Aaron Kunkler

Tukwila Businesses Face Uncertain Future With Arrival Of Justice Center

Immigrant communities in Tukwila and SeaTac are under pressure.

 

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.

 

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.

King County Cities Attract Development With Tax Exemption

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

More Snow On The Way For Seattle

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

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

Puget Sound Companies Combine to Create Middle-Income Housing

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

Photo by Tiffany Von Arnim/Flickr

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.

King County Struggles to Fund Roads and Bridges

The program is underfunded by roughly $250 million annually.

2019 Will Be a Crowded Year for Seattle City Council Races

Some 21 candidates have already filed to run in the city’s seven competitive races.

Local Salmon Face Dire Future Amid Effects Of Climate Change

At least two local salmon species in the Puget Sound region may be near the end of their ability to naturally reproduce.

King County Council Approves Fossil Fuel Moratorium

Six-month moratorium on new fossil fuel infrastructure was narrowly approved.

Freight Or Fire: King County’s Trash Problem

Should we ship away waste or build an incinerator?

Quadrant and Iris performing at Le Bikini nightclub in France. Photo by Thomas Feugas

Seattle’s First Family of Drum and Bass

Leigh and Karen Caplan (Quadrant and Iris) are key producers in Seattle thriving underground electronic music scene.

Quadrant and Iris performing at Le Bikini nightclub in France. Photo by Thomas Feugas

South King County Coalition Targets Affordable Housing

Rent and housing increases have hit south end communities particularly hard.

Microsoft Will Invest $500 Million Toward Regional Housing

The money will be used to subsidize and preserve low- and middle-income housing.

Exit Poll Indicates Washington Voters Still Support Climate Change Action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

Dembowski Selected to Chair King County Council

Dembowski will take over the position from Joe McDermott, who served as chair for three years.

King County Considers Building 44,000 Affordable Housing Units By 2024

A report on housing released in December was accepted by the King County Council on Monday.