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SPS And BSD Closed On Thursday, November 11th And Friday, November 12th

Public schools in Bellevue and Seattle will be closed on Friday, November 12 due to staff shortages.

Seattle Public Middle School Students Eligible For Free Unlimited ORCA Cards

Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and the City of Seattle are partnering to provide an additional 8,000 free, unlimited ORCA Cards to Seattle Public Schools middle school students.

Members Sought For Seattle’s Design Review Boards

Passionate about design or architecture? Mayor Jenny Durkan is looking for qualified candidates to fill 14 upcoming openings on the City of Seattle’s Design Review Boards.

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.

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