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Patty Murray’s Unlikely Hill Climb

The rise of the Senate’s original soccer mom.

 

Don’t Close the Book on Elliott Bay Bridge

An engineer says his patent could make it a more feasible replacement for the viaduct.

 

 After a year of promising to give us their much-anticipated viaduct solution

After a year of promising to give us their much-anticipated viaduct solution before the curtain closed on 2008, Gov. Chris Gregoire, King County Executive Ron… Continue reading

 

    Or a shit-ton of fries! Never one to shy away from

Or a shit-ton of fries! Never one to shy away from a gimmick, Dick's Drive-In owner Dick Spady is sponsoring a first-ever poster contest for… Continue reading

  While we wait for our esteemed leaders to announce their preferred choice

While we wait for our esteemed leaders to announce their preferred choice for rebuilding the Viaduct-- an edict likely to still get worked over by… Continue reading

The Mayor’s New Homeless Shelter Has a Catch

It’s not letting in just anybody.

   Burien and Seattle, who have been fighting for years over which city

Burien and Seattle, who have been fighting for years over which city was going to get to encircle White Center and North Highline into its… Continue reading

Viaduct’s Fate Lies With the Legislature

City planners, the mayor, and the city council can play favorites, but Olympia will be footing the bill and making the call.

 A SurveyUSA Poll out last week found that only 35 percent of

A SurveyUSA Poll out last week found that only 35 percent of those asked approve of the job Ron Sims is doing as King County… Continue reading

 According to Congress Daily, Inslee’s still in the running for Interior Secretary,

According to Congress Daily, Inslee's still in the running for InteriorSecretary, and also on a long list of potential nominees to head the Energy Department.… Continue reading

 Ted Maroutsos doesn’t mind being left off the list of names now

Ted Maroutsos doesn't mind being left off the list of names now circulating among the who's who for the Elections Director post. In fact, it… Continue reading

Another Step for Gentrification in Columbia City?

Local shop owners are at odds over a proposed Business Improvement Association.

CHHIP’s Hot Dog Bill Called Into Question

A report claims they misused funds, but the director calls the fundraiser a success.

 After more than a year of trying to gain approval from the

After more than a year of trying to gain approval from the courts to begin an effort to recall Port Commissioner Pat Davis, Chris Clifford… Continue reading

Is Sims Already Gone?

The county executive insists he’s up for another four years atop a county in crisis. But some say his head’s in the clouds.

Million-Dollar Cans Shining Again

The new owner of self-cleaning toilets is happier than a pig in ... silver.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the Republican who represents the eastern third of

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the Republican who represents the eastern third of the state and easily won reelection to a third term, got a special… Continue reading

Voters on Election Day approved allowing the county council to draw up

Voters on Election Day approved allowing the county council to draw up qualifications for elected offices. They're not wasting any time. Today, the council unanimously… Continue reading

After seriously considering a bid for elections director, King County Council Chairwoman

After seriously considering a bid for elections director, King County Council Chairwoman Julia Patterson has decided to keep her day job. Says Patterson:While it was… Continue reading

It may be the job that you all think should be elected,

It may be the job that you all think should be elected, not appointed, but apparently no body wants to run for it. King County… Continue reading