Turning dreams into realities for Native EHS students

Sui-lan Hookano has seen graduation rates of Native students jump from 60 percent to 100 percent in the last three years.

Measles investigation in King County | King County

The following is a press release from King County’s Public Health Department: Local public health officials are investigating a suspected… Continue reading

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Annual STEAM Expo planned for Feb. 7

The event is free for attendees of all ages.

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Flu activity elevated in Washington | MultiCare Health System

It’s not too late to get your flu shot.

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State-wide scholarship available for Bonney Lake students

If you’re a student in the city, you could earn a $1,000 scholarship.

Microsoft will invest $500 million toward regional housing

Mayors of nine cities — including Auburn, Kent, Federal Way, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Renton and Sammamish — have pledged to help

Residents at SeaTac’s Firs Mobile Home Park received a closure notice for October 31, but most have chosen to stay in their homes. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

South King County coalition targets affordable housing

Rent and housing prices hit south end communities hard; SeaTac, Tukwila, Kent, Burien, Renton and Auburn are working to create organization like Eastside’s ARCH

WR girls earn trip to district bowling tourney

The state tourney will take place Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 at Narrows Plaza in Tacoma.

Hawk inducted into EHS Athletic Hall of Fame

The former basketball coach let the Hornets to win 276 games to 95, and secured 9 state trips.

White River second in gymnastics meet

Erin McGinnes was tops in gymnastics all-around.

 

Marketplace
More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

First BOEING 777X flight test airplane comes together

Boeing’s longest passenger jet to fly in 2019

 

Life

You won’t be able to let ‘Maid’ go

That thing? You’re ready to let it go. It sparks joy, but not enough. Or it doesn’t, and you’re not Continue reading...

 

Northwest

Exit poll indicates Washington voters still support climate change action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

 

Attendees gather after the Dec. 21, 2018, meeting at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center.

Washington indigenous communities push for action to address violence against women

A new law seeks to strength data collection on missing and murdered indigenous women.

 

Business

East cost seaports ramping up capabilities | Don Brunell

Eastern seaports are making significant investments to attract container business.