County Council compromise lessons immediate impact of transit cuts by 200,000 service hours

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 5:05PM

The ordinance approved today implements ONLY the service reductions originally proposed for September of this year, with a focus on cutting bus routes that are in the bottom 25 percent of productivity in accordance with the County's adopted Transit Service Guidelines.

Journal of the San Juan Islands

Friday Harbor High '03 grad earns master's degree

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 8:01PM

Friday Harbor High School graduate Michael Pretz, Class of 2003, earned a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Portland State University, maintaining a 4.0 GPA over the course of the 3-year program.

Journal of the San Juan Islands

Another new patrol boat? Sheriff gets green light on purchase

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 7:54PM

The final cost of the newly acquired "Sentinel" was about $96,000 less than had been allotted for by a federal Homeland Security grant, and the department will be able to use the remainder, along with a separate $100,000 federal "Stone Garden" grant, to cover the bulk of the department's newest boat acquisition, Sheriff Rob Nou said.

Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

Nomination forms available for Corporations for Communities award

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 7:00PM

Secretary of State Kim Wyman will choose one large and one small corporation from among the nominations

Enumclaw Courier-Herald

Metropolitan King County Council Monday, July 21, highlights

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 5:42PM

Unanimously adopted an ordinance relating to transit service reductions. The ordinance moves forward with certain bus service reductions, while deferring an additional 200,000 hours of service cuts originally proposed for June and September 2015, pending adoption of the 2015/2016 King County budget (Ordinance 2014-0272).