Kim Wyman, Washington’s secretary of state and chief elections officer, discusses the importance of election integrity with the Redmond Rotary on April 12. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Wyman prepared to protect elections

Washington’s secretary of state talks hacking, social media and more at Redmond Rotary.

Kirkland honors volunteers, including first Founders Award winner

Volunteers gave 33,000 hours to the city in 2017, a contribution valued at $1 million.

Assault kits provide ‘fresh start’ for survivors

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Kirkland proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Local resident shares how community resources helped her family heal from abuse.

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Activists begin collecting signatures for November carbon fee initiative

A carbon fee could be on November’s ballot if supporters of I-1631 gather enough signatures.

Connect2Classes Tested: 7 Steps to Better Photography

Take the fear out of using those digital camera functions with Hudson’s Photo Workshops

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Five LWSD students receive sponsored scholarships

The students are among 1,000 distinguished students recognized nationwide.

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Kirkland homeless women’s, family shelter to serve the Eastside 24/7

The facility will be the first of its kind on the Eastside.

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County emphasizes impaired driving patrols on 4/20

King County deputies will be patrolling with a dedicated focus on impaired driver detection.

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Medical marijuana? Expert answers some common questions

From avoiding pesticides to skipping the ‘high,’ here’s what you need to know

Sports

Speeding to a first-place performance

Lake Washington’s Cody Wilson (5) speeds to first place in the 100-meter run in 11.18 during the April 19 track… Continue reading

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Cocales to run for Santa Clara University

Lake Washington High senior Claire Cocales has accepted an offer to run track and cross country at Santa Clara University… Continue reading

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Northwest

The backlog

The president says he wants them. Tech companies say they want them. So why are some of the region’s most talented workers waiting a lifetime to gain citizenship.

 

Boarders vs. bureaucracy

How a common need for dry land, an unconventional perspective on property rights, and 25 tons of cement brought a community of skateboarders together in Renton.

 

Marketplace
In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving

 

Connect2Classes Tested: Michael Duarte-Pedrosa checks out the School of Visual Concepts

How to Write a Brilliant Creative Brief workshop lives up to its name

 

Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.

 

Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques

 

Business

Ivar’s and Kidd Valley hold annual Teacher of the Year contest

The fifteenth annual contest awards two teachers with $500 in supplies and a party for their class.

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