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WSP issues silver alert, seeks public’s help finding missing woman

The Washington State Patrol is seeking the public’s help to find a missing senior citizen last seen in a 2005 Honda Accord, Washington License BJD4856.… Continue reading

Prosthetic leg at Auburn Police Department, cops want to know whose

A prosthetic leg arrived at the Auburn Police Department as found property over the weekend. It was found in the 100 block of 2nd Southeast.… Continue reading

Swat team resolves situation with female suspect barricaded in Auburn home

Around 5:45 p.m. on June 11, an Auburn Police patrol responded to a suspicious circumstance near the area of 112th Place Southeast and Southeast 325th… Continue reading

Dale "Bub" James Wolford | Obituary

Dale “Bub” James Wolford | Obituary

Dale “Bub” James Wolford, age 62, passed away on June 27, 2021. Bub was born in Enumclaw, WA on May 8, 1959, to Burley and… Continue reading

Dale "Bub" James Wolford | Obituary
In a Twitter post by WSDOT about 10:30 a.m. Wed., July 7: A vehicle is seen on the shoulder after previously blocking the right lane on northbound SR 167 at South 277th St.

Traffic conditions for King County

Here is the latest traffic news for King County as of Wednesday, July 7, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Blocking incidents As… Continue reading

In a Twitter post by WSDOT about 10:30 a.m. Wed., July 7: A vehicle is seen on the shoulder after previously blocking the right lane on northbound SR 167 at South 277th St.

Expect temps to reach the mid-80s this week | Weather report July 6-10

Today (July 6): Sunny with a high of 83 °F and a low of 59 °F tonight. Wednesday (July 7): Partly cloudy with a high… Continue reading

Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial: Lifting restrictions doen’t mean pandemic is over

We have work to do to increase the number of vaccinations.

Cartoon by Frank Shiers
Auburn Police are looking for these suspects for a robbery that devolved into a shooting on Sunday, June 20. Photo courtesy Auburn Police Department.

Auburn Police seek robbery and shooting suspects

The Auburn Police Department is looking for these two suspects, who are wanted for a robbery that turned into a shooting. It appears that they… Continue reading

Auburn Police are looking for these suspects for a robbery that devolved into a shooting on Sunday, June 20. Photo courtesy Auburn Police Department.
An estuary of Puget Sound. Photo courtesy Washington Department of Ecology.

DOE awarding $312 million to communities for clean water projects

DOE awarding $312 million to communities for clean water projects The Washington Department of Ecology is awarding $312 million in grants and loans that could… Continue reading

An estuary of Puget Sound. Photo courtesy Washington Department of Ecology.
Interstate 90. Photo courtesy of Wikiwand.com.

Police bust woman for chucking bottle off overpass onto I-90

Seattle Police arrested a 40-year-old homeless woman on a charge of reckless endangerment for allegedly dropping a bottle off an overpass onto eastbound I-90 early… Continue reading

Interstate 90. Photo courtesy of Wikiwand.com.
A busy commute on Interstate 5 near Seattle on July 1, 2021. Photo courtesy of WSDOT

Traffic for Thursday morning

8:17 a.m.: On I-5 southbound just north of South Albro Place an earlier incident blocking the two right lanes has been cleared. 8:08 a.m.: Maintenance… Continue reading

A busy commute on Interstate 5 near Seattle on July 1, 2021. Photo courtesy of WSDOT
Take care for road workers this busy Independence Day weekend. Courtesy photo, WSDOT

WSDOT urges drivers to watch for work zones this holiday weekend

Staff reports: Recent collisions have severely injured or even killed state highway workers while they were serving the public — injuries and deaths that could… Continue reading

Take care for road workers this busy Independence Day weekend. Courtesy photo, WSDOT
Shortly after tow truck technician, David Rios, lost his leg in a collision, his employer — Chappelle’s Towing, LLC. — and Clark County Fire District 6 joined AAA Washington to create a PSA with the support of and participation from WSDOT highway crew, WSP troopers and operators from Speed’s Towing, TLC Towing & Recovery, and Triple J Towing. Photo courtesy of AAA.

In new PSA, emergency responders urge drivers to protect them, follow this law

On the eve of what is predicted to be the busiest Independence Day Holiday ever for road trips, AAA Washington — in partnership with Clark… Continue reading

Shortly after tow truck technician, David Rios, lost his leg in a collision, his employer — Chappelle’s Towing, LLC. — and Clark County Fire District 6 joined AAA Washington to create a PSA with the support of and participation from WSDOT highway crew, WSP troopers and operators from Speed’s Towing, TLC Towing & Recovery, and Triple J Towing. Photo courtesy of AAA.

Transit returning to full capacity

Riders soon will have more public transportation options as buses, trains and ferries in the Puget Sound region return to full capacity and open all… Continue reading

This photo from WSDOT’s Twitter feed on June 30 shows a new attenuator and an attenuator that was damaged in a recent work zone crash.

King County traffic report | June 30

Wednesday morning, June 30 SR 410 Eastbound - Road work on State Route 410 eastbound from milepost 13.37 near 181st Avenue East to milepost 16.7… Continue reading

This photo from WSDOT’s Twitter feed on June 30 shows a new attenuator and an attenuator that was damaged in a recent work zone crash.

County Council identifies two finalists for law enforcement oversight job

The King County Council has narrowed its search for a new director of the Office of Law Enforcement Oversight to two finalists. The finalists are… Continue reading

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Cooler temperatures

The National Weather Service forecasts that the upper-level high pressure system responsible for the historic stretch of heat that broiled the Northwest over recent days… Continue reading

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The future Overlake Village Station is at street level, adjacent to SR 520. Civil construction of the station will be complete this year. Courtesy photo, Sound Transit.

Sound Transit seeks public input on transit-oriented development at future Overlake Village Station in Redmond

Sound Transit wants to hear what the public thinks about the future development of about two acres of land at the future Overlake Village Station… Continue reading

The future Overlake Village Station is at street level, adjacent to SR 520. Civil construction of the station will be complete this year. Courtesy photo, Sound Transit.
Courtesy of the National Weather Service

Washington broils under record-breaking heat; cooler temperatures forecast for Tuesday

Additional oppressive heat blistered the Pacific Northwest on Monday (June 28) before the core of the unprecedented heat shifts into interior sections of the region… Continue reading

Courtesy of the National Weather Service
Dave and Buster's restaurant and entertainment venue looks to hire 130 people to staff its Bellevue venue, set to open in August. Photo courtesy Dave and Busters.

Dave and Buster’s hiring 130 for August opening in Bellevue

Dave and Buster’s restaurant and entertainment venue opens in downtown Bellevue on Aug. 30 and is now looking to find 130 people to join the… Continue reading

Dave and Buster's restaurant and entertainment venue looks to hire 130 people to staff its Bellevue venue, set to open in August. Photo courtesy Dave and Busters.