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WSDOT shares new work zone safety message and video

WSDOT shares new work zone safety video to combat roadway danger

  • Jul 25, 2018

Air quality is worse in the west due to bigger wildfires

A study released last week shows air quality in much of the west is worsening.

Video of Bothell-based trainer hitting dog with bat prompts social media outrage

Kennel’s owners Jack and Colleen McDaniel said they have received hundreds of threats.

Snoqualmie Council approves work to repair Canyon Springs landslide site

Work is scheduled to be complete by the end of October.

Secretary of State Kim Wyman joins FTC to combat service-member and veterans charity scams

The new campaign is being released in conjunction with recent law enforcement actions by the FTC.

  • Jul 24, 2018

New ballot drop box for North Bend

The ribbon cutting ceremony will be July 25 at 2:30 p.m.

  • Jul 23, 2018

Where’s the music on Seattle’s Eastside?

Venues struggle to cut mustard in the booming Seattle area’s outer edges.

Fall City Fire Dept. invites community to town hall meeting

Town hall meeting with Fall City Fire Dept. scheduled for July 24

  • Jul 23, 2018
The reason for a cougar attack in May near North Bend which left one man dead and another injured remains a mystery after an autopsy revealed the animal had no sign of disease. Photo from publicdomainpictures.net

Killer North Bend cougar showed no signs of disease

Autopsy sheds no light on why a cougar attacked near North Bend leaving one dead.

  • Jul 21, 2018
The reason for a cougar attack in May near North Bend which left one man dead and another injured remains a mystery after an autopsy revealed the animal had no sign of disease. Photo from publicdomainpictures.net

North Bend Council appoints local business owner to vacant seat

Chris Garcia, former council member, appointed to vacant council position left by Jeanne Pettersen.

Primary voting begins Friday, and all 39 Washington counties will provide free ballot return postage

Voters in every county can return ballots via the U.S. Postal Service without paying for a stamp.

  • Jul 20, 2018
Bob Ferguson is going after controversial Trump administration policies once again. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikimedia Commons

AG Ferguson takes on Trump’s immigrant family separation

Washington’s Attorney General plans to sue the federal government over the “zero tolerance” policy.

Bob Ferguson is going after controversial Trump administration policies once again. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikimedia Commons
Numerous complaints against King County Sheriff’s deputies for issues like excessive force and improper search and seizure weren’t investigated due to internal misclassification, a new report says. Photo by Oran Viriyincy/Flickr

Report finds complaints against King County sheriff’s deputies weren’t investigated

An outside review says that allegations of excessive force and racially-biased policing weren’t pursued.

Numerous complaints against King County Sheriff’s deputies for issues like excessive force and improper search and seizure weren’t investigated due to internal misclassification, a new report says. Photo by Oran Viriyincy/Flickr

Rabid bat found near Woodinville

County health officials urge anyone who may have been exposed to the bat to seek treatment.

The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons

King County burn ban now in effect

Other counties across the state have already enacted similar restrictions.

The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons

State House races heat up in 41st District with two up-for-grabs positions

District covers Mercer Island and portions of Bellevue, Renton and Issaquah.

King County Sheriff’s Deputy Fired Over Felony Conviction

The Sheriff’s Office somehow missed his record of assault when hiring him in 2017.

Firefighters respond to 17 year old male having drug reaction |Weekly Alarm Report

Fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls

  • Jul 13, 2018

Snoqualmie council discusses historic downtown building height and public comment changes

The council discussed ordinances increasing building height in downtown and time for public comment.

An example of a fish culvert that prevents fish from migrating through it. Creative commons

Fish culverts ruling will increase price tag for the state

The state will be on the line for $3.7 billion for fish culvert replacements.

An example of a fish culvert that prevents fish from migrating through it. Creative commons