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Group plans statewide initiative drive in 2013 to end marijuana prohibition

  • Aug 1, 2012 at 12:22PM

Seattle-based Sensible Washington announced Tuesday that it will try to get a statewide initiative in 2013 to ask voters to repeal adult marijuana prohibition in the state.

Auburn Regional to lay off 827 employees; MultiCare hopes to hire most of them back in ownership transition

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 5:09PM

Auburn Regional Medical Center will lay off 827 employees, effective Sept. 28, but most will be hired back – part of a technical sale process of the local hospital to Tacoma's MultiCare Health System.

Sand sculpting competition returns to Federal Way

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 5:26PM

Federal Way’s sand sculpting competition is back in 2012, with a new name and new location.

Auburn's Learned named captain of Navy's soccer team

  • Aug 3, 2012 at 12:23PM

Auburn's Kelsey Learned, a 5-foot-8 senior defender for the U.S. Naval Academy's soccer team, was selected captain for the fall season.

Season tied for deadliest ever after third drowning on Lake Tapps Sunday

  • Aug 6, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 1:32PM

Sunday's drowning made this season the deadliest on record for the popular East Pierce County lake. No prior summer has seen more than two deaths on the lake.

Pacific mayor civil suit for alleged sexual abuse

  • Aug 9, 2012 at 4:00PM

A decades old allegation of sexual abuse of a minor has resurfaced to haunt Pacific Mayor Cy Sun.

Drive Hammered Get Nailed Patrols return to King County

  • Aug 9, 2012 at 11:53AM

August is a deadly month on Washington's roadways. More impaired statewide driving deaths occurred in August than any other month, according to statistics.

Controversy over health effects of sodas heats up | Gustafson

  • Aug 9, 2012 at 12:16PM

Are sodas going down the same path as tobacco did a few years ago?

Court hearing starts Monday for Kent boy accused of rapes

  • Aug 13, 2012 at 10:45AM

A hearing started Monday before Judge Barbara Mack in King County Juvenile Court in Seattle to determine whether a 16-year-old Kent boy charged with rape should be tried as an adult.

Offer for King County's Sikh community | Firearms Lawyer

  • Aug 14, 2012 at 10:18AM

The Seattle Times reports 80,000 to 500,000 Sikhs live in the U.S. — possibly 25,000 in Washington, mostly living in nearby Renton and Kent with other concentrations in Seattle, Bellevue, Marysville, Bellingham and Spokane.

Northwest Sand Festival starts this week in Federal Way

  • Aug 14, 2012 at 10:29AM

The event runs Aug. 16 through Sept. 3 in the southwest corner of The Commons Mall parking lot. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Auburn to examine future of municipal airport

  • Aug 15, 2012 at 3:00PM

Auburn Municipal Airport and its owner, the City of Auburn, are struggling in the chains that bind them to the Federal Aviation Administration, Mayor Pete Lewis told members of the Municipal Services Committee on Monday.

Ramp meters target traffic flow from Tukwila to Federal Way

  • Aug 17, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Aug 20, 2012 at 4:33PM

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) reports that new ramp meters will help smooth traffic flow and ease congestion along 8 miles of Interstate 5 between Tukwila and Federal Way.

Owners of 5 Seattle medical marijuana dispensaries plead guilty to drug trafficking

  • Aug 20, 2012 at 4:45PM

The owners of two different marijuana distribution enterprises in Seattle pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to drug trafficking, admitting they were selling large quantities of marijuana for profit, in violation of federal and state law.

Money Magazine: Bellevue among top small cities to live in the country

  • Aug 21, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 2:52PM

Money Magazine has named Bellevue one of America’s best small cities for 2012, ranking it number 40 on its top 100 list. It’s the fourth straight time Bellevue has cracked the magazine’s list of top small cities.

Federal Way man arrested for alleged threat to Obama | UPDATE

  • Aug 21, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Aug 23, 2012 at 4:43PM

The U.S. Secret Service arrested a Federal Way resident today after he allegedly made threats to President Obama.

Kent motorcyclist killed after collision with car in Panther Lake area; medical examiner identifies man | Update

  • Aug 22, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Aug 23, 2012 at 4:02PM

A 56-year-old Kent man was killed Wednesday morning after a car collided with his motorcycle at about 6:44 a.m. in the 12200 block of Southeast 223rd Drive in the Panther Lake area.

Arson arrest made in Auburn storage facility fire

  • Aug 27, 2012 at 10:41AM

Fire investigators from the South King Fire Investigation Task Force, working with several law enforcement agencies, have made an arrest in connection with the July 11 arson fire at Auburn Way Storage.

King County may cut 40 positions at jails in Kent, Seattle

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 11:54AM

As many as 40 positions could be cut at King County jails at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent and the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle.

Live Updates | Kentlake vs Thomas Jefferson | Prep Football

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 6:22PM

Kentlake hosts Thomas Jefferson at French Field. Game time 7 p.m.

Republican congressional candidate has flight scare

  • Sep 3, 2012 at 10:00PM updated Sep 4, 2012 at 11:38AM

Ninth District Republican candidate Jim Postma escaped without injury after his plane had a rough landing near the Spanaway Airport in Pierce County.

Republican vice presidential nominee coming to Bellevue

  • Sep 4, 2012 at 2:55PM

Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan will be in Bellevue for a pair of fundraisers Monday, Sept. 10

Investigation under way of possible political violations at FAA headquarters

  • Sep 6, 2012 at 11:05AM

A Washington D.C.-based advocacy group has asked for an investigation into possible violations of the federal Hatch Act at the regional headquarters of the Federal Aviation Administration in Renton.

Gas prices in Seattle area continue their rise

  • Sep 10, 2012 at 10:46AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have risen 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.07 a gallon Sunday. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.81/g, according to gasoline price website SeattleGasPrices.com

Drive Hammered, Get Nailed Campaign makes 364 arrests in King County

  • Sep 10, 2012 at 11:14AM

A total of 364 motorists were stopped and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) and statewide, law enforcement officers arrested 1,603 drivers for DUI.

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