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Mayor Pauly reacts to I-976; city plans face uncertainty

Passing of the initiative could have major consequences for Issaquah.

 

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                                Dr. Nse Ekpo is the new Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra conductor.

IPO welcomes new conductor

Dr. Ense Ekpo will conduct his first concert with IPO on Nov. 25.

 

Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

Election analysis: Eastside cities largely voted against I-976

Most Eastside cities weren’t swayed by I-976, though more voters approved it than the county average.

 

Skyline sexual assault survivors go forward with lawsuit. File photo

ISD lawsuit trial date delayed until next spring

Skyline sexual assault survivors go forward with lawsuit.

Skyline sexual assault survivors go forward with lawsuit. File photo

King County will challenge legality of I-976

County Executive Dow Constantine: ‘We must clean up another mess that Tim Eyman has created for our state, our region, and our economy’

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King County Flood Control District to vote on 2020 budget

The budget will fund a variety of programs across the county.

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A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Judge rules Value Village deceived customers

The King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity.

  • Nov 8, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office
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City to upgrade traffic cameras

Council approves replacing 12-year-old system.

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I-976 is passing, worrying transit advocates

The initiative promises $30 car tabs, but opponents say it will destroy state transit infrastructure.

Voters are narrowly rejecting affirmative action

The no camp on affirmative action is winning by just over one point.

Gallinger leads ISD Pos. 3; Weaver leads ISD Pos. 5

Preliminary results came in Tuesday night.

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King County Council incumbents ahead, with the exception of Gossett

Preliminary results are in for the King County Council races.

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Hall leads council Pos. 2; Flood leads council Pos. 3

Preliminary results came in Tuesday night.

Eastside, Bothell firefighters depart to battle California blaze

Team comprised of Seattle, Eastside, Bothell, Valley Regional, and Duvall fire department members.

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King County Council authorizes staff to draft road levy ballot measure

The county is projected to run out of capital funding for roads and bridges by 2025.

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Issaquah City Hall. File photo
Issaquah City Hall. File photo

King County parents are still struggling with child care

A new report looks at the effects on parents here and across the state.

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King County studies broadband access

A report due to the council in January could show opportunities for expansion.

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A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

Luxury apartments: Who’s buying King County?

Wealthy investors jack up housing prices in Seattle and beyond.

A new study argues that many luxury apartment units in Seattle are vacant, damaging the surrounding communities. (Screenshot on Google)

West Point Treatment Plant report due in January

The report will look at ways to keep adequate power flowing to the plant after a July spill.