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Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to protesting nurses on April 24 at the State Capitol Building in Olympia. Inslee indicated he would sign the bill for meal and rest breaks into law if it passes both chambers. Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Lawmakers approve ‘nursing bill’ for mandatory meal and rest breaks

Nurses show up in Olympia to support bill, protest Sen. Walsh’s remarks.

 

Scott Barden stands next to the pit that will house the newest, and possibly final, section of the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill near Maple Valley. The pit is 120 feet deep, and around another 180 feet will be built on top of it over the next decade. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

King County’s landfill is going to get bigger

A ninth cell will be built, extending its life by another decade.

 

An aircraft is pictured at King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County wants to end deportation flights for ICE

Legal challenge expected from federal government.

 

Bellevue resident assaulted by multiple suspects in Crossroads area

Too early to say if violence was gang related, police say.

April 2019 special election preliminary results

LWSD levy passing; Fall City fire merger and hospital bond coming up short.

  • Apr 24, 2019

Ride-share driver suspected of sexually assaulting Bellevue passenger

Man is also suspect for SeaTac incident.

Men’s shelter construction leads to search for secondary location in Bellevue

Congregations for the Homeless is looking for a shelter location during the summer months.

Filing week for 2019 elections starts May 13

Registration to run for office begins next month.

Police chief: Increased Crossroads violent acts may be gang related

Officers pledge higher presence in neighborhood.

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                                BC staff and faculty rally for higher education funding in a posed photo on April 16.

Bellevue College rallies for higher education funding

Staff and faculty rally in support of funding for higher education.

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                                BC staff and faculty rally for higher education funding in a posed photo on April 16.
Scott Barden stands at the bottom of the massive pit of the landfill’s newly-built eighth section. Work on the new section has been underway for around two years. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Committee proposes amendments to address King County trash dilemma

King County Council to vote on plan.

Scott Barden stands at the bottom of the massive pit of the landfill’s newly-built eighth section. Work on the new section has been underway for around two years. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Senior focused Bridge class begins May 1

Bellevue’s Bill Flora is aiming to build his own community of senior Bridge players this May.

Jim Pitts stands on walkway overlooking filtration chambers at the King County South Filtration Plant in Renton. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Human waste: Unlikely climate change hero?

King County treatment plant joins effort to counteract effects of carbon dioxide.

Jim Pitts stands on walkway overlooking filtration chambers at the King County South Filtration Plant in Renton. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo
The Sound Transit double-decker buses replace the articulated buses on Everett to Bellevue routes along I-405. The 14.5-foot tall buses seat more people for an equal footprint and similar fuel economy. Kailan Manandic/staff photo

Double-deckers descend on the Eastside

The new 14.5-foot tall buses will run from Everett to Bellevue, with stops in Bothell and Kirkland.

The Sound Transit double-decker buses replace the articulated buses on Everett to Bellevue routes along I-405. The 14.5-foot tall buses seat more people for an equal footprint and similar fuel economy. Kailan Manandic/staff photo
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                                Three Bellevue School District robotics teams after a competition in late March. From left: International School robotics team, Sammamish High School robotics team, and Interlake High School robotics team.

SHS Robototes compete in robotics district championship

The Robototes secured a spot in the world championships in Houston.

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                                Three Bellevue School District robotics teams after a competition in late March. From left: International School robotics team, Sammamish High School robotics team, and Interlake High School robotics team.

Bellevue prepares for community outreach to updated human service report

Bellevue has begun work on the 2019-2020 Human Services Needs Update.

Honeywell sponsored 292 from 41 countries and 27 states to participate in the HCLA at the USSRC. Photo courtesy of HCLA

Bellevue and Redmond students participate in Space Camp program

Atharva Ladha of Redmond and Chloe Fong of Bellevue share their experiences with the HCLA at the USSRC.

Honeywell sponsored 292 from 41 countries and 27 states to participate in the HCLA at the USSRC. Photo courtesy of HCLA
The Mountains to Sound Greenway was recently was designated as a National Heritage area. Photo courtesy of Mountains to Sound Greenway

Local gem becomes national treasure

The Mountains to Sound Greenway was recently designated as a National Heritage Area.

  • Apr 11, 2019
The Mountains to Sound Greenway was recently was designated as a National Heritage area. Photo courtesy of Mountains to Sound Greenway