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  1. Seattle targets inequality, this time on public transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... said, Seattle's economy could choke. "I would characterize this as a safety valve," said Dow Constantine, the King County executive and chairman of Sound Transit, a transportation agency serving multiple counties in the region. From 1999 to 2012, ...

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  2. Seattle to offer discount transit fares to low-income ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... said, Seattle's economy could choke. "I would characterize this as a safety valve," said Dow Constantine , the King County executive and chairman of Sound Transit, a transportation agency serving multiple counties in the region. From 1999 to 2012, ...

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  3. Groundbreaking for new White Center Library will be Thursday, March 19Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | The White Center Blog

    ... to the east and behind Yarington's Funeral Home. is underway for a new 10,000 square foot library, which the King County Library System says will have "more materials, computers, wireless access, and space for children and teens." Tell us what ...

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  4. Happy Birthday Burien! The city was incorporated 22 years ago todayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Waterland Blog

    ... direct political influence the unincorporated area had on local government was through a single member of the King County Council and the county executive. Currently, Burien's population is 49,858, since adding around 14,000 residents with ...

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  5. Northshore's Secondary Academy for Success recognized for water conservation and pollution preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Bothell Reporter

    More than 200 schools from 33 cities throughout King County are reducing waste and recycling, conserving resources, and reducing costs with help from the King County Green Schools Program. The Northshore School District's Secondary Academy for Success was honored for completing Green School actions and education.

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  6. ‘Paul’ Patu, South Pacific Islander advocate, dies at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    ... hired him to coordinate services for South Pacific Islander students, a role he filled until retiring in 2003. King County Councilmember Larry Gossett, a longtime friend of the Patu family, said Mr. Patu was an unpretentious worker who always wanted ...

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  7. King County Green Schools program recognizes Kent schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kent Reporter

    The King County Solid Waste Division's Green Schools program recently recognized East Hill and Horizon elementary schools for their conservation and cost-saving efforts. More than 200 schools from 33 cities in the country are working to reduce waste and recycling, conserve resources and reduce costs with help from the program.

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  8. Downtown Kent on the upswing says retiring city planning directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kent Reporter

    ... High School graduate. Satterstrom and his wife are Kent-Meridian High graduates and live in unincorporated King County, just outside of Kent. He moved to Kent at age 12 when his family relocated from Minnesota. The couple will leave soon for an ...

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  9. Farewell, Mr. Groshart! | Reporter editor retires after 28 years on EastsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bellevue Reporter

    ... do that as we please." In 1987 Groshart joined the Journal-American, which became the Eastside Journal, then the King County Journal when it merged with the South County Journal. That paper would be sold to Sound Publishing at the end of 2006 and ...

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  10. The Estates at Sugarloaf Mountain Courts Seattle Homebuyers with New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    ... gated neighborhood in Maple Valley, is offering homebuyers something they haven't been able to find before in King County - large hillside custom home sites paired with access to the highly regarded Tahoma School District and the ability to build ...

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  11. Out of the Past: Teens invited to play ball in Australia; Thieves steal game department gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    ... School gym in an opener preceding a Kiwanis basketball game. The young hoopsters take the floor at 7 p.m. a The King County Sheriff's office reported the theft of several items from a State Game Department truck which was parked at the Tokul Creek ...

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  12. Man may have lured girl via FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    The King County sheriff's office says a 35-year-old Seattle man used Facebook to lure a 12-year-old from her school in Renton. The sheriff's office says the man messaged the girl, who came out of Meeker Middle School on Jan. 30 and got into his van.

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  13. Gratitude for strong partnerships when life hangs in the balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Bellevue Reporter

    ... Resuscitation, leveraging the strengths of the region's emergency care system. Partners such as the Medic One/King County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division of Public Health - Seattle & King County, the University of Washington, Philips ...

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  14. Accused murderer's ex: She's a liar and manipulatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KOMO News

    ... right I was, that was insignificant. She was right at the end of the conversation. You will do what she says." King County sheriff's detectives say Anderson's interview after the Christmas Eve murders was jammed with inconsistencies from an hour of ...

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  15. Federal Way officials should put money where their mouths are | Inside PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Federal Way Mirror

    ... to Seattle, Tacoma, Kent, or Auburn is not a solution." And since there are already 26 other shelters in South King County, having one in Federal Way would seem more like an equal sharing of responsibility. State Sen. Mark Miloscia also announced at ...

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  16. STEM High School students create aquifer education programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Redmond Reporter

    When the Lake Washington School District was planning to develop and construct Nikola Tesla STEM High School , one concern community members had was that the chosen location in unincorporated King County near Redmond is the site of an aquifer recharge zone. In order to ensure water in the aquifer, a natural water-purification system that provides drinking water for about half of Redmond, remains as clean as possible, certain steps were taken during construction.

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  17. Kent School Board to release names of superintendent finalists on March 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kent Reporter

    ... until Vargas' successor can be found. The Kent School District serves over 70 square miles of south King County including the cities of Kent, Covington, and portions of Auburn, Black Diamond, Maple Valley, Renton, and SeaTac. It is one of the most ...

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  18. County Councilmembers introduce legislation for up to 12 weeks of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kent Reporter

    Metropolitan King County Council members on Thursday introduced legislation that would guarantee working moms and dads employed by the county up to 12 weeks in paid parental leave after a birth, adoption or new placement of a foster child. "It is past time that the United States join the ranks of every single other developed nation in the world, and ensure that new moms and dads have an opportunity to bond with their child without sacrificing the very wages needed to support a family," said Dembowski in a media release.

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  19. Dembowski helps introduce legislation establishing paid parental leave for county employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kirkland Reporter

    Metropolitan King County Councilmembers introduced legislation on Feb. 26 that would guarantee working moms and dads employed by King County up to 12 weeks in paid parental leave after a birth, adoption, or new placement of a foster child. The legislation was authored by Councilmember Rod Dembowski and is co-sponsored by Councilmembers Jane Hague and Larry Gossett.

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  20. Deputies arrest man accused of kidnapping Kent girl, 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    King County Sheriff's detectives arrested a 34-year-old Seattle man Tuesday in connection with the luring and kidnapping of a 12-year-old girl from her Kent school. The man reportedly became acquainted with the girl on Facebook, where he used an image of a puppy as his profile photo, court records say.

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