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 King County, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The county was named after William Rufus King, vice president under president Franklin Pierce.
In 1986, the County Council passed a motion "setting forth the historical basis for the 'renaming' of King County in honor of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr"; however, the motion has no legal or practical force, and the "name change" is not widely publicized in the county.
In the county, the population is spread out with 22.50% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 34.70% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 10.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/k/ki/king_county__washington.html   (404 words)

  
 King County, Washington Encyclopedia Article @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
King County is represented in the United States Congress through the Washington 7th Congressional District and parts of the 1st, 2nd, 8th, and 9th districts.
In 2000, it was King County that pushed Maria Cantwell's total over that of incumbent Republican Slade Gorton, winning her a seat in the United States Senate.
In 2004, King County gave a lead to Democrat Christine Gregoire in the second recount in the state's razor-thin governor's race, pushing her ahead of suburban Republican Dino Rossi, who led by 42 votes after the initial count.
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/King_County,_Washington   (1488 words)

  
 ArcNews Fall 2004 Issue -- King County, Washington, Maps Conservation Priorities With GIS
Washington State's King County is blessed with natural abundance.
Indeed, the county was already developing a land acquisition plan and had been looking for better ways to coordinate its work to meet multiple goals.
For example, one King County regional trail planner had developed his own map of where future regional trail connections could be located based on more than 30 years of institutional knowledge.
www.esri.com /news/arcnews/fall04articles/king-county.html   (1102 words)

  
 Coal - History of King County, Washington
The citizens of King County had from the first hoped that their town was to take the lead of all others in the territory, and this hope, it seemed, would be realized through the building of the Northern Pacific.
Notwithstanding the fact that Washington coal mines are under very rigid inspection laws, they produce their share of accidents, and tragedies, in which men lose their lives and leave women as widows and children as orphans.
At this time King County was producing sufficient coal to keep the steamships Willamette, Umatilla and Walla Walla constantly engaged in carrying it to San Francisco, the three boats averaging five trips per month and carrying 2,200 tons per trip.
issaquahhistory.org /bagley/coal/coal.htm   (8077 words)

  
 King County I-722 Complaint
Defendant King County is a political subdivision of the State and a home-rule charter county duly formed and existing under the Constitution and laws of the State of Washington.
The King County Assessor by law determines and implements the limit found in RCW Chapter 84.55 which affects the amount of the Fire District's regular property taxes that may be levied.
Counties in which an improperly low amount of state-assessed operating property is placed on the assessment rolls will have to spread the burden of their property taxes onto other property in those counties, contrary to Constitution Article VII, Section 1, of the Washington Constitution and contrary to the intent of Chapter 84.12 RCW.
www.mrsc.org /Subjects/Finance/722/KCcomplaint.aspx   (4984 words)

  
 Spring 2000 - King County, Washington, MH Court Pilot Program
In an effort to better serve the mentally ill misdemeanant population and to improve public safety for the community, King County District Court in the state of Washington began piloting a specialized Mental Health Court in February 1999.
King County's new Mental Health Court project was inspired by a similar court which has been operating in Broward County, Florida since July of 1997.
Questions may be directed to the Office of the Presiding Judge, King County District Court, W-1034 King County Courthouse, 516 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, 206-296-3594.
www.comm.psych.pitt.edu /Vol-14-2/king.html   (1238 words)

  
 King County Washington Lawsuit Attorney | Lawyer King County, WA Employees Demand Equal Pay for Equal Work
Arlene Roberts became a King County employee in 1981 when the county took over most of the City of Seattle's health department pursuant to an inter-local agreement between the City of Seattle and King County.
The action alleges that King County laid Sanusi off from his position in the Finance Division in 1996 and he accepted a transfer to an ASO II position in the King County Department of Health that had a 40-hour workweek.
To address this confusion, in 1991 the King County Human Resources Department allegedly adopted a policy of calculating the new salary on the basis of the hourly rates of pay for the two positions involved.
www.lawcash.com /attorney/2448/king-county-washington-lawsuit.asp   (1317 words)

  
 HistoryLink.org: The Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History
King County voters defeat parks-plus-aquarium bond issue on September 20, 1988.
King County voters make John Spellman the County's first Executive and choose seven members for the new County Council on March 11, 1969.
King County Council approves controversial Critical Areas Ordinance on October 25, 2004.
www.historylink.org /this_week/index.cfm   (1301 words)

  
 :: King County History - King County Snapshots ::
King County, Washington, of which Seattle is the county seat, is a geographically diverse county comprised of dense urban areas on the shores of Puget Sound, affluent suburbs east of Lake Washington, rural communities in fertile river valleys to the southeast, and remote towns in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.
Since its establishment on December 22, 1852, King County's western border has moved from the Pacific Ocean to Puget Sound, but the county remains the state's 11th largest in size and its largest in population, with over 1.7 million residents and 39 cities and towns at the 2000 census.
This map lists the eight locations which are home to the twelve participating organizations, and shows King County's location within Washington State.
content.lib.washington.edu /imls/kcsnapshots/history.html   (322 words)

  
 ATSDR - PHA - Lower Duwamish Waterway, Seattle, King County, Washington
The King County Water Quality Assessment concluded that occasional swimming or recreation in the Duwamish River is not likely to result in chemical exposures that are of a health concern.
The PH-SKC advisory warns harvesters that shellfish harvested near urban areas along the King County shoreline are potentially contaminated, and the DOH Food Safety and Shellfish Programs advisory recommends against the consumption of shellfish from the King County shoreline except for Vashon-Maury Island.
DOH supports King County's existing advisory that warns of contaminants in shellfish, bottomfish, and crabs near urban areas of the King County shoreline.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/lowerduwamish/ldw_p3.html   (5756 words)

  
 King County Law Library - Washington Probate Research Guide
The legal encyclopedia on this website does not address Washington law, but does include basic information about probate in general, as well as answers to such questions as "Who pays Mom’s debts after she dies?" Written for non-lawyers, Nolo press materials answer legal questions in a straight forward, non-technical fashion.
In Washington, laws concerning probate are found in Title 11 of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW).
The Washington Lawyer’s Practice Manual (WLPM) series is a great resource for practicing attorneys and for non-lawyers who need quick, though in-depth, knowledge of a particular subject.
www.kcll.org /researchhelp/researchguides/probate.html   (966 words)

  
 King County, Washington
County data may not add to the state totals presented in the State of Washington profile or the Human Services section.
County licensed drivers data will not add to the state totals presented in the Washington State profile because the county numbers exclude drivers whose county of residence is unknown.
Vehicles for which county of licensing is unknown have not been prorated by county.
www.ofm.wa.gov /databook/county/king.asp   (568 words)

  
 ATSDR - PHA - Pacific Sound Resources, Seattle, King County, Washington
Pacific Sound Resources (PSR) was a wood preserving facility located in King County, Washington, on the southern shore of Elliott Bay near the city of Seattle.
King county had a population of over 1,250,000 in 1980 and 1,500,000 in 1990.
The Washington Birth Defects Registry is a registry of children with serious birth defects diagnosed before their first birthdays.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/pacific/psr_p1.html   (2577 words)

  
 King County Explorer Search and Rescue
King County Explorer Search and Rescue (ESAR) is the largest of nine units in the King County Search and Rescue Association (KCSARA).
ESAR is the county's primary ground search and non-technical rescue unit, and responds to over 50 missions a year in both King County and around the state of Washington.
King County ESAR is highly committed to its youth members, but also welcomes older members as field team members as well as in various supporting roles.
www.kcesar.org   (218 words)

  
 Washington State Business and Project Development
King County is the largest business center in both the State of Washington and the Pacific Northwest with cutting-edge companies and an unmatched spirit of innovation.
King County not only has the largest population, but also the largest number of businesses within the State of Washington, with roughly 1.8 million residents and 76,677 businesses.
The County is a leading global center for several emerging industries: aerospace, biotechnology, clean technology, information technology, and international trade and logistics.
www.choosewashington.com /counties/Detail.asp?county_id=53   (226 words)

  
 King County, Washington houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7.
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in King County is $698 a month.
King County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Washington state average.
www.city-data.com /county/King_County-WA.html   (592 words)

  
 Reclaimed Water Program -- King County Wastewater Treatment Division
King County's Regional Wastewater Services Plan -- the 30-year operating plan for our wastewater system -- calls for expanding the production and use of reclaimed water as a valuable resource.
The county's Wastewater Treatment Division has been safely using reclaimed water since 1997 at its regional treatment plants in Seattle and Renton.
King County's South Treatment Plant in Renton, for example, distributes about 1.3-million gallons of Class A reclaimed water off-site during the hotter months of July and August.
dnr.metrokc.gov /wtd/reuse   (418 words)

  
 Washington Valuation & Consulting - King County, Washington Appraisers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Washington Valuation and Consulting Services provides residential appraisals, commercial real estate appraisals and consulting services for property owners, buyers and investors in Washington State.
Their licensed and certified appraisers are experienced in appraising single family houses, multi-family dwellings, mobile homes, hotels, motels, restaurants, retail and office buildings, business parks, multi-use commercial properties, subdivisions and undeveloped land.
Washington Valuation and Consulting Services are knowledgeable about FHA appraisals and Fannie Mae guidelines for the purpose of securing real estate loans.
www.northwestgoldcoast.com /washington_valuation/index.html   (184 words)

  
 BORDC: Resolution Details - King County, Washington
WHEREAS, King County has a diverse population whose contribution to the community are vital to its economy, culture and civic character, and
WHEREAS, King County is proud of its long and distinguished tradition of protecting the civil rights and civil liberties of all its residents and affirming the fundamental rights of all people, and
Resolve that King County calls on Congress to adopt S. 1709, the SAFE Act, which is sponsored by a bipartisan group of senators and which would amend and clarify several provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act including:
www.bordc.org /detail.php?id=52   (580 words)

  
 King County, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In King County, Fishing, hunting and trapping, Water transportation and Publishing industries, except Internet industries, in terms of United States location quotient, are the most dominant in the region.
The percent of employment in the Fishing, hunting and trapping sector is 13.54 times the percent of the national average, This signifies that King County produces more than its local requirement of products and/or services of Fishing, hunting and trapping.
In King County, Professional and technical services, Food services and drinking places, and the Administrative and support services industries have the largest percent of jobs of all industries.
www.ecanned.com /indsum/level2/WA/King.html   (335 words)

  
 King County Library System Home Page
KCLS-SPL Reciprocal Use Borrowing Agreement – Effective October 1, 2006 a modified reciprocal use agreement between the King County Library System (KCLS) and The Seattle Public Library (SPL) will be in place as a temporary solution to a continuing financial imbalance between the two library systems.
King County Library System is located in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.
KCLS is not responsible for the accuracy of information on the Internet and cannot control what banner advertisements a site may elect to put on their web page.
www.kcls.org   (391 words)

  
 King Co., WA - USGenWeb Project
This county in western Washington is bounded on the west by Puget Sound; on the north bySnohomish County; on the east by the crest of the Cascades and on the south by Pierce County.Covering 2,136 square miles, it has diversified industries and the largest population of any county in the state.
The county was established from a portion of Thurston County, by theOregon Territorial Legislature on December 22, 1852.
It was named for William Rufus King of Alabama, vice president of the United States, 1853-57, in the Franklin Pierce Administration.
www.rootsweb.com /~waking/index.htm   (188 words)

  
 King County Washington Women Lawyers - Board
This is Becky's first year on the board of King County Washington Women Lawyers.
Becky is an associate with the law firm of Riddell Williams P.S. in Seattle, practicing primarily labor and employment law.
Becky is a graduate of Vassar College and the University of Washington School of Law and the Evans School of Public Affairs, from which she received a Masters of Public Administration.
www.kcwwl.org /rebeccaandrews.html   (157 words)

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