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Patti Cole-Tindall (Courtesy of King County)

Patti Cole-Tindall is officially confirmed as the new King County Sheriff

After serving as the interim sheriff since January, the King County Council unanimously voted to confirm Patti Cole-Tindall as the new King County Sheriff on… Continue reading

 

Diane Renee Erdmann and Bernard Ross Hansen. Photos courtesy of FBI

FBI arrests Auburn couple after 11-day manhunt

The couple was previously convicted for fraud and skipped sentencing on April 29.

 

Crews installed columns earlier this year for the light rail station in Kent. Now crews are installing the first girders for the elevated track. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit

Kent/Des Moines Road to close overnight for light rail construction

Overnight closures from Feb. 28 to March 3.

 

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Highline College chooses Jamilyn Penn as interim vice president

Will help manage Student Services division

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Highline College President John Mosby. COURTESY PHOTO, Highline College

Highline, Green River chosen among top 150 community colleges

Aspen Institute picks both schools to U.S. list out of more than 1,000

Highline College President John Mosby. COURTESY PHOTO, Highline College
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Local producer releases YouTube film about Puerto Rican history

Federal Way resident shot film in Kent.

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Courtesy Photo, King County

New King County program connects homeless people to jobs and housing

Temporary jobs at county parks for $20 to $25 per hour

Courtesy Photo, King County
Crews installed columns earlier this year for the light rail station in Kent. Now crews are installing the first girders for the elevated station and track. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit

Construction of Federal Way Link Extension’s first elevated track segments begins

First girders going up at the future light rail Kent/Des Moines Station.

Crews installed columns earlier this year for the light rail station in Kent. Now crews are installing the first girders for the elevated station and track. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit
Deception Pass State Park. Deception Pass is a strait separating Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island. File photo

Free Park Days in 2021 start in January

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t need a Discover Pass to… Continue reading

Deception Pass State Park. Deception Pass is a strait separating Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island. File photo
King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County Council passes $12.59 billion biennial budget

King County Council on Nov. 17 passed a $12.59 billion biennial budget for 2021-2022, providing funding for anti-racist programs, transformation of the criminal legal system,… Continue reading

King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov
Dominica Myers

King County Library System hires director of diversity, equity and inclusion

Dominica Myers oversaw racial equity and social impact initiatives with Seattle Opera

Dominica Myers
A multifamily housing development. COURTESY PHOTO, King County

New toolkit will help King County cities develop customized climate strategies

A way to mobilizing the region’s efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions

A multifamily housing development. COURTESY PHOTO, King County
Port of Seattle launches task force on Port Policing and Civil Rights

Port of Seattle launches task force on Port Policing and Civil Rights

Nine areas of focus will guide effort over several months, recommendations expected in 2021

Port of Seattle launches task force on Port Policing and Civil Rights
Puget Sound Fire reported Sept. 8 that it had responded to 212 calls in 24 hours, with 133 of those calls between 8 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, including multiple fires. Courtesy photo

King County Fire Chiefs urge public to take steps to prevent brush fires from starting, spreading

The public should follow these tips to prevent brush fires.

Puget Sound Fire reported Sept. 8 that it had responded to 212 calls in 24 hours, with 133 of those calls between 8 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, including multiple fires. Courtesy photo
Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Before practice begins, parents must understand COVID-19 protective protocols

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices
Study reveals depth of child care crisis of affordability, access in state

Study reveals depth of child care crisis of affordability, access in state

New report shows half a million children without access to licensed childcare

Study reveals depth of child care crisis of affordability, access in state
King County dedicates $41 million to COVID-19 related rental assistance, eviction prevention
King County dedicates $41 million to COVID-19 related rental assistance, eviction prevention
Pictured left to right: Former Congressman Dave Reichert, Slade Gorton, and King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn visit Washington, D.C., to testify in favor of the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area designation. Courtesy photo

Former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton dies at 92

Former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton died Aug. 19 in Seattle at age 92. Gorton’s political career spanned 40 years in Washington state and Washington, D.C.… Continue reading

Pictured left to right: Former Congressman Dave Reichert, Slade Gorton, and King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn visit Washington, D.C., to testify in favor of the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area designation. Courtesy photo
I-5 to close overnight in Federal Way Aug. 28-30

I-5 to close overnight in Federal Way Aug. 28-30

5-mile shutdown for new bridge construction at 70th Avenue East in Fife

I-5 to close overnight in Federal Way Aug. 28-30
Constantine submits $87M emergency COVID-19 budget for testing, housing, childcare

Constantine submits $87M emergency COVID-19 budget for testing, housing, childcare

Includes drive-thru testing sites in South County

Constantine submits $87M emergency COVID-19 budget for testing, housing, childcare