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Neighbor Day

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods invites all Seattle residents to celebrate Neighbor Day on February 11. ...
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King County Elections is testing pre-paid postage with the February 14 special elections in the City of Maple Valley and the Shoreline School District. ...
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Secretary of State Kim Wyman

Secretary of State Kim Wyman is proposing a date change for Washington’s Presidential Primary, as well as other reforms of the state’s elections system. ...
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March on Washington Seattle/Steph Brusig/The Seattle Lesbian

An estimated 130,000 marchers took to the streets in Seattle for a solidarity protest alongside the Women's March on Washington. ...
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Washington Work and Family Coalition Photo

House Bill 1116 would allow all Washington workers to use extended paid leave for the birth of a child, a personal health emergency, or to take care of an ill family member. ...
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A $5.4 million grant will be awarded to the King County Department of Community and Human Services to tackle youth homelessness in King County and Seattle. ...
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Four young skaters wait in line for warm-up drills at Skate Like A Girl’s 12 and under lesson at All Together Skatepark in Seattle, Wash., on Oct. 23. Kristin Ebeling, director of Skate Like A Girl’s Seattle chapter, said skateboarding is slowly becoming a more accessible sport for young kids.

Kristin Ebeling said Skate Like A Girl creates an environment where girls can express themselves and pursue a new hobby without fear of judgement or ridicule. ...
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A ballot initiative to repeal Washington State’s 10-year-old non-discrimination law protecting our transgender friends, co-workers and family members is back again. ...
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Seattle Metro Photo

King County announced Tuesday an investment in electric buses that will give Metro the largest fleet in the nation. ...
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Business owners Molly Moon Neitzel of Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream and Makini Howell of Plum Restaurants here with the coalition to announce our proposal for paid family and medical leave. "It's affordable, predictable, and great for everyone."

Under the proposed bills, Washington workers would be able to use extended paid leave for events like the birth of a child, a personal health emergency, or to take care of an ill family member, like an aging parent. ...
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