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Renton man pleads guilty to one of state’s largest workers’ comp scams

The delivery driver was still working under his own name while receiving L&I pension, and owes the state almost $340,000.

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Task force will tackle issues of racial justice, police reform

Inslee names civil rights activists, pastors, and cops to panel that may forge ideas for new laws

  • Jun 23, 2020
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Inslee forms state task force to address policing and racial justice

24 members includes families who have lost loved ones; police officials

  • Jun 22, 2020

SeaTac man dies in Kent motorcycle crash near Lake Meridian

Police say speed may have been a factor

Kent-Meridian High graduate receives $20,000 Dell scholarship

Raihanna Sahak to attend University of Washington

Kent high school graduation ceremonies set for July

Social distancing events to be at high school locations

  • Jun 22, 2020

King County Board of Health declares racism a crisis

Racism was declared a public health crisis by King County’s Board of Health. Along with the proclamation, the county’s health authority pledged to work more… Continue reading

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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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Tax collections tumble as state braces for huge budget hole

Inslee cancels pay raises for some execs and orders furloughs for workers as special session looms.

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Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, says COVID-19 cases have declined significantly since the peak of the outbreak in late March, allowing the county to move into Phase 2 on June 19. FILE PHOTO

King County enters Phase 2 of Safe Start recovery plan

Full list of what’s permitted

  • Jun 19, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, says COVID-19 cases have declined significantly since the peak of the outbreak in late March, allowing the county to move into Phase 2 on June 19. FILE PHOTO

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Jun 18, 2020

King County to distribute 25 million face coverings to residents, businesses

Each of 39 cities in county to get a shipment

  • Jun 18, 2020

Families impacted by police killings travel to Seattle for June 18 gathering

Nationwide list includes Kent, Auburn victims

  • Jun 17, 2020

Thousands of trees coming down along I-5 for light rail line

Nearly 8,600 between SeaTac and Federal Way

  • Jun 17, 2020

Kentridge High student earns STEM Signing Day recognition

Yaffet Bedru plans to attend University of Washington

Sea Mar Kent Medical Clinic to offer free COVID-19 testing

Every Monday starting June 22; appointment required

  • Jun 17, 2020

Two men charged in rival gang member’s Kent murder

March 18 shooting in North Park neighborhood

King County could be in Phase 2 this week

The county was planning on applying on Monday.

Man faces murder charge in Kent home invasion

May 12 shooting on the West Hill

County executive wants cities to drop opposition to revised officer-involved shooting inquests

Kent, Auburn, Federal Way mayors say they won’t back down