Washington lawmakers approve a bill to create licensed medical marijuana dispensaries. Seattle Senator Jeane Kohl Welles says there are several protections to keep the system in check: “qualified patients will only receive the arrest protection if they are registered. Employers may establish drug-free workplaces.” Critics say it's another step towards legalizing pot . Governor Christine Gregoire has threatened to veto the bill.
Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way. From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.
Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street. 7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.