Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo 
                                Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2995 club manager Rob Bailey and lifetime auxiliary member of Post 5694 and guest of the VFW Post 2995 Cecilia Maers with the donated AED and cabinet.

Redmond VFW Post 2995 receives donated AED and cabinet

AED will benefit the post and surrounding businesses.

Vigil event at Redmond mosque brings in 1,000-plus crowd

The event also included a teach-in to school attendees on Islamophobia and its root causes.

Kids in Kirkland enjoy the two days off from school by sledding down a hill at Peter Kirk Park. Madison Miller/staff photo

Eastside schools announce schedule accommodations to snow days

Some districts have built-in make-up days but not all.

Students walk out of class for Youth Climate Strike

Nationwide action to draw attention to climate change took place March 15.

King County Executive Dow Constantine visits Redmond Rotary Club to talk about the region’s most pressing issues on March 7. Photo courtesy of King County

King County Executive Constantine visits Redmond Rotary Club

Constantine talks transportation, conservation and homelessness.

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“Your Mind Flashlight: A User’s Guide” helps kids and adults understand the connection between thoughts and feelings. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Lambert.

Local mom writes guide to help kids control negative thoughts

Stephanie Lambert writes “Your Mind Flashlight: A User’s Guide” to help kids navigate negative thoughts, low self-esteem, anxiety.

United Methodist vote has churches’ future in question

Congregations debate separation following gay-clergy, same-sex marriage ban.

What tax-raising idea will win out in March budget madness?

Democrats, who control the House and Senate, are set to release spending plans and revenue packages

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A man addresses the King County Council during a public hearing March 20 at New Life Church in Renton. He presented bags filled with what he said was hazardous materials dropped on his property by bald eagles. Another speaker made similar claims. Haley Ausbun/staff photo

Locals show support for King County waste to energy plant

Public hearing on landfill’s future was held March 20 in Renton.

Join the move to remove: keep plastics out of our oceans!

Some tips on how to use, reuse and recycle plastic.

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Life

Redmond’s Singla achieves top ACT score

He said practice tests and AP courses helped prepare him.

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Northwest
After being homeless, Christy X (pictured) moved into her Coniston Arms Apartments unit in Seattle at the beginning of 2019. She had bounced around from shelters to friends’ places after facing an eviction at her West Seattle apartment in October 2018. A diversion program run by the nonprofit Mary’s Place helped her find housing. File photo

State lawmakers consider eviction reform legislation

Sen. Patty Kuderer, D-Bellevue, is bill’s prime sponsor.

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Marketplace

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

 

3 ways to support a loved one living through dementia

The right team brings care, support and active engagement

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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

 

Business

Nintex acquires EnableSoft in its second company acquisition

Bellevue-based company is a world leader in workflow automation industry

 

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

People with disabilities find purpose through new employment opportunities

Paige Bisbee of Bellevue finds employment at Davis Wright Tremaine