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Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Man caught breaking into mom’s car | Police Blotter

Police blotter for July 22-28.

Grocery store workers picket across King County

Union members are asking Kroger for living wages and more scheduling predictability.

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                                Mingzhu Jacobson rehearses for the upcoming “Women in Times of War” production in a Microsoft Building 30 room with Yabin Hu.

Chinese opera comes to Bellevue

Hwa Sheng Chinese Opera Club in Seattle will showcase two popular stories from the repertory of Beijing Opera.

Madison Miller / staff photo
                                Mingzhu Jacobson rehearses for the upcoming “Women in Times of War” production in a Microsoft Building 30 room with Yabin Hu.
FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

Police say woman was promoting prostitution at ‘upscale’ Bellevue brothel

More brothels believed to be operating within city limits.

Police arrest Lime car traveling package thief

Man was ‘quite impressed with his notoriety.’

Puget Sound Energy selects Mary E. Kipp, of El Paso Electric, as new company president

Kipp led El Paso Electric toward cleaner, coal-free electricity generation.

  • Jul 25, 2019

Bellevue residents appeal approval of Energize Eastside permit

A Bellevue Hearing Examiner decision to approve an Energize Eastside permit is being appealed.

PSE’s battery storage project could help the clean energy rollout

Tiny pilot project in Glacier could eventually be expanded to Puget Sound region.

Observe as you walk: Bellevue kicks off Paws on Patrol program

More than 100 signed up to be on the lookout for crime.

Police can’t find man suspected of stealing from elderly

Suspect was last seen driving dark green Ford Excursion.

The Aquatherm pipes at the King County Correctional Facility have been leaking for years, prompting the county executive to ask for $23.5 million in emergency funding to replace them. Seattle. File photo

King County jail lost water 16 times since 2018

The building has been plagued with water failures stemming from Aquatherm pipes.

The Aquatherm pipes at the King County Correctional Facility have been leaking for years, prompting the county executive to ask for $23.5 million in emergency funding to replace them. Seattle. File photo

Police arrest man suspected of assisted living facility thefts

Similarities found in several theft reports.

  • Jul 23, 2019
Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Economic growth continues for King County

Warning signs on horizon as housing and rent prices cool down compared to previous years.

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Bellevue takes steps toward transit oriented development

Bellevue city council approves the guiding principles for East Main’s transit focused development.

City council position 3 candidates talk affordability and growth

The Bellevue Reporter reached out to council candidates to share who they are and what they value.

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.

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