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1 hr ago | Seattle Times
A reluctance to get real about mediocre school performance has long plagued education in this country, and in this region.
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3 hrs ago | Snoqualmie Valley Record
The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives: a Somebody in the Snoqualmie area doesn't like cottonwood trees.
The state Supreme Court has upheld a jury verdict that awarded $12.75 million to a former Seattle firefighter who suffered debilitating brain injuries in a fire-station fall 10 years ago.
Updated at 5:50 p.m. The Herald reports Machinists have rejected what Boeing called a final offer.
A King County Superior Court Judge has found that provisions of the state's voter-approved charter school law violate the state constitution, but proponents said the ruling will not affect the implementation of the schools.
If you've been on Metro's Route 358 lately, chances are you were greeted and welcomed by an energetic young man who doesn't look old enough to hold a driver's license.
Nearly three years after a storm which dumped record amounts of rain on the region washed out the bridge in Jenkins Creek Park in Covington , the city received grant funding to pay to replace the span.
The volunteer group working to tackle teen substance abuse on Vashon is again in conflict with Vashon Youth & Family Services, and this time the dispute is leading some to worry that the VYFS PlaySpace is at risk.
A proposed trail project at Panther Lake has reached the 85 percent design phase, prompting a review by Public Works Director Carrie Roe to the Federal Way City Council, during the council's Dec. 3 meeting.
How important are salmon to Northwest culture? Native American tribes have relied on them for generations, settlers reaped the benefits of massive salmon runs and commercial fishing operations have turned them into a common menu option.
The city plans to post a number of signs and shut the Alm Way Bridge, over Gardiner Creek, next week.
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Charter schools are not legally allowed to discriminate against children, but many are setting high expectations of volunteer time from family members as part of their enrollment standards.
Data can track how people these days are likely to die in King County. We now also know some of the leading causes of death are more prevalent in some parts of the region than others.
For people who expect to have health coverage when the new year starts, the deadline to enroll for a health plan is December 23. But signing up through the state's health exchange has been rough for the last several days.
In an editorial today , the Seattle Times urged restraint for people making assumptions about last year's landmark marijuana legalization law.
A King County jury has returned a $50 million verdict against a Kent public hospital and a medical testing firm after finding both failed to detect a severe genetic problem in a fetus.