City to vote on overhaul of fireworks ordinance

Proposed changes include penalties for selling or discharging fireworks outside appointed times

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Mountain View Fire and Rescue commissioners to meet on M&O levy resolution

Measure could be on August primary election ballot

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Fentanyl overdoses keep increasing in King County

Meth overdoses are on the rise as well, continuing a trend reported on last year.

Hatchers awarded MLK Medal of Distinguished Service

Auburn couple honored for their work to help others in the community

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Needles littered the ground throughout a homeless encampment at Federal Way’s Hylebos Wetlands, which is public property. Sound Publishing file photo

Republican leadership doubts effectiveness of homelessness spending

Democrats propose hundreds of millions toward affordable housing.

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Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht gave a response to an Office of Law Enforcement Oversight report on Feb. 25 before the King County Law and Justice Committee. The report recommended ways her department could reform use of force policy and internal investigations. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Council unsatisfied with Sheriff’s response to use of deadly force report

The King County Sheriff’s Office could be required to explain why it didn’t implement recommendations.

Don’t Dread Exercise… Eat The Frog!

Leapfrog to fitness by facing your fears

Aerial view of the Amtrak Cascades train derailment in 2017 near DuPont, Wash. Courtesy Wikipedia

Amtrak, Sound Transit and the state all named in derailment lawsuit

It was filed on behalf of the family of a teenager who was paralyzed in the 2017 crash.

King County approves low-income Metro fare waivers

Low-income transit riders could see their King County Metro fares waived beginning in July, after the King County Council voted Continue reading...

King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov

Charter amendments could allow King County Council to remove elected officials

The change was recommended by the charter review commission.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Democratic lawmakers roll out spending plans for climate change, homelessness

Republican opposition calls for tax relief, rather than spending the increased revenue.

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Don’t Dread Exercise… Eat The Frog!

Leapfrog to fitness by facing your fears

 

Using specialized equipment at Longevita Pilates and Yoga Studio in Auburn.

Find a fitness community that fits!

Pilates to yoga, TRX and boxing, this Auburn studio helps you get started on your wellness goals

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Helping people get back on track through the court process

Bail agents do far more than simply get people to show up in court, says All City manager/agent

 

Bridging the digital divide in Washington

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

 

Opinion

The state has too much money and it’s a problem

With revenues rising, budget writers are going to get lots of requests on how to spend it

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Black History Month: highlighting health disparities

By MultiCare Health System February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the achievements, contributions and history of African… Continue reading

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