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The Detective Cookie Chess Classic Tournament Was A Winner In The Eyes Of The Community

Last weekend, 100 kids participated in the first annual Detective Cookie Chess Classic Tournament, featuring five rounds of competition. The tournament took place at the Rainier Beach Community Center in South Seattle.

Toxic Chemicals In Washington’s Drinking Water

PFAS toxic “forever PFAS toxic “forever chemicals” have been discovered in drinking water in the state of Washington. But where?”

Electric Cars Getting More Charging Stations

More than 35 states, including Washington, have had their National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) plans approved and have begun to receive fed funding.

Drug Policy Overhaul Signed By Wash. Gov.

Washinton state legislators were busy overhauling a state law created for people caught possessing illegal drugs or using them in public.

Lifeguard Shortage Closes 3 Local Beaches

Seattle’s Department of Parks is gearing up for sun and beach whether. However, not all beaches will be open.

June 2023 Author Readings And Community Events With The Seattle Public Library

The Seattle Public Library’s June schedule is packed with opportunities to learn, listen, laugh and read. The Library offers a range of other free events and workshops, including story times, Homework Help sessions, and business workshops and consults.

Seatac Airport A Better Neighbor Now In Spite Of Embattled Past, Former Adversaries Say

In the 1970s, residents near SeaTac Airport complained to the Port of Seattle that the constant movement of jets overhead posed a serious disruption to life and a hazard to health. Now, almost 50 years on, residents have very similar complaints.

Workers Urged To Apply For Exemption From WA Cares Fund To Avoid Paycheck Deductions

Washington state workers have until June 1 to apply for exemptions from the WA Cares Fund, the state's new long-term care insurance program.

Some King County Residents May Lose Health Coverage June 1

Beginning June 1, King County residents enrolled in Apple Health (Medicaid) may face the risk of losing their health insurance as COVID-19 emergency measures end. To maintain coverage, clients must confirm eligibility or explore alternative insurance options.

Urban League’s Vacating Records Programs Helps People Get A Fresh Start

The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle (ULMS) has a long history of assisting individuals of color, dating back to 1930. One of the challenges faced by some individuals is having a criminal record, which can hinder their future prospects. Recognizing this issue, ULMS has implemented a Vacating Records Program to help those in need.

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