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Police search for suspect in fatal shooting of 8-year-old Federal Way girl

The girl’s father was initially arrested by police, but further investigation has revealed a new suspect.

 

(L-R) Assistant Chief Rick Chaney, Capt. Craig Ellenbolt, and firefighter Courtney Cullison. Photo courtesy of South King Fire

8 firefighters honored for saving mother from burning Auburn home

South King Fire and Rescue crews responded to reports of a mother, baby trapped in a burning home on Jan. 20.

 

Vaccinations taking place. File photo

Thousands of COVID-19 vaccine appointments open at Auburn, Kent clinics

Appointments available through April 26, says Public Health – Seattle & King County.

 

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Local artists wanted to design limited-edition ORCA Cards

Applications due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 5.

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King County residents needed for first respiratory study using Apple watches

UW study to help find if devices can detect early warning signs of acute respiratory infections, such as COVID-19 and flu.

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South King County Fire Training Consortium recruit academy #8 pictured in Jan. 2020. Photo courtesy of South King County Fire Training Consortium

King County fire departments aim to make careers more accessible, inclusive

WA Fire Careers, an organization of six local departments, offers a simplified examination and hiring process for applicants seeking firefighter positions.

South King County Fire Training Consortium recruit academy #8 pictured in Jan. 2020. Photo courtesy of South King County Fire Training Consortium
A CVS pharmacist prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way on Jan. 26. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

Phase Finder for vaccine eligibility to be eliminated March 31

Eligibility verification via Phase Finder no longer required for appointments, vaccinations beginning this week.

A CVS pharmacist prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way on Jan. 26. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
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.

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

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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Courtesy photo

US Navy punishes suicidal sailor who sought mental health treatment

Federal Way native’s case has attracted the attention of a national advocacy group.

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Courtesy photo
A Dark-eyed Junco. Photo courtesy of RAS President Jay Galvin

Season’s tweetings: Christmas Bird Count returns

Rainier Audubon Society encompasses the South King County areas of Auburn, Federal Way, Kent, Des Moines, Redondo, Renton and more while also extending out toward Mount Rainier.

A Dark-eyed Junco. Photo courtesy of RAS President Jay Galvin
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Fisher Scones parent company fined for overworking teenage employees

Washington State Department of Labor and Industries found more than 1,500 instances of violations including missing meal breaks, working during school hours and more.

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Margery and Pat Godfrey. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Couple’s love story inspires new Hallmark Channel movie

‘A Godwink Christmas - Second Chance, First Love’ premieres at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22.

Margery and Pat Godfrey. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Torry Hemmert holds a photo of herself taken while she was in the army while wearing one of her handmade masks. Photo courtesy of her son, Jon Hemmert

Local woman sews masks for veterans

Torry Hemmert, also a veteran herself, has made more than 200 masks for veterans across the nation.

Torry Hemmert holds a photo of herself taken while she was in the army while wearing one of her handmade masks. Photo courtesy of her son, Jon Hemmert
A construction worker measures a drill shaft during installation at the future Sound Transit Kent/Des Moines light rail site on Oct. 7. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Column installation begins for light rail extension

Project under way at the site of the future Kent/Des Moines station.

A construction worker measures a drill shaft during installation at the future Sound Transit Kent/Des Moines light rail site on Oct. 7. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Fred Hutch seeks volunteers of color for COVID-19 study

Research company recently released a Spanish-language version of the website for accessibility, inclusivity.

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I-5 closures near Federal Way this week for Sound Transit construction

I-5 closures near Federal Way this week for Sound Transit construction

Two lanes of I-5 will be closed overnight Sept. 9 and 10.

I-5 closures near Federal Way this week for Sound Transit construction
King County Local Services to host town halls for unincorporated areas of Federal Way, Auburn

King County Local Services to host town halls for unincorporated areas of Federal Way, Auburn

A virtual town hall for East Federal Way residents is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 8. King County Local Services is kicking off this year’s series… Continue reading

King County Local Services to host town halls for unincorporated areas of Federal Way, Auburn
Federal Way motorcyclist killed in collision along Peasley Canyon Road

Federal Way motorcyclist killed in collision along Peasley Canyon Road

Douglas Lewis, 63, was killed in a head-on collision by a driver possibly under the influence on Aug. 24.

Federal Way motorcyclist killed in collision along Peasley Canyon Road
Sonia Joseph wipes away a tear in this December 2017 photo prior to entering the inquest hearing at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent into the fatal shooting of her son Giovonn Joseph-McDade by a Kent police officer in June 2017. File photo

South King County cities win lawsuit over changes to inquest hearings

Court says King County Executive overstepped his authority regarding rules for investigating officer-involved deaths.

Sonia Joseph wipes away a tear in this December 2017 photo prior to entering the inquest hearing at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent into the fatal shooting of her son Giovonn Joseph-McDade by a Kent police officer in June 2017. File photo