Samantha Pak

Let’s talk about race | Windows and Mirrors

The more we talk about it, the more we can prevent incidents from happening.

 

The sweetness of coming together | Windows and Mirrors

For immigrant women on the Eastside, Turkcha is here to help.

 

Boys cannot just be boys | Windows and Mirrors

What happens when bad behavior does not come with consequences?

 

What happens when we believe | Windows and Mirrors

How an unlikely group of teenagers achieved success through the support of their community.

When we ban books | Windows and Mirrors

What message does it send when certain stories are censored?

This is the Eastside: Stories welcome | Windows and Mirrors

This new column will focus on highlighting the stories of the underrepresented populations on the Eastside.

Suspect taken into custody after eight-hour standoff with Bothell police | UPDATE

The initial report was for a suspicious circumstance.

The default in our own stories | Editorial

Senior editor Samantha Pak reflects on what representation in media means to her.

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Freedom to feel safe | Reporter’s Desk

Let’s not forget that July 4 is a day that celebrates the freedoms we have in this country.

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Courtroom gavel

Northshore men plead guilty to shooting-related incidents last year

Brian Garrett Wingender of Kenmore and Dustin Bradshaw of Bothell will serve about four years and two years, respectively.

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It could have been #MeToo | Editorial

Editor Samantha Pak reflects upon the USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal.

Local gymnastics community calls for change in sport culture

As a young adult, “Amy Johnson” had received a number of professional massages. Her massage therapists had always been female and it wasn’t until she… Continue reading

NSD ballot measures would address technology needs, overcrowding and more

Propositions 1, 2 and 3 will be on the Feb. 13 measure.

Tens of thousands take to the streets for Seattle Women’s March

Marchers included residents from the greater Eastside.

UW Bothell’s Ali combines art with social justice

Recent installation helps get campus discussing social issues.

Deputy Zornes retires after 37 years on the force

Gary Zornes has served the Kenmore and north King County area for his entire career.

A Keener’s Christmas: Local couple decorates home for a good cause

Jeff and Candice Keener are collecting financial donations for Strong Against Cancer and non-perishable food items for Hopelink.

Young Kenmore author includes adventures and lessons in her stories

9-year-old Amy Zhao has published four books by the time she reached fourth grade.

20-year-old woman dies in collision in Bothell

A single-car collision over the weekend in Bothell resulted in the death of a 20-year-old woman. Hannah Rising of Mukilteo died after her car veered… Continue reading

Two-time cancer survivor runs to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research

When she was 24 years old, Janae Smith and her husband were at a friend’s house when she felt stabbing pains in her breast. She… Continue reading