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June 27, 2014 at 7:15 AM

Friday Memo: Soaring rent … Measles outbreak … Clutch foils carjacking

Let’s hope there’s a gym:  Seattle-area apartment rents continue to increase, according to a new study. West Bellevue is the most expensive with an average of $1,912 a month for a one-bedroom, one-bath apartment. The cheapest places to rent? SeaTac ($901) and Des Moines ($923). Hey, you’re close to the airport. Have you…

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June 26, 2014 at 3:56 PM

8 measles cases reported in South King County, 1 in Pierce

Local public health officials are recommending that everyone in South King County or Pierce County make certain they’re up-to-date on their measles vaccinations after nine cases of measles were confirmed or suspected in the area. Eight cases are among members of the same extended family in south King County and one case is suspected in Pierce…

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April 11, 2014 at 5:55 PM

More exposed to measles as Kitsap County records state’s 12th confirmed case

A Kitsap County man has been diagnosed with measles, bringing the total number of people in Washington with confirmed cases of the highly contagious disease up to 12, according to the Washington State Department of Health. The Kitsap County resident, a man in his 40s, traveled around Puget Sound last week while he was contagious, the…

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April 2, 2014 at 4:52 PM

Measles exposure reported in Seattle, Tacoma, elsewhere

A Whatcom County woman with a confirmed diagnosis of measles may have exposed people in several Western Washington locations, including Seattle, while she was contagious in late March, according to the Washington State Department of Health. Measles is uncommon in Western Washington because most people have been vaccinated, however for those who are not immune,…

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March 31, 2014 at 7:51 PM

Officials warn of possible measles exposure in San Juan County

A San Juan Island adult has been diagnosed with measles and may have exposed others to the virus at three San Juan County sites, according to the Washington State Department of Health. Others at the following sites may have been exposed: Cask and Schooner: March 21 from 3:45 p.m. to midnight, March 22 from 3:45 p.m. to…

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August 26, 2013 at 6:55 AM

Monday Memo: Spokane arrest … Fatal crash on I-405 … Sounders!

Second arrest in beating death of veteran: Spokane police say they have arrested a second teenage suspect in the fatal beating of an 88-year-old World War II veteran. The 16-year-old was arrested early this morning. Police say the beating death of Delbert Belton was random. Woman dies in crash on I-405: The…

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August 25, 2013 at 1:21 PM

Measles warning issued for Seattle restaurant, Oregon sites

King County Health officials are warning of possible exposure to measles at a University Way restaurant and an Oregon junior tennis tournament last week. An unvaccinated King County child who was exposed to the illness while traveling in Europe might have exposed others to the measles from 1 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18,…

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July 6, 2013 at 10:43 AM

Sea-Tac traveler may have exposed others to measles

A contagious traveler with measles could have exposed those around him at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, said Seattle & King County Public Health. The traveler arrived from Beijing on July 4. The risk to the public is low because most people in this area have had measles vaccinations, said the department, but those who are unvaccinated, pregnant women,…

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