Wed, 09/14/05

hurricane relief

By Rebekah Schilperoort

Many Ballard residents, business and organizations are rolling up their sleeves in an effort to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. The Category 5 hurricane pounded the Gulf Coast and led to…MORE


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King County Transit is looking beyond asphalt for transportation options in the coming years.

Harkening back to the days of the Mosquito Fleet, when hundreds of boats carried people as well as mail, merchandise and supplies around Puget…MORE


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The Port of Seattle recently signed an agreement on an airport environmental permit with two groups that have been among its sharpest critics.

Port officials, along with the heads of Citizens Against Sea-Tac Expansion (…MORE

Wed, 09/14/05

Four firefighters from the SeaTac Fire Department are working in the Gulf Coast region devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

Capt. John Gallup and Firefighters Don Nelson, Shane Sklandany and Matt Tarabochia are assisting the Federal Emergency…MORE

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A financial adviser hired to recommend new ways to pay for the monorail presented a plan to cut costs from $11 billion paid over 50 years to $7 billion that could be paid off in 39 years.

Kevin Phelps predicts revenue from Seattle's motor…MORE

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Chopping the cost of the Green Line from a ridiculed $11 billion to $7 billion puts the monorail project back into the "realm of reasonableness," said Cleve Stockmeyer, a member of the Seattle Monorail Project board of directors.

Last week…MORE

Wed, 09/14/05

Burien residents are invited to learn more about their city at two community meetings that will be held in neighborhood schools.

These community meetings focus on the city's various programs and services, and not on any one topic.



Wed, 09/14/05

Early morning Sept. 7, a Seattle Police Department SWAT team was sent to an apartment building near the southwest corner of Northwest 67th St. and 24th Avenue Northwest in search of a murder suspect. The police had received a tip from the…MORE

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When Des Moines-area voters go to the polls in the Sept. 20 primary election, they will be asked if they want to merge Fire District 26 with the Federal Way Fire Department.

The proposal to combine the Des Moines and Federal Way…MORE


Wed, 09/14/05

Dwight Pelz has spent the last eight years serving on the Metropolitan King County Council, but said he now wants to try his hand at the many "exciting decisions facing the Seattle City Council."

Besides the fact that Pelz' seat on the…MORE

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