14-year veteran vies to keep 32nd District seat

Democratic state Rep. Ruth Kagi has served the state for 14 years, and two Republican challengers say it’s time for a change of direction. Kagi… Continue reading

Point Wells decision on hold

Settling some of the most contentious questions about the scope of a proposed high-rise condo project at Point Wells will have to wait a while… Continue reading

Point Wells project may shrink due to code changes

The Snohomish County Council on Wednesday approved legislation that could thin and trim a large-scale development proposed along the waterfront off Woodway. In… Continue reading

Cities still working on police contract

Edmonds and Woodway are renegotiating how they partner for police services. Woodway, a town of 1,300 in south Snohomish County, has its own… Continue reading

Legislative candidates tout their ideas

Incumbent 32nd District Democratic State Rep Cindy Ryu faces a challenge from Republican Randy Hayden in the Nov. 6 general election, and 1st District Democratic… Continue reading

Opponents ready to back Point Wells, with limits

A much-debated high-rise condo project at Point Wells could be kept smaller and shorter than the plans a developer has submitted, if new… Continue reading

Money pouring into legislative races

Incumbent Democratic 1st District State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe and Republican challenger Dawn McCravey are waging the most expensive legislative campaign in south Snohomish County. McAuliffe… Continue reading

Legislative candidates offer views on campaign issues

Incumbent 21st District Democratic State Rep. Marko Liias faces a challenge from Republican Kevin Morrison, and 32nd District Democratic state Rep. Ruth Kagi faces Republican… Continue reading

Republican upbeat after loss, points to 2014

Republican challenger Robert Reedy says that he is happy with his vote total against incumbent 32nd District State Rep. Ruth Kagi in the Nov. 6… Continue reading

Ryu to seek Ferguson’s seat on King County Council

Newly re-elected Democratic 32nd District State Rep. Cindy Ryu says that she will apply for the position that Bob Ferguson will leave when he takes… Continue reading

Edmonds-Woodway area voters returning ballots at highest rate in Snohomish County

Voters in the Edmonds-Woodway area are returning their ballots at a faster rate than any other part of Snohomish County. The Snohomish County part of… Continue reading

State Reps. Moscoso, Ryu and Stanford to talk about state revenue Thursday in Shoreline

Democratic State Reps. Luis Moscoso, Cindy Ryu and Derek Stanford will speak about state revenue tonight in Shoreline. Democrats Moscoso, Ryu and Stanford will appear… Continue reading

Final certified results for South County legislative districts

Results of the Nov. 6 general election became official a last week. Here are results in the three legislative districts that include south Snohomish County:… Continue reading

$31M spent saving wilderness, parks, farms in Snohomish Co.

A map at the back of the room showed clusters of color all over the Snohomish County, each one representing a piece of… Continue reading

Woodway now gets fire service from Shoreline

The town of Woodway ended its contract for service from Snohomish County Fire District 1 at the beginning of January and now gets its fire… Continue reading

Washington reps win bet with Coloradans

With the Seahawk victory over the Denver Broncos, Congressmen Rick Larsen and Jim McDermott each have won Colorado whiskey, seasonings, tea, toffee, Rocky Mountain Oysters,… Continue reading

State Rep. Ryu proud of DREAM Act passage

State Rep. Cindy Ryu noted in her first newsletter of the 2014 legislative session that the House of Representatives had broken its tradition of reserving… Continue reading

Support for Edmonds bond and levy measures continues to grow

Voters in the Edmonds School District continued to raise their support for the propositions on the Tuesday, Feb. 11, ballot in returns posted Friday, Feb.… Continue reading

Bill aims to prevent SIDS

Democratic State Rep. Ruth Kagi, chairwoman of the House committee on early learning and human services, is sponsoring a bill aimed at preventing sudden infant… Continue reading

Education, transportation among Rep. Kagi’s priorities

Democratic State Rep. Ruth Kagi says that her priorities for the legislative session that started Jan. 13 include providing additional money for public schools, passing… Continue reading