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SEATAC BLOG: Judge strikes down measure to increase wage to $15/hour

SEATAC BLOG: Judge strikes down measure to increase wage to $15/hour

Our sister site The SeaTac Blog is reporting that King County Superior Court Judge Andrea Darvas on Monday reversed the decision of the SeaTac City Clerk’s “issuance of the Final Certificate of Sufficiency”... [Read more]

Challenger Susan Mahoney Soundly Defeats Controversial “Judge Judy”

Challenger Susan Mahoney Soundly Defeats Controversial “Judge Judy”

Susan Mahoney by Jack Mayne Judith Eiler, the judge who was recently suspended for five days by the state Supreme Court for “rude, impatient and undignified treatment” of people before her in court... [Read more]

Susan Mahoney Says A Judge Can Be Effective And Civil In Court

Susan Mahoney Says A Judge Can Be Effective And Civil In Court

by Jack Mayne Susan Mahoney has been thinking for some time about becoming a judge, but a recent situation where her opponent was disciplined by the state Supreme Court for being rude and abrupt prompted... [Read more]

LETTER: Susan Mahoney Clear Choice in Local District Court Judicial Race

LETTER: Susan Mahoney Clear Choice in Local District Court Judicial Race

An Open Letter to B-Town Blog: By W. Tracy Codd, Burien Attorney Now that the voting ballots are in the mail and in most of our mailboxes, B-Town Blog readers should take note: There is one clear choice... [Read more]

“Judge Judy” & Susan Mahoney Face Off At B-Town Blog Judge’s Forum

“Judge Judy” & Susan Mahoney Face Off At B-Town Blog Judge’s Forum

by Ralph Nichols [REPORTER’S NOTE: Writing on the fast-paced exchanges of a candidates’ forum presents a challenge in conveying what they say with accuracy and balance. Therefore, many answers... [Read more]

REMINDER: Judge’s Forum Is Tonight At 7pm At The ERAC Center

REMINDER: Judge’s Forum Is Tonight At 7pm At The ERAC Center

Everyone is invited tonight (Tuesday, Oct. 19th) at 7pm to a Candidates Forum, which will feature two women running for District Court Judge: Susan Mahoney vs Judith Eiler. Moderating the debate will... [Read more]

Burien-Based Judge Suspended For “Extreme Rudeness” In Courtroom

Burien-Based Judge Suspended For “Extreme Rudeness” In Courtroom

The state Supreme Court has suspended Burien-based District Court Judge Judith Eiler for “extreme rudeness” in her local courtroom. Eiler has served as a King County District Court judge for... [Read more]

18 Cities (Including Burien) Win Red Light Camera Class Action Lawsuit

18 Cities (Including Burien) Win Red Light Camera Class Action Lawsuit

by Scott Schaefer According to The Olympian, on Tuesday (March 2), a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging that 18 Washington cities, including Burien, were charging too much for traffic violations... [Read more]

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Julia Garratt For Judge

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Julia Garratt For Judge

With just a handful of weeks to go before Election Day Nov. 4, we at the B-Town Blog welcome our latest Advertiser: Julia Garratt for Judge. Julia is running for King County Superior Court, Position 22. Julia... [Read more]

UPDATE:Burien's Matt Hale DOESN'T Make It Onto Ballot

UPDATE:Burien's Matt Hale DOESN'T Make It Onto Ballot

UPDATE: We misspoke about this last night – because Laura Gene Middaugh got over 50% of the vote, she will run unopposed in November, so good job Matt, but better luck next time… He may not... [Read more]

Meet The Challenger: Burien’s Matt Hale Takes On Superior Court Incumbent

Meet The Challenger: Burien’s Matt Hale Takes On Superior Court Incumbent

by Mark Neuman Matt Hale has been starting early and thinking big since his early days here in Burien, and he’s still tackling early and big things today. The 1998 graduate of Highline High... [Read more]