When I was a teenager, I remember watching TV at Dean Cartmill’s house.
At the request of 28 suburban cities and in a strong show of solidarity, the Board of Directors of the Suburban Cities Association has voted unanimously to oppose I-985, the latest initiative sponsored by Tim Eyman.
King County is facing the largest budget shortfall in its history. As the budget leadership team for the King County Council we believe there are several belt-tightening moves we can take now to help close that gap – the same tough choices that are being made by millions of households nationwide.
Auburn is being discovered after 30 years of work.
In the early 1980s, the Chamber of Commerce and a group that led to the development of the Auburn Downtown Association was working on an economic development effort focusing on Auburn’s downtown. That effort was adopted in full by the City of Auburn in 2001 as the citizens’ 2001 Auburn Downtown Plan.
The other day, I noticed that the laptop computer I use for writing this column was behaving differently. The words were repetitive and repetitive; the writing had occasional mizpelings – and many of the paragraphs ended in mid-senten.
In 2007, with the support of Mayor Pete Lewis, other Council colleagues and King County Councilmember Peter von Reichbauer, I was pleased to take on as a personal Council project and challenge the Auburn International Farmers’ Market.
It’s not about price, it’s about value.
That’s the second law of economics (the first is, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch”). It’s why a lot of parents put off vacations, nicer cars and nicer furnishings to make sure their children get a college education.
If politics were boxing – and sometimes it certainly seems that way – then we have finished with the sparring, and it’s now time for the main event. In other words, the general election will be nothing like the primary.
Iwas sitting in the stands a couple of weeks ago when the Huskies football team saw a potential victory evaporate faster than spilled beer on a hot sidewalk – all because of a referee’s call.