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51 min ago | Renton Reporter
Deputies attempted to arrest 36-year-old Jeremy Alan Maddelena in the area of SE 136 St. and 171st Ave. Maddelena fled the scene in a stolen car before he could be arrested.
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5 hrs ago | The Bothell Reporter
King County Executive Dow Constantine said he is ready to look for another way to fund Metro bus service in the county if the state Legislature does not pass a stateside transportation package.
7 hrs ago | Seattle Times
A man pleaded guilty yesterday to fatally stabbing his cousin last Christmas Eve in Auburn, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.
11 hrs ago | Washington Policy Center
Both Pierce Transit and Community Transit plan to add service hours without raising taxes.
15 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Newly elected Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant and Obama agree on raising the minimum wage, its just that Sawant wants it higher at $15 an hour.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishnessa Dickens was talking about London and Paris in his novel published more than 150 years ago, but he might have been describing 21st century farming.
A proposed ordinance regarding development regulations for recreational marijuana producers, processors and retailers prompted Redmond Ridge residents to make the drive across the water to attend Monday's King County Council meeting in Seattle to voice their concerns about how their community could be affected.
Seven thousand same-sex couples were wed in Washington during the first nine months of marriage equality in the Evergreen State, according to figures released on Thursday by the state Department of Health.
While the House held hearings this week on whether President Obama exceeded his executive powers on immigration policies and whether there are " biosignatures " in outer space , the most populous county in Washington state is forging ahead on an immigration-related bill to fill gaps left by Congressional inaction on immigration reform.
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Metro Transit held the first of its public outreach meetings on the proposed drastic cuts to service at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center Tuesday, Dec. 3 Metro has said that service cuts could begin in June as other funding runs out, and would be phased in over time unless the legislature takes action to pass a transportation package.
Rapidly increasing electricity demand on the Eastside means it's time for a major expansion of transmission lines, Puget Sound Energy announced Wednesday.
King County prosecutors charged Vanetta Richardson, 34, of Renton, with second-degree murder today, accusing her of shooting her unarmed husband seven times as he tried to flee their house on Sunday.
The 33rd Legislative District Democrats nominated Kent City Councilwoman Elizabeth Albertson Tuesday night to fill the state House seat being vacated by State Rep. Dave Upthegrove, D-Des Moines.
I am frequently awestruck by the generosity of our vendors, and last week it happened again.
In the blue cap and gown is Michael Delfin-Rodriguez , celebrating his graduation from New Start High School on the Evergreen campus in White Center, with his dad Sergio .
King County prosecutors say 32-year-old Uriel Boyd shot 26-year-old Jowanna Gooden in the head in a dispute over damage to his car.