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                                Richard Burhans with Sinacia Yovanovich at the Euro Lounge Cafe and crepe restaurant in downtown North Bend.

Valley artist honored for lifetime work

Richard Burhans is the man behind many of the Valley’s notable murals.

Si View Metro Parks make progress on aquatics facility plan

Si View Metro Parks is expecting the Aquatics Center Feasibility Study to be finished in August.

An aerial photo shows the locations of two earthquakes and five aftershocks in and near Monroe, which rattled the Puget Sound region early Friday. The first was the magnitude 4.6 quake at upper right, 13 miles under the intersection of U.S. 2 and Fryelands Boulevard SE at 2:51 a.m. The second, magnitude 3.5, occurred 18 miles under the Old Snohomish-Monroe Road at 2:53 a.m. The aftershocks followed during the ensuing two hours. This image depicts an area about 3 miles wide. (Herald staff and the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network)

Early wake-up call: Twin quakes under Monroe rattle region

Thousands of people felt them. They were magnitude 4.6 and 3.5 and hit minutes apart.

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King County could loan 4Culture $20 million

The loan would be repaid by the organization and used to help serve marginalized communities.

Happy Fourth — Do we have freedom? What is freedom anyway?

A column about mindfulness and mental well being.

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Opposition and supporters of Drag Queen Story Hour make showing in Issaquah

A lack of police at a recent county library board meeting led some to feel intimidated.

Bellevue childcare center celebrates with Storytime LIVE! characters Curious George and Pinkalicious

Kiddie Academy invites area families to 9th annual free reading event

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.

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City Council approves EMS contract for Echo Glen center

Annual revenue agreement is for $16,578.

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Cruise Industry Buoys the Statewide Economy

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Life

Happy Fourth — Do we have freedom? What is freedom anyway?

A column about mindfulness and mental well being.

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Marketplace

Bellevue childcare center celebrates with Storytime LIVE! characters Curious George and Pinkalicious

Kiddie Academy invites area families to 9th annual free reading event

 

Cruise Industry Buoys the Statewide Economy

Every spring and summer, travelers from around the country and across the Continue reading...

 

Apps for When You’re Hungry and in a Hurry

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Get ACTIVE, stay HEALTHY, have FUN with Issaquah Sports Medicine Combine

Free July 13 event welcomes the community to Lake Sammamish State Park

 

Opinion
Former Gov. Gary Locke discusses the importance of an accurate census count. Samantha Pak/staff photo

The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors

The 2020 Census is coming and that can greatly affect everything from government representation and federal funding.

 

Northwest
VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.