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King County works to end racial disparity in juvenile justice system

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 1:27PM

King County Executive Dow Constantine today joined with Superior Court Presiding Judge Susan Craighead and members of the King County Council to announce members of a countywide steering committee charged with recommending solutions to a growing racial disparity in the regional juvenile justice system. It is the largest and most diverse group King County has ever assembled to act on juvenile justice issues.

King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg releases statement regarding State v. Michele Anderson

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 2:00PM

State v. Michele Anderson. Ms. Anderson is charged with six counts of aggravated murder in the first degree for the mass slaying of six members of her family on Christmas Eve 2007."

Reckless driving in Carbonado | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 30, 2015 at 9:00AM

Responding out of town, officers dealt with a juvenile problem in Wilkeson and a reckless driving incident in Carbonado. Police assisted the fire department with a call to a Mountain Circle address, responded to a reported assault at Rainier School and conducted four traffic stops.

Heat advisory warning for South Puget Sound | Pierce and King County

  • Jul 30, 2015 at 10:00AM

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for hot weather for parts of the Puget Sound area. Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 80s to mid 90s this Thursday through Saturday.

White River crew third in San Diego basketball tournament

  • Jul 30, 2015 at 11:00AM

For the second year in a row, a team of White River High girls captured third-place honors at the prestigious San Diego Classic basketball tournament. The tourney was staged July 16-19 at several sites in the San Diego area.

Disagrees with take on government, business | Letter to the Editor

  • Jul 30, 2015 at 12:00PM

I read with almost amusement the writings of Richard Elfers and his analysis of big government vs. big business. If Mr. Elfers would do us all the favor of developing a basic understanding of economics, we would all be better served. Perhaps his first lesson should be the teachings of Adam Smith and a reading of the “Wealth of Nations.”

SR 167 closed over Puyallup Aug 7 - 10

  • Jul 30, 2015 at 2:00PM

Please take note that WSDOT will be shutting down Highway 167 over the Puyallup River in Puyallup next weekend. All lanes of northbound and southbound SR 167 (Meridian) will close from 8 pm on Friday, August 7, through 5 am on Monday, Aug. 10, at the Puyallup River Bridge.

Think before you order your food | Our Corner

  • Jul 30, 2015 at 3:53PM

During that fateful summer after graduating college, before locking down my career path, I found myself strapped for cash as friends more fortunate than I wanted to go out and celebrate their newfound status in society. So to keep up with the Joneses, I did what any reasonable post-college graduate would do. I went back to my pre-college food vending job.

Malicious mischief on Park Ave | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 9:00AM

Police responded to a malicious mischief call at a Park Avenue address and a suspicious person on state Route 410. It was a busy day on the roads, with officers making 20 traffic stops.

Metro Transit shuttles to carry fans to Seafair | King County Metro

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 10:00AM

Seafair fun takes off this week and Metro Transit has free shuttles to get fans to Lake Washington to see the hydro races and air shows. Travelers should plan for delays and bus reroutes during these major regional events, which include temporary closures of the Interstate 90 floating bridge for Blue Angels air show practices and performances Thursday, July 30, through Sunday, Aug. 2.

Former nightclub owner sentenced to 12 years in prison | U.S. Attorney's Office

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 11:00AM

A 40-year-old Olympia, Washington man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle, for drug distribution and illegal gun possession announced United States Attorney Annette L. Hayes. Steven Asir Thomas was convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Controlled Substances, Money Laundering, Conspiracy to Possess Firearms in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime and being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm following a six day jury trial in April 2015.

2015 property values mailed to Area 40 Enumclaw Plateau residents | King County Department of Assessment

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 12:00PM

On July 23, 2015, the office of Assessor Lloyd Hara mailed the 2015 property valuation notices for Area 40 – Enumclaw Plateau. Residential properties increased 15.4% on average; however, your individual property value may vary.

U.S. fares best against a ‘stateless’ foe | Rich Elfers

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 2:00PM

What do we know about the Islamic State? We know that I.S. came from al-Qaida and then broke off to form its own jihadi organization. How do the strategies of these two Islamic organizations differ? Are the differences important?

Washington's largest Renaissance Faire opens tomorrow | Bonney Lake

  • Jul 31, 2015 at 4:30PM

The Seattle Knights, the Pacific Northwest's premier Jousting and sword fighting troupe returns to the Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire. The Seattle Knights will bring their high energy, fast flying horses and swift sword swinging entertainment to all three weekends of the faire starting August 1st at Kelley Farms in Bonney Lake, WA.

Couple arrested | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 9:00AM

Officers responded the afternoon of Jan. 17 to the vicinity of Cole Street and Stevenson Avenue after hearing of a man and woman fighting. They were contacted and the trouble initially was settled.

Collision on Main St | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 9:00AM

Police responded at 8:10 a.m. to a collision on Main Street. There also were calls due to a pair of thefts, one in Wilkeson and another on 112th Street East. There was a reported assault at Rainier School, a fireworks complaint, a parking issue on Collins Road and nine traffic stops.

Puget Sound sweltering from the drought and Blob | Department of Ecology

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 10:52AM

Washington is feeling the heat this summer, and Puget Sound is no exception. It's been hot and dry, with all kinds of weather records being set. The unusually hot temperatures don't end at the water's edge; record-breaking temperatures are being in recorded in Puget Sound, too.

Data Privacy Day 2016 | Better Business Bureau

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 10:00AM

Taking that Facebook quiz to find out one’s spirit animal might seem like harmless fun, but one wrong click could put a person’s online data at risk. To help combat security threats Better Business Bureau is participating in Data Privacy Day 2016.

White River falls to Orting 48-22 | WEDNESDAY WRESTLING

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 10:30AM

BOYS WRESTLING Orting 48, White River 22 January 27 at Orting

It’s a bird… It’s a plane… And it’s a full closure of the I-90 floating bridge | South King County Transportation

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 11:00AM

The Blue Angels are in town and many of you have already seen them in fantastic formations as they practice for this weekend’s Seafair Air Show. But any time they fly above Lake Washington, we need to close the I-90 floating bridge to ensure the safety of the public and pilots – and that causes frustrating formations on the road. So keep in mind, there will be three more I-90 closurestomorrow through Sunday. Several ramps will also be closed.

Obligation is to stand for the truth | Church Corner

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 12:00PM

What a unique privilege it is for the churches on the Plateau to have this opportunity every week to give truth a voice in our community. In a world of endless debate and zettabytes of opinions throughout the Internet, it is important to remember that truth still exists.

Inmate college scholarships shine light on mounting student debt | Don Brunell

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 2:00PM

The Obama Administration announced it will begin providing Pell grants to federal prisoners, effectively overturning a 1994 ban on the practice. While overturning the ban requires Congressional action, the administration is circumventing Congress by designating the plan a “pilot program.”

Buckley power outage, repair time moved to 3 p.m.

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 10:00AM updated at 3:13PM

Two different neighborhoods are currently without power in the Buckley area, reaching into South Prairie and Wilkeson, affecting approximately 6,000 customers.

Learning to be awesomesauce | Our Corner

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 3:18PM

I read an article somewhere last week and learned I am far more out of touch with reality than my daughter, Katy, has led me to believe. I admit I don’t remember who the writer was or where I read it, but I am sure I am not making this up, whatever it is. Let’s delve into it.

Each side has strengths and weaknesses | Rich Elfers

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 4:00PM

President Ronald Reagan was a master politician. He created a conservative narrative about government that resonates with conservatives to this day. The problem with Democrats, according to Drew Westen in his book, “The Political Mind”, is that they have no competing narrative; in fact, they have no narrative at all.

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