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Redmond’s Neelam Chahlia crowned as Mrs. Washington America and competing for the national Mrs. America title on Aug. 26. Photo courtesy of Neelam Chahlia

Redmond’s Chahlia to compete for Mrs. America 2020 title

Mrs. Washington America winner says her journey embodies the ‘American Dream.’

 

Renton Police Officer Tanuj Soni has been charged with fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation and abuse of office. Photo courtesy of City of Renton

Court documents reveal details of alleged assault by a Renton police officer

Deputy Chief says RPD is performing an internal investigation

 

Alaska Airlines to begin Everett-Spokane service on Nov. 4

It will be the carrier’s first in-state route and its 10th destination from Paine Field.

 

As his wife Heather looks on, John Norman gets a hug from his daughter Amber Nelson, and granddaughter Ashlee Nelson, right, after his replica of the Spirit of St. Louis flew for the first time from Arlington Municipal Airport on Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This might be the best Spirit of St. Louis replica ever made

A plane like the one Charles Lindbergh flew across the Atlantic logged its first flight in Arlington.

As his wife Heather looks on, John Norman gets a hug from his daughter Amber Nelson, and granddaughter Ashlee Nelson, right, after his replica of the Spirit of St. Louis flew for the first time from Arlington Municipal Airport on Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Sound Transit to rent warehouse space in Kent for light rail projects

Mainly a storage facility for parts, supplies for Northgate, Bellevue extensions

Seattle anchors future Renton water taxi

SECO leaders tell state they are ready to implement new ferries

Reinvigorated Husky found his love for football again

After stepping away from the team last season, Chico McClatcher is back and ready for a big year.

Soviet-era fighter jet from Paul Allen’s estate up for sale

The restored and flyable MiG-29 was formerly on display at a Paine Field aircraft museum.

Stevens Pass cleanup nets beer, jeans and a 20-year-old pass

Garbage is left behind when the snow melts. Nearly 150 people joined the annual event on Wednesday.

It works! State election system debuts without feared drama

And a new law allowing folks to register and vote on Election Day didn’t get a ton of takers.

King County’s Prop. 1 parks levy is passing

Initial results from the Aug. 6 primary King County Council races are also in.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service
A helicopter crew scours rough terrain Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at Vesper Peak, in the search for missing hiker Sam Sayers, of Seattle. She went missing days earlier on the hike about 30 miles east of Granite Falls. (Caleb Hutton / The Herald)

A year later, no plans to renew search for hiker Sam Sayers

The Seattle woman went missing on Vesper Peak last August. An 8,000-hour search turned up no sign of her.

A helicopter crew scours rough terrain Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at Vesper Peak, in the search for missing hiker Sam Sayers, of Seattle. She went missing days earlier on the hike about 30 miles east of Granite Falls. (Caleb Hutton / The Herald)

37 cats, including 13 dead kittens, found in Monroe home

Neighbors alerted authorities to the house after noticing “a large amount of flying bugs.”

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

Spread the wealth? Money crunch is coming for Seahawks

Seattle has one more season before its big-spending ramifications truly kick in.

PSE’s battery storage project could help the clean energy rollout

Tiny pilot project in Glacier could eventually be expanded to Puget Sound region.

Tanya Van Cuylenborg and Jay Cook. (Family photos)

Life in prison for 1987 killer of young Canadian couple

A judge sentenced William Talbott to life without parole for killing Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg.

Tanya Van Cuylenborg and Jay Cook. (Family photos)
King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

King County will spend $23.5 million to fix jail’s leaking pipes

Several critical buildings in Puget Sound had installed Aquatherm piping.

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

Holy steeple! Tiny chapel on U.S. 2 a sacred stop since 1962

Respite, weddings, un-immaculate conceptions are part of the legacy of the miniature Wayside Chapel.