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State Supreme Court rejects Auburn woman's claims in statutory rape case

  • Oct 30, 2012 at 1:26PM

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.

GIRLS SOCCER: Federal Way tops Kentwood at SPSL Tournament, earns fifth seed

  • Oct 31, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 11:09AM

Underneath a steady downpour, the Federal Way Eagles were too much for Kentwood Tuesday night at the South Puget Sound League Girls Soccer Tournament.

Federal Way man sentenced to 21 years in prison for Kent bus shooting

  • Nov 1, 2012 at 12:20PM

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.

Sound Transit starts light rail plans for Kent

  • Nov 2, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 4:51PM

The preliminary plans are under way to extend light rail across Kent's West Hill by 2023.

STATE ELECTION RESULTS: Inslee leads governor race; marijuana legalization and gay marriage pass

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 11:00PM updated Nov 7, 2012 at 10:09AM

The following statewide early election results were posted Tuesday night on the Secretary of State's website.

Strachan concedes to Urquhart in Sheriff's race

  • Nov 9, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 11:33AM

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.

King County dismisses 175 marijuana possession cases

  • Nov 9, 2012 at 2:59PM

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.

With light rail in limbo, Sound Transit explores alternatives in Federal Way

  • Nov 14, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Nov 15, 2012 at 4:23PM

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.

Walmart workers protest ahead of Black Friday | PHOTOS

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Nov 16, 2012 at 11:01AM

On Thursday morning, dozens of Walmart employees participated in a protest strike outside the Federal Way store on South 314th Street.

Initiative 502's DUI provision will bring few changes, prosecutor and police say

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 1:15PM

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.

13 things you may not know about Initiative 502

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 1:01PM

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?

Expect wild weather through Thanksgiving weekend

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Nov 20, 2012 at 3:53PM

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.

Auburn possibly to annex Pacific? City officials to meet, discuss situation

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 5:03PM

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.

85 percent of voters in King County turned out in general election

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 6:20PM

King County Elections certified the results of 2012 general election Tuesday.

Baby born on ferry to Seattle

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 3:10PM

The ferry M/V Tacoma had to break out its "Baby on Board" sticker when an unexpected passenger arrived Thursday.

Holiday with Lights returns to Wild Waves Theme Park

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 12:00PM

Opening night begins at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 with a tree lighting ceremony. Guests can experience their favorite rides, holiday-themed entertainment, sounds of the season and more from Dec. 14-31 (excluding Dec. 24-25).

Kent senator says state's economy benefits from Obamacare

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 10:57AM

A report from State Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent, shows that tens of millions of dollars have been pumped into Washington state’s economy over the last two years as state healthcare leaders have aggressively pursued financial assistance to help implement reforms known as Obamacare.

Navigating the flu season | Gustafson

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 2:27PM

While most of us are out and about doing our gift shopping, attending parties, going on vacations or visiting loved ones, we are also increasingly at risk of falling prey to the countless health hazards we encounter in public places – most commonly a cold or the flu.

Boeing supplier Orion takes economic potential to Auburn

  • Dec 5, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 4:42PM

Federal Way's loss is Auburn's gain. As a top supplier of parts for Boeing aircraft, Orion's economic future brims with promise.

Kent couple headed to prison in juvenile sex trafficking case

  • Dec 7, 2012 at 12:02PM

A Kent woman will serve 22 months in prison and her boyfriend could serve up to 26 years in connection with a juvenile sex trafficking ring they operated out of their Kent apartment.

Controversial Republican-led Senate coalition aims to split power between parties

  • Dec 10, 2012 at 4:09PM

Two Democratic state senators announced Monday they will join an unprecedented Republican-led Senate coalition that aims to split power between the two parties.

Students study nuclear fusion in Federal Way man's garage

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 13, 2012 at 3:46PM

As crazy as that may sound, it's true. Thanks to Carl Greninger and a partnership with Federal Way Public Schools, a select group of students are given the privilege of performing scientific experiments with Greninger's fully functional IEC-9000 nuclear fusion reactor.

Kent-based Baristas Coffee makes offer to purchase Tully's

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 10:40AM

Kent-based Baristas Coffee Company, Inc. (BCCI) announced Tuesday that it has filed an offer to purchase Tully's of Seattle.

Orting man, 64, dies in truck rollover

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Dec 14, 2012 at 5:05PM

State patrol investigating accident on SR 167 and Highway 18 entrance

Washington settles lawsuit by Backpage over escort ads

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 11:53AM

Earlier this month, the Washington State Attorney's General Office settled a lawsuit brought by the website Backpage against Washington state, citing a judge's decision, and the difficulty of a possible appeal, as the reason for settling with the site.

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