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“The Clean House” cast. From left: Terry Boyd, Carolynne Wilcox, Cindy Giese French, Devika Bhagwat, and Amy Gentry. Hey Mahea! Photography.

A new theatre company comes to Kenmore

As If Theatre Company will debut its first production on Feb. 8.

“The Clean House” cast. From left: Terry Boyd, Carolynne Wilcox, Cindy Giese French, Devika Bhagwat, and Amy Gentry. Hey Mahea! Photography.

King County Council approves fossil fuel moratorium

Six-month moratorium on new fossil fuel infrastructure was narrowly approved

One suspect detained after construction site trespass in Bothell

Bothell Police still investigating motive for incident.

  • Jan 28, 2019

Measles outbreak puts Washington under State of Emergency

Thirty-five cases have been confirmed statewide.

A tractor moves to push trash away from where it was emptied from a cargo trailer atop the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill. An eighth and final section of the landfill is almost ready to come online, extending the life of the landfill through 2028. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Freight or fire: King County’s trash problem

Should we ship away waste or build an incinerator?

A tractor moves to push trash away from where it was emptied from a cargo trailer atop the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill. An eighth and final section of the landfill is almost ready to come online, extending the life of the landfill through 2028. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Kenmore bridge project impacted by federal government shutdown

City is working with WSDOT on a construction window for the bridge.

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Proposed law would raise age limit for tobacco sales in WA

Lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products

  • Jan 25, 2019
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Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the State Route 99 viaduct three days before its closure. Andy Bronson/The Herald

Week one of ‘Viadoom’ is viadud on Eastside

WSDOT works with commuters to minimize impacts during Seattle’s longest major highway closure.

Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the State Route 99 viaduct three days before its closure. Andy Bronson/The Herald

Bothell presents ‘state of the city’

Goals for 2019 include fiscal and environmental sustainability.

Eastside group Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) participated in the Womxn’s March for the third time on Jan. 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos

Thousands march in third annual Seattle Women’s March

Marchers include residents from the Eastside

Eastside group Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) participated in the Womxn’s March for the third time on Jan. 19. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photos

Kenmore council names new plannning commissioners

The commission will have its first student member.

  • Jan 21, 2019

King County considers building 44,000 affordable housing units by 2024

A report on housing released in December was accepted by the King County Council on Jan. 7.

King County Council proclaims January as Martin Luther King Jr. Month

This year’s theme is “affirmative action equals justice.”

Bothell sends 1st District legislators off to Olympia

The long session started Jan. 14.

Microsoft will invest $500 million toward regional housing

About $225 million will subsidize middle income housing in Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Renton and Sammamish

46th district legislators listen to Kenmore residents’ concerns

Issues range from tobacco to transportation to climate change.

Bill proposed in support of marijuana in schools

Students would be able to medicate at school.

  • Jan 17, 2019
Students at Northshore School District will now be allowed to bike to school. Sound Publishing file photo

NSD clears the way for many elementary students to bike to school

NSF fundraises to install bike racks at elementary schools.

Students at Northshore School District will now be allowed to bike to school. Sound Publishing file photo

Police respond to PetSmart unauthorized purchase | Police Blotter

The police blotter for Dec. 25-27.

  • Jan 17, 2019
King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert is excited to serve as chair in the new committee. Courtesy of King County.

Lambert to chair new King County Council committee

She is excited to serve as chair of Department of Local Services.

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert is excited to serve as chair in the new committee. Courtesy of King County.