Nicole Jennings

Inslee talks education, carbon tax and opioid crisis

Carbon tax proposal would replenish the state’s reserves for the first year for education spending.


Imam Faisal of the Bellevue Mosque gives a blessing at the start of the Eastside Muslim Safety Forum on Wednesday in Bellevue. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Eastside Muslim Safety Forum brings awareness to cultural understanding, crime prevention

Police officers around the Eastside gather with community in Bellevue


Betsy DeVos’ Bellevue visit on education reform draws hundreds of protesters

Hundreds of protesters filled Bellevue Way as Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s secretary of education, came to Bellevue to address the Washington Policy Center’s annual… Continue reading


Dick’s Drive-In eyeing Mercer Island for new location

Mercer Island residents could soon see the iconic Dick’s Drive-In sign in town. The beloved Seattle hamburger chain announced March 7 that it plans to… Continue reading

Issaquah shelter gives refuge to women, children escaping domestic violence

Editor’s Note: The woman featured in this story is a victim of domestic violence. For her own safety, her name has been changed. This is… Continue reading

Mercer Island mayor attends regional transportation summit in Issaquah

Elected officials from the city, state and county levels gathered with transportation experts on Nov. 22 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Issaquah to discuss… Continue reading