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King County approves $20.29 minimum wage for unincorporated areas

Councilmember Reagan Dunn and more than a dozen business owners argued tips and health care expenses should be a part of the new wage. The council passed the ordinance without the amendment.

By Ray Miller-Still • May 14, 2024 4:20 pm


Seattle Orcas, ‘America’s Favorite Cricket Team,’ builds local support

Event held at Bellevue Downtown Park can be catalyst for the world’s second most popular sport.

By Benjamin Ray • May 10, 2024 2:30 pm
Governor announces rebate program for EV purchases

Washington is the first state to prioritize low-cost leases for electric vehicles.

By Bailey Josie • April 30, 2024 3:12 pm
Long-awaited Bellevue-to-Redmond light rail line opens for riders

What to know before you ride.

By Cameron Sires • April 27, 2024 10:00 am
Spring sports breakdown: KingCo League surprises and standings

Here’s a rundown of what has gone down at the 2A and 3A KingCo levels of team sport.

By Benjamin Ray • April 22, 2024 4:00 pm
Eastside Earth Day events

As Earth Day approaches, numerous Eastside cities aim to celebrate, educate and foster a positive environmental impact through events for all ages.

By Cameron Sires • April 18, 2024 7:20 am
Danielle and Aaron Motyka, will participate with their dog Harrison in the Emerald Downs’ Corgi World Championship Races for charity on July 14. Sponsored
Corgis race to join the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease

Washington family is raising funds and awareness at Emerald Downs’ Corgi Races on July 14!

By Alzheimer Society • May 27, 2024 6:00 am

DirtFish accelerates its women in motorsport initiative

Snoqualmie rally car school program continues to grow. Women who have signed up so far include car enthusiasts, stunt women, bus drivers and a mom looking to be more comfortable driving in ice and snow.

By Cameron Sires • April 3, 2024 8:30 am
Mariners unveil new ballpark eats for 2024 season

A couple of our reporters headed to T-Mobile Park to see if the Mariners’ food budget was as tight as their player free agency budget.

By Cameron Sheppard • March 22, 2024 12:00 pm

Eating Japan: Seattle’s historic encounter with Chef Shiro Kashiba

Shiro moved to Seattle at a time when the exoticism of Japanese cuisine had suddenly begun finding favorable reviews in American press. By Jayendrina Singha Ray, guest columnist.

April 16, 2024 5:32 pm
Fandoms converge at Emerald City Comic Con

Even with big names at this year’s con, locals brought the good vibes to the nerdy weekend.

By Bailey Josie • March 4, 2024 3:25 pm
Danielle and Aaron Motyka, will participate with their dog Harrison in the Emerald Downs’ Corgi World Championship Races for charity on July 14. Sponsored
May 27, 2024 6:00 am
Certificates of deposit (CDs) and high-yield savings accounts (HYSAs) offer distinct benefits and cater to different financial goals. Understanding the differences between them is crucial for making informed decisions about where to grow your funds. Sponsored
May 13, 2024 6:00 am
Western Washington’s Pet Supplies Plus stores offer a hassle-free way to find better products while saving money and celebrating the fun of pet ownership. Sponsored
May 10, 2024 6:00 am
Prepaid services allow customers to pay upfront for internet access for a specific period without the need for a long-term contract Sponsored
May 9, 2024 1:30 am
Foam coolers, takeout containers will be banned in WA

The prohibition on the sale and distribution of these products will take effect June 1 under a law the Legislature approved in 2021.

By Bill Lucia Washington State Standard • April 17, 2024 1:44 pm
WSDOT: Slow down for Work Zone Awareness Week

The number of fatal crashes in marked work zones had doubled in 2023 when compared to the previous year.

By Bailey Josie • April 15, 2024 12:27 pm