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Main Street Bridge. Courtesy of WSDOT.

Full closure of I-405 set for Father’s Day weekend in Bellevue

Signs with detour routes will be available; closure will take place from June 17-20 to demolish Main Street Bridge.

Main Street Bridge. Courtesy of WSDOT.
Threats allegedly made by a Juanita High School student (Screenshot from Tweet made by @garywalton73)

Juanita High School student charged with felonies after threatening peers on social media

“You’ll end up like this kids in Uvalde,” local student threatened classmates.

Threats allegedly made by a Juanita High School student (Screenshot from Tweet made by @garywalton73)
Cascadia College graduates prepare for the commencement ceremony. Courtesy of Cascadia College.

Cascadia College’s Class of 2022 walks across the stage

It was the college’s first in-person graduation ceremony since 2019.

Cascadia College graduates prepare for the commencement ceremony. Courtesy of Cascadia College.
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King County Local Dive podcast
Snoqualmie River Flooding Forecast (Courtesy of US Geological Survey)

Snoqualmie Valley farmers are concerned about unusual June floods

Spokesperson says infrastructure, soil and crop sales are all in danger for the low-lying farms.

Snoqualmie River Flooding Forecast (Courtesy of US Geological Survey)
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City of Kenmore presented with Municipal Excellence Award for ARPA response

Kenmore was one of that five Washington cities that were recognized for their creative ideas.

Kenmore City Logo
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Report examines King County Sheriff’s Office misconduct investigations

Ninety-one employees had multiple allegations of misconduct made against them in 2021.

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Electric trucks being assembled in Renton (Screenshot from King County video)

King County to use electric heavy duty trucks to transport garbage with lower emissions

Among the first Class 8 battery-electric trucks in America operated by a waste management agency.

Electric trucks being assembled in Renton (Screenshot from King County video)
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King County Local Dive podcast
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King County’s unemployment rate at all-time low

The Employment Security Department recorded an unemployment rate of 1.9% in the county.

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Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.

Public health officials confirm case of monkeypox in King County

Health officials say the positive case does not pose a significant risk to public health

Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.
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City of Kenmore to raise Progress Pride Flag for month of June

The flag raising ceremony will take place on June 1 at 8:30 a.m. at Kenmore City Hall.

City of Kenmore - Submitted art
Courtesy of Hazardous Waste Management Program.

Study: Lead exposure linked to kitchen cookware from Afghan refugees in King County

The issue was first noticed in Afghan children in King County, but more communities may be at risk.

Courtesy of Hazardous Waste Management Program.
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King County Local Dive podcast
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn, who is running for U.S. Congress in the 8th District, speaks to supporters in March. Photo courtesy of Dunn’s Facebook campaign page

Against the grain: Reagan Dunn holds the torch for King County conservatives

What it means to be the top Republican in a liberal King County government.

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn, who is running for U.S. Congress in the 8th District, speaks to supporters in March. Photo courtesy of Dunn’s Facebook campaign page
Parents in Kelowna lack confidence in the vaccination (Metro Creative Graphics Photo)

State health department approves Pfizer booster for kids ages 5-11

The move comes as COVID-19 cases are increasing in King County

Parents in Kelowna lack confidence in the vaccination (Metro Creative Graphics Photo)
Patti Cole-Tindall (Courtesy of King County)

Patti Cole-Tindall is officially confirmed as the new King County Sheriff

After serving as the interim sheriff since January, the King County Council unanimously voted to confirm Patti Cole-Tindall as the new King County Sheriff on… Continue reading

Patti Cole-Tindall (Courtesy of King County)
World War II veterans in Auburn, Wash. File photo

Washington ranks 7th among states for number of World War II veterans

12,364 WWII veterans are living in the state, with a total population of 517,912 military veterans.

World War II veterans in Auburn, Wash. File photo
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Use your King County library card to explore the outdoors

KCLS cardholders can check out a Discover Pass for two weeks to explore public lands.

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Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.

King County identifies first presumptive monkeypox case

The illness is not as easily transmitted compared to COVID-19, according to health officer.

Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.