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City Of Tacoma Announces Recipients Of The 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Awards

The City of Tacoma recently announced the recipients of the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Awards.

Announcing Preservation Of Squire Park Plaza

The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) and New Hope Community Development Institute (NHCDI) are pleased to announce the acquisition of Squire Park Plaza on December 30 from the Jonathan Rose Companies.

One Month Left To See Imogen Cunningham: A Retrospective At Seattle Art Museum

Major retrospective for groundbreaking 20th-century photographer closes February 6.

SPS Delays Return From Winter Break To Provide COVID Testing For Students And Staff

The district plans to resume in-person instruction for all schools on Tues., Jan 4 so that they can provide rapid antigen Covid-19 testing for SPS staff and students on Mon., Jan. 3.

Mayor-Elect Harrell Makes Additional City Leadership Announcements

On Wednesday, December 29, Seattle Mayor-elect Bruce Harrell announced the latest round of hires joining his administration’s cabinet as he prepares to enter office next week and continues to build out his executive department and cabinet. 

Descendant Of Rosewood Massacre Survivors Re-Enforces The Value Of Land And Homeownership Through His Legacy

Curtis Wells Sr., one of Washington State's premiere track and field coaches and youth mentors, firmly believes in the importance of land ownership, and has instilled in his family the notions of hard work, owning land and leaving that legacy.

Tacoma Police Clear Two Officers Involved In Black Man’s Death

Tacoma Police Department interim Chief Mike Ake recently said that two officers involved in the death of Manuel Ellis, a Black man who pleaded for breath under an officer's knee, did not violate any policies and can return to work.

City Of Seattle Provides 9,392 Cash Assistance Grants To Income-Eligible Families Through The Seattle Relief Fund

Last week, the City of Seattle in partnership with several nonprofit organizations announced that it has provided 5,257 individuals and 4,135 households with direct cash assistance through its Seattle Relief Fund.

King County Purchases 300,000 COVID-19 Test Kits For Residents

King County Executive Dow Constantine announced a purchase of 300,000 COVID-19 home testing kits for King County residents today, with the first 100,000 kits scheduled to arrive in the next two weeks.

King County Metro To Continue Operating Emergency Snow Network Wednesday, Dec. 29

King County Metro will continue to operate the Emergency Snow Network (ESN) Wednesday, Dec. 29, due to ongoing freezing temperatures and difficult road conditions. Service remains focused on about 60 core bus routes that the City of Seattle and other jurisdictions prioritize for snow and ice removal.

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