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Salish expansion hearing draws criticism, support

Snoqualmie’s Planning Commission heard comments from several members of the public on the master plan

Duvall detectives determine suspicious deaths were murder-suicide

The deceased were discovered on July 6 after not showing up to a Fourth of July party.

Local Youth Elected as AQHYA Director

Isabela Laguna will serve as the AQHYA director through June 2019

  • Jul 26, 2018
King County Council is proposing measures that would impact gun storage and sales. Photo by zaphad1/Flickr

King County council members push safe storage gun regulation

Gun rights groups have threatened legal action over the measure.

King County Council is proposing measures that would impact gun storage and sales. Photo by zaphad1/Flickr
Washington State Department of Health. Courtesy photo.

State health officials urge residents to stay healthy in hot weather

State health officials issue advisory for upcoming heat wave

  • Jul 25, 2018
Washington State Department of Health. Courtesy photo.
A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.

Snohomish County: Claims of animal abuse against Bothell kennel not substantiated

A video showing a trainer using a plastic bat to train a dog was not animal abuse, county says.

A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.

Partial lane closure set for July 26-27

Partial lane closure on Maloney Grove Ave. SE set for July 26-27

  • Jul 25, 2018

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