For the second year in a row, more than 100 law enforcement agencies in Washington State will be cracking down on distracted drivers as part of the national distracted driving enforcement campaign.
“It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the people of King County and the region, representing the Fourth District on the King County Council. It has been inspiring to be consistently immersed in the decision making of our region in meeting the many challenges—and changes—of the past two decades."
A pair of recommendations were favorably received – by the slimmest of margins – during the most recent meeting of the Enumclaw City Council. By 3-2 votes, a shorthanded council first directed city administration to look at a zoning change that would benefit assisted living facilities; later, a trio of “yes” votes supported formation of a committee that would promote specific, targeted economic development.
A 35-year-old man from Maple Valley died in a head-on collision with a Metro bus at 4:12 a.m. on state Route 169 about 1 mile north of Maple Valley city limits.
SeaTac shooting suspect Robert Studer was arrested on Saturday night after a more than eight hour stand-off with police in Taft, CA that were attempting to arresting him on a King County homicide warrant. Law enforcement from multiple agencies were involved in the containment and capture of the fugitive believed to be armed and dangerous.
Diabetes takes a huge toll on people who have the disease, and also costs the state billions every year. According to a recent study, the outlook on the diabetes situation doesn’t seem be to improving.
On Saturday, King County Sheriff’s Office detectives found a wanted man hiding in a crawlspace under a house in unincorporated Kent. The 50 year old Auburn man, wanted for trafficking in stolen property, spent seven hours in the fetal position hoping the police wouldn’t find him.
In 2014, King County was the second fastest growing urban county in the nation, and a strong real estate market has driven property values steadily upward.
The National Park Service last week released its deferred maintenance statistics for national parks. The $11.49 billion nationwide total was up from the $11.3 billion reported at the end of 2013 and includes Mount Rainier National Park, which listed a backlog of deferred maintenance projects totaling nearly $300 million.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on its draft Environmental Assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impact for a Mud Mountain Dam fish passage project. The public comment period ends April 17.
Local artists are being sought to participate in this year’s Enumclaw Studio Tour. Those interested can submit a request for an application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due May 16 and the show is slated for June 13. Selected artists will open their studios to the public for sales and conversation beginning at 10 a.m.
The Washington state House of Representatives released its proposed capital construction budget March 23, including $43 million for multi-benefit floodplain management projects through the Floodplains by Design initiative.
Washington Healthplanfinder today announced that 165,436 Washingtonians have currently signed up for a Qualified Health Plan or renewed their health coverage through www.wahealthplanfinder.org.
King County Sheriff’s detectives are actively looking for 68 year old Robert Leroy Studer as the suspect in the shooting death of his 42 year old nephew in Seatac on Thursday. Studer is considered armed and dangerous; he is 5’11, 240 lbs, grey hair and green eyes.
A number of road improvement projects will cause delays for drivers this spring and summer as the Washington State Department of Transportation improves sections of roadway from the summit of Snoqualmie Pass to Vantage.
$1,000 penalty; $1 for costs and fees per Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s request.
An ordinance adopting the revision of voting precincts of King County for the year 2015 (Ordinance 2015-0127).
Following a pilot program last year, the transit agencies participating in the ORCA smart card system are proposing to implement a permanent Regional Day Pass program. The agencies are seeking community input on the program, which would consist of two new ORCA pass products.
As the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II nears, the Office of Secretary of State is launching a gripping series of online profiles, beginning with the story of a Whatcom County fighter pilot who was captured and narrowly avoided death in a German concentration camp during the war.
King County Sheriff’s detectives are actively looking for 68-year-old Robert Leroy Studer as the suspect in the shooting death of his 42 year old nephew in Seatac on Thursday.