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Upthegrove introduces body camera proposal for King County Sheriff’s Officers

Upthegrove introduces body camera proposal for King County Sheriff’s Officers

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove introduced legislation this week calling for a pilot project of wearable body cameras for the King County Sheriff’s Office. If passed, all KCSO police officers... [Read more]

County creates partnership to preserve critical health services in White Center

County creates partnership to preserve critical health services in White Center

King County Executive Dow Constantine on Monday (Sept. 15) announced a partnership with the City of Seattle and Planned Parenthood to preserve critical health services for women, children, and families... [Read more]

King County Housing Authority sells final 54 lots of homes at Seola Gardens

King County Housing Authority sells final 54 lots of homes at Seola Gardens

The King County Housing Authority announced Tuesday (Sept. 2) that it had recently completed the sale of the final 54 lots for market-rate, single-family homes at Seola Gardens. The land purchase by a... [Read more]

34th District Democrats holding Dinner/Auction on Friday, Aug. 15

34th District Democrats holding Dinner/Auction on Friday, Aug. 15

The 34th District Democrats will be holding a Dinner & Garden Party/Auction – “Luau at the Lake” – at the TAF Bethaday Community Learning Center at Lakewood Park/Hicks Lake on Friday, Aug.... [Read more]

ELECTION: North Highline Fire District Prop. #1 passes; incumbents leading

ELECTION: North Highline Fire District Prop. #1 passes; incumbents leading

With 266,539 ballots counted, the King County Elections Board released the first round of results for Tuesday’s Primary Election, and it looks like the North Highline Fire District Prop. #1 will... [Read more]

Highline School Board extends contract with Dr. Susan Enfield through 2017

Highline School Board extends contract with Dr. Susan Enfield through 2017

The Highline School Board unanimously approved a contract extension for Superintendent Susan Enfield at its regular meeting on Wednesday, July 9. Dr. Enfield’s contract now runs through 2017, coinciding... [Read more]

Firework sales have begun; here are the laws for White Center

Firework sales have begun; here are the laws for White Center

Fireworks sales began in the White Center area on Saturday, June 28, and will continue until 9 p.m. on July 5. State Fire Marshal Chuck Duffy reminds residents to “know the laws before purchasing and... [Read more]

Highline Public School Board votes to place bond measure on Nov. 4 ballot

Highline Public School Board votes to place bond measure on Nov. 4 ballot

The Highline Public School Board voted this week to place a school construction bond to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. If approved, the bond would: Rebuild... [Read more]

Brand spankin’ new South Park Bridge set to open June 30

Brand spankin’ new South Park Bridge set to open June 30

Photo courtesy King County. King County Executive Dow Constantine on Wednesday (June 4) announced that the newly constructed South Park Bridge will open June 30. The previous drawbridge, built in 1931,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Board to vote on Bond Measure June 4

Highline Public Schools Board to vote on Bond Measure June 4

A bond to fund construction of four schools and make critical improvements districtwide was proposed to the Highline Public Schools Board at its May 28 meeting; the board will vote on June 4 whether to... [Read more]

Five retail pot sale potential candidates are in White Center

Five retail pot sale potential candidates are in White Center

by Jack Mayne The recent Washington State Liquor Control Board lottery for licenses to run one of the 11 marijuana retail stores allotted to unincorporated area in King County produced 44 candidates and... [Read more]