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King County Executive Dow Constantine (Screenshot from King County website)

King County Executive announces million in in affordable housing funding for construction and preservation

Several Eastside organizations and projects are slated to receive funding.

 

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-WA, who pushed for broadband funding in Washington schools. (Screenshot from murray.senate.gov)

American Rescue Plan Act funding approved for broadband investments in WA schools

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray pushed for the funding, which will benefit several King County school districts.

 

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State offers free at-home COVID-19 tests

You can order the tests through the state’s new online portal.

 

Sen. Mona Das, D-47

Kent Democratic Sen. Mona Das proposes 1% cut in state sales tax

Starting in 2023; Republicans voice support for Senate Bill 5932

Sen. Mona Das, D-47
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Non-profit sponsors study on how the pandemic impacted arts and culture in Puget Sound

The study helped identify challenges faced by residents and cultural organizations in Washington

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An Axon body-worn police camera. Courtesy photo

Bellevue Police Department talks police reform and body worn cameras with community

The department will continue community discussions regarding police reforms and the use of BWC’s.

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WA lawmakers propose making companies responsible for recycling improvements

SB 5697 would compel industries to report data, invest in infrastructure, meet standards.

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Governor Jay Inslee. Sound Publishing file photo

Inslee: Officials’ lies about election results should be crime

Governor wants lawmakers to pass legislation making it a gross misdemeanor.

Governor Jay Inslee. Sound Publishing file photo
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Issaquah and Bellevue police chase ends with stolen car in river

The two suspects have been arrested and are awaiting charges with King County.

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Screenshot of Bellevue Police Twitter video of landslide wreckage

City of Bellevue officials are working to get Somerset Neighborhood residents displaced by landslide back into their homes

The investigation into what caused the broken water main might take weeks, if not months.

Screenshot of Bellevue Police Twitter video of landslide wreckage
State Route 18 near Snoqualmie. Courtesy Photo.

WSDOT names contractor for State Route 18 intersection project

Construction to begin this year.

State Route 18 near Snoqualmie. Courtesy Photo.
Damage and debris caused by flooding (screenshot from Bellevue Police Department Twitter)

Broken water main causes Bellevue home to slide off of its foundation and collapse

The flooding and debris prompted an evacuation of homes in the area.

Damage and debris caused by flooding (screenshot from Bellevue Police Department Twitter)
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County auditor finds agencies fall short on emergency services

The auditor’s office recommends clarifying responsibilities and accountability for effective planning.

  • Jan 17, 2022
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COVID testing centers shut down for lack of business license

Center for Covid Control announced Jan. 13 it would close all of its locations for a week.

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During a news conference Thursday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee explains the deployment of the National Guard to hospitals to assist with the coronavirus surge. (TVW) 20220113

Surgeries paused, National Guard deployed to assist hospitals

King County health officials say 1 in 7 ICU and acute-care hospital beds are occupied by a COVID patient.

During a news conference Thursday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee explains the deployment of the National Guard to hospitals to assist with the coronavirus surge. (TVW) 20220113
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Trash piles up in King County neighborhoods after agency postpones service for weeks

Collection company initially cited weather as the reason, but now a strike interferes.

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Screenshot from King County Council meeting

King County Council approves new leadership, committee structure and assignments

The leadership positions and committee assignments will last through 2022.

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Photo evidence of suspected burglar. (Photos taken from charging documents)

Suspect, 21, arrested and charged under suspicion of more than a dozen home burglaries

Police believe the man was a prolific home invader in the Eastside.

Photo evidence of suspected burglar. (Photos taken from charging documents)
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Surveillance photos of the 28-year-old Seattle man who has been arrested and charged with 12 counts of first-degree robbery. (Photos taken from charging documents)

Seattle man arrested after allegedly committing a dozen King County robberies

The 28-year-old is believed to have conducted robberies in Seattle, Bellevue and Federal Way.

Surveillance photos of the 28-year-old Seattle man who has been arrested and charged with 12 counts of first-degree robbery. (Photos taken from charging documents)