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Hot housing market forces out many first-time homebuyers

Housing experts concerned about the long-term impacts on generational wealth.

 

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King County leaders propose emergency funding for gun violence prevention initiative

Sixty-nine people were reportedly shot during the first quarter of 2021.

 

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Renton man charged with homicide after selling fentanyl pills to a Bellevue woman

Law enforcement warns of an alarming increase in fentanyl deaths.

 

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Too Good To Go app aims to creatively reduce food waste

Nearly 40 percent of all food goes to waste worldwide, according to compnay spokesperson.

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Taylor Yingshi’s “illuminating the Unseen.”

Issaquah High School student wins international art competition

Taylor Yingshi’s piece features an important advocate against Japanese internment in the Northwest.

Taylor Yingshi’s “illuminating the Unseen.”
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Auditors find racial disparities in King County contracts

BIPOC-owned businesses earn contract bids at a much lower rate than white-owned businesses.

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Pedro Miola inspects the panel to ensure the bees are healthy. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard)

Eye of the bee-holder: Urban beekeeping buzzes in the Pacific Northwest

How a young man on-track to become a doctor found his calling in an ancient trade.

Pedro Miola inspects the panel to ensure the bees are healthy. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard)
Graphic rendering of ADU design used for Renton’s Permit Ready Accessory Dwelling Unit program (courtesy of City of Renton)

Backyard cottages might offer a partial solution to King County’s housing problem

Some cities are embracing the solution better than others.

Graphic rendering of ADU design used for Renton’s Permit Ready Accessory Dwelling Unit program (courtesy of City of Renton)
Images of dishes from Issaquah’s Umi Cafe posted on the SMORS page. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Ho)

Facebook page promotes minority-owned restaurants across Puget Sound region

Miya Nazzaro used to be a member of Facebook pages that were intended for people to promote and support restaurants around the Seattle area by… Continue reading

Images of dishes from Issaquah’s Umi Cafe posted on the SMORS page. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Ho)
Photos of Kaloni Bolton. (Courtesy of Kristina Williams)

She couldn’t breathe: Child dies from asthma attack at Renton medical clinic

Family of Kaloni Bolton, 12, seeks answers as to why staff couldn’t treat her.

Photos of Kaloni Bolton. (Courtesy of Kristina Williams)
Golfer tees-off at previous Salmon Open Tournament (photo courtesy of Issaquah Chamber of Commerce)

Salmon Open Golf Tournament fundraiser set to return at Mount Si Golf Course

Registration for the event extended to Monday, May 17.

Golfer tees-off at previous Salmon Open Tournament (photo courtesy of Issaquah Chamber of Commerce)
Issaquah’s Depot in 2019 (photo courtesy of Issaquah’s Depot Museum)

Issaquah Depot Museum to re-open

The museum will be open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 11 am to 3 pm.

Issaquah’s Depot in 2019 (photo courtesy of Issaquah’s Depot Museum)
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As rates of stoned drivers increase, law enforcement face challenges

WSP trooper said a THC breathalyzer would be a “game changer” for law enforcement and courts.

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Early morning fire on May 12 at Gilman Village (photo credit: Eastside Fire and Rescue Twitter)

Eastside Fire and Rescue responds to two seperate fires at the same Gilman Village restaurant in less than 12 hours

The second fire on Wednesday morning caused the roof of the Egg and Us restaurant to collapse.

Early morning fire on May 12 at Gilman Village (photo credit: Eastside Fire and Rescue Twitter)
The Moe Vegan food truck serves meals at the city of Kent’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 21, 2020. Sound Publishing file photo

King County fire marshals offer regulatory relief to food trucks

39 fire authorities have reportedly agreed to standardize fire codes and inspections.

The Moe Vegan food truck serves meals at the city of Kent’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 21, 2020. Sound Publishing file photo
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City of Issaquah is accepting applications for independent police investigations team

The team will review police use of deadly force.

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May 7th pop-up vaccination clinic planned for Central Park in Issaquah Highlands

The City of Issaquah is partnering with Eastside Fire and Rescue to provide the vaccinations.

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photo credit: Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park Facebook page

Lake Sammamish State Park Receives Grants for Trails

Nearly $3 million in grant funding is expected to go towards the park.

photo credit: Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park Facebook page
photo credit: Snoqualmie Tribe Vaccine Partnership

Over 1300 vaccinations available at Sammamish Lake State Park

Vaccines provided by the Snoqualmie Tribe Vaccine Parnership.

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Left: Ishan Misro, middle: Sathvik Kanuri, right: Viraaj Singh (photo credit: PeerGuide.org)

Issaquah High School students start non-profit to address educational equity and access

PeerGuide offers cost-free tutoring for high-priority k-9 students.

Left: Ishan Misro, middle: Sathvik Kanuri, right: Viraaj Singh (photo credit: PeerGuide.org)