King County Newswire (Page 5)

King County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for King County, WA. (Page 5)

Results 81 - 100 of 2,768 in King County, WA

  1. New CDC data show encouraging development in obesity rates among 2 to 5 year olds - Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... around the country with obesity prevention programs including Anchorage, Alaska, Philadelphia, New York City and King County, Washington. This confirms that at least for kids, we can turn the tide and begin to reverse the obesity epidemic." While ...

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  2. Maternal, Pregnancy, and Birth Characteristics of Asians and Native...Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2011 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... "Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander" (NHPI). To quantify the health status of NHPI mothers and infants in King County, Washington, 2003--2008 vital statistics for NHPI disaggregated from Asians were used to assess several key maternal and ...

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  3. Extinction could be a hot summer away for the little red fish of Lake SammamishRead the original story

    Wednesday May 9 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    A little red fish that calls Lake Sammamish home is swimming desperately close to extinction. Officials are embarking on emergency measures to keep the fish known as kokanee from disappearing from the lake, and King County, forever.

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  4. Terreno buys Renton warehouseRead the original story

    Wednesday May 9 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    An industrial building at 2701 E. Valley Road has sold for $5.95 million, according to King County records. The seller was Flashers LLC, which acquired the property in 2003 for almost $2.9 million.

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  5. County sounds alarm for kokaneeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 9 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    King County officials are taking emergency and other measures to help a native salmon that has declined sharply in recent years. Biologists counted fewer than 20 Lake Sammamish kokanee salmon in the most recent return about a year ago.

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  6. Seattle-area officials fund prepaid postage on ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The Olympian

    Seattle-area officials have approved a measure to fund prepaid postage on mail-in ballots, aiming to increase voter turnout for this year's elections. King County Elections Director Julie Wise had brought the proposal to the council, citing it as a way to reduce barriers to voting.

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  7. Efforts aimed at saving native King County kokanee salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Officials overlook a pond flowing into Ebright Creek that may be used as a holding pond for young kokanee salmon, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Sammamish, Wash. King County officials are taking emergency and other measures to help the native salmon that have declined sharply in recent years.

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  8. A major federal law took in NJ affect yesterday and no one's even talking about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... cities and states quickly following suit. More than 20 such laws have been passed in total, in places such as King County, Wash., and the states of Oregon, California, New Jersey and Maine, though some held off implementation because of the pending ...

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  9. County council approves paid-postage ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Madison Park Times

    King County will be the first county in the state to offer paid-postage ballots, the county council voting by a wide margin to cover those estimated costs for the 2018 primary and general elections. King County Elections director Julie Wise made the proposal as a way of improving voter turnout and access, which she told the county council has been a three-year effort.

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  10. Metropolitan King County Council passes measure to fund prepaid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Metropolitan King County Council on Monday passed a measure to fund prepaid postage on mail-in ballots for this year's elections. The 7-2 tally came after a vote was delayed last week on the $381,000 request at the suggestion of Councilmember Reagan Dunn, who wanted time to explore the issue.

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  11. Brace yourself: Thurston County homes are selling faster than last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The Olympian

    ... the market for the priced-right homes." Elsewhere in Western Washington, the market also sizzled, especially in King County where sales of single-family residences rose 4 percent, while the median price shot up 16 percent to $725,000. Inventory ...

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  12. King County moves ahead with plan to pay for your ballot stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | Capitol Hill Blog

    In an effort to buttress sagging turnout - especially among populations most likely to be disenfranchised by voting barriers - the King County Council voted Monday to move forward with prepaid postage for 2018 elections in the county: King County Elections Director Julie Wise cites two successful pilots conducted last year, the unwavering support of councilmembers and the overall community need for the approval of this request as proof that prepaid postage works and is supported by all as a means towards stronger voter participation. "I am grateful to the Council for their unwavering support in giving me the tools I need to continue removing barriers for our voters," said Director Wise.

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  13. Frank Coluccio Construction Company v. King CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 8 | FindLaw

    ... court of the county is against public policy and the provision is void and unenforceable." In February 2015, King County awarded a public works contract to Frank Coluccio Construction Company (FCCC). The contract included a provision that states ...

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  14. Man found shot in vehicle in SeaTac diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    Authorities say a man who was found shot in a parked vehicle in SeaTac early Saturday has died and his death is under investigation as a homicide. The King County Sheriff's Office says medics took him to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition and that he later died.

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  15. Connelly: King County Council votes for prepaid election ballot mailingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Jeffrey McGinn guides cars to a ballot drop box at the King County Elections ballot processing facility in Renton on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Voters can main in ballots or drop them off.

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  16. Letter: Breakfast makes for smarter kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 28 | The Columbian

    I'd like to add my support for the recently passed Breakfast After the Bell bill, which will ensure as many as 30,000 students across the state have the chance to get the nutritional fuel they need every day. Here at United Way of King County, we know the importance of school breakfast.

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  17. Victim's husband says 'autopsy rule' unfair Source: Kiro TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... through never should have happened. a The issue stems from a 34-year-old rule that applies only to people in King County dying from a disease caused by exposure to asbestos. It could require an autopsy if they sue unless they have ethical or ...

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  18. Election cost doubles as Anchorage turns to vote by mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... rather low. He also said officials expect turnout to rise over time, which has been the case in other states. In King County, Washington, turnout has exceeded 90 percent in some elections, Petersen said. "If we got anywhere near that kind of ...

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  19. Contrasting AnchorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... in Grays Harbor, Thurston, Lewis, Pierce, and Mason counties, as well as a loan production office located in King County, Washington. Anchor Bancorp was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Lacey, Washington. Entegra Financial Corp. operates as ...

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  20. Seattle asks court to dismiss marijuana convictions from before legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | Seattle Times

    ... wipe away 500 to 600 convictions from the late 1990s, when Seattle took over misdemeanor marijuana cases from King County, until 2010, when he stopped such prosecutions as a matter of policy. The city attorney and Mayor Jenny Durkan announced their ...

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