Tue, 08/01/06

Summer has arrived in the Northwest and the American Automobile Association encourages motorists to take extra precautions before leaving home that may prevent vehicle breakdowns and heat related illnesses.

"When the temperature outside…MORE

Tue, 08/01/06

should go onto the 2006 ballot

A group calling itself Seattle schools supporters says voters deserve the chance to vote on two school initiatives this fall, despite a lawsuit intended to block the measures.

The two initiatives would…MORE

Tue, 08/01/06

Construction plans and ideas for keeping the viaduct open and moving during the Alaskan Way viaduct and seawall replacement project were released last week.

"Regardless of what we build, the project is located in the same dense urban area…MORE

Tue, 08/01/06

The King County Council has voted to make King County the largest local jurisdiction in the nation to conduct all elections by mail.

The new system will be in effect after the infrastructure is in place. The council appropriated $1,635,446…MORE

Tue, 08/01/06

Port of Seattle Chief Executive Officer Mic Dinsmore has said he will leave his position early next year.

Dinsmore has been chief executive for 14 years, the longest tenure in that position in the Port's 95-year history.



Tue, 08/01/06

The Seattle School board voted 5-2 to approve superintendent Raj Manhas' final recommendations on school closures, after a tense special meeting last week.

The merger of the Fairmount Park Elementary program at High Point Elementary sailed…MORE

Tue, 08/01/06

Recruiting violations caught up with Chief Sealth High School last week when the school's back-to-back state basketball championships were taken away by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.

The statewide association…MORE

Tue, 08/01/06

Highline-area Medic One paramedics will be among the beneficiaries of the Northwest Vehicle Nationals Car Show fundraiser in Covington.

Proceeds from the event on Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Covington Wal-Mart will benefit the Medic One…MORE

Tue, 08/01/06

More than 50 students from West Seattle, Chief Sealth and Cleveland high schools who came close to passing the Washington Assessment of Student Learning exam are enrolled in a new Summer College program to boost their chances of passing the test…MORE

Tue, 08/01/06

The July 26 Times/News erroneously reported that if Seattle annexes either all or part of North Highline, water customers in Burien will see a sharp increase in their rates. However, only Burien residents who are ratepayers in Water District 20…MORE

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