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Too Good To Go app aims to creatively reduce food waste

Nearly 40 percent of all food goes to waste worldwide, according to compnay spokesperson.

23 hours ago

Auditors find racial disparities in King County contracts

BIPOC-owned businesses earn contract bids at a much lower rate than white-owned businesses.

4 days ago

Washington can expect a warmer, drier summer – and more wildfires

The threat of wildfires in much of Washington state is expected to be above average this summer as hot and…

6 days ago

State to allow ‘Joints for Jabs’ promotions to support vaccinations

Retailers temporarily allowed to provide a joint for adults vaccinated at in-store clinics

1 week ago

Eye of the bee-holder: Urban beekeeping buzzes in the Pacific Northwest

How a young man on-track to become a doctor found his calling in an ancient trade.

1 week ago

As vax rates ease in WA, here come the prizes — including $1 million

Incentives range from big cash drawings to sports tickets and tuition. Drawings start next week.

2 weeks ago

Washington no longer on pace to beat June 30 vaccine goal

Reaching 70% of adults with at least one shot would trigger the state to drop most COVID-19 restrictions.

2 weeks ago

King County Council approves facial recognition technology ban

Software ban applies to King County Sheriff’s Office

2 weeks ago

PSE’s electric customer rates increasing slightly

The new rates will go into effect July 1

2 weeks ago

Backyard cottages might offer a partial solution to King County’s housing problem

Some cities are embracing the solution better than others.

2 weeks ago

King County health officials urge caution around rivers, lakes

Warm Memorial Day weekend weather expected to draw people to swimming, boating

3 weeks ago

WA firefighters brace for potentially busy weekend

Washington state Department of Natural Resources firefighters were preparing for what could have been a busy Memorial Day weekend after…

3 weeks ago

Utility bill assistance available now | Consumer alert

Disconnection ban ends on July 31

3 weeks ago

She couldn’t breathe: Child dies from asthma attack at Renton medical clinic

Family of Kaloni Bolton, 12, seeks answers as to why staff couldn’t treat her.

3 weeks ago

Proud Boy ‘Milkshake’ from WA arrested in Capitol siege

Daniel Lyons Scott was “one of the first” to push into U.S. Capitol police lines on Jan. 6, according to…

4 weeks ago

Shortage of truck drivers causing fuel shortages at gas stations

Suppliers struggle to keep up with increasing demand for fuel from travelers by car

4 weeks ago

Bank of America to increase minimum hourly wage to $25 by 2025

Raised pay to $20 per hour last year

4 weeks ago

State legislation to promote recycling, reduce plastic waste becomes law

Will ban polystyrene food ware, recreational coolers and packing peanuts

4 weeks ago

Should you keep masking up if you’re vaccinated?

Think about it, says King County’s top doctor.

4 weeks ago

State Patrol leads multi-agency effort to stop street racing

Racers take over streets/freeways in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties

1 month ago