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.

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
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                                Rep. Suzan DelBene helped students with their hands-on science experiments on Feb. 20.

Rep. DelBene co-teaches at Stella Schola in Redmond

The congresswoman co-taught an eighth-grade science class with teacher Brigitte Tennis.

Repercussions could come to law enforcement who refuse I-1639, AG says

‘State and local law enforcement must uphold Washington law.’

The soul of history | Windows and Mirrors

Syrian arts curator and cultural advisor shares how art can tell the story of history.

Eastside students travel to Olympia to support plastic straw ban

Lake Washington High School students and the “Straw Kids” testified for SB 5077.

Vital volunteer-run programs serve the Eastside’s most vulnerable

Dine, dance and enjoy an Evening in the Tropics March 16 in support of four local programs

King County charter update targets police oversight, elections, council size

A commission is reviewing the county’s charter and will make recommendations by May.

Law would prohibit eye tattoos in Washington state

Canada has already banned this procedure

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Split Washington in two? 51st state movement highlights cultural divide

Rep. Matt Shea of Spokane introduces bill to establish state in Eastern Washington called Liberty

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Democrats eyeing the need for higher taxes

Even with a robust economy, the majority party may seek more revenue to carry out its wish list.

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The Discobotz team members (Parent Coach, Senthil Selvaraj; Organizing LWSD Teacher, Jason Steele): Sarvesh Senthil (eighth grade), Harini Vijeyanandh (eighth grade), Arjun Cheema (eighth grade) and Varun Senthil (seventh grade). Courtesy photo.

Evergreen Middle School robotics team to compete in world championship

The Discobotz have a few more tournaments left, including the state tournament in Ellensburg on Feb. 23.

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AAA holds driver improvement class at Redmond Senior Center on March 6

The schedule was rescheduled from its February date due to snowy weather.

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Opinion

A closer look at Emerald Heights expansion | Letter

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Marketplace

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect Continue reading...

 

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

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

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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

 

Business
Eastside Swim School is located at the Willows Preparatory School at 12280 Redmond-Woodinville Rd NE. Photo Courtesy of Lisa Worthington.

Eastside Swim School opens location in Redmond

Swim school offers programs for all ages.

 

A comparison of how many life science companies are on the Eastside and in other Washington cities. Kailan Manandic

Life science hits its stride on the Eastside

Life science has strong roots in Washington, contributing economically and scientifically.