The vacancy left on the King County Council for District No. 1 by Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson is getting many applicants for the position. Shifting through those applications are members of the Citizen Advisory Committee, including Mercer Island resident Dave Freiboth, the executive secretary on the King County Labor Council.
The ability of same-sex couples to acquire a marriage license in Washington has resulted in King County breaking its one-day record for license issuance in the first three and a half hours after the King County Recorder’s Office began issuing licenses.
Bellevue College received approval today from the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges to develop two new bachelor’s degree programs – in Nursing and Information Systems and Technology (IST). When the programs officially begin classes in fall 2013, the total number of four-year degrees offered at BC will be five.
The U.S. Attorney’s office on Wednesday, Dec. 5 released the following statement regarding I-502, which will legalize under state law the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana beginning Thursday: