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King County Council approves funding for affordable housing

Small increase in sales tax to support program

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Public school enrollment drops 2.8% across the state

One-third of decrease attributed to kindergarten-age children

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This white SUV was stolen about 15 minutes before the Oct. 6 shooting incident. Courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

Man in stolen SUV shot and killed by pursuing driver in Auburn

Someone in a vehicle that was chasing an SUV on an on-ramp to westbound Highway 18 opened fire early Tuesday morning (Oct. 6) and killed… Continue reading

This white SUV was stolen about 15 minutes before the Oct. 6 shooting incident. Courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson
Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp

Inslee, Culp will meet in only televised debate Wednesday

The two candidates will answer questions for an hour but they will not be on stage together.

Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp
Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE/Screenshot

Inslee criticizes Trump’s comments about having COVID-19

‘More than 2,000 additional Americans have died and downplaying this danger is the best he can do?’

Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE/Screenshot
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K–12 state internet access program allows more students to learn from home

Students from low-income families can connect online at no cost to them

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Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial: Let’s clear the air on wildfires, climate change

Agreement and commitment is needed to address the causes of wildfires and climate change.

Cartoon by Frank Shiers
Dan Satterberg

Satterberg responds to ‘anarchist jurisdictions’ label by DOJ

Prosecutor refutes allegation that laws are not being enforced in King County

Dan Satterberg
Constantine highlights anti-racism, criminal legal system transformation in upcoming budget

Constantine highlights anti-racism, criminal legal system transformation in upcoming budget

King County executive says invest, divest, reimagine

Constantine highlights anti-racism, criminal legal system transformation in upcoming budget
Inslee, Culp gubernatorial debate set for Oct. 7 broadcast
Inslee, Culp gubernatorial debate set for Oct. 7 broadcast
King County voters to decide $1.74B Harborview Medical Center measure

King County voters to decide $1.74B Harborview Medical Center measure

Improvements include a new medical tower building

King County voters to decide $1.74B Harborview Medical Center measure
Inslee sends letter to Trump on the role of climate change in historic wildfires

Inslee sends letter to Trump on the role of climate change in historic wildfires

I implore you to recognize the science behind this destruction’

Inslee sends letter to Trump on the role of climate change in historic wildfires
Why is COVID-19 more severe in men and elders? | UW Medicine

Why is COVID-19 more severe in men and elders? | UW Medicine

SARS-CoV-2 usually triggers a strong immune response, but less so in men and people over 60

Why is COVID-19 more severe in men and elders? | UW Medicine
Smoke from Oregon, California fires moving into Western Washington

Smoke from Oregon, California fires moving into Western Washington

Unhealthy air expected Thursday night through Saturday

Smoke from Oregon, California fires moving into Western Washington
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8 tips to help parents and kids cope during pandemic | UW Medicine

A pediatric social worker offers suggeestions for families, including lowering your heartbeat.

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Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Editorial: State lawmakers shouldn’t wait to start budget work

Making tough choices on cuts and revenue can’t wait until next year and hopes for better news.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo
King County moves to Stage 2 burn ban

King County moves to Stage 2 burn ban

Outdoor fires, even barbecues or in fire pits, are now prohibited.

King County moves to Stage 2 burn ban
Rico Thomas, left, has been a clerk in the Fuel Center/Mini Mart at Safeway in Federal Way for the past 5 years. Kyong Barry, right, has been with Albertsons for 18 years and is a front end supervisor in Auburn. Both are active members of UFCW 21. Courtesy photos

Grocery store workers deserve respect and hazard pay | Guest column

As grocery store workers in King County, we experience the hard, cold realities of the COVID-19 pandemic every single day. And despite the fact that… Continue reading

Rico Thomas, left, has been a clerk in the Fuel Center/Mini Mart at Safeway in Federal Way for the past 5 years. Kyong Barry, right, has been with Albertsons for 18 years and is a front end supervisor in Auburn. Both are active members of UFCW 21. Courtesy photos
The Washington Equal Suffrage Association places posters in Seattle in 1910 to promote women’s suffrage. (Washington State Archives)

Editorial: Honor 100 years of suffrage with your ballot

Women’s right to vote was recognized 100 years ago; we need to use the ballots women fought for.

The Washington Equal Suffrage Association places posters in Seattle in 1910 to promote women’s suffrage. (Washington State Archives)
Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Stores to distribute 750,000 purchased by King County starting Aug. 24

Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations