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The team that advocated for I-1631 at downtown Seattle’s Arctic Club on Nov. 6, 2018. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Washington rejects carbon fee

I-1631 campaign organizers say they will continue pushing for a cleaner future.

The team that advocated for I-1631 at downtown Seattle’s Arctic Club on Nov. 6, 2018. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

King County property assessments have begun for some Eastside neighborhoods

County property appraisers visit around one-sixth of all properties in the county each year to ensure the homes are valued correctly.

Early results: Carbon fee fails as gun control passes

Preliminary tallies are in for the state’s four initiatives.

Kuderer leads Tom; Walen over Bright

Legislative District 48 race. Results are preliminary.

  • Nov 6, 2018
Marcus Naylor and Joshua Schaer.
                                Marcus Naylor and Joshua Schaer.

Naylor leads Eastside judicial race

Results are preliminary.

  • Nov 6, 2018
Marcus Naylor and Joshua Schaer.
                                Marcus Naylor and Joshua Schaer.

Democrats lead in 45th Legislative District

Dhingra, Goodman and Springer earned about two thirds of the vote.

DelBene leads in 1st Congressional District in early returns

As of election night, incumbent Suzan DelBene was leading with 69 percent of the vote, to Jeffrey Beeler’s 31 percent.

  • Nov 6, 2018
Richard Cole served from 1988 to 2011. Cole, 77 died on Wednesday, Oct. 25 after a long battle with Parkinson’s. File photo

Former Redmond councilmembers die in span of three weeks

Family members speak on how they influenced the community

Richard Cole served from 1988 to 2011. Cole, 77 died on Wednesday, Oct. 25 after a long battle with Parkinson’s. File photo
From left: Samantha Areliz (VALA curator), Marisa Mouton Provo (VALA Communication Director) and Zachary Burns (artist) look upon the Gatesville exhibit at the new VALA Eastside in Kirkland. Madison Miller/staff photo.

VALA Arts moves to Kirkland; changes name to VALA Eastside

VALA Eastside makes Kirkland its permanent home.

From left: Samantha Areliz (VALA curator), Marisa Mouton Provo (VALA Communication Director) and Zachary Burns (artist) look upon the Gatesville exhibit at the new VALA Eastside in Kirkland. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Upcoming shelter for women and families offers hope to Eastside

The city of Kirkland anticipates the shelter for families and women to be completed in 2020.

PSE natural gas bills will be lower this winter

This is the lowest rates the utility has provided since 2004.

Redmond to use one hundred percent renewable energy

The city is partnering with Puget Sound Energy’s Green Direct program.

State Supreme Court bans life without parole for juveniles

Washington, along with 20 other states, will no longer sentence juveniles to life without parole.

Millions in grants will go to protect salmon

The King County Flood Control District recently awarded $4.6 million in grants to local watersheds.

Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

Prowlers smash windows, steal wallets, handbags | Police blotter

The Redmond police blotter for Oct. 12 through 14.

  • Oct 31, 2018
Map shows the major river locations in King County. Photo courtesy of King County

King County leaders urge residents to prepare for seasonal flooding

Executive Constantine and Flood Control district chair Dunn urge preparedness to ensure people and property remain safe.

Map shows the major river locations in King County. Photo courtesy of King County

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.

County Council celebrates Pro Bono week

King County Council proclaimed Oct. 21-27 as Pro Bono Week.

Redmond’s Idylwood Park trees will be removed by early November

Many of the trees are older cottonwoods which can pose a threat to park-goers.