Alex Bruell

Incumbants Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-31, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-31, Rep. Eric Robertson, R-31, and U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier, 8th Congressional District.

Here’s who you can vote for in the August primaries

Incumbants Kim Schrier, Phil Fortunato, Drew Stokesbary and Eric Robertson will all see competition this year.

 

A man who appears to be President Joe Biden is seen in the back seat of a car in the president’s motorcade, departing the Green River College after the president’s speech. Photo by Alex Bruell/Sound Publishing

Biden’s visit to Auburn prompts crowds, protests, and a little bit of everything

President Joe Biden made a stop at the Green River College in Auburn on April 22 during his two-day visit to Washington and Oregon last… Continue reading

 

Sunset at Mount Rainier. NPS

Mount Rainier park approves nine new lahar monitoring stations

The new monitors can give local communities up to 10 extra minutes to evacuate in case of a disaster.

 

Police tape. Photo courtesy of South Sound News

Breaking down Washington police reform from this year and last

Legislators passed a number of bills responding to concerns around policing. Let’s dig into them.

Police tape. Photo courtesy of South Sound News
Chris Vance, left, plans to challenge Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-31, during the next election. Courtesy photos

Vance challenges Fortunato for Senate in the 31st Legislative District

Vance will run as an independent with conservative bona fides in a district that leans politically right.

Chris Vance, left, plans to challenge Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-31, during the next election. Courtesy photos
Mount Rainier. File photo

One skier dies, five survive after backcountry Crystal Mountain avalanche

Skier who died was Issaquah resident Robert Weisel, 66, according to Pierce County Medical Examiner.

Mount Rainier. File photo
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn

King County Councilmember Dunn will challenge Rep. Kim Schrier for U.S. Congress seat

The current County Councilmember would be following in his late mother’s footsteps

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn
Reagan Dunn faced Kim-Khanh Van in the race for Metropolitan King County Council District 9.

Reagan Dunn wins fifth term on King County Council

Dunn has defeated challenger Kim-Khanh Van, a Renton city council member and fellow attorney.

Reagan Dunn faced Kim-Khanh Van in the race for Metropolitan King County Council District 9.
From left to right: Julie Reece-DeMarco and her daughters Natalie and Sophia DeMarco organize and pack supplies for Afghan families coming to the Pacific Northwest area. Alex Bruell/Sound Publishing

Backpack program to aid, encourage incoming Afghan refugees

Thousands of Afghanistan refugees are expected to arrive in the greater Seattle area over the next few weeks, and your neighbors on the Plateau could… Continue reading

From left to right: Julie Reece-DeMarco and her daughters Natalie and Sophia DeMarco organize and pack supplies for Afghan families coming to the Pacific Northwest area. Alex Bruell/Sound Publishing
State Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, represents the 31st Legislative District. File photo

Fortunato calls on legislators to ‘rein in’ Inslee’s powers

State Senator from Auburn says he’s concerned about vaccine safety and government overreach.

State Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, represents the 31st Legislative District. File photo
Reagan Dunn will face Kim-Khanh Van in the race for Metropolitan King County Council District 9.

Van will face Dunn for King County Council District 9

Renton city councilmember and attorney will take on four-term incumbent

Reagan Dunn will face Kim-Khanh Van in the race for Metropolitan King County Council District 9.
Ubax Gardheere, 2021 candidate for the 9th District seat of the Metropolitan King County Council, poses for a photo at Cedar River Park in Renton. Photo by Alex Bruell/Sound Publishing
Ubax Gardheere, 2021 candidate for the 9th District seat of the Metropolitan King County Council, poses for a photo at Cedar River Park in Renton. Photo by Alex Bruell/Sound Publishing
This security footage at the Cenex gas station in Black Diamond shows Anthony Chilcott on his phone before entering, and driving off with, Carl Sanders’ Ford Raptor and Monkey, his poodle, in the front seat. Image courtesy Cenex gas station

King County Sheriff fires detective who fatally shot Black Diamond man in 2019

Sheriff found deputy’s actions “demonstrated a disregard for the public, (his) partner and (himself)”.

This security footage at the Cenex gas station in Black Diamond shows Anthony Chilcott on his phone before entering, and driving off with, Carl Sanders’ Ford Raptor and Monkey, his poodle, in the front seat. Image courtesy Cenex gas station