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  1. Housing vouchers to aid state’s homeless veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Washington state will gain 335 federal housing vouchers for homeless veterans, with nearly 161 allocated to the King County and Seattle housing authorities, according to U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. Some of the vouchers cover rent in private housing; others enable veterans to move into specific housing units.

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  2. Amid protest, panel OKs rezoning for King County juvenile jailRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Protesters crowd the back of the Seattle City Council chamber Tuesday on the eve of a vote to rebuild the juvenile jail on Capitol Hill. Opponents of a voter-approved plan to replace King County's outdated juvenile courthouse and jail packed Seattle City Hall on Tuesday to voice their belief that children accused of crimes shouldn't be detained.

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  3. Friends remember Richard Bergesen as kind, faith-driven manRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Sammamish Review

    ... Canada, where they fled after killing Bergesen and taking his car and credit cards, according to police. King County prosecutors have charged them with first-degree murder, first-degree robbery and theft of a motor vehicle. Bergesen had taken ...

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  4. Public forum is this week for Snoqualmie-Overlake hospital dealRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    ... follow. The district's normal meeting will be held after the conclusion of the forum. This summer, the Valley's King County Public Hospital District 4 announced it was in the midst of negotiations with Overlake for a sale of the new hospital. The ...

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  5. King County Flood Control District approves grant for Kenmore projectRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | North King County

    This week the King County Flood Control District approved a substantial grant to the City of Kenmore for the replacement of the 192nd Street Culvert Replacement Project. Little Swamp Creek regularly exceeds the capacity of the existing culvert and floods over the roadway of 192nd Street in Kenmore.

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  6. Theft suspect killed in crash following police pursuit near CovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    ... died at the scene. The deputy involved in the pursuit was uninjured and not involved in Detectives from the King County Sheriff's Office Major Accident Response and Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene and will be conducting the investigation. ...

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  7. Discount dogs and cut-rate cats at Regional Animal Services Oct. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    Regional Animal Services of King County on Saturday, Oct. 4 will join about two dozen other animal organizations across Washington for the third annual Statewide Shelter Open House hosted by Pawsitive Alliance. During this special celebration, RASKC will waive the adoption fee on all pets.

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  8. Sheriff: theft suspect flees, killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A King County sheriff's spokesman says a theft suspect driving a car with a stolen license plate fled from a deputy and died in a crash involving a pickup truck. Three people were seriously injured in the crash.

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  9. King County Council votes to preserve Metro bus service without raising regressive taxesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Washington Policy Center

    After months of doubt, threats and controversy, bus riders and taxpayers finally have some good news: the King County Councilmembers unanimously voted to stop the bus service cuts they had planned for 2015. County officials now say they will limit their cut to a total of 151,000 hours of bus service, instead of the 600,000 bus hours they threatened earlier this year, citing windfall sales tax revenues and better management practices at Metro.

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  10. Man connected with 2012 Kent teen sex case back in jail againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Covington Reporter

    ... a Kent case in 2012, is back in jail for an alleged parole violation. Urrutia, 37, was booked Sept. 23 into the King County jail at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent, according to jail records. He is in jail for violating a condition of his ...

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  11. Covington Drainage replacement receives King County Flood Control District grantRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PNW Local News

    Funds for a drainage system for the city of Covington today received unanimous approval from the King County Flood Control District. The awarded funds come from a newly created program aimed at reducing the impact of local flooding.

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  12. City of Enumclaw may change rules on pit bullsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PNW Local News

    ... that collectively contribute to what is known as a pit bull. When pit bulls are found to be living in Enumclaw, King County Animal Control springs into action and dictates that the dog be immediately moved. "Over the past two decades the public ...

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  13. Discount dogs and cut-rate cats at Regional Animal Services in Kirkland SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

    Regional Animal Services of King County on Saturday will join about two dozen other animal organizations across Washington for the third annual Statewide Shelter Open House hosted by Pawsitive Alliance. During this special celebration, RASKC will waive the adoption fee on all pets.

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  14. Learn how to choose and make greener cleanersRead the original story

    Yesterday | City of Bellevue

    ... per workshop, and registration is required. Contact recycle@bellevuewa.gov or call 425-452-6932 to register. King County's Local Hazardous Waste Management Program 'offers more information about safer alternatives to household hazardous waste and ...

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  15. Purple Light Nights campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... Advocacy Center are among the groups that have expressed support for the campaign. Purple Light Nights began in King County, Washington, in 2007. Dunn is working with the Family Sunshine Center and other agencies in the Montgomery area who brought ...

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  16. 1 killed, 3 injured as police chase ends in violent crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A chase started Monday at about 6 p.m. when a King County Sheriff's deputy working in Covington spotted a vehicle wanted in connection with an earlier theft at a local store ended in a deadly crash, according to the King County Sheriff's Office. For the second time in less than a week, a suspected thief was killed in a deadly crash following a police chase.

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  17. Mercer Island water OK’d to drink; inspectors clear businesses to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    ... could surpass $10,000. "I feel for you guys," said Carole Coombs, an inspector with Public Health - Seattle & King County, as she took Kim's hand for a moment in between questions. "I see how hard everyone's working - everyone's doing such a great ...

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  18. Sheriff: stolen car driver flees, killed in crashRead the original story

    Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A King County sheriff's spokesman says a stolen car driver who fled when a deputy tried to stop the vehicle was killed a short time in a crash involving another car. Four other people were injured.

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  19. Doc: Don't panic over virus hitting Wash. kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... to panic," said Dr. Jeffery Duchin, chief of communicable disease and epidemiology at Public Health-Seattle & King County. According to the Department of Health, 10 to 15 million people develop some sort of enterovirus infection in the U.S. each ...

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  20. Renton among cities receiving flood grant moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Renton Reporter

    The King County Flood Control District Board of Supervisors on Monday unanimously approved grants aimed at reducing the impacts of local flooding. The funds dispersed to cities throughout the Flood Control District, including Renton, are from a newly created grant program that focuses on flood prevention as well as flood mitigation.

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