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Man falls from scaffolding on Front Street

  • Nov 3, 2016 at 9:20PM

A 70-year-old man was seriously injured when he fell from scaffolding on to his head on the sidewalk on Front Street in Coupeville Thursday.

Former Snoqualmie officer pleads guilty on civil rights charge; prohibited from law enforcement work for 15 years

  • Nov 2, 2016 at 4:57PM

Nicholas Hogan, 36, a former Tukwila and Snoqualmie Police Officer pleaded guilty Nov. 2 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to Deprivation of Rights Under Color of Law for an attack on a handcuffed man at a Seattle hospital, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. Under the terms of his plea agreement, Hogan is prohibited from seeking employment as a police officer or security guard for 15 years. U.S.

Former Snoqualmie officer pleads guilty on civil rights charge; prohibited from law enforcement work for 15 years

  • Nov 2, 2016 at 5:32PM

Nicholas Hogan, 36, a former Tukwila and Snoqualmie Police Officer pleaded guilty Nov. 2 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to Deprivation of Rights Under Color of Law for an attack on a handcuffed man at a Seattle hospital, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. Under the terms of his plea agreement, Hogan is prohibited from seeking employment as a police officer or security guard for 15 years. U.S.

45th District State Sen. Andy Hill dies of lung cancer

  • Nov 1, 2016 at 5:26PM

State Sen. Andy Hill, 54, of Redmond passed away this afternoon after a battle with lung cancer.

Attempted kidnapping in downtown Bothell

  • Oct 28, 2016 at 3:45PM

The Bothell Police Department is warning residents about an attempted kidnapping that took place yesterday afternoon in downtown Bothell.

11-year-old injured by car while walking to school

  • Oct 27, 2016 at 3:36PM

According to the email, the boy was at the corner of South 23rd Street and Talbot Road South and was crossing the street marked at a stop when he was struck by the car.

Bonney Lake council re-examining pot ban

  • Oct 26, 2016 at 9:54AM

The Bonney Lake City Council may be reconsidering their marijuana ban in order to bring more green into city coffers.

State House Position No. 2 debate | Part 3

  • Oct 20, 2016 at 9:34AM

Editor's note: Lane Walthers and Phil Fortunato are seeking the 31st District State House Position No. 2 seat, which is an open position. The two candidates participated in a three-part debate that is being published in the Courier-Herald and Auburn Reporter. This is the part three of the State House debate. Part one was published in the Oct. 5 edition of the Courier-Herald, part two was published in the Oct. 12 edition and both can be found online at www.courierherald.com.

Island County sheriff was at Macy's, unarmed during mass shooting

  • Oct 18, 2016 at 8:25PM

Island County Sheriff Mark Brown and his wife were inside the women’s Macy’s store at the Cascade Mall in Burlington when a man opened fire and killed five people Sept. 23. Brown said he was unarmed at the time so he chose not to go after the shooter. Instead, he got his wife out of the store and did what he could to help from the parking lot.

Police searching for missing firefighter from Renton

  • Oct 18, 2016 at 1:48PM

Ken Ward was last seen at about 8:45 a.m. Oct. 15 in Roslyn, Wash. He was driving a white 2007 Dodge Ram Mega Cab truck with Washington “firefighter” license plates, number PF04426.

Bainbridge ferry route down to one-boat service

  • Oct 17, 2016 at 9:40AM

The Bainbridge Island-Seattle ferry route was reduced to one-boat service Monday after the ferry M/V Wenatchee was pulled for necessary repairs.

Power outages begin, Saturday storm expected to rival 2006 Hanukkah Eve storm

  • Oct 14, 2016 at 3:24PM

Vashon's emergency preparedness organization and fire department are monitoring two storms expected to make landfall tonight and Saturday and bring with them high winds and rain.

Weekend storm is on the way; here's what you need to know

  • Oct 14, 2016 at 6:50AM

Don’t travel unless you have to. Have firewood ready. Be ready for outages. Oct. 14 will be rainy and windy, but that will be a relative lull before a potentially damaging storm this weekend, the National Weather Service reports.

School board appoints Damien Pattenaude as next superintendent

  • Oct 13, 2016 at 2:31PM

Damien Pattenaude, who currently serves as the assistant superintendent of learning and teaching for the district, will take over interim Superintendent Dr. Art Jarvis's position July 1, 2017.

State House Position No. 2 debate | Part 2

  • Oct 13, 2016 at 9:47AM

Lane Walthers and Phil Fortunato are seeking the 31st District State House Position No. 2 seat, which is an open position. The two candidates are participating in a three-part debate that is being published in the Courier-Herald and Auburn Reporter. This is the part two of the State House debate. Part one was published in the Oct. 5 edition of the Courier-Herald and it can be found online at www.courierherald.com.

Severe storm headed our way beginning Wednesday night

  • Oct 12, 2016 at 4:18PM

The National Weather Service is warning of an “impressively stormy period” headed our way beginning Wednesday night and stretching through the weekend. The storm is expected to produce flood-causing rains and damaging winds.

Rain and winds start tonight; storm could turn 'historic' Saturday

  • Oct 12, 2016 at 10:57AM

Stormy weather in the Puget Sound region is predicted to begin tonight and has the potential of becoming "as strong as the most powerful storm in Northwest history" this weekend, according to meteorologist Cliff Mass.

Tokitae back in action following Saturday fire; run returns to two-boat service

  • Oct 9, 2016 at 8:54AM

Two-boat service has returned to the Clinton-to-Mukilteo ferry route. Washington State Ferries announced early Sunday morning that the Tokitae is repaired and back in operation following a small fire on Saturday. The regular run schedule has resumed.

Electrical fire knocks Tokitae out of service; Clinton route down to one boat until further notice

  • Oct 9, 2016 at 8:21AM

A small electrical fire on the Tokitae knocked the vessel out of service today, leaving the Clinton-to-Mukilteo route with just one boat. According to Washington State Ferries spokesman Ian Sterling, a pipe associated with the vessel's heating system burst sometime before noon. It was located in a small room and started an "electrical fire." He described the fire as small and that passengers were never in any danger.

UPDATE | Ferry Wenatchee returns to Bainbridge route

  • Oct 7, 2016 at 4:03PM

The M/V Wenatchee will return to the Bainbridge Island-Seattle ferry route with the 6:30 p.m. Friday departure from Bainbridge.

Tree falls and starts house fire on Bainbridge Island

  • Oct 7, 2016 at 10:42AM

A toppled tree hit power lines and sparked a house fire on the north end of Bainbridge Island Friday morning.

UPDATE | Ferry Kaleetan moved to Bainbridge route

  • Oct 6, 2016 at 9:55PM

The ferry M/V Kaleetan has been put into service on the Bainbridge Island-Seattle ferry route to replace the M/V Wenatchee, which was damaged Thursday afternoon while pulling into the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal.

UPDATE | Ferry Wenatchee damaged by dock strike, will be out days

  • Oct 6, 2016 at 2:27PM

Washington State Ferries said the ferry M/V Wenatchee was damaged enough by its crash into the dock in Winslow that the vessel will be pulled from service until further notice.

DEVELOPING | Bainbridge ferry down to one-boat service

  • Oct 6, 2016 at 2:03PM

The Bainbridge Island-Seattle ferry route was limited to one-boat service after the ferry M/V Wenatchee ran into the dock at the Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal Thursday afternoon.

103-year tradition: Poulsbo First Lutheran Church lutefisk dinner ends

  • Oct 4, 2016 at 11:32AM

For 103 years, Poulsbo First Lutheran Church’s annual lutefisk dinner was a homecoming of sorts for Scandinavia’s descendants here.