Bellevue pastor Phil Antilla said his support of the LGBTQ community will continue, following a controversial global vote of the United Methodist Church. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

United Methodist vote has churches’ future in question

Congregations debate separation following gay-clergy, same-sex marriage ban.

Cultural Crossroads Fesitval brings more than 50 nationalities together for 28th annual event

Communities from 50 cultures gathered last weekend for the 28th annual Cultural Crossroads Festival.

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

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Intellectual Ventures awarded $43 million in patent infringement trial

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Community members gathered at Bellevue Square on March 2 to celebrate the eighth annual Lunar New Year Celebration. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Annual Chinese Lunar New Year at Bellevue Square

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Gov. Jay Inlsee signs into law the Native American Voting Rights Act, which allows a non-traditional address to be used for voter registration for residents who live on reservations. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Native American Voting Rights Act signed into law

Non-traditional addresses can be used for voter registration on tribal lands

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Newport Knights junior shortstop Alexis Barashkoff is determined to lead her team back to the Class 4A state tournament for the second consecutive season on the softball field this spring. Barashkoff went 2-for-2 at the plate in a loss against the Bonney Lake Panthers on March 14. Shaun Scott, staff photo

The center of attention on the softball field

Newport junior shortstop Alexis Barashkoff wants her team to become a perennial powerhouse.

Newport Knights senior Alexis Khauv (pictured) hustles toward first base after laying down a bunt against the Bonney Lake Panthers on March 14 in Factoria. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Panthers defeat Knights in nonleague softball matchup

Bonney Lake earns road victory against Newport.

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