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Bliesner leading over Wilkins in LWSD school board race

Eric Laliberte and Christopher Carlson also ran in unopposed races.

  • Nov 6, 2019

Redmond City Council election results are in

Results will be certified on Nov. 26.

  • Nov 6, 2019

Redmond schools put in modified lockdown Tuesday

Police were conducting K9 track nearby

I-976 is passing, worrying transit advocates

The initiative promises $30 car tabs, but opponents say it will destroy state transit infrastructure.

Voters are narrowly rejecting affirmative action

The no camp on affirmative action is winning by just over one point.

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King County Council incumbents ahead, with the exception of Gossett

Preliminary results are in for the King County Council races.

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Redmond Sound Transit breaks ground on downtown Redmond link extension

Riders will have have a link between the Eastside and Seattle in 2024.

  • Nov 4, 2019
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King County Council authorizes staff to draft road levy ballot measure

The county is projected to run out of capital funding for roads and bridges by 2025.

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                                St. Jude Catholic Church hosted an Eastside Community Forum on Homelessness and Poverty on Oct. 28.

St. Jude hosts forum on homelessness and poverty

Eastside City officials, nonprofits and inter-faith communities attended the forum on Oct. 28.

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                                St. Jude Catholic Church hosted an Eastside Community Forum on Homelessness and Poverty on Oct. 28.

City of Redmond and LWSD hold annual joint meeting

School board and council touch on comprehensive planning, transportation, and workforce housing/family housing/affordability.

King County parents are still struggling with child care

A new report looks at the effects on parents here and across the state.

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King County studies broadband access

A report due to the council in January could show opportunities for expansion.

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Redmond readies for big quake

Cascadia Rising Solutions designed to practice earthquake response.

A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

Luxury apartments: Who’s buying King County?

Wealthy investors jack up housing prices in Seattle and beyond.

A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

Instagram shooting threat was student joke, Redmond police say

Online threat was made against Rose Hill Middle School last week.

West Point Treatment Plant report due in January

The report will look at ways to keep adequate power flowing to the plant after a July spill.

Large pumpkin decorations stolen from garage | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Oct. 7 -13.

  • Oct 24, 2019

Flying Fish: Lake Sammamish kokanee move to Orcas Island

It’s part of a program to preserve the unique freshwater salmon species.

Malena Gaces, left, and other members of Washington CAN protest unfair move-out charges and alleged discriminatory behavior outside Kitts Corner Apartments in Federal Way in 2018. Sound Publishing file photo

King County could increase tenant protections

The council is considering ordinances designed to help renters.

Malena Gaces, left, and other members of Washington CAN protest unfair move-out charges and alleged discriminatory behavior outside Kitts Corner Apartments in Federal Way in 2018. Sound Publishing file photo