King County Newswire

King County Newswire

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  1. Five reasons to vote for Valderrama | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Redmond Reporter

    ... Rescue board. He's on the Sammamish Public Safety Committee. You can't help but feel safe with him. ENVIRONMENT: King County removed 2,000 trees from the north section of the Sammamish River Trail, including 260 significant and landmark trees. He ...


  2. Questioning zoning to include marijuana processing and production facilities | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Redmond Reporter

    ... closer to the business park. Another point of consideration is the Urban Planned Development agreement between King County and our community that has clear intent to avoid exactly what is being proposed. We think the lack of an environmental study ...


  3. 2 women's lives threatened during separate King County rapesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    According to charging documents, a 41-year-old woman planned to smoke pot with a friend, but the friend picked up another man she'd never met, 25-year-old Damian L. Blevins. Blevins reportedly kept commenting on the woman's body and asked her if she knew anyone who would be willing to exchange sexual acts for money.


  4. King County Executive Dow Constantine Wins National Award for Arts LeadershipRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, in partnership with the National Association of Counties , will present the 2016 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership to Dow Constantine of King County, Washington , on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at the NACo annual conference in Long Beach, California. Constantine has been an avid supporter of arts and culture for his entire political career in King County, not just through words of support, but in actions that have enhanced the position of the arts and culture as a critical element of a healthy society, a key part of King County's economic development strategy.


  5. Re-elect U.S. Sen. Patty MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... how the political games are played, having been elected to one term as a state representative and two on the King County Council. He ran for Congress in 2000 and lost to U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, then led the state Republican Party until 2006. Now Vance ...


  6. Eric Newman for King County Superior Court Judge Position 44Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    The strong group of candidates running for King County Superior Court Judge Position 44 bodes well for a seat that has an outsized effect on the lives of individuals and families. Newman edges out the other candidates because of the breadth of his experience, including three years serving as judge pro tempore in King County District Court."


  7. King County citizens and landowners defeat septic tax | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Redmond Reporter

    Standing room-only crowds showed up at public comment meetings during the week of June 21 in Ravensdale, Woodinville and Fall City to voice their concerns about the Seattle/King County Board of Health's proposed plan to tax all on-site septic system owners for the use of their privately-owned septic systems. The proposed "annual tax" and expansion of the board's authority to oversee the inspection and maintenance of septic systems located on private property was unlawful and overreaching.


  8. Summer Teen Musical 'Seussical' opens tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    ... triumphant. Seussical is fun for the whole family! The show stars 21 teens from around the Renton and south King County area. Tickets are $25 for adults, $17 for Seniors and Students and $10 for kids age 10 and under. We encourage an open exchange ...


  9. City launches website, campaign to address homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Redmond Reporter

    ... so members could come up with solutions on how to address homelessness. She said the campaign is built around King County's All Home initiative - which has the same focus of addressing and ending homelessness. "It's really a challenge for the ...


  10. TSA agent took upskirt photos of women at Seattle airport, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A Transportation Security Administration agent was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of taking upskirt photos of female passengers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. King County, Wash., prosecutors say Fernandez left a TSA checkpoint during a break at 11:15 a.m. and rode an escalator to a lower level of the airport where he stood behind a woman wearing a skirt and began videotaping beneath it with his mobile phone, according to a probable cause statement.


  11. Athletes for Kids recognized as top mentoring program by statewide organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Mercer Island Reporter

    Athletes for Kids, a youth mentoring program that matches children who have special needs with high school athletes in East King County, was named an Expert Partner by Mentoring Works Washington. Athletes for Kids achieved Expert level through a rigorous, guided evaluation process that is based on over 20 years of national research and experienced practitioner insight.


  12. Residents concerned about potential pot facilities on Redmond RidgeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Redmond Reporter

    On Monday, King County Council is scheduled to vote on a zoning code measure that includes an amendment that could bring marijuana growing and processing plants to urban reserves. This vote has a growing group of residents on Redmond Ridge concerned because if the measure passes, it could greatly affect their community.


  13. King County Council to act on pot regulations at meeting on MondayRead the original story

    Yesterday | The White Center Blog

    The King County Council announced that it will take action on pot regulations at its meeting on Monday, July 25. As we previously reported, numerous residents in unincorporated areas - including in and around White Center - have expressed concerns regarding the existing regulations for marijuana production, processing and retailing. "In order to review these concerns in rural areas, as well as consider an Executive proposal to regulate clustering of retail locations, the King County Council voted to pass a four-month moratorium on the acceptance of applications for or the establishment or location of new marijuana producers, processors and retailers on April 25, 2016," the council said.


  14. VRFA fire and rescue blotter | July 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Auburn Reporter

    ... (Auburn). After running a red light, a car taking a turn through an intersection struck a man on his bicycle. King County Medic One transported the man to Harborview Medical Center with injuries to his head and ribs. Aid call: 8 p.m., (Lea Hill). ...


  15. Out of the Past: North Bend woman catches 7-lb. walleye; Si View Babe ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    The following stories happened this week, 25 and 50 years ago, as reported in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. From the Record's archives: The King County Council has allocated $310,119 for flood mitigation projects in the Valley.


  16. Kirkland police blotter: Man tries to escape officers through bathroom windowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kirkland Reporter

    ... Cokato, Montana man collapsed outside of the Juanita QFC. Medics and Kirkland Aid were unable to revive him. The King County Medical Examiner took possession of his body. Death: 11:25 p.m., 11200 block of NE 109th Ln.; A woman, whose name and age ...


  17. Writers sought for Bellevue ballot measure statementsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bellevue Reporter

    ... write the statements for and against the two possible ballot measures. The statements will be published in the King County voter's pamphlet along with the full text of the ballot measures. Residents interested in participating on the committees to ...


  18. Sex offender arrested for public masturbation within 12 hours of jail releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 30-year-old man was arrested for public masturbation in SeaTac last Saturday morning within 12 hours of being released from jail. Jail records indicate he had just been released from King County Jail on Friday night after serving a sentence for failure to register as a sex offender.


  19. A vote for homeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Real Change

    ... a good investment." Primary voters are a dedicated, dying breed. Approximately 39 percent of eligible voters in King County turned out for the Aug. 7 primary in 2012, the last presidential election. In the general election, held in November of that ...


  20. Out of the ashesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Real Change

    ... brand new, fully-furnished room. The program opened in Auburn at a time when experts and youth advocates across King County are pushing for a more comprehensive approach to supporting young people on the streets. The experiences, as well as the ...