King County Newswire

King County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for King County, WA.

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  1. With the cut of Toilet Paper, bathroom re-opens at Heritage & Cultural CenterRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The TukWil Blog

    ... in 1922 as a two room schoolhouse. Through the years it also served as Tukwila City Hall and as a branch of the King County Library System. Today it houses a collection of historical artifacts and is the home to the Tukwila Historical Society. It ...


  2. Where can you set off fireworks in King County?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Washington has its own laws for when fireworks can be legally sold and detonated, but then each county, city and town has its own restrictions, as well. How are you supposed to know what's what? We'll lay it out for you in King County.


  3. King County Fire Chiefs warn of fireworks danger, urge residents to attend professional showsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    Fire Chiefs from around King County are urging citizens to attend one of the many professional public fireworks displays during the Fourth of July weekend. Prolonged dry weather and below average spring rainfall have prompted premature grass and vegetation growth, creating more fuel nearly six weeks earlier than normal.


  4. Embattled attorney: 'Accuse me of chutzpah, but nothing more'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KOMO News

    ... on the day he quit. "At worst," Kong said by email, "someone could accuse me of chutzpah, but nothing more." King County prosecutors and the Bellevue Police Department disagree with Kong on that point. Kong was charged on April 9 with first-degree ...


  5. OPINION: Pacific Highway transit route makes more long-term senseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Waterland Blog

    ... funding measures. In the late 1980s, a Bellevue mayor publicly questioned why we needed a rail line to South King County, opining "Nobody lives there." That's been the flaw in transportation planning in this region since they built Interstate 5, ...


  6. King County officials issue safety directives for fireworks; hot tempsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    With dry conditions and hot temperatures expected to continue into next week , emergency management personnel and Public Health officials have issued the following safety directives for King County residents: a Check on at-risk friends, family, and neighbors twice a day . a Stay cool.


  7. Need Detox? King County Loses Public Beds As Overdoses RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Ross Reynolds talks with Dennis Donovan, director of the University of Washington's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, about the loss of detox beds in King County and what that means for people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.


  8. Voter registration deadline July 6 for primary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Redmond Reporter

    Citizens who want to vote in the Aug. 4 primary election have until July 6 to register to vote or update voter registration information online or by mail. King County Elections will mail primary election ballots to all registered voters on July 15, so it's important that citizens register to vote and keep their address and other information, including their signature, updated.


  9. King County Councilmember Jane Hague endorsed by Kirkland mayor and city councilmembersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

    King County Councilmember Jane Hague has received the endorsement of Kirkland city leaders including Mayor Amy Walen, Deputy Mayor Penny Sweet and City Councilmembers Doreen Marchione, Jay Arnold and Toby Nixon. "Jane has been our go-to person in Kirkland with the county, when we have a problem we call Jane, and she delivers," Walen said.


  10. 2 weeks until ballots go out in historic City Council election. Are you registered?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog

    If you're looking forward to voting in the primary for the first-ever City Council District 1 election - you'll be able to do that starting in a little over two weeks: King County Elections says it's sending out the August 4th ballots two weeks from today. But you can't vote if you're not registered, and the deadline for getting that done is a lot sooner - July 6th, if you want to do it the easy way, registering online or by postal mail.


  11. Don't Get Too Drunk to Register to Vote This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Stranger

    ... in person . In-person registrations are open all the way up until July 27 , but you'll need to visit the King County Elections headquarters in Renton or the King County Voter Registration Annex in downtown Seattle to do it. Also, if you don't ...


  12. Tukwila man killed in Federal Way motorcycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    ... Accident Investigation Team and Total Station responded to the Tukwila man's accident but he died on impact. The King County Medical Examiner and a chaplain were also present. Federal Way Police Department spokeswoman Cathy Schrock said Sanchez was ...


  13. King County Housing Authority earns high marks from HUDRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently evaluated the physical condition of King County Housing Authority's public housing portfolio, which overall received a score of 97.5 out of a possible 100 points. King County Housing Authority's 80-unit Southridge House in Federal Way received a perfect score of 100.


  14. Department fined by L&I for handling of house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... interpretation and he doesn't agree with L&I's assessment. However, he was glad VIFR decided to join the South King County Training Consortium, a program that meets the L&I demand and will have career firefighters and volunteer officers doing ...


  15. Vashon's amateur radio operators use national exercise to tune their skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... such as an earthquake strike and several medicines be needed, ham radio operators could send an email message to King County disaster officials, with everything clearly spelled out. While people may be drawn to ham radios for a variety of reasons, ...


  16. Officials in standoff with armed suspect in Maple Valley woodsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    Hostage negotiators and a SWAT team are involved in a standoff with a reported sex offender Tuesday night in the unincorporated area of Maple Valley. Officials responded to a call about a sex offense in the 18800 block of Southeast 164th Street about 6 p.m., the King County Sheriff's Office said.


  17. Transit service changes on July 3 and 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Covington Reporter

    King County Metro Transit bus routes will operate with a Sunday schedule Friday, July 3, in observation of Independence Day, and operate Saturday service levels on Saturday, July 4. During the holiday weekend, many routes will be redirected around community celebrations around the county. Changes also are in store for the King County water taxis.


  18. Group to submit NHL expansion application for Seattle suburbRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Erie Times News

    ... publicly but continues to explore the viability of a project for that city. Hansen has a deal with the city and King County that provides up to $200 million in bond funds if he can get an NBA team and NHL club together. The deal does not have any ...


  19. Opinion: Campaign Kick-off event for Steve Fields, Candidate for Mayor of RedmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    ... and business experiences, including Regional finance manager at both Nextel and Western Wireless, Supervisor at King County Office of Policy Strategy and Department of Executive Services, Co-Owner of Down Pour Coffee Bar LLC and other small and ...


  20. Be safe, responsible with fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    ... will also be banned in the city. Fall City: Fireworks can be discharged in Fall City (and all unincorporated King County) only on July 4, between 9 a.m. and midnight. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to ...