Company plans to open King County coal mine later this year

A Black Diamond mine was granted a permit to resume mining by the Department of the Interior.

King County considers buying 65,000 acres for conservation

The proposed plan would protect forests, trails, shorelines, and farms.

Shifting SIFF

How the Seattle International Film Festival went from being yet another festival dominated by male directors to a place at the leading edge of parity in programming.

Young environmentalists urge plastic straw ban

Kirkland students hope to take their message across the Eastside, then statewide.

Tips for staying safe around Washington wildlife

In the wake of a deadly cougar attack near North Bend here’s some tips on staying safe.

Shot fired at local pot shop robbery

Unknown suspects shot at an investigating customer during a robbery at Higher Leaf Monday night.

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Roza Irrigation District manager Scott Revell inspects a water gauge in the lower Yakima Valley. If a drought pump is installed in Kachess Lake it would mean a more reliable source of water for crops in the valley. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo

Puget Sound residents worried about Kachess Lake plan

A pump to supply much-needed water to Eastern Washington during droughts could affect recreation.

Kirkland seeks youth member for Cultural Arts Commission

The position will be open until filled.

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Juanita Friday Market opens June 1

The market is open every Friday, June 1 to Sept. 28, 3 to 7 p.m.

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Multiple suspects arrested for DUI | Police blotter for May 10-17

The blotter is a small selection of police incidents and calls to the Kirkland Police Department.

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Relay world: A story of eight Kangs

LW 4x100 runners are among Kirkland athletes headed to state

Sports

Lake Washington golfers participate at 3A state tournaments

Lake Washington’s Eric Jessen tied for seventh with a total of 76-70-146 at the 3A state golf tournament on May… Continue reading

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LW’s Gockel wins district javelin competition

Lake Washington’s Brady Gockel set a personal record in winning the 3A District 2 javelin competition on May 16 at… Continue reading

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Opinion

It’s time to make Western Washington coal-free | Guest Column

For Washington to be a true climate leader, PSE needs to get out of the coal business.

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Cleaning up the complex | Guest Column

Solving the multifamily recycling puzzle.

 

Marketplace
From retaining walls to patios and landscapes, Seattle Rockeries will help you create a beautiful, useable space.

Building quality from the ground up

Retaining walls and hardscaping to make the most of your property

 

Connect2Classes Tested: 7 Steps to Better Photography

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

 

Mary Lee

There is a Better Way to Sell Your Home

5 cutting-edge strategies for ultimate home sale success

 

Medical marijuana? Expert answers some common questions

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