Shana Johnson. Courtesy of EvergreenHealth.

EvergreenHealth Midwife delivers 1,000th baby of her career

“I don’t have any intention of leaving any time soon,” said Shana Johnson.

Courtesy of Porch Group

Study ranks Washington in 7th place as being home to the most WWII veterans in the U.S.

12,364 WWII veterans are living in the state, with a total population of 517,912 military veterans.

Courtesy of Studio East.

Studio East brings Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing to Juanita Beach Park

Four free live performances will take place from June 3 to June 5.

Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.

King County identifies first presumptive monkeypox case

The illness is not as easily transmitted compared to COVID-19, according to health officer.

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Parent-led group Keep Kids Safe protests facility for homeless in Kirkland

The group held a protest outside of Kirkland City Hall on May 17 as a parent spoke to the council.

File photo.

Master Builders Association opposes new Kirkland tree ordinance

The construction industry group claims the tree ordinance will hinder housing projects.

Assistant Secretary of Health Michele Roberts (left) and Health Secretary Umair Shah.

As COVID trends up again, state officials ‘strongly recommend’ masks

There are no new mandates in Washington. But “we really have an opportunity to get ahead of this.”

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Use your King County library card to explore the outdoors

KCLS cardholders can check out a Discover Pass for two weeks to explore public lands.

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

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Zeyan Butt of Chase Bank in Kirkland. Courtesy of Chase.

How a Kirkland banker helped a Ukrainian family leave a warzone

The Sukhoy family found themselves stuck in Warsaw due to debit card issues.

 

Northwest
Screenshot of April 5 Edmonds City Council meeting. Inset (L-R): Mayor Mike Nelson and council members Kristiana Johnson, Will Chen, Neil Tibbott, Diane Buckshnis, Vivian Olson, Susan Paine and Laura Johnson. (City of Edmonds)

After long debate, Edmonds bans homeless people from living outside

The criminal law is unenforceable if no shelter is open within 35 miles. The City Council approved it over public outcry.

 

Sound Publishing archives

Cannabis DUI challenge rejected by state Supreme Court

Everett man argued the law must be tossed because legal limit for THC is not supported by science.

 

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