Property acquisition hangs up construction of hotel

‘Tru By Hilton’ project is ‘near permit ready’

VRFA to put property tax measure on February special election ballot

Chief: ‘Proposition No. 1 is critical for the future of our services’

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County approves $200,000 to fund South King County WaterWorks projects

The King County Council on Wednesday approved the 2019 WaterWorks grants for water quality improvement projects throughout the county. County… Continue reading

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Rep. Kim Schrier. COURTESY PHOTO

Rep. Schrier votes to bring down cost of prescription drugs

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D., D-WA, Eighth District, voted Thursday for HR 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now… Continue reading

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Pacific Ballroom Dance studio expanding, sets grand opening Jan. 4

Pacific Ballroom Dance continues to grow. The Auburn dance education studio, at 1604 15th St. SW, No. 109, has reached… Continue reading

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HUD awards Muckleshoot Tribe $5 million to preserve, expand its affordable housing inventory

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Wednesday competitively awarded $38,958,348 in Indian Housing Block Grant funds to… Continue reading

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Auburn teacher under investigation for allegedly seeking an inappropriate sexual relationship with an underage student

The Auburn School District has placed an Auburn Riverside High School teacher and coach on administrative leave after video surfaced… Continue reading

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

King County approves environmental justice provision

An update to the King County climate action plan should include an environmental justice framing as it’s developed over the Continue reading...

Homelessness authority approved by King County, awaits Seattle vote

The agreement would consolidate emergency services for people experiencing homelessness.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Council approves $600,000 to increase security at King County Courthouse

The funding will be split evenly between increasing deputies, security and social services.

Victims, law enforcement speak about King County Courthouse conditions

An entrance to the courthouse was closed after an assault.

 

Marketplace

Bridging the digital divide in Washington

Comcast’s Internet Essentials program has connected nearly 340,000 in Washington State

 

Comcast honors King County high school students

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

Opinion

Will we feel different when Trump is impeached? Probably not

As a historic vote looms in the House, attitudes of the public are pretty hardened on this subject.

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Go green, don’t be a Grinch – holiday waste reduction

December is flush with potlucks, parties, and social gatherings of every imaginable sort. While the gift-giving and good cheer can… Continue reading

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