Bothell police recruits Amanda Rees and Dan Wiseman. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Police chiefs: More than a year to find, train new officers

HB1253 requires new hires complete basic training requirements within two months.

President’s emergency declaration sparks immediate legal backlash

Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team will sue the White House if federal funds originally intended for Washington state are interrupted.

River stabilization project begins planning phase

The city of Snoqualmie has partnered with King County to install 400 feet of riverbank stabilization

Image by Google Maps.

Expanding culture, government

North Bend will do a cultural exchange with the town of Mestia in the European country of Georgia.

Captain Ron Mead, commander of the Washington State Patrol in King County, directs traffic on the top of Snoqualmie Pass. Photo courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson.

Convoy leads Snoqualmie travelers to safety

Immense snowfall led to dicey conditions on the pass.

OPINION: What’s wrong with happily ever after? | Windows and Mirrors

The world is filled with the negative; romance novels can be a way from taking a break from it all.

Opportunities abound: Airpark 137 development site in Moses Lake prime for investors

Engel & Völkers listing allows for tax advantages through federal Opportunity Zone program

Six Mount Si High School Wildcats student athletes made their collegiate athletic choices known to the entire North Bend/Snoqualmie community during a signing-day ceremony on the morning of Feb. 7 at Mount Si High School. Mount Si athletes moving on to the collegiate level in their respective sports consisted of Hayley West (Oregon State University-rowing), Jonny Barrett (Dartmouth-football), Tessa Lewis (Southwestern University-lacrosse), Jessica Morris (University of Findlay-lacrosse), Mateo DiDomenico (Cal State East Bay-soccer) and Joe Waskom (University of Washington-track). Photo courtesy of Darren Brown

Wildcat athletes partake in signing-day ceremony

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Inglemoor junior Cecelia Bresee, right, is defended proficiently by Mount Si freshman forward Lauren Glazier, left, during a Wes-King 4A district playoff game on Feb. 7 at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Vikings earn win against Wildcats in loser-out playoff game

Mount Si girls hoops team finishes the season with 11 wins.

Invest in our rural communities through recreation

A guest opinion by the state commissioner for public lands.

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Mount Si 170-pound wrestler Sage Phelps, right, pictured wrestling against North Creek’s Matt Kendrick in the finals, earned second place in his weight class at the 4A KingCo wrestling tournament on Feb. 2 at North Creek High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wildcats grapplers perform well at 4A KingCo tournament

Mount Si wrestling team finishes in second place at KingCo tourney.

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News

President’s emergency declaration sparks immediate legal backlash

Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team will sue the White House if federal funds originally intended for Washington state are interrupted.

 

Bill targets sexual health curriculum in Washington schools

Senate Bill 5395 is co-sponsored by 17 Democratic representatives and introduced by Sen. Claire Wilson, D-Federal Way.

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Business

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

Bellevue-based CEO wanted a simpler solution to his own problems

 

Despite interest rates approach, real estate ticking onward

A real estate snap shot from John L. Scott Real Estate.

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Marketplace

Opportunities abound: Airpark 137 development site in Moses Lake prime for investors

Engel & Völkers listing allows for tax advantages through federal Opportunity Zone program

 

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect Continue reading...

 

This year, the Bellevue College Foundation awarded 170 scholarships, for a total of $360,000! Among the recipients were students Quiniece Hubbard and Sharlene MacPherson, here with BC Foundation Board President Jim Chesemore and BC President Dr Jerry Weber. Photo by Alabastro Photography.

Apply today! College scholarship program breaks down financial barriers

Deadline to apply for Bellevue College Foundation scholarships is March 4

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Opinion

Invest in our rural communities through recreation

A guest opinion by the state commissioner for public lands.

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Northwest

Bill targets sexual health curriculum in Washington schools

Senate Bill 5395 is co-sponsored by 17 Democratic representatives and introduced by Sen. Claire Wilson, D-Federal Way.

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According to King County’s Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) annual report, Seattle had the highest rate of people using services at 36 percent of the total, followed by 31 percent from South King County, 18 percent from the greater Eastside, and 7 percent from north county including Shoreline.

Study shows King County’s treatment funding is making progress

A document on the county’s .1 percent health sales tax was accepted Wednesday by the county council.