Raechel Dawson

Puget Sound Energy to cut carbon footprint in half by 2040

Environmental groups call initiative ‘smoke and mirrors.’

 

Washington state auditor: More accountability audits needed for state agencies

Auditor’s office seeks $700,000 from Washington Legislature

 

Mercer Island yoga workshop to benefit India’s Shanti Bhavan, educational nonprofit

Vinceya Edwin used to live in a thatched house with dry coconut leaves and logs that acted as a roof. When it rained, water would… Continue reading

 

Environmental advocates call for Bellevue-based Puget Sound Energy’s closure of Montana coal plant

Several state environmental groups and residents across the county packed Bellevue City Hall’s council chambers during a public hearing with the Washington State Utilities and… Continue reading

Lake Washington School District board votes on bond that excludes Juanita pool

The Lake Washington School District School board unanimously passed all recommended levies and one controversial bond measure at an emotionally charged board meeting on Monday, which even led to one man’s outburst.

Pump It Up in Kirkland offers space for Friendship Circle birthday party

Denise Leary could see a difference in her son after he joined the Friendship Circle."When he comes home, he's relaxed, hungry and just happy," Leary said. "He's quick to scream, quick to fit, but after Friendship Circle, they all say he has a great time."

68,000 gallons of wastewater spills into lake in Kirkland

Kirkland’s Marina Park beach was closed last weekend due to an estimated 68,000 gallons of wastewater that discharged into Lake Washington on Thursday.

Web giant ‘Go Daddy’ planning expansion to Eastside location

Company to choose between Kirkland and Bellevue, wants to tap into high tech talent here.