News Archive

News Archive

Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus appointed to Sound Transit Board of Directors - Auburn Reporter

Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus appointed to Sound Transit Board of Directors - King County Press Release

2016 SCA Appointments to Regional Boards and Committees

Women's Equality Day - August 26, 2015

Video: Thank You for Moving Washington Forward

Notable Regional Hires: Ellie Wilson-Jones, SCA Policy Analyst

New Priorities for King County's Children & Youth

Local Elected Leaders Travel to Olympia With One Message: Allow Us to Build More Light Rail

Burien Joins "Let's Move!" Campaign

SCA Board Members Visit Snoqualmie's Northwest Railway Museum

Dow Constantine Addresses Regional Prosperity at Federal Way Chamber Event

Mayor of Snoqualmie Elected President of the Sound Cities Association

Seattle Foundation and King County to invest $1.5 million to expand successful community efforts that confront increasing inequity

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson Elected President of Sound Cities Association

Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus Elected Vice President of Sound Cities Association

Sammamish Councilmember Don Gerend Elected Treasurer of Sound Cities Association

Algona Mayor Dave Hill Elected to Executive Committee of Sound Cities Association

SCA 2015 Appointments to Regional Boards & Committees

Mayor Bill Allison Elected to SCA Board of Directors - Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen elected to SCA Board of Directors - Kirkland Reporter

Kenmore Mayor David Baker elected to SCA Board of Directors - Bothell Reporter

Kent City Council's Higgins elected to SCA Board of Directors - Kent Reporter

King County Council Unanimously Adopts Budget that Addresses SCA Priorities

SCA Letter to King County Council re: Budget Priorities

SCA Welcomes Eddy Consulting as Regional Associate Member

SCA 2015 Appointments to Regional Boards & Committees

Mayor Bill Allison Elected to SCA Board of Directors - Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen elected to SCA Board of Directors - Kirkland Reporter

Kenmore Mayor David Baker elected to SCA Board of Directors - Bothell Reporter

Kent City Council's Higgins elected to SCA Board of Directors - Kent Reporter

King County Council Unanimously Adopts Budget that Addresses SCA Priorities

SCA Letter to King County Council re: Budget Priorities

SCA Welcomes Eddy Consulting as Regional Associate Member

SCA Members Involved in Climate Leadership

SCA assists in launch of Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative

SCA unanimously approves policy on oil train safety

King County Elected Officials Unite to Reduce Carbon

Representative DelBene's Marketplace Fairness Act Hearing

City of Renton Wins National Diversity Award

Kamuron Gurol is Burien's Next City Manager

SCA Letter to King County Council re Transportation Benefit District

Issaquah City Councilman Tola Marts is named Elected Official of the Week : The Issaquah Press

John Marchione Named President of Sound Cities Association

King County Transit & Roads Service Funding

Mayor Backus elected to Sound City Association Board of Directors Auburn Reporter

Kent Councilman Higgins elected to Sound City Association Board Kent Reporter

Mayor Leanne Guier Guides Pacific's Recovery | 2013 Person of the Year - Auburn Reporter

SCA Honors Bob Sternoff as Member Emeritus

Share your city's input on the King County Strategic Plan to help shape the future of King County.

Congratulations to 2013 WCMA Management Excellence Awards Winners:  Gwen Voelpel, Assistant City Manager, SeaTac; Derek Matheson, City Manager, Covington; David Johnston, City Manager, Maple Valley; Mark Hoppen, City Administrator, Black Diamond; and Michael Martin, (former) City Manager, Burien.

King County leaders propose Youth Action Plan

Mercer Island Wins National EPA Award for Green Power

SCA Networking Dinner featuring Attorney General Bob Ferguson on September 25, 2013. Sponsored by Foster Pepper, PLLC

SCA City Officials Testify in Favor of Transportation Options

From left-right: John Marchione, Redmond Mayor; Don Gerend, Sammamish Council; John Creighton, Port of Seattle; Tana Senn, Mercer Island Council and State Rep., 41st District; Elizabeth Albertson, Kent Council; Don Persson, Renton Council President Pro Tem; Kim Allen, Redmond Council; David Freiboth, King County Labor Council; Dow Constantine, King County Executive; Dave Hill, Algona Mayor; Jane Hague, King County Council; Larry Phillips, King County Council; Ava Frisinger, Issaquah Mayor; John Wright, Lake Forest Park Council; John Stokes, Bellevue Council; Tom Rasmussen, Seattle Council; David Baker, Kenmore Mayor; Brent Smith, Kenmore Council; Dan Grausz, Mercer Island Council; Margaret Hart, Covington Mayor; Paul Winterstein, Issaquah Council

Renton Mayor & SCA President Denis Law featured in AWC's Cityvision Magazine on transportation needs.

The economy's future lies in cities, not the state or Congress

Renton Welcomes Seahawk Fans - don't forget to get your Cheer Cards!

Kenmore Mayor David Baker and other Local Officials Join First Lady Michelle Obama to Celebrate Efforts to Reduce Childhood Obesity through Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties initiative.

City of Pacific appoints new mayor

SCA Members featured in ComcastNewsmakersWA videos!

In response to the heat wave, the City of Auburn has opened a cooling center at the Auburn Senior Activity Center located at 808 9th St. SE. Other cities are also opening cooling centers. A complete list can be found here, check back for updates as more cities open centers.

Top 10 Booming US Suburbs - Congratulations to Maple Valley, Mercer Island, and Sammamish! 

2013 Governor's Smart Communities Award Winners Announced at AWC Annual Conference

SCA Letter of Support for a Transportation Package

Eastside Transportation Town Hall video - Co-sponsored by SCA, City of Bellevue, and King County

SCA Transportation Needs Graphic

Support a Transportation Package Now - Seattle Metro Chamber Video

Keep King County Moving! Joint Sound Cities Association, Seattle, Bellevue, and King County Brochure

City Resolutions & Letters - Transportation Package; Map showing cities supporting a transportation package

Eastside Town Hall Shows Unified Support for Transportation Package - June 20, 2013 The Chamber article

Kenmore Mayor David Baker elected to 2013 Sound Cities Association Board of Directors

Developers give suburbs love with spate of new projects – 6/20/2013 Puget Sound Business Journal

NEWS: East King County town hall June 19: Transportation at a crossroads

Eastside Transportation Town Hall

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Bellevue City Hall

5:30pm - Open House, 6:30pm - Town Hall

City of Mercer Island Names Next City Manager; Deputy City Manager Noel Treat to be Promoted - Congratulations Noel!

SCA Members Join Business, Labor, and Environmental Leaders in Asking Legislators to Pass Transportation Package NOW!

Congratulations to SCA Member Cities for their efforts in recycling! The Washington State Recycling Association (WSRA) will highlight outstanding recycling achievements May 14. Out of fourteen awards, nine were awarded to King County cities, haulers, schools and businesses.

o Jeanette Brizendine, City of Federal Way Recycling Project Manager received the Individual Recycler of the Year Award.

o The City of Shoreline was awarded the Public Agency Recycler of the Year award.

o The City of Issaquah was awarded the Innovative Recycler of the Year award.

Auburn Named Playful City USA by KABOOM! May 8, 2013

Skykomish gets new railroad to draw tourists! May 3, 2013

Renton Mayor Denis Law Commentary: When we're in danger, remember it's our police officers who come to help. April 26, 2013

Thank you to Representative Upthegrove for the support of an interim Watershed Investment District (WID) stakeholder group that reached consensus on bill language to be introduced in the 2014 legislative session!

Cities make a strong showing at transportation revenue hearings

Google Boom: Kirkland Campus to Double

Sound Cities Association Support for SHB 1253 & Flexible Use of Local Lodging Tax Funds

City exploring creation of municipal parks district – Auburn Reporter

Report shows Washington high-speed Internet improved in 2012 – Mercer Island Reporter

Old library to take on new life as Duvall Visitor and Centennial Center – The Valley View

Who gets to greenlight Bellingham's giant coal port? – Crosscut

The future of education: What entrepreneurs need to know about entering the e-learning space – GeekWire

Old library to take on new life as Duvall Visitor and Centennial Center – The Valley View

Brighter economic forecast for 2013 and 2014 – City of Shoreline

State considers tolls, redefining carpool for I-405 – KING TV

Valley groups work on ways to protect animals, homeowners, in the city they share – Snoqualmie Valley Record

Council studies development agreements, incentive zoning – Edmonds Beacon

Proposal would allow theaters to sell beer and wine – KOMO TV