New statewide election system causing concern among auditors

They don’t think VoteWA is ready for prime time but are confident primary results will be accurate

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Candidates for council Pos. 2 and 3 answered curated questions from the public at a forum on July 18. Madeline Coats/staff photo

Six candidates discussed their campaigns for Issaquah City Council positions

Issues of mobility and affordable housing were most commonly addressed at the forum.

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New measles case had possible public exposure in Kenmore

A Seattle Children’s Hospital nurse is the latest diagnosed bringing this year’s case count up to 11 residents and two non-resident in King County.

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Sound Transit presents three potential sites for a North Sammamish Park and Ride

The project, set to open to the public in 2024, envisions 200 parking stalls and improved access

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                                Taylor Wang, 15, (left) and Alice Mao, 17, (right) have been working with Ruthie V. of the Seattle Artist League to create a gallery exhibition of young, underrepresented artists.

IHS students launch youth art gallery

Student Art Spaces gives youth accessibility to show their work in a professional show.

First Issaquah Sports Medicine Combine captures community’s curiosity

More than 50 exhibitors show off area’s wellness edge

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Mary’s Place computer literacy workshops help families build confidence

John is an attendee of Computer Literacy Workshops being held this month at Mary’s Place. “We’ve been at Mary’s Place… Continue reading

Low Income Housing Institute’s 57-unit August Wilson Place apartments in downtown Bellevue includes affordable housing units for households at 30, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income. Photo courtesy of Low Income Housing Institute

Economic growth continues for King County

Warning signs on horizon as housing and rent prices cool down compared to previous years.

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King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo

King County jail’s leaky pipes have national implications

Lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court alleges Aquatherm has been selling faulty pipes.

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.

Bulletin Board

Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.

 

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.

 

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT highlights its strategic direction in this edition of the agency’s quarterly Continue reading...

 

New phone scam targets Washington businesses

The Washington Department of Revenue is warning businesses to be aware of Continue reading...

 

Sports

Eastlake ready to compete in Junior League Softball World Series

District 9 champs will play the Philippines in opener in Kirkland.

 

Marketplace

Bellevue childcare center celebrates with Storytime LIVE! characters Curious George and Pinkalicious

Kiddie Academy invites area families to 9th annual free reading event

 

Cruise Industry Buoys the Statewide Economy

Every spring and summer, travelers from around the country and across the Continue reading...

 

Get ACTIVE, stay HEALTHY, have FUN with Issaquah Sports Medicine Combine

Free July 13 event welcomes the community to Lake Sammamish State Park

 

Apps for When You’re Hungry and in a Hurry

There’s nothing worse than being hungry and pressed for time at the Continue reading...

 

Opinion

The importance of being counted | Windows and Mirrors

The 2020 Census is coming and that can greatly affect everything from government representation and federal funding.

 

Northwest

‘Feedback loops’ of methane, CO2 echo environmental problem beyond Washington

University of Washington among researchers of climate change’s effects in global temperatures.