The 5th Legislative District includes Snoqualmie, North Bend, Issaquah, Renton and Maple Valley. Courtesy image

5th District candidates talk policing, the economy and mental health

The SnoValley Chamber of Commerce held a candidates forum on Oct. 22.

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State demanded more drop boxes, and now it must pay for them

A King County judge says a law requiring more ballot boxes was an illegal unfunded mandate.

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Zombies coming home this weekend in Issaquah

The annual zombie walk event is coming to homes through an online event Saturday

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King County 2020 unemployment numbers. Source: Washington State Employment Security Department

Boeing, coronavirus likely to impact King County economy

Unemployment remained high in September.

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New kids boutique in Issaquah

Eve Kids Boutique is an interactive shopping experience

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Issaquah City Hall.

Issaquah passes sales tax increase in 4-3 council vote before King County

The city will collect revenues from a new sales tax increase for affordable housing, unless King County supports funding a long-time housing project in Issaquah.

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State Supreme Court strikes down $30 car-tab initiative

Justices unanimously agreed that voter-approved Initiative 976 is unconstitutional.

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Eleven indicted in illegal marijuana trafficking investigation

Allegedly shipped illegal marijuana across the U.S.; locations in six South County cities searched

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U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran appoints election officer for the Western District of Washington

Assistant U.S. attorney will oversee complaints of election fraud

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Lisa Rosenblum is the director of the King County Library System.

Despite COVID-19, King County libraries still put on a show

Guest column from Lisa Rosenblum.

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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...

 

 

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David Good, owner of The Green Door in Seattle.

Let your assumptions about cannabis go up in smoke

Learn more about consumption methods for medical cannabis

 

Indoor or outdoor? How cannabis growing conditions affect potency and flavor

Seattle store offers insights into Washington’s growing cannabis industry

 

Why the State Senate needs a nurse

Right now, there are no nurses in the State Senate, and it shows in votes and policies

 

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Concern that climb in COVID-19 cases means ‘fall surge’ is starting

Experts say we must act now to reverse trend | State Department of Health

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