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The West Sammamish Bridge is currently safe to drive over with a weight restriction and the city of Kenmore expects it to remain safe while the replacement project is delayed by about a year. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Record-breaking federal government shutdown delays Kenmore bridge project

The West Sammamish River Bridge project has been delayed a year.

The West Sammamish Bridge is currently safe to drive over with a weight restriction and the city of Kenmore expects it to remain safe while the replacement project is delayed by about a year. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Police continue extra patrols in Kenmore following attempted kidnapping

12-year-old escapes after fighting back against unknown suspect.

Clues for fixing King County’s child care woes may be found in British Columbia

B.C. struggles with many of the same problems as Washington state.

1st district legislators talk budget, transportation, housing

Health topics, including vaccines, vaping and long term care, also discussed at Bothell forum.

DelBene visits highways, trails on infrastructure tour

Congresswoman highlights 405-522/527 in Bothell, and other projects in need of federal funding.

A look inside the King County Juvenile Detention Center. File photo

King County is still using solitary confinement on juveniles

Report on solitary confinement shows the county is not honoring its agreement.

A look inside the King County Juvenile Detention Center. File photo

Local House reps. vote in favor of removing MMR personal exemptions

Eastside politicians vote overwhelmingly in favor of HB 1638.

Guy Palumbo
                                Sen. Guy Palumbo, D-Maltby

Palumbo sponsors bill seeking to protect endangered fish, rivers from toxic suction dredge mining

Washington does not have regulations for recreational miners who use motorized equipment in search of gold.

Guy Palumbo
                                Sen. Guy Palumbo, D-Maltby

Victim gets fake $100 bill in exchange for laptop | Police Blotter

Police blotter for March 5-9.

  • Mar 20, 2019

The state of the city of Kenmore highlighted development

Rob Karlinsey gave the annual address, pointing out city achievements and shortcomings.

Community Transit launches open data portal

Real-time data for buses is now available for third-party web and app developers.

  • Mar 19, 2019

Students walk out of class for Youth Climate Strike

Nationwide action to draw attention to climate change took place March 15.

Kenmore police investigating graffiti incident

City leadership took immediate action to address the vandalism at Rhododendron Park.

  • Mar 18, 2019

Kenmore, Kirkland and Metro launch new community van program

The service offers a customizable alternative to public transportation.

The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Waste study puts numbers behind King County trash alternatives

County has one remaining landfill located near Maple Valley, and it’s nearing capacity

The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

U.S. is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9; Boeing supports decision

Update: The decision does not affect Renton production lines.

Kenmore to host Moorlands Park athletic field opening day

The event is set for March 16.

  • Mar 13, 2019
Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their handprints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photoMAPS Sign

Examining hate crimes on the Eastside

The Anti-Defamation League has been tracking hate-fueled crimes and incidents to paint a picture of trends in communities.

Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their handprints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photoMAPS Sign
Suzanne Maxon purchases raffle tickets from two Friends of Youth volunteers at the Celebration of Youth event on March 1. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Friends of Youth celebrates local youth at annual fundraiser

This year’s event raised $369,000.

Suzanne Maxon purchases raffle tickets from two Friends of Youth volunteers at the Celebration of Youth event on March 1. Madison Miller/staff photo.