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The Redmond pool improvements project included a pool lining. Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond

Phase one of Redmond pool project is underway

Phase one to be completed by February 2020.

 

Suspect wanted after multiple robberies

Public’s help sought in identifying a man caught on security footage.

 

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance is among supporters of statewide “just cause” legislation to protect tenants in Washington. However, some landlords say removing the ability to quickly remove tenants limits their ability to get rid of problem renters. (Courtesy image)

Tenant advocates prepare for another push in Olympia

Following wins in Burien and Federal Way, just cause evictions are on the 2020 Legislative agenda.

 

Varisha Khan secured Redmond City Council Pos. 1. Photo courtesy of Varisha Khan

Varisha Khan secures Redmond council Pos. 1 in recount

Recounts took place in Redmond, Mercer Island and Bothell.

  • Dec 6, 2019
Varisha Khan secured Redmond City Council Pos. 1. Photo courtesy of Varisha Khan
Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond 
                                Large scale stucco removal towards the back of the building reveals extensive damage.
Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond 
                                Large scale stucco removal towards the back of the building reveals extensive damage.

Drunk man crashes Buick into 7-Eleven | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Nov. 18-24.

  • Dec 5, 2019
Fire along Twisp River Road in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest in 2018. Courtesy photo

Wildfire response: State unveils funding legislation proposal

Last year, Department of Natural Resources responded to record number of wildfires.

Fire along Twisp River Road in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest in 2018. Courtesy photo

Bellevue’s new homelessness coordinator modeled off Redmond position

Stephanie Martinez will work to connect people with the resources availabile to them.

A new report, complete with recommendations to the Legislature, has been released by a statewide task force that was formed to address a lack of child care in Washington. File photo

Report outlines lack of child care in Washington

In King County, supply doesn’t meet demand for child care.

A new report, complete with recommendations to the Legislature, has been released by a statewide task force that was formed to address a lack of child care in Washington. File photo
Demonstrators from La Resistencia protest Amazon’s involvement with ICE. Photo courtesy of La Resistencia

How will the U.S. respond to climate refugees?

Business as usual has been harder borders, are there other ways to address climate migration?

Demonstrators from La Resistencia protest Amazon’s involvement with ICE. Photo courtesy of La Resistencia
Safe drug consumption sites have been recommended by the King County Heroin and Opioid Task Force. Pictured is a safe consumption site in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

What’s been happening with safe injection sites?

There hasn’t been much coverage this year compared to the last couple years.

Safe drug consumption sites have been recommended by the King County Heroin and Opioid Task Force. Pictured is a safe consumption site in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge
The preferred Smith Woods, Monticello Creek preferred design alternative. Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond

Redmond council agrees with preferred design alternative of Smith Woods Pond

The preferred design alternative maintains the pond, meets environmental permitting requirements and fits within current funding.

The preferred Smith Woods, Monticello Creek preferred design alternative. Photo courtesy of the city of Redmond
Artist rendering of the future 152nd Avenue Northeast main street. Image courtesy of city of Redmond

152nd Avenue Northeast in Redmond main street needs to be enhanced

The design contract supplement is scheduled for council action on Dec. 3.

Artist rendering of the future 152nd Avenue Northeast main street. Image courtesy of city of Redmond
File photo of a pothole

King County approves roads, bridges funding

The capital projects funding is significantly less than previous years.

File photo of a pothole

Eastside election recounts

Bothell, Redmond, and Mercer Island council races going to recount.

A “notice to vacate” sign was placed in the middle of a homeless encampment in Federal Way by FWPD officers before the encampment was cleaned in January 2019. Sound Publishing file photo

King County, Seattle could create joint homelessness response agency

It would be a unified agency and the overarching authority on addressing homelessness in the county.

A “notice to vacate” sign was placed in the middle of a homeless encampment in Federal Way by FWPD officers before the encampment was cleaned in January 2019. Sound Publishing file photo
A DUI driver crashed into a Redmond Home at 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 21. Photo courtesy of Redmond Police Department

DUI driver crashes into Redmond home

The 26-year-old driver was taken into custody.

A DUI driver crashed into a Redmond Home at 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 21. Photo courtesy of Redmond Police Department

Judge returns guns taken by Redmond police

Police were concerned over man’s ‘violent’ posts.

A young girl holds up a ‘Don’t Pollute I Live Here’ sign in the crowd during the Youth Climate Strike at Cal Anderson Park on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

King County builds blueprint for health, climate change

The plan will inform how the Board of Health addresses climate change-related health issues.

A young girl holds up a ‘Don’t Pollute I Live Here’ sign in the crowd during the Youth Climate Strike at Cal Anderson Park on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)