Repercussions Could Come To Law Enforcement Who Refuse I-1639

‘State and local law enforcement must uphold Washington law.’

 

Tukwila Businesses Face Uncertain Future With Arrival Of Justice Center

Immigrant communities in Tukwila and SeaTac are under pressure.

 

Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Activists Fight Youth Incarceration

No New Youth Jail Coalition members send Valentines to King County officials asking them to reconsider funding priorities

 

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                                Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, January 8.

WSDOT Hopes ‘Viadoom’ Habits Continue

The department credits commuters with adapting to the closure and mitigating impacts.

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                                Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, January 8.

President’s Emergency Declaration Sparks Immediate Legal Backlash

Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team will sue the White House if federal funds originally intended for Washington state are interrupted.

Bill Targets Sexual Health Curriculum in Washington Schools

Senate Bill 5395 is co-sponsored by 17 Democratic representatives and introduced by Sen. Claire Wilson, D-Federal Way.

According to King County’s Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) annual report, Seattle had the highest rate of people using services at 36 percent of the total, followed by 31 percent from South King County, 18 percent from the greater Eastside, and 7 percent from north county including Shoreline.

Study Shows King County’s Treatment Funding Is Making Progress

A document on the county’s .1 percent health sales tax was accepted Wednesday by the county council.

According to King County’s Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) annual report, Seattle had the highest rate of people using services at 36 percent of the total, followed by 31 percent from South King County, 18 percent from the greater Eastside, and 7 percent from north county including Shoreline.
Children’s play area at Seadrunar. Photo by Lauren Davis via Facebook

The Seedy Side of Seadrunar

Public records reveal that Seattle drug rehab center was accused of neglecting children and clients in its care.

Children’s play area at Seadrunar. Photo by Lauren Davis via Facebook

Somali Community Faces SeaTac Displacement

Proposed redevelopment threatens the heart of the Somali business community.

14.1 Inches And Counting: Record-Breaking Snow Pounds King County

Several winter storms passed through the region, dumping more than 14 inches of snow.

My-Linh Thai Makes History as Washington’s First Refugee Legislator

The 41st district Democrat is an advocate for education and underrepresented communities.

Legislation Targets Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women Epidemic

Savanna’s Act co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA); Seattle and Washington rank among highest in nation

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

Mandatory MMR Vaccine Possible in Washington State

The measles outbreak slows as four new cases are confirmed in Oregon.

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

King County Cities Attract Development With Tax Exemption

A multifamily tax exemption is often touted as a powerful incentive, but its effectiveness may vary.

Rainier Beach High School. Architectsea/Wikipedia Commons

Rainier Beach High School Students’ Wish May Finally Come True

Students and Parents have lobbied for the renovation of Rainier Beach High School for years. The BEX V levy could be the answer.

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More Snow On The Way For Seattle

Crews work around the clock on roads; 50 percent chance of snow this Friday

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Puget Sound Companies Combine to Create Middle-Income Housing

Several are the same companies that opposed Seattle’s head tax last year.

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King County Provides Additional Shelter Space

Snow is falling all across King County, leading to a slew of problems.

Inslee Doubled His (Possible) Presidential Campaign Cash

The latest filing from the FEC shows he’s raised more than $242,000 since last October.

Proposal: Let Washington Dog Owners Appeal ‘Dangerous’ Breed Bans

28 cities have ordinances that restrict or ban ownership of pit bull terriers.