The state Legislature will begin the 2013 session on Jan. 14.
The Mercer Island TimeBank group, supported by the Department of Youth and Family Services (YFS), is looking for a volunteer to act as a part-time coordinator for up to three to four hours per week.
In her final budget proposal before leaving office, Gov. Chris Gregoire Tuesday proposed a balanced solution to the state’s nearly $1 billion 2013–15 budget shortfall, relying on a mix of spending cuts, reform savings, fund shifts and revenue adjustments, according to a press release from the Governor’s Office.
The Seattle Humane Society and Safeway are working together to help make sure pets don’t go without food this holiday season. The food will fill the shelves of the Humane Society’s Pet Food Bank.
King County Executive Dow Constantine today applauded proposed new federal rules that would require all wireless carriers, as well as telephone text messaging applications, to deliver emergency 9-1-1 text messages in areas where emergency call centers are capable of receiving them
A newborn King County child died from pertussis, which is commonly known as whooping cough, on Dec. 13. In 2012 to date there were 752 confirmed cases of pertussis reported among King County residents, the highest number in over a decade.