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4th of July fireworks go on sale June 28, 2014

Fireworks go on sale for the 4th of July festivities in Washington State on Saturday, June 28, 2014.

Fireworks go on sale for the 4th of July festivities in Washington State on Saturday, June 28, 2014. Washington State law allows sales of consumer fireworks to begin on June 28th at noon and end on July 5th at 11:00 pm.

A number of cities and counties have restricted or banned the sale and discharge of fireworks. Be sure to check with your local jurisdiction before using fireworks.

Stage 1 burn bans lifted for Pierce and Snohomish Counties

Effective 10:00 am, January 27, 2014,
 burn bans lifted for Pierce and Snohomish Counties. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is lifting the Stage 1 air quality burn bans for Pierce and Snohomish counties.

Effective 10:00 am, January 27, 2014,
 burn bans are lifted for Pierce and Snohomish Counties.

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is lifting the Stage 1 air quality burn bans for Pierce and Snohomish counties.

The Clean Air Agency appreciates the public's cooperation with the burn ban and encourages people to check current air quality and burn ban status before they burn. Conditions can change quickly this time of year.

Issaquah Police seeking missing man

Joseph Hubert Douret, an 84-year old man suffering from Alzheimer's disease was found dead in his car in Everett, Washington today. Police said that he appeared to have died of natural causes on December 24, 2013.

December 24, 2013, update

Joseph Douret was found dead in his car in Everett, Washington today. Police said that he appeared to have died of natural causes.

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The Issaquah Police Department has issued a nationwide endangered persons alert for Joseph Hubert Douret, an 84-year old man who was last seen near the intersection of Mountain Park Blvd SW and W Sunset Way in Issiquah, Washington on Saturday, December 21, 2013, at 5:30 pm when he left his residence to buy dinner at a nearby store, and did not return.

January 2013 - Stage 1 burn ban in effect 
for King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is lowering the air quality burn ban from a Stage 2 to a Stage 1 in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties effective at 1:00 PM on January 15, 2013.

Please rely on your home's cleaner source of heat until air quality improves!

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is lowering the air quality burn ban from a Stage 2 to a Stage 1 in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties effective at 1:00 PM on January 15, 2013.

The ban remains in effect until further notice.