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Whether you like the name or not, “ShoWare” is now part of the Kent landscape. The Kent City Council on Tuesday inked an agreement with ShoWare by VisionOne, Inc., for the California-based company to put its name on our nearly built arena.
We’re still a long way out from Christmas, even though one Seattle radio station is already playing holiday music around the clock, and gift catalogs… Continue reading
While out for a jog the other day (a jog that turned into a sprint when a German shepherd came after me), I noticed a “For Lease” sign sitting in the empty window of a failed restaurant. After the dog got distracted and ran after a bicyclist, I strolled back to the restaurant and peered in the window.
One of the interesting dynamics of law enforcement is the incredibly wide spectrum of issues and problems we face each day.
It happened on a rainy election night. The candidate I was supporting had lost. I was in my apartment, looking at the TV late at night, nothing but infomercials. I didn’t pay any attention to it because my mind was filled with fear and other conflicting emotions. The man I had supported for mayor of Seattle had lost. He lost to Seattle’s first black mayor, Norm Rice.
I'd spent my whole life waiting for this moment and there was no way 3,000 miles was going to keep me from it. As a lifelong Philadelphia sports fan, I have not had much to cheer about. I was 4 the last time the Phillies won the World Series.
Treasure isn’t just gold. Treasures can possibly be the smallest thing that separates you from the ordinary. Whether you have the opportunity to work and support yourself, or you get the chance to go to Disneyland, treasures make each individual special.
So, let me get this straight. You’re hanging out in Kent. You’ve got a big truck and you’re bored. What to do, what to do...
Here we go again. The Democrats and Sen. Barack Obama said they would talk about issues, and were not going to play the race card. Unfortunately, that is exactly what has happened, and the Republicans have fallen right into the trap.
King County Executive Ron Sims transmitted his proposed 2009 budget to King County Council Oct. 13. As expected his “balanced” budget proposal responds to an approximately $93 million deficit.
You’ve probably heard the news. King County is facing a $93 million budget shortfall for 2009, close to 10 percent of its general fund. This is one of the worst deficits our county government has ever experienced.
Season’s greetings to you! I mean the flu and cold season, of course. Unlike other seasons, we are advised not to celebrate this one, but to avoid it. That’s why I decided to get a flu shot the other day and skip the flu holidays altogether.