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Sinkhole closes busy King County road
It could be a tough drive for commuters in the Kenmore and Bothell area for the next few days. A sinkhole has caused an emergency closure of the Sammamish River Bridge. The Northshore Utility District says contractors were working on the bridge installing a casing to relocate the sewer line when a s
Get HIV, Hepatitis Tests If This Is Your Dentist: King County
BURIEN, WA - A dentist office in Burien has been shut down by the state due to poor disinfection and sterilization practices, and King County is advising former patients to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C.
Road failure leads to closure of Sammamish River Bridge in Kenmore
KENMORE, Wash. -- Drivers who use the Sammamish River Bridge in Kenmore have to find alternate ways to get across the water after the road failed during a construction project.
Whole Foods won’t have to reopen Bellevue store, court says
Whole Foods can’t be forced to reopen a small Bellevue store that it closed last fall, a state appeals court ruled Monday. The Amazon-owned grocery chain opened a Whole Foods 365 store in 2016, bringing the smaller, less expensive version of its high-end markets to Bellevue Square. About a year late
Diversity surges on the Eastside, especially in Microsoft’s hometown, but stalls in Seattle
Like America as a whole, King County has become a much more diverse place. It’s remarkable to think that in 1990 — not all that long ago — the county’s population was close to 85 percent white.
Slog AM: Redmond Is Diversifying Faster Than Seattle, Twice as Many High School Students Are Vaping This Year
Redmond's rapid diversification: Faster than Seattle? Yup. According to FYI Guy Gene Balk, the Eastside is diversifying speedily while Seattle, as he puts it, stalls. Last year, Bellevue had become "the county’s most recent city where people of color make up at least half the population," and Balk s
Sinkhole closes Sammamish River Bridge near Kenmore
KENMORE, Wash. -- The Sammamish River bridge in the Kenmore area is completely shut down. The bridge is on 68th Avenue near the Inglewood Golf Club. Officials said a sinkhole developed under the southbound lanes when crews were working on a boring project south of the bridge Monday evening.
Pedestrian hit and killed in Kent
KENT, Wash. - A pedestrian has been hit and killed on an onramp to southbound SR 167 in Kent. It happened on 84th Avenue South at about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday. The ramp to southbound SR 167 is closed while officers investigate.
Redmond: See 5 Nearby Homes For Sale
REDMOND, WA — When you're looking for some fresh digs, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious hunting online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
Suspects in Lacey carjacking attempts arrested in King County
Police say two people wanted for two attempted carjackings in Lacey this month were arrested over the weekend in King County. According to police, on Dec. 6 officers were called to check on a man and woman in a vehicle in the parking lot of a McDonald’s on Sleater Kinney Road Southeast.
King County Seeks MLK Jr. Art For Annual Celebration
From King County: He is America's foremost human rights leader, a man whose image King County is proud to have as its logo. As King County prepares for its annual celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., county officials are inviting the public to become part of th
2018 Puget Sound Christmas Travel Forecast: Which Days To Avoid
BELLEVUE, WA - Want to know when not to drive during the pre-Christmas week? Wednesday evening between 4 and 6 p.m. That's according to the 2018 Christmas travel forecast from INRIX and AAA. Traffic could be up to 2-1/4 times worse than usual during the evening rush hour on Wednesday.
Events This Week in Seattle! 12/17-12/23/18
See what’s coming up in and around town this week in Seattle!. SEATTLE SECULAR SOLSTICE 2018 on Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 from 4 to 9:30 p.m. at The Factory Luxe in Seattle!
Walen Resigns As Mayor Effective In January
From The City of Kirkland:Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen announced during the City Council meeting on Tuesday, December 11, that in order to fully commit herself to her newly elected role as State Representative for the 48th District, she would be resigning from her position on the Kirkland City Council e
King County raising awareness of medicine return drop boxes
Those unused prescribed drugs languishing in your medicine cabinet could lead to a loved one’s addiction. Public Health — Seattle & King County is trying to stop this common avenue to opioid addiction by making it as easy for residents to dispose of the drugs in medical drop boxes throughout the cou
Woman hit by tree branch in Bothell in critical condition
BOTHELL, Wash. - - With wind speeds between 50 and 60 miles per hour in some areas, power lines and tree branches in Bothell just couldn’t withstand Friday night’s storm. “This tree has a history of losing branches so I came out to check it and I noticed a branch across my truck. So I figured I’d pi
Terrifying Images From Redmond Jack In The Box Robbery Released
REDMOND, WA - Redmond police have released terrifying images of a Sunday armed robbery at the downtown-area Jack In The Box. The surveillance photos show the armed robbers jumping over a counter and holding a gun to an employee's head.
Bellevue CEO pays off Walmart layaways for 110 Washington families
Christmas is often recognized as the season of giving, and one local CEO based out of Bellevue took that to heart recently, when he paid off the layaways for 110 families in Washington.
49ers CB Richard Sherman irks former Seahawks teammates
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – When Richard Sherman downplayed Seattle’s success by describing the Seahawks as a “middle of the road” team a few weeks ago, his former teammates took offense.
'She needed help:' Bothell man rushes to save neighbor unconscious from fallen tree limb
BOTHELL, Wash. – On Friday evening, Mike Wicklund stepped outside during the windstorm to check on a problem tree notorious for downed branches. Wicklund saw big limbs sitting on the ground outside his Bothell home. He then saw his neighbor lying there unconscious.