Cameron Sheppard

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Renton man charged with homicide after selling fentanyl pills to a Bellevue woman

Law enforcement warns of an alarming increase in fentanyl deaths.

 

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King County leaders propose emergency funding for gun violence prevention initiative

Sixty-nine people were reportedly shot during the first quarter of 2021.

 

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Too Good To Go app aims to creatively reduce food waste

Nearly 40 percent of all food goes to waste worldwide, according to compnay spokesperson.

 

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Auditors find racial disparities in King County contracts

BIPOC-owned businesses earn contract bids at a much lower rate than white-owned businesses.

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Pedro Miola inspects the panel to ensure the bees are healthy. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard)

Eye of the bee-holder: Urban beekeeping buzzes in the Pacific Northwest

How a young man on-track to become a doctor found his calling in an ancient trade.

Pedro Miola inspects the panel to ensure the bees are healthy. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard)
Graphic rendering of ADU design used for Renton’s Permit Ready Accessory Dwelling Unit program (courtesy of City of Renton)

Backyard cottages might offer a partial solution to King County’s housing problem

Some cities are embracing the solution better than others.

Graphic rendering of ADU design used for Renton’s Permit Ready Accessory Dwelling Unit program (courtesy of City of Renton)
Scott McEntire and Jim Coe enjoy a drink and lunch in an outdoor seating tent at the Salish Sea Brewing Co. along Dayton Street on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Downtown Bellevue to expand support of outdoor dining for the Summer

A continuation of last year’s “Al Fresco,” program.

Scott McEntire and Jim Coe enjoy a drink and lunch in an outdoor seating tent at the Salish Sea Brewing Co. along Dayton Street on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Images of dishes from Issaquah’s Umi Cafe posted on the SMORS page. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Ho)

Facebook page promotes minority-owned restaurants across Puget Sound region

Miya Nazzaro used to be a member of Facebook pages that were intended for people to promote and support restaurants around the Seattle area by… Continue reading

Images of dishes from Issaquah’s Umi Cafe posted on the SMORS page. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Ho)
Photos of Kaloni Bolton. (Courtesy of Kristina Williams)

She couldn’t breathe: Child dies from asthma attack at Renton medical clinic

Family of Kaloni Bolton, 12, seeks answers as to why staff couldn’t treat her.

Photos of Kaloni Bolton. (Courtesy of Kristina Williams)
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Bellevue School District names new interim superintendent

Dr. Art Jarvis will assume his new position on July 1.

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Amazon contributes $1.4 million to support Bellevue parks, neighborhoods, and human services

On May 17, Amazon announced that it is donating $1.4 million to the City of Bellevue, which includes $1 million to the Bellevue Human Services… Continue reading

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Release of claims contract signed after incident by James Dainard on behalf of Heaton-Dainard, LLC. (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

Equity skimming: Tale of a local home sale and a lawsuit

Former ‘wholesale finder’ says he was thrown under bus by the prominent real estate investors.

Release of claims contract signed after incident by James Dainard on behalf of Heaton-Dainard, LLC. (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
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As rates of stoned drivers increase, law enforcement face challenges

WSP trooper said a THC breathalyzer would be a “game changer” for law enforcement and courts.

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The Moe Vegan food truck serves meals at the city of Kent’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 21, 2020. Sound Publishing file photo

King County fire marshals offer regulatory relief to food trucks

39 fire authorities have reportedly agreed to standardize fire codes and inspections.

The Moe Vegan food truck serves meals at the city of Kent’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 21, 2020. Sound Publishing file photo
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Clinical trial to begin for new Alzheimer’s disease treatment

Activation of signaling pathway is expected to regenerate neural cells.

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Protesters hold a sign near PSE Mary Kipp’s house (photo credit: Neal Anderson)

Indigenous leaders and kayaktivists protest in front of the home of Puget Sound Energy CEO

Multiple groups gathered in opposition to the Tacoma LNG facility.

Protesters hold a sign near PSE Mary Kipp’s house (photo credit: Neal Anderson)
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Overlake Medical Center Foundation hosting 62nd annual Bandage Ball Fundraiser

Proceeds will support the medical center and its clinics

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King County prosecutor, council member propose hate crimes task force

County leaders say the proposal will give better resouces to prosecute and investigate hate crimes.

Sandwich selection at Tres Sandwich House (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

Bellevue’s Tres Sandwich House offers popular Japanese-style sandwiches

The shop is one of the only places to try the sandwiches outside of Japan.

Sandwich selection at Tres Sandwich House (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
Guns seized during April 7 arrests (photo credit: Dept. of Justice)

More than 20 arrested across the Puget Sound in drug distribution conspiracy

DOJ says law enforcement agencies seized over 70 guns and hundreds of thousands in cash.

Guns seized during April 7 arrests (photo credit: Dept. of Justice)