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Slog AM: WA Can Tax the Rich for Now, Portland Bans Sleeping Outside, and Chinese ...

The Stranger 01 Dec 2022
Earlier birds caught the return of snowfall in some parts of Seattle this morning at around 5.30 am ... An area of light snow is expanding toward the Seattle metro area this morning ... Second, if Portland’s shelter referral system is anything like Seattle’s, then it’s going to be impossible to get in.

Slushy snow signals start of winter weather

Belleview Reporter 29 Nov 2022
The greater Seattle area is under a winter weather advisory, and the Eastern Puget Sound is under a winter storm warning, through Wednesday morning (Nov ... LOCAL WARMING SHELTERS. Seattle and King county public libraries are open during the day for warming during their regular hours ... King County Library locations and Seattle Public Library locations.

Acclaimed Washington restaurant Willows Inn that charged $225 for dinner CLOSES in disgrace after it ...

The Daily Mail 29 Nov 2022
An acclaimed Seattle restaurant and inn that was once a destination for foodies has closed after the owners settled a $1.37m wage lawsuit with 137 ex-staffers ... according to the Seattle Times. 'It is very unlikely the property will become a homeless shelter,' Erchinger-Davis said.

Plastic Surgeon Gives Botox For Food, Dr. Javad Sajan Reviews

Ellensburg Daily Record 23 Nov 2022
Seattle Plastic Surgeon Donates Free Botox For Thanksgiving Food Drive, Allure Esthetic Reviews. SEATTLE, Nov. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --�On October 24, Allure Esthetic and the Zera Foundation launched a food drive to raise food and funds for local shelters and families in need this Thanksgiving.

Council Rejects Progressive Tax Increase to Fill $140 Million Budget Hole

The Stranger 22 Nov 2022
Sawant characterized the tax as “minuscule.” Even though she has reviewed the tax rates countless times, she said she still found herself pausing to make sure she read them correctly because working people “don’t deal with those kinds of fractions of ...

Seattle budget committee sides with mayor, votes parking enforcement back to police

Sunnyside Daily Sun 22 Nov 2022
(The Center Square) – The Seattle Budget Committee has approved a budget amendment that accepts Mayor Bruce Harrell’s original proposal to transfer parking enforcement officers from the Seattle Department of Transportation to the Seattle Police Department ... non-congregate shelters.

Inslee Wants Legislature to Focus on Housing Lower-Income Washingtonians

The Centralia Chronicle 05 Nov 2022
Much of the state's focus was on increasing temporary shelter units and getting people living outdoors off state rights of way, such as near highways ... "Fundamentally we need more housing in the state of Washington," Inslee said at a news conference inside a Seattle hotel converted into a homeless shelter partly through state funds.

Seattle landlords offered guaranteed rent for accepting homeless applicants

Sunnyside Daily Sun 01 Nov 2022
(The Center Square) – Seattle’s Housing Command Center is now providing an incentive package for private landlords to house homeless persons ... permanent supportive housing; city, county and state acquired shelter units; medicaid beds; and communal housing. Seattle Mayor Bruce ...

King County ‘Lost Dogs’ group on Facebook helps find thousands of pets

The Spokesman-Review 26 Oct 2022
The county’s eight animal control officers work seven days a week in the suburbs, and the Seattle Animal Shelter separately employs 12 officers to cover the city ... shelter or veterinarian can identify the owner, said Esteban Rodriguez, director of the Seattle Animal Shelter.

Number of referrals to shelter in Seattle nearly doubles in three months

Sunnyside Daily Sun 24 Oct 2022
(The Center Square) – Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell’s latest update on his homelessness action plan reveals the number of referrals to shelter nearly doubled from June through September ... Seattle has identified 1,912 new units of shelter and housing as of September.

S.F. propositions: The Examiner's endorsements in the November 2022 election

San Francisco Examiner 22 Oct 2022
Proposition A ... Prop ... Prop ... Prop ... On balance, Prop ... Our recommendation. Yes on Prop. A. Proposition B ... Prop ... B ... For those keeping score at home, that’s $86,665 for every homeless person in The City — both sheltered and unsheltered. The city of Seattle, which is only slightly smaller than San Francisco, will spend $155.3 million to address homelessness in 2022.

Few take respite in smoke shelter amid unhealthy Seattle air quality

The Spokesman-Review 21 Oct 2022
The Seattle Times interviewed a dozen people who live outside or in shelters Wednesday, when air quality hovered in the unhealthy range from 151 to 200 ... Josh Garcia, an outreach care coordinator for REACH in North Seattle, said he’s talked to people living outside during severe ...

Bangor considering temporary ‘shelter village’ to house homeless residents

Bangor Daily News 20 Oct 2022
Pallet, a Seattle-based public benefit corporation, partnered with a handful of cities like Boston; Burlington, Vermont; and Salem, Oregon, to build “shelter villages” where homeless people live in pod-like, 100-square-foot structures overseen by homelessness service providers ... The proposed shelter village would be the first in Maine if passed.

Allen Institute to Become Part of ShakeAlert® Earthquake Early Warning System Along the West Coast

Ellensburg Daily Record 20 Oct 2022
Emergency alerts provide vital seconds for people to shelter in place or better secure their environment. SEATTLE, Oct ... "This early warning system is especially important given Seattle's proximity and position relative to several fault lines in and around the Pacific Northwest.".

Slog AM: Stay Inside Until Friday, American Life Expectancy Plummets, and Putin Declares Martial Law

The Stranger 19 Oct 2022
While you're sheltering from the toxic air outside, take a few minutes to read this feature from the  Seattle Times on how the firefighters and small towns closer to the fire have dealt with the strain from weeks of smoke.  Again, the pandemic is not over.  Kaiser ...

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