Nicole Jennings

Betsy DeVos’ Bellevue visit on education reform draws hundreds of protesters

Hundreds of protesters filled Bellevue Way as Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s secretary of education, came to Bellevue to address the Washington Policy Center’s annual… Continue reading

Eastside teachers step in boots of Marine recruits at San Diego workshop

They’re used to issuing commands in their classrooms or on the athletic field all day during the school year. But one group of 17 Eastside… Continue reading

Walking in my dad’s footsteps at Camp Pendleton

For about two weeks in the third grade, my friends and I took a break from playing princesses at recess and joined the boys (and… Continue reading

New Kirkland Arts Center Gallery exhibit explores time through ceramics

The Kirkland Arts Center Gallery premiered its new exhibition for the summer on the evening of July 21. “Contemplari,” created by artists Amanda Salov and… Continue reading

New Kirkland brewery a lifelong dream for owners

Beer aficionados in Kirkland can rejoice; a new addition has moved to town. Maelstrom Brewing Company officially opened to the public on July 13 in… Continue reading

Local Girl Scouts educate younger peers in Global Action Team

Menstruation. Child birth. Mental health. They are topics that many people are not comfortable discussing in a public setting. But that makes them all the… Continue reading

Winkler-Schor’s time on Kirkland Youth Council leads to public activism

Since the time she was a little girl, 23-year-old Lilith Winkler-Schor, formerly of Kirkland, had trouble feeling at home. Born in Germany into a German-American… Continue reading

Kirkland Uncorked returns for 11th year

Enjoying a refreshing Riesling in the sun and helping cats and dogs in need — does that sound like the perfect combination of activities? If… Continue reading

Kirkland facility merges working with parenting

Having children in a family with two working parents — it’s a struggle with which many Eastside families are familiar. The decision between whether to… Continue reading

Seahawk Tyler Lockett to speak at Eastridge’s Easter services

Easter Sunday at Eastridge Church in Issaquah and West Seattle will look a little different this year. The Easter Bunny will not be the only… Continue reading

King County warns Eastside may be ‘mini hot spot’ for hantavirus

A second Issaquah resident has likely fallen ill with Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, Public Health - Seattle and King County reported on Tuesday. Dr. Jeff Duchin… Continue reading

Issaquah shelter gives refuge to women, children escaping domestic violence

Editor’s Note: The woman featured in this story is a victim of domestic violence. For her own safety, her name has been changed. This is… Continue reading