Lake Forest Park City Hall (photo credit: Lake Forest Park)

Lake Forest Park City Council opposes fire district merger

City council member says, fire commisioners who proposed merger did not do their “homework,”.

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High court ruling spurs effort to retool state’s drug laws

Meanwhile, the Blake decision has gotten people out jail, charges dismissed and possibly clemency for some.

The Monroe Correctional Complex on April 9, 2020. (Sound Publishing file photo)

Formerly incarcerated people regain right to vote in Washington

Rights restored immediately upon release.

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Spring Chinook Salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish & Wildlife Service

Salmon update: King County wants cleaner water, more habitat

Salmon and orcas are in the spotlight once again as King County unveils a new strategic plan to rework its… Continue reading

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Snoqualmie Tribe, partners, to open Eastside’s first community-based mass vaccination site on April 12

Located at Lake Sammamish State Park, it has capacity for up to 300 people per day.

Snehal Patel, Global Head of Cell Therapy Manufacturing at Bristol Myers Squibb, stand outside the facility on Monday, March 29, 2021 in Bothell, Washington. A Bristol Myers Squibb facility in Bothell is one of four facilities in the United States where the company supercharges a person's T-cells to better fight blood cancers. The facility uses a virus  -- a viral delivery system -- to add punch to an individual's T-cells. The T-cells are then returned to the person better-equipped to destroy cancer cells.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cancer patients nationwide send their blood cells to Bothell

At a Bristol Myers Squibb lab, the cells are altered and returned to patients fighting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Find Dr. Stewart at PacMed Canyon Park, 1909 214th St. SE, in Bothell. Make an appointment  online or by calling 425-412-7200.

One secret to men’s health: Actually visiting the doctor!

Preventive care, regular screenings & strong doctor-patient relationships are key to long-term health

Jayendrina Singha Ray is a PhD (ABD) in English, with a research focus on the works of the South African Nobel Laureate John Maxwell Coetzee. She teaches English Composition and Research Writing at Highline College, WA, and has previously taught English at colleges in India.

Asian women and racial violence in the aftermath of Atlanta | Guest column

In her famous essay “The Laugh of the Medusa,” Hélène Cixous resurrects the myth of Medusa — a gorgon whose Continue reading...

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Backed by her family, Kathleen Strickland addresses the protest in front of the Auburn Justice Center on Aug. 6, 2020, and on behalf of her late son, Enos Strickland Jr., pleads for change at the Auburn Police Department. (Sound Publishing file photo)

State Senate OKs restrictions on police tactics and gear

Staff reports The Washington State Senate has approved a measure restricting certain police tactics and gear, including the use of Continue reading...

Guest op-ed: Thoughts on proposed fire merger from two board commissioners

Rick Webster chairs the Northshore Fire Department Board of Commissioners. Roger Collins chairs the Woodinville Fire & Rescue Board of Commissioners.

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This security footage at the Cenex gas station in Black Diamond shows Anthony Chilcott on his phone before entering, and driving off with, Carl Sanders’ Ford Raptor and Monkey, his poodle, in the front seat. Image courtesy Cenex gas station

King County Sheriff fires detective who fatally shot Black Diamond man in 2019

Sheriff found deputy’s actions “demonstrated a disregard for the public, (his) partner and (himself)”.

Sports
Bothell defeated Inglemoor, 35-13, in Northshore football action on March 26 (pictured). In other local action, Woodinville beat North Creek, 21-0, on March 27. Photos courtesy of Greg Nelson

Cougs beat Viks on the gridiron

Bothell defeated Inglemoor, 35-13, in Northshore football action on March 26 (pictured). In other local action, Woodinville beat North Creek,… Continue reading

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Touchdown time for Sirmon

Bothell’s Andrew Sirmon dives from 1-yard out for a touchdown in the Cougars’ 23-13 victory over North Creek on March… Continue reading

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Life
2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige

Car review: 2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige is a leader in design and luxury-focused technology. Starting Continue reading...

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2021 GR Supra 2.0

Car review: 2021 GR Supra 2.0

By Larry Lark, contributor Cars seem to be built for stages of life. I enjoyed a Mustang Fastback and Chevy Continue reading...

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Northwest
Help wanted sign in the window. File photo

State releases February unemployment data

February unemployment in King County sat at 5.3%, which marked a decrease from the prior month, but was still double Continue reading...