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Communities Home prices, condo sales working hard to play catch-up Home prices, condo sales working hard to play catch-up
Home buyers are buying and sellers are selling. That's true across King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties according to the latest numbers from Zillow. But home values in each of the three counties are still down - some as much as 20 percent from where they were during the height of the housing boom.
Communities Is King County's plan to end homelessness working? Is King County's plan to end homelessness working?(Photo Gallery)
Since its creation, King County's 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness has focused on providing permanent, affordable housing options for those living on the streets. But after a recent review, some argue the plan fails to meet the emergency needs of the county's homeless population and it's time for a change.
Communities Yet another chilly spring on tap for the Northwest? Yet another chilly spring on tap for the Northwest?
It seems like a broken record:

Did you hear? It was a chilly spring in 2008.(Coldest start to June on record)

Did you hear? It was a chilly spring in 2010. (2nd-longest wait for first 75 degree day of year)

Did you hear? It was a chilly spring in 2011. (Coldest April on record, 2nd wettest March-April)

Did you hear? It was a chilly spring in 2012. (3rd wettest March on record)

If long range forecasts are to be believed, tune in next year when I add a line for 2013.