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New America Media
Overcoming Voter Suppression Beyond the Voting Rights Act: Connecting with AAPIs on the Whyyes it is plural and diverse) find important, whether that is immigration refor
Overcoming Voter Suppression Beyond the Voting Rights Act: Connecting with AAPIs on the Why
New America Media / Posted 4 hours ago
yes it is plural and diverse) find important, whether that is immigration reform, education, or the economy. Why does the Seattle City Council passing the Mandatory Housing Affordability law matter to an AAPI developer or an AAPI resident? Why... Read more
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The Columbian
Re-Elect Wymanknow elections best support her re-election. Wyman is being challenged by Tina
Re-Elect Wyman
The Columbian / Posted 12 hours ago
know elections best support her re-election. Wyman is being challenged by Tina Podlodowski, a former Microsoft manager and Seattle City Council member who is mounting an aggressive campaign. Podlodowski has some interesting ideas, but her repeated... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Inslee, Bryant square off in 2nd gubernatorial debatedebate was organized by the Washington State Debate Coalition, a new statewide
Inslee, Bryant square off in 2nd gubernatorial debate
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 hours ago
debate was organized by the Washington State Debate Coalition, a new statewide organization founded with the support of Seattle City Club and a bipartisan group of civic leaders, news media, colleges and universities. Inslee and Bryant are... Read more
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The Seattle Times
New Seattle utilities director confirmed; council considers increasing pay range to $334KThe Seattle City Council confirmed Mayor Ed Murray’s nominee for director of Se
New Seattle utilities director confirmed; council considers increasing pay range to $334K
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
The Seattle City Council confirmed Mayor Ed Murray’s nominee for director of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Monday and is considering a change to the pay range for the position that would allow the mayor to pay Mami Hara $334,000 per year. Hara is... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Security tight, anticipation high for Murray’s Seattle budget addressDozens of onlookers lined up inside Seattle City Hall more than an hour before
Security tight, anticipation high for Murray’s Seattle budget address
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Dozens of onlookers lined up inside Seattle City Hall more than an hour before Mayor Ed Murray was scheduled to unveil his proposed 2017 budget Monday afternoon. Monday’s is Murray’s third budget speech since taking office in 2014. City Hall has... Read more
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Crosscut
Murray is proposing $12 million for homeless fightEd Murray delivers a budget speech. Credit: David Kroman Mayor Ed Murray is de
Murray is proposing $12 million for homeless fight
Crosscut / Posted yesterday
Ed Murray delivers a budget speech. Credit: David Kroman Mayor Ed Murray is delivering his proposed 2017 budget to the Seattle City Council this afternoon, a document that will surely be picked through with a microscope in light of current battles... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle police have made ‘significant progress,’ could reach reform goals by next fall, federal monitor saysand the community. In addition, Bobb praised the Justice Department, the U.S. A
Seattle police have made ‘significant progress,’ could reach reform goals by next fall, federal monitor says
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
and the community. In addition, Bobb praised the Justice Department, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Western Washington and Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes. He also lauded the department’s rank-and-file for embracing new policies and training,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle Council seeks to expand lower speed limits to smaller neighborhood arterialsAs the Seattle City Council prepares to set a 25 mph speed limit downtown in No
Seattle Council seeks to expand lower speed limits to smaller neighborhood arterials
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
As the Seattle City Council prepares to set a 25 mph speed limit downtown in November, members are also seeking to slow neighborhood arterials, stretching to all four corners of town. Councilmember Mike O’Brien proposed last week that transportation... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Health warning issued on LED lightshigh-intensity, white LED bulbs with a lower-intensity bulb that the AMA consid
Health warning issued on LED lights
The Toledo Blade / Posted yesterday
high-intensity, white LED bulbs with a lower-intensity bulb that the AMA considers safe. Scott Thomsen, a spokesman for Seattle City Lights, which is responsible for the city’s exterior illumination, dismissed the health concerns about... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Cities take a second look at LED streetlights after AMA warninghigh-intensity, white LED bulbs with a lower-intensity bulb that the AMA consid
Cities take a second look at LED streetlights after AMA warning
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
high-intensity, white LED bulbs with a lower-intensity bulb that the AMA considers safe. Scott Thomsen, a spokesman for Seattle City Lights, which is responsible for the city's exterior illumination, dismissed the health concerns about... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
WA Secretary of State race: Wyman vs. Podlodowskioverseeing elections. Democratic challenger Tina Podlodoswki is a former Micros
WA Secretary of State race: Wyman vs. Podlodowski
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
overseeing elections. Democratic challenger Tina Podlodoswki is a former Microsoft Manager and served a term on the Seattle City Council. During the August Primary, Wyman received 48% of the vote, and Podlodowski received 46%. They both... Read more
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Officer.com
Suspect in Deadly Washington Mall Shooting Arrested206-464-2164 or dbeekman@seattletimes.com; on Twitter: @dbeekman. Seattle Times
Suspect in Deadly Washington Mall Shooting Arrested
Officer.com / Posted 2 days ago
206-464-2164 or dbeekman@seattletimes.com; on Twitter: @dbeekman. Seattle Times staff reporter Daniel Beekman covers Seattle city government and local politics.Mike Baker: 206-464-2729 or mbaker@seattletimes.com; on Twitter:... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Kevin Durant opens new basketball court in Seattleone year old when Durant left town and moved to Oklahoma City. But he was back
Kevin Durant opens new basketball court in Seattle
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
one year old when Durant left town and moved to Oklahoma City. But he was back on Friday, after putting money into the Seattle City Park, which is named after a longtime community activist and Seattle Urban League President. "It was huge area,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tide still out as city dives deeper into workplace issuesabout them if just one of them had run for sheriff once.” In a very different
Tide still out as city dives deeper into workplace issues
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
about them if just one of them had run for sheriff once.” In a very different time and context, I think of Rayburn as the Seattle City Council continues its juggernaut of progressive lawmaking. These regulate the private sector far beyond national... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Kevin Durant opens new basketball court in Seattleone year old when Durant left town and moved to Oklahoma City. But he was back
Kevin Durant opens new basketball court in Seattle
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
one year old when Durant left town and moved to Oklahoma City. But he was back on Friday, after putting money into the Seattle City Park, which is named after a longtime community activist and Seattle Urban League President. "It was huge area,... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Kevin Durant opens new basketball court in Seattleone year old when Durant left town and moved to Oklahoma City. But he was back
Kevin Durant opens new basketball court in Seattle
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
one year old when Durant left town and moved to Oklahoma City. But he was back on Friday, after putting money into the Seattle City Park, which is named after a longtime community activist and Seattle Urban League President. "It was huge area,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Politics podcast: Talking bike-share and Seattle's #BlocktheBunker movement on The Overcast11:35, Fucoloro calls himself “originally, an electric-bike skeptic” and explai
Politics podcast: Talking bike-share and Seattle's #BlocktheBunker movement on The Overcast
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
11:35, Fucoloro calls himself “originally, an electric-bike skeptic” and explains why. Finally, we get on the phone with Seattle City Councilmember Lisa Herbold, a bike-share skeptic. At 19:52, she says it’s hard for her to understand why other... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Politicians stand aside: Let the minimum-wage researchers do their jobswith fewer than 500 workers. Those conclusions are not good enough, apparently
Politicians stand aside: Let the minimum-wage researchers do their jobs
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
with fewer than 500 workers. Those conclusions are not good enough, apparently for evangelists of a higher minimum wage. Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant this week sent the UW team a blistering letter questioning its methodology. She told... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
$160M Affordable Housing Plan Presented at Rallyplan to build a new police precinct is now on a one-year-hold thanks to the “Bl
$160M Affordable Housing Plan Presented at Rally
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
plan to build a new police precinct is now on a one-year-hold thanks to the “Block the Bunker” Movement. Thursday night, on Seattle City Councilmember says she know what to do with those dollars. Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant says take... Read more
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Crosscut
Debate rages over homeless camps in SeattleWhat is a suitable or unsuitable location to camp? What is safe and what is uns
Debate rages over homeless camps in Seattle
Crosscut / Posted 5 days ago
What is a suitable or unsuitable location to camp? What is safe and what is unsafe? What is a “low-barrier shelter”? The Seattle City Council Thursday considered these questions and more as they worked through the details of a legislative... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Palliatives don’t solve city's homelessness problemI am writing to express my complete disagreement with proposed legislation befo
Palliatives don’t solve city's homelessness problem
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
I am writing to express my complete disagreement with proposed legislation before the Seattle City Council (CB 118794) that would allow anyone to camp in tents or vehicles, in public parks or any public property across Seattle [“What’s the right... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Seattle considers law requiring 30 days to evict homelessThe Seattle City Council is set to consider an ordinance that would require 30
Seattle considers law requiring 30 days to evict homeless
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
The Seattle City Council is set to consider an ordinance that would require 30 days' notice before clearing out homeless encampments. KING-TV reports that the proposal calls for the 30 days' notice, during which time the city would need to offer... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Seattle considers law requiring 30 days to evict homelessSEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle City Council is set to consider an ordinance that wo
Seattle considers law requiring 30 days to evict homeless
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle City Council is set to consider an ordinance that would require 30 days' notice before clearing out homeless encampments. KING-TV reports (http://kng5.tv/2crxdna ) that the proposal calls for the 30 days' notice, during... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle arena backer acquires another big SODO parcelsource close to the dealings said, "This is still all about the Sonics." But t
Seattle arena backer acquires another big SODO parcel
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
source close to the dealings said, "This is still all about the Sonics." But the purchase comes four months after the Seattle City Council rejected Hansen's request for a street vacation of Occidental, between Holgate and Massachusetts. The... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Seattle considers 30-day eviction notice for homelessSEATTLE -- Seattle City Council members meet Thursday to consider a new ordinan
Seattle considers 30-day eviction notice for homeless
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 5 days ago
SEATTLE -- Seattle City Council members meet Thursday to consider a new ordinance that would put more restrictions on the way the city evicts residents in illegal homeless encampments, located in areas like greenbelts, underpasses, and bridges. The... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle considers 30-day eviction notice for homelessSEATTLE -- Seattle City Council members meet Thursday to consider a new ordinan
Seattle considers 30-day eviction notice for homeless
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
SEATTLE -- Seattle City Council members meet Thursday to consider a new ordinance that would put more restrictions on the way the city evicts residents in illegal homeless encampments, located in areas like greenbelts, underpasses, and bridges. The... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Sawant, UW researchers clash over study of $15 minimum-wage lawSeattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant is raising concerns about city-commiss
Sawant, UW researchers clash over study of $15 minimum-wage law
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant is raising concerns about city-commissioned research into Seattle’s landmark minimum-wage law and about public comments by one of the University of Washington professors leading the effort. Professor Jacob... Read more
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Crosscut
City Councilmember asks if Seattle has lost touch with realitypoliticians would. But her angst over the job is on particular display in the w
City Councilmember asks if Seattle has lost touch with reality
Crosscut / Posted 6 days ago
politicians would. But her angst over the job is on particular display in the wake of the station debate. When asked if Seattle City Council is the right place for her, she says, “That’s a tough question. Is it the right place for me? I don’t... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Seattle passes new scheduling rules for hourly workersSupporters of new work scheduling rules hold up signs during a public comment p
Seattle passes new scheduling rules for hourly workers
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Supporters of new work scheduling rules hold up signs during a public comment period at a Seattle City Council meeting, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Seattle. The Council was to vote Monday on new scheduling rules for hourly retail and food-service... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Officers, K9's from across the state taking part in canine training in Eugenerules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Officers, K9's from across the state taking part in canine training in Eugene
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 6 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Elections officials: Oregon voters receiving letters claiming they are not registeredrules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Elections officials: Oregon voters receiving letters claiming they are not registered
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Man covered in 'marshmallow-like cream' vandalizes Voodoo Doughnut in Eugenerules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Man covered in 'marshmallow-like cream' vandalizes Voodoo Doughnut in Eugene
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Portland vet using stem cells to treat arthritis in petsrules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Portland vet using stem cells to treat arthritis in pets
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Man who confessed to 1994 murder in Kelso sentenced to 17 years in prisonrules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Man who confessed to 1994 murder in Kelso sentenced to 17 years in prison
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Sex offender sentenced to 10 years in federal prison in child pornography caserules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Sex offender sentenced to 10 years in federal prison in child pornography case
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Air Jordan shoes, VHS tape found in Washington Co. time capsule from 1990rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Air Jordan shoes, VHS tape found in Washington Co. time capsule from 1990
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle files $1.6 million suit after 150 trees cut down on public landSEATTLE –City attorney Pete Holmes announced Tuesday that Seattle is filing two
Seattle files $1.6 million suit after 150 trees cut down on public land
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
SEATTLE –City attorney Pete Holmes announced Tuesday that Seattle is filing two lawsuits against about three dozen people in connection with 150 trees the city says were improperly cut down on public land. The city is seeking more than $1.6 million... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Family mourns teen killed in north Portland shootingrules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Family mourns teen killed in north Portland shooting
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Dead whale washes away on Oregon coast, only to re-emerge 2 miles southrules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Dead whale washes away on Oregon coast, only to re-emerge 2 miles south
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Young cancer survivor named 'honorary firefighter'rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Young cancer survivor named 'honorary firefighter'
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Prosecutor: Ammon Bundy had $8,000 cash when arrestedrules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Prosecutor: Ammon Bundy had $8,000 cash when arrested
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
5-old donates birthday money to copsrules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
5-old donates birthday money to cops
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Students from flooded school say donation from Taylor Swift will help them 'shake it off'rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Students from flooded school say donation from Taylor Swift will help them 'shake it off'
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Belmont responds to student's racially charged Snapchat postrules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Belmont responds to student's racially charged Snapchat post
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Shelter: Three-pawed kitten stolen while awaiting new familyrules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Shelter: Three-pawed kitten stolen while awaiting new family
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle sues homeowners $1.6 million for illegal tree cutting in West SeattleSEATTLE – The City of Seattle is suing people it says are responsible for illeg
Seattle sues homeowners $1.6 million for illegal tree cutting in West Seattle
KING5 Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
SEATTLE – The City of Seattle is suing people it says are responsible for illegally cutting 150 trees in West Seattle. City Attorney Pete Holmes says the city is seeking $1.6 million in damages. The tree cutting happened in January on 1.5 acres of... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Tualatin police ask for public’s help in identifying theft suspectrules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predic
Tualatin police ask for public’s help in identifying theft suspect
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
rules for hourly workers Retail and food-service workers will have more predictability with their schedules after the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a new law Monday requiring employers to schedule shifts 14 days in advance... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Ballardite speaks out after ‘Hugh Mungus’ viral controversycontroversy Ballard resident, Rudy Pantoja Jr. a.k.a. “Hugh Mungus” never drea
Ballardite speaks out after ‘Hugh Mungus’ viral controversy
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
controversy Ballard resident, Rudy Pantoja Jr. a.k.a. “Hugh Mungus” never dreamed he’d be accused of sexual harassment at Seattle City Council meeting for what he believed to be a playful redirection, and now after a video of the incident has gone... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Seattle sues homeowners $1.6 million for illegal tree cutting in West SeattleSEATTLE – The City of Seattle is suing people it says are responsible for illeg
Seattle sues homeowners $1.6 million for illegal tree cutting in West Seattle
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 7 days ago
SEATTLE – The City of Seattle is suing people it says are responsible for illegally cutting 150 trees in West Seattle. City Attorney Pete Holmes says the city is seeking $1.6 million in damages. The tree cutting happened in January on 1.5 acres of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
City files lawsuits, seeks $1.6M over cutting of 150 trees in West Seattle greenbeltSeattle City Attorney Pete Holmes is suing numerous people who officials believ
City files lawsuits, seeks $1.6M over cutting of 150 trees in West Seattle greenbelt
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes is suing numerous people who officials believe were involved in the illegal cutting down of more than 150 trees in a public greenbelt next to West Seattle view homes. Two lawsuits filed Tuesday in King County... Read more
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