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May update from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove

May update from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove

From Advertiser Dave Upthegrove: June Leonard Place Opening in Renton June Leonard Place, 48-units of affordable housing for working families and veterans, recently opened in downtown Renton. King County... [Read more]

Amina Ahmed honored with ‘Medal of Distinguished Service’ by County Council

Amina Ahmed honored with ‘Medal of Distinguished Service’ by County Council

At Wednesday’s (Feb. 27) King County Council meeting, lawmakers honored and celebrated the life of Amina Ahmed by posthumously awarding her the Martin Luther King Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service. Her... [Read more]

Advertiser Dave Upthegrove reflects on his 8 favorite moments of 2018

Advertiser Dave Upthegrove reflects on his 8 favorite moments of 2018

From Advertiser Dave Upthegrove, King County Councilmember, District 5: 8 in 2018 The New Year is a chance to reflect on the past year, and look forward to the year ahead. I wanted to share some of my... [Read more]

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

By Scott Schaefer On Monday, Sept. 17, the King County Council will likely vote to cut funding for tourism in the south end, yet allocate $135 million in taxpayer money to subsidize the upkeep of Safeco... [Read more]

Councilmember Peter Kwon has been appointed to 4Culture Board

Councilmember Peter Kwon has been appointed to 4Culture Board

The King County Council this week unanimously appointed SeaTac City Councilmember Peter Kwon to the 4Culture Board for the remainder of a three-year term, to expire on Dec. 31, 2020. 4Culture was established... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove calls Trump’s immigration ban ‘unconstitutional’

Dave Upthegrove calls Trump’s immigration ban ‘unconstitutional’

Metropolitan King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove – who represents this area – released the following statement on the President’s “unconstitutional” Executive Actions effectively... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to Southwest Youth & Family Services

Dave Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to Southwest Youth & Family Services

Some future passengers join Councilmember Dave Upthegrove and representatives of Southwest Youth and Family Services—including Executive Director Steve Daschle—as the Councilmember drops off a retired... [Read more]

King County Council approves vital links to Lake to Sound Trail

King County Council approves vital links to Lake to Sound Trail

Legislation linking an important segment of the ‘Lake to Sound Trail’ that will connect the cities of Renton, Tukwila, Burien and SeaTac, before ending in Des Moines, received unanimous approval... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove appointed to serve on Sound Transit Board

Dave Upthegrove appointed to serve on Sound Transit Board

The King County Council on Monday (Jan. 13) voted unanimously to appoint Dave Upthegrove to the Sound Transit Board of Directors. Upthegrove – an area native – began his public service as Senior Legislative... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove announces candidacy for Julia Patterson’s Council seat

Dave Upthegrove announces candidacy for Julia Patterson’s Council seat

State Representative Dave Upthegrove on Tuesday (April 30) announced his campaign for King County Council Position #5, being vacated by Councilmember Julia Patterson, who is retiring this year. Born and... [Read more]

King County Council honors retiring SeaTac Police Chief Jim Graddon

King County Council honors retiring SeaTac Police Chief Jim Graddon

The King County Council on Monday (April 22) recognized the distinguished career of SeaTac Police Chief Jim Graddon, who is retiring at the end of April (we were first to report it here). Here’s... [Read more]

King County’s Metro VanPool Donates Vehicle to SeaTac Police Explorers

King County’s Metro VanPool Donates Vehicle to SeaTac Police Explorers

L-R: SeaTac police officers, Councilmember Patterson, SeaTac Explorer participants, members of the SeaTac City Council, Sheriff Steve Strachan. Click image to see larger version. Last Friday (Nov. 2),... [Read more]