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Incarcerated and infirmed: How Northwest Detention Center is failing sick inmates

Inadequate medical care plagues immigrants at facility, but ICE claims otherwise

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Barn fire in SeaTac

An abandoned building was damaged by a fire early Sunday morning.

  • Oct 8, 2018
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State Parks releases interactive ADA recreation map

Washington State Parks launched an interactive online recreation map developed for people with disabilities.

  • Oct 5, 2018

It’s that time of year again

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 8 for the general election.

  • Oct 4, 2018

Executive Dow Constantine proposes $11.6 Billion budget

With King County’s finances already stretched thin, Constantine’s budget largely maintains current services while making investments in transit, law enforcement, and juvenile justice reform.

Light rail service through Tukwila will be disrupted

Link light rail service between the Rainier Beach and Tukwila International Boulevard stations this weekend will experience single-track operations and a one-day stoppage while crews make track repairs in the area.

  • Oct 2, 2018

Secure gun storage ordinance approved by King County Council

A Bellevue-based gun rights group has already vowed legal action in response.

NASA chief historian speaks at Museum of Flight

Chief historian, Bill Barry, will be at the museum on Oct. 6.

  • Sep 28, 2018

Locked up and poor

King County courts use money bail to incarcerate defendants before trial. Should the system be reformed?

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Washington students awarded coast guard foundation scholarships

Both students are from the South Seattle area.

  • Sep 24, 2018
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State Patrol focus on distracted driving

Starting today, Sept. 21, there will be a statewide emphasis on distracted driving that will last until Sept. 23.

  • Sep 21, 2018
Democratic incumbent Rep. Adam Smith of Washington’s 9th Congressional District (right) and challenger Sarah Smith discuss the issues facing the district during a forum the Mirror hosted on Sept. 19. Andy Hobbs/staff photo

Smith vs. Smith: Two Democrats clash in 9th Congressional District forum

Democratic socialist Sarah Smith seeks ‘bold new progressive vision’ in bid to replace incumbent Adam Smith.

Democratic incumbent Rep. Adam Smith of Washington’s 9th Congressional District (right) and challenger Sarah Smith discuss the issues facing the district during a forum the Mirror hosted on Sept. 19. Andy Hobbs/staff photo

New State Library partnership provides access to thousands of news sources

More than 11,000 news sources will be available to Washington researchers

  • Sep 20, 2018

New crime mapping system available to the public

The Tukwila Police Department announced on Facebook Sept. 7 a crime mapping program that is now available to the public. The map is available via… Continue reading

Tukwila’s first charter school is now open

The school currently has about 180 students enrolled in it.

Female became verbally aggressive at bar|Police Blotter

The following entries were posted on the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook page: Wednesday, Aug. 29 Fight: 16300 block 42nd Avenue South A female from Renton… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2018

New deputy chief named at police department

Deputy Chief Eric Drever has been with the department for about 24 years, but took over as deputy chief Sept. 1.

Photo by Kayse Angel

Students, staff return to the classroom following strike

School officially started for students on Sept. 10.

Photo by Kayse Angel

Immigrant youth vulnerable to abuse in Puget Sound area centers

Federally-funded facilities struggle to maintain health and safety of minors stuck in limbo

The new school year began this morning

Tukwila schools were back in session following a reached agreement between the district and its staff.