Missing Maywood Middle School student found

November 3, 2010

NEW — 2 p.m. Nov. 3, 2010

Missing Maywood Middle School School student Riley Bunch returned home Oct 26.

The parents and friends of the missing girl posted fliers and took to Facebook to ask community members to help bring her home.

“Thanks to the thousands of you for making her pic your profile pic, for posting flyers, for forwarding emails and so on,” family members wrote in a Facebook posting.

Her parents believe Riley, 12, ran away from her Renton Highlands home Monday. The family said Riley did not get on her school bus or attend school. The school notified them Riley did not attend.

Clibborn appears to be headed for re-election

November 3, 2010

NEW — 10:55 a.m. Nov. 3, 2010

Incumbent Democrat state representative Judy Clibborn — who represents the 41st Legislative District, which includes Newcastle — trounced novice Republican candidate Stephen Strader 57 percent to 43 percent in initial election results released Tuesday night.

The race for the other 41st District House seat remained tighter on Election Day. Incumbent Democrat Marcie Maxwell pulled in 51.1 percent to 48.8 percent for Republican Peter Dunbar, a Mercer Island physician.

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