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Dissecting the future of impactful pretrial decision making

Data on inmates not being cohesively collected is needed for decision making, advocates say.

Would rent control work in Washington?

Oregon’s new law could lay the blueprint for other states

Photo by Kayse Angel

What’s next for the I-405 master plan?

New express toll lanes from Renton to Bellevue are coming soon.

Photo by Kayse Angel
Puget Sound Energy’s Energize Eastside project will replace two-pole towers with taller, single poles and four-pole towers with two poles. Photos courtesy of Puget Sound Energy

Fight over Energize Eastside continues

Community groups remain opposed to PSE’s planned system upgrade.

Puget Sound Energy’s Energize Eastside project will replace two-pole towers with taller, single poles and four-pole towers with two poles. Photos courtesy of Puget Sound Energy
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King County approves bargaining agreement with 60 unions

Employees will receive wage increases and $500 bonus.

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LWSD Resource Center. Photo by Jason Rothkowitz 2010

LWSD Capital Projects levy addresses overcrowding and security in schools

The upcoming levy, if passed, will build more classrooms and install security cameras.

LWSD Resource Center. Photo by Jason Rothkowitz 2010

Clues for fixing King County’s child care woes may be found in British Columbia

B.C. struggles with many of the same problems as Washington state.

‘Suspicious’ male grabs 11-year-old before walking away

Incident took place near South Rose Hill.

  • Mar 29, 2019

DelBene visits highways, trails on infrastructure tour

Congresswoman highlights Kirkland’s Totem Lake bridge and other projects in need of federal funding.

1st District legislators talk budget, transportation, housing

Health topics, including vaccines, vaping and long term care, also discussed at Bothell forum.

A look inside the King County Juvenile Detention Center. File photo

King County is still using solitary confinement on juveniles

Report on solitary confinement shows the county is not honoring its agreement.

A look inside the King County Juvenile Detention Center. File photo

Suspect arrested for Kirkland home invasion stabbing previously tried for murder of three in Yakima

Police determined the victim, who is in stable condition, knew the suspect.

48th District town hall focuses on education, housing and gun control

Constituents also worried about proposed sexual educational curriculum, election reforms.

Residents can report potholes, street lights and more on Our Kirkland app

It’s now easier for Kirkland residents to report and resolve issues.

  • Mar 26, 2019

Downtown Kirkland’s utility boxes get a facelift

New wraps celebrate the history of local community, businesses.

Kirkland City Councilmember Neir will not seek re-election in 2019

His business has required an increased level of commitment and focus.

  • Mar 22, 2019
Rosa and Erik, whose last names have been withheld share their experiences being a part of Youth Eastside Services (YES) Latino H.E.A.T. student-leadership program at the Invest in Youth Breakfast on March 20. Madison Miller/staff photo

Eastside community ‘invests in youth’ at annual YES benefit breakfast

YES holds annual Invest in Youth Breakfast.

Rosa and Erik, whose last names have been withheld share their experiences being a part of Youth Eastside Services (YES) Latino H.E.A.T. student-leadership program at the Invest in Youth Breakfast on March 20. Madison Miller/staff photo
Kids in Kirkland enjoy the two days off from school by sledding down a hill at Peter Kirk Park. Madison Miller/staff photo

Eastside schools announce schedule accommodations to snow days

Some districts have built-in make-up days but not all.

Kids in Kirkland enjoy the two days off from school by sledding down a hill at Peter Kirk Park. Madison Miller/staff photo

Local House reps. vote in favor of removing MMR personal exemptions

Eastside politicians vote overwhelmingly in favor of HB 1638.