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County gives green light to Pacific Raceways' pilot plan

  • 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.

Secretary Reed has much to do before, after retirement

  • Apr 12, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Apr 13, 2012 at 11:07AM

Secretary of State Sam Reed has a few things he wants to finish before his retirement in January.

WA Legislature passes state budget in 11th hour

  • 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.

Kent Police apprehend man from state's most wanted sex offender list

  • 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.

Auburn beats Federal Way 4-1, Auburn Riverside blanks Curtis 5-0 | Prep girls tennis

  • Apr 16, 2012 at 3:20PM

Auburn beats Federal Way 4-1, Auburn Riverside blanks Curtis 5-0 | Prep girls tennis

Bellevue artist Lillian Yeh, a former Federal Way employee, dies in moped crash

  • Apr 17, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Apr 18, 2012 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.

Kent Police officer shoots, wounds man reportedly stealing vehicle

  • 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.

K-E diet: quick, potentially dangerous | Gustafson

  • 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.

SWAT team finds suspect's body after blowing roof off Ridge bunker

  • 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.

Kent Police arrest two after car chase reaches 100 mph on Highway 167

  • 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.

Breath of inspiration: Auburn woman, nation's longest-living lung-transplant patient, passes away

  • May 17, 2012 at 4:00PM updated May 21, 2012 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.

Congestion fee begins for car tabs | King County offers free bus rides

  • May 17, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 4:35PM

According to the county, residents will begin seeing the fee with June car tab renewals. The fee will be applied through May 2014.

Kent man charged with animal cruelty for shooting dachshund in leg

  • May 17, 2012 at 3:42PM

A 49-year-old Kent man has been charged with first-degree animal cruelty by King County prosecutors for allegedly shooting a neighbor's dachshund in the leg with a pellet gun for reportedly "crapping" on his property.

Adderall remains popular ‘study drug’ for students

  • May 17, 2012 at 4:39PM

For years, high school and college students have abused Adderall as an all-night study aid, putting themselves at an increased risk for heart attacks and seizures.

Thomas Jefferson High School on lockdown

  • May 18, 2012 at 7:47AM

Thomas Jefferson High School has been placed in an external lockdown due to police activity in the area.

Kent Police fail to find warrant suspect after eight-hour standoff | Update

  • May 18, 2012 at 10:47AM

Kent Police continue to follow leads in their efforts to locate Blake B. Bellecourt, 26, of Kent, who eluded officers after an eight-hour Friday morning standoff at a West Auburn home.

Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest in Auburn of fugitive who prompted Jefferson lockdown

  • May 29, 2012 at 7:10PM

Auburn police on Tuesday morning arrested 27-year-old Kent resident Blake B. Bellecourt, the fugitive responsible for the May 18 lockdown of Thomas Jefferson High School in Auburn. Police – acting on tip turned into Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound by a Q13 Fox "Washington's Most Wanted" viewer – surrounded an apartment building at 207 D. St. SE in Auburn, where Bellecourt, who is also known as "Little Nutzo," was holed up.

Auburn's Supermall to get a new look, name

  • May 31, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Jun 6, 2012 at 6:54AM

The Supermall is about to get a makeover — and a new name, referencing not Auburn but a certain big city with a Space Needle 30 miles to the north.

Spirits hit the shelves in Washington

  • Jun 1, 2012 at 4:51PM

Amid massive fanfare, and fear over price changes, spirits hit the shelves of thousands of Washington grocery stores Friday morning. Most who strolled through the newly built liquor aisles were simply curious about what the changeover would do to their pocketbooks. But price changes to a lot of common brands didn't scare away a steady stream of buyers.

Top 3 tips for moms who don't feel sexy | Amy Johnson

  • Jun 6, 2012 at 1:34PM

Moms who find themselves over-scheduled and under-nurtured don’t find themselves with a lot of leftover time and energy to feel sexy. Here are my top three tips to take charge of your self-care and your sexuality.

Theft trial date set for Kent businessman Mark Owen

  • Jun 11, 2012 at 1:18PM

An Aug. 27 trial date has been set for a Kent businessman charged with four counts of first-degree theft and one count of forgery for allegedly receiving $19,459 from the state for a job injury claim even though he had returned to work.

Fire displaces families at Riverstone Apartments | UPDATE

  • Jun 12, 2012 at 10:00PM updated Jun 14, 2012 at 4:36PM

A fire was reported Tuesday at the Riverstone Apartments, 27314 24th Ave. S., Federal Way. A dog was killed and nine residents were displaced.

Microsoft CEO joins investment group for proposed Seattle arena

  • Jun 13, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 9:08PM

Steve Ballmer, the CEO of Redmond-based technology giant Microsoft, Corp., is part of an investment group looking to build a new sports arena and bring an NBA franchise back to Seattle, San Francisco hedge fund manager Chris Hansen announced Wednesday morning.

Man rescued off Green River after spending night naked on island

  • Jun 13, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Jun 14, 2012 at 4:28PM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue and the King County Sheriff’s Office plucked a shivering, 51-year-old man and his dog safely off an island in the Green River early Wednesday morning.

Gone but not forgotten: King County buries indigents

  • Jun 13, 2012 at 6:13PM

The King County Indigent Remains Program handles the burial of people who died poor and destitute.

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