A King County Sheriff’s Office photo of the crawlspace in which Urbano Velazquez was hiding when a K-9 unit was used. Sound Publishing file photo

King County settles $2 million dog bite lawsuit

The county agreed to pay $100,000 after being sued after a 2016 K-9 unit arrest.

Sage Viniconis is a career performing artist in King County who’s been out of work and seeking creative outlets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy photo/Sage Viniconis

Puget Sound artists adapt creativity, and business sense, to pandemic

Artists Sunday is an online directory that connects artists across the county, state and nation.

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A map showing the locations where plants have gone extinct in the U.S. and Canada since European settlers arrived.

Study: 65 plant species have gone extinct in U.S., Canada

More than 65 species of plants have gone extinct in the U.S. and Canada since European colonization, according to a Continue reading...

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Inslee announces statewide COVID-19 exposure notification tool

WA Notify uses privacy-preserving technology to help stop the spread of disease

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Exposures at homes, workplaces, community and social gatherings spread COVID-19

Public Health—Seattle & King County report breaks down exposure settings; answers questions about spread

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Snow Lake, located near Snoqualmie Pass in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Washington releases new forest plan

It outlines ways the state will protect and maintain forest health.

 

 

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PSE electric rates to slightly increase

Natural gas prices went up a month ago

 

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Deception Pass State Park. Deception Pass is a strait separating Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island. File photo

Free Park Days in 2021 start in January

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t Continue reading...

 

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With Reber Ranch’s seven full-service dog wash bays, why wash the dog at home when you can leave the mess to them?

If you have pets, it’s time to re-discover this one-stop-shop!

Your go-to choice for all your animal needs is Reber Ranch

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Sweaty, mindful, heart-pounding community building

Sweaty, mindful, heart-pounding community building

Covington alum comes home, and builds her favorite fitness studio

 

Got your back: Tech innovations bring patients the highest standard of chiropractic care

Got your back: Tech innovations bring patients the highest standard of chiropractic care

From ‘party hats’ to powerful diagnostic technology…what to expect from a visit to the chiropractor

 

Find beauty right in your garden this spring!

Find beauty right in your garden this spring!

With contactless delivery options, Cedar Grove helps you get in your garden this spring