State Rep. Judy Clibborn earns top honors from construction group

August 11, 2010

UDPATED — 12:15 p.m. Aug. 12, 2010

The statewide trade association for the commercial construction industry has named state Rep. Judy Clibborn as Legislator of the Year.

Clibborn, a four-term Democrat and former Mercer Island mayor, represents Talus, southwest Issaquah and Cougar Mountain communities as part of the 41st Legislative District.

Gene Colin, government affairs council chairman for Associated General Contractors, said Clibborn “gets it.”

“She understands that an efficient and adequate transportation system is good for the economy and the environment,” Colin said in a news release.

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Police Blotter for Aug. 11

August 11, 2010

NEW — 12:30 p.m. Aug. 11, 2010

Mail theft

A woman reported that five outgoing checks were stolen from her mailbox, in the 13000 block of Southeast 95th Way, between 9 a.m. July 16 and 9 a.m. July 19. A suspect altered a check for $28 and cashed it for $480.

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