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Local mom writes book to help parents connect with their children

MamaCon CEO, Leanne Kabat, releases book on parenting.

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Two Issaquah High School students are under investigation after a racially insensitive photo surfaced over the weekend. Courtesy photo

Racially insensitive sign sparks investigation at ISD

IHS students under investigation after Tolo photo goes viral.

Two Issaquah High School students are under investigation after a racially insensitive photo surfaced over the weekend. Courtesy photo

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

Issaquah commits up to $3 million for WSDOT I-90 project

Issaquah has committed as much as $3 million in funding for the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) Interstate 90 auxiliary lane project. As part… Continue reading

9th Annual Holi Festival returns to Lake Sammamish Park

Traditional Indian festival celebrates spring.

Vivian, one of many cared for at a child care center of the Kiwassa Neighbourhood House in Vancouver, B.C., spends the day outside on a tricycle on March 21. The site was awarded prototype status by the government of British Columbia as part of an effort to ease skyrocketing child care costs in the province. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Clues for fixing King County’s child care woes may be found in British Columbia

B.C. struggles with many of the same problems as Washington state.

Vivian, one of many cared for at a child care center of the Kiwassa Neighbourhood House in Vancouver, B.C., spends the day outside on a tricycle on March 21. The site was awarded prototype status by the government of British Columbia as part of an effort to ease skyrocketing child care costs in the province. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
Multiple rings were acquired at the suspect’s home. Photo obtained from Bellevue police reports

Issaquah man steals over $100,000 worth of rings, leaves medical card behind

Suspect charged with Bellevue jewelry theft.

Multiple rings were acquired at the suspect’s home. Photo obtained from Bellevue police reports
A look inside the King County Juvenile Detention Center. File photo

King County is still using solitary confinement on juveniles

Report on solitary confinement shows the county is not honoring its agreement.

A look inside the King County Juvenile Detention Center. File photo
Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel

Issaquah city administrator announces resignation

City finance department has experienced high turnover

Issaquah City Hall. Photo courtesy of Joe Mabel
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams speaking following his tour at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in Seattle on Feb. 7. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo.

Local House reps. vote in favor of removing MMR personal exemptions

Eastside politicians vote overwhelmingly in favor of HB 1638.

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams speaking following his tour at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in Seattle on Feb. 7. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo.
King County Council with Sarah Reyneveld, chair of the King County Women’s Advisory Board. Photo courtesy of King County

King County proclaims March as Women’s History Month

This year’s theme is Womxn Who Lead: Stories from the past and how they influence the future.

King County Council with Sarah Reyneveld, chair of the King County Women’s Advisory Board. Photo courtesy of King County

Issaquah brings the 2019 draft strategic plan to the citizens

Issaquah wants the citizens’ vision and feedback for the city’s first strategic plan.

5th District Legislators answer communtiy questions on energy, guns, and vaccines

Senator Mark Mullet and representatives Lisa Callan and Bill Ramos answered community questions.

Why can’t Issaquah complete an audit?

All of the last four audits have come back with significant findings.

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