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U.S. is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9; Boeing supports decision

Update: The decision does not affect Renton production lines.

Mayor John Marchione presented his annual State of the City address at the Marriott hotel in the Redmond Town Center on Feb. 22. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond’s Marchione delivers annual State of the City address

This was the mayor’s final address as he is not running for a fourth term.

Mayor John Marchione presented his annual State of the City address at the Marriott hotel in the Redmond Town Center on Feb. 22. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Eastside church sues state on International Women’s Day to overturn abortion coverage

The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom, which is classified as a hate group by Southern Poverty Law Center

Women in law enforcement take the lead

King County’s female police chiefs outline their career paths.

Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their handprints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photoMAPS Sign

Examining hate crimes on the Eastside

The Anti-Defamation League has been tracking hate-fueled crimes and incidents to paint a picture of trends in communities.

Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their handprints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photoMAPS Sign

King County murder suspect found after months long search

Mical Roberts arrested in Tacoma.

Suzanne Maxon purchases raffle tickets from two Friends of Youth volunteers at the Celebration of Youth event on March 1. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Friends of Youth celebrates local youth at annual fundraiser

This year’s event raised $369,000.

Suzanne Maxon purchases raffle tickets from two Friends of Youth volunteers at the Celebration of Youth event on March 1. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Performer’s car, DJ equipment stolen | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Feb. 22-March 2

  • Mar 7, 2019

Kohl-Welles selected to lead Board of Health

The board of health is made up of 11 board members.

  • Mar 6, 2019
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Ferguson contacts WA sheriffs about enforcing gun control measure

Letter addresses points of confusion over Initiative 1639

  • Mar 4, 2019
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A wildfire near Darrington in 2017. Photo courtesy of Northwest Washington Incident Management Team

National Guard could see pay bump for wildfire response

House passes bill with 94-0 vote

  • Mar 4, 2019
A wildfire near Darrington in 2017. Photo courtesy of Northwest Washington Incident Management Team
Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America

Local activists push back against intervention in Venezuelan crisis

Anti-war group Answer Coalition plans protest March 16 at Seattle Central College

Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America

It’s official: Inslee is running

Washington’s governor will make climate change a key component of his campaign

Woman forcibly hugged during walk to work | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Feb. 5-17.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Local candidate ads appearing on Facebook after company says they wouldn’t

Redmond Mayor candidate one of others in state

Fires, floods, destruction: Washington copes with worsening climate change

From rising sea levels and crop failures to dying forests and fish, Washington state is struggling

Redmond City councilmember, local business owner, and long time Redmond resident Steve Fields announced he is running for Mayor of Redmond in this year’s local election. Photo courtesy of Steve Fields.

Redmond City Councilmember Fields to run for mayor

Fields stressed that integrity and accountability are expectations he will set for everyone who works in city government.

  • Feb 27, 2019
Redmond City councilmember, local business owner, and long time Redmond resident Steve Fields announced he is running for Mayor of Redmond in this year’s local election. Photo courtesy of Steve Fields.
One of Seattle Weekly’s “Best of Seattle” issues from Aug. 2016.

Seattle Weekly’s last print edition is Feb. 27

Message to readers from Josh O’Connor, president of Sound Publishing

  • Feb 26, 2019
One of Seattle Weekly’s “Best of Seattle” issues from Aug. 2016.
Photo courtesy of U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency

Legislature ‘prays’ for Congress to curb president’s ability to launch nukes

Washington has more nuclear weapons than any other state

  • Feb 25, 2019
Photo courtesy of U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency

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

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