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Seattle man shot, injured while driving along I-5 in Kent

Eighth shooting on King County freeways in past two weeks

A man works on a balcony at the Cedar Pointe Apartments, a 255 apartment complex for seniors 55+, on Jan. 6, 2020, in Arlington, Washington. (Andy Bronson/The Herald)

Washington state has been under-producing housing units for decades

A new report said there should have been an additional 225,000 units created between 2010 and 2015.

A man works on a balcony at the Cedar Pointe Apartments, a 255 apartment complex for seniors 55+, on Jan. 6, 2020, in Arlington, Washington. (Andy Bronson/The Herald)
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Homelessness, guns among 2020 legislative priorities

WA lawmakers examine issues heading into 60-day session.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Constantine appoints four members to Sound Transit Board

One new; three returning

  • Jan 9, 2020

State Patrol arrests man for I-5 shooting near Tukwila

Used shotgun to fire at another vehicle

  • Jan 9, 2020

Gipe sworn in as new Kent Municipal Court judge

Replaces retired Judge Phillips

  • Jan 9, 2020
Girmay Zahilay (District 2) is the newest member of the King County Council. Courtesy photo

New King County Council members sworn in

The King County Council was sworn in on Jan. 8, with three familiar faces and one new face. Councilmembers Jeanne Kohl-Welles (District 4), Claudia Balducci… Continue reading

Girmay Zahilay (District 2) is the newest member of the King County Council. Courtesy photo

King County Metro plans to expand bus service in Kent

Better East Hill connections starting in September

King County Council elects Claudia Balducci as chair in 2020

Dunn, McDermott to serve as vice chairs

  • Jan 8, 2020

Four Kent City Council members sworn in

Thomas, Boyce, Larimer and newcomer Michaud

  • Jan 8, 2020

Puget Sound Fire call report

Type, number of incidents

  • Jan 8, 2020

Kent Police seek public’s help in road rage incident

Help to identify SUV, find driver

  • Jan 7, 2020

Kent apartment rents up 2.1 percent compared to year ago

Median one-bedroom rate $1,496 per month

  • Jan 7, 2020

Husband, wife die in Kent mobile home fire

Man ran inside to try to save his wife

King County faces $2 million lawsuit from 2016 K-9 bite

A man’s right arm was left “permanently disfigured and disabled” after a Sheriff’s Office K-9 was used.

  • Jan 6, 2020

Man shot, injured in Kent road rage altercation

Monday morning along 84th Avenue South

Bella, Charlie most popular pet dog, cat names

King County releases annual list

  • Jan 3, 2020

Apartments on the rise along Meeker Street in Kent

Total of about 800 units at two complexes

  • Jan 3, 2020

Sikh Captain America to speak in Kent

Part of city’s Equity and Inclusion Speaker Series

  • Jan 2, 2020

Census Bureau hiring census takers

Temporary jobs available in South King County

  • Jan 2, 2020