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2017

29
DEC

Lucy, Bella continue to dominate Bellevue and Newcastle top pet names
The list is provided by Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC), which serves nearly one million residents living in 25 cities and unincorporated communities throughout King County. This list is culled from pet license applications submitted to the agency.

29
DEC

Lucy, Bella most popular local pet names in Maple Valley, Black Diamond, and Covington
The list is brought to you by Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC), which serves nearly one million residents living in 25 cities and unincorporated communities throughout King County.

29
DEC

Lucy, Bella head the list of King County’s Top Pet Names
This list is culled from pet license applications submitted to Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC), which serves nearly one million residents living in 25 cities and unincorporated communities throughout King County.

29
DEC

Bella, Kitty Enumclaw’s top pet names
The list is provided by Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC), which serves nearly one million residents living in 25 cities and unincorporated communities throughout King County. This list is culled from pet license applications submitted to the agency.

29
DEC

Bella, Charlie head the list of Kent’s top pet names
The list is brought to you by Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC), which serves nearly one million residents living in 25 cities and unincorporated communities throughout King County.

12
DEC
11
DEC

Council transforms how juveniles are detained in King County
Council votes to implement restructure mission of Children and Family Justice Center and juvenile justice in King County

11
DEC

Council bans solitary confinement for youth in detention
It will end the use of solitary confinement/isolation as county policy, reducing its use to instances where, because of safety, security or another reason, a less restrictive option is not available.

11
DEC

Council acts to support West Point employees and strengthen safeguards at treatment facility
Implementing recommendations and accommodating reporting of concerns at facility

6
DEC

King County Public Officials headline von Reichbauer Town Hall
Town Hall featured leaders from King County Elections, Public Health, Libraries, Metro, and Sheriff’s Office.

4
DEC

Council takes first steps to making County Code Gender-Neutral
Unanimous support for making changes to gendered pronouns and historically gendered terms

4
DEC

Council Approves Vashon Subarea Plan
Balancing growth, recognizing island’s rural nature

29
NOV

Balducci Statement on Microsoft Redmond Campus Expansion
Metropolitan King County Councilmember and Sound Transit Boardmember Claudia Balducci released the following statement on the announcement by Microsoft to expand and build upon their headquarters in Redmond:

21
NOV

Road Safety Improvements planned for Fairwood Community
Funds to install a roundabout at the intersection of SE 176th St and SE 171 Way were included in the budget adopted by the Council

20
NOV

Council accepts reports on steps to address labor trafficking
Reducing Trafficking, aiding survivors, raising awareness

15
NOV

Chief Economist meets with South King County community leaders
Dr. Steve Lerch discussed opportunities, challenges and expectations for our state’s economy

13
NOV

Drowsy Driving Focus of Councilmember, Sheriff Effort
Recent statistics state that drowsy drivers cause 1,550 deaths, 71,000 injuries, and more than 100,000 accidents each year in the U.S. The Washington State Patrol reports that from 2011 through 2015 there were 64 fatal collisions and 308 serious injury collisions investigated where a drowsy driver was involved.

13
NOV

Council Approves Simplifying Metro Transit Fares
Eliminating Peak and Zone Fares for Single Adult Rate

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206-296-1024
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