Ashley Hiruko

Issaquah school bus driver arrested for child rape

Police say suspect had no prior criminal history.

 

Following a lawsuit, the company will no longer have no-poach provisions at their franchises. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

First AG lawsuit against company no-poach clause ends with $150K payment

Jersey Mike’s had the contract provisions in place until April 2018.

 

Upcoming open house for Anchor Parks planning

Community feedback and site analysis results will be shared.

 

Second annual Confluence Music in the Park happening Sunday

Harmonica stylings by Lee Oskar featured during the free event.

Dave Stuby’s long career in dispatching was honored last month during a governing board meeting in Kirkland. He is the first enrolled in NORCOM’s Hall of Fame. Photo courtesy of NORCOM

Issaquah resident spent 33 years in 911 dispatching

Dave Stuby is the first enrolled in NORCOM’s Hall of Fame.

Dave Stuby’s long career in dispatching was honored last month during a governing board meeting in Kirkland. He is the first enrolled in NORCOM’s Hall of Fame. Photo courtesy of NORCOM

Opposition and supporters of Drag Queen Story Hour make showing in Issaquah

A lack of police at a recent county library board meeting led some to feel intimidated.

From Olympia to Bellingham: Tiny home villages offer a path toward permanent housing

Beginning talks happening on Eastside village partnership.

Issaquah’s Salmon Days celebrates 50 years

Annual event also raises awareness of environmental impact on salmon.

Redmond Police Officers and Kroll (not pictured) make contact with an individual sleeping at the downtown park and ride center. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

The co-responder way: mental health professionals and officers team up

Local departments are making the push for permanent funding.

Redmond Police Officers and Kroll (not pictured) make contact with an individual sleeping at the downtown park and ride center. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
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Susan’s quest for ‘justice’ and the civil legal system dilemma

Susan Chen’s story begins as a criminal matter. In 2013 she paid a visit to a King County care facility with her son and saw… Continue reading

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Issaquah High School employee one of five confirmed with measles

School urges families to monitor children for signs.

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                                County Councilmember Kathy Lambert shows off a news article about a one-year-old girl who her father, a San Francisco police officer at the time, witnessed fall. From left: Eastside Fire & Rescue Chief Jeff Clark, Snoqualmie Fire Department Chief Mark Correira, Lambert, and Dr. Brian Johnston, chief of pediatrics at Harborview Medical Center.

Toddler window falls are preventable

A demonstration provided parents with ways to protect children.

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                                County Councilmember Kathy Lambert shows off a news article about a one-year-old girl who her father, a San Francisco police officer at the time, witnessed fall. From left: Eastside Fire & Rescue Chief Jeff Clark, Snoqualmie Fire Department Chief Mark Correira, Lambert, and Dr. Brian Johnston, chief of pediatrics at Harborview Medical Center.

Issaquah police reports shed light on Chinese immigrant death lawsuit

Wangshen Leng had severe Alzheimer’s diesease.

Lawsuit alleges Issaquah officers’ use of excessive force led to elderly man’s death

Immigrant’s death was ruled a homicide by King County Medical Examiner’s Office, according to lawsuit.

Superior Court judge Veronica Alicea-Galván presides over the courtroom on March 19. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Dissecting the future of impactful pretrial decision making

Data on inmates not being cohesively collected is needed for decision making, advocates say.

Superior Court judge Veronica Alicea-Galván presides over the courtroom on March 19. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
Vivian, one of many cared for at a child care center of the Kiwassa Neighbourhood House in Vancouver, B.C., spends the day outside on a tricycle on March 21. The site was awarded prototype status by the government of British Columbia as part of an effort to ease skyrocketing child care costs in the province. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Clues for fixing King County’s child care woes may be found in British Columbia

B.C. struggles with many of the same problems as Washington state.

Vivian, one of many cared for at a child care center of the Kiwassa Neighbourhood House in Vancouver, B.C., spends the day outside on a tricycle on March 21. The site was awarded prototype status by the government of British Columbia as part of an effort to ease skyrocketing child care costs in the province. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
Multiple rings were acquired at the suspect’s home. Photo obtained from Bellevue police reports

Issaquah man steals over $100,000 worth of rings, leaves medical card behind

Suspect charged with Bellevue jewelry theft.

Multiple rings were acquired at the suspect’s home. Photo obtained from Bellevue police reports
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams speaking following his tour at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in Seattle on Feb. 7. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo.

Local House reps. vote in favor of removing MMR personal exemptions

Eastside politicians vote overwhelmingly in favor of HB 1638.

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams speaking following his tour at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in Seattle on Feb. 7. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo.

Costco captive insurer pays $3.6 million to state

NW Re Limited settled after voluntarily reporting their actions.

Bellevue pastor Phil Antilla said his support of the LGBTQ community will continue, following a controversial global vote of the United Methodist Church. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

United Methodist vote has churches’ future in question

Congregations debate separation following gay-clergy, same-sex marriage ban.

Bellevue pastor Phil Antilla said his support of the LGBTQ community will continue, following a controversial global vote of the United Methodist Church. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo