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The King County Courthouse. File photo

King County Council Acknowledges Report on Juvenile Solitary Confinement

Report also says youth of color face a disproportionate amount of disciplinary measures

 

Romaine lettuce, beef recalled just before Thanksgiving

23 people have been infected with a Shiga toxin-producing E. coli bacteria in 11 states.

 

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King County approves gun warning sign requirement

Warning signs must be posted in all King County gun stores and firing ranges.

 

Early results: Carbon fee fails as gun control passes

Preliminary tallies are in for the state’s four initiatives.

Toll lane trips on Interstate 405 were higher than expected during the 2018 fiscal year. Since it opened in the fall of 2015 through the first quarter of this year, the toll lanes had raise nearly $59 million in revenue. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

State I-405 toll revenue was up last year

The Washington State Transportation Commission was updated on various programs on Oct. 16.

Toll lane trips on Interstate 405 were higher than expected during the 2018 fiscal year. Since it opened in the fall of 2015 through the first quarter of this year, the toll lanes had raise nearly $59 million in revenue. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Washington could have fastest train line in the U.S. within 20 years

Washington, Oregon and British Columbia study a corridor which would let trains travel at 250 mph.

Recycling audit shows higher use but increased cost

Cities with embedded recycling service increase rates to cover costs of “free” service

Where to pick up a pumpkin this October

The Eastside has a few options for seasonal squash hunters.

B.C. pipeline rupture halts trash service to many Eastside cities

Waste Management fleet without fuel; PSE has urged customers to reduce consumption.

Who’s funding Washington state initiatives?

Money is pouring into the state’s initiative races.

Self-driving vehicles are coming and cities know it

Public and private sector representatives met to discuss the future of autonomous vehicle policy.

Former Tully’s locations spring back to life

Following the coffee chain’s collapse earlier this year, other Eastside businesses are moving in.

New study confirms historical presence of grizzlies in Washington

The federal government hopes to rebuild a dwindling Washington grizzly population.

Single-payer advocates push for health care reform

A growing number of voices on the left are campaigning for a profit-free health system.

Mercer Island entrepreneur runs huge weed industry magazine

Greg James runs Marijuana Venture, the leading legal pot industry magazine in the country.

A salmon. File photo

State Fish and Wildlife seeks $60 million in funding

The department is facing a $33 million shortfall and also hopes to secure future funding.

A salmon. File photo
A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.

Snohomish County: Claims of animal abuse against Bothell kennel not substantiated

A video showing a trainer using a plastic bat to train a dog was not animal abuse, county says.

A video has surfaced which shows a trainer at Bothell’s Academy of Canine Behavior hitting a dog with a plastic bat.

Air quality is worse in the west due to bigger wildfires

A study released last week shows air quality in much of the west is worsening.

Video of Bothell-based trainer hitting dog with bat prompts social media outrage

Kennel’s owners Jack and Colleen McDaniel said they have received hundreds of threats.

Where’s the music on Seattle’s Eastside?

Venues struggle to cut mustard in the booming Seattle area’s outer edges.