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  1. King County Housing Authority sells final 54 lots of homes at Seola GardensRead the original story

    30 min ago | The White Center Blog

    The King County Housing Authority announced Tuesday that it had recently completed the sale of the final 54 lots for market-rate, single-family homes at Seola Gardens.

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  2. Maple Valley Fire Department to host free Open HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    ... There will also be a free BBQ, popcorn, snow cones, and drinks provided. Additionally, helicopters from the King County Sheriff's Office and Airlift Northwest will land. THe Community Emergency Response Team and King County Sheriff's Office will ...

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  3. Marine recruiter charged withsexual misconduct with minorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    King County prosecutors have charged a Marine recruiter with first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor nearly two years after he allegedly had sexual contact with a then-17-year-old Eastside high-school student.

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  4. Seattle bicyclist killed was respected attorneyRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 31 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The King County Medical Examiner's office has identified the bicyclist who died in a collision with a truck in downtown Seattle as a well-respected attorney who in 2010 was part of the American Civil Liberties Union's legal team that challenged the U.S. military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

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  5. West Seattle Crime Watch followup: Charges filed in Highland Park car theft/kidnapRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog

    The King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has just filed charges against Estevan Sanchez , accused of stealing an SUV from outside the Seamart store in Highland Park last Wednesday, with its owner's baby daughter in the back seat; the car was ditched in the middle of a street in Greenbridge, with the baby still inside.

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  6. Charges: Tuxedoed man shot at 2 for interrupting oral sexRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KOMO News

    ... who interrupted him while he was receiving oral sex in a Pioneer Square alcove now faces felony assault charges. King County prosecutors contend Paul J. Hunter started shooting shortly after 2 a.m. on Aug. 26 at a man and a woman whose argument had ...

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  7. City partners with Sound Transit on new pedestrian and bicycle bridge in OverlakeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Redmond Reporter

    ... want as much access to the light rail station as possible. In the press release, Sound Transit board chair and King County Executive Dow Constantine added, "With the new bridge, commuters will save up to one mile in walking or biking to nearby jobs ...

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  8. Chiquita may counter-sue clean water non-profitRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Packer

    Seattle-based non-profit Water and Sanitation Health Inc. filed suit against Charlotte-based Chiquita in January in Washington State's King County Superior Court.

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  9. Know your EFR from your VAP: What do all those Valley acronyms mean?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    ... of the various ones that you may or may not know. We try to spell these out, but many are in common use. King County DEPR, or Department of Planning and Environmental Review, which handles your building permits if you live in the county AWC: ...

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  10. Healthier menus welcome students back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    Students across King County will have more options for healthy food this school year, including those in Renton.

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  11. Multiple shots fired | Enumclaw PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | King County Journal

    ... the missing person might be found at the Snoqualmie casino. The issue was forwarded to both casino security and King County authorities. The subject, who was fine, was located in the casino parking lot. PARENTAL CONCERN: A citizen called police Aug. ...

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  12. Help keep tabs on native salmon this fall as a King County Salmon Watcher Program volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    Adult salmon are now returning to the western Washington streams where they were born, including many streams here in King County.

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  13. King County Sheriff's Office to host '9-1-1 Citizen's Academy' on Sat., Sept. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Waterland Blog

    The King County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a '9-1-1 Citizen's Academy' in Renton from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept.

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  14. Huskies choose Miles - Tue, 02 Sep 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... the trip to Hawaii while serving a one-game suspension for his role in two post-Super Bowl assaults in February. King County prosecutors did not file charges against Miles because of a lack of evidence. Miles also missed all of UW's spring practices ...

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  15. Editorial: Joe Fain, Pat Sullivan and Chris Barringer in 47th Legislative DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Seattle Times

    The Times recommends Sen. Joe Fain, R-Covington, Democrat Chris Barringer for House Position 1, and Rep. Pat Sullivan, D-Covington, for Position 2. KING County's 47th Legislative District is one of those suburban "swing districts" with go-both-ways political tendencies.

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  16. What all of Washington has in common: Top priorities are the same despite regional differencesRead the original story

    Monday | Wenatchee World

    ... and Ferry counties, where the unemployment rate is 8.2 percent. The corners of the state are nearly double King County's rate. With this in mind, a coalition of business leaders embarked on a road trip this summer to find out what it will take to ...

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  17. Law enforcement part of debate over gun measures - Mon, 01 Sep 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... of I-594. "Nobody says universal background checks are going to solve gun violence now and forever," said King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg. "It's one of the things that need to be done to make the community safer." The FBI's National Instant ...

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  18. Pornography at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Mercer Island Reporter

    ... stood her ground on the Library's policy. This is unacceptable, and MI residents should not stand for this. The King County Library's stance on this issue is deplorable. The library is a place that is suppose to be for children to come and ...

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  19. Law enforcement part of debate over gun measures on state's November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Peninsula Daily News

    ... of I-594. "Nobody says universal background checks are going to solve gun violence now and forever," said King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg. "It's one of the things that need to be done to make the community safer." The FBI's National Instant ...

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  20. Cyclist killed was attorney who fought gay policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... that successfully challenged the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gay service members. The King County Medical Examiner's office identified the bicyclist as Sher Kung , 31, who had been working for the firm Perkins Coie . In 2010, ... 13 comments