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Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (8th District) seeks nominees for a new heroes program to honor people who have made a difference during the COVID-19 outbreak. FILE PHOTO

Schrier launches WA-08 Heroes program

Seeks nominees from 8th Congressional District

 

The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Harborview, King County open coronavirus recovery site

The 45-bed facility will treat those awaiting test results, or who have mild symptoms.

 

Unemployment claims doubled last week as coronavirus shutters businesses

Numbers like this haven’t been seen since height of the Great Recession.

 

70 Washington coronavirus cases; Inslee announces testing-cost relief

Inslee addressed the outbreak at a Thursday press conference.

Lights out: Wire theft disrupts high school sports schedule at Federal Way Stadium

Officials draw up adjusted schedule for teams; games pushed to daylight start times

Kent man receives five-year prison sentence for drug dealing

Police arrested Kent man on way to heroin sale with toddler in car; Federal Way man arrested in operation will be sentenced in March.

Police to increase DUI patrols Aug. 17 to Sept. 3

In Kent and across the state

A map of wildfires in British Columbia. Smoke from the fires spread into Washington. COURTESY GRAPHIC, wasmoke.blogspot.com

Health agencies issue air quality alert for Puget Sound region due to wildfire smoke

Another bad season for British Columbia fires

A map of wildfires in British Columbia. Smoke from the fires spread into Washington. COURTESY GRAPHIC, wasmoke.blogspot.com

Federal Way man pleads not guilty to killing wife in Kent

Shooting in July at shopping plaza also injured Kent man

Kent police officer dies, another officer hurt in pursuit

Fallen officer has been identified as Diego Moreno, an eight-year veteran.

Accompanied by extra King County jail guards, Giovanni D. Herrin appears for his arraignment in King County Superior Court on murder and escape charges. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Federal Way man pleads not guilty to killing girlfriend at Kent park

Extra security surrounds Federal Way man in court

Accompanied by extra King County jail guards, Giovanni D. Herrin appears for his arraignment in King County Superior Court on murder and escape charges. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter