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Kenmore to consider plastic bag ban

Potential ordinance would encourage use of paper, resuable bags.

 

Sheriffs respond to stabbing in Bothell

A Bothell man stabbed a woman after an argument on June 16.

  • Jun 18, 2018

 

Seattle and King County officials want a safe injection van

The mobile project—an alternative to permanent sites—still doesn’t have a defined timeline.

 

An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link

New report calls for increased transparency from King County Sheriff’s Office

The fatal shooting of Tommy Le served as a case study for researchers.

An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link

Bothell plans transportation improvements

Projects include road widening and Safe Routes to School.

A scene from the 2017 Women’s March Seattle. Photo by Richard Ha/Flickr

County sexual harassment policies could be overhauled

One King County councilmember says male-dominated departments have “workplace culture issues.”

A scene from the 2017 Women’s March Seattle. Photo by Richard Ha/Flickr

Western Washington could see more wildfires this year

Lots of grass and warmer weather could make for worsening fire seasons.

Seven Puget Sound residents are suing Sound Transit for $240 million. Photo by Atomic Taco/Wikipedia Commons

Sound Transit faces $240 million class-action lawsuit

An Auburn lawmaker has organized a suit that claims the new car tab taxes are unconstitutional.

Seven Puget Sound residents are suing Sound Transit for $240 million. Photo by Atomic Taco/Wikipedia Commons

Authorities target violent drug traffickers in series of Puget Sound busts

More than 80 “drug dealing conspirators” have been arrested over the past four months.

Teen suicide prevention event in Bellevue educates parents

YES hosts suicide prevention event to equip parents with tools to support teens.

Kenmore City Hall - Reporter file photo

Kenmore reviews economic development plan

City re-evaluates business strategies with growth in population, downtown core.

Kenmore City Hall - Reporter file photo

Bothell Youth Court aims to educate teens about traffic violations

The ticket is not reported to the Department of Licensing, and there are no insurance ramifications.

New regional homeless count shows 4 percent increase

The spike in the unsheltered population in the 2018 count is driven primarily by an increase of people living in cars, RVs, or vans.

AG Ferguson alleges three Eastside residents scammed foreclosed homeowners

A lawsuit filed by the state alleges three Eastsiders scammed homeowners for hundreds of thousands.

Developed by Seattle & King County Public Health, the FLASH sex education high school curriculum is used by every district in the county. Photo courtesy King County

King County wins sex ed funding case

Officials are “ecstatic” that the court blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to withhold research funds.

Developed by Seattle & King County Public Health, the FLASH sex education high school curriculum is used by every district in the county. Photo courtesy King County

Volunteers build access ramps for locals

Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties recently hosted the 25th Rampathon.

  • May 31, 2018

Bothell sees benefits of state budget investments

The city received a $2 million check to fund the preservation and conservation of Wayne Golf Course.

  • May 30, 2018

St. Edward Lodge renovation to begin in July

The project to turn the old seminary building into a lodge will get underway this July.

Eastside groups discuss homelessness and affordable housing at community events

Five area service providers recently hosted a joint event to educate community members about the impacts of homelessness.

Missing 13-year-old girl found and reunited with family

Hayleigh M. Grogan went missing on May 22 and was found after multiple days of searching.

  • May 29, 2018