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King County youth detention center moves forward despite opposition

As community criticism of the project mounts, King County tries to take a middle road.

Coliform bacteria found in Lake Washington at Juanita Park

Humans and pets cautioned to stay out of water

  • Jul 27, 2018

Street closures scheduled for Kirkland Classic Car Show

Kirkland streets closed for Classic Car Show July 29

  • Jul 26, 2018

UPDATE: Detectives identify assault suspect with public’s help

The male subject allegedly assaulted a 72-year-old convenience store clerk.

King County Council is proposing measures that would impact gun storage and sales. Photo by zaphad1/Flickr

King County council members push safe storage gun regulation

Gun rights groups have threatened legal action over the measure.

King County Council is proposing measures that would impact gun storage and sales. Photo by zaphad1/Flickr
Washington State Department of Health. Courtesy photo.

State health officials urge residents to stay healthy in hot weather

State health officials issue advisory for upcoming heat wave

  • Jul 25, 2018
Washington State Department of Health. Courtesy photo.

Kirkland reopens Edith Moulton Park to public after renovation

Boardwalks, off-leash dog trails, a picnic pavilion, a play structure and a restroom were added.

A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.

Snohomish County: Claims of animal abuse against Bothell kennel not substantiated

A video showing a trainer using a plastic bat to train a dog was not animal abuse, county says.

A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.

WSDOT shares new work zone safety message and video

WSDOT shares new work zone safety video to combat roadway danger

  • Jul 25, 2018

Air quality is worse in the west due to bigger wildfires

A study released last week shows air quality in much of the west is worsening.

Video of Bothell-based trainer hitting dog with bat prompts social media outrage

Kennel’s owners Jack and Colleen McDaniel said they have received hundreds of threats.

Candidate meet and greet to be hosted in Redmond

Washington senator candidate meet and greet set for July 26

  • Jul 24, 2018

Secretary of State Kim Wyman joins FTC to combat service-member and veterans charity scams

The new campaign is being released in conjunction with recent law enforcement actions by the FTC.

  • Jul 24, 2018

Where’s the music on Seattle’s Eastside?

Venues struggle to cut mustard in the booming Seattle area’s outer edges.

The reason for a cougar attack in May near North Bend which left one man dead and another injured remains a mystery after an autopsy revealed the animal had no sign of disease. Photo from publicdomainpictures.net

Killer North Bend cougar showed no signs of disease

Autopsy sheds no light on why a cougar attacked near North Bend leaving one dead.

  • Jul 21, 2018
The reason for a cougar attack in May near North Bend which left one man dead and another injured remains a mystery after an autopsy revealed the animal had no sign of disease. Photo from publicdomainpictures.net
Jamie Catherine Haggard (NamUs)

Body near Maltby was missing Kenmore mother; it was homicide

Jamie Haggard went missing two years ago. The medical examiner confirmed her identity this week.

Jamie Catherine Haggard (NamUs)

Primary voting begins Friday, and all 39 Washington counties will provide free ballot return postage

Voters in every county can return ballots via the U.S. Postal Service without paying for a stamp.

  • Jul 20, 2018
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Police seek man accused of ‘lewd act’

The act occurred at Edith Moulton Park by man in a black T-shirt, ball cap and sport shorts.

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Numerous complaints against King County Sheriff’s deputies for issues like excessive force and improper search and seizure weren’t investigated due to internal misclassification, a new report says. Photo by Oran Viriyincy/Flickr

Report finds complaints against King County sheriff’s deputies weren’t investigated

An outside review says that allegations of excessive force and racially-biased policing weren’t pursued.

Numerous complaints against King County Sheriff’s deputies for issues like excessive force and improper search and seizure weren’t investigated due to internal misclassification, a new report says. Photo by Oran Viriyincy/Flickr
The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons

King County burn ban now in effect

Other counties across the state have already enacted similar restrictions.

The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons