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Carpenters union strike interupts some prominent Eastside construction projects

Union representative says members are prepared to strike “as long as it takes.”

2 days ago

King County to require vaccination proof or negative COVID test for restaurants, bars, events

New health order goes into effect Monday, Oct. 25.

2 days ago

Waste management expert knocks county’s plan to expand landfill

The waste management advocate said the decision to expand seems pre-determined despite assessment.

3 days ago

Walk To End Alzheimer’s returns to Eastside on Sept. 25

Alzheimer’s Association moves forward with plans for an in-person event.

3 days ago

State employees including first responders sue state over vaccine mandate

The lawsuit filed on behalf of more than 90 plaintiffs claims Inslee’s order is unconstitutional.

4 days ago

Union carpenters to go on strike, expected to impact Eastside Microsoft projects

Members authorized strike after rejecting AGC offer for the fourth time.

5 days ago

The state’s hospitals face “unprecedented collapse” amid COVID uptick warn healthcare unions

Union spokeperson says understaffing was a problem even before the pandemic.

5 days ago

Eastside to get its first Serious Pie restaurant location

Serious Pie is owned by Seattle restaurateur Tom Douglas.

1 week ago

How to make a greenhouse with 4,500 glass jars

How a Redmond resident spent nearly two years building a greenhouse out of salvaged materials.

1 week ago

Bellevue to have new private school by 2022 school year

The school will focus on having specialized subject teachers and high staff-to-student ratio.

1 week ago

Masks required at big outdoor events; vaccine mandates expanded

Governor’s mask order takes effect Sept. 13.

1 week ago

King County is looking for community members to help oversee law enforcement accountability

Community Advisory Committee for Law Enforcement Oversight is in need of applicants.

1 week ago

County officials field questions and concerns regarding Eastside homeless shelter

Residents in Redmond and the Eastside are worried about crime, safety and a lack of community input.

1 week ago

Why burning our trash may not be as bad as it sounds

Understanding waste-to-energy’s financial and environmental impact in King County.

1 week ago

State workers get incentive to comply with vaccine mandate

An agreement between the state and their union also provides for some leeway in meeting the deadline.

2 weeks ago

Student brings awareness to menstrual health among Puget Sound’s homeless

When Ria Mohan, a junior of Juanita High School in Kirkland, had to choose a topic of focus for a…

2 weeks ago

King County braces for more wildfires in rural areas

Firefighters have already responded to a number of large fires.

2 weeks ago

Bomb disposal unit safely removes suspicious device from vehicle

Bellevue Police Department’s bomb disposal unit safely removed a potentially explosive device from a stolen vehicle that was towed to…

2 weeks ago

King County to require masks at large outdoor gatherings of 500 or more

New health officer order to control the spread of COVID-19

2 weeks ago

Oversight office releases scathing report on King County Sheriff’s Office

Report analyzes 2019 killing of Anthony Chilcott by deputies.

2 weeks ago