Gov. Jay Inslee and NFIB, the state's largest and leading small-business association, are teaming up to make every Washingtonian aware of this coming Saturday's march on Main Street.
King County Executive Dow Constantine signed his proposal, approved by the King County Council, to make an historic investment of $28.4 million in capital improvement grants to 100 cultural facilities and projects across the County.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that Millennium Health laboratories will pay back $256 million to the states and federal government for illegal revenue gained through a kickback scheme designed to increase the number of laboratory tests it got paid to process. For Washington, this agreement will provide the state $426,000 in Medicaid reimbursement, which will be shared with the federal government.
Santa is own his way to the Black Diamond Community Center. On Friday, December 4th, the holiday lights will come on to start the holiday season in Black Diamond. Come enjoy caroling, hot chocolate, and cookies.
Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is issuing a Stage 1 burn ban for greater Pierce County.
Enumclaw offices close for holiday; garbage collections are a day early
Temporary closures became permanent Tuesday for both Chinook and Cayuse passes. Citing hazardous conditions, the state’s Department of Transportation closed both passes – traveled by state routes 410 and 123, respectively – on Nov. 16. On Nov. 24, DOT maintenance crews buttoned up the passes for the winter.
King County Elections certified the November 2015 General Election yesterday. A summary of final results is available below. Total voter turnout was 40 percent. The final electronic canvass results (e-Canvass), including precinct-by-precinct information, will be available on the Elections website by 4:30 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 25.
Metropolitan King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn championed the effort to allocate funds from the Building for Culture Program for the restoration of the Enumclaw Expo Center's historic Field House. A capital improvement grant for $77,026 will be awarded to the Enumclaw Expo Center for the restoration of the Field House, $47,000 more than the organization had previously expected.
Elected leaders in metropolitan regions across the country are signing a declaration written by King County Executive Dow Constantine welcoming refugees fleeing war-torn Syria.
In 2009, King County voters adopted a charter amendment protecting King County's "Curtain of Green" by providing enhanced protection to more than 150,000 acres of high conservation value property owned by King County. The Metropolitan King County Council has expanded that protection with its adoption of legislation adding 4,000 acres into the County's High Conservation Value Property Inventory.
Police were advised at 12:36 a.m. Nov. 15 of the possible attempted robbery of a customer at a Railroad Street location.
Police responded to an area near Chinook Park shortly before 10 a.m. Nov. 14 after hearing of shots coming from the adjacent wetlands.
Police took a report the afternoon of Nov. 14 involving an attempted case of shoplifting. Stolen items were retrieved at the Roosevelt Avenue location and the suspects were trespassed from the store.
An individual wanted on a Department of Corrections warrant arrived at the police station the morning of Nov. 13, surrendering to authorities. The subject was booked into jail.
A 20-year-old Buckley woman, Morgan Cope, died Sunday afternoon, the result of a two-vehicle collision in Eastern Washington.
Secretary of State Kim Wyman and Attorney General Bob Ferguson are reminding Washingtonians to make smart choices when giving money to charity and avoid unscrupulous solicitors during the upcoming holidays and afterward.
Last Monday, 100 years after an explosion at a mine in Ravensdale killed 31 miners, descendants along with other community members and leaders came together to remember.
Proposed updates to the regulations governing E-Cycle Washington, the state's recycling program for electronic products, would ensure consumers are informed about electronics recycling and improve data collection for the program.
An ordinance authorizing the executive to enter into the Agreement for Implementation of the Building for Culture Program by and between King County and 4Culture (Ordinance 2015-0471).