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Sign up for 2020 ‘Run to Rwanda’ Fun Run slated for September

Clyde Hill resident Sophie Sharp, an 11th grade student at The Overlake School, Redmond, and alum of St. Thomas School, Medina, is once again organizing… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
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Washington State Fair cancelled

Washington State Fair cancelled

COVID-19 outbreak claims another event

  • Jul 8, 2020
Washington State Fair cancelled
TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.

Local production company seeking film, TV pitches from young minority creatives

The Big Pitch competition, put on by TLG Motion Pictures (“Hoarders”), started about six months ago.

TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.
Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health

Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health

The stream-a-thon supports NAMI Eastside and nonprofit Hold Your Crown

  • May 26, 2020
Local musicians hold virtual benefit concert for mental health
Waste reduction from home

Waste reduction from home

A monthly column from Waste Management.

  • May 7, 2020
Waste reduction from home
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

  • Apr 24, 2020
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses
UW students create Spira app to gather COVID-19 data

UW students create Spira app to gather COVID-19 data

The app was created to screen for respiratory diseases but the teen creators shifted their focus once the COVID-19 outbreak began.

  • Apr 23, 2020
UW students create Spira app to gather COVID-19 data
KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

A monthly column about the King County Library System.

  • Apr 15, 2020
KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons
Earth Month 2020 and COVID-19

Earth Month 2020 and COVID-19

A Waste Management column about caring for the planet and each other.

  • Apr 13, 2020
Earth Month 2020 and COVID-19
‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’
Courtesy photo. Scott Brittain and his son Ryker at Blake’s Pizzeria in Carnation (before state regulations for COVID-19 mandated restaurants switch to takeout only). Scott has been a customer since he was a kid, and now he and his family are still regulars.

In Carnation, Blake’s carries on with carryout

Community supports local pizzeria during COVID-19 pandemic.

Courtesy photo. Scott Brittain and his son Ryker at Blake’s Pizzeria in Carnation (before state regulations for COVID-19 mandated restaurants switch to takeout only). Scott has been a customer since he was a kid, and now he and his family are still regulars.
Savannah Lynn and Will Chadek in the Second Story Repertory of Redmond’s production of “The Fantasticks.” “The Fantasticks” had been performed three times by the organization until coronavirus concerns resulted in the cancellation of the remaining dates. Photo by Michael Brunk

How is the coronavirus affecting the arts?

Representatives from Eastside arts institutions discuss their experiences.

Savannah Lynn and Will Chadek in the Second Story Repertory of Redmond’s production of “The Fantasticks.” “The Fantasticks” had been performed three times by the organization until coronavirus concerns resulted in the cancellation of the remaining dates. Photo by Michael Brunk
From left, Kristen Zuray, Wendy Laxton and Tonya Guinn speak at Trail Youth’s 2019 birthday celebration fundraiser. This year their annual event is a banquet scheduled for April 4. Courtesy photo

Trail Youth celebrates a year of coffee, positivity

Trail Youth banquet fundraiser scheduled for April 4.

From left, Kristen Zuray, Wendy Laxton and Tonya Guinn speak at Trail Youth’s 2019 birthday celebration fundraiser. This year their annual event is a banquet scheduled for April 4. Courtesy photo

MSHS jazz band invited to Essentially Ellington for sixth time

MSHS is one of 18 finalists for the prestigious competition

Jacqueline Tribble painting during a previous Finally Friday Art and Wine Walk event. Courtesy photo
Jacqueline Tribble painting during a previous Finally Friday Art and Wine Walk event. Courtesy photo
A GoFundMe page has been set up for the Ralphs family after their home along the Raging River was yellow-tagged. Photo courtesy of Friends of the Ralphs Family GoFundMe page

Family of four forced to leave home along Raging River in Preston

Erosion has deemed the house yellow-tagged by King County services.

A GoFundMe page has been set up for the Ralphs family after their home along the Raging River was yellow-tagged. Photo courtesy of Friends of the Ralphs Family GoFundMe page
Courtesy photo                                The Snoqualmie Valley Evergreens 4-H club will host a rabbit show on Feb. 29 in North Bend.

4-H rabbit show on Feb. 29 in North Bend

The show is open to the public. There is no admission for spectators.

  • Feb 21, 2020
Courtesy photo                                The Snoqualmie Valley Evergreens 4-H club will host a rabbit show on Feb. 29 in North Bend.
Courtesy photo                                Manny the rooster, a cockfighting rescue, in front of supplies. Rooster Haus Rescue is stocking up, preparing to stay a while due to a landslide on 356th Drive Southeast in Fall City, a sole access road for some 75 homes.

Animal sanctuary affected by sole-access road slide in Fall City

Roosters get ready to wait it out.

Courtesy photo                                Manny the rooster, a cockfighting rescue, in front of supplies. Rooster Haus Rescue is stocking up, preparing to stay a while due to a landslide on 356th Drive Southeast in Fall City, a sole access road for some 75 homes.
Courtesy photo                                North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland (R) presents the 2019 Citizen of the Year award to North Bend resident Beth Burrows at the city’s Feb. 4, 2020 council meeting.

North Bend’s Citizen of the Year

Beth Burrows recognized for outstanding contributions to the community.

Courtesy photo                                North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland (R) presents the 2019 Citizen of the Year award to North Bend resident Beth Burrows at the city’s Feb. 4, 2020 council meeting.
Making a human connection in a sea of social media

Making a human connection in a sea of social media

A monthly health column about natural medicine.

  • Feb 12, 2020
Making a human connection in a sea of social media