Cameron Sheppard

Garbage at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley. FILE PHOTO

Why burning our trash may not be as bad as it sounds

Understanding waste-to-energy’s financial and environmental impact in King County.

Garbage at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley. FILE PHOTO
Juanita High School student Ria Mahon. Courtesy photo

Student brings awareness to menstrual health among Puget Sound’s homeless

When Ria Mohan, a junior of Juanita High School in Kirkland, had to choose a topic of focus for a HOSA (Future Health Professionals) research… Continue reading

Juanita High School student Ria Mahon. Courtesy photo
Close-up hand using phone in night time on street. File photo

King County Council steps closer to establishing hate crime hotline

The program is aimed at reducing the number of unreported hate crimes.

Close-up hand using phone in night time on street. File photo
Rendering of completed Eastgate supportive housing facility (courtesy of hoist. / Notion Workshop)

Construction begins on Bellevue supportive housing project

The project is the culmination of efforts by non-profits and local government support.

Rendering of completed Eastgate supportive housing facility (courtesy of hoist. / Notion Workshop)
Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection (courtesy of HRV Media)

Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection returns Oct. 8 – 9 to celebrate its 75th anniversary

The event will host stylish live and virtual events, and benefit local nonprofits.

Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection (courtesy of HRV Media)
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn wants to expedite the backlog of rental assistance funds

Less than 5% of the $165 million allocated for the county is believed to have been given out.

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn
Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

King County Councilmember to hold homelessness town hall in Redmond

Claudia Balducci will answer questions and concerns regarding the Silver Cloud Inn shelter.

Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
C-17 at Joint Base Lewis McChord airstrip. (Photo courtesy of United States Military)

King County Councilman calls for plan to help Afghan refugees settle here

Washington state expects roughly 6,000 refugees to come from Afghanistan.

C-17 at Joint Base Lewis McChord airstrip. (Photo courtesy of United States Military)
A C-17 Globemaster III sits on the flightline at McChord Air Force Base, Wash. (U.S. Air Force photo/Abner Guzman)

How you can help Afghan refugees in the Puget Sound area

Refugee service group looking for donations and volunteers to resettle refugees.

A C-17 Globemaster III sits on the flightline at McChord Air Force Base, Wash. (U.S. Air Force photo/Abner Guzman)
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Inslee to provide clemency to those convicted under “unconstitutional” drug possession law

Governor’s office says 1200 people are eligible for clemency after State v. Blake decision.

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Seattle Children’s Hospital (courtesy of Seattle Children’s)

Group demands accountability following Seattle Children’s racism investigation

King County Equity Now petition calls for resignations and community program funding.

Seattle Children’s Hospital (courtesy of Seattle Children’s)
Scene at previous Boeing Classic golf tournament (courtesy of the Boeing Classic)

2021 Boeing Classic tees-off this week in Snoqualmie

The golf tournament will include a competition with NFL, Seahawks and Sonics legends.

Scene at previous Boeing Classic golf tournament (courtesy of the Boeing Classic)
A map of preserved land and potentially preserved land under the Land Conservation Initiative (courtesy of King County)

King County preserves thousands of acres of farmland from development

The move is under the Land Conservation Initiative aimed at preserving 65,000 acres.

A map of preserved land and potentially preserved land under the Land Conservation Initiative (courtesy of King County)
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King County Fire Marshal enacts Stage 2 burn ban

The ban prohibits all outdoor recreational fires.

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King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert (file photo)

Councilmember calls for safety emergency declaration after county courthouse violence

Also proposed is legislation to improve courthouse security measures.

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert (file photo)
The front of Bellevue's 888 building (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

Designing the urban experience: An architectural tour of Bellevue’s 888 building

Designed by HEWITT and prominant Seattle high-rise architect Julia Nagele.

The front of Bellevue's 888 building (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
Redmond Pool sign with an art installation entitled "Fish on Bicycles" by Peter Goldlust and Melanie Germond (screenshot from virtual tour video published by City of Redmond)

Redmond Pool reopens after improvement projects

The contruction projects replaced out-dated mechanical elements and upgraded the pool amenities.

Redmond Pool sign with an art installation entitled "Fish on Bicycles" by Peter Goldlust and Melanie Germond (screenshot from virtual tour video published by City of Redmond)
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Redmond Police make arrests in relation to Feb. infant death

Police arrested two adults under suspicion of “gross negligence.”

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Big Island Poke in Renton (courtesy of The Intentionalist Facebook page)

Small-business advocacy group wants you to try minority-owned businesses and put it on their tab

The Intentionalist is opening up $400 tabs for folks to use this weekend at select businesses.

Big Island Poke in Renton (courtesy of The Intentionalist Facebook page)
Seattle Film Summit organizers Chad Hutson (left) and Ben Andrews (right) - (courtesy of Seattle Film Summit)

Seattle Film Summit returns to partial in-person format this September

This year’s event will focus on promoting self-advocacy in the creative sector.

Seattle Film Summit organizers Chad Hutson (left) and Ben Andrews (right) - (courtesy of Seattle Film Summit)