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Local activist groups hold rally outside Dino Rossi fundraiser

Fuse Washington put a call out for people to rally after Rossi did not respond to a request for comment regarding funding from the gun industry.

 

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

County plans for second safe drug site on hold

Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.

 

Wyman prepared to protect elections

Washington’s secretary of state talks hacking, social media and more at Redmond Rotary.

 

Issaquah Schools Foundation hosts Nourish Every Mind Fundraisers

The events will share the Foundation’s mission while raising funds that benefit local schools.

  • Apr 20, 2018
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Sammamish police 2017 stats drive new services study

Calls for service have increased following 2016 Klahanie annexation.

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County emphasizes impaired driving patrols on 4/20

King County deputies will be patrolling with a dedicated focus on impaired driver detection.

  • Apr 19, 2018

LWSD’s budget earns Meritorious Budget Award

The award reflects the district’s strategic goal of being fiscally responsible.

  • Apr 19, 2018

Assault kits provide ‘fresh start’ for survivors

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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PSE offers ways to reduce carbon footprints this Earth Month

PSE plans to hand out thousands of seeds and seedlings at events throughout the Eastside.

  • Apr 19, 2018
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King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert leads the discussion at the opioid event on Monday night. Photo by Josh Kelety

Law enforcement, doctors, and Kathy Lambert talk opioids in Fall City

Panelists discussed broader trends in the epidemic, strategies for identifying addiction, and more.

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert leads the discussion at the opioid event on Monday night. Photo by Josh Kelety

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Issaquah, Sammamish proclaim April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Local resident shares how community resources helped her family heal from abuse.

Low-income housing residents speak out against new management

Dozens of residents and supporters marched to the office of Rose Crest at Talus, a federally-subsidized low-income apartment complex in Issaquah, to protest the unfair… Continue reading

Activists begin collecting signatures for November carbon fee initiative

A carbon fee could be on November’s ballot if supporters of I-1631 gather enough signatures.

LWSD offers information and input on sexual health curriculum

LWSD will hold two sessions on April 23 and May 3.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Sammamish Home Grown Open House to be held on April 25

The city invites locals to share their preferences on the future of housing in Sammamish

  • Apr 17, 2018

Liberty High School choirs to host Mattress Sale Fundraiser

The inaugural fundraiser will help pay fora a trip to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

  • Apr 16, 2018

Republic Services to temporarily dispose of Sammamish’s non-marketable mixed paper

Poor recycling habit means paper from Sammamish can’t be sent to China for reuse.

King County Sheriff’s deputies to carry naloxone

All 450 deputies are slated carry the heroin overdose antidote by mid-summer.

King County Library System opens its first makerspace

A festive, ribbon-cutting celebration and self-guided tour will mark the grand opening of the new Bellevue Library ideaX Makerspace onSaturday, April 14. Bellevue Library patrons… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018