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Foam coolers, takeout containers will be banned in WA

The prohibition on the sale and distribution of these products will take effect June 1 under a law the Legislature approved in 2021.

By Bill Lucia Washington State Standard • April 17, 2024 1:44 pm


WSDOT: Slow down for Work Zone Awareness Week

The number of fatal crashes in marked work zones had doubled in 2023 when compared to the previous year.

By Bellevue News • April 15, 2024 12:27 pm
New state legislation fights catalytic converter theft

Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill on March 26 adding new regulations to the purchase and sale of catalytic converters...

By Bellevue News • April 8, 2024 1:55 pm
Legislation ensures services for young children with disabilities

Advocates and providers gathered in Olympia on March 26 as Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1916, a bill primarily...

By Cameron Sires • April 8, 2024 10:47 am
Kirkland officer steps down following investigation into bikini barista incident

A Kirkland police officer accused of exhibiting odd behavior toward bikini barista employees while using a city-owned vehicle has resigned...

By Cameron Sires • April 5, 2024 10:09 pm
DirtFish accelerates its women in motorsport initiative

Snoqualmie rally car school program continues to grow. Women who have signed up so far include car enthusiasts, stunt women, bus drivers and a mom looking to be more comfortable driving in ice and snow.

By Cameron Sires • April 3, 2024 8:30 am
In looking at ways to improve our broader financial wellbeing, it can help to focus on three pillars of financial wellness: saving, spending and security. Photo courtesy First Fed Sponsored
Are you on the path to financial wellness?

As April begins, so does Financial Literacy Month, an opportune time to reevaluate and bolster our financial well-being. It’s a...

By First Fed • April 8, 2024 6:00 am

In looking at ways to improve our broader financial wellbeing, it can help to focus on three pillars of financial wellness: saving, spending and security. Photo courtesy First Fed Sponsored
April 8, 2024 6:00 am
Robin Callahan’s ‘Harmony’ won the CPAA Visionary Award for 2023. ‘Harmony’ embraces the natural shape of the pearl while allowing you to see the beauty of the natural pearl from every angle. Sponsored
April 1, 2024 6:00 am
Jireh Construction is a trusted and experienced concrete, landscaping and asphalt company serving residents in Seattle, Snohomish Kings and Kitsap County. Sponsored
March 25, 2024 6:00 am
Cascade Water Alliance’s commitment to sustainability extends beyond leak prevention. Courtesy photo by Cascade Water Alliance. Sponsored
March 25, 2024 6:00 am
Q&A with the new King County Library System executive director

“It’s really about providing that space to reimagine who you are,” said Heidi Daniel.

By Cameron Sires • April 1, 2024 12:56 pm
New state law gives green light to more traffic cameras

The move comes as roadway deaths in the state have hit historic highs.

March 28, 2024 11:16 am