King County Roundup

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.


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.


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.

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.

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

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

Students Sue Their School, a College Stuns a Candidate, and the Fight for On-Time Ferries

Plus an effort to expand health coverage in South King County.