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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.

Palumbo, Stanford and Kloba to host town hall meeting March 23 in Bothell

The meeting will provide constituents with updates on the 2019 legislative session and a chance to ask their lawmakers questions.

  • Mar 12, 2019

Man acts inappropriately at local coffee stand | Police Blotter

Police Blotter for Feb. 21-25.

  • Mar 11, 2019

Eastside church sues state on International Women’s Day to overturn abortion coverage

The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom, which is classified as a hate group by Southern Poverty Law Center

Women in law enforcement take the lead

King County’s female police chiefs outline their career paths.

Saint Edward Seminary restoration effort in full force

Icy conditions posed minor challenges for construction crews.

King County murder suspect found after months long search

Mical Roberts arrested in Tacoma.

Dr. Michelle Reid leads the NSD student board through an open discussion at the second annual State of Our Schools event. From left: James Johnson (Bothell High School), Audrey Tacey (North Creek High School), Dr. Michelle Reid (superintendent), Cynthia Davis (Woodinville High School), Anisha Chowdhry (Inglemoor High School), Esh Sathiamoorthy (Woodinville High School), TJ Ingersoll (North Creek High School) and Stephanie Clear (Northshore Networks). Madison Miller/staff photo

NSD holds second annual State of Our Schools event

Dr. Michelle Reid updates community on what the district has accomplished over the past year and what’s on the horizon.

Dr. Michelle Reid leads the NSD student board through an open discussion at the second annual State of Our Schools event. From left: James Johnson (Bothell High School), Audrey Tacey (North Creek High School), Dr. Michelle Reid (superintendent), Cynthia Davis (Woodinville High School), Anisha Chowdhry (Inglemoor High School), Esh Sathiamoorthy (Woodinville High School), TJ Ingersoll (North Creek High School) and Stephanie Clear (Northshore Networks). Madison Miller/staff photo

Former Kenmore resident charged with child rape of daughter

Suspect faces two first-degree counts.

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Ferguson contacts WA sheriffs about enforcing gun control measure

Letter addresses points of confusion over Initiative 1639

  • Mar 4, 2019
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A wildfire near Darrington in 2017. Photo courtesy of Northwest Washington Incident Management Team

National Guard could see pay bump for wildfire response

House passes bill with 94-0 vote

  • Mar 4, 2019
A wildfire near Darrington in 2017. Photo courtesy of Northwest Washington Incident Management Team
Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America

Local activists push back against intervention in Venezuelan crisis

Anti-war group Answer Coalition plans protest March 16 at Seattle Central College

Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America

Pollet introduces two education bills

Rep’s legislation addresses lead in school water and special education funding.

It’s official: Inslee is running

Washington’s governor will make climate change a key component of his campaign

Fires, floods, destruction: Washington copes with worsening climate change

From rising sea levels and crop failures to dying forests and fish, Washington state is struggling