King County News
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4 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette
Cath Brunner has spent the past 25 years making the infrastructure around Seattle not only perform well but look beautiful as well and she's looking to bring that same passion to Richmond when she speaks at city hall as part of the 2014 Lulu Series.
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5 hrs ago | Crosscut.com
Guest Opinion: With Gov. Jay Inslee's recent decision to halt executions, an issue that has gripped public defenders for decades is finally getting the public attention it deserves.
7 hrs ago | Seattle Times
The man whose body was found in a Woodinville recycle center Friday may have died when he was crushed in a recycle truck after the bin he was sleeping in was picked up, the King County Sheriff's Office said today.
7 hrs ago | The Waterland Blog
Former Metropolitan King County Councilmember Julia Patterson will be honored in April as the 2014 Public Official of the Year by the Municipal League of King County.
7 hrs ago | Snoqualmie Valley Record
This burp cloth was found near the body of an infant, dubbed Kimball Doe, discovered last week in a wooded area near North Bend Way.
10 hrs ago | Renton Reporter
The King County Flood Warning Center closed at 8 a.m. this morning after more than two days of around-the-clock operation to monitor flood flows on several rivers.
11 hrs ago | Northwest News
King County will ask voters to approve a $60 vehicle license fee and 0.1 percent sales tax increase to fund transit, roads and other transportation projects.
15 hrs ago | Madison Park Times
The Seattle-King County Advisory Council on Aging & Disability Services and The Central are hosting "Alzheimer's 101," a community health forum featuring Bob LeRoy, executive director of the Alzheimer's Association of Western and Central Washington.
Trained, IRS-Certified volunteers at YWCA Greenbridge and YWCA Technology Center in Seola Gardens are offering free tax preparation to anyone making $51,000 or less.
The Washington Department of Licensing told Examiner late Monday morning that there are now 451,729 active concealed pistol licenses in the state, a number that suggests a slowdown on CPL applications has materialized, but news out of Seattle and North Bend may cause it to perk right back up again.
Sen. Tracey Eide, D-Federal Way, announced she won't run for re-election in the 30th Legislative district this year.
WHEN I woke that August morning in 1982, the Greater Seattle community I was proud to serve never suspected what the next 20 years would hold.
A newly formed organization will join others in fighting the proposed condominium project, which would be built on an abandoned industrial site at Point Wells on the shore of Puget Sound in unincorporated southwest Snohomish County.
After days of heavy rain and landslides galore, the weather will finally turn to sunny skies and springtime temperatures by midweek.
A Bothell landscaper who claimed he was suffering from an on-the-job injury has admitted to stealing state workers' compensation benefits.
The King County Flood Warning Center has issued a Phase II flood alert for the Green River because of increased flows from heavy rainfall.
The 11-mile-long East Lake Sammamish Trail that links the communities of Redmond, Sammamish and Issaquah has been undergoing a structural and cosmetic makeover during the past few years.