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Seven King County children sickened with E. coli

Seven children in King County have been infected with E. coli, a bacteria that produces Shiga toxin.

13 hours ago

Bat positive for rabies found in King County

Sammamish resident bit multiple times

3 days ago

How George Floyd’s death is changing history | Roegner

The death of George Floyd at the knee of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin may have thrust Floyd into the…

6 days ago

No appointments needed for vaccine shots at Safeway, Albertsons

Walk-in customers welcome at pharmacies

1 week ago

New laws will tax the rich, offer aid to low-income workers

Inslee signs bill creating capital gains tax; foes are challenging it in court as unconstitutional.

1 week ago

As rates of stoned drivers increase, law enforcement face challenges

WSP trooper said a THC breathalyzer would be a “game changer” for law enforcement and courts.

13 hours ago

King County positive COVID cases are beginning to fall

The number of positive COVID-19 cases in King County is beginning to fall after a fourth wave began in March.

1 week ago

Needle exchange program: Compassion vs. intolerance | Roegner

One of the more creative methods for treating drug users is the Seattle-King County Public Health’s needle exchange program, which…

2 weeks ago

Rethinking a natural gas ban in Washington state | Brunell

Sometimes being first isn’t good.

2 weeks ago

Top 10 issues in Washington state’s 2021 legislative session

Democrats used their majorities to muscle through social, economic, environmental and tax policies.

2 weeks ago

Governor gives tenants protections, reduces help for landlords

Landlord help is included in another bill, Inslee says; eviction moratorium to end June 30.

2 weeks ago

Democrats weigh marriage of cap-and-trade with gas tax hike

As wrangling over climate change policy continues, a major transportation package is pronounced dead.

3 weeks ago

King County prosecutor, council member propose hate crimes task force

County leaders say the proposal will give better resouces to prosecute and investigate hate crimes.

3 weeks ago

Local artists wanted to design limited-edition ORCA Cards

Applications due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 5.

4 weeks ago

King County residents needed for first respiratory study using Apple watches

UW study to help find if devices can detect early warning signs of acute respiratory infections, such as COVID-19 and…

4 weeks ago

Asian women and racial violence in the aftermath of Atlanta | Guest column

In her famous essay “The Laugh of the Medusa,” Hélène Cixous resurrects the myth of Medusa — a gorgon whose…

1 month ago

Formerly incarcerated people regain right to vote in Washington

Rights restored immediately upon release.

1 month ago

King County Sheriff fires detective who fatally shot Black Diamond man in 2019

Sheriff found deputy’s actions “demonstrated a disregard for the public, (his) partner and (himself)”.

1 month ago

State releases February unemployment data

February unemployment in King County sat at 5.3%, which marked a decrease from the prior month, but was still double…

1 month ago