An AR-15. Courtesy photo

Mags, open carry at protests and AR-15s on Olympia’s agenda

Lawmakers are eyeing a number of bills which could change firearm regulations in the state.

The vendor was located at the Southeast corner of Military Road S. and S. Star Lake Road.

Unlicensed food vendor shut down for selling tamales from ice chest

King County Public Health shut down the Federal Way vendor on Monday, Jan. 25.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Lawmakers consider prohibiting use of credit score to determine insurance rates

Advocates say credit scoring makes low-income and minority policy holders pay more for coverage.

Photo courtesy of South Sound News

2-year-old child, woman rescued from Auburn house fire

Fire started in the garage around 11:40 p.m. Jan. 20 near the 30100 block of 50th Lane S. in Auburn.

Kent Hay, Auburn’s Outreach Program Administrator, explores homeless encampments last fall in Auburn. File photo

Auburn to continue agreement over day and night homeless shelters

In mid-2018, the City of Auburn began a partnership with the Auburn Food Bank to provide daytime services to homeless… Continue reading

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Toy thief uses pepper spray at Auburn grocery store

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14-year-old victim of Green River killer identified

The remains of Wendy Stephens were found in 1984

West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant. Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Ecology.

EPA loans King County $96.8 million to prevent untreated water from spilling into Puget Sound

Loan comes a week after an over 10 million gallon overflow into the Puget Sound and Lake Washington.

Derek (left) and Marshall from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound, on an outing last year. The mentorship program came to the Enumclaw Plateau region for the first time in 2019.

Local mentorship helps both ‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’ find joy in hard times

Online UNO, digital princess dress-up and other virtual fun in Enumclaw Plateau program’s pilot year

 

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2021 Hyundai Elantra SEL

Car review: 2021 Hyundai Elantra SEL

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2020 Honda Insight. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2020 Honda Insight

By Larry Lark, contributor Honda’s Civic and Accord have been bestsellers for decades. The 2020 Honda Insight looks to bridge… Continue reading

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Derek (left) and Marshall from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound, on an outing last year. The mentorship program came to the Enumclaw Plateau region for the first time in 2019.

Local mentorship helps both ‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’ find joy in hard times

Online UNO, digital princess dress-up and other virtual fun in Enumclaw Plateau program’s pilot year

 

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

Local and county election forecast for 2021 | Roegner

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Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He recently retired as president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and now lives in Vancouver. He can be contacted at thebrunells@msn.com.

Working from home is here to stay | Brunell

With COVID-19 vaccines being widely dispensed, will an end to this pandemic halt “work from home?” Will workers return to Continue reading...