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Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their handprints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photo

Examining hate crimes on the Eastside

The Anti-Defamation League has been tracking hate-fueled crimes and incidents to paint a picture of trends in communities.

 

Fall City voters will decide on fire district merger on April 23

Fire District 27 may merge with Eastside Fire and Rescue’s District 10 after the upcoming election.

 

Sandy Cove Park riverbank stabilization approved by city council; town hall meetings planned

Sandy Cove Park’s riverbank stabilization was approved and the council discussed town hall meetings.

 

The MSHS jazz band practices for the upcoming Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival in New York City. Back row from left: Sage Eisenhour, Ethan Horn, Paula Bachtal, Brandon Wilhite. Front row from left: Tate Satterlee, James Kolke, Corey Gazit, Erik Thurston. Madison Miller/staff photo

MSHS jazz band selected as top 15 finalists for Essentially Ellington competition and festival

This will be the band’s fifth time participating in the annual jazz festival and competition in New York.

The MSHS jazz band practices for the upcoming Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival in New York City. Back row from left: Sage Eisenhour, Ethan Horn, Paula Bachtal, Brandon Wilhite. Front row from left: Tate Satterlee, James Kolke, Corey Gazit, Erik Thurston. Madison Miller/staff photo
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams speaking following his tour at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in Seattle on Feb. 7. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo.

Local House reps. vote in favor of removing MMR personal exemptions

Eastside politicians vote overwhelmingly in favor of HB 1638.

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams speaking following his tour at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in Seattle on Feb. 7. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo.

United Methodist vote has churches’ future in question

Congregations debate separation following gay-clergy, same-sex marriage ban.

SVSD bus yard following snowstorm. Photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley School District

Eastside schools announce schedule accommodations to snow days

MISD, SVSD, NSD and BSD have announced their plans to address the school days missed to Feb. snowstorms.

SVSD bus yard following snowstorm. Photo courtesy of Snoqualmie Valley School District
Sip Suds and Si returns to North Bend with wine, beer, art and live music. Photo courtesy of North Bend Downtown Foundation‎.

Sip Suds and Si returns to North Bend

The North Bend Downtown Foundation is partnering with wineries, breweries, artists and musicians for the second Sip Suds and Si.

Sip Suds and Si returns to North Bend with wine, beer, art and live music. Photo courtesy of North Bend Downtown Foundation‎.
Courtney Gregoire, Port of Seattle Commissioner, will speak at the Eastside Regional Business Summit on April 25. Photo courtesy of the Port of Seattle

Issaquah Chamber to host Eastside Regional Business Summit

The Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce will host the summit in Snoqualmie along with partners.

  • Mar 14, 2019
Courtney Gregoire, Port of Seattle Commissioner, will speak at the Eastside Regional Business Summit on April 25. Photo courtesy of the Port of Seattle
The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Waste study puts numbers behind King County trash alternatives

County has one remaining landfill located near Maple Valley, and it’s nearing capacity

The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

U.S. is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9; Boeing supports decision

Update: The decision does not affect Renton production lines.

Volunteers gathered at Big Finn Hill Park in Kirkland for the ceremonial tree planting day on Feb 27. King County Executive Dow Constantine thanked everyone who’s contributed to the milestone for the One Million Trees initiative. Photo courtesy of King County.

King County moves closer to planting one million trees

Volunteers have planted 705,840 trees. Only 425,000 more trees to go.

Volunteers gathered at Big Finn Hill Park in Kirkland for the ceremonial tree planting day on Feb 27. King County Executive Dow Constantine thanked everyone who’s contributed to the milestone for the One Million Trees initiative. Photo courtesy of King County.

Women in law enforcement take the lead

King County’s female police chiefs outline their career paths.

The King County Council awarded nine citizens the Martin Luther King Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service on Feb 27. Photo courtesy of King County council.

King County residents receive Martin Luther King medal of distinguished service

Recipients include Eastside King County residents, Amy Biggs and Jim McEachran

The King County Council awarded nine citizens the Martin Luther King Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service on Feb 27. Photo courtesy of King County council.

Eastside church sues state on International Women’s Day to overturn abortion coverage

The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom, which is classified as a hate group by Southern Poverty Law Center

Land petition lawsuit dismissed; citizen on hook for legal costs

Judge rules land use petition of Salish Expansion is “not well-grounded in fact.”

Councilmember Kathy Lambert from District 3, donated a “retired” King County Metro van to Carnation Farms. The donated van will benefit the farm in transporting kids to and from educational programs. Photo courtesy of King County council.

Carnation Farms receives “retired” King County van

Van will benefit the farm in transporting kids to and from educational programs

Councilmember Kathy Lambert from District 3, donated a “retired” King County Metro van to Carnation Farms. The donated van will benefit the farm in transporting kids to and from educational programs. Photo courtesy of King County council.
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Ferguson contacts WA sheriffs about enforcing gun control measure

Letter addresses points of confusion over Initiative 1639

  • Mar 4, 2019
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