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King County adopts amended districting plan

Residents can view adopted districting map on the county’s website.

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Surgeon General sounds alarm on mental health in young people during pandemic

A report called the rising levels of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation a potential crisis.

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Survey data suggests how the pandemic has changed attitudes toward housing in King County

More than half of King County survey participants say they will move in the next five years.

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Melissa Stuart, Steve Fields, and Jeralee Anderson / Photo Courtesy of City of Redmond

Newly elected Redmond City Council members sworn in

Melissa Stuart, Steve Fields, and Jeralee Anderson were all sworn in on Dec. 8.

Melissa Stuart, Steve Fields, and Jeralee Anderson / Photo Courtesy of City of Redmond
Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

King County Council approves plan for future of housing-first approach to homelessness

The plan will govern expenditures of Health through Housing dollars from 2022 to 2028.

Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
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King County Council approves unique public-private partnership for Eastrail project

Funding approved to construct key Eastrail/520 Trail Corridor connector in Bellevue.

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Aftermath of crash at intersection of NE Woodinville Duvall Road and West Snoqualmie Valley Road (Screenshot from King County Sheriff's Office Facebook account)

Teen walks away from horrible crash in rural East King County

First responders found the overturned and crushed vehicle abandoned near Duvall.

Aftermath of crash at intersection of NE Woodinville Duvall Road and West Snoqualmie Valley Road (Screenshot from King County Sheriff's Office Facebook account)
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As new COVID-19 variant looms, vaccination disparities linger in King County

County data shows gaps among age, geography and race.

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Redmond Mayor Angela Birney (center) cuts the ceremonial ribbon (courtesy of City of Redmond)

Newly renovated Westside Park now open to public

The park includes new amenities such as walking trails, sports courts and a zip line.

Redmond Mayor Angela Birney (center) cuts the ceremonial ribbon (courtesy of City of Redmond)
Garbage at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley. FILE PHOTO

King County and Port of Seattle to collaborate on waste-to-fuel study

The study is aimed at identifying logistics of developing aviation fuel out of municipal garbage.

Garbage at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley. FILE PHOTO
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Department of Health announces QR code verification program to prove vaccination status

WA Verify is intended to make vaccine verification simpler and more efficient.

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The new Together Center campus will feature a full suite of wrap-around social services paired with affordable housing, together in one transit-oriented location (courtesy of King County Council’s office)

Affordable housing and service center receives $900,000 in county funding after budget approval

Redmond’s Together Center offers affordable housing and wraparound services near a transit center.

The new Together Center campus will feature a full suite of wrap-around social services paired with affordable housing, together in one transit-oriented location (courtesy of King County Council’s office)
Comparison map between current district map and proposed draft. (Screenshot from King County’s website)

King County proposes redistricting map, asks for feedback from public

Public invited to comment at November 30 public hearing.

Comparison map between current district map and proposed draft. (Screenshot from King County’s website)
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Redmond Police reopen cold case under suspicion of foul play

Detectives are looking for new leads in the 2011 disappearance of Lorill Sinclaire.

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Homeless encampment in a wooded area in Auburn on Aug. 27, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

What the history of homelessness in our region can teach us about our current crisis

A talk with the author of “Skid Road: On the Frontier of Health and Homelessness in an American City.”

Homeless encampment in a wooded area in Auburn on Aug. 27, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
left: Tara Van Niman, right: Jeralee Anderson (screenshot from King County website)

Jeralee Anderson defends city council seat against challenger Tara Van Niman

Election results will be certified on Nov. 23.

left: Tara Van Niman, right: Jeralee Anderson (screenshot from King County website)
left: Melissa Stuart, right: Dennis Ellis (screenshot form King County website)

Melissa Stuart winning city council election against Dennis Ellis

Election results will be certified on Nov. 23.

left: Melissa Stuart, right: Dennis Ellis (screenshot form King County website)
left: Janet Richards, right: Steve Fields (screenshot from King County website)

Steve Fields leading city council race over Janet Richards

Election results will be certified on Nov. 23.

left: Janet Richards, right: Steve Fields (screenshot from King County website)
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State’s richest zip codes are all in East King County, according to home value study

Medina zip code ranks among top 10 most affluent in the nation.

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Left: Dow Constantine, Right: Joe Nguyen (screenshot from King County website)

Constantine leads in vote count for King County Executive

Incumbent Dow Constantine is challenged by State Sen. Joe Nguyen.

Left: Dow Constantine, Right: Joe Nguyen (screenshot from King County website)