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King County law enforcement agencies deploy emphasis patrols for Labor Day weekend

The emphasis patrols will be from Aug. 17-Sept. 3.

  • Aug 15, 2018

Kiddie Academy celebrates eighth annual Storytime LIVE!

Pinkalicious and Curious George will make special appearances at the event.

  • Aug 15, 2018

DOH provides steps to keep safe from wildfire smoke

Air quality degraded by wildfires across the state.

  • Aug 14, 2018

New study confirms historical presence of grizzlies in Washington

The federal government hopes to rebuild a dwindling Washington grizzly population.

82 EvergreenHealth staff recognized in Seattle Met Magazine

Seattle Met Magazine recognizes 82 EvergreenHealth medical staff as top doctors and nurses.

  • Aug 13, 2018

Kirkland’s Juanita Beach Park Beach reopens

Beach reopens after fecal coliform bacteria levels drop.

  • Aug 13, 2018

One Table has no clear game plan for tackling regional crisis

Seattle and King County’s joint task force to address the crisis still only has vague strategies.

Sound Transit seeks volunteer to serve on agency oversight panel

Opportunity to serve on the Sound Transit Citizen Oversight Panel representing north King County

  • Aug 10, 2018
Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
                                The city held a public meeting in April to collect feedback on zoning for the LUCA development. Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Bellevue council approves code amendment for homeless shelters

After months of discussion, the council approved the land use code amendment for homeless shelters.

Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo
                                The city held a public meeting in April to collect feedback on zoning for the LUCA development. Community members were able to place votes on what type of zoning a homeless shelter should be located in. Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Homebuyers encouraged, “but still on edge,” while sellers face reality check

New figures from Northwest MLS show year-over-year improvement in inventory (up 6.5 percent), but modest drops on both pending sales (down slightly more than 7… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2018

Road closures and detours scheduled for Kirkland Summerfest

Road closures and detours will be in place throughout the weekend as Summerfest happens in downtown Kirkland, Aug. 10-12. The City’s boat launch will remain… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2018

EvergreenHealth receives recognition as top community hospital

Becker’s Hospital Review names health system to “100 Great Community Hospitals” list.

  • Aug 9, 2018

Kirkland Summerfest needs volunteers

Returning for its seventh year, Kirkland Summerfest is the city’s premier music and arts festival. This three-day tour de force boasts dozens of live performances,… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2018

King County Executive proposes discount for low-income solid waste customers

The proposal would help low-income customers better afford the basic costs of living.

  • Aug 9, 2018

Rose Hill development in zoning review process

The Continental Divide project would build out 133 apartments in the Rose Hill neighborhood.

Tia Ekle, 4, plays with her bubble gun during Kirkland’s Summerfest Aug. 11. Megan Campbell/staff photo

Low-sensory area to be hosted at this year’s Kirkland Summerfest

Roo’s World of Discovery partners to host low-sensory area at Kidszone in Heritage Park.

  • Aug 8, 2018
Tia Ekle, 4, plays with her bubble gun during Kirkland’s Summerfest Aug. 11. Megan Campbell/staff photo

Update: Preliminary results roll in for August primary

Kirkland mayor leads her race for 48th district rep., according to early returns.

Initiatives 1631 and 1634 qualify for the 2018 general election

Secretary of State certified the intiatives for the November election.

  • Aug 8, 2018

Rossi and Schrier lead 8th Congressional District race

Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier are the top two finishers in the Aug. 7 primary race for U.S. Representative in Washington’s 8th Congressional… Continue reading

Single-payer advocates push for health care reform

A growing number of voices on the left are campaigning for a profit-free health system.