Big changes brewing at Schilling Hard Ciders

Plant blossoms as it undergoes extensive, year-long remodeling project

Help for student-parents

Green River College offering scholarships to help pay for child care, so moms and dads can pursue their education

City attorney retires, assistant takes his place

City Attorney Steve Gross has retired from municipal service. His last day in the office was Friday, Jan. 3, according… Continue reading

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Stokesbary introduces comprehensive legislation to combat homelessness

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, has introduced comprehensive legislation aiming to end Washington state’s homelessness crisis through a combination of compassion,… Continue reading

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Wilson bill would prohibit solitary confinement of youths

Juvenile holding facilities would be prohibited from subjecting teens to solitary confinement, under legislation heard Thursday by the Senate Human… Continue reading

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Sailing the Sea of Japan

Navy Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Daniel Langhorne, from Auburn, stands by as a safety officer on the Arleigh Burke-class, guided-missile… Continue reading

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State Senate passes bill banning single-use plastic bags

Measure sponsored by Kent’s Das now goes to House

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Sen. Mona Das, D-Kent, the primary sponsor of SB 5323, speaking on the bill. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Sabio-Howell)

Proposed law adds a fee to plastic bags at checkout

Senate passes bill to ban single-use plastic bags, place 8-cent fee on reusable plastic bags.

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In November 2019, Washington voters approved Initiative 976, which calls for $30 car tabs. Sound Publishing file photo

Republicans try to guarantee $30 car tabs amid court hangup

Lawmakers sponsor companion bills in the House and Senate.

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King County Metro’s battery-electric bus. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County could bump up Metro electrification deadlines

Transportation generates nearly half of all greenhouse gas emissions in the state.

Gov. Jay Inslee delivered his 2020 State of the State Address on Tuesday, Jan. 14. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Office of the Governor)

Gov. Inslee delivers State of the State Address

By Leona Vaughn, WNPA News Service OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee stood before the Washington Legislature to deliver his 2020 Continue reading...

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Sports

Trojans pull away from Ravens

Amar Rivers scored 22 points and Kaden Hansen had 14 as Auburn used a late spree to defeat Auburn Riverside… Continue reading

 

Drive for two

Auburn’s Tatiana Rose goes for the shot as Auburn Riverside’s Jaelyn Moeva defends during North Puget Sound League Olympic girls… Continue reading

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Life
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It’s not too late to get your flu shot

Avoid the nasty bug as flu season begins to peak

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Marketplace

Bridging the digital divide in Washington

Comcast’s Internet Essentials program has connected nearly 340,000 in Washington State

 

Comcast honors King County high school students

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

Opinion

Inslee still hopeful for clean fuels standard

Gov. Jay Inslee badly wants a clean fuels standard in Washington. He came close nine months ago, but legislation he Continue reading...

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