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Snow Lake, located near Snoqualmie Pass in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Washington releases new forest plan

It outlines ways the state will protect and maintain forest health.

Sage Viniconis is a career performing artist in King County who’s been out of work and seeking creative outlets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy photo/Sage Viniconis

Puget Sound artists adapt creativity, and business sense, to pandemic

Artists Sunday is an online directory that connects artists across the county, state and nation.

Chris Fagan trekking across Antarctica in 2014. Contributed by Chris Fagan

South Pole or Bust

The story of a North Bend couple who trekked across Antarctica.

King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County Council passes $12.59 billion biennial budget

King County Council on Nov. 17 passed a $12.59 billion biennial budget for 2021-2022, providing funding for anti-racist programs, transformation… Continue reading

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Ways to shop small on the Eastside

The city of Bellevue has developed a quick list of easy ways to support local businesses

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EvergreenHealth receives stroke care certification

The hospital system was able to demonstrate quality care and an advanced stroke program

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Best CBD Oil: 3 Top CBD Products for Sale (2020)

Do you suffer anxiety, insomnia, or chronic pain? If so, you may want to give CBD oil a try. This… Continue reading

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Exposures at homes, workplaces, community and social gatherings spread COVID-19

Public Health—Seattle & King County report breaks down exposure settings; answers questions about spread

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PSE electric rates to slightly increase

Natural gas prices went up a month ago

Deception Pass State Park. Deception Pass is a strait separating Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island. File photo

Free Park Days in 2021 start in January

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t Continue reading...

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State Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) authored the letter to Gov. Jay Inslee. Mullet represents the 5th Legislative District. File photo

Democratic lawmakers ask Inslee to lift ban on indoor dining

They want to try to scaling back on occupancy before forcing an end to inside service.

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Sports
The Mercer Island boys basketball celebrates their 61-36 victory over Interlake in the 3A KingCo championship game on Feb. 11, 2020, at Sammamish High School. File photo

WIAA pushes back return to play for prep sports

Season 2 now begins Feb. 1 and seasons have been shortened to seven weeks each.

 

 

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Tim Eyman get in some last minute campaigning for I-976 in downtown Bellevue on the afternoon of Nov. 5, 2019. File photo

Eyman fights allegation he repeatedly broke campaign laws

In a lawsuit, the state accuses the prolific initiative promoter of getting kickbacks.

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Inslee issues travel advisory for Washington

Joins Oregon and California governors asking residents to limit travel; self-quarantine

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Marketplace
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

 

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Feeling stressed? Treat yourself to a spa escape, right here in Issaquah!

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Your neighborhood one-stop-shop for family fun!

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