Kailan Manandic

(Right to left) Gabrielle Karber, Ritusha Samal and Teagan Grabish show off the disaster preparedness poster their group developed as part of a short activity at FEMA. Photo courtesy of FEMA Region 10, Jeffrey Markham

FEMA encourages year-round disaster preparedness

National Preparedness Month, on the tail end of hurricane season, encourages locals to be mindful.

 

An illustration of the difference between equality and equity. Photo courtesy of King County

King County launches reporting website for equity efforts

The new site details efforts and shortcomings as the county attempts to minimize inequity.

 

Hiker falls, dies along Pacific Crest Trail

County sheriff’s office and other first responders launched a six-hour recovery mission.

 

The dump truck was engulfed in flames when first responders arrived on the scene. Photos courtesy of Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson

Woman dies in crash near Sammamish and Fall City, Snoqualmie man sustains minor injuries

Two vehicles crashed near Tolt Hill Road along Redmond-Fall City Road, incinerating a dump truck.

The dump truck was engulfed in flames when first responders arrived on the scene. Photos courtesy of Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson

Unknown suspects steal three golf carts

The suspects stole the carts from Cascade Golf Course.

Duvall detectives determine suspicious deaths were murder-suicide

The deceased were discovered on July 6 after not showing up to a Fourth of July party.

Jake Leland, Madison Leland and Jaren Stevenson on Hood Canal. Photo courtesy of Jake and Madison Leland

Carnation natives set out on the ‘greatest motoring adventure’

The Mongol Rally will send Carnation natives on a 10,000-mile journey across Eurasia.

Jake Leland, Madison Leland and Jaren Stevenson on Hood Canal. Photo courtesy of Jake and Madison Leland
Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com

Police investigate former council candidate’s claimed Cornell degree

Langley would not comment on the investigation.

Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com
Workers install girders as part of a previous project in 2012 along westbound SR 520. Reporter File Photo

Worker dies after fall along SR 520

The accident occurred at a construction site near the 148th Avenue Northeast interchange.

Workers install girders as part of a previous project in 2012 along westbound SR 520. Reporter File Photo
Photo courtesy of Two Men and a Truck

Local movers’ campaign benefits domestic violence survivors on Mother’s Day

The Eastside’s Two Men and a Truck franchise celebrates mothers with the Movers for Moms campaign.

Photo courtesy of Two Men and a Truck
Mick Thompson, Eastside Audubon
                                Eastside Birders participate in the 2017 Karismatic Kestrels Birdathon. Locals spotted and recorder 109 bird species throughout Eastern Washington during a single day in May.

Eastside Audubon provides an active community for birders

The organization will host itsnext Juanita Bay Park tour on Sunday.

Mick Thompson, Eastside Audubon
                                Eastside Birders participate in the 2017 Karismatic Kestrels Birdathon. Locals spotted and recorder 109 bird species throughout Eastern Washington during a single day in May.