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Federal Way man arrested after fatal crash on SR 18

One killed, two others injured in Sunday night crash.

 

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Auburn School Board seeks applicants for director district 3

The position was recently vacated.

 

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Zoom panel discusses Jesse Sarey’s killing by Auburn police

Panelists include students from Harvard, Sarey’s family and local activists.

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(Left to right) Sergey Alter poses on a forklift with Travis Parke, Seth Myers and Joe Drake at the Safeway distribution center where Alter works. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Puget Sound Training Center hopes to help more Ukrainian refugees

Sergey Alter immigrated to the U.S. from Ukraine in 2001 and received training from the Puget Sound Training Center.

(Left to right) Sergey Alter poses on a forklift with Travis Parke, Seth Myers and Joe Drake at the Safeway distribution center where Alter works. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
This screenshot from Auburn Police Department bodycam footage shows an officer about to fire his weapon and kill dog on May 13, 2022.

Auburn police shoot dog, and owner claims it wasn’t justified

See videos of attack as well as bodycam footage of officer firing at dog.

This screenshot from Auburn Police Department bodycam footage shows an officer about to fire his weapon and kill dog on May 13, 2022.
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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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King County Council approves creation of Cannabis Safety Taskforce amid rash of dispensary robberies

The multi-agency task force will cooperate to find ways to improve safety in the cash-only industry.

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Dog bites girl, threatens officer, officer shoots dog

On May 13, the Auburn Police Department was dispatched to the 1800 block of C Place Southeast for a report of a dog attack on… Continue reading

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Renton man sentenced for killing of woman in Olympic National Forest

Authorities say the he brutally beat to death the California woman who he was having an affair with.

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New ORCA system launches for regional transit across the Puget Sound

Overhaul includes new website, mobile application and digital business account manager.

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Judged by XII: A King County Local Dive podcast. The hands shown here belong to Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson, who has been charged with homicide in the 2019 death of Jesse Sarey.

JUDGED BY XII (Episode 4): Foster mom wants accountability in Auburn cop’s upcoming murder trial

Special podcast series explores Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson’s role in the death of Jesse Sarey.

Judged by XII: A King County Local Dive podcast. The hands shown here belong to Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson, who has been charged with homicide in the 2019 death of Jesse Sarey.
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Prosecutor charges Seattle man with first-degree assault for Auburn stabbing

Two men were fighting on May 6 when a bystander inserted himself into the altercation, produced a large knife. stabbed one of the men in… Continue reading

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Diane Renee Erdmann and Bernard Ross Hansen. Photos courtesy of FBI

FBI arrests Auburn couple after 11-day manhunt

The couple was previously convicted for fraud and skipped sentencing on April 29.

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Auburn Station’s existing parking garage. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Sound Transit seeks public input on Auburn Station improvements

Improvements include a new parking garage and bus shelters

Auburn Station’s existing parking garage. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
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District celebrates new Thomas Jefferson High School

The original school was built in 1968; new campus opened in fall 2021.

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Dozens of King County Sheriff’s Office employees left jobs instead of getting vaccinated

This added on to the existing number of vacancies in the department.

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Closer look at lawsuits and charges against Auburn police

Two Auburn police officers are awaiting trial for violent felonies.

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A South King Fire & Rescue firefighter places a used test swab into a secure COVID test vial on Nov. 18, 2020, at a Federal Way testing site. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

COVID-19 testing sites in Federal Way, Auburn to close

The county cites low case rates and increased at-home tests

A South King Fire & Rescue firefighter places a used test swab into a secure COVID test vial on Nov. 18, 2020, at a Federal Way testing site. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
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King County audit finds backlog of property tax exemption applications for seniors, people with disabilities, and disabled veterans

The auditors found that program expansions lead to three-times the amount of applications.

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