Monday, July 23:
Mariners Trade Ichiro to Yankees
According to Sports Illustrated and CBSSports.com, the Yankees have acquired Mariners' right fielder and beloved local hero Ichiro Suzuki.
Tuesday, July 24:
$20K a Year at UW Projected by 2020: Is it Worth It?
Washington residents could be paying $20,000 a year for tuition at the University of Washington by 2020, according to an actuarial table produced for the state's prepaid tuition program, according to the Associated Press.
Wednesday, July 25:
Middle Class, Health Care, Political Insiders Get Focus in 1st District Debate
Returning government to the people, standing up for the middle class and dumping politics as usual were the main messages Wednesday afternoon, as a crowded field of six candidates debated ahead of next month’s primary for the newly drawn 1st Congressional District.
Waste Management Drivers Strike
Charging that Waste Management has been intimidating employees and engaging in other unfair labor practices, the company’s recycling and yard waste truck drivers went on strike Wednesday morning, setting up pickets at several facilities.
Thursday, July 26:
Redmond Ridge Communities Unite for Hopelink
Children in our neighborhood are going hungry, this summer! They need fuel to play and to grow, but that fuel is expensive and not available to many of them.
Friday, July 27:
Redmond Workplaces Honored for Commitment to Recycling
King County Executive Dow Constantine today applauded 92 local companies for reducing waste and increasing recycling, naming them as the county’s “Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling for 2012.”
Saturday, July 28:
LWSD Gets Supplemental State Funds for Two Kirkland School Modernizations
On July 12, Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn announced $213 million in capital construction money approved and released to school districts throughout the state, including close to $14 million for Lake Washington School District. The legislature made these funds available for school construction, as approved by the governor.