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Initiatives 1631 and 1634 qualify for the 2018 general election

Secretary of State certified the intiatives for the November election.

  • Aug 8, 2018

Rossi and Schrier lead 8th Congressional District race

Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier are the top two finishers in the Aug. 7 primary race for U.S. Representative in Washington’s 8th Congressional… Continue reading

Single-payer advocates push for health care reform

A growing number of voices on the left are campaigning for a profit-free health system.

Public invited to review draft transportation plan for 2040 and beyond

Statewide policy plan offers public to review and comment by Sept. 20.

  • Aug 7, 2018
Washington State Department of Health. Courtesy photo.

Washington joins Undetectable = Untransmittable HIV prevention campaign

Washington is the sixth state health department to join the campaign along with 18 other states.

  • Aug 7, 2018
Washington State Department of Health. Courtesy photo.

Minuteman Press earns Envirostars Certification

Redmond’s Minuteman Press is the only franchise in the PNW to earn the Envirostars Certification.

  • Aug 6, 2018
A salmon. File photo

State Fish and Wildlife seeks $60 million in funding

The department is facing a $33 million shortfall and also hopes to secure future funding.

A salmon. File photo

Microsoft Imagine World Cup hosts 49 finalists

Canada-based smartARM won this year’s Imagine Cup with their prosthetic robotic hand.

New Hopelink facility to open in Redmond

The facility will house Hopelink’s administrative team, Redmond client services staff and food bank.

A look back at first year of E-DUI

Redmond ranks the third lowest distracted driving crash rate on the Eastside over the past decade.

Microsoft president receives outstanding cross border leadership award

Brad Smith has been a key leader in the Cascadia Innovation Corridor efforts.

  • Aug 2, 2018

AG Ferguson sues Trump administration for giving dangerous people access to 3-D printed firearms

Ferguson argues downloadable guns make weapons easier for people to obtain.

  • Jul 31, 2018

City council seeks volunteers for salary commission

The deadline for submissions is August 6.

  • Jul 31, 2018

Activists push to end Microsoft’s contract with ICE

Microsoft provided services to the agency as they were separating children from families.

While King County Metro has been testing out several trial electric buses since since 2016, the agency aims to have a fully electric bus fleet by 2040. Photo by SounderBruce/Flickr

King County Rolls on With Its Electric Bus Fleet Plans

With an overhaul set by 2040, a new report shows the economic and health benefits of going electric.

While King County Metro has been testing out several trial electric buses since since 2016, the agency aims to have a fully electric bus fleet by 2040. Photo by SounderBruce/Flickr

King County youth detention center moves forward despite opposition

As community criticism of the project mounts, King County tries to take a middle road.

Refresher driving course to be offered at Redmond Senior Center

The AAA Driver Improvement Program to be offered to seniors on Aug. 1

  • Jul 27, 2018
King County Council is proposing measures that would impact gun storage and sales. Photo by zaphad1/Flickr

King County council members push safe storage gun regulation

Gun rights groups have threatened legal action over the measure.

King County Council is proposing measures that would impact gun storage and sales. Photo by zaphad1/Flickr
Washington State Department of Health. Courtesy photo.

State health officials urge residents to stay healthy in hot weather

State health officials issue advisory for upcoming heat wave

  • Jul 25, 2018
Washington State Department of Health. Courtesy photo.
A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.

Snohomish County: Claims of animal abuse against Bothell kennel not substantiated

A video showing a trainer using a plastic bat to train a dog was not animal abuse, county says.

A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.