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State House proposes to invest $26 million to widen section of Highway 18

The House of Representatives’ Transportation Budget proposal, introduced by House Democrats on Monday, makes major investments in transportation infrastructure in east and south King County.… Continue reading

 

WSDOT contractor crews chipped away the high spots on the EB I-90 Winery Road Bridge after hydro-milling. Photo courtesy of the <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/wsdot/" target="_blank">WSDOT Flickr account </a>

WSDOT work crews prepare for around-the-clock I-90 closures

The single-lane closures will run throughout the first two weeks of October with a two-day break.

 

Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

Troopers seek hit and run suspect, call on public for help

The Washington State Patrol asked locals for any information to identify the vehicle and suspect.

 

Photo by SounderBruce/Wikipedia Commons

King County suspends detective for attacking Uber driver

The sheriff’s discipline comes as the result of violent off-duty behavior.

Photo by SounderBruce/Wikipedia Commons
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services biologist holds a little brown bat. Ann Froschauer/USFWS

Rabid bat found near Woodinville

County health officials urge anyone who may have been exposed to the bat to seek treatment.

A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services biologist holds a little brown bat. Ann Froschauer/USFWS

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

Holiday stories from stages in Bellevue, Seattle, and throughout King County.

The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.

A Complete List of Holiday Concerts Throughout King County

Holiday cheer for your ears.

The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.
Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

The Holiday Shopping Guide to Unique Gifts and Memorable Moments

Bazzars, pop-ups, and retail events from Seattle to Bellevue and beyond.

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

Lights, boats, and Santas run amok!

City of Sammamish debuts redesigned website

City calls website's debut a "soft launch," continues to transition content and functionality from old website.

Sammamish Council retreat set for Tacoma | City briefs

Council retreat will take place Jan. 19 through Jan. 21.

Sammamish Council retreat set for Tacoma | City briefs

Council retreat will take place Jan. 19 through Jan. 21.

Sammamish passes emergency ordinance for Tamarack neighborhood | City briefs

The ordinance is similar to a previous ordinance passed for the Inglewood Hill area in 2014.

Sammamish passes emergency ordinance for Tamarack neighborhood | City briefs

The ordinance is similar to a previous ordinance passed for the Inglewood Hill area in 2014.

Sammamish participates in traveling anti-racism event | Slideshow

On March 30, the city of Sammamish hosted an art project speaking out against racism. Responding to an incident at a minority-owned consignment store in Redmond, the project asks communities to stand in solidarity against racism on the Eastside.

City opens nominations process for Issaquah Hall of Fame

The award recognizes “exemplary individuals with records of inspiration, leadership and service,” according to an announcement from the city.

GIbson Ek High School lottery to be held Thursday night

Gibson Ek High will hold its lottery to accept incoming freshman 4 p.m. Thursday in the Issaquah High School library.

King County Council approves $1 million to expand Cougar/Squak corridor

The money will be used to purchase additional land adjacent to the 730-acre public park.

Duke University student from Sammamish earns Fulbright scholarship

Anand Krishna Raghuraman is a 2015 Duke graduate. Raghuraman will study in Turkey as an English teaching assistant this year.

Twenty-two Eastside Catholic students qualify for DECA State Championship in March

The Eastside Catholic students who qualified this year will compete against 3,600 students from across the state at the Meydenbauer Convention Center in Bellevue for an opportunity to attend the International Career Development Conference in April held in Nashville, Tennessee.