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What’s next for the I-405 master plan?

New express toll lanes from Renton to Bellevue are coming soon.

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Puget Sound Energy’s Energize Eastside project will replace two-pole towers with taller, single poles and four-pole towers with two poles. Photos courtesy of Puget Sound Energy

Fight over Energize Eastside continues

Community groups remain opposed to PSE’s planned system upgrade.

Puget Sound Energy’s Energize Eastside project will replace two-pole towers with taller, single poles and four-pole towers with two poles. Photos courtesy of Puget Sound Energy
Superior Court judge Veronica Alicea-Galván presides over the courtroom on March 19. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Dissecting the future of impactful pretrial decision making

Data on inmates not being cohesively collected is needed for decision making, advocates say.

Superior Court judge Veronica Alicea-Galván presides over the courtroom on March 19. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
The Mountains to Sound Greenway was recently was designated as a National Heritage area. Photo courtesy of Mountains to Sound Greenway

Local gem becomes national treasure

The Mountains to Sound Greenway was recently designated as a National Heritage Area.

The Mountains to Sound Greenway was recently was designated as a National Heritage area. Photo courtesy of Mountains to Sound Greenway
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King County approves bargaining agreement with 60 unions

Employees will receive wage increases and $500 bonus.

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Suspects charged with organized retail theft

Police recover more than $10,000 in stolen goods from suspect vehicles.

Salish Lodge development could raise property taxes

A future city council will decide if money from the lodge will be used to offset possible increases.

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank distributed a total of 725,488 pounds of food and 172,733 pounds of produce last year. SVFB helps residents from Preston, Fall City, Snoqualmie and North Bend.

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank receives King County Grant

Funds will help enhance food bank outdoor space

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank distributed a total of 725,488 pounds of food and 172,733 pounds of produce last year. SVFB helps residents from Preston, Fall City, Snoqualmie and North Bend.
Vivian, one of many cared for at a child care center of the Kiwassa Neighbourhood House in Vancouver, B.C., spends the day outside on a tricycle on March 21. The site was awarded prototype status by the government of British Columbia as part of an effort to ease skyrocketing child care costs in the province. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Clues for fixing King County’s child care woes may be found in British Columbia

B.C. struggles with many of the same problems as Washington state.

Vivian, one of many cared for at a child care center of the Kiwassa Neighbourhood House in Vancouver, B.C., spends the day outside on a tricycle on March 21. The site was awarded prototype status by the government of British Columbia as part of an effort to ease skyrocketing child care costs in the province. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
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                                Valley Center Stage presents “The Seafarer” March 29-April 13. From left, René Schuchter, Peter Cook, Jim Snyder and Michael Murdock.

“The Seafarer” set to debut at Valley Center Stage

Jim Snyder directs the chilling Irish play.

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                                Valley Center Stage presents “The Seafarer” March 29-April 13. From left, René Schuchter, Peter Cook, Jim Snyder and Michael Murdock.
Students gathered at Seattle’s Cal Anderson park on March 15 as part of a national climate walkout. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo

Students walk out of class for Youth Climate Strike

Nationwide action to draw attention to climate change took place March 15.

Students gathered at Seattle’s Cal Anderson park on March 15 as part of a national climate walkout. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo
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AG suing opioid distributors for ‘ignoring red flags’

Kirkland mother shares her son’s history with methadone.

Graphic courtesy of the Office of the Attorney General.
A look inside the King County Juvenile Detention Center. File photo

King County is still using solitary confinement on juveniles

Report on solitary confinement shows the county is not honoring its agreement.

A look inside the King County Juvenile Detention Center. File photo
Thomas Speckhardt stands on his property line next to a power line easement in Issaquah. The line was recently reclaimed by Bonneville Power Administration from Puget Sound Energy and the company is hoping to expand vegetation clearance around it. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

BPA could remove thousands of trees along Eastside transmission lines

The maintenance would affect power lines running from Renton to Monroe.

Thomas Speckhardt stands on his property line next to a power line easement in Issaquah. The line was recently reclaimed by Bonneville Power Administration from Puget Sound Energy and the company is hoping to expand vegetation clearance around it. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo
King County Council with Sarah Reyneveld, chair of the King County Women’s Advisory Board. Photo courtesy of King County

King County proclaims March as Women’s History Month

This year’s theme is Womxn Who Lead: Stories from the past and how they influence the future.

King County Council with Sarah Reyneveld, chair of the King County Women’s Advisory Board. Photo courtesy of King County

Snoqualmie City Hall turns out the lights for Earth Hour

The global event includes numerous cities, landmarks and organizations across the globe.

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The Art Gallery of SnoValley has operated as Snoqualmie’s interim visitor information center since May 2017. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Art Gallery of SnoValley receives funding for visitor information services in 2019

Snoqualmie city council approved funding for the art gallery to provide tourism services this summer

The Art Gallery of SnoValley has operated as Snoqualmie’s interim visitor information center since May 2017. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

One dead after bus collides into disabled vehicle on I-90

Female passenger transported to Overlake with minor injuries.

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.

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