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A young girl holds up a ‘Don’t Pollute I Live Here’ sign in the crowd during the Youth Climate Strike at Cal Anderson Park on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

King County builds blueprint for health, climate change

The plan will inform how the Board of Health addresses climate change-related health issues.

A young girl holds up a ‘Don’t Pollute I Live Here’ sign in the crowd during the Youth Climate Strike at Cal Anderson Park on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
July’s Monroe earthquake is informing plans for future danger

July’s Monroe earthquake is informing plans for future danger

Gathered by lucky accident, data from the 4.6-magnitude quake could help assess bigger hazards.

July’s Monroe earthquake is informing plans for future danger
Defense Distributed’s 3D printed gun, The Liberator. Photo by Vvzvlad/Wikimedia Commons

‘Ghost gun’ bill moves to Senate committees

Legislation would make 3-D printed guns illegal.

Defense Distributed’s 3D printed gun, The Liberator. Photo by Vvzvlad/Wikimedia Commons
Deputy has disease she never heard of — now she needs help

Deputy has disease she never heard of — now she needs help

A bone marrow transplant could save 27-year-old Molly Thunder of Snohomish County

Deputy has disease she never heard of — now she needs help
King County Struggles to Fund Roads and Bridges

King County Struggles to Fund Roads and Bridges

The program is underfunded by roughly $250 million annually.

King County Struggles to Fund Roads and Bridges
King County Council Approves Fossil Fuel Moratorium

King County Council Approves Fossil Fuel Moratorium

Six-month moratorium on new fossil fuel infrastructure was narrowly approved.

King County Council Approves Fossil Fuel Moratorium
Freight Or Fire: King County’s Trash Problem

Freight Or Fire: King County’s Trash Problem

Should we ship away waste or build an incinerator?

Freight Or Fire: King County’s Trash Problem
South King County Coalition Targets Affordable Housing

South King County Coalition Targets Affordable Housing

Rent and housing increases have hit south end communities particularly hard.

South King County Coalition Targets Affordable Housing
Local Cold Case Helps ‘60 Minutes’ Explain Genetic Genealogy

Local Cold Case Helps ‘60 Minutes’ Explain Genetic Genealogy

An arrest in a 1987 double-murder was one of three examples highlighted in a segment you can watch here.

Local Cold Case Helps ‘60 Minutes’ Explain Genetic Genealogy
Juanita High students push to change ‘Rebels’ mascot

Juanita High students push to change ‘Rebels’ mascot

Students say the mascot glorifies the Confederacy while detractors say it honors Revolutionary War.

Juanita High students push to change ‘Rebels’ mascot
By Taylor McAvoy

Home healthcare worker bill approved by state Legislature

In protest, House Republicans refused to vote on the controversial bill.

By Taylor McAvoy