Information on escape vehicle (Screenshot from King County Sheriff’s Office PIO Twitter)

One of five juvenile detention center escapees apprehended

Five inmates escaped from Echo Glen Children’s Center in Snoqualmie in a Ford Fusion on Jan. 26.

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King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office testifies on behalf of catalytic converter theft bill, suggests additional measures

KCPAO representative emphasized the importance of addressing the demand for the stolen car parts.

Deputy Police Chief Clint Beck, Sgt. Ethan Nguyen, Navigator Danielle Fernandez and Police Chief Ken Seuberlich at a RADAR commendation ceremony in May of 2021, recognizing Nguyen and Fernandez’s exceptional work. Courtesy photo

$500k grant from DOJ to help reduce use of police force in North King County

North Sound RADAR Program responds to calls within Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, Kenmore, Bothell and Kirkland.

Seattle East DDC facility front (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
Seattle East DDC facility front (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)

U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene urges Postmaster General to reconsider closing Eastside mail facility

Workers at the East DDC in Redmond are concerned about how the closure would impact mail service.

The Village at Totem Lake (Screenshot from City of Kirkland Youtube video)

Kirklands’s Village at Totem Lake receives Governor’s Smart Communities Award

The award is granted to exemplary projects that demonstrate positive community collaboration.

Jim Curtis at the Tahoma National Cemetery. Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record

Local veterans face challenges with health care

As Jim Curtis walks the ground of the Tahoma National Cemetery, visiting the gravesite of an old Marine Corps friend,… Continue reading

Wilde Rover Irish Pub. Courtesy of Wilde Rover Irish Pub’s Facebook.

Wilde Rover Irish Pub closes doors for good

Jan. 23 was Wilde Rover’s last night of staying open.

Robert Whale can be reached at rwhale@soundpublishing.com.

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Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Behind the scenes in the race for King County prosecutor | Roegner

Politically speaking, it was an exciting week recently when King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg announced that his current term would Continue reading...

Five day weather forecast for King County

Thursday, Jan. 27, day Partly cloudy, high 47° Thursday, Jan. 27, night Areas of fog, low 32° Friday, Jan. 28, Continue reading...

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Dr. Jayendrina Singha Ray’s research interests include postcolonial studies, spatial literary studies, British literature, and rhetoric and composition. Prior to teaching in the U.S., she worked as an editor with Routledge and taught English at colleges in India. She is a resident of Kirkland.

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Christa Meyer, residential physical therapist in Mountlake Terrace, Washington, plays Wordle daily. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

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