Patriot Way becomes a reality

September 6, 2013

NEW — 4:05 p.m. Sept. 6, 2013

By Greg Farrar The road toward Liberty High School is officially known as Patriot Way Southeast, after the signs were installed Sept. 6.

By Greg Farrar
The road toward Liberty High School is officially known as Patriot Way Southeast, after the signs were installed Sept. 6.

The long road toward Liberty High School officially bears a rather appropriate name, after new Patriot Way Southeast signs were installed Sept. 6. Read more

Mercer Island Councilmember Tana Senn likely to be tapped for state rep next week

September 6, 2013

NEW — 12:55 p.m. Sept. 6, 2013

Tana Senn

Tana Senn

Washington’s newest state lawmaker is likely to be Mercer Island City Councilmember Tana Senn, who likely will be appointed to the state House next week.

A Metropolitan King County Council committee unanimously voted this week to send Senn’s nomination to the full council on Monday, spokesman Al Sanders said. She had been the top choice of local Democratic Party officials to fill a vacancy created by former state Rep. Marcie Maxwell’s decision to join Gov. Jay Inslee’s education team.

If the selection is formalized, it will mark a quick political ascension for Senn, a 42-year-old consultant who work for a national Jewish women’s organization before coming to the Seattle area about a decade ago. Read more