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Free document shredding, mask distribution this weekend in Federal Way and Auburn

Free events, hosted by King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer, run July 11 in Federal Way and July 12 in Auburn

 

Human remains in West Seattle identified

Bags of body parts were found in a suitcase along a West Seattle beach on June 19.

 

King County Library System to slowly reopen after 3 month closure

Now in Phase 1.5, KCLS will gradually allow book returns with strict guidelines.

 

South King County area police respond to Seattle protests

The responding officers are members of the multi-agency Valley Civil Disturbance Unit, officials say.

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Campgrounds to reopen in 22 Washington counties

Campgrounds in counties actively in Phase 2 of the reopening plan will begin to welcome visitors June 1, state says.

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7 candidates in the running to represent 30th Legislative District

Current State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti not seeking re-election for Position 1; incumbent Jesse Johnson to face two opponents.

South King County cities to receive millions in COVID-19 relief funds

Federal Way, Renton, Enumclaw, Kent, Auburn among cities to benefit from Washington State Department of Commerce CARES Act.

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Federal Way schools outline plans for graduating senior celebrations, traditions

Virtual graduation ceremonies will be broadcast on local Channel 21, Facebook Live and YouTube on June 13.

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Sheri Bebbington says technology was her lifeline when she was in isolation at St. Joseph Medical Center undergoing a clinical drug study for COVID-19. Courtesy photo

Federal Way woman is first patient in COVID-19 clinical drug trial

‘I’m so, so grateful I got my life back’

Sheri Bebbington says technology was her lifeline when she was in isolation at St. Joseph Medical Center undergoing a clinical drug study for COVID-19. Courtesy photo

Air Force flyover salutes frontline heroes in Puget Sound

Jets will depart Joint Base Lewis-McChord at 12:30 p.m. May 8 to honor workers on frontlines of COVID-19.

Visitors, staff, and administration are screened at Enumclaw’s St. Elizabeth Hospital entrances for any signs of COVID-19. Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing

Report shows racial disparities in COVID-19 cases and deaths in King County

Higher rates in south Seattle and South King County.

Visitors, staff, and administration are screened at Enumclaw’s St. Elizabeth Hospital entrances for any signs of COVID-19. Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing
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Renton man federally charged for murdering woman in Olympic National Forest

Alejandro J. Aguilera Rojas is accused of killing 21-year-old woman in February.

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The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Renton officials outline requests for King County’s use of local hotel as shelter

200 individuals from Seattle homeless shelters have been moved to the Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton.

The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
St. Francis Hospital employees pose for a photo, before laughing about smiling behind their masks. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Lights, sirens, support: First responders host parades for frontline hospital workers

Federal Way police, South King Fire and Rescue and other agencies showed their support for St. Francis Hospital staff on April 16.

St. Francis Hospital employees pose for a photo, before laughing about smiling behind their masks. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

COVID-19 death tolls reach double digits in some South King County cities

The average COVID-19 infected person may be likely to infect just one or fewer additional persons with COVID-19, down from an average of 2.7 persons in late February, study says.

A volunteer team at Overcomer Covenant Church pre-bags groceries Thursday afternoon. Courtesy photo

Overcomer Covenant Church provides grocery relief to local families during health crisis

Local church to donate pantry items, sack lunches to Auburn Food Bank and Federal Way Day Center.

A volunteer team at Overcomer Covenant Church pre-bags groceries Thursday afternoon. Courtesy photo

Renton business owner supports local farmers, brewers during pandemic

The Brewmaster’s Foundation weekly Community Supported Agriculture box includes fresh produce from local farms and beers from Washington breweries.

No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities

Due to the school closure extension, the cancellation includes all practices, competitions, tournaments and championships, WIAA says.

Sewing up solutions: South King firefighter designs prototype for protective gown shortage

Despite the department’s success with a one-man team, South King Fire is looking for the community’s help to sew gowns for first responders.

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

Washington Interscholastic Activities Association making contingency plans for high school sports competitions after extension of stay home order.