City lowers proposed B&O tax rate by half

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 9:00AM

After meeting with members of the business community to discuss a new business and operation tax, the City has cut the proposed tax rate in half, but also lowered the reporting threshold in an attempt to broaden the tax base.


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Enterovirus D68 confirmed in King County

  • Today at 12:34PM

Many people who get sick from EV-D68 have only mild symptoms, like runny nose or coughing with or without fever. Parents should be watchful for any signs of wheezing or worsening asthma and seek medical help promptly if breathing difficulty occurs.

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Invasive New Zealand mudsnail poses threat to Lake Washington food chain

  • Today at 11:49AM

With no natural predators and the ability to clone themselves, tiny New Zealand mudsnails are perhaps the perfectly designed invasive species – and that’s why King County ecologists urge the public to take simple precautions and help stop their spread.

POLICE BLOTTER: North Renton woman does not want to go

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

A Renton woman just served with an eviction notice called her landlord a name, threw the papers on the ground and pushed her, then drove on a bike.

Lindbergh graphics dept. produces for district

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 9:08AM

Alby-Yasmeen Sumague, a senior at Lindbergh High School, is 18 years old, but already she has an apprenticeship at Microsoft and she credits LHS teacher Jim Goodwin’s graphics class for giving her a leg-up on the competition.

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