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Bellevue skyline. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Eastside cities seeing widespread event, meeting cancellations

“Business as usual” was common for most cities earlier this week. Now, cancellations are increasing.

Bellevue skyline. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo
70 Washington coronavirus cases; Inslee announces testing-cost relief

70 Washington coronavirus cases; Inslee announces testing-cost relief

Inslee addressed the outbreak at a Thursday press conference.

70 Washington coronavirus cases; Inslee announces testing-cost relief
Mercer Island City Hall. File photo

Mercer Island Community Facilities zoning work halted

More action to come March 10.

Mercer Island City Hall. File photo
Photo courtesy Amazon                                A rendering of Bellevue 600.

Amazon: 15,000 new jobs coming to Bellevue

The city currently hosts about 2,000 Amazon employees.

Photo courtesy Amazon                                A rendering of Bellevue 600.
Mercer Island High School graduates 398 seniors

Mercer Island High School graduates 398 seniors

Mercer Island High School held its 62nd commencement on June 11 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent.

Mercer Island High School graduates 398 seniors
Sister Cities Association recognizes students

Sister Cities Association recognizes students

The Board of the Mercer Island Sister City Association has announced three Mercer Island High School 2019 graduating seniors as this year’s recipients of the… Continue reading

Sister Cities Association recognizes students
Sexual misconduct reports triple following ‘Report it to Stop it’ campaign

Sexual misconduct reports triple following ‘Report it to Stop it’ campaign

Joint effort to curb unwanted harassment proves successful.

Sexual misconduct reports triple following ‘Report it to Stop it’ campaign

Eastside weeklies win at WNPA annual awards event

The Washington Newspaper Publishers Association holds an annual better newspaper contest.

Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson

Troopers seek hit and run suspect, call on public for help

The Washington State Patrol asked locals for any information to identify the vehicle and suspect.

Photos courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson
Photo by SounderBruce/Wikipedia Commons

King County suspends detective for attacking Uber driver

The sheriff’s discipline comes as the result of violent off-duty behavior.

Photo by SounderBruce/Wikipedia Commons
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services biologist holds a little brown bat. Ann Froschauer/USFWS

Rabid bat found near Woodinville

County health officials urge anyone who may have been exposed to the bat to seek treatment.

A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services biologist holds a little brown bat. Ann Froschauer/USFWS
The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

Lights, boats, and Santas run amok!

The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound
The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

Holiday stories from stages in Bellevue, Seattle, and throughout King County.

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers
The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.

A Complete List of Holiday Concerts Throughout King County

Holiday cheer for your ears.

The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.
Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

The Holiday Shopping Guide to Unique Gifts and Memorable Moments

Bazzars, pop-ups, and retail events from Seattle to Bellevue and beyond.

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo
The city of Mercer Island is hosting a recycling event on Nov. 5.

Mercer Island’s fall recycling event is Nov. 5

Safely dispose of items from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Mercer Island Boat Launch.

The city of Mercer Island is hosting a recycling event on Nov. 5.
Mercer Island High School's production of 'Urinetown' opens Nov. 10.

Mercer Island High School to present ‘Urinetown’ as fall musical

The MIHS drama department will present “Urinetown” beginning Nov. 10 in the Performing Arts Center.

Mercer Island High School's production of 'Urinetown' opens Nov. 10.
Mercer Island High School's production of 'Urinetown' opens Nov. 10.

Mercer Island High School to present ‘Urinetown’ as fall musical

The MIHS drama department will present “Urinetown” beginning Nov. 10 in the Performing Arts Center.

Mercer Island High School's production of 'Urinetown' opens Nov. 10.
St. Monica cross country coach Leslie Lawrence readies some of her younger runners for competition at the CYO cross country championship meet on Oct. 9 at Lake Sammamish State Park.

St. Monica runners shine at CYO cross country championships

Several St. Monica School cross country runners had strong showings at the CYO cross country championship meet on Oct. 9 at Lake Sammamish State Park.

St. Monica cross country coach Leslie Lawrence readies some of her younger runners for competition at the CYO cross country championship meet on Oct. 9 at Lake Sammamish State Park.
St. Monica cross country coach Leslie Lawrence readies some of her younger runners for competition at the CYO cross country championship meet on Oct. 9 at Lake Sammamish State Park.

St. Monica runners shine at CYO cross country championships

Several St. Monica School cross country runners had strong showings at the CYO cross country championship meet on Oct. 9 at Lake Sammamish State Park.

St. Monica cross country coach Leslie Lawrence readies some of her younger runners for competition at the CYO cross country championship meet on Oct. 9 at Lake Sammamish State Park.