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We all thought we were in this fight with the coronavirus together, based on what the experts have been telling us are the rewards of… Continue reading
If it didn’t feel so normal, we might forget about the coronavirus and the impact it has had on our lives. Gov. Jay Inslee has… Continue reading
The 2021 session of the Washington State Legislature was dominated by the Democrats, who controlled both Houses and the governor’s office and was one of… Continue reading
Since 1854, when Washington was a territory, inquests have been required whenever a person dies from interaction with a police officer. That requirement is now… Continue reading
How two South King County cities are addressing the program.
King County Executive Dow Constantine was expected to win the August primary, and his likely goal was to break 50%, which makes it hard for… Continue reading
COVID-19 has made the workplace more hazardous because the virus, particularly the delta variant, gets transmitted by air and proximity to infected people. What value… Continue reading
With the Aug. 3 primary election, the public will narrow the field to the finalists as only the top two advance in each position to… Continue reading
Here’s a tale of two United States Supreme Court decisions — one right and one wrong. Despite two clear examples of discrimination, the court ruled… Continue reading
Many Americans continue to be hesitant to get the COVID vaccine, even though President Joe Biden has been given high approval ratings for his handling… Continue reading
Each one of the cities outside Seattle faces the same problems Seattle has faced when it comes to homelessness because homelessness does not recognize city… Continue reading
A common stereotype is that homeless people are all hooked on drugs — but sometimes a job loss, death in the family, rent increase or… Continue reading
A few weeks ago, we looked at local races for King County government, along with cities, school boards and special purpose districts for 2021. Candidates… Continue reading
The violence must stop. And our elected officials have the ability to stop it.
In most King County election races, the incumbent has all of the advantages, and the races are rarely competitive. But this year could be different.… Continue reading
A record 646 candidates in King County cities have filed for local offices.
There isn’t much positive about what we have all been through the last year with the coronavirus. But a couple of areas should be at… Continue reading
The death of George Floyd at the knee of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin may have thrust Floyd into the role of history maker and… Continue reading
One of the more creative methods for treating drug users is the Seattle-King County Public Health’s needle exchange program, which seeks to reduce the spread… Continue reading
Fortunately, the Sound Transit Board of Directors will make the final decision on the location of the south operations maintenance facility (OMF) rather than officials… Continue reading