Ashley Hiruko

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.

 

Suspects charged with organized retail theft

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

 

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.

 

Graphic courtesy of the Office of the Attorney General.

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.

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
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.

One dead after car flips into Patterson Creek

Two others injured in Sunday night accident.

Paul Kramer speaks at a press conference on the one-year anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. His son Will was a survivor of a gun violence incident in Mukilteo. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Repercussions could come to law enforcement who refuse I-1639, AG says

‘State and local law enforcement must uphold Washington law.’

Paul Kramer speaks at a press conference on the one-year anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. His son Will was a survivor of a gun violence incident in Mukilteo. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Parents are feeling the pinch of child care costs

A King County report charts ways the county could reduce child care costs and boost access.

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Former Snoqualmie City Council member arrested outside bar

Jay Rodne charged for complicity in minor’s possession of alcohol.

The trash situation at a Redmond apartment complex remained overflowing in the afternoon on Tuesday, Feb. 19, after a series of snowstorms hit the region in February. Corey Morris/staff photo

Garbage service resumes on Eastside, after weeks without collection

Snow disrupted service on the Eastside.

The trash situation at a Redmond apartment complex remained overflowing in the afternoon on Tuesday, Feb. 19, after a series of snowstorms hit the region in February. Corey Morris/staff photo
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.

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

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.

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.

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.
Photo courtesy of Roberto Ross

One of the ‘snowiest’ months on record

Citizens fled to stores to stock up on needed supplies; City staff worked to keep roads clear.

Photo courtesy of Roberto Ross
Photo by Brian Davis of North Bend.

Snow hits lowland areas of King County

More snow could fall Friday evening.

Photo by Brian Davis of North Bend.

Snoqualmie named safest city in Washington

Oak Harbor, Sunnyside, West Richland were others to top list.

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

Mandatory MMR vaccine a possibility in Washington state

Measles outbreak slows as four new cases are confirmed in Oregon.

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control