King County Newswire

King County Newswire

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  1. Somers pulling Lovick backers in Snohomish County executive raceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | HeraldNet

    Some powerful political players who worked to retain John Lovick as Snohomish County executive last year are now trying to unseat him. Those who have switched alliances include the political arm of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish counties .

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  2. Naming streets after good guys | Q&A with Mr. Federal WayRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Federal Way Mirror

    ... construe those directions. Mr. Federal Way also doesn't care to be looked at as a bad guy. Can you imagine how King County Councilman Pete von Reichbauer must feel every time he reads through the Mirror's police blotter and sees that a wanted felon ...

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  3. Animal services canvassing Kenmore, beginning in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Bothell Reporter

    Regional Animal Services of King County representatives will conduct door-to-door canvassing to educate Kenmore residents about licensing requirements and ensure all cats and dogs are properly licensed. Canvassers in Kenmore will be easily recognized by a County I.D. badge, business cards and logo shirt and jacket.

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  4. $500,000 send-off for Greater Victoria sewage program bossRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... negotiating skills. He has been incredibly professional and added value to the project." The representative for King County, Washington, on the Seaterra Commission, Pam Elardo, has resigned, citing her frustration over the lack of progress on ...

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  5. Marrow donor drives planned in Olympia, Bellevue for state trooper Renee PadgettRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    ... cells. During that time, she organized a school bus-safety campaign with the Maple Valley Police Department, the King County Sheriff's Office and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. a Friday, Aug. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Olympia. Blood ...

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  6. County honors school district, Sammamish businesses for waste preventionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Sammamish Review

    Sammamish Montessori School, Accents Et Cetera Gift Baskets and the Issaquah School District were honored by King County's Solid Waste Division on its eighth annual list of Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling. Every year, King County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Solid Waste Division honor businesses and organizations for adopting practices that reduce waste and increase recycling.

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  7. Somers pulling Lovick backers in Snohomish County executive raceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Some powerful political players who worked to retain John Lovick as Snohomish County executive last year are now trying to unseat him. Those who have switched alliances include the political arm of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish counties .

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  8. Bomb threat prompts police to search mall | Federal Way Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    ... him. After police were called, the girl fled the scene but police found her at a park and she was taken to King County Juvenile Detention. Man steals, damages panhandler's property: At 6:34 p.m. on July 26 in the 31200 block of Pacific Highway S., a ...

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  9. Questioning tax hikes | LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Redmond Reporter

    ... support staff in K-12 schools. According to King5, the initiative passed with close to 60 percent approval in King County. In years past, we didn't see that level of support for Redmond's budget plans. And we didn't get the state to support ...

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  10. Names and FacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    In this Oct. 5, 2011 file photo, former CBS News anchor Dan Rather attends the premiere of "The Ides of March" in New York. a A King County, Wash., judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a man who had sued for the release of graphic photos and other police records from the 1994 death of Kurt Cobain .

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  11. Identity of person found dead in a duffle bag in SeaTac releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Highline Times

    Earlier this week deputies with the SeaTac police were shocked and horrified to find a duffle bag containing the remains of a human body outside of the Abbey Ridge Apartments complex in SeaTac. Today the King County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the deceased.

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  12. Salmonella outbreak that may be tied to pork growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The state Department of Health says the number of Salmonella cases that may be tied to pork products has grown in Washington, with at least 90 people reported to have gotten sick. The Seattle Times reports that 55 of the cases have been reported in King County.

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  13. Judge tosses lawsuit seeking Kurt Cobain death-scene photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    A judge has thrown out a lawsuit seeking the release of graphic photos and records from Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's death scene. The Seattle Times reports that King County Superior Court Judge Theresa Doyle dismissed Richard Lee's lawsuit over procedural missteps.

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  14. County schedules more Green River Trail closures in Kent for levee workRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    Maintenance work by King County continues along a dozen miles of levees that protect the cities of Renton, Tukwila and Kent from Green River flooding. This work requires temporary, intermittent closures of sections of the Green River Trail, which sits atop the levee system through the Green River Valley.

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  15. Woman discovered in a duffle bag in SeaTac identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    The King County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the body recovered earlier this week in a duffle bag at a SeaTac apartment complex as Jenna K. Ferguson, 23, from Payson, Utah. King County Sheriff's Office detectives have notified the family and determined she was in the Seattle area attending a church based drug rehab program called Gethsemane Ministries Church, according to a Sheriff's Office media release.

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  16. Renton woman injured in Wednesday house fire diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Renton Reporter

    Rosemary L. Powell, 80, of Renton, who suffered critical injuries in a house fire on Talbot Road South Wednesday afternoon in Renton, has died. The King County Medical Examiner's Office determined she died of a cervical spine fracture, a broken neck.

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  17. King County Judge Upholds Port's Decision to Host Shell's Arctic Drilling Rig in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Stranger

    Seattle City Council member Mike O'Brien joined kayaktivists who demonstrated against the Polar Pioneer, one of Shell's contracted Arctic drilling rigs, as it left Seattle in June. Just a day after activists dangled from a Portland bridge to block a Shell-contracted ship from heading to the Arctic, a King County judge has affirmed Shell's right to park its Arctic drilling ships in Seattle .

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  18. Unions endorse Trans-inclusive health care coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Gay News

    ... endorsed the state's carbon emission reduction goals. Other highlights of the convention included speeches by King County Executive Dow Constantine and Congressman Adam Smith (D-9). Constantine recalled that the city of SeaTac, the site of the ...

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  19. Costco purchases land in southeast Redmond for long-delayed projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Times

    ... signaling that a long-delayed project to build a warehouse there could be moving forward after six years. King County records on Friday showed two parcels totaling 15.4 acres, in an area south of Union HIll Road, were sold to Costco on July 27 for ...

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  20. FOLLOWUP: Woman found in duffel bag had been in drug-rehab programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The SeaTac Blog

    ... in Payson, UT, was last seen around July 7 or 8 when she walked away from the program, detectives said. The King County Medical Examiner has notified her family. The medical examiner was not able to determine a cause of death, and Sheriff's ...

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