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King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office warns about scam calls

Caller claims prostitution case filed, but pay money and charges will be dropped

 

26% of foster care students disengaging from school during COVID-19

Treehouse works to find ways to support youth

 

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Murray, Cantwell propose legislation to block federal law enforcement occupations in cities

Response to recent reports of aggressive policing by agents in Portland

 

Extra $600 in federal benefit for unemployed workers set to end July 25

Payment is on top of base weekly state benefit amount

Cities and chambers of commerce provide vital information during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cities and chambers of commerce are regularly updating their sites to provide resources and news.

The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Harborview, King County open coronavirus recovery site

The 45-bed facility will treat those awaiting test results, or who have mild symptoms.

The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Unemployment claims doubled last week as coronavirus shutters businesses

Numbers like this haven’t been seen since height of the Great Recession.

Bellevue skyline. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Eastside cities seeing widespread event, meeting cancellations

“Business as usual” was common for most cities earlier this week. Now, cancellations are increasing.

Bellevue skyline. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

70 Washington coronavirus cases; Inslee announces testing-cost relief

Inslee addressed the outbreak at a Thursday press conference.

LWESP ratifies new contract

Lake Washington support professionals ratify new three-year contract with LWSD.

All LWSD schools closed Monday due to snow. Madison Miller/staff photo

School canceled due to snow; Kirkland plows working to improve road conditions

District-wide closures can be complicated due to LWSD’s 76-square-mile footprint and varying microclimates.

All LWSD schools closed Monday due to snow. Madison Miller/staff photo

Getting to know new Kirkland Councilmember Neal Black

Fresh to the Kirkland City Council, Black has roots in law and Houghton Community Council.

Kirkland will house Woodinville inmates

Woodinville approved the contract in September.

Design plans submitted for upcoming culvert replacement in Kirkland

Construction at 100th Avenue Northeast planned to begin next summer.

Sexual misconduct reports triple following ‘Report it to Stop it’ campaign

Joint effort to curb unwanted harassment proves successful.

A photo of Kirkland Police’s customer service desk that was used to initially promote the animal services program. Photo courtesy of the city of Kirkland

Kirkland Animal Services goes door-to-door for pet license renewals

Kirkland Animal Services took over city-wide licensing in January and is asking locals to renew.

A photo of Kirkland Police’s customer service desk that was used to initially promote the animal services program. Photo courtesy of the city of Kirkland
Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

Troopers seek hit and run suspect, call on public for help

The Washington State Patrol asked locals for any information to identify the vehicle and suspect.

Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson
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King County suspends detective for attacking Uber driver

The sheriff’s discipline comes as the result of violent off-duty behavior.

Photo by SounderBruce/Wikipedia Commons

Rabid bat found near Woodinville

County health officials urge anyone who may have been exposed to the bat to seek treatment.

Juanita High students vote to keep ‘Rebels’ mascot

Students voted last June 7 and June 11 to keep the current mascot.