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Council candidates for Position 1 speak to level of service, growth, and homelessness

The candidates are incumbent John Stokes, Holly Zhang and Martin Acevedo.

 

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

King County jail’s leaky pipes have national implications

Lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court alleges Aquatherm has been selling faulty pipes.

 

Islamic Center Approved to Rebuild on Damaged Building’s Footprint

After being hit by two arsons since 2017, the Islamic Center of Eastside is on its way to a rebuild

  • Jul 18, 2019

 

From left, candidate Margie Ye, Jennifer Robertson and James Bible. Courtesy photos

City Council candidate profiles, Pos. 7

James Bible, incumbent Jennifer Robertson, and Margie Ye.

  • Jul 17, 2019
From left, candidate Margie Ye, Jennifer Robertson and James Bible. Courtesy photos
From left, JD Yu, Janice Zahn, Mark Wilson

City Council candidate profiles, Pos. 5

Mark Wilson, incumbent Janice Zahn, and JD Yu.

  • Jul 17, 2019
From left, JD Yu, Janice Zahn, Mark Wilson

Amazon’s scope of Bellevue development elevates

600-foot-tall tower to bring nearly 600 workers to Bellevue so far

  • Jul 16, 2019
VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

Bellevue PD: 153 firework reports made on temporary heat map tool

Improvements to be made, tool expected to return next year

‘Feedback loops’ of methane, CO2 echo environmental problem beyond Washington

University of Washington among researchers of climate change’s effects in global temperatures.

An aerial photo shows the locations of two earthquakes and five aftershocks in and near Monroe, which rattled the Puget Sound region early Friday. The first was the magnitude 4.6 quake at upper right, 13 miles under the intersection of U.S. 2 and Fryelands Boulevard SE at 2:51 a.m. The second, magnitude 3.5, occurred 18 miles under the Old Snohomish-Monroe Road at 2:53 a.m. The aftershocks followed during the ensuing two hours. This image depicts an area about 3 miles wide. (Herald staff and the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network)

Early wake-up call: Twin quakes under Monroe rattle region

Thousands of people felt them. They were magnitude 4.6 and 3.5 and hit minutes apart.

  • Jul 12, 2019
An aerial photo shows the locations of two earthquakes and five aftershocks in and near Monroe, which rattled the Puget Sound region early Friday. The first was the magnitude 4.6 quake at upper right, 13 miles under the intersection of U.S. 2 and Fryelands Boulevard SE at 2:51 a.m. The second, magnitude 3.5, occurred 18 miles under the Old Snohomish-Monroe Road at 2:53 a.m. The aftershocks followed during the ensuing two hours. This image depicts an area about 3 miles wide. (Herald staff and the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network)
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King County Sheriff’s Office has been giving ICE unredacted information

Both the office and jail have supplied the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

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Warning sign for a road closure. File photo

King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

Shortfall is roughly $250 million each year; county may seek tax from unincorporated voters.

Warning sign for a road closure. File photo
35 BSD school buses will have have paddle cameras, and violators will receive a $419 fine. Photo courtesy of Bellevue School District

BSD records 923 bus paddle violations

From Jan. 7 to June 21, 923 bus paddle violations were recorded.

35 BSD school buses will have have paddle cameras, and violators will receive a $419 fine. Photo courtesy of Bellevue School District
A rendering of Verizon’s light pole small cell implementation designs. Courtesy of the city of Kirkland

Public Wi-Fi and Small Cell technology make progress in Bellevue

Bellevue makes progress on providing public Wi-Fi and Small Cell antennas on city poles.

A rendering of Verizon’s light pole small cell implementation designs. Courtesy of the city of Kirkland

Eastside legislators discuss 2019 legislative session in Snoqualmie

Elected officials gave some insight into the legislative session and what to look for in the future.

Locker room thefts on the rise, Eastside police take action

In Bellevue, 87 locker room thefts reported so far this year.

Bellevue’s temporary heat map targets illegal July 4 fireworks

Nine firework citations were written in Bellevue last year.