Cameron Sheppard

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Department of Health announces QR code verification program to prove vaccination status

WA Verify is intended to make vaccine verification simpler and more efficient.

 

Comparison map between current district map and proposed draft. (Screenshot from King County’s website)

King County proposes redistricting map, asks for feedback from public

Public invited to comment at November 30 public hearing.

 

Homeless encampment in a wooded area in Auburn on Aug. 27, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

What the history of homelessness in our region can teach us about our current crisis

A talk with the author of “Skid Road: On the Frontier of Health and Homelessness in an American City.”

 

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State’s richest zip codes are all in East King County, according to home value study

Medina zip code ranks among top 10 most affluent in the nation.

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Left: Dow Constantine, Right: Joe Nguyen (screenshot from King County website)

Constantine leads in vote count for King County Executive

Incumbent Dow Constantine is challenged by State Sen. Joe Nguyen.

Left: Dow Constantine, Right: Joe Nguyen (screenshot from King County website)
Dish from Arleana’s (photo credit: Kat Young)

Owners of Seattle’s Island Soul rally community to help open Caribbean soul restaurant on the Eastside

Owners Theo and Gaelyn Martin turn to Kickstarter to crowdfund their restaurant Arleana’s in Kirkland

Dish from Arleana’s (photo credit: Kat Young)
left: Han Tran, right: Jeanne Zornes (screenshot from King County website)

Jeanne Zornes leads Han Tran in race for city council position

Election results will be certified on Nov. 23.

left: Han Tran, right: Jeanne Zornes (screenshot from King County website)
left: Rami Al-Kabra, right: Beca Nistrian (screenshot from King County website)

Rami Al-Kabra up in city council race against Beca Nistrian

Election results will be certified on Nov. 23.

left: Rami Al-Kabra, right: Beca Nistrian (screenshot from King County website)
left: Jenne Alderks, right: Rosemary McAuliffe (screenshot from King County website)

Jenne Alderks leads in race for city council seat against Rosemary McAuliffe

Election results will be certified on Nov. 23.

left: Jenne Alderks, right: Rosemary McAuliffe (screenshot from King County website)
Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

King County councilmember proposes a public comment period before county establishes homeless shelters

In some cities, hotels bought to homeless shelters have been constroversial among residents.

Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
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Man dubbed “the sweatpants robber” arrested by Bellevue police

Antonio Aaron is supected of nine different robberies across East King County.

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Abusive power and control diagram (Screenshot taken from Zoom meeting with advocates against domestic violence)

For domestic violence survivors, petitioning for a protective order can be an uphill battle

New state law intends to remove barriers to protection, but advocates say it may not do enough.

Abusive power and control diagram (Screenshot taken from Zoom meeting with advocates against domestic violence)
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Two Eastside high schools recognized for their collective academic success

Redmond HS and Newport HS both honored, Newport had three different sports teams win.

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Global health experts weigh-in on putting the pandemic behind us

Pharmaceutical companies will have to waive patent rights to address vaccine disparities, they say.

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Racial disparities in bike helmet law forces decision by King County health board

On Oct. 21, the King County Board of Health discussed striking down a county law that requires bicycle riders to wear helmets because of data… Continue reading

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Mixologist and general manager of Civility & Unrest, Joe Dietrich (photo by Cameron Sheppard)

If you want a regular cocktail, go somewhere else

Master mixologist Joe Dietrich is elevating cocktail culture at Bellevue’s Civility & Unrest.

Mixologist and general manager of Civility & Unrest, Joe Dietrich (photo by Cameron Sheppard)
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Eastside Fire & Rescue says their response times will not be affected by absence of unvaccinated employees

Spokesperson says about 13 employees have left the department at the moment.

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King County Courthouse adjacent to City Hall Park (courtesy of City of Seattle)

County council votes to take dangerous park out of Seattle’s hands

City Hall Park, next to the courthouse in downtown Seattle, has had multiple reports of crime.

King County Courthouse adjacent to City Hall Park (courtesy of City of Seattle)
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Health care workers call on state’s hospitals to help mitigate staffing crisis

Health care workers unions claim hospitals have the resources to fix the issue.

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Gladys Mills Pennington relaxes at Cogir Memory Care in Bothell (photo by Cameron Sheppard)

Gladys Mills Pennington celebrates her 107th birthday

She was born on Oct. 17, 1914 in Deer Park, Washington.

Gladys Mills Pennington relaxes at Cogir Memory Care in Bothell (photo by Cameron Sheppard)