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Inslee visits Hopelink in Kirkland to discuss unemployment

Gov. Jay Inslee and Lauren Thomas, chief executive officer for Hopelink, far right, speak with other Hopelink workers. Inslee attended a roundtable discussion on long-term unemployment in King County, which has continued to be a problem despite claims the economy is rebounding.  - TJ Martinell, Kirkland Reporter
  • Today at 3:12PM

During a roundtable discussion at Hopelink in Kirkland, Gov. Jay Inslee met with job seekers and various organizations to determine ways to reduce long-term unemployment in King County. Among the main points raised were hiring practices by employers and the negative effects of I-1163 that one employer said has created a shortage of home care providers.

 

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State Transportation Commission proposes I-405 express toll lane rates, exemptions

  • Today at 4:52PM

The Washington State Transportation Commission will release details on its toll rate proposal for the Interstate 405 express toll lanes during a meeting on Feb. 3 at Bellevue City Hall.

LWSD, Kirkland schools well-represented at DECA Area 3 Competition

  • Today at 4:48PM

Lake Washington School District was well represented at Washington DECA’s Area 3 Competition on Jan. 8 at Meydenbauer Center.

Rep. Moscoso, Sen. Habib introduce Voting Rights Act in Olympia

  • Today at 11:40AM

With bipartisan support, the Washington Voting Rights Act was introduced on Jan. 28 by Rep. Luis Moscoso, D-Mountlake Terrace, and Sen. Cyrus Habib, D-Kirkland. Moscoso represents Bothell and north Kirkland in the 1st Legislative District.

Lake Washington School District boundary changes approved

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 5:19PM

Lake Washington School District is facing an immediate need to house its growing enrollment.

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