Lake Washington School District bond, King County transportation tax failing | Update

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  • Apr 22, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Apr 23, 2013 at 9:20AM

Tuesday night’s first returns from the King County special election indicate the Lake Washington School District $404 million bond is well below the 60 percent yes vote needed to pass. The bond also needs a minimum turnout of 18,503 votes, which it has received.

County executive and Council to take next steps with defeat of transportation measure

  • Today at 5:18PM

With the defeat of King County Transportation District Proposition 1, King County must prepare for a reduction in transit service starting this fall.

Campaign kickoff event for former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride to be held May 8

  • Today at 4:30PM

Former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride recently announced that she is running for state representative from the 48th District.

Letters

Lake Washington School District is too big | Letter

  • Today at 4:20PM

The April bond request by the Lake Washington School District appears to have failed, although results are not yet certified.

Author, journalist to visit Aegis of Kirkland

  • Today at 4:07PM

Sample chapters of the book "My Wonderful Life" will be distributed at no charge to all participants at a seminar at 6 p.m. on April 30 designed to encourage seniors to explore their the stories of their lives so they can be preserved for future generations.

Question of the Day

Do you think that former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride will be elected to Rep. Cyrus Habib's seat?

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