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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.

 

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

 

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.

 

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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.

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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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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.

Deputies identify suspected 15-year-old driver in fatal collision of Maple Valley man

The alleged driver is still at large, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.

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.
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Fortunato calls on legislators to ‘rein in’ Inslee’s powers

State Senator from Auburn says he’s concerned about vaccine safety and government overreach.

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This security footage at the Cenex gas station in Black Diamond shows Anthony Chilcott on his phone before entering and driving off with a Ford Raptor.

King County will review 2019 deputy killing of Black Diamond man

County Council members will be briefed Aug. 31 about the Sheriff’s Office handling of the case

This security footage at the Cenex gas station in Black Diamond shows Anthony Chilcott on his phone before entering and driving off with a Ford Raptor.
Reagan Dunn will face Kim-Khanh Van in the race for Metropolitan King County Council District 9.

Van will face Dunn for King County Council District 9

Renton city councilmember and attorney will take on four-term incumbent

Reagan Dunn will face Kim-Khanh Van in the race for Metropolitan King County Council District 9.
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn and his challengers, Kim-Khanh Van, Chris Franco, and Ubax Gardheere. Courtesy photos

King County Council District 9 candidates make pitches to voters

Two among Dunn, Franco, Gardheere and Van will advance from Aug. 3 primary

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn and his challengers, Kim-Khanh Van, Chris Franco, and Ubax Gardheere. Courtesy photos
Ubax Gardheere, 2021 candidate for the 9th District seat of the Metropolitan King County Council, poses for a photo at Cedar River Park in Renton. Photo by Alex Bruell/Sound Publishing
Ubax Gardheere, 2021 candidate for the 9th District seat of the Metropolitan King County Council, poses for a photo at Cedar River Park in Renton. Photo by Alex Bruell/Sound Publishing
Penny Wood holds a copy of her book “She Married The Green River Serial Killer” on a trail near her Ravensdale home April 28. Photo by Alex Bruell

Ravensdale author pens update on Judith Mawson, ex-wife of the Green River Killer

Newly-updated book chronicles a triumph over the painful memories of Gary Ridgway

Penny Wood holds a copy of her book “She Married The Green River Serial Killer” on a trail near her Ravensdale home April 28. Photo by Alex Bruell
This security footage at the Cenex gas station in Black Diamond shows Anthony Chilcott on his phone before entering, and driving off with, Carl Sanders’ Ford Raptor and Monkey, his poodle, in the front seat. Image courtesy Cenex gas station

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)”.

This security footage at the Cenex gas station in Black Diamond shows Anthony Chilcott on his phone before entering, and driving off with, Carl Sanders’ Ford Raptor and Monkey, his poodle, in the front seat. Image courtesy Cenex gas station