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State to allow ‘Joints for Jabs’ promotions to support vaccinations

Retailers temporarily allowed to provide a joint for adults vaccinated at in-store clinics

 

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State Patrol leads multi-agency effort to stop street racing

Racers take over streets/freeways in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties

 

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State Department of Health releases updated K-12 school guidance

Schools must plan to provide full time in-person education this fall

 

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King County needs more lawyers to attack backlog of cases

6,107 open cases is double the normal amount for King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg. File photo
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Kent man charged with cutting brake lines, slashing tires in South Seattle

Tells police he committed hundreds of similar crimes in Seattle, Des Moines

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Republican state senators make bid to get children back into classrooms

Wilson, Braun among sponsors of Senate bill

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The U.S. Department of Justice released a photo of Ethan Nordean, circled in red, during the Jan. 6 Capitol riots in Washington, D.C. COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. Department of Justice

Proud Boys member with local ties to be transferred to D.C. to face charges

A federal judge orders Ethan Nordean to District of Columbia court related to Capitol riots

The U.S. Department of Justice released a photo of Ethan Nordean, circled in red, during the Jan. 6 Capitol riots in Washington, D.C. COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. Department of Justice
The U.S. Department of Justice released this photo of Ethan Nordean, circled in red, during the Jan. 6 Capitol riots in Washington, D.C. COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. Department of Justice

Proud Boys member with local ties charged for role in Jan. 6 riots

Ethan Nordean faces charges of obstructing or impeding an official proceeding

The U.S. Department of Justice released this photo of Ethan Nordean, circled in red, during the Jan. 6 Capitol riots in Washington, D.C. COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. Department of Justice
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Ex-Seahawk Wheeler accused of attacking girlfriend in Kent apartment

Lineman charged with first-degree domestic violence assault

Chad Wheeler. COURTESY PHOTO, Seattle Seahawks
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14-year-old victim of Green River killer identified

The remains of Wendy Stephens were found in 1984

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King County bought the Econo Lodge on Central Avenue in Kent in March for $4 million and turned it into an isolation and quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients. The center had temporarily closed, but reopened Nov. 30 due to an increase in COVID-19 cases across the county. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

King County reopens COVID-19 isolation center in Kent at former hotel

City leaders satisfied with operation after controversy about March opening

King County bought the Econo Lodge on Central Avenue in Kent in March for $4 million and turned it into an isolation and quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients. The center had temporarily closed, but reopened Nov. 30 due to an increase in COVID-19 cases across the county. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
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PSE electric rates to slightly increase

Natural gas prices went up a month ago

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Four men charged with assault in fight at Renton Sikh temple

Three Kent men, one Renton man face charges in Oct. 18 attack

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800,000 ballots returned so far to King County Elections

55% of 1.4 million registered voters; turnout expected to hit 90%

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King County domestic violence homicides reach 16 so far this year

Previous two years had seven each as COVID-19 impacts incidents

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Eleven indicted in illegal marijuana trafficking investigation

Allegedly shipped illegal marijuana across the U.S.; locations in six South County cities searched

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Kent girl, 12, dies trying to help her mother during seizure in car

Miranda Bhattacharyya ’always put the well-being of others before herself,’ family says

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Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019.

Sound Transit hopes for more federal transit funding to offset COVID-19 losses

House approves HEROES Act; Senate, White House not on board yet

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019.
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State health experts: Flu vaccine should be considered ‘essential’ this year

Presence of COVID-19, flu viruses could put more people in the hospital

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