King County Local Dive podcast

King County Local Dive podcast

King County Local Dive: Another cop is in trouble; protection order disparities; city bans public use of fentanyl

A new podcast for King County residents

On this week’s episode, we discuss an Auburn police officer charged with vehicular homicide; the racial disparities and other barriers associated with obtaining a protection order in King County; Federal Way’s ban on the public use of fentanyl with a goal to protect public transit workers and innocent bystanders; and how farmers in the Green River Valley did not consider the unintended impacts of building the Lones Levee back in 1960.

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Each episode of the King County Local Dive podcast features original watchdog reporting from our local journalists with a focus on how we hold our public entities and public officials accountable.

Stories for the King County Local Dive are first reported in Sound Publishing’s King County newspapers: Federal Way Mirror, Auburn Reporter, Kent Reporter, Renton Reporter, Enumclaw Courier-Herald, Mercer Island Reporter, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Kirkland Reporter, Issaquah Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Bellevue Reporter and Seattle Weekly.




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