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After years of planning, public meetings and studies by various groups and commissions, the City Council on Tuesday will likely vote on the proposed Town Center Plan, which is an amendment to the city’s Comprehensive Plan.
A King County Sheriff’s deputy sits just beyond the turnstiles, beeping because someone didn’t have a key card. Behind the deputy is a chain-link cage, guarded by a fingerprint scanner. Fifty-nine security cameras are recording in the building’s eight security zones. All visitors are wearing badges. Most doors automatically shut in 30 seconds. The King County Elections Building is a secure place. And it should be. The building, on Renton’s Southwest Grady Way, is the place where elections are managed for the state’s biggest county.
When Manoj Gupta and his wife Vinaya Kulkarni purchased their home at 103 245th Place S.E. in 2003, they were careful.
This time last year, 12-year-old Robert Heimerman’s grades and sports playing abilities were hovering around average. He got mostly Cs and ran in the back of the pack during football. Now he is getting mostly As, and has added basketball, baseball and track to his repertoire.
Their old team might be in the dumps, but that didn’t stop former Mariners Jeff Nelson and Jay Buhner from smiling as they signed autographs at a Children’s Hospital fundraising event at the Issaquah Costco last week.
Hydroplanes, hot rods and hogs will converge next weekend at the Tastin’ n Racin’ festival at Lake Sammamish State Park.
Youngsters from around the Eastside converged at the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery this week for a morning of “fishy” fun during the “Salmon Sleuths” program.
The districtwide Issaquah PTSA Council announced last week that Executive Director of Elementary and Middle Schools Ron Thiele is this year’s Outstanding Educator.
A 19-year-old Kirkland man was arrested on the evening of May 2 in the 23100 block of Northeast Eighth Street on suspicion of reckless driving, consumption of alcohol by a minor and driving while intoxicated, a report said. The officer wrote that he was waiting at a stoplight one car behind the suspect, and when the light turned green, the vehicle sped away.
They rocked, they rolled, they raised money.
The second week of May is a celebration of Mother’s Day, so now is the time to see if you are being a good parent to your plants. They need food, water and your love and protection, but all gardeners must understand that plants in a garden also need discipline.
The Lake Washington Schools Foundation (LWSF) held its third annual Legacy for Learning Luncheon April 30 at the Juanita High School Field House. Master of ceremonies, KING 5 TV news anchor Dennis Bounds — who’s also a proud Lake Washington School District (LWSD) parent — introduced speakers who shared good news about magic made possible through LWSF grants.
Students in art classes at Museo on the Plateau have been hard at work all year, learning about other artists and new techniques, dreaming and creating.
The fourth week of April is the time to start feeding your vegetables, roses and flower beds, because plants that you want to produce need energy now. Liquid plant foods work the fastest, but don’t last as long in the soil. Slow-release and organic plant foods such as blood meal or alfalfa pellets (rabbit food) give plants a lower and slower dose of nitrogen, but continue to feed plants over an extended time.
It all started back in December, when six 4th grade students from Discovery Elementary School formed a team to compete at the 2008 Destination ImagiNation Regional Tournament in Bellevue.