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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

Issue #188

King County A place at the table: Murray listens to Seattle’s African American leaders Mayor Ed Murray met with several leaders of the African and African American community Saturday at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute to start a conversation about race and inequality in Seattle. The room was packed, and the mayor listened to two hours ... Read more

Issue #187

King County Sharp resigns from Kent City Council due to pending theft charges Ken Sharp has resigned from the Kent City Council just two weeks into his first term because of what he said were “pending legal issues I fear will become too distracting for my fellow council members, for the mayor and for city ... Read more

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