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Balducci runs against Hirt for District 6 county council seat

The former Bellevue mayor is essentially running unopposed.

Carson and Jimenez seek Redmond city council pos. 7

Candidates share their views on affordable housing, traffic, budget priorities and city character.

  • Oct 10, 2019
Paul Brown retires Oct. 18. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Brown retires from Sound Publishing

He has worked at Sound Publishing for almost 20 years in various positions.

Paul Brown retires Oct. 18. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Coming down to the wire: Student MMR vaccine deadline approaches

Students have limited time to show compliance with new MMR vaccination law before being barred from school.

King County is not on track to meet its greenhouse gas emissions goals, but emissions also have not been rising with population growth. File photo

King County isn’t on track to meet emissions goals

The goals were ambitious but progress has been slow.

King County is not on track to meet its greenhouse gas emissions goals, but emissions also have not been rising with population growth. File photo
King County is considering ways to increase both the supply of and demand for compost to help divert organic material from the landfill. File photo

King County wants to boost composting market

In 2018, around one-third of material sent to regional landfill could have been composted.

King County is considering ways to increase both the supply of and demand for compost to help divert organic material from the landfill. File photo
Bellevue is the most expensive place in the region to rent an apartment, according to a new analysis. Courtesy photo

Several Eastside cities are among most expensive to rent in Northwest

Bellevue topped the list for highest apartment rents during the first half of 2019.

Bellevue is the most expensive place in the region to rent an apartment, according to a new analysis. Courtesy photo

Kritzer and Zakhareyev seek Redmond Council City pos. 5

Candidates touch on affordable housing, traffic, budget priorities and city character.

  • Oct 3, 2019
Habitat for the marbled murrelet in King County includes areas around the Middle and North Forks of the Snoqualmie River, as well as areas around the Skykomish and Upper Cedar rivers. File photo

Conservation plan for native seabird moves forward

Washington state regulations for the marbled murrelet have been in limbo since 1997.

Habitat for the marbled murrelet in King County includes areas around the Middle and North Forks of the Snoqualmie River, as well as areas around the Skykomish and Upper Cedar rivers. File photo
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Free printing costs King County libraries $1 million each year

The library board is considering reducing the number of free pages from 75 a week to 10.

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Margeson and Forsythe seek Redmond City Council Pos. 3

Redmond City Council Pos. 3 candidates answer Reporter’s questionnaire.

  • Sep 27, 2019

Myers and Khan seek Redmond City Council Pos. 1

Redmond City Council Pos. 1 answer the Reporter’s general election questionnaire.

  • Sep 26, 2019
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                                From left, Siri Bliesner and Susan Wilkins.

Bliesner and Wilkins compete for LWSD director Pos. 5

Candidates touch on housing affordability, curriculum and educational support professionals.

  • Sep 26, 2019
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                                From left, Siri Bliesner and Susan Wilkins.
Hundreds of protesters gathered Friday for the climate strike. Madison Miller/staff photo

Eastside residents protest climate change

Organized by local high school students, a climate strike was held at Houghton Beach Park.

Hundreds of protesters gathered Friday for the climate strike. Madison Miller/staff photo

Several Eastside agencies receive flood control grants

An erosion protection project from Redmond was recommended for capital improvement project funding.

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$30 car tab proposal returns to ballot in November

Tim Eyman-led initiative would restrict car tabs and transportation benefit districts in Washington.

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Redmond Senior Center transportation and program relocations are still in the works

The parks and recreation department updated the council at the Sept. 17 meeting.