Nicole Jennings

All-new musical ‘String’ premieres at Village in Issaquah March 15

Show follows Ancient Greek goddesses trapped in modern America.


Insite’s consumption room is set up like a series of voting booths, giving privacy to people using the facility while still allowing them to be monitored for overdoses. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Canadian facility offers answers on supervised consumption sites

As debate continues throughout the Eastside, Vancouver’s Insite sheds light on the real impact of giving people a place to safely take drugs.


Inslee talks education, carbon tax and opioid crisis

Carbon tax proposal would replenish the state’s reserves for the first year for education spending.


Imam Faisal of the Bellevue Mosque gives a blessing at the start of the Eastside Muslim Safety Forum on Wednesday in Bellevue. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Eastside Muslim Safety Forum brings awareness to cultural understanding, crime prevention

Police officers around the Eastside gather with community in Bellevue

Imam Faisal of the Bellevue Mosque gives a blessing at the start of the Eastside Muslim Safety Forum on Wednesday in Bellevue. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Eastside residents rally to save land near Cougar Mountain

Development would bring 57 homes to area

High-energy dance and the fight to make a difference in Disney’s ‘Newsies’ at Village

Open the gates and seize the day — the Newsies are dancing into Issaquah’s Village Theatre this November. In other words, get ready for boys… Continue reading

Vogue Knitting LIVE brings knitting enthusiasts from across the country to Bellevue

Does this blustery weather make you want to curl up on the couch with a blanket, hot chocolate, a cat and a new knitting project?… Continue reading

Betsy DeVos’ Bellevue visit on education reform draws hundreds of protesters

Hundreds of protesters filled Bellevue Way as Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s secretary of education, came to Bellevue to address the Washington Policy Center’s annual… Continue reading

Take a walk ‘Into the Woods’ at Village Theatre | The Eastside Scene

The classic Grimm Brothers fairy tales with have been done onstage more times than Cinderella had to scrub her wicked stepmother’s kitchen floor. But Stephen… Continue reading

Eastside residents pay tribute to Charlottesville victims

Over the weekend, the images of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia shocked and saddened citizens across the United States. And here on the Eastside, residents took… Continue reading

Local Girl Scouts educate younger peers in Global Action Team

Menstruation. Child birth. Mental health. They are topics that many people are not comfortable discussing in a public setting. But that makes them all the… Continue reading

Firenze Ristorante Italiano offers patrons a personal experience in Bellevue

Deep in the hustle and bustle of the Crossroads area of Bellevue, surrounded by cookie-cutter, big-box stores, lies one business that is a bit different.… Continue reading

Dick’s Drive-In looking at Bellevue as possibility for new location

Bellevue residents could soon see the iconic Dick’s Drive-In sign gracing Bellevue Way or Bel-Red Road. The beloved Seattle hamburger chain announced March 7 that… Continue reading

Bellevue Brewing Company to open second location

The former Issaquah Staples building, which has been sitting empty since the office supply chain’s departure in early January, may soon be home to the… Continue reading

Issaquah shelter gives refuge to women, children escaping domestic violence

Editor’s Note: The woman featured in this story is a victim of domestic violence. For her own safety, her name has been changed. This is… Continue reading

Hundreds of locals to bus to Women’s March on Seattle

A group of local women has organized an assembly of hundreds of Eastside residents to attend the Women’s March on Seattle on Saturday, Jan. 21.… Continue reading

Bellevue mayor participates in regional transportation summit in Issaquah

State, county and city elected officials from east King County gathered with transportation experts on Nov. 22 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Issaquah to… Continue reading