NW Carpenters Union members strike in front of downtown Bellevue construction site (photo by Cameron Sheppard)

Carpenters union strike interupts some prominent Eastside construction projects

Union representative says members are prepared to strike “as long as it takes.”

Participants in fundraiser previous event (courtesy of Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter)

Walk To End Alzheimer’s returns to Eastside on Sept. 25

Alzheimer’s Association moves forward with plans for an in-person event.

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Photo of construction of Westside Park renovations (courtesy of City of Redmond)

Redmond’s Westside Park renovation is expected to be complete this Fall

Renovations are focused on increasing recreational space while also preserving “woodsy” aesthetic.

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Union carpenters to go on strike, expected to impact Eastside Microsoft projects

Members authorized strike after rejecting AGC offer for the fourth time.

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The state’s hospitals face “unprecedented collapse” amid COVID uptick warn healthcare unions

Union spokeperson says understaffing was a problem even before the pandemic.

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Small businesses in Redmond have an opportunity to apply for $10,000 relief grants through Comcast RISE

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Providence employees look at anti-vaccine mandate protesters as they cross the street outside of Providence Regional Medical Center Everett on Aug. 18, 2021. Olivia Vanni/Sound Publishing

Editorial: A message to the unvaccinated and unmasked

We know you’re frustrated with mandates and advice, but consider our frustrations and, yes, our anger.

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Map of proposed landfill expansion sites (screenshot from King County website)

Waste management expert knocks county’s plan to expand landfill

The waste management advocate said the decision to expand seems pre-determined despite assessment.

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Panthers Youth Rugby rolls into action

Panthers Youth Rugby is encouraging boys and girls in middle school and high school to “Get into Rugby this fall.” Continue reading...

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2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness. Courtesy photo

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