Raechel Dawson

Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career

Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career

Eastside journalist moves on after six years in field.

 

Suspect hacks Northwest University, steals $60,000

Suspect hacks Northwest University, steals $60,000

The scammer had been watching email communications prior to theft.

 

Man charged with making bomb threats, holding woman hostage in Kirkland

Man charged with making bomb threats, holding woman hostage in Kirkland

The suspect said he wanted to commit suicide by cop.

 

Assault kits provide ‘fresh start’ for survivors

Assault kits provide ‘fresh start’ for survivors

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Assault kits provide ‘fresh start’ for survivors
Kirkland man, woman charged with promoting prostitution

Kirkland man, woman charged with promoting prostitution

The victims were forced to turn over their money to a suspect and were afraid to leave.

Kirkland man, woman charged with promoting prostitution
Keynote speaker and author Cheryl Strayed spoke of her own struggles and how she got through them at the Youth Eastside Services’ 50th anniversary Invest In Youth breakfast. Photo courtesy of Phillip Johnson

‘Wild’ author Cheryl Strayed shares story of abuse, addiction and heartbreak at Youth Eastside Services breakfast

The nonprofit hopes to raise $790,000 as they celebrate 50 years in 2018.

Keynote speaker and author Cheryl Strayed spoke of her own struggles and how she got through them at the Youth Eastside Services’ 50th anniversary Invest In Youth breakfast. Photo courtesy of Phillip Johnson
Author Cheryl Strayed answers questions on PCT ‘bro’ culture, ‘Gilmore Girls’ and more

Author Cheryl Strayed answers questions on PCT ‘bro’ culture, ‘Gilmore Girls’ and more

The Oprah’s Book Club author is best known for her memoir “Wild.”

Author Cheryl Strayed answers questions on PCT ‘bro’ culture, ‘Gilmore Girls’ and more
Students throughout the region take part in National School Walkout, call for gun control

Students throughout the region take part in National School Walkout, call for gun control

The March 14 demonstrations marked the one month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting.

Students throughout the region take part in National School Walkout, call for gun control
Afghanistan refugee shares how Friends of Youth gave him hope at Bellevue event

Afghanistan refugee shares how Friends of Youth gave him hope at Bellevue event

Hundreds celebrate youth at annual Friends of Youth luncheon.

Afghanistan refugee shares how Friends of Youth gave him hope at Bellevue event
Shoe shiner keeps beaming with regular dialysis

Shoe shiner keeps beaming with regular dialysis

World Kidney Day was March 8.

Shoe shiner keeps beaming with regular dialysis
Millennial entrepreneurs gearing up to launch crowdfunding campaign for Ombraz Sunglasses

Millennial entrepreneurs gearing up to launch crowdfunding campaign for Ombraz Sunglasses

For each pair of sunglasses sold, 20 trees will be planted.

Millennial entrepreneurs gearing up to launch crowdfunding campaign for Ombraz Sunglasses
Fully funding education, passing capital budget top focus this legislative session

Fully funding education, passing capital budget top focus this legislative session

Eastside legislators met to discuss issues at annual breakfast

Fully funding education, passing capital budget top focus this legislative session
Washington state auditor: More accountability audits needed for state agencies

Washington state auditor: More accountability audits needed for state agencies

Auditor’s office seeking $700,000 from Washington Legislature

Washington state auditor: More accountability audits needed for state agencies
From left, Michell Darnell, Patty Kuderer, Indian Association moderator, Jinyoung Lee Englund, and Manka Dhingra at the Eastside Candidates Forum on Thursday. Raechel Dawson/staff photo

Eastside senatorial candidates sound off on fully funding education

Cutting corporate tax loopholes, exercising fiscal discipline, creating a public infrastructure bank and providing more choice schools were the ideas Eastside Senatorial candidates presented on… Continue reading

From left, Michell Darnell, Patty Kuderer, Indian Association moderator, Jinyoung Lee Englund, and Manka Dhingra at the Eastside Candidates Forum on Thursday. Raechel Dawson/staff photo
Kirkland Art Center’s Cirque du Surreal celebrates the imagination this October | The Eastside Scene

Kirkland Art Center’s Cirque du Surreal celebrates the imagination this October | The Eastside Scene

Artist Salvador Dali’s melting clocks, a ring master at a circus, and flapper girls from the 1920s. Cirque du Surreal is coming to town. The… Continue reading

Kirkland Art Center’s Cirque du Surreal celebrates the imagination this October | The Eastside Scene
U.S. Rep. Adam Smith. Raechel Dawson/staff photo

Members of Congress, Dreamers call out Trump administration’s end of DACA at Bellevue event

Four members of Congress stood up on Sept. 21 to let President Donald Trump know ending the DACA program is not only cruel, but stupid.… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Adam Smith. Raechel Dawson/staff photo
Co-owner of the Bellevue We Rock the Spectrum, Shirley Sarmiento-Blaha, stands in front of the gym’s rock wall. Raechel Dawson/staff photo

No need for parents to say ‘I’m sorry’ at new We Rock the Spectrum sensory gym in Bellevue

A little boy sat on the gym floor, crying. He continued to have what his mother, co-owner of We Rock the Spectrum, called a “meltdown”… Continue reading

Co-owner of the Bellevue We Rock the Spectrum, Shirley Sarmiento-Blaha, stands in front of the gym’s rock wall. Raechel Dawson/staff photo
Residents countywide and environmental groups filled Bellevue City Hall’s council chambers on Monday during a public hearing for Puget Sound Energy’s rate case before the Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission. Raechel Dawson/staff photo

Environmental advocates call for Bellevue-based Puget Sound Energy’s closure of Montana coal plant

Bellevue was flushed with green on July 31. Several state environmental groups and residents across the county packed Bellevue City Hall’s council chambers during a… Continue reading

Residents countywide and environmental groups filled Bellevue City Hall’s council chambers on Monday during a public hearing for Puget Sound Energy’s rate case before the Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission. Raechel Dawson/staff photo
King County Executive Dow Constantine

King County executive delivers state of the county address

Bryce Kasota had to duck out early from King County Executive Dow Constantine’s state of the county address on Monday.

King County Executive Dow Constantine

Wife claims Rep. Goodman drove high with kids in the car, he denies allegations | Update

State House Rep. Roger Goodman of Kirkland was accused of driving under the influence of marijuana by his estranged wife, according to divorce documents filed last October.