Raechel Dawson

Reporter Raechel Dawson says farewell to journalism career

Eastside journalist moves on after six years in field.

 

Sammamish Mod Pizza to host fundraiser for cancer research in Ben Cushing’s honor

The funds will go toward finding a cure for hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma.

 

Assault kits provide ‘fresh start’ for survivors

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

 

Issaquah man charged with child rape

The defendant allegedly assaulted a 15-year-old girl.

North Bend man arrested, charged with child molestation

The man allegedly gave a little girl ice cream before the assault.

‘Wild’ author Cheryl Strayed shares story of abuse, addiction and heartbreak at Youth Eastside Services breakfast

The nonprofit hopes to raise $790,000 as they celebrate 50 years in 2018.

Author Cheryl Strayed answers questions on PCT ‘bro’ culture, ‘Gilmore Girls’ and more

The Oprah’s Book Club author is best known for her memoir “Wild.”

Author Cheryl Strayed answers questions on PCT ‘bro’ culture, ‘Gilmore Girls’ and more

The Oprah’s Book Club author is best known for her memoir “Wild.”

Mercer Island man charged in collision that killed Issaquah man

Alexander Chung, 20, faces vehicular homicide and reckless driving charges.

Issaquah man killed in car accident on May Valley Road

King County Sheriff’s Office suspects alcohol was involved.

Students throughout the region take part in National School Walkout, call for gun control

The March 14 demonstrations marked the one month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting.

Afghanistan refugee shares how Friends of Youth gave him hope at Bellevue event

Hundreds celebrate youth at annual Friends of Youth luncheon.

Seattle Humane’s new facility houses more animals, cleaner environment

The $28.5 million facility is 57,000 square feet.

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Hibib addresses a crowd at the East King County Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition breakfast on Thursday. Raechel Dawson/staff photo

Fully funding education, passing capital budget top focus this legislative session

Eastside legislators met to discuss issues at annual breakfast

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Hibib addresses a crowd at the East King County Chambers of Commerce Legislative Coalition breakfast on Thursday. Raechel Dawson/staff photo
The Coup Signature Sandwich. Photo courtesy of theorganiccoup.com

First certified organic fast food restaurant opens in Bellevue

Skyline Tower will house The Organic Coup starting Jan. 2

The Coup Signature Sandwich. Photo courtesy of theorganiccoup.com
Puget Sound Energy built its first hydroelectric plant at Snoqualmie Falls in 1898. Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Energy

Puget Sound Energy announces plans to reduce carbon footprint in half by 2040

Environmental groups call initiative ‘smoke and mirrors’

Puget Sound Energy built its first hydroelectric plant at Snoqualmie Falls in 1898. Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Energy
Washington State Auditor Pat McCarthy, Deputy State Auditor Keri Rooney and Program Manager Wendy W. Choy. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Washington state auditor: More accountability audits needed for state agencies

Auditor’s office seeking $700,000 from Washington Legislature

Washington State Auditor Pat McCarthy, Deputy State Auditor Keri Rooney and Program Manager Wendy W. Choy. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Eastside senatorial candidates weigh in on immigrant hate speech and crime

Cutting corporate tax loopholes, exercising fiscal discipline, creating a public infrastructure bank and providing more choice schools were the ideas Eastside senatorial candidates presented on… Continue reading

Eastside senatorial candidates sound off on fully funding education

Cutting corporate tax loopholes, exercising fiscal discipline, creating a public infrastructure bank and providing more choice schools were the ideas Eastside Senatorial candidates presented on… Continue reading

Members of Congress, Dreamers call out Trump administration’s end of DACA

Four members of Congress stood up on Sept. 21 to let President Donald Trump know ending the DACA program is not only cruel, but stupid.… Continue reading