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Snow delays 228th Avenue construction project in Bothell

Work began on Jan. 31, but construction was delayed due to inclement weather and conditions.

One of the ‘snowiest’ months on record for King County

Citizens fled to stores to stock up on needed supplies; City staff worked to keep roads clear.

Legislation targets missing and murdered indigenous women epidemic

Savanna’s Act co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA); Washington ranks among highest in nation

Police chiefs: More than a year to find, train new officers

HB1253 requires new hires complete basic training requirements within two months.

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

Mandatory MMR vaccine a possibility in Washington state

Measles outbreak slows as four new cases are confirmed in Oregon.

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

Northshore Fire benefit charge before voters on Feb. 12

Continuation will provide funding for six years.

King County cities attract development with tax exemption

Bellevue and Issaquah are among Eastside cities that use exemption as an incentive

Snow hits lowland areas of King County

More snow could fall Friday evening.

Kenmore council discusses regional issues with King County’s Dembowski

Aquatic centers and affordable housing were among the topics of the meeting with the King County Councilmember.

Snow day suspends garbage service in Bothell

Recology CleanScapes suspended service for Feb. 4 due to the snowfall.

Attendees gather after the Dec. 21, 2018, meeting at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Washington indigenous communities push for action to address violence against women

A new law seeks to strength data collection on missing and murdered indigenous women.

Attendees gather after the Dec. 21, 2018, meeting at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Proposal: Let Washington dog owners appeal ‘dangerous’ breed bans

28 cities have ordinances that restrict or ban ownership of pit bull terriers

  • Feb 1, 2019

King County struggles to fund roads and bridges

Program is underfunded by roughly $250 million annually

Eastside legislators and mayors discuss priorities for 2019

The East King County Chamber Coalition hosted a panel on housing and transportation on Jan. 8.

The Kenmore City Council announced Suzanne Greathouse and Nathan Loutsis as the newest members of the Planning Commission. Loutsis is the first student to join the commission. Photo courtesy of the City of Kenmore.

Inglemoor’s Loutsis joins Planning Commission

Nathan Loutsis is the first high school student to serve on a commission in Kenmore.

The Kenmore City Council announced Suzanne Greathouse and Nathan Loutsis as the newest members of the Planning Commission. Loutsis is the first student to join the commission. Photo courtesy of the City of Kenmore.

$300 crystal stolen from victim’s car | Police Blotter.

Police blotter for Jan. 9.

  • Jan 31, 2019

Local salmon face dire future amid effects of climate change

At least two local salmon species in the Puget Sound region may be near the end of their ability to naturally reproduce.

Sound Transit open house on Bus Rapid Transit in Kenmore set for Thursday

The open house will be from 1-8 p.m. at Kenmore City Hall.

  • Jan 30, 2019
Staff Sgt. Katie Schmid is unsure how President Trump’s transgender military ban will affect her. Photo courtesy of Katie Schmid

Impact of transgender military ban unknown for local personnel

A week after the Supreme Court ruling, active-duty service members remain uncertain about their future.

Staff Sgt. Katie Schmid is unsure how President Trump’s transgender military ban will affect her. Photo courtesy of Katie Schmid