Past Tolt floodplain project untested, but working well for fish

This King County video still shows baby salmon swimming in the Tolt River, where a 2009 river project improved habitat. - Courtesy photo
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Since the fall of 2009 when King County completed a levee removal project in Tolt Mac-Donald Park, Carnation, the Tolt River hasn’t seen significant flooding. It’s a good thing for the surrounding area, but not a true test of the project, which is similar to the Upper Carlson Floodplain Restoration project underway near Fall City.

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Money matters in heated 30th District Senate race | Inside Politics

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You can tell the race for the 30th District Senate seat between Democrat Shari Song and Republican Mark Miloscia is of statewide significance as the gloves came off this week.

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Man arrested for wielding machete at Burger King | Federal Way Police Blotter

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The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

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Give me an 'F,' give me a 'B': Foster's new turf is almost ready to go

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The new green FieldTurf at Foster's Werner Neudorf Stadium is in place and the end zones have been an empty field of purple, until Thursday.

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Coupon craze and citizen journalists | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

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Q: Mr. Federal Way, I heard that in addition to the fine news the Mirror provides, the newspaper is also stuffed with great coupons.