WSP has investigated eight traffic related deaths in seven days in King County

Just this year, 38 people have died in traffic related incidents, WSP said in a press release.

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Photos by Kayse Angel

Operation Warm: More than just a coat

Fire stations from around the area all come together to pass out jackets to kids in need of them.

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

Couple charged in death of Renton man

Updated from “Married couple booked into King County Jail for murder of 67-year-old victim”

Submitted photo by Nicole Casey
                                Rocks that students and community members painted to show love and support were set around the “spirit rock” at Tahoma High School.

Painting rocks: It’s more than just art

Painted rocks are being place around the large rock at Tahoma High School to share feelings and express kindness to one another.

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.

Everybody wins in Boeing’s energy-reduction battle

There is nothing like a little friendly competition to show how when Boeing competes, the planet wins with reduced energy… Continue reading

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                                Trees being removed from Summit Park construction site.

Trees put to good use

Trees being removed from the Summit Park construction site will be repurposed.

Photo by Sarah Brenden

Tahoma Bears snap two game losing streak

After losing two in a row, the Tahoma Bears held on Thursday to beat Auburn Riverside 3-0 on the road. Continue reading...

UW awarded $40 million in GEAR UP grants in partnership with Kent schools

The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) has been awarded $40 million in GEAR UP (Gaining Continue reading...

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Boeing inspires the next generation of engineers and technologists

Thousands of young students benefit from company volunteers’ teaching in STEM subjects

Sports

Reporter Athlete of the Week: Erika Ito

Kentwood High School’s Erika Ito, girls golf, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week… Continue reading

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Reporter Athlete of the Week: Koji Natsuhara

Kentwood High School’s Koji Natsuhara, boys cross country, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Male Athlete of the… Continue reading

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Opinion

Kavanaugh hearings and the general election

Politicians can only hope they have made the right choices and that their constituents vote them in/back into office.

 

These 17 people will decide raises for elected officials

Are the 147 members of the Legislature in line for a raise? Should the salaries of judges in Washington be… Continue reading

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Life

‘A Healing Justice’ should be on your bookshelf

Your pup is a pretty respectable watch dog. If anyone merely considers walking by your house, it doesn’t go unnoticed.… Continue reading

 

Meanwhile in a parallel universe, a review of “The Wrong Todd”

Plot: “Everything changes for Todd when his evil twin from a parallel universe arrives to steal his girlfriend,” according to… Continue reading

 

Marketplace

Boeing’s 737 MAX 7 takes center stage in 2018

Aircraft to be produced at Boeing’s Renton factory on the shores of Lake Washington

 

Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Business

Revenue offers free webinar about business taxes

The following is a press release from the Washington State Department of Revenue. Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities,… Continue reading

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County’s new solid waste disposal rate to support facility upgrades, service improvements

A small increase in King County’s solid waste disposal rates takes effect Jan. 1, 2019, and includes a discounted fee… Continue reading

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