Courtesy photo

State demanded more drop boxes, and now it must pay for them

A King County judge says a law requiring more ballot boxes was an illegal unfunded mandate.

  • 3 days ago
King County 2020 unemployment numbers. Source: Washington State Employment Security Department

Boeing, coronavirus likely to impact King County economy

Unemployment remained high in September.

Fire Chief Joe Sanford supports Kirkland Proposition 1. Voting YES on Prop 1 will bring in additional firefighters, more PPE, improve four stations and relocate Station 27.

Firefighting has changed, and Kirkland has a plan to keep up

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Fire & EMS is on the ballot

Courtesy Photo, Immigrant Relief Fund
  • 5 days ago
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Eleven indicted in illegal marijuana trafficking investigation

Allegedly shipped illegal marijuana across the U.S.; locations in six South County cities searched

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U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran appoints election officer for the Western District of Washington

Assistant U.S. attorney will oversee complaints of election fraud

  • 5 days ago
Lisa Rosenblum is the director of the King County Library System.

Despite COVID-19, King County libraries still put on a show

Guest column from Lisa Rosenblum.

News
A rendering of the entrance of the upcoming southeast Redmond Light Rail stop. Courtesy Photo/Sound Transit

Construction work increasing around Redmond light rail extension

Residents can expect upcoming tree removal, structure demolition, utility relocation along State Route 520

  • 7 days ago

 

 

Life
The closed Redmond Senior Center on Oct. 13. Community members leave ribbons in the heart to honor the memories of the to-be-demolished center. Haley Ausbun/staff photo.

Demolition of Redmond Senior Center underway this month

The city council has an upcoming vote on the size and cost of the future senior center

 

File photo from September 2016, when hundreds participated in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at Redmond Town Center.

Eastside Walk to End Alzheimer’s Oct. 10

Similar to other walk events in the region, Alzheimer’s Association encourages registered users to walk in a location of their choice

  • 3 weeks ago

 

Northwest
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Concern that climb in COVID-19 cases means ‘fall surge’ is starting

Experts say we must act now to reverse trend | State Department of Health

  • 6 days ago

 

Courtesy Photo, King County

King County Council approves funding for affordable housing

Small increase in sales tax to support program

  • 2 weeks ago

 

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