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King County approves $20.29 minimum wage for unincorporated areas

Councilmember Reagan Dunn and more than a dozen business owners argued tips and health care expenses should be a part of the new wage. The council passed the ordinance without the amendment.

By Ray Miller-Still • May 14, 2024 4:20 pm


Charges: Ex-Bothell council member had breakup ‘tantrum’ before killing

James McNeal was giving Liliya Guyvoronsky, 20, about $10,000 per month, charging papers say. King County prosecutors charged him with murder Friday.

By Jake Goldstein-Street • May 8, 2024 12:25 pm
Ex-Bothell council member arrested for investigation of killing woman

James McNeal, 58, served eight years on the Bothell City Council. On Tuesday, he was arrested for investigation of murdering a 20-year-old woman.

By Maya Tizon • May 2, 2024 1:37 pm
Governor announces rebate program for EV purchases

Washington is the first state to prioritize low-cost leases for electric vehicles.

By Bailey Josie • April 30, 2024 3:12 pm
Long-awaited Bellevue-to-Redmond light rail line opens for riders

What to know before you ride.

By Cameron Sires • April 27, 2024 10:00 am
Eastside Earth Day events

As Earth Day approaches, numerous Eastside cities aim to celebrate, educate and foster a positive environmental impact through events for all ages.

By Cameron Sires • April 18, 2024 7:20 am
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New Prepaid Internet Service Available in Bothell and Kenmore

Prepaid service plans are highly favored for their flexibility, affordability, and ease of use, appealing to a broad spectrum of…

By Andy Colley • May 9, 2024 1:30 am

DirtFish accelerates its women in motorsport initiative

Snoqualmie rally car school program continues to grow. Women who have signed up so far include car enthusiasts, stunt women, bus drivers and a mom looking to be more comfortable driving in ice and snow.

By Cameron Sires • April 3, 2024 8:30 am
Mariners unveil new ballpark eats for 2024 season

A couple of our reporters headed to T-Mobile Park to see if the Mariners’ food budget was as tight as their player free agency budget.

By Cameron Sheppard • March 22, 2024 12:00 pm
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May 9, 2024 1:30 am
Black Snohomish County is dedicated to celebrating and amplifying Black voices. Photo courtesy of Change the Narrative. Sponsored
May 2, 2024 6:00 am
The Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, an independent organization that advocates for the rights of residents living in long-term care homes, is looking for volunteers in King County. Sponsored
April 22, 2024 6:30 am
“When I was going through cancer, I encountered numerous obstacles to care,” Robin Sparks says, a certified cancer patient navigator with the center. “In the infusion chair, I decided to help others remove those barriers so they could have a better quality of life while fighting cancer.” Photo courtesy of C-Suite Center for Hope. Sponsored
March 25, 2024 6:00 am