Federal Way man charged with child porn possession in years-long federal investigation

Investigation links Primitivo Altares Bambao’s IP address to child porn website.

The Aquatherm pipes at the King County Correctional Facility have been leaking for years, prompting the county executive to ask for $23.5 million in emergency funding to replace them. Seattle. File photo

King County jail lost water 16 times since 2018

The building has been plagued with water failures stemming from Aquatherm pipes.

Rhythm and Brews event draws large crowd to Federal Way

The annual event showcased several different brews and live music for attendees to enjoy.

Free disaster preparedness training in Federal Way

The King County emergency education event will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, July 25.

Surviving domestic violence and the streets

“I have nowhere to go and having to go back to that is a horrible, vicious cycle”: Woman without home, job and car struggles to rebuild life.

Federal Way Council selects pro and con marijuana advisory committee

Six residents were appointed to two advisory committees regarding Proposition No. 1 on the November ballot, one pro and one con.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Economic growth continues for King County

Warning signs on horizon as housing and rent prices cool down compared to previous years.

Public meeting on Sea-Tac Airport impact study July 24 at Tyee High School

Department of Commerce hosts first public information meeting about study of ongoing impact of growing operations at airport.

Camelot Elementary recognized by King County Green Schools Program for conservation efforts

The school’s “Green Team” supports recycling efforts in the school, helps run the school garden and holds a Green Festival.

Shake, Rattle and Roll at FUSION’S annual art auction Aug. 7

Proceeds help enable FUSION to raise funds to provide professional case management for each of the families the organization serves.

Opinion

Primary for Kochmar, Pagliocco and Festa

Kochmar is clear frontrunner, but could be close race between challengers.

 

2020 Census and the importance of being counted

Census affects everything from government representation to federal funding.

 

Marketplace

‘Mischief and mayhem’ take Centerstage in eclectic theater season

Save on season tickets for Centrestager Theatre 2019-20 performances

 

Comcast honors Federal Way student

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

Comcast Uniquely Positioned to Bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

The City of Seattle Technology Access and Adoption study showed that more Continue reading...

 

Inspiration for your outdoor spaces is here!

Longer, sunnier days are here, and with them more time spent outdoors Continue reading...

 

Life

Highline student finds her voice

Umoja Black Scholars Program enhances the cultural and educational experiences of African-American students.

 

Northwest
VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.