Steve Hunter

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800,000 ballots returned so far to King County Elections

55% of 1.4 million registered voters; turnout expected to hit 90%

 

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Eleven indicted in illegal marijuana trafficking investigation

Allegedly shipped illegal marijuana across the U.S.; locations in six South County cities searched

 

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State health experts: Flu vaccine should be considered ‘essential’ this year

Presence of COVID-19, flu viruses could put more people in the hospital

 

King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1

King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1

Fares were suspended in March due to COVID-19

King County Metro bus fares resume Oct. 1
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Union files charges against QFC, Fred Meyer over Black Lives Matter button ban

Grocery store workers condemn ban; QFC spokesperson says wristband options available to employees

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Tips to combat ‘unhealthy’ air from wildfire smoke | King County Emergency Management
Tips to combat ‘unhealthy’ air from wildfire smoke | King County Emergency Management
Constantine announces King County climate action plan

Constantine announces King County climate action plan

Plots an example of decreased stormwater pollution, urban flooding prevention, immigrant connections

Constantine announces King County climate action plan
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LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

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Courtesy Photo, YouthCare
AG Ferguson wants to require law enforcement statewide to report all uses of deadly force

AG Ferguson wants to require law enforcement statewide to report all uses of deadly force

Report to Legislature recommends centralized, easily accessible statewide website on incidents

AG Ferguson wants to require law enforcement statewide to report all uses of deadly force
King County fire chiefs release video message about COVID-19 pandemic

King County fire chiefs release video message about COVID-19 pandemic

‘Do not let up, we have come too far to go back’

King County fire chiefs release video message about COVID-19 pandemic
Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update

Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update

Brown Bear opens locations May 8

Car wash businesses can now operate in Washington | Update
Gyms, fitness centers must allow members to cancel memberships or face legal consequences

Gyms, fitness centers must allow members to cancel memberships or face legal consequences

State attorney general responds to consumer complaints during COVID-19 outbreak

Gyms, fitness centers must allow members to cancel memberships or face legal consequences
Vehicle theft in King County remains consistent during COVID-19 outbreak

Vehicle theft in King County remains consistent during COVID-19 outbreak

Thieves stole 61 vehicles in 48-hour period this week

Vehicle theft in King County remains consistent during COVID-19 outbreak
Distancing efforts working and must continue in key Washington counties

Distancing efforts working and must continue in key Washington counties

New report shows individual, household efforts having a positive impact

Distancing efforts working and must continue in key Washington counties
A rendering of what the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe’s new 18-story, 400-room hotel resort will look like when it is expected to open in 2021, next to its main casino in Auburn. COURTESY IMAGE, Tribe/Smarthouse Creative

State Department of Commerce announces $5 million emergency response grant for tribes

All tribal communities across the state will have access to funding to help with COVID-19 response

A rendering of what the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe’s new 18-story, 400-room hotel resort will look like when it is expected to open in 2021, next to its main casino in Auburn. COURTESY IMAGE, Tribe/Smarthouse Creative
Initial state claims for unemployment benefits remain at historical highs
Initial state claims for unemployment benefits remain at historical highs
Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers

State Insurance Commissioner Kreidler issues request

Insurers should consider refunds of auto premiums to Washington drivers
King County reduces jail population by more than 600

King County reduces jail population by more than 600

At facilities in Kent, Seattle

King County reduces jail population by more than 600
King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest man after I-5 standoff in Kent

King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest man after I-5 standoff in Kent

Incident began in Issaquah early Tuesday morning

King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest man after I-5 standoff in Kent