Ashley Hiruko

Redmond Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their hand prints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photo

Examining hate crimes on the Eastside

The Anti-Defamation League has been tracking hate-fueled crimes and incidents to paint a picture of trends in communities.

Redmond Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their hand prints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photo

Community unites over anti-semitic depictions

Enhanced patrols, investigation continues.

The damage remains days after the fire. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
The damage remains days after the fire. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
This map shows the path deputies took to locate the suspect. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office.

Shoeprints in snow lead deputies to Issaquah burglary suspect

‘Two truckloads’ of items removed from campsite.

This map shows the path deputies took to locate the suspect. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office.

Klahanie graffiti being investigated as hate crime

There have been 17 counts of red spray paint covering cars and garages so far.

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Parents are feeling the pinch of child care costs

A King County report charts ways the county could reduce child care costs and boost access.

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.
The trash situation at a Redmond apartment complex remained overflowing in the afternoon on Tuesday, Feb. 19, after a series of snowstorms hit the region in February. Corey Morris/staff photo

Garbage service resumes on Eastside, after weeks without collection

Snow disrupted service on the Eastside.

The trash situation at a Redmond apartment complex remained overflowing in the afternoon on Tuesday, Feb. 19, after a series of snowstorms hit the region in February. Corey Morris/staff photo
The Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue remained open through the wintry weather. Photo courtesy of Overlake Medical Center.

Overlake Medical essential staff housed in hotels

Over 250 rooms helped ensure needed employees made it to their shift.

The Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue remained open through the wintry weather. Photo courtesy of Overlake Medical Center.

President’s emergency declaration sparks immediate legal backlash

Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team will sue the White House if federal funds originally intended for Washington state are interrupted.

State bill would address strain of long-term healthcare costs

Median retirement savings falls short of what wellness costs.

Bengal tigers enjoy a romp through the recent snow at Cougar Mountain Zoo in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Sasha Hendricks

One of the ‘snowiest’ months on record for King County

Citizens fled to stores to stock up on needed supplies; City staff worked to keep roads clear.

Bengal tigers enjoy a romp through the recent snow at Cougar Mountain Zoo in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Sasha Hendricks
Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

Mandatory MMR vaccine a possibility in Washington state

Measles outbreak slows as four new cases are confirmed in Oregon.

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

Grueling shifts, rationed water, no contract

Police support union files complaints against City of Issaquah.

Claire Kwo, 6, plays in the snow in Sammamish on Feb. 4. Photo courtesy of Stephen Kwo.

Snow hits lowland areas of King County

More snow could fall Friday evening.

Claire Kwo, 6, plays in the snow in Sammamish on Feb. 4. Photo courtesy of Stephen Kwo.

Fire fighters: ‘Sleep with your bedroom doors closed’

Responders overcame complications during blaze last week.

Seattle man sentenced to one year in prison for smuggling firearms into Iraq

Co-conspirator Bellevue man to be sentenced in March.

Measles outbreak puts Washington under State of Emergency

Thirty-five cases have been confirmed statewide.

The Sammamish home where deputies found the bodies of three. Ashley Hiruko/Staff photo

Parents killed over plan to sell family home

New details released by KCSO give potential motive for Sammamish murder-suicide.

The Sammamish home where deputies found the bodies of three. Ashley Hiruko/Staff photo
Authorities outside of the Klahanie home on Tuesday. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Three found dead in Klahanie home in Sammamish

Investigation is ongoing.

Authorities outside of the Klahanie home on Tuesday. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo