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Washington doesn’t know true vaccination data

New auditor’s report shows schools have not reported accurate vaccination data.

Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)

WA lawmakers propose capping insulin costs at $100 a month

With the federal government in gridlock, states and finding ways to lower costs.

Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)

Swedish nurse strike still possible following Dec. 30 negotiations

Not enough progress was made, nurses unions say.

Swedish Medical Center nurses could send notification of strike by year’s end

Union reps say negotiations have stalled since they began in April.

Who owns King County forestlands?

It’s a hodgepodge mix, but large investment companies own a substantial chunk.

The Northwest’s largest free color festival was held March 23 at Marymoor Park in Redmond. Photo courtesy of Creative Flashes Photography.

Redmond Reporter’s top 10 most-viewed web stories of 2019

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  • Dec 24, 2019
The Northwest’s largest free color festival was held March 23 at Marymoor Park in Redmond. Photo courtesy of Creative Flashes Photography.
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                                From left: Angela Birney, David Carson, Varisha Khan, Jessica Forsyth and Vanessa Kritzer were officially sworn in at Redmond’s City Council meeting on Dec. 17.

Redmond elected officials swear-in on Dec. 17.

Angela Birney, David Carson, Varisha Khan, Jessica Forsyth and Vanessa Kritzer were officially sworn in at Redmond’s City Council meeting.

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                                From left: Angela Birney, David Carson, Varisha Khan, Jessica Forsyth and Vanessa Kritzer were officially sworn in at Redmond’s City Council meeting on Dec. 17.
A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com

Catch a train: WA considers an Auburn to Spokane rail line

An east-west route could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland.

A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com
Varisha Khan begins her term in January 2020 and will serve until December 2023. Photo courtesy of electvarishakhan.com

‘I am ready and the city is ready’: Khan becomes first Muslim woman on Redmond council

Varisha Khan moved to Redmond when she was 7 and canvassed in her old neighborhood during her campaign.

Varisha Khan begins her term in January 2020 and will serve until December 2023. Photo courtesy of electvarishakhan.com
The owners of several Thai restaurants, including the Bai Tong in Redmond, pled guilty to using software to under report their cash sale revenue. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Owners of Redmond’s Bai Tong restaurant to serve prison time over tax scheme

The married co-owners pled guilty to a multi-year scheme to hide business cash sales.

The owners of several Thai restaurants, including the Bai Tong in Redmond, pled guilty to using software to under report their cash sale revenue. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Regional homelessness authority approved by King County, Seattle

The authority will consolidate crisis response and services into one entity.

Redmond recognizes outgoing councilmembers and mayor

Councilmembers Hank Myers and Hank Margeson and Mayor John Marchione all served in their current positions for 12 years.

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Lawmakers aim to act on guns and pot, taxes and apples

There’s a wide range of subjects they hope to address when the 2020 session begins next month.

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo

King, Pierce county officials want answers on Sound Transit fare enforcement disparities

The transit agency reported in October that black riders were more likely than others to get fined.

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo
Community leaders at the groundbreaking ceremony of Capella at Esterra Park on Dec. 11. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond breaks ground for Capella at Esterra Park

Capella at Esterra Park will relieve severe shortage of affordable housing on the Eastside.

Community leaders at the groundbreaking ceremony of Capella at Esterra Park on Dec. 11. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Despite concerns, homelessness authority moves toward final Seattle vote

Seattle’s homelessness committee aligned the city’s plan with King County’s.