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Council asking voters for $6 million on fall ballot

bond proposal The City Council will ask voters this fall for just enough money to buy the Sorenson School District site for a Civic Center: $6 million dollars by way of General Obligation (GO) Bonds requiring 60 percent approval in the primary election.

Regional transit plan on November ballot

regional transit plan This fall, voters will be asked if they want to foot a $3.9 billion plan for more HOV express lanes, regional express buses, commuter rail, and electric light-rail to solve congestion and improve traffic flow between Everett and Tacoma.

New Community Services Coordinator in place at City Hall

New Community Services Coordinator The city that believes you can never have too much customer service has hired Marie Stakes as its Community Services Coordinator, a position newly created by the city in an effort to provide even better "red-carpet treatment."

County opens new center

King County Community Service Center There's good news for anyone who's been through the hassle of driving to the King County Courthouse in Seattle, only to endlessly roam the halls in search of a license. Last week, the King County Community Service Center was officially opened.

Developmentally disabled man drowns in Bear Creek

man drowns Those who knew and worked with Brian Morgart said the peaceful surroundings, meandering trails, and winding creek where he lived were what helped turn him around so he could begin defining himself and enjoying life.

News from the Metropolitan King County Council

Metropolitan King County Council by Louise Miller, Vice Chair, District 4 Representative
A recent report presented to the King County Board of Health indicates the Bothell-Woodinville area has one of the lowest teen pregnancy rates in King County.

Civil Air Patrol looking for new members

Civil Air Patrol The Northshore Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol Search and Rescue is looking for new talent in many areas.