Sponsor of the motion to establish guidelines for the removal of encampments, Councilmember Reagan Dunn (courtesy of King County Council)

King County Council discusses policy for removal of homeless encampments

Still unclear what the standards will be, who will enforce it, and how jurisdictions will interact.

Design rendering of new development (Courtesy of Runberg Architecture Group)

Vulcan purchases 1.4-acre property in Bellevue next to future light rail station

The real estate developer says the eight-story development will have about 250 units of housing.

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All revved up at Mercer Island Classic Car Show

Show and cruise roll into town for 18th consecutive year.

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Firefighters extinguish flaming load of recyclables

A Recology recycling truck called the Mercer Island Fire Department for emergency assistance on the morning of July 23 after… Continue reading

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Elaine Simons, former foster mother of Jesse Sarey, addresses a crowd outside the Maleng Regional Justice Center on Aug. 24, 2020, moments after Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson was formally charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault in the May 31, 2019, shooting death of 26-year-old Sarey in front of a north Auburn convenience store. File photo

Supreme Court rules officers can be compelled to testify about killings

In a joint lawsuit against King County, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled in favor of the families of Charleena… Continue reading

Former Bellevue Football program assistant coach Pat Jones is back with Book Two of his series <em>Did the Truth Even Matter? Fake News, Felons and Football</em>.

Book 2 about Bellevue Football published by former assistant coach

Coach Jones offers a line-by-line critique of 2016 WIAA investigative report

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Supporters write in about Mercer Island candidates | Letters

Kate Akyuz for City Council It is with great enthusiasm that I encourage your vote for Kate Akyuz for City Continue reading...

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Face covering recommendation in indoor public spaces expands to 7 more counties

King plus Pierce, Snohomish, Kitsap, Clallam, Jefferson, San Juan and Grays Harbor counties

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Hokanson will speak at Rotary meeting on Aug. 3

Russell Hokanson, chief executive officer of the Seattle King County Association of Realtors, will discuss “What’s Up and Down in Continue reading...

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Mercer Island hires new director of parks and recreation

Mercer Island hires new director of parks and recreation

Jessi Bon, an Island resident who led the parks department in Sammamish, will start on Aug. 1.

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Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Train Derailment Results in Urgent Plea for Blood Donors

Emergency making huge demands on community supply.

 

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

AG Ferguson, Amazon sue over “get rich quick” scam

Customers promised easy income, but got empty promises instead.

 

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT releases Gray Notebook 67

WSDOT highlights its strategic direction in this edition of the agency’s quarterly Continue reading...

 

Sports
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Crawford to lead Summer Basketball Skills Camp

The Boys & Girls Clubs of King County Mercer Island branch will welcome NBA star Jamal Crawford to town for Continue reading...

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Screenshot of video obtained by Redmond police shows Richard Sherman trying to break into the Redmond home of his in-laws.

Former Seattle Seahawks player Richard Sherman charged with five misdemeanors in King County

Charges were filed following an incident at home of Sherman’s in-laws in Redmond.

 

 

Life
The Better Half hazy pale is a collaboration of Crucible Brewing - Woodinville Forge, Imperial Yeast and Skagit Valley Malting. Photo courtesy of Eastside Beer Week’s Facebook page

Eastside Beer Week returns July 23

Eastside Beer Week returns for a second year beginning this month, and will showcase craft breweries from the area. The Continue reading...

 

Opinion
Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

U.S. Supreme Court: One right, one wrong | Roegner

Here’s a tale of two United States Supreme Court decisions — one right and one wrong. Despite two clear examples Continue reading...

 

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Sheriff’s office issues SILVER alert for missing Shoreline senior citizen

The King County Sheriff’s Office has issued a SILVER alert for 75-year-old Harvey Page of Shoreline, who failed to meet… Continue reading

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Photo courtesy WSDOT.

Transportation Commission wants your help naming next ferry

Construction of a new, hybrid electric Olympic Class ferry is expected to start in 2022. Of course, the new, 144-car… Continue reading

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