King County Newswire

King County Newswire

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  1. Multnomah County adopts paid parental leave policyRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago |

    ... leave." The county joins Seattle, which gives four weeks to employees, and San Fransisco that allows 12 weeks. King County, Wash., plans on offering 12 weeks next January, said Travis Graves, human resources director. Private employers in the region ...


  2. More Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr 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.


  3. Letter - Vote for Tom Hornish for Sammamish City CouncilRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sammamish Review

    ... (Sammamish Home Owners Inc.), Hornish demonstrated leadership in overturning abusive development implemented by King County and unwisely approved by the Sammamish City Council. The City Council needs Hornish's drive and determination, not a passive, ...


  4. Prosecutors: Kent man used cellphone to record woman using toilet at collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    ... man, for investigation of voyeurism and booked him into the SCORE jail, where he remains on $7,500 bail. The King County Prosecutor formally charged Smith Monday afternoon. His arraignment is at 9 a.m., Oct. 19 in Courtroom GA at the Norm Maleng ...


  5. Recent 'Speed Networking' event big success for Highline studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Waterland Blog

    Recently I participated in a 'Speed Networking' event for 60 Highline School District 10th, 11th and 12th grade students from Evergreen, Tyee and Highline High Schools. The event was hosted at Glen Acres Golf and Country Club and was sponsored by the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce with Carol Kolson as Mistress of Ceremony.


  6. Diaper banks address key needRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... are allowed, the cost of using them is high. Diaper need is predictably linked to poverty, the experts said. In King County, 11.5 percent of residents lived below the federal poverty level in 2013, a rate that jumped to 30 percent among households ...


  7. Open houses to feature Eastside Rail CorridorRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | City of Bellevue

    King County and several Eastside cities, including Bellevue, are planning for the future of the Eastside Rail Corridor . They are inviting public to a series of open houses to learn about options and provide feedback.


  8. Sheriff: Man shoots roommate after mistaking him for raccoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Officials with the King County Sheriff's Office say a man shot his roommate after mistaking him for a raccoon at their home outside Seattle. KOMO-TV reports a man was shot and wounded in the shoulder in the early morning hours Wednesday.


  9. Two men to be sentenced for 2010 murder of three men near KentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    ... faces a sentence range 75 to 95 years in prison, which includes the firearm enhancements, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. Velez-Fombona faces a sentence range of 10 to 18 years. They will be sentenced by King County ...


  10. Man to face animal cruelty charge for punching dog at Kent bus stopRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    A dog, punched last month by its owner at a Kent bus stop, has recovered and remains in the Regional Animal Services of King County shelter in Kent. Reynaldo Miramontes Pajarito, the owner of the dog, will face a second-degree animal cruelty charge on Oct. 23 in Kent Municipal Court after city prosecutors filed the charge on Oct. 2., according to Tami Perdue, city chief prosecuting attorney, and court officials.


  11. This year's flu shot expected to be more effectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    This year's flu shot expected to be more effective The health department says this years flu shot is at least 30% more effective than last year. Check out this story on KING COUNTY, Wash.


  12. County names roads task force to explore funding solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    King County Executive Dow Constantine and County Councilmember Kathy Lambert have named several regional leaders and community members to a panel charged with recommending sustainable solutions for funding bridges and roads in unincorporated King County. Among the appointments to the task force were Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson and Fall City Community Association President Ashley Glennon.


  13. Federal Way senator Miloscia announces bid to replace indicted state auditorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    ... in 2005 that aimed to cut the state's homeless population by 50 percent, and was honored with an award from the King County Family Coalition/Arc of King County for his support for individuals with developmental disabilities in 2015. He has served as ...


  14. From Copenhagen to Paris, Muoio on moveRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... Muoio will join officials from Atlanta; Boulder; Chula Vista, Calif.; Columbus; Des Moines; Grand Rapids; King County, Wash.; Oakland; Pittsburgh; Salt Lake City; and Santa Monica. Members of the Circle have committed to reducing local greenhouse ...


  15. Kirkland City Council approves $250,000 study for buses on CKCRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

    ... of the corridor the community wants." Additionally, Triplett said, the city has been having conversations with King County Metro about the possibility of regional express bus routes, where the study could also be applicable. "This study would be a ...


  16. 5 tips on cloud migration from those who knowRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CIO

    ... you're doing? This is a great opportunity." Bob Micielli, director of Enterprise Technology Services with King County, Wash. , said it's time to think outside the box...or at least outside the mainframe. The issue for many IT people is that they've ...


  17. Are there pesticides in your marijuana?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    ... inspections, some based on complaints. With interest rising about pesticides in pot, public health officials in King County distributed a guide Monday titled "What Marijuana Users Should Know" about pesticides. Pesticides are used routinely in ...


  18. Variety of fall fishing opportunities aboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    ... about 340,000 trout averaging 11 to 13 inches, along with some larger-sized ones. Lakes on the list last year in King County were Green, Angle, Bitter, Deep, Fenwick, Fish, Fivemile, Holm, Langlois, Morton and Shadow. There are plenty of other ...


  19. Take the Des Moines/King County Hazard Mitigation-Public Awareness SurveyRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Waterland Blog

    A partnership of local governments and regional stakeholders in King County is working together to update the King County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The purpose of this plan is to help local governments reduce the exposure of County residents to risks from natural hazards, such as earthquakes and floods.


  20. School board votes to approve later high school start timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mercer Island Reporter

    ... decide right now." Given that Bellevue high schoolers utilize public buses, the district will need to work with King County Metro to add additional routes - at $50,000 each. How a later school release would affect student athletes also has yet to be ...