King County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. LETTER: Adding Portables at Rural Schools is a Regional Planning IssueRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    King County's Growth Management Planning Council convened a School Siting Task Force in 2012 to address the issue of school districts building schools in rural areas and then sending city kids out to the schools. The Task Force made a rule that no new schools could be built outside the Urban Growth Boundary, but didn't have time to address the issue of whether existing rural schools could be remodeled or be expanded.

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  2. Sound Transit receives $1.3 billion loan that could benefit Federal Way projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Federal Way Mirror

    ... infrastructure are needed to meet the demand for transit services," said Sound Transit Board Chair and King County Executive Dow Constantine. "This innovative financing allows local tax dollars to go farther in building the regional system. We are ...

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  3. Pearson begins legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Disaster mitigation, domestic violence, financial crimes and marijuana processing in residential zones are just a few of the items on Washington State Senator Kirk Pearson's agenda going in the 2015 legislative session. Pearson represents the 39th Legislative District, which includes most of Snohomish and Skagit counties and a small section of King County.

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  4. King County and SeaTac prepare for the Seahawks Super Bowl returnRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Highline Times

    ... Center) training facility in Renton as well as all access roads will be closed prior to the team leaving. a The King County Sheriff's office is encouraging all fans to carpool and to be respectful of residential driveways in the area. a Fun fact: ...

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  5. Search & Rescue awarded grant to build rescue vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    King County Explorer Search and Rescue is building a new command and communications vehicle that will improve search and rescue services throughout the region. This year, Explorer SAR was awarded $100,000 from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust securing the remaining funds in order to start construction in January.

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  6. Gardeners take note, seed exchange is back in Fall CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    ... Snoqualmie Valley, Strategies for Provident Living, and Sno-Valley Tilth, three small local non-profits. King County 4Culture also contributed to the event. The local seed exchange is part of an international movement to preserve small scale, ...

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  7. Expanded recycling for bulbs, tubes with mercury offered at King County transfer stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Bothell Reporter

    Safely recycling compact fluorescent lights , fluorescent tubes, and other light bulbs that contain toxic mercury is about to get a lot easier at several King County solid waste transfer stations. Thanks to a new statewide product stewardship law that resulted in the LightRecycle Washington program, mercury-containing light bulbs and tubes are now accepted at no charge at the County's Bow Lake, Enumclaw, and Vashon recycling and transfer stations.

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  8. King County Sheriff makes Super Bowl betRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Kirkland Reporter

    King County Sheriff John Urquhart has made a friendly wager on Super Bowl XLIX with Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins of the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department in Boston, Mass. If the New England Patriots lose, Tompkins will be sending a dozen lobster tail pastries from Luberto's Bakery in Revere, Mass.

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  9. Rare type of syphilis infects 6 statewide, leaves 2 blindRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Seattle Times

    Health officials are warning about an unusual cluster of syphilis infections that strike the eyes, with six cases reported in Washington state since mid-December, including four in King County. Two people have been blinded by the disease.

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  10. Group aims to reduce gang problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Kent Reporter

    The Suburban King County Coordinating Council on Gangs, an organization created in 2011 to help stymie gang issues has begun implementing a plan to help reduce and intervene in gang problems in South King County, including Renton, Auburn and Kent. The council members include Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke, Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas, members from the Kent School District and Mike Heinisch, executive director with Kent Youth and Family Services.

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  11. Federal Way man pleads not guilty to string of 7-Eleven robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Federal Way Mirror

    Police arrested a Federal Way man believed to have robbed 20 stores throughout King and Pierce Counties. This video footage shows the suspect on Dec. 14, when he robbed a Federal Way 7-11 store.

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  12. White Center Community Development Association Business Mixer is Jan. 28Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The White Center Blog

    The White Center Community Development Association will be hosting a business mixer on Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the King County Sheriff's Storefront located at 9609 16th Ave SW. The featured speaker will be Marty Lyons, who will be hosting a seminar on lean management training for business owners.

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  13. Police find drugs, guns, stolen goods at Burien 'problem house'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KOMO News

    Police found drugs, guns and several pieces of stolen mail Thursday afternoon when they raided a so-called "problem house" in Burien. The home, located in the 12400 block of 12th Avenue South, has been on the radar of law enforcement for months, according to the King County Sheriff's Office.

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  14. Problem house in Burien shut down for squatters, stolen property & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Waterland Blog

    On Thursday just before 1 p.m. detectives and deputies with the Burien Police and King County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at a house in the 12400 block of 12th Ave South. This location has been the source of criminal activity for several months, with seven stolen cars recovered there in the past two months.

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  15. Amazon’s nappies fail to hold upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Seattle Times

    ... other" begins the origin story for Mutual of Enumclaw, the largest private employer based in the rural South King County town whose name it bears. But more than a century later, critics are asking whether the insurer's management is looking out for ...

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  16. Deputy questions Kent Police role in probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Kent Reporter

    How the Kent Police Department gave an unsubstantiated accusation to the King County Sheriff's Office about Andy's alleged misuse of a nonprofit agency's funds. "For six months, they ripped my husband's life apart," Laura Conner said of the 2013 investigation by the Sheriff's Office, the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office into the deputy and The Genesis Project, a SeaTac drop-in center that helps get girls and women out of sex trafficking by getting them into school or finding them a job.

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  17. Mutual of Enumclaw reorganization stirs controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Seattle Times

    "We were founded in 1898 by a group of local farmers who wanted to look out for each other" begins the origin story for Mutual of Enumclaw, the largest private employer based in the rural South King County town whose name it bears. But more than a century later, critics are asking whether the insurer's management is looking out for itself rather than the policy holders who own the company.

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  18. Sundaya s Seattle Seahawks sendoff set for SeaTac streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... International Airport. Check out our photo gallery from last year's sendoff . Here are some specifics from the King County Sheriff's Office on logistics and road closures for Sunday's Seahawks sendoff: To ensure fan safety, barricades will be staged ...

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  19. Counting them in: King County surveys its homeless youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Crosscut.com

    ... to find; often, they don't want to be found. So how do you quantify - and serve - such an elusive demographic? King County has been conducting its annual Count Us In survey since 2011 in an effort to do exactly that, steadily gathering information ...

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  20. Big Seahawks send-off planned for Sunday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KOMO News

    ... viewing areas along S. 188th Street between 46th Ave. S. and 28th Ave. S., according to DB Gates with the King County Sheriff's Office. Barricades will be staged along the route for fan safety and signs will direct fans to approved viewing areas. ...

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