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Comm Briefs

Have You Used Your Democracy Vouchers?

Using your Democracy Vouchers is another way for you to get your voice heard in Seattle’s elections. Candidates running for office often need to raise money early to maintain a competitive campaign.

Tacoma City Council Seeks Applicants For The Community’s Police Advisory Committee

The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill seven positions on the Community’s Police Advisory Committee, consisting of one youth position, one position for Council District No. 4, and five At-Large positions.

Commerce Department Awards $39 Million To Address Homelessness

The Washington State Department of Commerce recently announced $39.1 million in grants to five projects that will help address the state’s homeless crisis by acquiring 307 housing units that will quickly be available to serve people with extremely low incomes or who are experiencing homelessness.

Seattle To Host Disaster Exercise For Community Response To Earthquake

Feeling pummeled by the pandemic? Try tackling a different type of disaster! Seattle’s Emergency Communication Hubs and The Seattle Auxiliary Communications Service Ham radio operators are responding to simulated earthquakes on two different Saturdays in September.

Start A Career In Construction: Attend Sept. 10 Job Fair

The median salary for residential construction jobs is $65,000 annually, with more experienced workers earning over $105,000 per year with opportunities to launch their own businesses. Ready to explore a future in construction? Builders are looking for skilled workers.

Applicants Sought For The Planning Commission Dist. 5 Position

The City is committed to creating an equitable and anti-racist community and wants our committees, boards, and commissions to reflect our diverse community. For these vacancies, Black and Indigenous community members, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, seniors, immigrants, and refugees are especially encouraged to apply.

Seattle Colleges To Launch New Fire Science Associate Degree Program In Fall 2021

New degree program will be only of its kind in King County and will help bring diverse array of applicants to local fire departments’ hiring processes.

SPS Kindergarten Enrollment Now Available For Students Who Will be 5 Years Old Before Sept. 1

Families with children who will be age 5 by Aug. 31, 2021 are urged to sign their child up for kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year at Seattle Public Schools.

King County Elections Announces Special Filing Period For Select Offices

King County Elections will hold a special candidate filing period for those offices that drew no candidates during the regular filing period in May 2021.

King County Licensing, Recording, And Animal Services To Remain “As Is” For Now

Most of the restrictions implemented as the COVID-19 pandemic swept into King County and Washington State in early 2020 were lifted as of June 30. Gov. Jay Inslee recently unveiled the "Washington Ready" plan that will help the state reopen and get back on track after 15 months of shutdowns.

Latest News

Huskies Celebrate National Championship Team, But Fall To UCLA 24-17

UCLA was able to find in the running game, the clock was their friend as they looked to grind out a tough fought victory handing Washington their second straight loss.

Lincoln Tops Franklin, 35-6

Franklin looked to build off their scoring drive as their defense forced penalties, and a turnover on downs. Although the momentum appeared to be going in the Quakers direction, Lincoln made the adjustments and exploded for 35 unanswered points.

Metro League Football Roundup 10-16-21

Scores and highlights from Seattle Metro League football action from October 15, 2021.

Do You Feel Like Haitian Immigrants Are Being Treated Fairly?

Adults in Seattle talk about if they feel like Haitian immigrants are being treated fairly.

Citing Driver Shortage, Seattle Public Schools To Suspend Some Bus Routes Starting Monday

According to a release from the SPS, the suspension of the bus routes will begin on Mon., Oct. 18 and will impact approximately 140 routes – out of a total of 600 district-wide – and an estimated 6,740 students.