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Asian women and racial violence in the aftermath of Atlanta | Guest column

In her famous essay “The Laugh of the Medusa,” Hélène Cixous resurrects the myth of Medusa — a gorgon whose…

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King County Sheriff fires detective who fatally shot Black Diamond man in 2019

Sheriff found deputy’s actions “demonstrated a disregard for the public, (his) partner and (himself)”.

3 days ago

State releases February unemployment data

February unemployment in King County sat at 5.3%, which marked a decrease from the prior month, but was still double…

3 days ago

More than 20 arrested across the Puget Sound in drug distribution conspiracy

DOJ says law enforcement agencies seized over 70 guns and hundreds of thousands in cash.

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King County municipal courts offer limited time warrant amnesty program

The program is intended to mitigate court backlog of warrants during pandemic.

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King County needs more lawyers to attack backlog of cases

6,107 open cases is double the normal amount for King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

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Those who switched to telework have higher income, education and better health

U.S. Census Bureau report breaks down the numbers nationwide

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Study finds drastic increase in WA properties deemed at-risk of flooding

Analyst suggests climate change is responsible for increased flood risks.

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King County looks at forming hate crime unit in Sheriff’s Office

Four deputies would be assigned to group

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Solved: Arsonist behind 1987 firefighter’s death was only 12

For 34 years, a blaze at the old Everett Community College library was a mystery. Now Elmer Nash, 47, has…

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Inslee: K-12 schools can reduce COVID social distancing

The governor reduced social distancing requirements for K-12 classrooms from 6 feet to 3 feet.

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First large-scale, human composting facility in the world will open in Auburn

“It’s what nature meant us to do. We just do it faster.”

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State launches new Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention

Office will focus on community gun violence disproportionately impacting communities of color

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Constantine proposes $600 million King County COVID-19 supplemental budget

Plan includes $337 million from American Rescue Plan Act

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Insurers told to stop using credit scores to set rates

A ban of that practice will be in place until the pandemic is over, Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler says.

2 weeks ago

Meet area code 564: The new kid in town is gaining ground

The newest area code in Washington has infiltrated 360 territory, and 425, 206 and 253 are next.

3 weeks ago

Finding farmland in King County is a perpetual struggle

High prices and a lack of available land has pushed the price per acre sky-high.

3 weeks ago

Inslee expands eligibility with vaccine supply rising

He’s also extending moratoria on evictions and utility cut-offs and easing rules for nursing home visits.

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