King County Newswire (Page 6)

King County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for King County, WA. (Page 6)

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  1. Toni Call Appointed as Finance DirectorRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 22 | City of Bellevue

    ... of public service, specializing in financial matters. Prior to joining the City of Bellevue, she worked at King County for more than 11 years in varying positions of responsibilities with her last position as the deputy director of the Office of ...

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  2. Normandy Park taking applications for vacant City Council positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | The Normandy Park Blog

    ... been a Normandy Park resident for at least one year. Hoppen said there will also be an open filing period with King County Elections in the spring of 2017 for the short and unexpired term of the position. The city says the job is "a volunteer ...

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  3. Earthquake-insurance prices soar in Washington, and companies hold all the powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Seattle Times

    ... seeking approval to raise earthquake rates around the state, including by 39 percent for commercial property in King County and by 117 percent for Grays Harbor and Pacific counties. A state insurance official called State Farm's proposed profit ...

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  4. 112th @ Twelfth has sold for $203M to Gemini Rosemont of New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    King County records show One Twelfth @ Twelfth, a three-building office complex at 1110-1120 112th Ave. N.E. in Bellevue, has sold for $202.67 million.

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  5. Race matters in our elected representatives but not always the mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Seattle Times

    ... color. It's a reasonable question to ask, but the answer needn't necessarily be yes. Tuesday, the Metropolitan King County Council chose Rebecca Saldana to replace Pramila Jayapal as senator from the district, which includes part of Seattle. It was ...

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  6. Washington comes up short for severely mentally illRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... his some of his ... more Laura Crooks wipes tears from her eyes as her as she and her husband Todd speak at the King County Behavioral Health Legislative Forum about their son Chad who lost his life to suicide earlier this year. Laura Crooks wipes ...

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  7. Gender Justice League hosts transgender legal clinicsRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Real Change

    ... to tell me what I need." Volunteers from the Q-Law Legal Foundation, Teller & Associates, U.T.O.P.I.A. and the King County Bar Association arrived in force to walk people through legal processes, with desks split up by geography in the Agnes ...

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  8. There's a spot for me at Vulcan's Central District development. But do I want it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... were moving out of the CD long before Vulcan got there. "That cow is out of the barn," said Ron Sims, former King County Executive, and former secretary of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C. A housing plan to bring more backyard ...

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  9. Holiday DUI patrols out in force until new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Viewing Feed

    Extra law enforcement patrols will be out in force in King County from December 15 until January 1, 2015 in an effort to reach the goal of zero traffic deaths. Sadly, according to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission , an average of 49 people died in traffic crashes in Washington between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day from 2008-2012.

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  10. Two Junction bus shelters being removed; 'illegal and uncivil behavior' citedRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | West Seattle Herald

    King County Metro has made the decision to remove two of the bus shelters at the West Seattle Junction on the southwest side of the street. Citing "illegal and uncivil behavior" the shelters will be removed by Dec. 20. The well known metal reproductions of the West Seattle Herald front pages that decorate the shelters will be reused in other shelters in West Seattle Metro said.

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  11. 12 More Men Face Felony Charges for Posting to Seattle Web Forum 'The Review Board'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    At least twelve more men face felony charges in Washington for posting comments to the now-defunct web forum known as The Review Board . The dozen defendants, most of whom who will be arraigned in King County District Court on December 14, face one count each of promoting prostitution in the second degree-a charge historically used to target people who profit off of the prostitution of others but more recently favored by King County prosecutors to go after people who write positively online about area prostitution.

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  12. Junction bus shelters being removed; 'illegal and uncivil behavior' citedRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | West Seattle Herald

    King County Metro has made the decision to remove two of the easternmost bus shelters at the West Seattle Junction on the southwest side of the street. Citing "illegal and uncivil behavior" the shelters will be removed by Dec. 20. The well known metal reproductions of the West Seattle Herald front pages that decorate the shelters will be reused in other shelters in West Seattle Metro said.

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  13. Jack Mayne Editorial: 'Sanctuary City' label will change absolutely nothingRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | The SeaTac Blog

    The proposal to make Burien a so-called 'sanctuary city' will change absolutely nothing in the way undocumented aliens are already treated. For two decades, the King County Sheriff's department has had rules that it would not enforce federal immigration laws.

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  14. Council to honor teenage boxers from White Center in Special Recognition CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Highline Times

    On Monday, Dec 12th the King County Council recognized and honor the White Center PAL Boxing Club for its 2nd place performance at the National Jr. Golden Gloves Tournament in Nevada this summer. The tournament team was comprised of young boxers from White Center, Tacoma, Spokane, Tri Cities and Vancouver, WA.

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  15. VIDEO: King County Council honors White Center youth boxers, soccer teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The White Center Blog

    At Monday's meeting , the Metropolitan King County Council recognized two exceptional at-risk youth programs based in White Center: Councilmembers welcomed members of the Greater King County Police Activities League White Center Boxing Club, along with the White Center Teen Program Aztecs Soccer team to the Council's Monday meeting, honoring them with an official County recognition highlighting their athletic successes and contribution to the community. "Providing young people with safe and engaging alternatives is exceedingly important," said Council Chair Joe McDermott.

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  16. Egg throwing turns into SWAT standoff in BurienRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Columbian

    A Burien man who allegedly threw eggs at his neighbors and then planted a fake bomb on the fence separating their properties was arrested Monday afternoon following a nearly six-hour standoff with the King County sheriff's SWAT team and bomb unit. Deputies "have lots of history" with the 55-year-old suspect and have responded to numerous complaints about his unusual behavior and apparent mental-health problems, said sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt.

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  17. Skier falls into tree well, dies at Snoqualmie PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Authorities say a man is dead after falling into a tree well at the Alpental ski area at Snoqualmie Pass. The King County Sheriff's Office says another man was skiing with the victim just after 2 p.m. Sunday and saw him plunge into the tree well.

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  18. Seattle Times: 21st Century Cures Act offers hope for mental health reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... the biggest pieces of federal legislation in decades" on mental health reform, said Jim Vollendroff, director of King County's mental health and drug-treatment programs. The bill, called the 21st Century Cures Act, is a big win for Sen. Patty ...

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  19. Labor braces for reversals under TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... "On every single issue that we fought for as a labor movement, we won," said Nicole Grant, head of the M.L. King County Labor Council, the largest labor group in King County. Voters in Washington state approved a $13.50 minimum wage. Seattle voters ...

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  20. King County takes hard line on urban sprawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... what's urban - and what's rural. "That just doesn't happen. That involves government making hard choices," said King County Council Member Rod Dembowski. In his office in the King County Courthouse, he showed me a map in the latest edition of the ...

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