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Comm Briefs

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.

The Capitol Hill Branch Of The Seattle Public Library To Reopen July 11

With the reopening of the Capitol Hill Branch, 22 out of 27 Library locations are open for patrons to browse collections and check out books, use a computer or Wi-Fi, charge devices, ask for assistance or simply sit and read.

Sale And Use Of Fireworks Prohibited Within Renton City Limits

The City of Renton police and fire officials is reminding everyone that the sale and use of fireworks is prohibited within Renton city limits. The ban has been in effect since 2005.

City Of Tacoma Cancels Community Trauma Response Team Contract

The City of Tacoma has notified Tacoma Pierce County Chaplaincy that the contract to provide the City’s Community Trauma Response Team Program will be terminated as of June 29, 2021.

Visit South Lake Union Community Center Online Open House

SPR and the design team from NBBJ have collected community feedback and are excited to share how the input has helped shape the schematic design, floor plan and programming spaces.

Seattle Public Libraries To Re-open Ten Branches Next Week

On Tuesday, June 22, the glass and steel walls of The Seattle Public Library’s Central Library will fill with visitors for the first time in 15 months.

City Of Seattle Seeks Volunteers To Serve On The Community Involvement Commission

The Commission is composed of 16 members – seven appointed by City Council and seven appointed by the Mayor, with one position filled by a young adult through the Get Engaged program.

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