Northwest NEWS

September 10, 2001

Local News

Candidates assess challenges of sought-after offices

*Voters looking for last-minute "inspiration" before casting their ballots in the Sept. 18 primary election may wish to glance at what the candidates feel are the most important issues facing their offices.

Emerging majority steps forward

*Over one-third of households in King County include a member with a significant disability. That 39 percent is steadily increasing and becoming an emerging majority in our community.