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In this January 2019 photo, Gov. Jay Inslee visited the new Children’s Home Society of Washington Highline Early Learning Center in Des Moines to applaud the benefits of early education programs and promote his funding proposal to continue to fund programs like it. Sound Publishing file photo

King County allocates $318 million for education

Money will go toward early education and postsecondary support.

In this January 2019 photo, Gov. Jay Inslee visited the new Children’s Home Society of Washington Highline Early Learning Center in Des Moines to applaud the benefits of early education programs and promote his funding proposal to continue to fund programs like it. Sound Publishing file photo

King County pushes back report on for-hire driver trafficking training

The report was originally due in October but has been extended until next spring.

Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair. Photo courtesy of FOY.

Friends of Youth welcomes Boyer as board chair

Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, is FOY founder Iva Matsen’s granddaughter.

  • Aug 29, 2019
Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair. Photo courtesy of FOY.
The King County Courthouse. File photo

King County set to bring in tax-free housing funding

It’s set to reap $100 million over the next 20 years from state coffers.

The King County Courthouse. File photo

Kirkland rape suspect found guilty in Arizona, now faces rape charge here

Dion Earl is a Kent man and former soccer team owner.

Local project gives small farmers a big boost

SnoValley Tilth’s Experience Farming Project gives new farmers a chance to muddy their boots.

Three neighborhood sidewalk projects underway in Kirkland

More than 3,000 feet of new sidewalks will be implemented by the city.

Exterior of Kirkland City Hall. Photo courtesy City of Kirkland

Kirkland looks at Totem Lake area traffic study

Transportation Solutions, Inc. recently revealed the findings of the study.

Exterior of Kirkland City Hall. Photo courtesy City of Kirkland
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                                Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Monday.

LWSD office personnel may see pay cuts next year

LWSD and LWESP are bargaining for a new three-year contract.

Madison Miller/staff photo
                                Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Monday.

District Court Judge Peter Nault dies after 25 years on the bench

The county council will appoint a judge to fill the open spot.

Kirkland City Council discusses potential affordable employee housing initiative

The initiative is the result of a partnership between the City of Kirkland and Sustainable Kirkland

The Pet-A-Palooza Roadshow stops by Juanita Beach Park

The roadshow can next be caught on Aug. 17.

Friends and family gathered at the 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival at Juanita Beach Park on Aug. 10. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

1,000 Lights Water Lantern Festival comes to Kirkland

Hundreds gather at Juanita Beach Park for a night of community on Aug. 10.

Friends and family gathered at the 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival at Juanita Beach Park on Aug. 10. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Lake Washington PTSA receives National PTA grant

The grant was used to organize two parent focus groups to learn more of what’s on parents’ minds.

Metro RapidRide to end with Totem Lake following alternate Redmond proposal

Metro officials say they are moving forward with long-range plan.