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Orca Lift: Helping those who depend on public transportation

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 11:00AM

King County's new $1.50 low income transit fare, Orca Lift, goes into effect on March 1. Orca lift gives residents a cheaper alternative to get to school, work, health appointments and key services they need. This valuable program will help many residents in our region who are struggling to make ends meet.

 

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Today's cartoon | Feb. 22, 2015

  • Feb 22, 2015 at 8:00AM

Using electronic devices while driving is a hard habit to break.

Today's cartoon | Feb. 20, 2015

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 9:00AM

Looking for new items in stores? Still stuck in a shipping container.

Gratitude for strong partnerships when life hangs in the balance

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 12:00PM

The Life Sciences Discovery Fund was created to support life sciences research and development in Washington state. When applied to health care and medicine, this research and development has the potential to save lives.

Keep minimum wage the same across the state | Editorial

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 10:00AM

The $15 an hour minimum wage got another twist this week with a bill introduced in the state Senate. Sen. Mark Miloscia, R-Federal Way, would take away local authority to raise the minimum wage while pegging the statewide minimum wage to new standards. It’s an idea that has merit and deserves attention.

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