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Port of Seattle launches task force on Port Policing and Civil Rights

Nine areas of focus will guide effort over several months, recommendations expected in 2021

 

Puget Sound Fire reported Sept. 8 that it had responded to 212 calls in 24 hours, with 133 of those calls between 8 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, including multiple fires. Courtesy photo

King County Fire Chiefs urge public to take steps to prevent brush fires from starting, spreading

The public should follow these tips to prevent brush fires.

 

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Before practice begins, parents must understand COVID-19 protective protocols

 

Study reveals depth of child care crisis of affordability, access in state

New report shows half a million children without access to licensed childcare

Pictured left to right: Former Congressman Dave Reichert, Slade Gorton, and King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn visit Washington, D.C., to testify in favor of the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area designation. Courtesy photo

Former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton dies at 92

Former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton died Aug. 19 in Seattle at age 92. Gorton’s political career spanned 40 years in Washington state and Washington, D.C.… Continue reading

Pictured left to right: Former Congressman Dave Reichert, Slade Gorton, and King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn visit Washington, D.C., to testify in favor of the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area designation. Courtesy photo

Constantine submits $87M emergency COVID-19 budget for testing, housing, childcare

Includes drive-thru testing sites in South County

King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office warns about scam calls

Caller claims prostitution case filed, but pay money and charges will be dropped

26% of foster care students disengaging from school during COVID-19

Treehouse works to find ways to support youth

I-5 to close overnight in Federal Way Aug. 28-30

5-mile shutdown for new bridge construction at 70th Avenue East in Fife

Courtesy of Mountain View Fire and Rescue

Mountain View Fire and Rescue levy is passing

Service area includes unincorporated King County near the cities of Auburn, Enumclaw and Kent.

Courtesy of Mountain View Fire and Rescue
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Murray, Cantwell propose legislation to block federal law enforcement occupations in cities

Response to recent reports of aggressive policing by agents in Portland

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Extra $600 in federal benefit for unemployed workers set to end July 25

Payment is on top of base weekly state benefit amount

Courtesy of Mountain View Fire and Rescue

Mountain View Fire and Rescue seeks levy on Aug. 4 primary ballot

Service area includes unincorporated King County near the cities of Auburn, Enumclaw and Kent.

Courtesy of Mountain View Fire and Rescue
Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (8th District) seeks nominees for a new heroes program to honor people who have made a difference during the COVID-19 outbreak. FILE PHOTO

Schrier launches WA-08 Heroes program

Seeks nominees from 8th Congressional District

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (8th District) seeks nominees for a new heroes program to honor people who have made a difference during the COVID-19 outbreak. FILE PHOTO
The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Harborview, King County open coronavirus recovery site

The 45-bed facility will treat those awaiting test results, or who have mild symptoms.

The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Unemployment claims doubled last week as coronavirus shutters businesses

Numbers like this haven’t been seen since height of the Great Recession.

70 Washington coronavirus cases; Inslee announces testing-cost relief

Inslee addressed the outbreak at a Thursday press conference.

MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter 
                                Lynne Mayer, Summer Meals supervisor for the Kent School District, was recognized as a No Kid Hungry’s 2019 Summer Meals Hero.

A Summer Meals Hero

Kent School District supervisor is one of five people to earn national award

MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter 
                                Lynne Mayer, Summer Meals supervisor for the Kent School District, was recognized as a No Kid Hungry’s 2019 Summer Meals Hero.

Dunn grants $500 to Covington Chamber

Money to help veteran resource program