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40 laptops stolen from Willows Prep in Redmond

Bolt cutters and Victoria’s Secret bag recovered from scene.

Eastside tech companies Smartsheet, OfferUp, Apptio face challenging 2019

Here are a handful of companies from the Eastside that will be interesting to watch in 2019.

Exit poll indicates Washington voters still support climate change action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson visits with Redmond Rotary member Hans Gundersen after the Nov. 15 meeting. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Eastside lawmakers sponsor Attorney General bills

The bills focus on gun control, consumer protection and raising vape and tobacco product age limits.

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson visits with Redmond Rotary member Hans Gundersen after the Nov. 15 meeting. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Local woman scammed out of $2,000 | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Dec. 18-20, 2018.

Angela Birney is a Redmond City councilmember running for mayor. Courtesy photo

Redmond council president Angela Birney to run for mayor

Birney is a 20-year Redmond resident and has served on council since 2016.

  • Jan 11, 2019
Angela Birney is a Redmond City councilmember running for mayor. Courtesy photo
Mayor John Marchione will not seek re-election later this year. Marchione will have served 12 years at the end of his term in December 2019. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Marchione reflects back on three terms as Redmond mayor

He says he will miss seeing city staff when he leaves office.

Mayor John Marchione will not seek re-election later this year. Marchione will have served 12 years at the end of his term in December 2019. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

CenturyLink 911 outage investigations underway; AG seeks comment from locals

CenturyLink could be hit with both FCC and UTC fines.

King County considers building 44,000 affordable housing units by 2024

A report on housing released in December was accepted by the King County Council on Jan. 7.

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Seattle area braces for three-week SR 99 closure

Expect more congestion, longer commutes.

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Search continues for Seattle murder suspect on Eastside

The King County Sheriff’s Office believes murder suspect Mical Roberts could be hiding out in Kirkland or another Eastside city. And detectives are asking anyone… Continue reading

Eastside Rail Corridor rebranding in 2019

Options for a new name for the trail include The Eastway, The 425, The Eastrail and The E.

A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management

Climate change could kill salmon’s sense of smell

A report released by UW last month highlights further dangers higher CO2 levels pose to coho salmon.

A coho salmon. Flickr/Bureau of Land Management
AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats to focus on 30-round magazines and ghost guns in 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Marchione announces he will not run for re-election for Redmond mayor

When his term ends in December, he will have served 12 years in office.

  • Jan 3, 2019

It looks a lot like Inslee is running for president

New statements and political fundraising from Gov. Inslee point toward a 2020 presidential bid

State Supreme Court upholds King County youth jail levy

The decision, issued Dec. 27, sided with King County and allows it to keep collecting revenue.

How does the Texas ACA ruling affect Washington

A ruling last week from a Texas judge striking down the ACA will likely be overturned.

Harborview Hall homeless shelter opens

Bellevue-based group trying to acquire surplus King County land