Council wary of TRF freeze proposal
The developers of downtown's retail project, TRF-Pacific, have approached the city with a proposal to freeze the development regulations for a 10-year period while their project is completed.
Council denies Wedge development appeals
In a 4-3 vote, the City Council endorsed the hearing examiner's approval of two proposed projects in the Wedge community that would place 32 single-family homes on four acres.
Enough water for Northridge?
Opponents of the Northridge urban planned development tried to bring new information before the King County Council last Friday, contending that Seattle may not have enough water for the mini-city planned for Novelty Hill Road.
New deputy fire chief in Bothell
Captain Ronald B. Zsigmondovics has been promoted to the position of Deputy Chief for Bothell Fire and E.M.S.
Food stamp changes noted
The State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is mailing notices this week to more than 200,000 people affected by new food stamp eligibility requirements or rule changes that will reduce the value of stamps they receive.
Locke signs 1997 budget
On Dec. 6, in one of his last actions as King County executive, Gary Locke signed the $3.2 billion capital and operating budget for 1997.
Tax returns by phone
To encourage American taxpayers to file their returns by phone next year, the Internal Revenue Service will send more than 22 million of them a TeleFile tax package with a worksheet instead of a tax form.