Rep. Patty Kuderer, D-48

Kuderer pushes for election reforms

Her bills involve presidential tax returns, faithless electors, advisory votes and more.

AG suing opioid distributors for ‘ignoring red flags’

Kirkland mother shares her son’s history with methadone.

Rose Hill Middle School will present “Mulan Jr.” on March 22 and 23. Front row from left: Annika Shinoda, Audrey Yu, Vada Chambers, Grace Gentile, Brooke Barr, Jasmine Alsorour, Noella Johnson, Ariane Pereira, Simran Brar, Sadie Klinkenberg, Katie Davis. Middle row from left: Robert Schrimsher, Lena Mancano, Erisa Baba, Izzy Nelson, Kennedy Tuson, Ashley Locke, Ash Hodgson, Kayomi Prieto, Ananya Unnikrishnan, Michelle Lee. Back row from left: Lili Ponder, Danielle Burchard, Quinn Malick, Parker Mathews, Max Fanning, Kylan Guest, Cade D’Agostino, Elissa Ondrusek Sophia Mattie, Camryn Martin, Levi Cheung, Alena Speirs, Madeleine King, Kinley Moss, Lauren Jernigan, Abby Hebert. Photo courtesy of Shanna Barr.

Rose Hill Middle School to present Disney’s ‘Mulan Jr.’

It will be performed at the Lake Washington High School theater March 22 and 23.

Derek Bermel, Seattle Symphony composer in residence, visited Thoreau Elementary after their composition was selected to be performed at Benaroya Hall. Photo courtesy of Seattle Symphony

Fifth grade students become musical composers

Thoreau Elementary was selected to have their composition played by the Seattle Symphony.

New Councilmember Curtis is ready to serve Kirkland

The 25-year resident has clear goals for her term.

A new community van provides shared rides, either one-time or recurring, to popular destinations and are available throughout the day, evening and on weekends. Photo courtesy of King County Metro

Kenmore, Kirkland and Metro launch new community van program

The service offers a customizable alternative to public transportation.

Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their handprints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photo

Examining hate crimes on the Eastside

The Anti-Defamation League has been tracking hate-fueled crimes and incidents to paint a picture of trends in communities.

In lieu of a perfect world | Windows and Mirrors

Violence in the world will happen but we shouldn’t just resign ourselves to it.

Lake Washington’s Chang thrives on the soccer pitch

Plenty of talent and Kang bonds are on tap this season.

Gov. Jay Inlsee signs into law the Native American Voting Rights Act, which allows a non-traditional address to be used for voter registration for residents who live on reservations. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Native American Voting Rights Act signed into law

Non-traditional addresses can be used for voter registration on tribal lands

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Inglemoor High’s Gregory Pinget, left, and Nathan Takacs and Juanita High’s Madeline Sage at the recent state bowling championships. Courtesy photo

Bowlers on the ball at state championships

Juanita/Inglemoor squad scores stellar results.

Life

Community invited to comment on Kirkland’s stormwater management program plan

Draft plan outlines city’s actions to comply with state permit.

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Opinion

Seniors lobby local, federal legislators for critical programs | Coming of age…again

The Kirkland Senior Council and Bellevue Aging Network have worked together since 2010, lobbying to help older adults with health care, income and housing.

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Resetting state view on helping those with substance abuse

In opioid epidemic, lawmaker wants recovery to be on the same pedestal as treatment and prevention.

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Northwest
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State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington

Senate and House are working toward compromise on two bills; voters could decide in November election

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Marketplace

Home sweet home: Learn how you can get there faster

You’re a valued member of the team at Procura Mortgage in Everett

 

3 ways to support a loved one living through dementia

The right team brings care, support and active engagement

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Vital volunteer-run programs serve the Eastside’s most vulnerable

Dine, dance and enjoy an Evening in the Tropics March 16 in support of four local programs

 

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect Continue reading...

 

Business
Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

People with disabilities find purpose through new employment opportunities

Paige Bisbee of Bellevue finds employment at Davis Wright Tremaine