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State Supreme Court strikes down $30 car-tab initiative

Justices unanimously agreed that voter-approved Initiative 976 is unconstitutional.

 

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King County Council approves funding for affordable housing

Small increase in sales tax to support program

 

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

File photo from September 2016, when hundreds participated in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at Redmond Town Center.
Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee (left) and Republican challenger Loren Culp during Wednesday's debate. (TVW) 20201007

Inslee, Culp joust on COVID, climate, crime in feisty debate

In their only televised match-up, the two gubernatorial candidates differed on pretty much everything.

Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee (left) and Republican challenger Loren Culp during Wednesday's debate. (TVW) 20201007
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Public school enrollment drops 2.8% across the state

One-third of decrease attributed to kindergarten-age children

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Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp

Inslee, Culp will meet in only televised debate Wednesday

The two candidates will answer questions for an hour but they will not be on stage together.

Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp
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Inslee criticizes Trump’s comments about having COVID-19

‘More than 2,000 additional Americans have died and downplaying this danger is the best he can do?’

Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE/Screenshot
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K–12 state internet access program allows more students to learn from home

Students from low-income families can connect online at no cost to them

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Investigators release update on Redmond officer shooting

More details of the shooting involving multiple officers and a 39-year-old woman has not yet been released

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Editorial: Let’s clear the air on wildfires, climate change

Agreement and commitment is needed to address the causes of wildfires and climate change.

Cartoon by Frank Shiers

PSE offering four businesses an energy upgrade

You can nominate your favorite business by Oct. 18

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Surge in consumer spending eases state budget challenges

A jump in tax collections cuts a projected $9 billion shortfall in half, acccording to new forecast.

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Satterberg responds to ‘anarchist jurisdictions’ label by DOJ

Prosecutor refutes allegation that laws are not being enforced in King County

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Woman shot, killed by officers in Redmond

The woman had called 911 and reported that someone was trying to kill her. Police state she confronted officers with a handgun.

Should state cover school bus costs if there are no riders?

With funding tied to getting students to school, districts are uncertain how much money they’ll receive.

Constantine highlights anti-racism, criminal legal system transformation in upcoming budget

King County executive says invest, divest, reimagine

King County voters to decide $1.74B Harborview Medical Center measure

Improvements include a new medical tower building

Inslee sends letter to Trump on the role of climate change in historic wildfires

I implore you to recognize the science behind this destruction’