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Each year, fires set by children cost hundreds of lives and millions of dollars of property, cause painful injuries and are the leading cause of fire-related deaths among preschool-age children, according to national fire prevention authorities.
A new regional, integrated system is expected to help police officers spend less time booking offenders into the King County Jail.
Traffic control at an intersection near Tahoma Junior High School has been changed in an attempt to improve traffic safety.
Metropolitan King County Councilman Reagan Dunn has called for a study of potential harmful environmental impact from biodiesel fuel used in Metro Transit buses.
For more than a decade, the Tahoma School District tried to find a spot for a new bus barn, but either the site hasn’t been right or the money hasn’t been there to pay for it.
Authorities will pursue prosecuting state Rep. Geoff Simpson, who was arrested on April 27 on charges of fourth-degree assault and interfering with reporting of domestic violence in an incident involving his former wife.
The city of Covington’s work on renovating its public swimming pool has garnered a statewide award.
The state and King County might do some swapping of recreation and conservation areas, including some near Black Diamond.
The Spay Station, a mobile spay and neuter clinic sponsored by Pasado’s Safe Haven, an animal welfare group, will offer free or low-cost spays and neuters for pets June 4 at Black Diamond Community Centers. Microchipping also will be available.
The mood is merry inside the wood-paneled clubhouse. People sing along to folk songs the man in the corner strums on his guitar. A young girl dances. An assortment of appetizers and cakes sit nearby.
Contaminated gasoline from a supplier in Anacortes was sold to customers at the Safeway gas station in Maple Valley last Sunday, causing mechanical problems for their vehicles.
The Cedar River was reopened by King County authorities for recreational uses Friday, but the Green River – where two people drowned two weeks ago – remained closed because of dangerous, fast-flowing water levels.
Four Corners is on its way to becoming the heart of Maple Valley, and the city wants to make sure that it happens just right.
A King County Sheriff Department deputy sits just beyond the turnstiles, beeping because someone didn’t have a key card. Behind the deputy is a chain-link cage, guarded by a fingerprint scanner. Fifty-nine security cameras are recording in the building’s eight security zones. All visitors are wearing badges. Most doors automatically shut in 30 seconds.
A Bloodmobile from the Puget Sound Blood Center (PSBC) will be at the MultiCare clinic in Covington Friday for a blood drive.
Katie Brooks, who’s from Covington, was named to the Judson College Dean’s List for the 2008 spring semester. The honor requires a grade point average of at least 3.7.
Michele Willson came to the Tahoma School District at the tender age of 20 and started her career teaching grade school.
According to King County officials, people living here enjoy some of the best job and residential options in the region.
Rotary Club of Covington: Noon Fridays. Covington City Hall, 16720 S.E. 271st St., Covington.