King County Roundup

The Baker house, built in 1908. 
Photo courtesy of Sammamish Heritage Society
The Baker house, built in 1908. 
Photo courtesy of Sammamish Heritage Society
Students and representatives from the The Garage teen cafe accept a $20,000 donation from the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah. Photo by Evan Pappas
Students and representatives from the The Garage teen cafe accept a $20,000 donation from the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah. Photo by Evan Pappas
Crews clear the way for development at Riverbend’s former par 3 golf course in Kent. Photo by Mark Klaas
Crews clear the way for development at Riverbend’s former par 3 golf course in Kent. Photo by Mark Klaas
Bruce McDonald, foreground, and his 15-year-old daughter, Chloe, join others outside the accesso ShoWare Center on Saturday in signing a banner supporting the Humboldt, Saskatchewan junior hockey team. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
Bruce McDonald, foreground, and his 15-year-old daughter, Chloe, join others outside the accesso ShoWare Center on Saturday in signing a banner supporting the Humboldt, Saskatchewan junior hockey team. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
As part of Bothell’s arts initiative, bronze sculptures like City Kitty populate the entrance 
to the new City Hall. Photo by Katie Metzger
As part of Bothell’s arts initiative, bronze sculptures like City Kitty populate the entrance 
to the new City Hall. Photo by Katie Metzger
The former Wayne Golf Course’s 89 acres are now a City of Bothell park. Work to find a new name is underway, and planning at the site will begin next year. File photo
The former Wayne Golf Course’s 89 acres are now a City of Bothell park. Work to find a new name is underway, and planning at the site will begin next year. File photo
Bracken watches over baby pony Zara, who was born at the Mercer Island Funny Farm on March 15. Photo via Facebook
Bracken watches over baby pony Zara, who was born at the Mercer Island Funny Farm on March 15. Photo via Facebook
Bellevue Wolverines head football coach Mark Landes announced his resignation in early March after leading the program for the past two seasons. Landes had an overall record of 16-3 during his tenure. Photo courtesy Jennifer Landes
Bellevue Wolverines head football coach Mark Landes announced his resignation in early March after leading the program for the past two seasons. Landes had an overall record of 16-3 during his tenure. Photo courtesy Jennifer Landes
Issaquah will not be housing a supervised consumption site like the facilities found in Vancouver, B.C. Photo by Nicole Jennings

County Roundup: A Safe Drug Site Ban and Taco Tax Dodge

A weekly recap of King County news.

Issaquah will not be housing a supervised consumption site like the facilities found in Vancouver, B.C. Photo by Nicole Jennings
Photo by Nicole Jennings 
                                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.

Photo by Nicole Jennings 
                                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.
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.

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

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.