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Paine Field in Everett may be expanded as Sea-Tac Airport is nearing capacity; another brand-new airport could be built in Graham, Roy, or Thurston County to also add airport capacity. Photo courtesy Paine Field/Snohomish County

Aviation commission recommends new airport sites outside Enumclaw

Pierce and Thurston county sites under consideration

Paine Field in Everett may be expanded as Sea-Tac Airport is nearing capacity; another brand-new airport could be built in Graham, Roy, or Thurston County to also add airport capacity. Photo courtesy Paine Field/Snohomish County
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‘Yes, you can do that’: Women learn the ropes of fire service at weekend event

South King Fire and Rescue hosted this year’s Women in Firefighting experience event.

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The pink ribbon is a symbol of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which people wear to honor survivors; remember those who passed away from the disease; and to support the progress of defeating breast cancer. Courtesy of Benefits.Gov.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Get to know your lemons

About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime.

The pink ribbon is a symbol of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which people wear to honor survivors; remember those who passed away from the disease; and to support the progress of defeating breast cancer. Courtesy of Benefits.Gov.
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Rain in the forecast for Western Washington

Wildfires grow in the North Cascades as a new weather pattern moves in.

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Carey Creek fish culvert in Maple Valley. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)

Local officials welcome federal money to fix outdated fish culverts

If repaired, 50 fish culverts of the 3,000 identified would restore 50 percent more salmon habitat.

Carey Creek fish culvert in Maple Valley. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
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Man, 57, charged with murder in Federal Way rock-throwing incident

A man, 33, died four days after he was struck in the head with a rock during an argument

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One of two Federal Way police officers who fatally shot Robert Lightfeather in 2017, Austin Rogers, listens during the inquest into the shooting at the Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center on Monday, Sept. 26. (Kylie Cooper / The Seattle Times)

Federal Way officers justified in 2017 fatal shooting, according to inquest

Robert Lightfeather, 33, was killed after he pointed a gun at police.

One of two Federal Way police officers who fatally shot Robert Lightfeather in 2017, Austin Rogers, listens during the inquest into the shooting at the Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center on Monday, Sept. 26. (Kylie Cooper / The Seattle Times)
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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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Auburn shooting kills one teen, leaves two others seriously injured

Police don’t have a suspect description in Sept. 23 incident

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Diversity in Law Enforcement Career workshop set by police agencies

Six South King County police departments partner to attract more diverse workforce

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Renton man pleads guilty to unlawful possession of explosive devices

He planned to use Molotov cocktails on a Seattle Police building during the 2020 protests.

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Auburn woman arrested as suspect in fatal hit-and-run

A license plate registered to a car owned by the woman was found at the scene of the Sept. 15 crash.

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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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Sound Transit participates in Rail Safety Week

Emphasis on importance of safety around trains and tracks

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Two men die in two separate hit-and-runs in Auburn

Police arrest suspect in one of the Sept. 14 crashes

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Update: National rail strike averted, Sounder to operate on normal schedule

Commuter line includes stops in Kent, Auburn

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Elected officials prepare to break ground on the State Route 18/I-90 interchange project. From left: Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross, State Rep. Lisa Callan, U.S. Rep Kim Schrier, State Sen. Mark Mullet, Snoqualmie Tribal Chairman Robert de los Angeles. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record

Leaders celebrate start of SR 18/I-90 interchange construction

Work on the infamous interchange is expected to begin in November and alleviate congestion

Elected officials prepare to break ground on the State Route 18/I-90 interchange project. From left: Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross, State Rep. Lisa Callan, U.S. Rep Kim Schrier, State Sen. Mark Mullet, Snoqualmie Tribal Chairman Robert de los Angeles. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record
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Auburn City Council voices support for abortion access

The council will vote on a resolution Sept. 19.

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Auburn Police search for suspect in car bombing at cemetery

The bomb destroyed the victim’s car and surrounding trees Aug. 23 at Mountain View Cemetery

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Three people killed in two I-5 crashes in South King County

Weekend collisions in SeaTac, Tukwila takes lives of men from Sequim, Tacoma and Federal Way

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