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Attendees gather after the Dec. 21, 2018, meeting at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Washington indigenous communities push for action to address violence against women

A new law seeks to strength data collection on missing and murdered indigenous women.

Attendees gather after the Dec. 21, 2018, meeting at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Proposal: Let Washington dog owners appeal ‘dangerous’ breed bans

28 cities have ordinances that restrict or ban ownership of pit bull terriers

  • Feb 1, 2019

King County struggles to fund roads and bridges

Program is underfunded by roughly $250 million annually

Escape Outdoors owner recognized with All in for Autism Leadership Award

Escape Outdoors co-founder Katherine De Stephano receives All in for Autism Leadership Award.

Eastside mayors look at potential projects for Microsoft investment

Microsoft recently dedicated $500 million toward creating and preserving affordable housing.

Jubilee REACH’s Festival of Trees live auction. Photo by Allen Wong.

Jubilee REACH hosts annual Festival of Trees holiday gala and auction

Holiday gala and auction raise record-setting funds for low-income children in Bellevue.

Jubilee REACH’s Festival of Trees live auction. Photo by Allen Wong.

Bullets shot at sleeping woman | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Jan. 21-26.

  • Jan 31, 2019

City council approves comprehensive plan amendments

Bellevue city council approved three comprehensive plan amendments at their Dec. 10 meeting.

The city of Bellevue and EarthCorps remembered the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by planting conifer trees on Jan. 21 at Eastgate park in Bellevue. Grace Brueles and Jillian Olson plant a conifer tree. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Bellevue honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The City of Bellevue marks MLK day with trio of events

The city of Bellevue and EarthCorps remembered the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by planting conifer trees on Jan. 21 at Eastgate park in Bellevue. Grace Brueles and Jillian Olson plant a conifer tree. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Local salmon face dire future amid effects of climate change

At least two local salmon species in the Puget Sound region may be near the end of their ability to naturally reproduce.

Staff Sgt. Katie Schmid is unsure how President Trump’s transgender military ban will affect her. Photo courtesy of Katie Schmid

Impact of transgender military ban unknown for local personnel

A week after the Supreme Court ruling, active-duty service members remain uncertain about their future.

Staff Sgt. Katie Schmid is unsure how President Trump’s transgender military ban will affect her. Photo courtesy of Katie Schmid

Seattle man sentenced to one year in prison for smuggling firearms into Iraq

Co-conspirator Bellevue man to be sentenced in March.

“The Clean House” cast. From left: Terry Boyd, Carolynne Wilcox, Cindy Giese French, Devika Bhagwat, and Amy Gentry. Hey Mahea! Photography.

A new theatre company comes to Kenmore

As If Theatre Company will debut its first production on Feb. 8.

“The Clean House” cast. From left: Terry Boyd, Carolynne Wilcox, Cindy Giese French, Devika Bhagwat, and Amy Gentry. Hey Mahea! Photography.
Overlake Medical Center president and CEO Mark Mike Marsh, along with Amber Weiseth and Dr. Bill Berry from Ariadne Labs in Boston speak of the importance of the Team Birth Project on Jan 22. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

National C-section program launches at Overlake Medical Center and EvergreenHealth Hospital

Program aims to reduce C-sections and increase rate of vaginal deliveries.

Overlake Medical Center president and CEO Mark Mike Marsh, along with Amber Weiseth and Dr. Bill Berry from Ariadne Labs in Boston speak of the importance of the Team Birth Project on Jan 22. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

King County Council approves fossil fuel moratorium

Six-month moratorium on new fossil fuel infrastructure was narrowly approved

Chinese tech company Huawei charged with stealing secrets from T-Mobile

Alleged crimes took place at phone company’s Bellevue lab.

Newport High School vandalized | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Jan. 14-18.

Measles outbreak puts Washington under State of Emergency

Thirty-five cases have been confirmed statewide.

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Proposed law would raise age limit for tobacco sales in WA

Lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products

  • Jan 25, 2019
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Bellevue maintains highest Eastside median rent as others vary

The Eastside sees some of the biggest differences in median rent rate year to year.

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