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Grocery store workers picket across King County

Union members are asking Kroger for living wages and more scheduling predictability.

12 South King Fire and Rescue members honored at promotion ceremony

Three were promoted to the assistant chief rank; 6 to lieutenant.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Fill the Canoe School Supply Drive begins this week

All new school supplies donated during this time will be matched pound-for-pound by Red Canoe Credit Union.

Preparing for the worst: What you need to know to deal with a disaster

‘Now is the time to meet your neighbors, not on day seven of a power outage,’ says Sophia Lopez.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

Federal Way Lions Club awards 10 scholarships

Scholarship car show set for Aug. 24 in Federal Way.

South King Tool Library to host Repair Café this Saturday

Residents can bring broken, damaged, or nonfunctioning small household items including kitchen appliances, furniture, clothing, or family heirlooms.

Kiwanis Club’s 63rd Annual Salmon Bake raises more than $21,000

Hundreds gathered to enjoy a salmon dinner, music and more at Steel Lake Park on July 26.

Citizen of the Month advocates for community participation at National Night Out

Federal Way resident Betty Taylor helps organize the city’s event held from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6.

Police interaction with youth, community engagement tops candidate forum in Federal Way

Council candidates sound off on issues at forum hosted by youth groups.

Girl, 16, fatally stabs mother’s boyfriend in Federal Way, police say

35-year-old man with multiple stab wounds died at the scene; 16-year-old girl transported to the hospital.

Council hopeful blasts Federal Way deputy mayor for accepting marijuana industry donations

Candidate Sharry Edwards rescinds her ‘bribery’ accusations, but urges Susan Honda to give back donations. Honda denies Edwards’ claims.

Couple attempts to set up marijuana grow at elderly person’s home

The following is a sample of the Federal Way police blotter.

WSECU annual Community Shred and Share Day coming to Federal Way July 27

Bring up to three file-size boxes of old documents containing personal or sensitive information for secure shredding during free event.

Vandalism silences the Piano in the Park

City removes Federal Way Arts Commission’s third annual installation from Town Square Park.

PSE’s battery storage project could help the clean energy rollout

Tiny pilot project in Glacier could eventually be expanded to Puget Sound region.

Federal Way man charged with child porn possession in years-long federal investigation

Investigation links Primitivo Altares Bambao’s IP address to child porn website.

King County jail lost water 16 times since 2018

The building has been plagued with water failures stemming from Aquatherm pipes.

Shake, Rattle and Roll at FUSION’S annual art auction Aug. 7

Proceeds help enable FUSION to raise funds to provide professional case management for each of the families the organization serves.