King County News

Issue #193

(Daily Clips will not publish Wednesday, January 29, so that the editor can attend the January meeting of the King County Democratic Central Committee. See you there.) King County Sawant to take home $40,000 in pay out of her $117,000 City Council salary During her successful campaign for Seattle City Council, Socialist Alternative candidate Kshama ... Read more

Issue #192

King County Techies not the only ones moving to S. Lake Union Probably not since the days of the Klondike has part of Seattle felt as boomy as South Lake Union right now. The sidewalks are crammed with blue-badged programmers, working the great tech gold rush. It’s one of the hottest real-estate markets in the country, as ... Read more

Issue #191

King County City Light bills may grow 1.5%; Sawant: big business should pay Seattle City Light customers could face a 1.5 percent surcharge on their electricity bill by August because of the light mountain snowpack and low wholesale energy prices. For a typical homeowner paying about $60 a month for electricity, that’s an additional 90 cents ... Read more

Issue #190

King County Man who threatened Murray, Sawant is charged with hate crimes A Magnolia man accused of threatening Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Councilwoman Kshama Sawant was charged with a host of offenses Wednesday, including cyberstalking and hate crimes. King County prosecutors contend Mitchell Munro Taylor threatened to kill Murray, the city’s first openly gay mayor, and ... Read more

Issue #189

(Server problems prevented publication  of Daily Clips for Wednesday, January 22) King County Backers of $15 minimum wage turn out for MLK celebration Seattle’s burgeoning $15 minimum-wage movement turned out in droves Monday at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, peppering the crowd at Garfield High School with its red signs, T-shirts, and banners. King ... Read more

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