Tag Archives: King County

Additional trout releases to focus on lakes in Seven Western Washington counties

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is stocking 47 western Washington lakes with 340,000 catchable-size trout this fall. This is nearly four times more fish than were released last fall in western Washington. WDFW is currently stocking lakes

FBI seeks information on bank robber nicknamed the ‘Quick-Change Bandit’

Quick Change Bandit

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is seeking information about a bank robber nicknamed the “Quick-Change Bandit.” The unidentified bank robber is believed to have robbed at least two different banks within an hour on Monday, August 18 and changed

West Nile virus infection confirmed in Washington resident

Washington West Nile Virus

A Walla Walla County man is the first Washington resident in 2014 known to have been infected with West Nile virus in our state. The man in his 20s was likely exposed near his home and was hospitalized. The infection

Mason County search crews find missing 10-year old safe Friday morning

Hernandez family after Nathan was brought back to them

Search-and-rescue crews have located the 10-year old boy missing in Mason County overnight, spotted by helicopter around 9:30, he was reported safe shortly after. Searchers from Grays Harbor, Thurston, Pierce and Mason counties searched for the boy after he disappeared

2014 WA Primary: Your vote, your voice

2014 Primary Election Map Washington

by Brian Zylstra Ten years after Washington voters adopted the Top 2 Primary system by initiative, it’s time for the 2014 edition. Check your mail over the next few days for your Primary ballot.  Although it’s a mid-term election, there

Measles case count up from last year, continuing to spread in Western Washington

Measles update in Washington

Washington has had more measles cases so far this year than in the past five years combined. State health officials are sounding the alarm to remind people that vaccination is the best protection against the spread of this serious and

Washington Attorney General files lawsuit against company behind failed crowdfunded project

Asylum playing cards

Consumers who financially backed a failed crowdfunding project are finally getting some backing of their own. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed the first consumer protection lawsuit in the nation involving crowdfunding on Thursday. Crowdfunding is a way for

Repeat offender sentenced to 14 years after stealing guns and Marijuana from Grower/Distributor

King County Sheriff’s Office

A federal felon who was still under court supervision when he committed an armed robbery of a marijuana distributor was sentenced to 14 years in prison, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan last week. MELVIN CHARLES SLAUGHTER, 31, was on

State disciplines health care providers

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against health care providers in our state. The department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions, and advisory committees to set licensing standards

State revokes, suspends licenses, certifications, registrations of health care providers

OLYMPIA ¾ The Washington State Department of Health has revoked or suspended the licenses, certifications, or registrations of health care providers in our state. The department has also immediately suspended the credentials of people who have been prohibited from practicing