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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
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