Ashley Hiruko

Issaquah High School employee one of five confirmed with measles

School urges families to monitor children for signs.

 

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                                County Councilmember Kathy Lambert shows off a news article about a one-year-old girl who her father, a San Francisco police officer at the time, witnessed fall. From left: Eastside Fire & Rescue Chief Jeff Clark, Snoqualmie Fire Department Chief Mark Correira, Lambert, and Dr. Brian Johnston, chief of pediatrics at Harborview Medical Center.

Toddler window falls are preventable

A demonstration provided parents with ways to protect children.

 

Issaquah police reports shed light on Chinese immigrant death lawsuit

Wangshen Leng had severe Alzheimer’s diesease.

 

Lawsuit alleges Issaquah officers’ use of excessive force led to elderly man’s death

Immigrant’s death was ruled a homicide by King County Medical Examiner’s Office, according to lawsuit.

Superior Court judge Veronica Alicea-Galván presides over the courtroom on March 19. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Dissecting the future of impactful pretrial decision making

Data on inmates not being cohesively collected is needed for decision making, advocates say.

Superior Court judge Veronica Alicea-Galván presides over the courtroom on March 19. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
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
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.

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
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

Community unites over anti-semitic depictions

Enhanced patrols, investigation continues.

The damage remains days after the fire. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
The damage remains days after the fire. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
This map shows the path deputies took to locate the suspect. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office.

Shoeprints in snow lead deputies to Issaquah burglary suspect

‘Two truckloads’ of items removed from campsite.

This map shows the path deputies took to locate the suspect. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office.

Klahanie graffiti being investigated as hate crime

There have been 17 counts of red spray paint covering cars and garages so far.

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Parents are feeling the pinch of child care costs

A King County report charts ways the county could reduce child care costs and boost access.

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.
The trash situation at a Redmond apartment complex remained overflowing in the afternoon on Tuesday, Feb. 19, after a series of snowstorms hit the region in February. Corey Morris/staff photo

Garbage service resumes on Eastside, after weeks without collection

Snow disrupted service on the Eastside.

The trash situation at a Redmond apartment complex remained overflowing in the afternoon on Tuesday, Feb. 19, after a series of snowstorms hit the region in February. Corey Morris/staff photo
The Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue remained open through the wintry weather. Photo courtesy of Overlake Medical Center.

Overlake Medical essential staff housed in hotels

Over 250 rooms helped ensure needed employees made it to their shift.

The Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue remained open through the wintry weather. Photo courtesy of Overlake Medical Center.

President’s emergency declaration sparks immediate legal backlash

Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team will sue the White House if federal funds originally intended for Washington state are interrupted.