I spoke at the Tukwila Council meeting tonight regarding the hardship imposed on residents as a result of the continued closure of the auxiliary metro lot at 52nd Ave. So. and Interurban. The family owning the property, (part of the community for longer than even myself), does not want to be the source of a problem. Please read on and post what you would do if you owned the property.The reality of the matter is Metro has refused to pay any more to lease the land than they paid twenty years ago.…See More
from KIRO TVOn Thursday, 100 nurses and health care workers are walking off the job and onto the picket lines in Tukwila.Workers at Cascade Behavioral Hospital say they're too short staffed to give patients the care they need.They'll join hundreds of hospital workers who've been striking all night in Bellingham.Wednesday morning, 900 workers at Peace Health Saint Joseph Medical Center walked off the job amid stalled union negotiations. Their strike ends Thursday morning, but the hospital won't…See More
This week will tell if our Citizens wish to continue "electing" officials by default. With a population the size of ours, I do not believe an unopposed candidate is such a strongly qualified individual that no other person in the City can do a better job serving the people. I believe apathy is the cause. Pity.Did you realize we have a candidate running who has never won a contest? With a record of one defeat, one appointment, and a win, (since no other person in the City filed against the…See More
"It is unfortunate there is the proposal by the firm, the presentation by the government, and a lack (to the best of my knowledge) of the technical expertise within those affected to be capable of a critique. Put in other words, who within our ranks…"
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