County Council expands access to voting | King County

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 2:00PM

Fifty years after President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Federal Voting Rights Act into law, the Metropolitan King County Council today gave its unanimous approval to broadening the historic law’s standards in King County by requiring voting materials be translated into additional languages, starting with Spanish and Korean.


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Auditor’s office just fine without Kelley | The Petri Dish

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 1:00PM

When the state’s duly elected auditor disappears while in office does anyone notice beyond the shadow of the Capitol dome? Doesn’t seem like it.

It seems Oxford missed just a few | Our Corner

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 4:40PM

The Oxford English Dictionary announced in June approximately 500 words have been added to its dictionary. The article about the added words made me all warm and fuzzy inside, as if I had just opened a gift of eight-track cassettes of C-Span’s Book TV - the greatest hits.

Open up | Editorial Cartoon

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 12:00PM

When will Microsoft open up it's doors (and Windows) to the IRS?

Sunday bowling and time with Dad | In The Day

  • Jul 18, 2015 at 11:00AM

Before The Summit on Enumclaw’s Roosevelt Avenue was a church, it was a bowling alley. Back in 1980-something when I was in afternoon kindergarten at Kibler Elementary, I frequented this bowling alley once a week with my dad. There was some sort of dairy farmer league in the mornings. So, after the chores were done and before the afternoon milking started, the Plateau dairymen gathered for some friendly competition.

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