King County Executive
King County Executive and partners announce nomination period for third-annual Executive’s Small Business Awards
King County Executive Dow Constantine today celebrated the beginning of the nomination period for the 2013 Executive’s Small Business Awards at the West Seattle location of last year’s winner, Easy Street Records.
Executive Constantine on recommendation by NBA committee to deny the sale of franchise to Hansen group
I’m disappointed, but undeterred in our quest to bring NBA basketball back to the Pacific Northwest.
Executive Constantine thanks Julia Patterson for her public service
"I thank Julia Patterson for her commitment to public service, and I wish her all the best."
King County honors 12 environmental
This Earth Day, King County honored a dozen of the leading businesses, organizations and individuals for their commitment to protecting the natural environment, teaching environmental stewardship in their community, or advocating for preservation and conservation.
Mayor, County Executive, Port announce deal for water quality improvements and new park at Smith Cove
Today Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, King County Executive Dow Constantine and Port of Seattle Commission President Tom Albro announced a deal to construct new park space at Smith Cove and improve water quality in Elliott Bay.
Winter shelter beds extended through spring
Shelter locations offering beds for 215 individuals originally slated to close on April 15 will remain open for two more months, offering a warm and safe place for men and women needing emergency shelter overnight. In partnership with the City of Seattle, King County announced that it will extend its 100 winter shelter beds at the King County Administration Building through June 15, 2013. The City of Seattle will extend 75 emergency shelter beds at City Hall and the winter shelter beds at Angeline's Women's winter shelter through June 15.
Property taxes for first half of 2013 now due
King County offers secure and efficient online payment system
Inquest ordered into fatal police shooting in Greenwood
King County Executive Dow Constantine today ordered an inquest into the fatal police shooting of Jack Sun Keewatinawin on February 26, 2013.
Executive Constantine on dismissal of lawsuit regarding arena proposal and I-91
King County Executive Dow Constantine commented on this afternoon’s ruling in the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against the City and the County regarding I-91 and the proposed Sonics Arena
65 bus routes face elimination when Metro Transit’s temporary funding expires
Service also reduced on another 86 routes unless state enacts funding authority