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Proposal would clear longtime Green River homeless encampment

King County Councilmember submits legislation for property near Kent, Auburn.

 

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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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Statewide task force to tackle organized retail crime rings

Group brings law enforcement, prosecutors, retailers together to combat growing problem

 

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Sound Transit committee recommends Julie Timm as next CEO

She is CEO of Greater Richmond Transit Company in Virginia

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Sound Transit maintenance projects to impact light rail service

Riders can expect delays later this year

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Bowen Scarff, founder of Kent Ford dealership, dies at age 94

Opened Bowen Scarff Ford in 1958; played large role in Kent community

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Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-Sammamish, 8th District, far right, visits the Howard Hanson Dam along the Green River in December 2021. COURTESY PHOTO, Kim Schrier

Green River’s Howard Hanson Dam to get $220M in federal funding

Money will be used to build a fish passage facility

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-Sammamish, 8th District, far right, visits the Howard Hanson Dam along the Green River in December 2021. COURTESY PHOTO, Kim Schrier
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King County has launced a new mobile shower unit for the homeless with stops in Kent, Renton and Seattle.

King County launches mobile shower unit for the homeless

Weekly stops in Kent, Renton and Seattle

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King County has launced a new mobile shower unit for the homeless with stops in Kent, Renton and Seattle.
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Inquests into police shootings to resume in King County

First case involves death of Kent man; future inquests include Auburn, Kent, Federal Way police

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Seven South County fire agencies offer joint hiring process

Applicants can apply online once for all seven departments

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Seven South County fire agencies offer joint hiring process

Applicants can apply online once for all seven departments

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How to curb demand for catalytic converters and reduce theft

King County senior prosecuting attorney urges Legislature to strengthen Senate bill

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Sen. Mona Das, D-47

Kent Democratic Sen. Mona Das proposes 1% cut in state sales tax

Starting in 2023; Republicans voice support for Senate Bill 5932

Sen. Mona Das, D-47
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Sequim senator seeks improvements to police accountability laws

Senate Bill would allow more police vehicle pursuits; better define use of physical force

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Snow leads to hundreds of incidents along King County highways, freeways

State Patrol responds to 279 collisions, 865 other incidents over 3 days

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Omicron weighs on booster lines, holiday gatherings

Harborview Medical Center doctor says it’s now the dominant strain

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Snow on the way Sunday; cold temps for a week

National Weather Services predicts 1 to 4 inches; high and low temps to drop below freezing

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Strahan says experience on Kent-based Blue Origin space flight ‘unreal’ | Photos

‘Good Morning America’ co-anchor and former NFL star one of six crew members on New Shepard

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Seattle-area pair indicted for defrauding COVID-19 benefit programs

Amount exceeds $1 million; including $500,000 from state Employment Security Department

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Sound Transit hires new chief communications officer

Andy Izquierdo left Waste Management to join agency; will make $290,000 per year

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