Should state cover school bus costs if there are no riders?

With funding tied to getting students to school, districts are uncertain how much money they’ll receive.

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Virtual town halls coming up for unincorporated King County

Events throughout September and October via Zoom will cater to different areas of the region.

Diya Garg, left, distributes Mighty Crayon recycles crayons and coloring books for Seattle students. Courtesy photo/Diya Garg.

Getting crayons to kids runs in the family

Eastside nonprofit Mighty Crayon is relaunched by younger sister of founder, repurposing used restaurant crayons

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Renton woman pleads guilty to purchasing firearms for ‘violent street gangs’

According to case records, a 41-year-old Renton woman provided the guns to her son, who modified them and sold them to gang members

  • 7 days ago
A vacant building that went up in flames Aug. 27 at the corner of Pacific Highway S. and S. 279th St. in Federal Way. Fire investigators declared the blaze to be an arson. Photo courtesy of South King Fire Commissioner Bill Fuller

Renton man possibly connected to Federal Way arsons

Officers found several lighters and butane fuel in his possession while arresting the man on Aug. 28.

A plane drops fire retardant on the Palmer Mountain Fire last week. The fire is listed as 84 percent contained, and fully lined. Laura Knowlton/Sound Publishing staff photo

Threat multiplier: How climate change, coronavirus and weather are scorching WA

Dry summer conspired with the pandemic and a wind storm.

For your furry friends, prevention is the best medicine

Animal Health Care Center emphasizes why quality care matters, from the start

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Republican’s write-in campaign highlights post-primary intrigue | Roegner

Can former Bothell mayor beat two Democrats for lieutenant governor post?

Possible rare ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on Whidbey beach

Scientists from across the nation believe it’s most likely a specimen of Haliphron atlanticus.

  • 5 days ago
A COVID-19 test kit

Local COVID-19 research study now available in Spanish, seeking volunteers

The study is for adults with high risk of exposure to COVID-19

  • 6 days ago
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A view of the Palmer Fire, located seven miles southwest of Oroville in north central Washington. Source: InciWeb

Antifa isn’t starting Washington wildfires

Online conspiracy theories are spreading as the West Coast burns.

 

Business

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

 

 

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With Reber Ranch’s seven full-service dog wash bays, why wash the dog at home when you can leave the mess to them?

If you have pets, it’s time to re-discover this one-stop-shop!

Your go-to choice for all your animal needs is Reber Ranch

  • 3 weeks ago

 

J. Stephan Banchero, III, president of Sound Bites (left) with John Moscrip, chief operating officer, Duke’s Seafood. Sound Bites delivers fresh organic produce, frozen protein and restaurant meals everywhere in Snohomish, King and Pierce counties.

Your SOUND choice for produce + restaurant favorites + more, delivered right to your door!

Get a head start with a weekly delivery of local organic produce, proteins, coffee and baked goods

 

Show Grand Ridge Plaza What You Got this summer for a chance to win great prizes from GRP merchants! From Aug. 24 to Sept. 6 if you post a photo to Instagram featuring beauty and style at Grand Ridge Plaza (and use the hashtags #Style and #ShowGRPWhatYouGot ) you’ll be entered to win.
                                Setting a wellness goal for the second half of 2020? Grand Ridge Plaza has a range of health and fitness professionals to get you on the right track.

Feeling stressed? Treat yourself to a spa escape, right here in Issaquah!

Grand Ridge Plaza has plenty of beauty + style options to help you rejuvenate

 

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