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Attorney General Bob Ferguson visited the Reporter’s office. Carrie Rodriguez/staff photo

Northshore area lawmakers sponsor attorney general bills

The bills focus on gun control, consumer protection and raising vape and tobacco product age limits.

 

Kailan Manandic, Photo Illustration

UPDATE: 911 services partially back online, FCC investigates

CenturyLink and King County report most 911 calls are getting through.

 

Juvy Diversion keeps kids out of court and away from crime

The diversion program recruits community volunteers to oversee local juvenile cases.

 

Rising rat populations cost Eastsiders thousands in repairs

The widespread increase in rat populations has been wreaking havoc in previously untouched areas.

The Echo Glen Children’s Center holds about 135 male and female youth in residence. The youth range from age 10 to 20 and come from all throughout the state. Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

Police catch escapees from local juvenile detention center

The escapees dashed into the surrounding wetlands and were eventually found by a security guard.

The Echo Glen Children’s Center holds about 135 male and female youth in residence. The youth range from age 10 to 20 and come from all throughout the state. Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
The cabin is located 8 miles up Southeast Middle Fork Road and is known within the hiking community. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Man sentenced to 9 months for child porn possession

Daniel M. Wood was linked to DNA within a “fairy cabin” in the Snoqualmie National Forest.

The cabin is located 8 miles up Southeast Middle Fork Road and is known within the hiking community. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office
Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

‘Porch pirates’ plunder local packages

Eastside police departments spoke on the ‘porch pirate’ problem and ask locals to report the crime.

Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration
The Eastside strike team consisted of a dozen firefighters from local cities. They assisted with small brush fires and watched over a small community near Malibu as a fire raged on a nearby hillside. Photos courtesy of Jeff Storey and Dave McDaniel

Local firefighters aid in California wildfires

Firefighters from Eastside Fire & Rescue, Snoqualmie, Fall City and Duvall fire departments assisted.

The Eastside strike team consisted of a dozen firefighters from local cities. They assisted with small brush fires and watched over a small community near Malibu as a fire raged on a nearby hillside. Photos courtesy of Jeff Storey and Dave McDaniel
Sallal announced that they made repairs to the vandalized water tank on Nov. 3. They finished test results and lifted the no drink order on Nov. 10. Photo courtesy of Sallal Water Association

No drink order lifted on North Bend homes

Locals in 82 homes were ordered to not drink their tap water for about 10 days.

Sallal announced that they made repairs to the vandalized water tank on Nov. 3. They finished test results and lifted the no drink order on Nov. 10. Photo courtesy of Sallal Water Association
Sallal announced that they made repairs to the vandalized water tank on Nov. 3. They are still awaiting test results before lifting the no drink order. Photo courtesy of Sallal Water Association

Police interview teen in connection to water tower vandalism

The affected North Bend Homes are still under a no drink order as Sallal runs further tests.

Sallal announced that they made repairs to the vandalized water tank on Nov. 3. They are still awaiting test results before lifting the no drink order. Photo courtesy of Sallal Water Association
The Sallal Water Association, which serves the Riverpoint neighborhood, sent out a letter to the affected households on Oct. 31.

Water tank vandalized, possibly tainted in North Bend

UPDATE: White pellets were confirmed to be biodegradable airsoft BBs, no drink order still in effect

The Sallal Water Association, which serves the Riverpoint neighborhood, sent out a letter to the affected households on Oct. 31.
The suspect made “disturbing” posts, including guns and threats, on Snapchat, a popular image- and video-based social media app. Kailan Manandic, Photo Illustration

Former Two Rivers student arrested for threats on Snapchat

The recently expelled 15-year-old was arrested after making threatening posts on Snapchat.

The suspect made “disturbing” posts, including guns and threats, on Snapchat, a popular image- and video-based social media app. Kailan Manandic, Photo Illustration

State Supreme Court bans life without parole for juveniles

Washington, along with 20 other states, will no longer sentence juveniles to life without parole.

Two Eastside killers see sentences changed

Death penalty ruled unconstitutional, death row sentences changed to life without parole

Two women killed in King County’s latest DUI fatality

The Kent women were heading to work in Snoqualmie when an impaired driver crossed the centerline.

Eastside Fire & Rescue launches local Fire Explorers program

The 20-week Fire Explorers post will teach local high-schoolers the ins and outs of firefighting.

Tribal leaders see social security fairness with new law

President Donald Trump signed the Tribal Social Security Fairness Act of 2018 into law last week.

Police offer defense classes to Snoqualmie, North Bend women

The defense classes have been offered since 2012 using the nationally-recognized RAD program.

(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.

(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
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.

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