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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

Whidbey News-Times

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.

Renton Reporter

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 Island Review

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.

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

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.

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