northwest <p>A gray wolf. Gary Kramer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service</p>

‘Endangered’ status to remain in effect for WA wolves

A sharply-divided state panel on July 19 retained strict protections for gray wolves in Washington, concluding their status under the...

By Jerry Cornfield Washington State Standard • July 23, 2024 12:00 pm

Several King County grocery stores on Kroger-Albertsons sale list

See the entire list, which includes Safeway, QFC and Haggen stores.

By Steve Hunter • July 9, 2024 4:51 pm
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray questions whether Biden should stay in...

‘President Biden must seriously consider the best way to preserve his incredible legacy’

By Steve Hunter • July 8, 2024 5:55 pm
Congressman Smith weighs in on Supreme Court and Biden

U.S. Rep. Adam Smith (D) represents Renton, Mercer Island, Tukwila, Des Moines, Federal Way and parts of Seattle, Bellevue, Kent and Auburn.

By Bailey Josie • July 8, 2024 3:14 pm
King County politicos share thoughts on presidential debate

“I can tell you who didn’t win the debate, and it was the American public.”

By Max Burchi • July 5, 2024 5:00 pm
Attack websites seep into WA election battles

Such undertakings tend to change few minds and can incite a backlash, especially in communities where negative campaigning is not the norm.

By Jerry Cornfield Washington State Standard • July 5, 2024 9:30 am
Landmark Supreme Court decision criminalizes homelessness

In King County, there are about 16,385 people experiencing homelessness on any given night.

By Max Burchi • July 3, 2024 4:00 pm

Washington’s population exceeds 8 million

More than 68% of the growth occurred in the state’s five largest metropolitan counties

By Jerry Cornfield Washington State Standard • July 1, 2024 9:57 am
Vote nears on ending ‘endangered’ status for WA wolves

The Department of Fish and Wildlife’s recommendation is to downlist wolves from “endangered” to “sensitive.”

By Laurel Demkovich Washington State Standard • June 30, 2024 6:30 am
Carjackers caught after pursuit | KC Crime Dive

In this episode: Kent Police arrested two men for investigation of robbery after a reported carjacking early Feb. 26 on the West Hill and a vehicle pursuit into Auburn.

By Cameron Sheppard • March 10, 2024 11:05 am
Cigarette leads to arrest of murder suspects | KC Crime...

In this episode: A discarded cigarette found by detectives outside the Kent Valley Motel helped lead to the arrest of a Seattle man and woman for allegedly killing two people Jan. 31, 2023, inside a room at the motel.

By Cameron Sheppard • March 9, 2024 11:05 am
Double murder charges for white supremacists | KC Crime Dive...

In this episode: King County prosecutors have charged a Snohomish man with the Nov. 2023 murders of a man and woman near Renton — and charged a Tulalip man with assisting in hiding the bodies. Prosecutors also charged one suspect with animal cruelty in the first degree for the killing of the horse.

By Cameron Sheppard • March 7, 2024 11:05 am
With 23 distinct landscapes to explore, the 140-acre non-profit Bloedel Reserve offers a close-to-home escape for Seattleites. A sensational summer garden party in August will support the continued maintenance of the reserve and the diverse variety of public programming. Keith Brofsky photo / courtesy Bloedel Reserve Sponsored
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The Double Bind

Allegations of rape will get you an audience with the King County Prosecutor’s office. But justice is more elusive.

By Sara Bernard • December 7, 2016 1:30 am
The Fear and Resolve of Those Most Threatened by a...

Seattle’s Muslims and Mexican immigrants share their hopes and concerns following the election.

By Jovelle Tamayo • January 18, 2017 1:30 am