The Eastside Rail Corridor will connect the existing Kirkland trails with Snohomish County, Redmond, Woodinville, Bellevue and Renton. Photo courtesy of King County

Eastside Rail Corridor rebranding in 2019

Options for a new name for the trail include The Eastway, The 425, The Eastrail and The E.

Eastside tech companies Smartsheet, OfferUp, Apptio face challenging 2019

Here are a handful of companies from the Eastside that will be interesting to watch in 2019.

Exit poll indicates Washington voters still support climate change action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

Attendees gather after the Dec. 21, 2018, meeting at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Washington indigenous communities push for action to address violence against women

A new law seeks to strength data collection on missing and murdered indigenous women.

Issaquah cemetery board discusses 2019 work plan

At the first meeting of 2019, the Issaquah Cemetery Board discussed their 2019 cemetery work plan.

“I Do! I Do!” premieres as Village Theatre’s first musical of 2019. Courtesy photo.

Village Theatre debuts first musical of 2019

“I Do! I Do” premieres Jan. 17 adn runs through Feb. 24.

LIVING GREEN: Sustainable homes a great place to start

Puget Sound area residents can find their green real estate expert at Engel & Völkers

Issaquah Eagles sophomore Charlie Dietiker has recorded a double-double in three of his team’s last four games. Dietiker can play on the perimeter as well as in the paint for the Eagles. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Dietiker is a matchup nightmare for opponents

Issaquah sophomore is a utility player on the hardwood.

John Marchione, mayor or Redmond. Photo courtesy of city of Redmond

Redmond Mayor John Marchione appointed chair of Sound Transit Board

Steilacoom Mayor Ron Lucas and Everett Councilmember Paul Roberts to serve as vice chairs.

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More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

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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.

 

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New phone scam targets Washington businesses

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Issaquah Eagles sophomore Charlie Dietiker has recorded a double-double in three of his team’s last four games. Dietiker can play on the perimeter as well as in the paint for the Eagles. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Dietiker is a matchup nightmare for opponents

Issaquah sophomore is a utility player on the hardwood.

 

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A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

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Proposed law would raise age limit for tobacco sales in WA

Lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products

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AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.