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Dedicated dog park coming to Issaquah’s Tibbetts Valley Park

Tibbetts Valley Park has been chosen as the location of the city’s first official dog park.

 

BPA could remove thousands of trees along Eastside transmission lines

The maintenance would affect power lines running from Renton to Monroe.

 

Bonds, sales tax increase on table for transportation improvements

Unfunded transportation capital projects list is estimated at $113.6 million from 2019 to 2022.

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
The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Waste study puts numbers behind King County trash alternatives

County has one remaining landfill located near Maple Valley, and it’s nearing capacity

The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

U.S. is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9; Boeing supports decision

Update: The decision does not affect Renton production lines.

Redmond Police Chief Kristi Wilson, Bothell Police Chief Carol Cummings, King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht and Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best smile in a photo on Johanknecht’s desk. They are some of Seattle’s leading women in law enforcement. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Women in law enforcement take the lead

King County’s female police chiefs outline their career paths.

Redmond Police Chief Kristi Wilson, Bothell Police Chief Carol Cummings, King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht and Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best smile in a photo on Johanknecht’s desk. They are some of Seattle’s leading women in law enforcement. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
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

Issaquah city council plans for future improvements to water utilities

For the first time since 2012, the city of Issaquah has updated the Water System Plan.

King County residents receive Martin Luther King medal of distinguished service

Recipients include Eastside King County residents

Eastside church sues state on International Women’s Day to overturn abortion coverage

The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom, which is classified as a hate group by Southern Poverty Law Center

Just Between Friends consignment is partnering with IEA to support Issaquah teachers and staff. Photo courtesy of Just Between Friends Seattle East Facebook page.

Just Between Friends supports local teachers through consignment event

Just Between Friends is set for March 7-10 at Pickering Barn.

Just Between Friends consignment is partnering with IEA to support Issaquah teachers and staff. Photo courtesy of Just Between Friends Seattle East Facebook page.
Left: CWU-Sammamish will offer a master’s degree in ITAM, specializing in cybersecurity starting Fall 2019. Photo courtesy of CWU-Sammamish Facebook page

CWU-Sammamish to offer new master’s degree in ITAM

The new degree will specialize in cybersecurity.

Left: CWU-Sammamish will offer a master’s degree in ITAM, specializing in cybersecurity starting Fall 2019. Photo courtesy of CWU-Sammamish Facebook page
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                                From left: co-leader of the Issaquah clinic Sarah Bergdahl, longtime volunteer Louise Luce, and co-leader Melinda Walhstrom.

Garden has been mainstay in Luce’s life

How 94 year-old Louise Luce gained community and knowledge from the Master Gardeners Foundation

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                                From left: co-leader of the Issaquah clinic Sarah Bergdahl, longtime volunteer Louise Luce, and co-leader Melinda Walhstrom.

Issaquah Chamber relaunches tourism focused website Discover Issaquah

The Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce announced the re-launch of the Discover Issaquah website.

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Ferguson contacts WA sheriffs about enforcing gun control measure

Letter addresses points of confusion over Initiative 1639

  • Mar 4, 2019
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A wildfire near Darrington in 2017. Photo courtesy of Northwest Washington Incident Management Team

National Guard could see pay bump for wildfire response

House passes bill with 94-0 vote

  • Mar 4, 2019
A wildfire near Darrington in 2017. Photo courtesy of Northwest Washington Incident Management Team
Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America

Local activists push back against intervention in Venezuelan crisis

Anti-war group Answer Coalition plans protest March 16 at Seattle Central College

Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America