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2 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
The King County Ferry District announced last week the finalists in a contest to name two new water taxis.
6 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter
King County Metro Transit ridership surged yet again in the first half of 2014 as the popularity of its RapidRide service continued to exceed expectations.
A 43-year-old Bellevue man wanted on 13 counts of second-degree felony identity theft in King County was arrested Tuesday night in Kennewick.
There have been four officer-involved shootings in Western Washington in the span of five weeks, and in each case Tasers failed to stop the suspect.
The owner of the Judge James T. Ronald House in Leschi has gained landmark designation for the home through the city's Preservation Board.
On July 25, Redmond resident Daniel Haggart was charged with first-degree murder after a fight on July 18 ultimately ended in the death of a 17-year-old Redmond girl.
Facilities that exceeded wastewater discharge permit requirements in 2013 earned environmental awards from King County's Industrial Waste Program for dedication to business practices that protect regional water quality.
Metro is now preparing to cut bus service beginning in September to address its ongoing budget shortfall.
A 24-year-old Tacoma woman pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to first-degree attempted murder in connection with the Kent man shot in the face outside of a Panther Lake Starbucks.
Uprooted trees lay flattened in the glare of the sun on the north bank of the Snoqualmie River.
Burien man charged with second-degree murder after police locate body of ex-wife According to the King County Prosecutors Office, 41-year-old Telesforo Hernandez-Roa of Burien was charged with "Murder in the Second Degree" after the body of his ex-wife, Ruth Castillo-Yanez, was located by police at the Kent Park and Ride on July 20th.
Triangle Properties Development has issued a writ of Mandamus in King County Superior Court to force the Seattle Police Department to take action against the Barton family, who are back in their home after an attempted eviction by the King County Sheriff's office on July 18, and arrest them for trespassing.
Since the fall of 2009 when King County completed a levee removal project in Tolt Mac-Donald Park, Carnation, the Tolt River hasn't seen significant flooding.
A former Kentridge High School teacher faces an Aug. 18 trial in King County Superior Court for attempted commercial sexual abuse of a minor.
SEATAC, Wash. -- A burglary suspect has been wounded by a King County Sheriff's deputy and a second suspected burglar is now on the run, deputies said.
That's the question from Burien In Motion , a King County Metro program running this summer in partnership with WABI Burien , Discover Burien , and The B-Town Blog.
A recently released ex-con shot a Seattle bank guard and himself during a fight Thursday, King County prosecutors now claim.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 08:50 am
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