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King County officials talk preparedness at annual Flood Awareness Month event, Oct. 1

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 7:37PM

County representatives will be joined by disaster preparedness experts from the American Red Cross and underscore the importance of preparing for flooding, highlighting in particular the efforts to build awareness and preparedness in King County’s vulnerable and non-English speaking communities.

Human services agencies receive subsidized bus tickets from Metro Transit Incentive Program

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 7:53PM

Bus tickets will help homeless people in Seattle and King County

Closures to begin earlier on Snoqualmie Pass

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 7:56PM

Shorter autumn days, mean construction closures on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass will now begin a half-hour earlier. Drivers traveling over the pass should plan ahead to avoid the closures or be prepared to wait until the pass reopens.

Burn ban is extended, even as restrictions are eased for industrial operations | Washington State Department of Natural Resources

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:06PM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that weather conditions are still too dry to allow outdoor burning but, at the same time, have eased enough to allow industrial operations to resume in some areas of the state.

The coming week at the King County Council | Oct. 1-5

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:28PM

An ordinance authorizing an 30-year use agreement with Hollywood Hills Saddle Club for the operation, maintenance, programming and use of the equestrian facility located in the Woodinville Pit Park Site (Substitute Ordinance 2012-0244).

Caseworkers at corrections half-way house pleads guilty to federal charges

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:37PM

Caseworker had sexual relationship with felon; enabled drug use

Northwest Region construction updates | WSDOT

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:43PM

The WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates have been posted for next week.

Repeat offender convicted of possession and distribution of child pornography | U.S. District Court

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:49PM

An Algona, Washington man was convicted late yesterday in U.S. District Court in Seattle of possession and distribution of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

Local governments can get help to restore urban forests | Washington State Department of Natural Resources

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:54PM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is providing assistance to local governments starting in Clark, King, and Pierce counties that want to improve the health of their urban forests. Other cities or counties may apply for the same type of projects.

Man arrested for assaulting boy in grocery store bathroom in Burien | King County Sheriff's Office

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 9:39PM

A 32 year old man was arrested today after assaulting an 11 year old boy in a grocery store bathroom.

DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in King County

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 9:44PM

King County residents can dispose of their unwanted and expired medicines anonymously and at no cost at a nationwide drug "take-back" day on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Beware of donating cash to storefront solicitors | Office of Secretary of State

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 9:48PM

The Office of Secretary of State’s Charities Program urges donors to avoid giving cash to charities to reduce fraud, discourage impulse contributions and increase transparency.

Oct. 1 is first commute with Metro Transit changes

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 6:57PM

Route information, tools online; riders now pay when boarding

Man stabbed in Burien - King County Sheriff's deputies search for knife along I-5

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 7:02PM

A 20 year old man was found stabbed this weekend and police searched an area next to I-5 for the knife used in the stabbing.

Operator of the wastewater treatment at Mount Rainier National Park pleads guilty | U.S. District Court

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 7:16PM

The operator of the wastewater treatment plant at Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park pleaded guilty today to violating the Clean Water Act in August 2011, when he allowed hundreds of thousands of gallons of sewage to run into the Nisqually River.

Department of Justice award $101 million for tribal justice and safety

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 7:20PM

The Department of Justice today announced more than 200 grants to more than 110 American Indian and Alaska Native nations.

Two-time Guinness World Record holder Alex Zerbe at Buckley County Library

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 7:33PM

Comic juggling will amaze and amuse the whole family during free events at Pierce County Libraries on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Click! Classic photographs from Washington | Washington State History Museum

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 7:38PM

In Click! over 40 images from the Historical Society’s vast photographic holdings tell the story of how Washington was represented, packaged, and sold to outsiders.

Creepshow: Terror in Tacoma | Washington Historical Museum

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 7:41PM

Not for the faint of heart, this history of horror will chill you to the bone. A fund-raiser for the History Museum, ever dollar helps fund educational programming at the museum. So bring your friends and bring yourself, but forget your greatest fear…we have that covered.

The new great divide: longevity | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 7:48PM

The United States of America have often been called a divided nation, separated by race, class, political affiliation, values, you name it.

King County hosts Oct. 9 meeting on managing wood in rivers

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 7:52PM

River safety and guidelines for County use of wood in flood-risk reduction projects part of County’s presentation

Driver testing to be conducted outside DOL in King County

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 8:00PM

The Department of Licensing is partnering with several driver training schools and school district driver training programs in King County to provide driver knowledge and skills testing for individuals applying for a Washington driver license, beginning October 1.

Gas price jump 6 cents | GasBuddy

  • Oct 1, 2012 at 7:43AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have risen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.02/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.79/g, according to gasoline price website

U.S. Supreme Court will not hear challenge of Top 2 Primary | Secretary of State

  • Oct 1, 2012 at 11:06AM

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday morning that it will not hear the challenge by the Washington Democratic and Libertarian parties on the Top 2 Primary. This blog post (link is below) focuses on the high court’s refusal to hear the appeal.

Crawling through the mud of Tough Mudder in Black Diamond | Slideshow

  • Oct 1, 2012 at 3:00PM

Over 10,000 people got to crawl through mud and freezing cold water as part of the Tough Mudder obstacle course event Saturday in Black Diamond.

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