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The median price of a single-family home in King County has fluctuated by only $4,050 over the past six months, according to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

The median price of a single-family home in King County has fluctuated by only $4,050 over the past six months, according to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

  • Jun 2, 2008

A disservice to all of us

The Air Force decision awarding its next-generation aerial tanker contract to a consortium led by EADS/Airbus is a disservice to our servicemen and taxpayers, and is intrinsically flawed.

  • Jun 2, 2008

County councilman puts action in words

Thumbs up to Metropolitan King County Councilman Reagan Dunn for his efforts to reach out to constituents through other local governing bodies.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Briefly

Liz Fast, a Covington resident who helped save the life of an apparent heart attack victim, was honored last Thursday by American Red Cross as one of its 2008 Everyday Heroes.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Million-dollar plan for better animal care proposed

Major reforms to King County’s animal shelter program – and the public’s opinions about whether the county should even have a shelter program – were the expected topics when the County Council conducted a town hall meeting Monday.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Students Daniel Hiner

Dear Jordan: Thanks for caring

Dear Jordan: Thanks for caring

  • Jun 2, 2008
Students Daniel Hiner
At a meeting Monday for discussion of proposed improvements of King County’s animal shelters

Citizens speak on controversial animal shelters

Nearly 700 people attended a town hall meeting Monday to discuss the embattled King County animal shelter system, with dozens speaking their piece before the County Council.

  • Jun 2, 2008
At a meeting Monday for discussion of proposed improvements of King County’s animal shelters

Get it Right

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  • Jun 2, 2008
Speaking at a Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce meeting

The good, the bad and otherwise of Legislature

Legislators representing the 5th Legislative District, which includes Maple Valley, visited the Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce at its luncheon meeting Wednesday and offered the business group’s members their perspective on this year’s session of the Legislature.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Speaking at a Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce meeting

Briefly

Free seminar on joint replacements hosted by Valley Medical

  • Jun 2, 2008

King County below rest of state in unemployment

While Washington’s unemployment rate rose slightly, King County had the lowest rate – 3.6 percent – statewide in March, according to the state Employment Security Department.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Dino Rossi

Rossi: Build more freeway starting at MV Highway

Gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi would push for an eight-lane bridge across Lake Washington, not impose tolls until the bridge is completed and add lanes to Interstate 405 between Bellevue and the Maple Valley Highway.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Dino Rossi
Governor Christine Gregoire

Gregoire gets rolling in south King County

Gov. Christine Gregoire launched her re-election campaign April 7 in south King County, a few feet from where she once sat after school while her single mother cooked flapjacks and flipped burgers.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Governor Christine Gregoire
Jeff and Carrie Nass introduce their daughter

Play it safe in the water

Drowning deaths in Washington have declined steadily the past 20 years but still happen more often than the national rate, according to the state Department of Health.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Jeff and Carrie Nass introduce their daughter

Briefly

The Covington Days Festival Committee is scheduled to meet at 1:30 p.m. this Friday at Covington City Hall.

  • Jun 2, 2008

HOT lane will bring about changes

South King County-area drivers soon will face the first of many big changes associated with the State Route 167 HOT (high-occupancy toll) lanes pilot project between Auburn and Renton.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Anthony Hemstad

New hospital commissioner squeezed

A new member of the elected board that oversees Valley Medical Center faces an uncertain future on the board with a change of meeting times on Monday evenings.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Anthony Hemstad

Search begins for parks director

Covington is looking to fill a pair of significant positions at City Hall before the end of this summer.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Briefly

Issaquah-Hobart Road to be studied

  • Jun 2, 2008