Tukwila's First Family, the Haggertons, celebrate with a big meal – and each other

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 2:54PM

“We have a close family,” says Mayor Jim Haggerton of Tukwila’s ‘First Family.’ “We get together on all of our birthdays and special occasions, especially Christmas time is important to all of us to get together.”


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Brown family suing state, claim lack of supervision led to son's death

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Dec 19, 2014 at 11:47AM

Alajawan Brown was shot in the back on April 29, 2010, by Curtis John Walker, who mistook him for a gang member.

120 police agencies targeting impaired driving this holiday season

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 11:11AM

In the emphasis patrols, state troopers work right alongside county sheriff’s deputies and city police officers and are guided by data that helps predict the areas where DUIs are most likely to cause a tragedy.

County executive proposes replacement for aging emergency radio network

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 10:37AM

The radio network is owned by four entities: the Eastside Public Safety Communications Agency, which includes the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, and Mercer Island; Valley Communications, which includes Auburn, Kent, Federal Way, Renton, and Tukwila; and King County and the City of Seattle. The network would be used by first responders in all 39 cities and unincorporated King County.

Inslee budget includes billions for transportation projects, education

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 10:31AM

Gov. Jay Inslee revealed his budget this week in separate portions, ending with his revenue strategy on Thursday. Staff members from Reporter newspapers met later that day in Bellevue to discuss the budget with the governor.

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