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Firefighter for a Day | Part I: FireOps 101 is a chance to see what they face
About a third of the way up the 105-foot ladder leaned against the roof of a six-story tower, my legs begin to burn.
Federal Way Mirror
Inslee visits Kent to push adoption of state transportation funding package
Gov. Jay Inslee made a quick stop Friday in Kent to pump up South Sound politicians and business leaders about the importance for the Legislature to pass a transportation funding package during the special session that started this week.
Federal Way Mirror
The transient nature of gangs in South King County
In the early morning hours of June 27, tension escalated among a crowd of gang members outside a Federal Way bar.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Good Phight
2013 Phillies Draft Preview - Reese McGuire
Another High School kid who plays a position that is historically tough to develop high schoolers from.
Tue May 14, 2013
Trial continued to Oct. 8 for man charged in Kent murder of Devin Topps
Jorge L. Lizarraga faces an Oct. 8 trial date for the 2010 second-degree murder of Devin Topps, a former Kentridge High School student athlete.
Fire damages Kent West Hill home
Fire heavily damaged the attic space and roof of a Kent home at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 23900 block of 43rd Avenue South on the West Hill.
Thousands still without power in W. Wash. after thunderstorms
Thousands of homes around the Puget Sound region remained without power Tuesday as crews continued to clean up from Monday's thunderstorms.
Mon May 13, 2013
Phillip's trial date continued to Sept. 16 for murder of Kent city employee
It's been three years since the stabbing death of Seth Frankel, a city of Kent employee and Auburn resident.
Sat May 11, 2013
Man rescued in "near drowning" in Lake Washington
A man in his 40s is being treated at Harborview Medical Center after a near-drowning off the shore of Gene Coulon Park in Renton on Saturday.
Pasado's Spay Station returns to King County
Pasado's Safe Haven's Spay Station, a state-of-the-art mobile spay and neuter clinic on wheels, returns to south King County on May 15.
Fri May 10, 2013
Man suspected in Kent attempted armed robbery of jewelry store dies from gunshot wound
A man suspected of an attempted armed robbery that included the exchange of gunshots last week at a Kent jewelry store was found dead in Auburn from a gunshot wound.
Thu May 09, 2013
Kent Police arrest three for graffiti spree
Kent Police arrested three Kent residents for investigation of third-degree malicious mischief in connection with graffiti tagging that has plagued Kent's Valley and East Hill areas for months.
Charge: Driver in fatal wreck eyed girlie photo, crashed
A 24-year-old Kent man accused of killing one woman and injuring three other passengers during a crash on Interstate 5 at Seattle has been charged with vehicular homicide.
Police: Inmates captured after escaping jail, stealing teens' clothes
Two inmates from the Enumclaw city jail in Enumclaw are back in custody after escaping overnight and forcing two teens to trade clothes, police said.
Wed May 08, 2013
WWU's Mothershead of Kent receives Fulbright Scholarship
Western Washington University student Liv Mothershead of Kent has received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to help teach English at an Austrian school.
Kent officers bust woman for spitting in store employee's face | Police Blotter
A woman reportedly spit in the face of a Fred Meyer store employee after she had been asked to leave because the store was closing at about 11 p.m. April 28 on the West Hill.
Search Team Finds Body of Renton Dentist Lost in April Avalanche
A search party Wednesday morning located the body of a 61-year-old dentist who practiced in Renton, swept down the slopes of Granite Mountain by a large avalanche in April.
Searchers find body of man missing in Granite Mtn. avalanche
A searching party has found the body of a 61-year-old dentist who was swept away by an avalanche last month on Granite Mountain, officials said Wednesday.
Tue May 07, 2013
North Shore News
North Vancouver drug smuggler gets 12 years in U.S.
A North Vancouver man has been sentenced to 12 years in a U.S. prison for smuggling drugs over the border for the Hells Angels.
Woes continue with EFR's dispatch center
NORCOM, the emergency dispatch system that provides service to 14 fire districts, including Eastside Fire & Rescue, couldn't wait any longer for the long-promised new software from New World.