Man involuntary committed | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Today at 10:14AM

Police responded to Wilkeson the night of Feb. 14 after hearing of a fight in progress. Officers contacted a man who had been listed as a missing person. He appeared to be intoxicated. The situation escalated and the man was involuntarily committed to a hospital, to be evaluated by a medical personnel.


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WSDOT building express toll lanes on I-405

  • Today at 1:11PM

Opening 17 miles of express toll lanes on I-405 between Lynnwood and Bellevue will be a big change for drivers later this year.

King County Council members introduce legislation establishing paid parental leave for county employees

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 6:47PM

The Metropolitan King County Council members introduced legislation that would guarantee working moms and dads employed by King County up to 12 weeks in paid parental leave after a birth, adoption, or new placement of a foster child.

Senate Ways and Means agenda Feb. 27 | Olympia

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 6:45PM

SB 5999 - Addressing the caseload forecast council. SSB 5215 - Establishing the Washington internet crimes against children account.

Washington's smoke signals: Science of cannabis

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 2:36PM

While research on the long-term health effects of marijuana use and Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC have only just begun, the cannabis plant itself has been thoroughly studied. The anatomy of the plant is well-known; the iconic five-leaf plant is easily recognizable in popular culture. The science of growing and processing the cannabis plant is also well documented and studied, giving both businesses and medical dispensaries innumerable ways to utilize the plant. On a chemical level, we know how THC affects the human brain and can even synthesize those same chemicals in a lab. Consider this your Cannabis 101 class - the science behind the plant.

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