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Supreme Court rules $15 minimum wage applies to workers at Sea-Tac Airport

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 4:31PM

The Supreme Court heard an appeal of a King County Superior Court judge's ruling in 2013 that the provisions of Proposition 1 didn't apply to airport workers because it could affect airport operations and federal law preempted a provision that protects workers from certain types of retaliation.

 

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I-405 express toll lanes between Bellevue, Lynnwood to open Sept. 27

  • Aug 22, 2015 at 9:00AM

Express toll lanes will operate on a 17-mile stretch between NE Sixth Street in Bellevue and Interstate 5 in Lynnwood. Drivers will have the option to pay a toll to travel at 45 mph or faster in the new lanes.

Emphasis patrols to target DUI problem areas through Labor Day

  • Aug 21, 2015 at 11:36AM

Marijuana is increasing as a factor in deadly traffic crashes, according to newly released data from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, with the number of drivers involved in deadly crashes who tested positive for marijuana increasing 48 percent from 2013 to 2014.

Second graders learn about justice in mock trial in Tukwila courtroom

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 4:44PM

For 10 years, Tukwila’s Municipal Court judge, Kimberly Walden, has welcomed second graders from Tukwila Elementary School to her courtroom at City Hall as part of her Courts for Kids program.

Sports, road work, entertainment to slow this weekend's traffic

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 4:43PM

Drivers are encouraged to leave early, combine trips, carpool or take transit and plan ahead for major closures on State Route 99, State Route 203, State Route 518 and Northeast 124th Street in Kirkland. There will also be Interstate 90 express lanes schedule changes Saturday through Monday morning for Seattle Mariners games and the Iron Girl Triathlon.

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