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2018

28
DEC

Luna, Charlie head the list of Bellevue’s Top Pet Names
This year Bellevue residents have registered 8,408 dogs and 4,296 cats!

28
DEC

Bella, Chloe Among Most Popular Pet Names in Black Diamond, Covington, and Maple Valley
“Our furry friends are as much a part of our families as we are”

28
DEC

Bella, Luna head the list of King County’s Top Pet Names
This year, King County residents have registered 66,721 dogs and 27,432 cats!

28
DEC

Bella, Max head the list of Enumclaw’s Top Pet Names
This year, Enumclaw residents have registered 1,248 dogs and 400 cats!

28
DEC

Bella, Luna head the list of Unincorporated King County’s Top Pet Names
This year, unincorporated King County residents have registered 21,929 dogs and 7,598 cats!

28
DEC

Bella, Luna head the list of Kent’s Top Pet Names
This year, Kent residents have registered 7,856 dogs and 3,895 cats!

28
DEC

Bailey, Lucy head the list of Newcastle’s Top Pet Names
This year, Newcastle residents have registered 842 dogs and 277 cats!

20
DEC

Harborview Hall Shelter Opens This Week
New County Council funded shelter has space for up to 100 unsheltered neighbors; close to medical care and services

18
DEC

2019 Youth and Amateur Grants Cycle Opens in January
Over $15 million in grants awarded since 1993

17
DEC

Washington State Speaker of the House Joins Local Leaders to Discuss the Upcoming Legislative Session
Moving forward, Speaker Chopp identified mental health treatment and workforce preparation as two of his priorities for the upcoming legislative session.

17
DEC

King County WaterWorks Grant Program Opens
Approximately $2 million available in grant opportunities

12
DEC

Three Eastside Youth Organizations receive “retired” vans from Councilmember Balducci
The repurposed van will help each organization improve the lives of Eastside youth

12
DEC

Issaquah and Redmond libraries to benefit from retirement of bonds
Excess Funds to Be Reinvested in Libraries

10
DEC

Mapping future of vital transit corridor
Council approves report on response to construction along Seattle Waterfront

10
DEC

Council approves appointment of John Taylor as Director of Local Services
The Department of Local Services will be responsible for working with Councilmembers to improve municipal services in unincorporated areas.

10
DEC

King County Council Recognizes Dick’s Drive-In for Community Involvement and Civic Engagement
Dick’s will open a new restaurant on Pacific Highway in Kent on Wednesday, December 12

10
DEC

Dunn Congratulates New Director of Department of Local Services
The Department of Local Services is a newly created cabinet-level department that aims to respond to local needs and that will continue the County’s emphasis on improving the delivery of county services to the rural and suburban unincorporated communities of King County.

6
DEC

Kohl-Welles statement on state Supreme Court ruling blocking Initiative 27
“Safe injection sites have the potential to change the trajectory of a person’s life. I only wish my young nephew had access to one before he died.”

4
DEC

Music Works Northwest receives a financial boost from County Council
Building for Culture funds facility upgrades to serve 700 students annually

4
DEC

Dunn delivers retired Metro Van to Vine Maple Place
Vine Maple Place is a nonprofit charity based in Maple Valley that works with single-parent families to break the generational cycle of homelessness.

Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Email:
council@kingcounty.gov