April 21, 2015
The current system of emergency radio communication for King County’s police, fire and emergency services is nearly 20 years old and unfit for the size of our area. It’s time for an upgrade, and Proposition 1 provides the funds needed.
Vote yes on Proposition 1 because there is universal agreement, even by opponents of Proposition 1, that the need for a better, newer regional emergency radio network is real.
December 16, 2014
King County Sheriff John Urquhart recently received the Fight Crime: Invest in Kids “Champion for Washington’s Children” Award for his work on behalf of early learning.
April 8, 2014
Residents of unincorporated King County can meet with county officials, learn about small grant opportunities for their community and be informed about current county work in their community during a series of town hall-style open houses.
The local meeting is from 7-9 p.m. April 14 at Evergreen Community Church, 20112 S.E. 152nd St., Renton. Attending will be King County Councilman Reagan Dunn, Sheriff John Urquhart and Deputy Executive Fred Jarrett.
February 11, 2014
Not much has changed about the perception of marijuana among teens since voters elected to legalize the drug with the passage of Initiative 502 in 2012.
If anything, legalization has made the drug seem more acceptable, according to a group of Liberty High School students at the third and final forum hosted by the Drug Free Community Coalition Feb. 6.
February 4, 2014
As cities continue to grapple with the ramifications of Initiative 502’s legalization of marijuana in 2012, communities across the state are looking inward to determine how it affects its men, women and children.
The voter-approved initiative legalized recreational marijuana use for adults, but it still remains illegal for teens and is technically a federal crime.
The Issaquah Community Network will explore how legal marijuana affects local adolescents with a teen forum Feb. 6 at the Liberty High School Performing Arts Center.