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Juanita High School senior arrested after social media gun threats

Kirkland Police and school district staff worked collaboratively during the investigation.

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King County Local Dive podcast
Snoqualmie River Flooding Forecast (Courtesy of US Geological Survey)

Snoqualmie Valley farmers are concerned about unusual June floods

Spokesperson says infrastructure, soil and crop sales are all in danger for the low-lying farms.

Snoqualmie River Flooding Forecast (Courtesy of US Geological Survey)
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The shared value of trees: Kirkland city official defends tree code as developers move to appeal

Director of Planning and Building, Adam Weinstein, believes new ordinance will not hinder growth.

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Report examines King County Sheriff’s Office misconduct investigations

Ninety-one employees had multiple allegations of misconduct made against them in 2021.

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Electric trucks being assembled in Renton (Screenshot from King County video)

King County to use electric heavy duty trucks to transport garbage with lower emissions

Among the first Class 8 battery-electric trucks in America operated by a waste management agency.

Electric trucks being assembled in Renton (Screenshot from King County video)
Courtesy of Studio East.

Studio East looks towards 30th anniversary season

The seven performances were carefully selected with the theme of inclusivity in mind.

Courtesy of Studio East.
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King County Local Dive podcast
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King County’s unemployment rate at all-time low

The Employment Security Department recorded an unemployment rate of 1.9% in the county.

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Launch of PulsePoint app allows citizens to respond to cardiac arrest incidents

PulsePoint notifies users when someone is experiencing cardiac arrest and requires immediate help.

Courtesy of Cleveland Clinic.
Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.

Public health officials confirm case of monkeypox in King County

Health officials say the positive case does not pose a significant risk to public health

Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.
Courtesy of Hazardous Waste Management Program.

Study: Lead exposure linked to kitchen cookware from Afghan refugees in King County

The issue was first noticed in Afghan children in King County, but more communities may be at risk.

Courtesy of Hazardous Waste Management Program.
King County Local Dive podcast
King County Local Dive podcast
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn, who is running for U.S. Congress in the 8th District, speaks to supporters in March. Photo courtesy of Dunn’s Facebook campaign page

Against the grain: Reagan Dunn holds the torch for King County conservatives

What it means to be the top Republican in a liberal King County government.

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn, who is running for U.S. Congress in the 8th District, speaks to supporters in March. Photo courtesy of Dunn’s Facebook campaign page
Parents in Kelowna lack confidence in the vaccination (Metro Creative Graphics Photo)

State health department approves Pfizer booster for kids ages 5-11

The move comes as COVID-19 cases are increasing in King County

Parents in Kelowna lack confidence in the vaccination (Metro Creative Graphics Photo)
Patti Cole-Tindall (Courtesy of King County)

Patti Cole-Tindall is officially confirmed as the new King County Sheriff

After serving as the interim sheriff since January, the King County Council unanimously voted to confirm Patti Cole-Tindall as the new King County Sheriff on… Continue reading

Patti Cole-Tindall (Courtesy of King County)
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EvergreenHealth Midwife delivers 1,000th baby of her career

“I don’t have any intention of leaving any time soon,” said Shana Johnson.

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World War II veterans in Auburn, Wash. File photo

Washington ranks 7th among states for number of World War II veterans

12,364 WWII veterans are living in the state, with a total population of 517,912 military veterans.

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Use your King County library card to explore the outdoors

KCLS cardholders can check out a Discover Pass for two weeks to explore public lands.

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Studio East brings Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing to Juanita Beach Park

Four free live performances will take place from June 3 to June 5.

Courtesy of Studio East.