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Naylor leads Eastside judicial race

Results are preliminary.

  • Nov 6, 2018

Senn and Thai lead opponents in Legislative District 41

Results are preliminary.

  • Nov 6, 2018
The race for Washington’s 9th Congressional District is between two Democrats, incumbent Adam Smith (left) and political newcomer Sarah Smith. File photo

Congressman Adam Smith leads re-election bid for WA’s 9th District

The district spans from Bellevue and south Seattle down through Renton, Tukwila, Kent, Federal Way and Tacoma

The race for Washington’s 9th Congressional District is between two Democrats, incumbent Adam Smith (left) and political newcomer Sarah Smith. File photo

Father leaves two-year-old in car as he shops | Police blotter

The Bellevue police blotter for Oct. 29 through 30.

  • Nov 6, 2018
Wine and Justice is a fundraiser that supports civil legal aid for low-income families in East King County. Attendees heard from Microsoft’s Strategic Policy Advisor, David Heiner and ELAP attorneys on Oct. 25. Photo courtesy of ELAP.

Campaign for Equal Justice hosts third annual Bellevue Wine and Justice fundraiser

More than 80 people attended the third annual Wine and Justice event at Cast Iron Studios in Bellevue on Oct. 25.

Wine and Justice is a fundraiser that supports civil legal aid for low-income families in East King County. Attendees heard from Microsoft’s Strategic Policy Advisor, David Heiner and ELAP attorneys on Oct. 25. Photo courtesy of ELAP.
Bellevue city manager Brad Miyake welcomes Steve Mylett back to his position as police chief following his exoneration. Photo courtesy of the city of Bellevue

Prosecutors examine charges against Mylett accuser

The Issaquah woman falsely accused Bellevue Police Chief Steve Mylett of rape.

Bellevue city manager Brad Miyake welcomes Steve Mylett back to his position as police chief following his exoneration. Photo courtesy of the city of Bellevue

PSE natural gas bills will be lower this winter

Natural gas prices lower

The number of uninsured people in King County has decreased dramatically since 2010, the year the Affordable Care Act was passed. Image courtesy King County

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.

The number of uninsured people in King County has decreased dramatically since 2010, the year the Affordable Care Act was passed. Image courtesy King County

Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.

Construction for Bellevue’s Spring District brewpub set for next spring

The brewpub building will include a brewery, pub and restaurant and office space.

King County Assessor John Wilson launches new Taxpayer Transparency Tool

Website makes it easier for King County Residents to know how their property taxes are being invested

Marcus Naylor and Joshua Schaer.

Naylor, Schaer vie for open judicial seat

Candidates in contested Northeast Electoral District race answer questions about injustice and more.

  • Oct 26, 2018
Marcus Naylor and Joshua Schaer.
Adam Smith and Sarah Smith.

It’s Smith versus Smith in 9th congressional district

Both candidates are Democrats focused on healthcare and the middle class.

  • Oct 26, 2018
Adam Smith and Sarah Smith.

41st District candidates talk taxes, housing, and safety

Mercer Island, Newcastle, and sections of Bellevue, Issaquah, Sammamish, Renton make District 41.

  • Oct 26, 2018

Candidates for Legislative District 41 talk taxes, health care, and safety.

Incumbent Democrat Tana Senn and challenger Tim Cruickshank are running for the first position seat.

  • Oct 26, 2018

BSD helps staff afford homes with Landed

The down payment assistance program helps educators make home-ownership in Bellevue a reality.

Candidates give their take on taxes, housing, and gun safety

Democrat incumbent Patty Kuderer and Republican challenger Rodney Tom

  • Oct 26, 2018
Gypsy Temple performs at Mt. Si High School on Oct. 17. From left: Hamoon Milaninia, Wilson Rahn, Cameron Lavi-Jones and Kai Evan Hill. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Local band rocks students to vote

Gypsy Temple’s “Make Your Voice Heard Loud” tour spurs teens to register to vote.

Gypsy Temple performs at Mt. Si High School on Oct. 17. From left: Hamoon Milaninia, Wilson Rahn, Cameron Lavi-Jones and Kai Evan Hill. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Workers picket Freedom Foundation annual dinner in Bellevue

Several unions and worker organizations came together to picket the conservative think tank.