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  • King County helps eligible veterans in criminal justice system get their lives back on track

    KING COUNTY, Wash. — The Regional Veterans Court was launched by the King County District Court in 2012 to assist veterans caught up in the criminal justice system. The program has served 415 veterans in King County who had a criminal charge. “We try to service vets who are involved in the system by addressing the underlying issues that may have caused them and contributed them to being in contact with the criminal justice system,” said King County District Court […]

  • Military members use the art of glass blowing as a form of therapy

    TACOMA, Wash. — Recovering from active military duty can be a challenge for some women and men who serve the country. A program in Tacoma helps military members rehabilitate their lives through art. Hot Shop Heroes began in 2013 and has since become popular among active military members and veterans. It’s an eight-week course that teaches glassblowing led by experienced instructors. Participants meet once a week at a hot shop located at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma. Jeremy Stringer […]

  • Sawant takes the lead over Orion in race for Seattle City Council District 3

    SEATTLE — Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant increased her lead over challenger Egan Orion on Friday evening in the closely watched race for District 3. Sawant had a 1,515-vote lead after the latest ballot count was released Friday evening.  She now has about 52 percent of the vote. Current Seattle city council member @cmkshama now leads by more than 1500 votes. She has trailed in this close district 3 election race all week until today. — AJ Janavel (@ajjanavelnews) […]

  • One of two former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia arrested in Seattle

    The two men, one of whom was arrested in Seattle, are accused of using their access at the social media giant to gather sensitive and nonpublic information on dissidents of the Saudi regime.

  • Orion holds substantial lead over Sawant while only 20 votes separate District 7

    Socialist Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant still trailed challenger Egan Orion by nearly 9 percent as of Wednesday afternoon.

  • Brave dog reunites with owner after getting lost in the mountains for nearly one month

    SEATTLE – A dog and its owner were reunited after the pup was lost in the woods for 28 days. Sierra Eberly and her dog Snow Beau cuddled at home Tuesday while he got readjusted to life indoors in Seattle. “Honestly, like I got a taste of true depression. It sounds kind of melodramatic. But he’s my Beau and I’d never felt that much heartache before,” said Eberly. Snow is just under a year old. Eberly described him as timid […]

  • Brother and sister killed in Lynnwood apartment fire were Shoreline Public Schools students

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. — South Snohomish County Fire Department investigators worked Monday to determine the cause of a deadly fire at Lynnwood Townhouse Apartments. A public information officer confirmed two siblings, a 15-year-old girl and 7-year-old boy, died in a raging fire that sparked at an apartment Sunday afternoon. The public information officer said the brother and sister were visiting a male relative who lived at the apartment. The two siblings were inside the home with him, an adult woman and […]

  • Emergency repairs force 10 days of lane closures on Seattle’s Aurora Bridge

    SEATTLE — Drivers in Seattle were caught in delays on State Route 99 Aurora Bridge as the first day of emergency construction on the bridge began. Crews with the Washington State Department of Transportation started repairing a deteriorated steel beam Friday on the 90-year-old bridge. WSDOT said all bridges were inspected at least once per year. Engineering Manager Ed Kane said inspectors discovered the corrosion on Aurora Bridge on Oct. 27. He said crews would repair the beam during an […]

  • Deputies: Thieves fire shot at SeaTac man trying to get his stolen mail back

    SEATAC, Wash. — The King County Sheriff’s Office say mail and identity theft is a growing problem in the county. One man in SeaTac was even shot at overnight Sunday while trying to get his mail back. “They got out, screamed some profanities and I tried to get their license plate number. I followed them down the street and he pulled over and he shot at me,” said the homeowner who did not want to be identified. “I crouched down. […]

  • Voters asked to approve levy for maintenance at Washington’s largest senior center

    BOTHELL, Wash. — Communities in north King County and south Snohomish County will see a property tax levy proposal on their Nov. 5 ballots to invest in aging adults and people with special needs/disabilities. The proposal calls for a levy to fund necessary maintenance at the Northshore Senior Center in Bothell. The center is owned by Northshore Parks and Recreation Service Area. Northshore Senior Center CEO Brooke Knight said none of the major repairs at the facility have been fixed […]

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