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- posted Sep 28, 2012 at 11:21 AM— updated Oct 2, 2012 at 11:17 AM
Two men died in a house fire that broke out at about 4 a.m. Friday in the 3900 block of South 238th Street on the West Hill near Kent.
- posted Sep 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM
As the county's garbage and recycling transfer station at Algona approaches the end of its useful life, the King County Solid Waste Division (KCSWD) has begun looking for sites to build a new, modernized transfer station.
- posted Oct 8, 2012 at 11:11 AM
Gov. Chris Gregoire today announced that an emergency proclamation declaring a State of Emergency and banning all outdoor burning has been extended through midnight Monday, Oct. 15, and now includes all counties in Washington state.
- posted Oct 8, 2012 at 11:40 AM
Throughout many parts of the country, a particular pattern of use, abuse and transference has occurred when it comes to the prescription painkiller OxyContin.
- posted Oct 8, 2012 at 12:32 PM
Kent Police arrested a 19-year-old Federal Way man for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs after his vehicle hit another car at the intersection of South 272nd Street and Star Lake Road.
- posted Oct 9, 2012 at 4:35 PM
Opened last year, the SCORE jail facility is not meeting the projected use, and as a result, Federal Way is apparently paying a bigger chunk of the bill than expected.
- posted Oct 10, 2012 at 10:45 AM
A King County Superior Court judge upheld the city of Kent's ban on medical marijuana collective gardens.
- posted Oct 13, 2012 at 11:18 AM— updated Oct 14, 2012 at 10:38 AM
At 2:18 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, officers responded to a report of a fight between seven or eight Hispanic males at Cafe Arizona, 2012 S. 320th St.
- posted Oct 16, 2012 at 11:17 AM— updated Oct 18, 2012 at 11:49 AM
Bail was set at $1 million for one suspect in a late-night stabbing in Federal Way.
- posted Oct 21, 2012 at 10:33 AM
Second-ranked Federal Way humbled Auburn, 43-0, in a South Puget Sound League crossover football game Friday night in which two star Trojans left the field with serious injuries.
- posted Oct 29, 2012 at 10:51 AM— updated Oct 29, 2012 at 3:59 PM
The Federal Way girls soccer team clinched the third seed from the South Puget Sound League South Division Thursday with a 3-0 win over Beamer at Federal Way Memorial Stadium.
- posted Oct 29, 2012 at 1:28 PM— updated Oct 29, 2012 at 4:18 PM
A Federal Way man faces a hate crime charge after the savage beating of a Sikh cab driver. The alleged assault took place at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the 1200 block of SW 301st Street in Federal Way.
- posted Oct 30, 2012 at 1:26 PM
The State Supreme Court has rejected an Auburn woman's claim that she should not have been convicted in 2009 of statutory rape of a 15-year-old boy because she'd "been asleep" during several of their sexual encounters.
- posted Oct 31, 2012 at 10:17 AM— updated Oct 31, 2012 at 11:09 AM
Underneath a steady downpour, the Federal Way Eagles were too much for Kentwood Tuesday night at the South Puget Sound League Girls Soccer Tournament.
- posted Nov 1, 2012 at 12:20 PM
A 23-year-old Federal Way man was sentenced to 21 years, six months in jail for an April 2011 shooting on a Metro bus in Kent that injured a SeaTac man.
- posted Nov 2, 2012 at 11:42 AM— updated Nov 2, 2012 at 4:51 PM
The preliminary plans are under way to extend light rail across Kent's West Hill by 2023.
- posted Nov 6, 2012 at 11:49 PM— updated Nov 7, 2012 at 10:09 AM
The following statewide early election results were posted Tuesday night on the Secretary of State's website.
- posted Nov 9, 2012 at 8:55 AM— updated Nov 9, 2012 at 11:33 AM
Incumbent King County Sheriff Steve Strachan officially conceded to longtime department spokesman John Urquhart late Thursday night in the race for a one-year term for the position.
- posted Nov 9, 2012 at 2:59 PM— updated Nov 9, 2012 at 3:51 PM
The decision will affect 175 King County cases that are currently filed or referred for filing involving individuals age 21 and older who possessed one ounce or less of marijuana, according to the prosecutor's office.
- posted Nov 14, 2012 at 12:09 PM— updated Nov 15, 2012 at 4:23 PM
Sound Transit held an open house at Truman High School on Nov. 13, as the first step in the process of determining alternative solutions for increasing transit capacity for Federal Way and South King County.
- posted Nov 15, 2012 at 5:48 PM— updated Nov 16, 2012 at 11:01 AM
On Thursday morning, dozens of Walmart employees participated in a protest strike outside the Federal Way store on South 314th Street.
- posted Nov 19, 2012 at 12:30 PM— updated Nov 19, 2012 at 1:15 PM
The first provisions of Initiative 502, the measure legalizing marijuana for recreational use at the state level, will go into place Dec. 6, pending election certification later this month. On that date, up to one ounce of useable marijuana will be decriminalized and the Driving Under the Influence of Drugs mandate will go into place.
- posted Nov 19, 2012 at 1:01 PM
Before and after the election day news of legal marijuana in Washington state, speculation, misinformation, unanswered questions and "unanswered" questions have been lobbed from all sides. Will I be able to buy a joint from the 7/11? Does marijuana have an open container equivalent? How will marijuana be packaged and sold?
- posted Nov 19, 2012 at 3:22 PM— updated Nov 20, 2012 at 3:53 PM
As one of the busiest travel seasons ramps up for Thanksgiving weekend, Western Washington and the state's mountain passes are getting hammered with rain and snow.
- posted Nov 28, 2012 at 5:03 PM
The Auburn City Council will meet at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Auburn City Hall to discuss potential annexation of the City of Pacific and to consider a letter of intent to annex its neighbor to the south.