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- May 2, 2013 at 4:00PM updated May 3, 2013 at 11:47AM
With a fold here and a bent corner there, entrepreneur Lindy Styer is helping disabled people throughout South King County with origami, the Japanese art of turning paper into decorative shapes and figures.
- May 3, 2013 at 1:33PM
A car driven by a 24-year-old Kent man crashed Wednesday night along Interstate 5 in Seattle, killing one woman passenger and injuring five other passengers.
- May 7, 2013 at 1:28PM
A Canadian truck driver who used a Kent warehouse as a hub for marijuana distribution, received a 12-year prison sentence Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Seattle for conspiracy to distribute marijuana.
- May 15, 2013 at 5:00PM updated May 16, 2013 at 1:28PM
His documentary, "The Otherside," is debuting at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) next weekend. It will be shown at the SIFF Cinema Uptown in Seattle at 7 p.m. May 31, and again at 8:30 p.m. June 2, as part of the "Face the Music" program.
- May 16, 2013 at 4:00PM updated May 17, 2013 at 11:14AM
In the early morning hours of June 27, tension escalated among a crowd of gang members outside a Federal Way bar. A mix of black and Mexican males argued, flashed gang signs and yelled out affiliations with the Gangster Disciples and Rollin 90’s Crips.
- May 7, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Jun 14, 2013 at 3:50PM
Thomas Jefferson High School will host the 2013 Raider Basketball Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from June 24-27.
- May 25, 2013 at 9:00PM updated May 29, 2013 at 11:51AM
A Federal Way man was killed in a single-vehicle crash about 5 a.m. Saturday in Auburn.
- Jun 3, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Jun 4, 2013 at 11:13AM
A Kirkland woman who faces a felony assault charge is also accusing Federal Way police of brutality during her arrest.
- Jun 17, 2013 at 1:31PM
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has taken a new shape in the U.S. military, especially as servicemen and women endure multiple deployments to war zones in the Middle East.
- Jun 19, 2013 at 2:40PM
Representatives of Sound Transit were in Federal Way this week to give updates on the "alternatives analysis" related to potential alignments for a light rail connection to the city.
- May 28, 2013 at 4:00PM updated May 29, 2013 at 11:55AM
Beloved music teacher and community volunteer Donald M. Barrows died peacefully at home May 25 after battling brain cancer. He was 76.
- Jun 21, 2013 at 12:01PM
A total of 354 fireworks-related injuries and fires reported to the State Fire Marshal’s Office in 2012 by fire departments and hospitals.
- Jun 24, 2013 at 4:05PM
As the July 1 deadline nears, Gov. Jay Inslee said he's confident that a budget deal will be reached in the state Legislature.
- Jul 3, 2013 at 5:22PM
Federal Way Police recently arrested Ken D. Sharp, a Kent City Council candidate and local business owner, for investigation of first-degree theft in connection with the transfer of $485,417.58 from his 93-year-old mother's bank account into his bank account.
- Jul 9, 2013 at 12:22PM
On Tuesday morning King County Elections officially certified the results of the June 25 special election to recall former Pacific Mayor Cy Sun. The official voter turnout was 49 percent, with 1,453 of the 3,016 ballots issued counted. The final tally of the vote was 949 (65.4 percent) votes in favor of recalling Sun with 502 (34.6 percent) in favor of retaining the former mayor.
- Jul 9, 2013 at 4:31PM
A Federal Way veterinarian whose child porn stash included a bestiality video has been suspended indefinitely from practicing in Washington.
- Jul 9, 2013 at 4:43PM
Sound Transit officials are trying to figure out in the next few years where to build light rail tracks when they extend the line along Kent's West Hill by 2023.
- Jul 16, 2013 at 11:50AM
Ballots and voters’ pamphlets for the Aug. 6 primary election will arrive in mailboxes this week throughout King County.
- Jul 30, 2013 at 2:54PM
A Kent man received a 37-month prison sentence Tuesday for his role in taking kickbacks on fraudulently inflated travel vouchers when he worked at Seattle's Veterans Affairs Hospital.
- Jul 30, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jul 31, 2013 at 11:15AM
The King County Sheriff’s Office is looking for someone who is missing a box of cremated remains that were found last week near the Soos Creek Trail in unincorporated Kent.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Aug 2, 2013 at 9:50AM
Washington State Patrol reports that one person died Wednesday when a vehicle lost control on I-5 in Federal Way.
- Jul 31, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Aug 2, 2013 at 9:51AM
Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Rob Neu's base salary will be $240,000 for the 2013-14 school year, an approximate increase of $42,000 from the base salary of $198,000 he made for the last two school years, according to documents obtained by The Mirror.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 11:32AM
The Washington State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will have extra patrols from Aug. 5-23 targeting distracted drivers using cellphones or texting while driving in King County.
- Aug 6, 2013 at 9:41AM
A Des Moines man has pleaded guilty to a 2011 shooting that killed a 19-year-old woman and wounded a 24-year-old man in Des Moines.
- Aug 6, 2013 at 10:08AM
Rep. Adam Smith (D-District 9) joined a growing number of individuals, businesses and communities offering support for the boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia if President Vladimir Putin does not renounce a broad new anti-gay propaganda law.