Judged by XII: A King County Local Dive podcast. The hands shown here belong to Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson, who has been charged with homicide in the 2019 death of Jesse Sarey.

JUDGED BY XII: Examining Auburn police officer’s grim tattoos

Episode 5 in special podcast series that explores Jeffrey Nelson’s role in the death of Jesse Sarey.

Fedor Osipov, 15, flips into Steel Lake in Federal Way during last year's heatwave on June 28, 2021. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

Heatwave expected to hit King County

Temperatures will likely reach 90 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday, June 26, and Monday, June 27.

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King County approves emergency grant after U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Washington is expecting an influx of people seeking abortions from out of state.

Tenbeta Esayase and Kendyl Walker were among the top graduates of the Auburn Mountainview High School class of 2022 to accept their diplomas at Auburn Memorial Stadium. Photo by Robert Whale, Auburn Reporter

Outstanding grads: Auburn Mountainview’s Tenbeta Esayase and Kendyl Walker

Kendyl Walker’s twin passions for art and the Japanese language entwined about her when she was a shy little girl… Continue reading

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Arsons and hit and runs | Auburn police blotter

The following information is taken from the Auburn Police Department’s daily blotter between June 9-16. June 9 Arson: A large… Continue reading

John Daniels Jr. and his family pose for a photo with King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer. Photo courtesy of Pete von Reichbauer’s office

MLK service medal awarded to Muckleshoot Tribal Councilmember

King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer awarded the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service to Muckleshoot… Continue reading

Auburn High School graduates proudly don the Trojan colors. Photo courtesy of Auburn School District

Congrats to Auburn School District’s Class of 2022

A total of 1,221 students participated in Class of 2022 graduation ceremonies from the four high school programs in the… Continue reading

Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He is a former president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and lives in Vancouver. Contact thebrunells@msn.com.

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Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

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There is plenty of excitement ahead in South King County legislative races this election season. In the 30th Legislative District, Continue reading...

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Sound Transit Board approves Julie Timm as new CEO at $375,000 per year

She replaces Peter Rogoff who left in May after board voted to replace him

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Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

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A heatmap showing the inclusivity of each state, which is based on the total Business Climate Score. The green states are the most inclusive, while the red are least inclusive; yellow and orange fall in the middle. Courtesy of Out Leadership.

Washington ranks 13th in State LGBTQ+ Business Climate Index

Washington’s lowest score was 13 out of 20 points in the Work Environment and Employment section.

 

 

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Rainier Audubon Society to debut first Bird Festival at Flaming Geyser Park

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