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                                At a an Oct. 14 special meeting the Issaquah City Council unanimously voted to oppose Initiative 976.

Issaquah City Council votes to oppose Initiative 976

Measure jeopardizes priority transportation projects.

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                                Suzanne Weaver and Layna Crofts compete for ISD school board pos. 5.

Weaver and Crofts compete for ISD school board pos. 5

Candidates touch on curriculum, affordability and extracurriculars.

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City council candidates touch on city’s issues

Candidates discuss the mayor’s proposed budget, traffic and affordable housing.

From left, Skyline High School juniors Tom Beatty died Aug. 11 and Lucas Beirer died Sept. 30. Ballard High School student Gabriel Lilienthal died Sept. 29. Officials believe the teens most likely ingested what they thought were legitimate opioid tablets when, in fact, they were counterfeit drugs — traced with other toxic drugs, like fentanyl. Photos courtesy of the Beatty, Beirer and Lilienthal families.

Families should not ‘hide or be ashamed’: Community unites following Samammish teen deaths

Three King County teens have recently died from fentanyl overdoses.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee after speaking with reporters Aug. 22 in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Lawmakers to governor: How dare you mess with our budget!

They want Jay Inslee to halt his planned $175 million reallocation of state transportation dollars.

Issaquah, Sammamish real estate market transitions into fall

A monthly real estate snap shot by John L. Scott Real Estate.

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Water discussions continue flowing at city

Fluoridation, status updates, and county approval were all on tap at a recent meeting.

Malena Gaces, left, and other members of Washington CAN protest unfair move-out charges and alleged discriminatory behavior outside Kitts Corner Apartments in Federal Way in 2018. Sound Publishing file photo

King County could increase tenant protections

The council is considering ordinances designed to help renters.

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of the Washington Department of Natural Resources.

The smoky summer that wasn’t

While Washington had a mild season, wildfires burned near the Arctic.

Dane Scarimbolo and Dominique Torgerson run Four Horsemen Brewery in Kent. They were almost shut down in late 2017 by King County, which after years of letting them operate a brewery and taproom, decided they were in violation of county code. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Proposed winery ordinance irks King County farmers, neighbors and businesses

Concerns include more traffic, higher land prices, code enforcement and compliance.

Bulletin Board

Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.

 

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.

 

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT highlights its strategic direction in this edition of the agency’s quarterly Continue reading...

 

New phone scam targets Washington businesses

The Washington Department of Revenue is warning businesses to be aware of Continue reading...

 

Sports

Football results: Week 7

Following are the prep football results from Oct. 17-18 for the teams the Reporter and Record newspapers cover: —————— Juanita… Continue reading

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Issaquah cross country coming together as a team

The Eagles bring their A-game with postseason approaching

 

Marketplace

Bridging the digital divide in Washington

Comcast’s Internet Essentials program has connected nearly 340,000 in Washington State

 

Cannabis collab sees Seattle women join forces

Seattle cannabis vendor names new product after local recording artist SassyBlack’s new album

 

Acupuncture offers drug-free treatment for many conditions

Ma’s Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Clinic opens Bellevue location

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A Day in the Life of an Environmental Intern

Ever wondered what happens during an internship at the Port of Seattle? Continue reading...

 

Northwest
King County is not on track to meet its greenhouse gas emissions goals, but emissions also have not been rising with population growth. File photo

King County isn’t on track to meet emissions goals

The goals were ambitious but progress has been slow.