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King County Parks acquires more than 100 acres on Vashon

We are elated to announce a 110-acre Vashon property, rich with community events and ecological habitat, has been purchased by King County Parks for stewardship as protected public open space. Temporarily called “Wax Orchard,” this property is home to 4 miles of trails and large open pasture and fields where the annual Vashon Sheepdog Classic has been held.
KING COUNTY, WA
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Man stabbed and left with ‘serious injuries’ in Overlake area

A 30-year-old male is in custody on investigation of assault following a stabbing in the Overlake area this morning near 148th Ave NE and NE 24th St., according to the Bellevue Police Department. Just before 8 a.m., officers received a call that a person had been stabbed multiple times and...
BELLEVUE, WA
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Seattle minimum wage will rise in 2023

The minimum wage in Seattle will go up in 2023, but how much depends on the employer. Seattle's Office of Labor Standards has set the city's new minimum wage for small and large employers to between $16.50 and $18.69. The new wages start on Jan. 1. The new $16.50 rate...
SEATTLE, WA
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Suspect arrested in stabbing near Bellevue school

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Police in Bellevue have arrested a man in a Tuesday morning stabbing near a middle school. Shortly before 8 a.m., officers were called to 148th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 24th Street in the Overlake area for a report that someone had been stabbed several times and the suspect was seen walking away.
BELLEVUE, WA
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Retail theft plaguing Western Washington

Crooks targeting businesses continue to be a problem throughout Western Washington. Tuesday morning, Tacoma Police say thieves used a stolen truck to crash into a store.
TACOMA, WA
KUOW

First Lady Jill Biden to visit Western Washington Friday

First Lady Jill Biden will spend a couple days visiting the Seattle-Tacoma area Friday and Saturday. The first lady's schedule states she will arrive Friday afternoon in King County. She's making stops to discuss community colleges, celebrate the children of military and veterans, and attend a fundraiser for Senator Patty...
SEATTLE, WA
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Snoqualmie Summit Mountain Bike Park Opens

The multiyear design-build collaboration between the Summit at Snoqualmie, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance recently debuted its long-awaited mountain bike park. After three summer seasons of trail building and nearly a decade of feasibility evaluations, planning, environmental reviews, and permitting, mountain bikers are now able...
SNOQUALMIE, WA
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New Chess Park Erected In Honor of Seattle Police Detective Denise “Cookie” Bouldin

The community recently celebrated the grand opening of the Detective Cookie Chess Park in Southeast Seattle. The park name after Seattle Police Detective Denise Bouldin, affectionately known throughout the city as “Detective Cookie”, is a symbol of Bouldin’s work with youth and a continuation of efforts towards racial equity, youth opportunities, and anti-violence.
SEATTLE, WA
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Redmond man dies from natural causes during hike

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on Saturday September 24th, 41-year-old Swaminathan Sundaram of Redmond died while hiking Aasgard Pass south of Leavenworth, WA. At approximately 10:00 am RiverCom Dispatch was advised of multiple InReach activations in the area of Aasgard Pass. The activations indicated there was a medical emergency and they needed help.
REDMOND, WA
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15 Best Restaurants in Renton, WA

The southeastern Washington city of Renton is a lot more than just the training home for the Seattle Seahawks. This ever-growing holdover from yesteryear has some of the best dining establishments in the state. The historic downtown area reflects the city’s culinary diversity by way of its many shops and...
RENTON, WA
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A New Climate-Focused Seattle Fried Chicken Chain Plans Massive Growth

Ethan Stowell, one of Seattle’s most successful restauranteurs, is about to launch what’s probably his biggest project to date: a casual climate-focused fried chicken sandwich chain called Mt. Joy. Stowell, who owns about 20 restaurants in the Seattle area — from Queen Anne’s upscale Italian restaurant How To...
SEATTLE, WA

WA offers $4K bonuses to combat homeless-service worker crisis

Ashleigh Desvigne-Lee’s work has never been easy. She’s the lead family advocate with YWCA's Project Reunite, a program that provides supportive housing and classes for parents experiencing homelessness and drug addiction in order to get them stabilized and reunited with their children. But the pandemic has made things...
SEATTLE, WA
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