First Zika virus case reported in King County; no risk to public health

  • May 4, 2016 at 11:00AM updated at 2:48PM

The illness was identified in a man in his 40s who had recently been in Colombia, a country that has Zika virus spreading actively and is on the list of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) travel advisories, according to Public Health.


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County approves additional voting drop boxes, including in Renton area

  • May 2, 2016 at 4:00PM updated May 3, 2016 at 10:41AM

In total, 19 new drop box locations will be available for the August 2016 Primary Election, with 14 new drop box locations in place for the November 2016 General Election.

Fire Marshal offers tips on preventing wildfires

  • May 2, 2016 at 5:29PM

This year, May 1-7 is “National Arson Awareness Week” with a focus on “Prevent Wildfire Arson – Spread the Facts Not the Fire.”

Felon tries to prowl vehicle arrested for pot | POLICE BLOTTER

  • May 2, 2016 at 1:00PM

An 18-year-old convicted felon was arrested again on April 1 after he was identified as the man who tried to break into a parked car on Langston Road Southwest.

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The Four Billies Elliot | The young actors behind Village Theatre's 2016 season closer

  • May 1, 2016 at 10:57PM

"Billy Elliot" has won mountains of accolades in most of its incarnations, including 10 Tony awards. But it comes with a built-in problem: The title role needs a 13-year-old with proficiency in tap, ballet, singing, stage acting and wire work.

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