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2 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror
A proposed trail project at Panther Lake has reached the 85 percent design phase, prompting a review by Public Works Director Carrie Roe to the Federal Way City Council, during the council's Dec. 3 meeting.
Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
6 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter
How important are salmon to Northwest culture? Native American tribes have relied on them for generations, settlers reaped the benefits of massive salmon runs and commercial fishing operations have turned them into a common menu option.
The city plans to post a number of signs and shut the Alm Way Bridge, over Gardiner Creek, next week.
"WA-13-545330-JUD IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR THE COUNTY OF KING JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. ESTATE OF RITA A. SCHARF; STEVEN A. SCHARF; JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.; SAMMAMISH PARKWAY CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION; STATE OF WASHINGTON, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES; UNKNOWN HEIRS, SPOUSE, ... (more)
Charter schools are not legally allowed to discriminate against children, but many are setting high expectations of volunteer time from family members as part of their enrollment standards.
Data can track how people these days are likely to die in King County. We now also know some of the leading causes of death are more prevalent in some parts of the region than others.
For people who expect to have health coverage when the new year starts, the deadline to enroll for a health plan is December 23. But signing up through the state's health exchange has been rough for the last several days.
In an editorial today , the Seattle Times urged restraint for people making assumptions about last year's landmark marijuana legalization law.
A King County jury has returned a $50 million verdict against a Kent public hospital and a medical testing firm after finding both failed to detect a severe genetic problem in a fetus.
This is an image provided through security footage at the Key Bank in Bellevue, which the 'Cyborg Bandit' is suspected of robbing on Sept.
Due to extremely low temperatures expected to continue into the early part of the week along with the forecast of snow, the City of Renton in partnership with Catholic Community Services will continue to open the Severe Weather Shelter at Renton Harambee Center through Wednesday morning, Dec. 11. The shelter is located at Renton Harambee Center, ... (more)
A Seattle law firm said a King County jury has awarded $18 million to a woman who was injured in a "routine operation" at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.
Home to the Burien Actors Theatre as well as the Hi-Liners , the blaze appears to have damaged the old gym/auditorium that serves as a theater.
Andrea 'Kalissa' Bryant, 14, of Bothell is being sought by her parents and is listed by the King County Sheriff's Office as a runaway.
Threats of overnight snow and freezing drizzle left most of Western Washington braced for the biggest flurry of winterlike weather this season, as local governments and transit agencies prepared for roadway treachery come Tuesday morning.
Redmond Ridge residents will not get pot businesses in their community after a vote by the Metropolitan King County Council to override a proposal by County Executive Dow Constantine.