King County Newswire (Page 8)

King County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for King County, WA. (Page 8)

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  1. Senate Panel Probes Role of Sound Transit in 2016 CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Seattle Weekly

    Sound Transit came under fire Thursday from a state legislative panel over the agency's release of emails to political forces supporting its $54 billion expansion and a mailer sent to voters outlining what the plan would cost them. The Senate Law and Justice Committee focused its three-hour hearing on Sound Transit's actions preceding the November 2016 election in which voters approved Proposition 1, the ballot measure for the expansion known as Sound Transit 3. The panel's Republicans sharply criticized Sound Transit for what it acknowledges was the improper release of email addresses of nearly 173,000 ORCA card holder to Mass Transit Now!, the political committee behind the pro ST3 campaign.


  2. Monroe dance instructor receives nine-month sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    ... times in his car while she was supposed to be in class. The girl also said she had had a crush on Backman. The King County Prosecutor's Office declined to press charges, as the alleged victim had denied sexual contact at the time. The alleged victim ...


  3. Seattle CityClub Launches Video Series Aimed at Voter ApathyRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Skanner

    ... nonpartisan nonprofit organization commissioned the video series in an effort to increase resident engagement in King County's upcoming November 7 election. "Voter apathy remains a key barrier to improving voter turnout. We want residents to know ... 1 comment

  4. Working families continue to overwhelmingly choose Jenny DurkanRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | Seattle Gay News

    ... Insulators and Firestop Containment Workers Local 7; ILWU Local 19; ILWU Local 52; Ironworkers Local 86; M. L. King County Labor Council; Laborers 242; Operating Engineers Local 302; Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters; Port of Seattle ...


  5. Wastemobile Household Hazardous Waste Collection Comes To Renton, Oct. 13-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Seattle Medium

    The Wastemobile , a traveling household hazardous waste collection service in King County, continues its 2017 season with a collection event in Renton, Oct. 13-15. The Wastemobile will be in the parking lot of McClendon's Hardware, 440 Rainier Ave., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.


  6. VIDEO: Here's raw footage of The B-Town Blog's final 2017 Candidate ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | The Waterland Blog

    ... Burien for public access? 44:53: According to the Housing Development Consortium, whose members include all of King County's nonprofit housing developers as well major banks, architects, attorneys, and government agenciesthe city of Burien needs at ...


  7. King County Gun Stores Are Selling Out of Bump StocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | The Stranger

    Are you looking for a bump fire stock to legally convert your semi-automatic rifle into what basically functions as a fully automatic machine gun? It will probably be hard to find one in King County, even though they're apparently in high demand after a gunman used the device as he massacred 58 people and injured hundreds more at a concert in Las Vegas on Sunday. The Las Vegas shooter had 12 rifles modified with bump stocks in his hotel room. 2 comments

  8. Few winners, many losers as retail goes online. NYC had better winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Crain's New York Business

    ... Only 20% added enough nonstore workers to offset the decline. No surprise that the biggest winner in all this is King County, Washington, home to you-know-who . Between 2012 and 2016, the percentage of employment of nonstore retail in the greater ...


  9. He was 20 and unarmed. A police shooting brings Seattle's Vietnamese...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... final exam, picked up his cap and gown and went home ecstatic for graduation the next day. Deputies from the King County Sheriff's Office said they responded that night to a 911 call reporting that an Asian man was chasing people with a knife in the ...


  10. County's water-availability certificates open to interpretationRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... on new houses to issuing building permits the same way they always have, with no additional check on water. King County is appending a caveat to all new building permits saying it's the applicant's responsibility to confirm that the proposed water ...


  11. Defense Lawyer Says Seattle City Attorney Broke Ethics Rules, Asks Judge to Throw Out Sex Buyer CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | The Stranger

    ... pending sexual exploitation cases." "I don't know how he characterizes it as a public letter," Leary, a former King County deputy prosecutor, says. "The only place I was able to find the letter was a hyperlink on your website." To back up that ...


  12. full October 4 issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Real Change

    ... Bertha Knight Landes room. The abuse began after a dispute at Janelle Burke's former workplace. A file at the King County Sheriff's Office includes images of Facebook posts from a person with a "White Lives Matter" avatar. They describe in graphic ...


  13. How ballot language could deal a legal blow to new youth jail fundingRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | Real Change

    ... for the 2012 ballot measure intended to fund the $210 million project was too vague, and that, as a result, King County had improperly assessed property owners at a higher rate than legally allowed since 2014. That could mean that as much as $150 ...


  14. Rabid bat found at Woodinville elementary school playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. WOODINVILLE, Wash. - King County health officials say a rabid bat was found on a playground at a Woodinville elementary school on Monday morning. The sick bat ...


  15. Comparing Anchor BancorpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | IntersportsWire

    ... located within Grays Harbor, Thurston, Lewis, Pierce and Mason counties, and a loan production office located in King County, Washington. It is in the business of attracting deposits from the public and utilizing those deposits to originate loans. ...


  16. Man dies 2 days after fight in Burien; suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Seattle Times

    A Burien man has been arrested for investigation of homicide in connection with the death of a man who was fatally injured in a fight Sunday night in Burien, the King County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Deputies responded to reports of a fight just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday in the 12400 block of Ambaum Boulevard Southwest and found a man on the ground, bleeding from his head.


  17. Burien man arrested for homicide after fight leads to another man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | The Waterland Blog

    ... was arrested and booked into jail after a physical fight on Sunday, Sept. 24 lead to another man's death. The King County Sheriff's Office says that just before 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, they were dispatched to a fight in progress in the 12400 block of ...


  18. Homeless in King County: A Day in the LIfeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | The Stranger

    As I learned from the comments on my first post for The Stranger , there are a lot of misconceptions about homeless people: who we are, how we got here, and what we may or may not be doing to change our circumstances. It seems there is a lot of mystery around the lives of homeless people, so this is what my day, at least, is like.


  19. State AG, City Attorney to Announce Lawsuit Against Opioid ManufacturerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | The Stranger

    ... opioids peaked between 2008 and 2010, heroin deaths continue to increase, according to the UW researchers. In King County last year, drug-use deaths hit a record high at 332. Of those, 219 were related to opioid use, including heroin, ...


  20. One-way Columbia Street to get two-way bus corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    King County Metro and the city of Seattle will turn part of Columbia Street from Alaskan Way to Third Avenue into a two-way corridor for buses in fall 2020.