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Bud Sizemore appointed to Gambling Commission
Former Mayor Pro Tem and Covington City Councilman Bud Sizemore was appointed as commissioner to the Washington State Gambling Commission by Gov. Inslee.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
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PHOTOS: 'Citizens of the Year' honored at Monday night's council meeting
Just before the start of Monday night's City Council meeting, the 2014 "Citizens of the Year" were honored at City Hall for making "significant contributions to the community."
Sun Apr 20, 2014
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Romanian couple accused of laundering millions in Yelm
Federal authorities believe a Romanian couple on the run from their government set up shop in Yelm and might have laundered millions of dollars in ill-gotten money through real estate and business investments in Thurston County and elsewhere in Western Washington.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
2014 Philip K. Dick Award
The winner of the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award was announced on Friday, April 18, at Norwescon 37, in SeaTac, Washington, and the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2013 in the U.S.A. is: The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually with the support of the Philip K. Dick Trust for ... (more)
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House fire displaces family of seven in SeaTac Friday
A family of seven has been forced out of their house following a fire in the 19000 block of 32nd Ave South in SeaTac.
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Burien Police make major drug bust, seize guns, $400,000 in cash
The Burien Police Department seized $400,000 in cash, along with drugs and guns after serving a search warrant on a car and two homes this week.
a oeSustainable Wages Seattlea Warns...
"The people that want this increase would like the public to believe there is no evidence raising the minimum wage would cost jobs.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Progress, challenges as Medicaid rolls swell in state
Heather Hawley said being on Medicaid will give her an option to having to go to the ER for care.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Waterland Blog
Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound
Highline cities have weathered the recession and now their economic futures look bright, mayors of four area cities told members of the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, April 11. Mayors Lucy Krakowiak , Burien, Dave Kaplan , Des Moines, Mia Gregerson , SeaTac, and Jim Haggerton , Tukwila, all said at the annual luncheon that ... (more)
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Bellevue College Earth Week to explore 'Eco-topia'
Bellevue College will hold its 15th annual Earth Week celebration April 21-26, exploring the theme "Create an Eco-topia," with a series of lectures and special events to promote environmental awareness and the sustainable use of our planet's resources.
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Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce's Mayor's Luncheon is Friday
The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will hold its April Membership Luncheon this Friday, April 11, at the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
This Graph Shows Why We Need To Raise The Minimum Wage
With over four years passed since the last national minimum wage increase to $7.25 an hour, states, cities, and counties across the U.S. have taken action to raise their wages well above that level.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Newcastle City Council roundup - April 1
The Newcastle City Council held its first meeting of the month April 1. Here is the Cliffs Notes version of what happened at City Hall.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Marching through a record-breaking rainfall in Seattle
As reported in the media, there's no question that rainfall totals in the month of March for western Washington were high.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Failed robbery tops police blotter
Attempted armed robbery results in crash and discharge According to the SeaTac Police, an attempted armed robbery of a man driving a vehicle resulted in the crashing of the vehicle and firing of a weapon.
Workers Risk Getting Fired And Waging Legal Battles Over A $15 Minimum Wage
In November, the people of the town of SeaTac, Washington, which surrounds the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, voted to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour .
Sat Mar 29, 2014
This week in the War on Workers: Mississippi legislature aims to pass all possible anti-union laws
Mississippi has not been what you'd call a pro-union state, but it's really hammering that point home this week, with the state Senate passing not one, not two, but THREE anti-union bills and sending them to Gov. Phil Bryant for his signature: Senate Bill 2473 would make it illegal to coerce a business into staying neutral in a union drive or to ... (more)
Machinists union reform group revs up its campaign
Jason Redrup, a business representative of District Lodge 751, is running for one of eight vice president positions of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Opposition group wants public vote on higher minimum wage in Seattle
A newly formed group, Sustainable Wages Seattle, says voters should have the right to decide whether the city will "radically increase" its minimum wage above the state's $9.34 an hour wage.