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                                Gov. Inslee greets new Issaquah Mayor Mary Lou Pauly outside the zHome housing development, the first zero-net-energy townhouse development in the United States.

A Home With Zero Energy Footprint, a Legacy at UW, and a Hate Crime Plea

A recap of this week’s happenings around King County.

 

Bea Mathewson: email adventurer, devoted penpal, Buzzfeed star. Photo by Leah Abraham

Ferry Inefficiency, Pool Renovation, and a Centenarian Buzzfeed Sensation

A recap of this week’s happenings around King County.

 

A Conductor Sues Amtrak, a Family Gets Out of the Movie Business, and Sonic Comes to Kent

Plus, the Eastside comes together in support of its Muslim residents.

Death and Taxes Top of Mind in First Week of Legislature

And guns and climate too.

Pedro the Lion’s David Bazan. Photo by Bob Andrews/UTOW
Pedro the Lion’s David Bazan. Photo by Bob Andrews/UTOW

A Beloved Eatery Closes, Whole Foods Is Ordered to Open, and a Mother Boycotts an Inquest.

Plus, the latest on the Black Diamond City Council recall attempt.

Durkan Announces End of Tenure for Police Chief O’Toole

Leadership at Seattle City Light is also on the way out.

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 Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown on Dec. 1.
The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown on Dec. 1.

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

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

The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

Lights, boats, and Santas run amok!

Bow Hunting in Bellevue, Church Threats, and Much Ado About Mulch

Plus, a former high school office staffer charged with rape.

Kent to Rededicate the Robert E. Lee Memorial Building

Seeking to clarify the building’s namesake, the city will add the word “chief.”