King County Newswire

King County Newswire

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  1. Be aware of sex offenders, Bremerton Police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Central Kitsap Reporter

    ... in the first degree with a deadly weapon, and one count of attempted kidnapping in the first degree in King County in 1991. Edward A. Jones Jr., 58, 5'9", 147 pounds. Brown hair and hazel eyes. Jones has registered to reside in the 1,000 block of ...

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  2. Sen. Roach plans to run for Pierce County CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The News Tribune of Tacoma reported Monday that in May, Roach changed the address on her voter registration from her seven-acre farm in South King County to a house she owns in Sumner. Council members are required to be residents and registered voters of their districts for at least one year prior to filing for their position.

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KNDO

    Despite months of hard work and coordination between event organizers and city officials, the State and King County Health Departments reported that they could not accommodate the event this year due to increased permit requests according to a Slide the City release. Hilary Karasz from King County and Seattle Health Department said in response that is 'completely wrong' and went on to say "Our department has done our best to help bring the event to our region, and we strongly support opportunities for our residents to participate in water recreation as long as that can be done safely.

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  4. Child rape suspect facing justice after 12 years on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KOMO News

    A man accused of raping his 11-year-old cousin is headed back to King County Court this week after spending more than a decade on the lam in Mexico. U.S. Marshals arrested 32-year-old Victor O. Cerda in Jalisco, Mexico last January, and he was later extradited back to King County Jail.

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  5. Miloscia honored by developmental disability advocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    Sen. Mark Miloscia was recognized this week for his efforts to support services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Sen. Mark Miloscia of Federal Way received the King County Family Coalition/Arc of King County award for his efforts to support services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families this week.

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  6. Another victim and charges soon to come in Seahawks ticket scamRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Highline Times

    Last week the King County Sheriff's Office issued a warning about scams involving stolen or fake Seahawks tickets and shared the story of a recent arrest of one such scammer. Since that story another victim has come forward and their story has yielded more information regarding this particular suspect.

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  7. King County sets meetings to share details of proposed protected lands inventory changesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    Learn about a proposed King County Charter Open Space Amendment update to add 4,000 acres of County-owned property to its "High Conservation Value Property Inventory" at any of four upcoming public meetings. The acreage that would be added in this proposed update is already owned by King County Parks and no new land would be purchased as a result of the proposed action.

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  8. Give public input on Sound Transit Sept. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mercer Island Reporter

    The City and Sound Transit, in cooperation with the Washington State Department of Transportation and King County Metro, will be holding a public meeting from 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 24 at the Community Center.

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  9. WA: Low Pay, Long Pricey Commute Often Go Hand in HandRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    Aug. 30--Simon Nakhale remembers the night his 20-year-old son, Leo, walked nearly three hours because he had missed the last bus home. With no money for a cab ride, no family car or friends available to pick him up, Leo followed the map on his smartphone to their home in the Fairwood area of unincorporated King County.

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  10. Debadutta Dash Joins the Sheraton Bellevue as General ManagerRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... founder of the South Asian Music and Performing Arts Resource Center (SAMPARC) and alumnus of the United Way of King County Project LEAD Program and the ACLF Leadership Program. He is former president and current board members for the Asian ...

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  11. Storm knocks out power to 238,000 Puget Sound Energy customers | UPDATERead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PNW Local News

    ... 2,600 in Kenmore and approximately 200 in Bothell. There are approximately 1,100 customers without power in King County. "We have 60 line crews and 16 tree crews working to help with restoration efforts, including additional crews brought into the ...

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  12. King County meetings on proposed protected lands inventory changesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    Learn about a proposed King County Charter Open Space Amendment update to add 4,000 acres of County-owned property to its "High Conservation Value Property Inventory" at any of four upcoming public meetings. The acreage that would be added in this proposed update is already owned by King County Parks and no new land would be purchased as a result of the proposed action.

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  13. Potential early release of murderer angers Reichert, Prosecutor SatterbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Seattle Times

    ... woman, was raped and left hanging by her neck from a railing. Reichert, the Washington congressman who, as a King County sheriff's homicide detective, investigated dozens of Green River killer crime scenes, still remembers the tavern murders as ...

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  14. King County Councilwoman Jane Hague endorsed by county leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Kirkland Reporter

    King County Councilmember Jane Hague has been endorsed by a bipartisan group of county officials from across the state. Including, Skagit County Chair Ken Dahlstedt and Commissioner Ron Wesen; Snohomish County Chair Dave Somers, Vice-Chair Terry Ryan and Treasurer Kirke Sievers; Island County Chair Helen Price Johnson; Klickitat County Commissioner David Sauter; Whatcom County Councilmember Pete Kremen; Spokane County Commission Chair Todd Mielke.

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  15. The power of play: You're never too old, and it's good for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | HeraldNet

    ... you need something like that to keep you going," says Thomas, who is semi-retired and a part-time bus driver for King County Metro Transit. Thomas is always on the hunt for more members to join the Edmonds Petanque Club, which meets three times ...

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  16. Vasa Park beach reopens following sewage overflowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Bellevue Reporter

    Seattle and King County on Thursday approved the reopening of Vasa Park beach, which was temporarily closed following a brief sewage overflow from the Sunset Pump Station on Monday afternoon. An electrical failure inside the station shut down pumping equipment, causing about 13,000 gallons of sewage to overflow into nearby Vasa Park and Lake Sammamish.

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  17. Man impersonating firefighter may have duped 93-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Columbian

    A man impersonating a firefighter may have tricked a 93-year-old woman in Enumclaw so that others could steal from her garage on Monday, according to the King County Sheriff's Office. The man, described in a news release as wearing yellow work clothes and carrying a clipboard, asked to check out fire hazards in the woman's home, the sheriff's office said.

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  18. Redmond parks director Larsen announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Redmond Reporter

    ... have made the city a better place to live and I am grateful for his contribution." Larsen previously worked at King County for 24 years and at the City of Lynnwood for four years. Katie Anderson, deputy director of the department, will be acting ...

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  19. Citizen's arrest in White Center lands 'most wanted' rapist Demarcus LinwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The White Center Blog

    The King County Sheriff's Office is reporting that a citizen's arrest Friday morning in White Center landed 'most wanted' fugitive rapist Demarcus Linwood in jail. Linwood apparently failed to register as a Sex Offender, and was granted permission to attend a funeral - but he disappeared instead.

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  20. We all owe a thanks to those who fought to keep libarary where it is | Editor's NoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Renton Reporter

    ... of the fray. What had happened was that the people had voted to turn control of the Renton Library over to the King County Library System and promised to build two replacement libraries in the process. Following that vote, the administration, the ...

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