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‘Red, White and Bothell’: City celebrates Fourth of July

The traditional Freedom Festival Parade ran down a revitalized Main Street.

  • Jul 9, 2018

Activists turn in carbon fee signatures for November ballot

The carbon fee I-1631 has gathered enough signatures to be placed on the November ballot.

Safe consumption part 3: The opposite of addiction

Final episode of our three-part series on controversial supervised consumption sites

AG Ferguson takes on Trump’s immigrant family separation

Washington’s Attorney General plans to sue the federal government over the “zero tolerance” policy.

The many hurdles from farm to table

From environmental regulations to expensive land, local farmers have a lot on their plate

Safe Consumption Part 2: The Site

Lots of people in the Seattle area look to Vancouver for an example of what works, or what doesn’t.

King County Council passes sexual harassment reform policy

Specifics of each agency’s protocols and funding for training still need to be sorted out.

A connected corridor

Local officials, transit representatives discuss construction, funding progress on I-405 projects.

Downtown Bellevue/File photo

Housing is still a problem in America

A Harvard report shows the housing market is still hard on low and moderate income residents.

Downtown Bellevue/File photo

Wyman addresses accusations of deceptive signature-gathering

Washington secretary of state, Kim Wyman, outlines the rights and limitations of petitioners.

  • Jun 26, 2018
Bothell City Hall. File photo

Bothell City Council places public safety measures on ballot

A levy will support police and fire operations, and a bond will help rebuild two fire stations.

Bothell City Hall. File photo
After Seattle’s controversial employee head tax was repealed, King County Executive Dow Constantine wants to bond against existing tax revenues to generate $100 million for affordable housing. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikipedia Commons

County executive proposes $100 million affordable housing bond

The money was already coming, but Constantine wants to speed up the process.

After Seattle’s controversial employee head tax was repealed, King County Executive Dow Constantine wants to bond against existing tax revenues to generate $100 million for affordable housing. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikipedia Commons
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Kenmore proclaims Pride Week for first time

Pride Week will be June 24-30 in the city of Kenmore.

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Kenmore to consider plastic bag ban

Potential ordinance would encourage use of paper, resuable bags.

Kenmore City Hall - Reporter file photo

Sheriffs respond to stabbing in Bothell

A Bothell man stabbed a woman after an argument on June 16.

  • Jun 18, 2018

Seattle and King County officials want a safe injection van

The mobile project—an alternative to permanent sites—still doesn’t have a defined timeline.

An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link

New report calls for increased transparency from King County Sheriff’s Office

The fatal shooting of Tommy Le served as a case study for researchers.

An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link

Bothell plans transportation improvements

Projects include road widening and Safe Routes to School.

A scene from the 2017 Women’s March Seattle. Photo by Richard Ha/Flickr

County sexual harassment policies could be overhauled

One King County councilmember says male-dominated departments have “workplace culture issues.”

A scene from the 2017 Women’s March Seattle. Photo by Richard Ha/Flickr

Western Washington could see more wildfires this year

Lots of grass and warmer weather could make for worsening fire seasons.