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Former interim Seattle PD chief is new King County chief deputy

Jim Pugel is a 32-year police veteran who is well-known for advocating programs that put low-level drug offenders into treatment instead of jail. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

1st in-state case of West Nile Virus since 2012

The Washington state Department of Health said a Walla Walla County man in his 20s was likely exposed near his home and is in the hospital. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Back-to-school money-saving tips

Before you go shopping, take inventory of what you already have. Believe it or not, rummaging around in your drawers, cabinets and garage can, by far, save you the most money. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Tax refunds for wildfire-damaged homes in Okanogan

The county is readjusting property taxes for people who suffered losses in the state’s largest fire, known as the Carlton Complex. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Macklemore takes Ice Bucket Challenge, nominates 3 Sonics

During a concert in Germany, Macklemore had the bucket of ice water dumped on him in front of 30,000 fans. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Jenise Wright's parents in custody hearing Monday

After Jenise disappeared, Child Protective Services removed Jenise‚Äôs 8-year-old brother and 12-year-old sister from the home of their parents, Jim and Denise Wright. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Fatal stabbing at Bellevue Burger King restaurant

A man died after he was stabbed at a Burger King on NE 24th St. in Bellevue on Sunday afternoon. A suspect was found nearby and was taken into custody. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Money starts to flow in for Washington gun initiatives

While Washington state voters won’t vote on two competing gun-related ballot measures for months, money is already pouring into the campaigns in advance of the November election. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Bodies found inside Spanaway home

The Pierce County Sheriff’s office is investigating after two bodies were found inside a residence in Spanaway Sunday morning. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Seattle Hempfest 2014

Big crowds were at Seattle’s Hempfest over the weekend. The festival, which spans three waterfront parks, features all sorts of marijuana and hemp-related businesses, organizations and vendors. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites