Steve Hunter

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Seattle-area pair indicted for defrauding COVID-19 benefit programs

Amount exceeds $1 million; including $500,000 from state Employment Security Department

 

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Sound Transit hires new chief communications officer

Andy Izquierdo left Waste Management to join agency; will make $290,000 per year

 

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SeaTac girl faces additional hit-and-run charges

Same driver who reportedly killed Maple Valley jogger also injured man in Des Moines

 

Eric Gunderson. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Patrol

Trooper Eric Gunderson’s family issues statement about his death from COVID-19

Press release answers inquiries about his vaccination status

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Nana’s Southern Kitchen opens Covington location

Restaurant started in Kent in 2019

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Booster shots build onto protection of initial vaccinations | UW Medicine

People 65 years and older among those who qualify for shots

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Covington man sentenced to 56 years for two Kent homeless murders

Shootings in 2016 at camp after dispute in store line

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Peter Rogoff to step down as Sound Transit CEO in 2022

Became CEO in 2016; search for replacement to begin

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Port of Seattle to require vaccinations for employees

2,200 workers must be vaccinated by Nov. 15

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Grocery store workers have right to wear Black Lives Matter buttons

National Labor Relations Board ruling against ban by Kroger-owned QFC, Fred Meyer

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Puget Sound Fire responds to a house fire Sept. 15 in Covington. One resident died in the fire. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Man, 58, dies in Covington house fire | Update

Man identified in Sept. 15 fire in 26200 block of 180th Avenue SE

Puget Sound Fire responds to a house fire Sept. 15 in Covington. One resident died in the fire. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire
This image was shared by the King County Sheriff’s Office in announcing they had identified the driver in the fatal hit-and-run of a Maple Valley man. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
King County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the Toyota Camry that reportedly hit and killed a Maple Valley man in July. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office

SeaTac girl, 15, charged with second-degree murder in jogger’s death

Reportedly used her vehicle to ‘scare him’ while driving in Maple Valley

This image was shared by the King County Sheriff’s Office in announcing they had identified the driver in the fatal hit-and-run of a Maple Valley man. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
King County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the Toyota Camry that reportedly hit and killed a Maple Valley man in July. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
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King County to require masks at large outdoor gatherings of 500 or more

New health officer order to control the spread of COVID-19

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Kent-Meridian graduate becomes new Covington police chief

Megan Roberts replaces Andy McCurdy

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King County Corrections officers escort an inmate in court. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, King County Corrections Guild

King County Corrections Guild wants to bargain mandatory vaccinations

Labor union represents over 550 corrections officers and sergeants

King County Corrections officers escort an inmate in court. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, King County Corrections Guild
King County Executive Dow Constantine signs an order July 28 to restart inquests into deaths that involved police officers. COURTESY PHOTO, King County

King County to restart inquests into deaths by police officers

Cases include shootings by Kent, Auburn, Federal Way and Kirkland police

King County Executive Dow Constantine signs an order July 28 to restart inquests into deaths that involved police officers. COURTESY PHOTO, King County
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King County to hire recruiter to fill vacant Sheriff’s Office jobs

50 deputies have resigned this year after 69 resigned in 2020

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The King County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects in a fatal hit and run that occurred Sunday, July 18 near the 23800 block of Southeast 216th Street near Maple Valley. A 53-year-old man jogging along the road was killed. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office

Suspect sought in fatal hit and run near Maple Valley

53-year-old jogger found dead along roadway

The King County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects in a fatal hit and run that occurred Sunday, July 18 near the 23800 block of Southeast 216th Street near Maple Valley. A 53-year-old man jogging along the road was killed. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
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State to allow ‘Joints for Jabs’ promotions to support vaccinations

Retailers temporarily allowed to provide a joint for adults vaccinated at in-store clinics

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Kent officer shot man after he reportedly tried to ram police vehicle

Investigation team updates May 10 shooting that injured man in Panther Lake

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