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.

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Kent’s Das elected Senate Democratic Caucus vice chair

Second-year lawmaker will help decide legislative priorities

Media day at the Operations Maintenance Facility in Seattle in June 2019 to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle purchased by Sound Transit. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Sound Transit

Sound Transit light rail trains are now running on clean energy

PSE’s Green Direct program allows agency to power Link trains with carbon-free energy

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Kent-based Blue Origin announces Board of Advisors

Board features renowned leaders in the space industry

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Kent man firing rifle stood near home’s front door when police fatally shot him | Update

Investigation determines three officers fired 24 shots, two more than previously reported

More than 30 different community hubs in Washington state will be equipped with WiFi-connected “Lift Zones” over the next few months to help students get online, participate in distance learning, and do their homework.

Helping disadvantaged students get online, participate in distance learning, and do their homework

Comcast launches 30 WiFi-connected “Lift Zones” in Washington, including 10+ in King County

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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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Aurelia Greene has completed all of the college-level classwork for her Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee Machinist Apprenticeship Program, and now she’s building up hours with paid on-the-job training.

Lift off! Take your career from the launch pad to the stratosphere

Apprenticeships in Washington’s advanced manufacturing industry create a wealth of opportunities

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City leaders attempted to get the U.S. government to select Kent as the site for a new U.S. Space Command headquarters. COURTESY PHOTO, Air Force

Kent strikes out on getting U.S. Space Command headquarters

Air Force narrows finalist sites to six, none in Washington

 

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Kent City Council adds delivery fee cap to support local restaurants

The cap prevents third party delivery services from charging partner restaurants high fees

 

 

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Winterfest Town Square lighting will go on in Kent but with no ceremony

Tree, plaza will display lights but activities cancelled

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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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Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

State Legislature will reflect our changing society | Roegner

When you picture the Washington state Legislature, it usually looks like mostly white males. But that is in the process Continue reading...

 

Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He recently retired as president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and now lives in Vancouver. He can be contacted at thebrunells@msn.com.

Coronavirus and the silver lining for airline industry | Brunell

It’s no secret that airlines and airplane manufacturers have been clobbered by the coronavirus pandemic. Particularly hard hit are international Continue reading...

 

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Career advancement, networking opportunities and leadership development are key benefits graduates cite as benefits of their MBA or MSBA.

Top 3 Reasons to Get Your MBA Online

A rewarding business career begins at Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University

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For a career in healthcare marketing, a variety of courses are available that can build upon your skills.

Healthcare Marketing Careers 101

What you want to know about a career in healthcare marketing

 

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Smart solutions for savvy homeowners

All In One option re-thinks traditional 30-year mortgage