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Grace Mitchell was a second grader at Rosa Parks Elementary last year. She moved back to her home state of Texas after being bullied by two classmates. Photo courtesy of the Mitchell family

Student leaves state after bullying at Rosa Parks Elementary

School districts continue to improve anti-bullying curriculum and practices.

Grace Mitchell was a second grader at Rosa Parks Elementary last year. She moved back to her home state of Texas after being bullied by two classmates. Photo courtesy of the Mitchell family
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King County alcohol production ordinance could be approved by year’s end

Update to county code has been more than a year in the making.

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LWSD students outperform state averages on state assessments

Students continue to score well above state averages.

  • Sep 18, 2019

Eastside women and family homeless shelter receives grant

Premera Blue Cross selected Catholic Community Services and the Sophia Way as recipients for the $250,000 grant.

KCSO found all but one of the 108 allegations of excessive or unnecessary use of force were justified

The Office of Law Enforcement Oversight has released its annual 2018 report.

Man steals two bottles of cologne from department store | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Aug. 27 - Sept. 1.

  • Sep 13, 2019
The Redmond Senior Center located at 8703 160th Avenue NE is closed for structural assessment. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond Senior Center closes for structural assessment

Senior residents express concerns at a Sept. 11 meeting.

The Redmond Senior Center located at 8703 160th Avenue NE is closed for structural assessment. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Questions still surround injured man found in road in Redmond

Case remains open more than a month later.

  • Sep 12, 2019
Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Aug. 12. Madison Miller/staff photo

LWSD seeks mediation for LWESP negotiations

LWSD and LWESP have not reached a tentative agreement.

Melody Kieffer, an office manager at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, addresses the school board on Aug. 12. Madison Miller/staff photo

More than 100 horses are being hoarded by a nonprofit in Puget Sound

Under guise of nonprofit caring for rescued horses, allegations of animal cruelty arose.

Darrell Lowe was appointed as the city’s new chief of police. Courtesy photo

Redmond appoints new police chief and human resources director

Darrell Lowe was appointed as the new chief of police and Cathryn Laird as the new human resources director.

  • Sep 5, 2019
Darrell Lowe was appointed as the city’s new chief of police. Courtesy photo

New MMR immunization requirements before school starts

All K-12 students need to have received the MMR vaccine before first day of school.

Owners of Redmond’s Bai Tong restaurant plead guilty to tax scheme

Married couple accused of using “tax zapper” software to hide cash sales.

In this January 2019 photo, Gov. Jay Inslee visited the new Children’s Home Society of Washington Highline Early Learning Center in Des Moines to applaud the benefits of early education programs and promote his funding proposal to continue to fund programs like it. Sound Publishing file photo

King County allocates $318 million for education

Money will go toward early education and postsecondary support.

In this January 2019 photo, Gov. Jay Inslee visited the new Children’s Home Society of Washington Highline Early Learning Center in Des Moines to applaud the benefits of early education programs and promote his funding proposal to continue to fund programs like it. Sound Publishing file photo

King County pushes back report on for-hire driver trafficking training

The report was originally due in October but has been extended until next spring.

The King County Courthouse. File photo

King County set to bring in tax-free housing funding

It’s set to reap $100 million over the next 20 years from state coffers.

The King County Courthouse. File photo

Local project gives small farmers a big boost

SnoValley Tilth’s Experience Farming Project gives new farmers a chance to muddy their boots.

Redmond adopts Seattle PD’s Safe Place program

Redmond police will partner with businesses to provide hate crime victims safety.

One wheel stolen from bike the rest remained | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Aug. 5-10.

  • Aug 23, 2019