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Federal Way man indicted on federal drug, gun charges

Police, FBI also investigating the 31-year-old man in connection to a Nov. 2021 fatal shooting.

 

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Mayors, legislators, county officials pen letter against a large airport near Enumclaw

Urges group studying state airport needs to drop East King County site from consideration

 

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Sen. Patty Murray (left) and Congresswoman Kim Schrier (center) are given a tour of the Howard Hanson Dam on Aug. 30.

Tribes, legislators, local leaders celebrate revival of Howard Hanson Dam project

Estimated $855 million fish passage to restore salmon runs along the Green River

 

Photo courtesy of South Sound News

State trooper shoots driver in Federal Way

The driver had reportedly struck another vehicle and was shot during an altercation.

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Hiking at Mt. Rainier: This summer, visit a paradise on Earth

If you’ve never visited the Paradise area of Mt. Rainier, there’s still time this summer to correct that grievous error. Embarrassingly late for a Washington… Continue reading

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Kim Schrier (D) and Matt Larkin (R) will face off this November for Washington’s 8th Congressional District.

Larkin will face Schrier for Congress this November

A photo finish between Reagan Dunn and Matt Larkin has turned toward the latter.

Kim Schrier (D) and Matt Larkin (R) will face off this November for Washington’s 8th Congressional District.
Eastside Fire and Rescue responds to a large brush fire July 25 on Interstate 90 near High Point Way east of Issaquah. Courtesy photo

County sets plan to reduce wildfire risk in rural areas

Communities like the Enumclaw Plateau, Issaquah and the Snoqualmie Valley will need a blend of strategies to face growing wildfire risks over the coming decades,… Continue reading

Eastside Fire and Rescue responds to a large brush fire July 25 on Interstate 90 near High Point Way east of Issaquah. Courtesy photo
Families splash and play in the water at at Federal Way’s Town Square Park to cool off from a previous heatwave in the region. (Sound Publishing file photo)

Heatwave means mid-90s temperatures all week in Puget Sound region

Another heatwave is on its way toward the greater Seattle area, with temperatures in the mid-90s likely throughout the week and a heat advisory in… Continue reading

Families splash and play in the water at at Federal Way’s Town Square Park to cool off from a previous heatwave in the region. (Sound Publishing file photo)
From left to right, starting from the top row then moving to the bottom: Emet Ward, Kim Schrier, Reagan Dunn, Matt Larkin, Dave Chapman, Ryan Dean Burkett, Justin Greywolf, Keith Arnold, Patrick Dillon, Jesse Jensen and Scott Stephenson are all candidates for U.S. Representative for Washington’s 8th Congressional District this year. Photos submitted by candidates or taken from their campaign websites or other materials.

Primary election: Schrier faces multiple challengers in 8th Congressional District

The top two finishers in this hotly contested race will advance to the Nov. 8 general election.

From left to right, starting from the top row then moving to the bottom: Emet Ward, Kim Schrier, Reagan Dunn, Matt Larkin, Dave Chapman, Ryan Dean Burkett, Justin Greywolf, Keith Arnold, Patrick Dillon, Jesse Jensen and Scott Stephenson are all candidates for U.S. Representative for Washington’s 8th Congressional District this year. Photos submitted by candidates or taken from their campaign websites or other materials.
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One of the performers carries Elma Gust, 106, during the Exotic Legends show.

Living Court ladies in Enumclaw live it up with raunchy revue

‘I felt young again,’ one woman said

Photo by Ray Miller-Still
One of the performers carries Elma Gust, 106, during the Exotic Legends show.
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Swimmer swept away in Green River Gorge, presumed drowned

Saturday, June 25 near Black Diamond; 20-year-old man missing

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Joann and Allan Thomas are flanked in court by their attorneys Terrence Kellogg (fourth from the right) and John Henry Browne (far right) on May 10, 2022. Judge Richard Jones is presiding over the case. Sketch by Seattle-based artist Lois Silver

A tale of dueling conspiracies at King County drainage district trial

Enumclaw’s Allan and Joann Thomas are in trial in Seattle on fraud charges.

Joann and Allan Thomas are flanked in court by their attorneys Terrence Kellogg (fourth from the right) and John Henry Browne (far right) on May 10, 2022. Judge Richard Jones is presiding over the case. Sketch by Seattle-based artist Lois Silver
A man who appears to be President Joe Biden is seen in the back seat of a car in the president’s motorcade, departing the Green River College after the president’s speech. Photo by Alex Bruell/Sound Publishing

Biden’s visit to Auburn prompts crowds, protests, and a little bit of everything

President Joe Biden made a stop at the Green River College in Auburn on April 22 during his two-day visit to Washington and Oregon last… Continue reading

A man who appears to be President Joe Biden is seen in the back seat of a car in the president’s motorcade, departing the Green River College after the president’s speech. Photo by Alex Bruell/Sound Publishing
Sunset at Mount Rainier. NPS

Mount Rainier park approves nine new lahar monitoring stations

The new monitors can give local communities up to 10 extra minutes to evacuate in case of a disaster.

Sunset at Mount Rainier. NPS
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Breaking down Washington police reform from this year and last

Terry stops, less-lethal firearms and vehicle pursuits addressed by Legislature

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Mount Rainier. File photo

One skier dies, five survive after backcountry Crystal Mountain avalanche

Skier who died was Issaquah resident Robert Weisel, 66, according to Pierce County Medical Examiner.

Mount Rainier. File photo
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn

King County Councilmember Dunn will challenge Rep. Kim Schrier for U.S. Congress seat

The current County Councilmember would be following in his late mother’s footsteps

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn
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King County Councilmember Dunn to challenge Schrier for U.S. Congress seat

Potential showdown in 8th District between Republican Dunn and Democrat Schrier

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Dunn takes strong early lead in election returns for KC Council District 9

Reagan Dunn had nearly 2/3 the vote Tuesday to challenger Kim-Khanh Van for the King County Council.

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Teenage suspect in fatal hit-and-run could face second-degree murder charge | Update

Deputies identified the 15-year-old as the suspected driver in death of a Maple Valley man

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