Steve Hunter

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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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King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1

Fares were suspended in March due to COVID-19

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Union files charges against QFC, Fred Meyer over Black Lives Matter button ban

Grocery store workers condemn ban; QFC spokesperson says wristband options available to employees

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Constantine announces King County climate action plan

Plots an example of decreased stormwater pollution, urban flooding prevention, immigrant connections

REI CEO Eric Artz.

REI still leaving Kent headquarters but not for Bellevue | Update

Company confirms Kent closure; to focus on remote work

REI CEO Eric Artz.
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LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

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Kent man charged with Seattle murder

July 21 at a motel along Aurora Avenue North

AG Ferguson wants to require law enforcement statewide to report all uses of deadly force

Report to Legislature recommends centralized, easily accessible statewide website on incidents

Ian Eckles, of Kent, went missing around May 17 in Central Washington.
Ian Eckles, of Kent, went missing around May 17 in Central Washington.

Officers raid alleged cockfighting operation in Kent

Regional Animal Services of King County leads raid; takes away 92 roosters

King County fire chiefs release video message about COVID-19 pandemic

‘Do not let up, we have come too far to go back’

Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update

Brown Bear opens locations May 8