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Police seize more than 120 marijuana plants at a Tukwila home Jan. 10. Photo courtesy Tukwila Police Department Facebook

Police seize more than 120 marijuana plants

Detectives with the Tukwila Anti-Crime Unit with the assistance from SWAT and patrol officers served a warrant Jan. 10 at a residence in the McMicken… Continue reading

Police seize more than 120 marijuana plants at a Tukwila home Jan. 10. Photo courtesy Tukwila Police Department Facebook

Voter registration deadline Jan. 14 for Special Election

Citizens who want to vote in the Feb. 12 special election have until Monday, Jan. 14 to register to vote or update voter registration information… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2019

House fire in SeaTac|Puget Sound Regional Fire

There was a fire in a single-story home in SeaTac.

  • Jan 10, 2019
Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg said the opening of the library is a milestone in the new Tukwila Village development. File photo

Mayor announces reelection bid

A more in depth feature will run in the January edition of the Reporter.

Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg said the opening of the library is a milestone in the new Tukwila Village development. File photo
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Seattle area braces for three-week SR 99 closure

Expect more congestion, longer commutes

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King County considers building 44,000 affordable housing units by 2024

A report on housing released in December was accepted by the King County Council on Monday.

Donate blood in support of nation’s law enforcement officers|Bloodworks Northwest

Bloodworks Northwest and Washington State C.O.P.S are partnering to encourage community members to donate blood on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

  • Jan 7, 2019
AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Climate change could kill salmon’s sense of smell

A report released by UW last month highlights further dangers higher CO2 levels pose to coho salmon.

Plan ahead for Viaduct closure|WSDOT

There are new videos available to help navigate when the new SR 99 tunnel opens.

  • Jan 3, 2019

How does Texas ACA ruling affect Washington?

A ruling last week from a Texas judge striking down the ACA will likely be overturned.

It looks a lot like Inslee is running for president

New statements and political fundraising from Gov. Inslee point toward a 2020 presidential bid

King County released lists of 2018 top pet names

Bella and Luna are among the list of top pet names for cats and dogs.

  • Jan 2, 2019

34-year-old charged with second degree murder

Deon Anthony Robinson, Jr. reportedly shot and killed a 32-year-old male Dec. 2 in Tukwila.

State Supreme Court upholds King County youth jail levy

The decision, issued Dec. 27, sided with King County and allows it to keep collecting revenue.

$22 million from will go towards electric transit buses and low-emission school buses

The grant is from the federal Volkswagen settlement.

  • Dec 26, 2018
Jim House and Michelle Torresdiaz demonstrate King County’s new Text to 911 service on Dec. 20. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

King County launches text to 911 service

The service will help the hearing impaired and those experiencing domestic violence.

Jim House and Michelle Torresdiaz demonstrate King County’s new Text to 911 service on Dec. 20. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo
Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

Elder abuse cases are on the rise in Washington

Local agencies and geriatric care managers aim to increase public awareness about the epidemic.

Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

$3.3 million boosts lead removal work in Washington|Department of Health

Health officials at DOH were recently awarded $3.3 million in grant funding to address lead hazards in homes for low-income families with children.

  • Dec 20, 2018

Puget Sound prepares for the big one

Three years after an alarming report made national headlines, locals are quietly preparing disaster.