Northwest

Homeless encampment in a wooded area in Auburn. (Sound Publishing file photo)

Gov. Inslee proposes $4 billion bond to assist homeless, build housing

WA voters would get the final say.

  • Dec 15, 2022
  • By Jerry Cornfield jcornfield@soundpublishing.com
Homeless encampment in a wooded area in Auburn. (Sound Publishing file photo)
The only dinosaur discovered in Washington state was discovered by paleontologists who found a portion of a left femur of a therapod dinosaur at Sucia Island state park in the San Juan Islands. While scientists are unsure exactly what type of therapod the fossil belongs to, evidence suggests it is a Daspletosaurus. The dinosaur has been nicknamed Suciasaurus rex. This image shows a Daspletosaurus torosus restoration. (Wikipedia)

Dinosaurs, drug laws and police pursuits on lawmaker to-do lists

WA legislators are queuing up bills they want to debate next year. Here are 8 certain to garner attention.

  • Dec 12, 2022
  • By Jerry Cornfield jcornfield@soundpublishing.com
The only dinosaur discovered in Washington state was discovered by paleontologists who found a portion of a left femur of a therapod dinosaur at Sucia Island state park in the San Juan Islands. While scientists are unsure exactly what type of therapod the fossil belongs to, evidence suggests it is a Daspletosaurus. The dinosaur has been nicknamed Suciasaurus rex. This image shows a Daspletosaurus torosus restoration. (Wikipedia)
Courtesy Photo, UW Medicine

Flu season is off to historically severe start | UW Medicine

Flu-related hospitalizations are higher so far this year in U.S. than every previous season since 2011

Courtesy Photo, UW Medicine
Federal Way Discount Guns, 4101 S. 324th St. FILE PHOTO, Sound Publishing

Federal Way Discount Guns faces lawsuit for illegally selling high-capacity gun magazines

State Attorney General’s Office alleges owner, sales clerk threw away receipts after selling items to investigators.

Federal Way Discount Guns, 4101 S. 324th St. FILE PHOTO, Sound Publishing
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King County proclaims Dan Satterberg Day to honor outgoing prosecutor

He worked 37 years in the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office; the last 15 as its leader

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Canada lynx. (Photo courtesy of David Moskowitz)

New partnership conducts research on state’s Canada lynx population

Washington lists the animal as endangered.

Canada lynx. (Photo courtesy of David Moskowitz)
Jennifer Brinkman

Renton suspect arrested for 1998 cold case homicide of Marysville woman

Jennifer Brinkman, 19, was found dead in her Marysville home with axe wounds over 20 years ago.

Jennifer Brinkman
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Sound Transit may suspend Sounder service due to national rail strike

Unless settlement reached or Congress intervenes, strike could start Dec. 9

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Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Crime, climate, abortion on docket in legislative session warm-up

Washington lawmakers will hold 39 hearings this week. Nearly all will be conducted in person, which hasn’t happened in three years.

  • Nov 28, 2022
  • By Jerry Cornfield jcornfield@soundpublishing.com
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
Police tape is shown in Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Detectives seek information on homicide, arson near Federal Way

King County Sheriff’s Office offers up to $10,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest.

Police tape is shown in Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
A file photo shows bags of illicit drugs seized by police. (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration photo)

Renton man, 31, sentenced to 10 years in prison for drug charges

Worked as a debt collector, drug distributor and translator for leaders of drug ring

  • Nov 23, 2022
  • Renton Reporter Staff
A file photo shows bags of illicit drugs seized by police. (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration photo)
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State’s Native American crisis hotline is first in the nation

The Native and Strong Lifeline provides culturally appropriate mental health support and referrals.

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Renton Police report a murder-suicide shooting at The Landing

The shooter allegedly shot the victim four times before taking his own life.

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Uptown Square in Federal Way. File photo

Federal Way City Council outlaws pushing shopping carts on the sidewalk

The new ordinance makes pushing or possessing a shopping cart in any city right-of-way a Class 3 infraction.

Uptown Square in Federal Way. File photo
Carolyn DeFord. COURTESY PHOTO, Jovelle Tamayo

Forum spotlights Washington’s missing and murdered Indigenous people

Carolyn DeFord of the Puyallup Tribe spoke about her mother’s 1999 disappearance and what has led to this crisis.

  • Nov 16, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@soundpublishing.com
Carolyn DeFord. COURTESY PHOTO, Jovelle Tamayo
Police lights (File photo)

Man killed in shootout with Federal Way police

Police have not yet determined if the man was struck by police gunfire

Police lights (File photo)
Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
The Hitching Rail’s equine therapy is free for those who have or are currently serving in the military, first responders and their families. The ranch also offers paid riding lessons for all levels of horsemanship.

Renton ranch offers free equine therapy for military veterans

Jim and Lily Carlson started the Hitching Rail Wellness Center and Retreat

  • Nov 11, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com
Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
The Hitching Rail’s equine therapy is free for those who have or are currently serving in the military, first responders and their families. The ranch also offers paid riding lessons for all levels of horsemanship.
The bay ghost shrimp, also known as Neotrypaea Californiensis. Courtesy of Dave Cowles.

Meet the ghost shrimp, a spooky little critter in Puget Sound

Halloween has come and gone, but within the waters of the Puget Sound exists a spooky and translucent critter — the ghost shrimp. Ghost shrimp… Continue reading

The bay ghost shrimp, also known as Neotrypaea Californiensis. Courtesy of Dave Cowles.
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Enumclaw man dies in rollover crash on SR 167 in Auburn

James W. Maclam was ejected from his car as it flipped over a barrier onto an onramp below.

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WGU Washington to deliver care packages to local health care workers

Kent-based nonprofit will make stops Nov. 5 at hospitals in Renton, Federal Way and Enumclaw

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