Olivia Sullivan

Pandemic is spiking in South King County, governor says

Gov. Jay Inslee met with elected officials, health officials and business partners in Federal Way to hear concerns, suggestions about state’s response to COVID-19.

 

Sound Transit breaks ground on Federal Way Link Extension

The $3.1 billion project includes three new stations near Kent/Des Moines, South 272nd Street and the Federal Way Transit Center.

 

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No suspects yet in West Seattle suitcase homicides

Families grieve deaths of Jessica Lewis of Federal Way and Austin Wenner of Kent.

 

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

Football practices to begin Sept. 5, all other sports planned for Sept. 7.

Human remains in West Seattle identified

Bags of body parts were found in a suitcase along a West Seattle beach on June 19.

Federal Way police officers investigate a crime scene on July 26. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Federal Way Police Department bans neck restraints, chokeholds

Officers have used a vascular neck restraint 41 times in past five years

Federal Way police officers investigate a crime scene on July 26. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
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Seattle Police employee charged with felony assault for I-5 road rage shooting

Allegedly shot a man in the abdomen after tensions escalated June 13 in Federal Way

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King County Library System to slowly reopen after 3 month closure

Now in Phase 1.5, KCLS will gradually allow book returns with strict guidelines.

South King County area police respond to Seattle protests

The responding officers are members of the multi-agency Valley Civil Disturbance Unit, officials say.

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Campgrounds to reopen in 22 Washington counties

Campgrounds in counties actively in Phase 2 of the reopening plan will begin to welcome visitors June 1, state says.

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Ex-boyfriend charged for 2017 murder of Renton woman

Richard Nelson, 41, fatally shot 27-year-old Crystal Hawkins and then left her body outside St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way in October 2017.

South King County cities to receive millions in COVID-19 relief funds

Federal Way, Renton, Enumclaw, Kent, Auburn among cities to benefit from Washington State Department of Commerce CARES Act.

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Federal Way schools outline plans for graduating senior celebrations, traditions

Virtual graduation ceremonies will be broadcast on local Channel 21, Facebook Live and YouTube on June 13.

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Sheri Bebbington says technology was her lifeline when she was in isolation at St. Joseph Medical Center undergoing a clinical drug study for COVID-19. Courtesy photo

Federal Way woman is first patient in COVID-19 clinical drug trial

‘I’m so, so grateful I got my life back’

Sheri Bebbington says technology was her lifeline when she was in isolation at St. Joseph Medical Center undergoing a clinical drug study for COVID-19. Courtesy photo

Air Force flyover salutes frontline heroes in Puget Sound

Jets will depart Joint Base Lewis-McChord at 12:30 p.m. May 8 to honor workers on frontlines of COVID-19.

Visitors, staff, and administration are screened at Enumclaw’s St. Elizabeth Hospital entrances for any signs of COVID-19. Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing

Report shows racial disparities in COVID-19 cases and deaths in King County

Higher rates in south Seattle and South King County.

Visitors, staff, and administration are screened at Enumclaw’s St. Elizabeth Hospital entrances for any signs of COVID-19. Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing
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Renton man federally charged for murdering woman in Olympic National Forest

Alejandro J. Aguilera Rojas is accused of killing 21-year-old woman in February.

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The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Renton officials outline requests for King County’s use of local hotel as shelter

200 individuals from Seattle homeless shelters have been moved to the Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton.

The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
St. Francis Hospital employees pose for a photo, before laughing about smiling behind their masks. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Lights, sirens, support: First responders host parades for frontline hospital workers

Federal Way police, South King Fire and Rescue and other agencies showed their support for St. Francis Hospital staff on April 16.

St. Francis Hospital employees pose for a photo, before laughing about smiling behind their masks. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

COVID-19 death tolls reach double digits in some South King County cities

The average COVID-19 infected person may be likely to infect just one or fewer additional persons with COVID-19, down from an average of 2.7 persons in late February, study says.