Cameron Sheppard

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King County adopts amended districting plan

Residents can view adopted districting map on the county’s website.

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BSD superintendent addresses backlash regarding the district’s handling of sexual violence complaints

In his statement, Art Jarvis denounced social media attacks and urged for trust in due process.

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Surgeon General sounds alarm on mental health in young people during pandemic

A report called the rising levels of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation a potential crisis.

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New Dick’s Drive-In location to open at the Crossroads Mall

Grand-opening ceremony will be on Dec. 16.

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Survey data suggests how the pandemic has changed attitudes toward housing in King County

More than half of King County survey participants say they will move in the next five years.

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Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

King County Council approves plan for future of housing-first approach to homelessness

The plan will govern expenditures of Health through Housing dollars from 2022 to 2028.

Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
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King County Council approves unique public-private partnership for Eastrail project

Funding approved to construct key Eastrail/520 Trail Corridor connector in Bellevue.

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As new COVID-19 variant looms, vaccination disparities linger in King County

County data shows gaps among age, geography and race.

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Garbage at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley. FILE PHOTO

King County and Port of Seattle to collaborate on waste-to-fuel study

The study is aimed at identifying logistics of developing aviation fuel out of municipal garbage.

Garbage at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley. FILE PHOTO
Ondina project design rendering (courtesy of Vulcan Real Estate)

Multi-family housing development breaks ground in BelRed Corridor

The 249-unit project will be right next to the future location of the BelRed Light Rail Station.

Ondina project design rendering (courtesy of Vulcan Real Estate)
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Department of Health announces QR code verification program to prove vaccination status

WA Verify is intended to make vaccine verification simpler and more efficient.

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Comparison map between current district map and proposed draft. (Screenshot from King County’s website)

King County proposes redistricting map, asks for feedback from public

Public invited to comment at November 30 public hearing.

Comparison map between current district map and proposed draft. (Screenshot from King County’s website)
Homeless encampment in a wooded area in Auburn on Aug. 27, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

What the history of homelessness in our region can teach us about our current crisis

A talk with the author of “Skid Road: On the Frontier of Health and Homelessness in an American City.”

Homeless encampment in a wooded area in Auburn on Aug. 27, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
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State’s richest zip codes are all in East King County, according to home value study

Medina zip code ranks among top 10 most affluent in the nation.

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Left: Dow Constantine, Right: Joe Nguyen (screenshot from King County website)

Constantine leads in vote count for King County Executive

Incumbent Dow Constantine is challenged by State Sen. Joe Nguyen.

Left: Dow Constantine, Right: Joe Nguyen (screenshot from King County website)
left: Ruth Lipscomb, right: Jared Nieuwenhuis (screenshot from King County website)

Jared Nieuwenhuis leading challenger Ruth Lipscomb in race for city council seat

Election results will be certified on Nov. 23.

left: Ruth Lipscomb, right: Jared Nieuwenhuis (screenshot from King County website)
left: Conrad Lee, right: Dexter Borbe (screenshot from King County website)

Incumbent Conrad Lee leading city council race against Dexter Borbe

Election results will be certified on Nov. 23.

left: Conrad Lee, right: Dexter Borbe (screenshot from King County website)
left: Lynne Robinson, right: Gina Johnson (screenshot from King County website)

Lynne Robinson defends city council seat against Gina Johnson

Election results will be certified on Nov. 23.

left: Lynne Robinson, right: Gina Johnson (screenshot from King County website)
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Downtown Bellevue ice rink returns for holiday season

The ice rink will be open from Nov. 19 to Jan. 9, 2022.

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Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

King County councilmember proposes a public comment period before county establishes homeless shelters

In some cities, hotels bought to homeless shelters have been constroversial among residents.

Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)