State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Politicians get pay raises, state workers get furloughs

A citizens panel approved the hikes in 2019. Unable to rescind them, lawmakers look to donate their extra earnings.

Construction begins for Downtown Park entrance

The previously delayed entryway project is expected to be finished early 2021

  • 3 days ago

Fresh flavors, authentic recipes, from the Zio Sal family to yours

Dine-in or take out your favorite Italian dishes today, from Redmond!

According to King County’s Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) annual report, Seattle had the highest rate of people using services at 36 percent of the total, followed by 31 percent from South King County, 18 percent from the greater Eastside, and 7 percent from north county including Shoreline. Courtesy image

Drug courts, officer de-escalation programs impacted by MIDD cuts

The fund provides money for mental illness and drug dependency programs across King County.

Summer vehicle travel projected to decrease this year

Traffic this summer will likely be lighter across Washington state than previous years. A recent analysis by INRIX found that Continue reading...

  • 2 days ago
Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial: Stopping COVID is now up to each of us

With a resurgence threatening, we need to take greater responsibility to keep the virus in check.

  • 4 days ago

Human remains in West Seattle identified

Bags of body parts were found in a suitcase along a West Seattle beach on June 19.

 

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A new measure from the King County Council could increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas of King County. File photo

County measure would increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas

Staff report Legislation the King County Council passed June 23 could lead to increased flexibility for restaurants, retail shops, and Continue reading...

  • 2 weeks ago

 

Marketplace

Fresh flavors, authentic recipes, from the Zio Sal family to yours

Dine-in or take out your favorite Italian dishes today, from Redmond!

 

Fresh flavors, authentic recipes, from the Zio Sal family to yours

Dine-in or take out your favorite Italian dishes today, from Redmond!

 

Fresh flavors, authentic recipes, from the Zio Sal family to yours

Dine-in or take out your favorite Italian dishes today, from Redmond!

 

Grant program powers back-to-business advertising

Sound Publishing launches $1 million Local Business Marketing Grant Program

  • 4 weeks ago

 

Opinion
Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial: Stopping COVID is now up to each of us

With a resurgence threatening, we need to take greater responsibility to keep the virus in check.

  • 4 days ago