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Snow on Christmas Eve? | King County weather report Dec. 18-24

King County and the Puget Sound region could see snow by Christmas Eve, according to the National Weather Service. Here’s the forecast for the Seattle… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2021
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UW researchers looking for stressed nurses and doctors to take part in a psilocybin study

Study will examine how psilocybin can be used in therapy for clinicians burned-out by the pandemic.

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Health department: COVID outbreaks linked to high school wrestling tournaments

At least 80 cases are tied to the events which included attendees from multiple counties and states.

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King County Courthouse adjacent to City Hall Park (courtesy of City of Seattle)

King County close to making trade with Seattle for City Hall Park

The proposed swap needs to be approved by Seattle City Council.

King County Courthouse adjacent to City Hall Park (courtesy of City of Seattle)
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Willowcrest affordable housing project wins award from governor for sustainability, community partnerships

The homes are part of the Sunset Area Transformation Plan and provide affordable housing ownership.

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Renton Night Market set for Tuesday, Dec. 14

The event will include a beer garden, food truck, vendors, and activities for children.

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Alexander Codd poses in front of the Liberty Park mural (photo by Andrew Valantine)

Meet the artist who immortalized Renton sports legends with a giant mural

Alexander Codd is paving his own way as an artist while paying homage to his heroes.

Alexander Codd poses in front of the Liberty Park mural (photo by Andrew Valantine)
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Renton Police find three dead in one home, cause of death unknown

Police say the medical examiner will perform further examinations in the coming week.

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Healthcare workers facing widespread burnout amid pandemic, say multiple unions

Healthcare workers unions are pushing for increased staffing to avoid mass resignations.

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King County adopts amended districting plan

Residents can view adopted districting map on the county’s website.

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King County gun violence rates exceed 2020 totals

Data collected from first three quarters of 2021 shows more fatal shootings, shots fired incidents than previous year.

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Renton man arrested for alleged involvement in police-targeted molotov cocktail conspiracy

The case is being investigated by the FBI, the ATF, and the Seattle Police Department.

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Surgeon General sounds alarm on mental health in young people during pandemic

A report called the rising levels of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation a potential crisis.

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Eastside King County restaurant owners discuss challenges recently with U.S. Rep Suzan DelBene at Pomegranate Bistro in Redmond. (Photo credit: Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
Eastside King County restaurant owners discuss challenges recently with U.S. Rep Suzan DelBene at Pomegranate Bistro in Redmond. (Photo credit: Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
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Survey data suggests how the pandemic has changed attitudes toward housing in King County

More than half of King County survey participants say they will move in the next five years.

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King County weather: Dec. 9-13

Here’s the King County area weather forecast for Dec. 9-13, 2021. Thursday morning: High near 43 with a 90% chance of rain. Thursday night: Low… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2021
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Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

King County Council approves plan for future of housing-first approach to homelessness

The plan will govern expenditures of Health through Housing dollars from 2022 to 2028.

Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
Over 300 workers participate in strike (screenshot from Teamsters 174 website)

Teamsters 174 members strike, stopping the flow of concrete in the region

Union says over 300 workers are participating in “Unfair Labor Practice” strike.

Over 300 workers participate in strike (screenshot from Teamsters 174 website)
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Black drivers disproportionately pulled over by WSP in King, Pierce counties

A study by WSU researchers examined over 3 million traffic stops performed by WSP officers.

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This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.

King County woman among first in state to test positive for Omicron

Omicron appears to be more transmissible than the Delta variant.

This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.