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A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

County plans for second safe drug site on hold

Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.

 

Gray wolves could soon return to native territory in Western Washington

As territory in Eastern Washington fills up, the Cascades may prove a home for the state’s wolves.

 

Local activist groups hold rally outside Dino Rossi fundraiser

Fuse Washington put a call out for people to rally after Rossi did not respond to a request for comment regarding funding from the gun industry.

 

Snowpacks above average across the state

Higher than normal snowpacks in Washington are good news for Puget Sound residents.

County emphasizes impaired driving patrols on 4/20

King County deputies will be patrolling with a dedicated focus on impaired driver detection.

  • Apr 19, 2018

King County updates on Tolt Hill Bridge

Construction is set to begin on April 23.

  • Apr 19, 2018

CSA helps local farmers

Snoqualmie Valley farmers join together in cooperative venture.

  • Apr 19, 2018

Assault kits provide ‘fresh start’ for survivors

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Photo courtesy of PSE

PSE offers ways to reduce carbon footprints this Earth Month

PSE plans to hand out thousands of seeds and seedlings at events throughout the Eastside.

  • Apr 19, 2018
Photo courtesy of PSE

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Construction set to start next week on I-90 Snoqualmie Pass

Drivers need to plan for delays, slow down and pay attention through work zones this summer.

  • Apr 18, 2018

Snoqualmie, North Bend proclaim April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Local resident shares how community resources helped her family heal from abuse.

Activists begin collecting signatures for November carbon fee initiative

A carbon fee could be on November’s ballot if supporters of I-1631 gather enough signatures.

Kim Wyman, Washington’s secretary of state and chief elections officer, discusses the importance of election integrity with the Redmond Rotary on April 12. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Wyman prepared to protect elections

Washington’s secretary of state talks hacking, social media and more at Redmond Rotary.

Kim Wyman, Washington’s secretary of state and chief elections officer, discusses the importance of election integrity with the Redmond Rotary on April 12. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Wildlife speaker to give update on wolf population at North Bend event April 16

Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife Wolf Manager Ben Maletzke will present.

  • Apr 16, 2018

North Bend hosts community meeting to discuss development concerns

City staff met with North Bend residents to talk shop about development anxiety.

King County Sheriff’s deputies to carry naloxone

All 450 deputies are slated carry the heroin overdose antidote by mid-summer.

North Bend approves road realignment and new traffic consultants

The city hopes to improve road safety at the intersection of SE Tanner Road and North Bend Way.

Critics say draft plan from county task force on homelessness underwhelms

One Table’s first stab at recommendations leaves some members calling for a bolder, clearly financed plan.