Ashley Hiruko

Mercer Island Police believe they have located the bodies of Vanna Nguyen and James Le, pictured. Le’s boat was found abandoned on Sep. 2 near Mercer Island.

Presumed bodies of missing boaters located near Mercer Island Monday

Medical examiner list cause of death as accident.

 

Courtesy of Elisha Deo. Vanna Nguyen and James Le, pictured, have been identified as the missing persons whose boat was found Sep. 2 near Mercer Island.

Mercer Island police, U.S. Coast Guard are searching for missing boaters

Man and woman were determined missing after police found their boat near Mercer Island.

 

Susan’s quest for ‘justice’ and the civil legal system dilemma

While citizens have the right to an attorney in criminal cases, they’re not afforded the same rights in civil litigation.

 

King County bail reform hinges on pretrial decision making

Data on inmates has shown that being held pretrial affects the likelihood of conviction.

Clues for fixing King County’s child care woes may be found in British Columbia

B.C. struggles with many of the same problems as Washington state.

United Methodist vote has churches’ future in question

Congregations debate separation following gay-clergy, same-sex marriage ban.

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Parents are feeling the pinch of child care costs

A King County report charts ways the county could reduce child care costs and boost access.

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Repercussions could come to law enforcement who refuse I-1639, AG says

‘State and local law enforcement must uphold Washington law.’

President’s emergency declaration sparks immediate legal backlash

Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team will sue the White House if federal funds originally intended for Washington state are interrupted.

Captain Ron Mead, commander of the Washington State Patrol in King County, directs traffic on the top of Snoqualmie Pass. Photo courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson.

Convoy leads Snoqualmie travelers to safety

Immense snowfall led to dicey conditions on the pass.

Captain Ron Mead, commander of the Washington State Patrol in King County, directs traffic on the top of Snoqualmie Pass. Photo courtesy of Trooper Rick Johnson.
Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

Mandatory MMR vaccine a possibility in Washington state

Measles outbreak slows as four new cases are confirmed in Oregon.

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control
Measles is most dangerous for young children. (Wikicommons media)

Measles outbreak puts Washington under state of emergency

Health officials said un-immunized groups of students in schools can pose an increased risk of spreading preventable diseases

Measles is most dangerous for young children. (Wikicommons media)