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I-5 to close overnight in Federal Way Aug. 28-30

5-mile shutdown for new bridge construction at 70th Avenue East in Fife

 

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Murray, Cantwell propose legislation to block federal law enforcement occupations in cities

Response to recent reports of aggressive policing by agents in Portland

 

Extra $600 in federal benefit for unemployed workers set to end July 25

Payment is on top of base weekly state benefit amount

 

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (8th District) seeks nominees for a new heroes program to honor people who have made a difference during the COVID-19 outbreak. FILE PHOTO

Schrier launches WA-08 Heroes program

Seeks nominees from 8th Congressional District

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (8th District) seeks nominees for a new heroes program to honor people who have made a difference during the COVID-19 outbreak. FILE PHOTO
Renton hired Martin Pastucha as the city’s new public works director. Courtesy photo

Renton hires new public works director

The Renton City Council has confirmed Mayor Armondo Pavone’s appointment of Martin Pastucha as the city’s new public works administrator. Pastucha replaces Gregg Zimmerman, who… Continue reading

Renton hired Martin Pastucha as the city’s new public works director. Courtesy photo
The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Harborview, King County open coronavirus recovery site

The 45-bed facility will treat those awaiting test results, or who have mild symptoms.

The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Unemployment claims doubled last week as coronavirus shutters businesses

Numbers like this haven’t been seen since height of the Great Recession.

70 Washington coronavirus cases; Inslee announces testing-cost relief

Inslee addressed the outbreak at a Thursday press conference.

Erik Nguyen looks for nearfall on Kentwood’s Spencer Hill at 106 pounds. Photo by Kayse Angel

Hazen lost 54-14 to Kentwood

Kentwood dominated Hazen 54-14 in a North Puget Sound League Cascade Division dual wrestling match on Jan. 9. The loss put the Highlanders at 1-2… Continue reading

Erik Nguyen looks for nearfall on Kentwood’s Spencer Hill at 106 pounds. Photo by Kayse Angel
State Senate leaders have decided to suspend an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, who lost his reelection bid. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Senate calls off investigation into rape allegation against Sen. Fain

Both parties claim the process is a partisan one

State Senate leaders have decided to suspend an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, who lost his reelection bid. REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Green River College President Suzanne Johnson, who does not dispute a review that found GRC had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, said the school has won an appeal to have the Department of Education greatly reduce its $574,500 fine. FILE PHOTO

Green River College wins appeal; fine reduced for violations

DOE: school failed to report crime statistics and inform public; GRC to pay $250,000

Green River College President Suzanne Johnson, who does not dispute a review that found GRC had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, said the school has won an appeal to have the Department of Education greatly reduce its $574,500 fine. FILE PHOTO

Schrier leads Rossi in hotly-contested 8th Congressional District

Candidates compete for seat vacated by Republican Dave Reichert

The race for Washington’s 9th Congressional District is between two Democrats, incumbent Adam Smith (left) and political newcomer Sarah Smith. File photo

Congressman Adam Smith leads re-election bid for WA’s 9th District

The district spans from Bellevue and south Seattle down through Renton, Tukwila, Kent, Federal Way and Tacoma

The race for Washington’s 9th Congressional District is between two Democrats, incumbent Adam Smith (left) and political newcomer Sarah Smith. File photo
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                                State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor.

Seattle woman claims Sen. Fain raped her 11 years ago

Senator denies allegations, asks for full investigation

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                                State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor.

Kentridge High School’s longtime athletic director dies

Vigil coming up Monday night for Eric Anderson

Amtrak train derailment results in urgent plea for donors

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.