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- Feb 27, 2012 at 2:40PM
The Sound Transit board of directors approved a nearly $24 million budget amendment to create a shovel-ready plan for bringing light rail to Federal Way.
- Feb 28, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Feb 29, 2013 at 5:40PM
On Jan. 13, Federal Way officer Stacy Eckert shot Kent resident Maksim Mayba, 21, while investigating an apparent drug deal in the Starbucks parking lot on Dash Point Road.
- Feb 29, 2012 at 10:53AM
Washington's employment picture brightened in January, as the unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted, estimated rate of 8.3 percent and the state enjoyed an estimated gain of 13,200 jobs, according to the state Employment Security Department.
- Mar 3, 2012 at 8:32PM
With the support of three key Democrats who share similar views on the budget, Republicans wielded a little-used procedural tactic to maneuver into control of Senate budget proceedings on Friday in Olympia.
- Mar 4, 2012 at 11:31AM
The state Republican party released the final presidential straw poll results from the caucuses around the state.
- Mar 7, 2012 at 1:00PM updated at 7:38PM
According to a press release from the Bonney Lake Police Department, the suspect was apprehended at a motel in Federal Way without incident and booked into the Pierce County Jail on multiple felony domestic violence-related charges, felon in possession of a firearm and an unrelated felony warrant.
- Mar 13, 2012 at 1:58PM
Ever since the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) decision to buy seven million pounds of beef byproducts for use in the national school lunch program has made the news, there has been a rare public outcry, not often heard of in connection with food policies in this country.
- Mar 14, 2012 at 11:46AM
The Kent-based Seattle Mist of the Lingerie Football League are looking for a few good women.
- Mar 14, 2012 at 1:47PM
Jay Inslee, Democratic candidate for governor, didn't hesitate to take a shot at Republican candidate Rob McKenna's stance against legalizing same-sex marriage during a media tour Tuesday at a Kent small business.
- Mar 16, 2012 at 11:13AM
A SeaTac man was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 15 years in prison and 15 years of supervised release for sex trafficking through force, fraud and coercion.
- Mar 24, 2012 at 8:00AM updated Mar 26, 2013 at 11:12AM
U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) will be the keynote speaker next month at a local forum on Social Security.
- Mar 26, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 2:46PM
About eight high school students have so far signed on for a new Federal Way chemical dependency treatment group through Auburn Youth Resources.
- Mar 26, 2012 at 12:46PM
Sysco Seattle Inc., a Kent food distribution company, is recalling nearly 16,800 pounds of ground beef patties imported from Canada because of possible E. coli contamination.
- Mar 26, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Mar 27, 2013 at 10:11AM
Frankly, Hollywood would be wise to use Hunger Games as an example of how they can, in fact, make a film that deals with mature themes without having to show all of the gratuitous, explicit details associated with it.
- Mar 29, 2012 at 11:22AM
Jason Fiorito is one step closer to seeing his master plan become a reality for Pacific Raceways. The King County Council approved a demonstration project for the Kent motorsports venue early last week.
- Apr 12, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Apr 13, 2013 at 11:07AM
Secretary of State Sam Reed has a few things he wants to finish before his retirement in January.
- Apr 11, 2012 at 5:55PM
With the threat of a third special session looming for state lawmakers, Gov. Christine Gregoire said she was pleased that the elusive common ground on the budget was found.
- Apr 13, 2012 at 10:35AM
Kent Police arrested a 24-year-old man Thursday from the Washington State Department of Corrections most wanted sex offender list.
- Apr 16, 2012 at 3:20PM
Auburn beats Federal Way 4-1, Auburn Riverside blanks Curtis 5-0 | Prep girls tennis
- Apr 17, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Apr 18, 2013 at 3:47PM
Lillian Yeh, a Bellevue resident and former City of Federal Way employee, died in a moped accident while vacationing with her family in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
- Apr 24, 2012 at 5:05PM
A 46-year-old Kent Police officer shot and wounded a 35-year-old Federal Way man after responding to a report of a man in a stolen car at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Arbor Chase Apartments, 1615 W. Smith St.
- Apr 27, 2012 at 3:03PM
Shedding pounds in a hurry is never easy and it's certainly not without health concerns. Yet, the so-called "crash diets" rank among the most popular weight loss programs in America.
- Apr 28, 2012 at 12:09PM
King County Sheriff’s SWAT team found what appears to be murder suspect Peter Keller's body, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot, after breaching a Rattlesnake Ridge bunker Saturday morning. At around 10 a.m., the sheriff's TAC 30 team used an explosive to breach the roof of the heavily fortified hideout, which allowed enough access for the deputies to make their way inside. In the bunker, deputies discovered a body, which they said appeared to be Keller. The Sheriff’s Office will use their bomb disposal unit to clear the bunker, to ensure there are no explosive or booby traps. Once the bunker has been cleared, detectives will enter it to begin a crime scene investigation. The King County Medical Examiner will determine the official cause of death and positively identify the body.
- May 9, 2012 at 10:49AM
Two men were taken into custody Wednesday by Kent Police following an early morning theft and car chase that exceeded speeds of 100 mph and was captured on Washington State Department of Transportation traffic cameras.
- May 17, 2012 at 4:00PM updated May 21, 2013 at 11:06AM
Breathe deeper, laugh more. Mother and daughter often shared that familiar bit of advice – to remind each other how gentle life could be.