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King County Newswire

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  1. Lake Washington School District - Courtesy GraphicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | King County Journal

    According to Cindi West, public information officer for the King County Sheriff's Office , the threat they are investigating at Tesla STEM High School was from a message written on a bathroom wall. "We are not asking the school to take any measures," West said.


  2. Redmond middle ends modified lockdown; threat allegedly found at STEM high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PNW Local News

    ... alerting parents of a possible threat at the school. The message states that it was not a direct threat but the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is investigating. After school activities at STEM were mentioned in the message and the school is ...


  3. 10-year-old Covington boy dead, brother injured in ATV accident near EnumclawRead the original story

    Monday | PNW Local News

    According to the King County Sheriff's office the accident took place on private property near state Route 410 and milepost 35 about 15 miles east of We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use .


  4. 10 year old killed in ATV roll-overRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... near Enumclaw. KCPQ-TV reports that the older boy was driving the ATV on Sunday at about 2 p.m. on Sunday. The King County Sheriff's office says the boys were riding on private property near Highway 410 and milepost 35 when the accident happened. ...


  5. Editor's Notebook: Another stadium downtown is a bad ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | West Seattle Herald

    ... after and the dome was completed by March 1976. The stadium was named the Kingdome because of its location in King County. The Kingdome was demolished by implosion on March 26, 2000; the Seahawks' new stadium, Seahawks Stadium (now known as ...


  6. Balducci: Senate's action on Peterson must be reversedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kirkland Reporter

    Metropolitan King County Councilmember Claudia Balducci, who represents Kirkland, released this statement on the firing of State Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson on Saturday: "Having served on the Sound Transit board, I witnessed firsthand the passion, dedication, and skill that made Lynn Peterson the world class leader that she is. She deserves to keep working for the people of Washington.


  7. Intense, renowned local training program helps first responders save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bellevue Reporter

    ... the high-tech dummy "patient," which hovers between life and death. Each year, dozens of men and women in King County enroll in the Medic One program - one of the most strenuous paramedic training programs in the country - and practice emergency ...


  8. 10-year-old boy dead, brother critically injured after ATV rollover...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... boy is dead and another is suffering from life-threatening injuries after driving a quad off a berm in Enumclaw. King County Sheriff's Office say that the 14-year-old was driving the quad at the time of the collision. The 10-year-old was the ...


  9. 3 Washington men arrested in Oregon fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Police say three King County, Washington, men suspected in a fatal shooting are in custody following a high-speed police chase from Oregon into Washington. Gresham, Oregon, police say a man was shot to death Friday afternoon near an elementary school.


  10. Symetra Heroes in the Classroom Celebrates 10th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 |

    With a new school year underway, Symetra and the Seattle Seahawks are once again looking for nominations for the Symetra Heroes in the Classroom teacher recognition program. Bellevue-based Symetra, a national provider of employee benefits, annuities and life insurance, and the Seattle Seahawks have honored 200 educators around King County since the program's inception in 2006.


  11. King County Arrests 3 Suspects In Connection With Several Car Break-InsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 |

    Sammamish Police determination, video and an alert resident helped lead to the arrests of three suspects in connection with what might be 30 or more car break-ins in Seattle, Redmond, Mercer Island and other areas in King County. By clicking "Subscribe!", you agree to have read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .


  12. New kiosk increases educational opportunities along the GreenwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... on the Greenway. Pesterfield said she began research on such projects in other places and found one in a park in King County, Wash., that the committee liked. The four-sided design appealed to the committee because of all the information that could ...


  13. Police seeking public's help identifying White Center armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The White Center Blog

    The King County Sheriff's Office is attempting to identify the person responsible for an armed robbery at a gas station on Roxbury Street in White Center on Tuesday, Feb. 2: The suspect is described as an unknown race male in his 20s, wearing a black sweatshirt and jeans, along with a black ball cap.


  14. Gun purchases allowed if background checks unresolved after waiting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... a background check may be delayed. But they are legally allowed to sell the gun after 10 days have passed. The King County Sheriff's Office confirmed that the law does not allow a licensed dealer to deliver any firearm to a purchaser or transferee ...


  15. City's homeless crisis confirmed with One Night CountRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Madison Park Times

    Over the course of a few hours early Friday morning , more than 1,000 volunteers guided by the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness recorded a 19-percent spike in the county's homeless population. This amounts to 4,505 people living outside, compared to 3,772 counted last year.


  16. Man in Renton movie theater shooting charged with assaultRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    King County prosecutors have charged a 29-year-old man with third-degree assault for allegedly firing a handgun inside a Renton movie theater, injuring a woman seated in front of him. The Seattle Times reports Dane Gillian of Newcastle was charged Tuesday.


  17. Guest commentary: Coal, oil trains offer more threat than benefit to regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | HeraldNet

    ... and barge traffic, there's more work to do to protect our region and our communities. Dow Constantine is the King County executive and chairman of SELA. Tim Ballew II is the chairman of the Lummi Nation and leads the Northwest Alliance. For more ...


  18. Catch-up: 2015Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Mile Zero

    ... of course, that the paper has a page just for Dr. King, since they were a major part of the campaign to rename King County in his honor back in 1995. It's pretty cool to keep that tradition going. Finally, just this week, we published a Pacific NW ...


  19. Tenants on public aid find some doors closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Olympian

    ... "We are no longer participating in the Section 8 Housing Program," the letter says. Seattle, unincorporated King County, Tumwater and other communities treat users of federal housing aid as a protected class similar to people who face discrimination ...


  20. This Week: Iowa And New Hampshire? What About Us?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    How come America isn't mocking Washington state as unrepresentative and irrelevant? Also, why do people of color favor Hillary Clinton? A pilotless car self-drives around Kirkland, is that our future? And what is the lesson of the shooting in the Jungle? Bill Radke interprets this week's news with former King County Executive Ron Sims, lawyer and activist Gyasi Ross, and Seattle Times editorial writer Jonathan Martin.