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

Several Eastside organizations and projects are slated to receive funding.

11 hours ago

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.

11 hours ago

State offers free at-home COVID-19 tests

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

2 days ago

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

Starting in 2023; Republicans voice support for Senate Bill 5932

3 days ago

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

4 days ago

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.

5 days ago

WA lawmakers propose making companies responsible for recycling improvements

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

5 days ago

Inslee: Officials’ lies about election results should be crime

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

5 days ago

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.

5 days ago

WSDOT names contractor for State Route 18 intersection project

Construction to begin this year.

6 days ago

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.

1 week ago

Issaquah and Bellevue police chase ends with stolen car in river

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

1 week ago

County auditor finds agencies fall short on emergency services

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

1 week ago

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.

2 weeks ago

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.

2 weeks ago

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.

2 weeks ago

King County Council approves new leadership, committee structure and assignments

The leadership positions and committee assignments will last through 2022.

2 weeks ago

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.

2 weeks ago

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.

2 weeks ago