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The Seattle Times
Candidate-filing deadline sets field for Washington votersafter holding the seat for nearly 30 years. Those running for the seat include
Candidate-filing deadline sets field for Washington voters
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
after holding the seat for nearly 30 years. Those running for the seat include state Sen. Pramila Jayapal and Metropolitan King County Council Chairman Joe McDermott, who is not related to the retiring congressman. 4th District Eastern... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Rural homeowners object to pot grow operations, tell King County Council, ‘Stop it now’SEATTLE -- The King County Council got an earful Wednesday from rural homeowner
Rural homeowners object to pot grow operations, tell King County Council, ‘Stop it now’
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
SEATTLE -- The King County Council got an earful Wednesday from rural homeowners who object to marijuana grow operations in their neighborhoods. “We come to you and ask you to stop this now,” said one Enumclaw resident, Chris, testifying before the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
King Co. Search & Rescue Air Patrols need their own rescue- from budget axeor Washington State National Guard to help in these type of rescues, but only w
King Co. Search & Rescue Air Patrols need their own rescue- from budget axe
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
or Washington State National Guard to help in these type of rescues, but only when those resources are available. The King County Council has the final say in these budget matters and while they will get proposed budget cuts this summer,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Party at UW, Capitol Hill light-rail stations cost taxpayers $858Khad some balloons, I think a microphone, coffee and some cookies,” said Fimia,
Party at UW, Capitol Hill light-rail stations cost taxpayers $858K
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
had some balloons, I think a microphone, coffee and some cookies,” said Fimia, who from 1992 to 2001 was a Metropolitan King County Council member. “When I was in office we just struggled with every dime, because we knew that was money taken... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Op-Ed: Let us book prisoners at night in Kentof the opening of the MRJC, then King County Executive Ron Sims broke that prom
Op-Ed: Let us book prisoners at night in Kent
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
of the opening of the MRJC, then King County Executive Ron Sims broke that promise and closed MRJC bookings at night. The King County Council, led by members from south King County, objected, and passed a law reopening the MRJC to 24 hour... Read more
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The Seattle Times
What’s needed in the next state lands commissioner: temperancechoose a newcomer for the job in November’s election. Candidates are still sur
What’s needed in the next state lands commissioner: temperance
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
choose a newcomer for the job in November’s election. Candidates are still surfacing, but so far they include Metropolitan King County Council member Dave Upthegrove, Bellevue management consultant Karen Porterfield, Hilary Franz, executive... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
King County approves 43 ballot drop boxesKing County is making it easier for voters to get their ballots in. The Metrop
King County approves 43 ballot drop boxes
KING5 Seattle / Posted 21 days ago
King County is making it easier for voters to get their ballots in. The Metropolitan King County Council approved 43 ballot drop off locations. The council had been looking at options to reach more voters who were unable to mail their ballots and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
3 leading Democratic candidates vie to replace McDermott in 7th Districtyou running, are you running, are you running?’ ” state Sen. Pramila Jayapal sa
3 leading Democratic candidates vie to replace McDermott in 7th District
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
you running, are you running, are you running?’ ” state Sen. Pramila Jayapal said. Jayapal, Walkinshaw and Metropolitan King County Councilman Joe McDermott — no relation to the congressman — are the big Democratic names in the race. Edmonds... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
King County Council imposes 4-month moratorium on pot shopsSEATTLE (AP) - The Metropolitan King County Council has imposed an emergency mo
King County Council imposes 4-month moratorium on pot shops
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 27 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - The Metropolitan King County Council has imposed an emergency moratorium on pot businesses in unincorporated areas. The Seattle Times reports (http://goo.gl/w41KBG ) council members voted 8-1 Monday for the four-month ban after... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
King County Council imposes 4-month moratorium on pot shops(File photo/David McNew/Getty Images) SEATTLE (AP) — The Metropolitan King Cou
King County Council imposes 4-month moratorium on pot shops
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 27 days ago
(File photo/David McNew/Getty Images) SEATTLE (AP) — The Metropolitan King County Council has imposed an emergency moratorium on pot businesses in unincorporated areas. The Seattle Times reports council members voted 8-1 Monday for the four-month... Read more
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The Seattle Times
With no notice, King County slaps ban on pot businessesWithout a public notice, hearing or debate, the Metropolitan King County Counci
With no notice, King County slaps ban on pot businesses
The Seattle Times / Posted 28 days ago
Without a public notice, hearing or debate, the Metropolitan King County Council imposed a four-month moratorium on legal pot businesses in unincorporated areas. In an 8-1 vote Monday, council members said the moratorium on growers and processors... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
OP-ED: Sound Transit needs your voice on light rail King County Councilmember Anyone who commutes anywhere in our region knows t
OP-ED: Sound Transit needs your voice on light rail
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
King County Councilmember Anyone who commutes anywhere in our region knows that our transportation infrastructure is not keeping up with the region’s rapid growth. Too many of us are spending... Read more

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