County executive previews 'Best Starts' approach

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Best Starts for Kids - approved last fall by King County voters - is designed to increase the number of children who are born healthy, sustain the gain as their brain continues to develop through age 24, and create safer, healthier communities that reinforce progress.


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Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi Day | SLIDESHOW

  • May 22, 2016 at 2:00PM updated May 25, 2016 at 4:24PM

A Sikh community tradition, thousands strong celebrated Vaisakhi Day or Vaisakhi – a religious and colorful festival filled with music, prayer, food, demonstrations, exhibits and a parade – at the ShoWare Center on a cool and cloudy Saturday.

Renton Arts Commission invites grant applications

  • May 25, 2016 at 3:54PM

The Commission is currently accepting proposals for the 2016 Arts Grant Program, which supports projects that forward the Arts Commission’s goal to continue implementation of Renton’s Arts & Culture Master Plan.

County task force hosting community meeting on opiod addiction

  • May 25, 2016 at 3:49PM

The task force is looking to start a conversation about prevention, health services and treatment expansion.

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