40 laptops stolen from Willows Prep in Redmond

Bolt cutters and Victoria’s Secret bag recovered from scene.

Eastside tech companies Smartsheet, OfferUp, Apptio face challenging 2019

Here are a handful of companies from the Eastside that will be interesting to watch in 2019.

Exit poll indicates Washington voters still support climate change action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

Attendees gather after the Dec. 21, 2018, meeting at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Washington indigenous communities push for action to address violence against women

A new law seeks to strength data collection on missing and murdered indigenous women.

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson visits with Redmond Rotary member Hans Gundersen after the Nov. 15 meeting. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Eastside lawmakers sponsor Attorney General bills

The bills focus on gun control, consumer protection and raising vape and tobacco product age limits.

Mayor John Marchione will not seek re-election later this year. Marchione will have served 12 years at the end of his term in December 2019. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Marchione reflects back on three terms as Redmond mayor

He says he will miss seeing city staff when he leaves office.

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

LWSD kindergarten registration begins Feb. 7

Parents can register their students at their neighborhood schools.

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Bear Creek academic and college planning night set for Jan. 17

The event will feature a college application review panel with representatives from three colleges.

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Tech set to continue driving Seattle-area housing market in 2019

A look at what’s the real estate market in the coming year.

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Local woman scammed out of $2,000 | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Dec. 18-20, 2018.

Opinion

In 2019 less is more | Guest editorial

Some tips on how to be more green in the new year.

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Paying twice for their mistakes | Windows and Mirrors

Southeast Asians are at greater risk of being deported to countries many haven’t been to since they were young or have never been to.

 

Northwest
AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

 

Marketplace

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

First BOEING 777X flight test airplane comes together

Boeing’s longest passenger jet to fly in 2019

 

Community comes to Crossroads this winter

Enjoy entertainment, family nights and more