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King County Councilman Reagan Dunn sent a letter to the FBI asking for them to help investigate Allan Thomas (pictured), who is under investigation for stealing more than $400,000 of public funds and skirting election laws in an Enumclaw drainage district. Screenshot from King 5 report

King County Council requests report on special districts in wake of fraud allegations

Small, local special districts will face more scrutiny following Enumclaw drainage district case.

King County Councilman Reagan Dunn sent a letter to the FBI asking for them to help investigate Allan Thomas (pictured), who is under investigation for stealing more than $400,000 of public funds and skirting election laws in an Enumclaw drainage district. Screenshot from King 5 report
The Marquee on Meeker Apartments, 2030 W. Meeker St. in Kent, will feature 492 apartments and 12,000 square feet of retail. The first phase of 288 apartments is expected to be completed in early 2020. Developers are targeting people in their 20s and 30s to rent their high-end, urban-style apartments. Steve Hunter/staff photo

Housing study pokes holes in conventional wisdom

High construction and land costs will incentivize developers to build luxury units.

The Marquee on Meeker Apartments, 2030 W. Meeker St. in Kent, will feature 492 apartments and 12,000 square feet of retail. The first phase of 288 apartments is expected to be completed in early 2020. Developers are targeting people in their 20s and 30s to rent their high-end, urban-style apartments. Steve Hunter/staff photo
(Linda J. Smith) Cherry trees fully in bloom at the state capital in Olympia.
                                (Linda J. Smith) Cherry trees fully in bloom at the state capital in Olympia.

I-1000 passes state legislature as advocates hope to increase equality

The initiative could allow affirmative action to return to Washington state after 20 years.

(Linda J. Smith) Cherry trees fully in bloom at the state capital in Olympia.
                                (Linda J. Smith) Cherry trees fully in bloom at the state capital in Olympia.

Bothell approves six-year transportation plan

The plan requires an annual update.

Bothell teen dies after falling from overpass into semi on I-5

The cause of the Mother’s Day incident in Lynnwood is under investigation.

Eviction reform passed by state Legislature

Tenant protections included longer notices and more judicial discretion.

Workshop attendees examine vote on their favorite photo from the “For the Love of Kenmore” photography contest. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Kenmore locals brainstorm ideas ‘For the Love of Kenmore’

The city hosted an interactive community workshop to celebrate local ideas and make some a reality.

Workshop attendees examine vote on their favorite photo from the “For the Love of Kenmore” photography contest. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

‘Gloves off’ for SnoCo Ash Way encampments

Snohomish Sheriff’s Office was involved in camp clearing.

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Legislators budgeted more than $900 million for the Eastside

Bothell will see $4 million in funding outside of UW Bothell while Kenmore gets about $1 million.

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Possible measles exposure reported in King County

The person who was infected took a Kenmore Air Flight on April 28.

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Homelessness may be trending down after seven years

A press release from the annual count showed a reduction in people living without a home.

King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County airport operators will stop serving ICE flights

Three companies at Boeing Field have indicated they will not service deportation flights.

King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

Overdose deaths continue to rise locally and nationally

This may not be the same opioid epidemic anymore.

NSD’s Reid receives 2019 Outstanding Educator Award

She was recognized by the Washington PTSA board of directors.

  • May 2, 2019

Kenmore may get its own rent-notice limits

If approved, tenants will have 90 days’ notice before a rent increase of more than 10 percent.

Photo courtesy of Sky Terry and TJ Terry
                                Volunteer pilots throughout the West Coast contributed to the disaster logistics drill on April 27. Kenmore Air served as a base of operations as it would in a real disaster.

Kenmore Air contributes to West Coast disaster drill

The drill is part of an ongoing effort among volunteer pilots to prepare for “The Big One.”

Photo courtesy of Sky Terry and TJ Terry
                                Volunteer pilots throughout the West Coast contributed to the disaster logistics drill on April 27. Kenmore Air served as a base of operations as it would in a real disaster.