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Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Economic growth continues for King County

Warning signs on horizon as housing and rent prices cool down compared to previous years.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

FUSION’s 20th housing unit to help another homeless family

Robin O’Grady, executive director of FUSION, said this home will help them continue the good work they are doing in the community.

Rhythm and Brews event draws large crowd to Federal Way

The annual event showcased several different brews and live music for attendees to enjoy.

Free disaster preparedness training in Federal Way

The King County emergency education event will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, July 25.

Q&A with FUSION’s new executive director Robin O’Grady

‘Helping other people is not optional,’ she says.

Camelot Elementary recognized by King County Green Schools Program for conservation efforts

The school’s “Green Team” supports recycling efforts in the school, helps run the school garden and holds a Green Festival.

Public meeting on Sea-Tac Airport impact study July 24 at Tyee High School

Department of Commerce hosts first public information meeting about study of ongoing impact of growing operations at airport.

Surviving domestic violence and the streets

“I have nowhere to go and having to go back to that is a horrible, vicious cycle”: Woman without home, job and car struggles to rebuild life.

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

King County jail’s leaky pipes have national implications

Lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court alleges Aquatherm has been selling faulty pipes.

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

Federal Way mayor awards Mike Park Key to the City

Former Mayor Park played a pivotal role in bringing the Korean American National Sports Festival to Federal Way last month.

Federal Way Rhythm and Brews Festival set for Saturday

The third annual event will be held at Town Square Park.

Federal Way Council selects pro and con marijuana advisory committee

Six residents were appointed to two advisory committees regarding Proposition No. 1 on the November ballot, one pro and one con.

Tidying the tides

Girl Scout Troop #44585 cleans up Redondo Beach on July 3.

Federal Way woman dies after crash on SR 167

Heather Tingley, 37, died at Harborview Medical Center the day after the crash.

Federal Way mayor talks homelessness, crime at town hall

Mayor Jim Ferrell responds to concerned residents during second Facebook Live Town Hall.

Authorities still putting together pieces of fatal gunfight at Auburn apartment

The gunfight killed 20-year-old Noah Malik Nettles of Federal Way on June 28.

Female veterans honored at Federal Way barbecue

The Federal Way Vet Center honored women who served in the armed forces at annual barbecue.

Countywide birthday party sparks hope for girls aging out of foster care

Celebrate 18! was held by nonprofit Eileen & Callie’s Place on Saturday.

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

‘Feedback loops’ of methane, CO2 echo environmental problem beyond Washington

University of Washington among researchers of climate change’s effects in global temperatures.