Mid-afternoon traffic on northbound Interstate 5 on Nov. 22 near Everett. Dan Bates/The Herald

Thanksgiving traffic forecast is heavier than pre-pandemic

Drivers and ferry riders could be in for long waits, depending on when they go.

(L-R): Hyunwoo Chong, Chase Hamdan, Arnav Rajashekara, Christopher Tebben, Grace Hopkins, Henry Cobb, Ellie Sampson, Vincent Chung, Ruoya Huang, Christopher Hamdan (courtesy of Eastside Catholic)

Ten Eastside Catholic students earn National Merit Scholarship commendation

The honored students share their aspirations and advice for younger students.

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Downtown Issaquah to host art-centric event Sunday, Nov. 28

Artists Sunday will feature artists from around the region.

Patti Cole-Trindall

King County Executive appoints Patti Cole-Tindall as interim sheriff

Cole-Tindall has a background in the sheriff’s office and county government.

Comparison map between current district map and proposed draft. (Screenshot from King County’s website)

King County proposes redistricting map, asks for feedback from public

Public invited to comment at November 30 public hearing.

King County Councilmember-elect Sarah Perry and a celebration photo, courtesy of her campaign manager Robby Paige.

Sarah Perry pushes 20-year incumbent out of King County Council District 3 position

By Hannah Saunders, For Sound Publishing Following her first campaign for a governmental position, Sarah Perry won the King County… Continue reading

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William Shaw is General Manager of the Issaquah Reporter and Snoqualmie Valley Record. Contact: wshaw@soundpublishing.com.

Let us give wings to nonprofits and charities in Issaquah and beyond | William Shaw

COVID-19 and the delta variant continue to cast awful shadows on our families and neighborhoods, on our businesses and our… Continue reading

Garbage at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley. FILE PHOTO

King County and Port of Seattle to collaborate on waste-to-fuel study

The study is aimed at identifying logistics of developing aviation fuel out of municipal garbage.

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Department of Health announces QR code verification program to prove vaccination status

WA Verify is intended to make vaccine verification simpler and more efficient.

Guest columnist Greg Asimakoupoulos is chaplain at Covenant Living at the Shores in Mercer Island.

It’s time to talk turkey about turkeys | Guest column

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Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Not much changed from what we knew on election night | Roegner

This column was due before the election was certified. However, not much changed from what we knew on election night, Continue reading...

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Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

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

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

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.

 

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

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New phone scam targets Washington businesses

New phone scam targets Washington businesses

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

 

 

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Guest columnist Greg Asimakoupoulos is chaplain at Covenant Living at the Shores in Mercer Island.

It’s time to talk turkey about turkeys | Guest column

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