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Courtesy of the City of Kenmore.

Kenmore City Council adopts first Climate Action Plan, hopes to reach carbon neutrality by 2050

“The time to act is now and this is a critical investment in our future,” said the Deputy Mayor.

Courtesy of the City of Kenmore.
Courtesy of City of Kenmore.

The Hangar and Diva Espresso return to full operating hours

The Hangar, located in Kenmore Town Square, was designed to hold community gatherings.

Courtesy of City of Kenmore.
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King County Council approves creation of Cannabis Safety Taskforce amid rash of dispensary robberies

The multi-agency task force will cooperate to find ways to improve safety in the cash-only industry.

File photo.
Courtesy of King County Council.

Dembowski and Perry to host town hall at Northshore Senior Center

The event will take place on May 19 at 6:15 p.m. at the Northshore Senior Center in Bothell.

Courtesy of King County Council.
Screenshot from ORCA website

New ORCA system launches for regional transit across the Puget Sound

Overhaul includes new website, mobile application and digital business account manager.

Screenshot from ORCA website
Judged by XII: A King County Local Dive podcast. The hands shown here belong to Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson, who has been charged with homicide in the 2019 death of Jesse Sarey.

JUDGED BY XII (Episode 4): Foster mom wants accountability in Auburn cop’s upcoming murder trial

Special podcast series explores Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson’s role in the death of Jesse Sarey.

Judged by XII: A King County Local Dive podcast. The hands shown here belong to Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson, who has been charged with homicide in the 2019 death of Jesse Sarey.
Annie Song. Courtesy of Enkor Competition.

Bothell High School student to perform violin solo at Benaroya Hall

Annie Song will perform Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op 19 by Sergei Prokofiev on May 15.

Annie Song. Courtesy of Enkor Competition.
FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies.

Dozens of King County Sheriff’s Office employees left jobs instead of getting vaccinated

This added on to the existing number of vacancies in the department.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies.
Courtesy of Bellevue Downtown Association

Bellevue Downtown Association to host 15th Annual Bellevue Jazz & Blues Music Series

The event will be from June 1st to 5th and will feature over 25 artists.

Courtesy of Bellevue Downtown Association
Police lights (File photo)

Kirkland man faces charges after holding gun to victims’ heads

The defendant is facing two felony harassment charges and assault in the fourth degree.

Police lights (File photo)
Juanita High School Pool (Screenshot from Google Images)

$2 million in grant funding to help invest in aquatic recreation in North King County

Funding comes from the “penny for pools” amendment in the voter-approved 2020-2025 Parks Levy.

Juanita High School Pool (Screenshot from Google Images)
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King County audit finds backlog of property tax exemption applications for seniors, people with disabilities, and disabled veterans

The auditors found that program expansions lead to three-times the amount of applications.

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Attorney General Bob Ferguson (Screenshot from video press conference)

AG announces $518 million settlement from pharmaceutical companies over their role in opioid crisis

Most of the settlement money will be used to mitigate the opioid crisis in Washington.

Attorney General Bob Ferguson (Screenshot from video press conference)
Hyberbolic Honeycomb by Henry Segerman and Roice Nelson.

Cascadia College art gallery combines art and math

The exhibit will be held from May 9 until June 3, with a reception taking place on May 12.

Hyberbolic Honeycomb by Henry Segerman and Roice Nelson.
King County Local Dive podcast
King County Local Dive podcast
Houghton Transfer & Recycling Station (Screenshot from Google Images)

County wants community input on plans for Houghton Transfer and Recycling Station

Virtual meeting and Q&A sessions will be hosted on May 12 and 19.

Houghton Transfer & Recycling Station (Screenshot from Google Images)
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WSP looking for witnesses to a shooting on Highway 18

Shots fired at truck April 29 in Auburn

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Courtesy of WA DOH.

Tuberculosis cases on the rise in Washington state

As of April 28, 70 TB cases have been reported, and 17 new cases have connections with each other.

Courtesy of WA DOH.
Puget Sound Restoration Fund photo

New Eyes on Kelp initiative boosts underwater monitoring of kelp beds

Puget Sound’s kelp forest are in decline due to pollution and threats from climate change.

Puget Sound Restoration Fund photo