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County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

By Scott Schaefer On Monday, Sept. 17, the King County Council will likely vote to cut funding for tourism in the south end, yet allocate $135 million in taxpayer money to subsidize the upkeep of Safeco... [Read more]

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

By Virginia Wright There is a very important piece of legislation before the King County Council right now which could have a profound impact on the local cultural economy: arts and heritage organizations,... [Read more]

Local Attorney Fred Mendoza awarded MLK Medal of Distinguished Service

Local Attorney Fred Mendoza awarded MLK Medal of Distinguished Service

Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (right), with Martin Luther King, Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service recipient Fred Mendoza. Fred Mendoza has never strayed far from the South King County communities he was... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove announces candidacy for Julia Patterson’s Council seat

Dave Upthegrove announces candidacy for Julia Patterson’s Council seat

State Representative Dave Upthegrove on Tuesday (April 30) announced his campaign for King County Council Position #5, being vacated by Councilmember Julia Patterson, who is retiring this year. Born and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Our Latest Advertiser, Shawn McEvoy For King County Council

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser, Shawn McEvoy For King County Council

We’d like to welcome our latest Advertiser, Shawn McEvoy, running for King County Council, District 8. Here’s what Shawn would like us to share with our Readers: Thank you for taking the time... [Read more]

King Co. Council Candidates Show Differences At Lively B-Town Blog Forum

King Co. Council Candidates Show Differences At Lively B-Town Blog Forum

EDITOR’S NOTE: Our sister site The B-Town Blog hosted a forum Tuesday night (July 20th), and here their initial coverage of what turned out to be a very lively and informative forum (audio &... [Read more]

REMINDER: KIRO’s Dave Ross To Moderate Candidates Forum Tuesday

REMINDER: KIRO’s Dave Ross To Moderate Candidates Forum Tuesday

Our sister site The B-Town Blog wants to remind our readers of its next Candidates Forum, featuring the contenders vying for Dow Constantine’s former seat on the King County Council – including... [Read more]

Local Candidate Shawn McEvoy Holding Kick Off Party Tuesday, June 22nd

Local Candidate Shawn McEvoy Holding Kick Off Party Tuesday, June 22nd

Current Normandy Park City Councilmember and former Mayor Shawn McEvoy, running for the 8th District seat on the King County Council, will be holding a campaign kick off party on Tuesday, June 22nd from... [Read more]

Normandy Park’s Shawn McEvoy Running For King County Council

Normandy Park’s Shawn McEvoy Running For King County Council

On Thursday (May 20), former Normandy Park Mayor and current city councilmember Shawn McEvoy announced that he’s running for the King County Council seat in District 8, against State Sen Joe McDermott. This... [Read more]