King County Government http://kplu.org en King County wants you to camp out in a cargo shipping container http://kplu.org/post/king-county-wants-you-camp-out-cargo-shipping-container <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-983381.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-983381.mp3</a></p><p>Imagine you&rsquo;ve spent the day hiking trails in the woods and roasting s&rsquo;mores. Now imagine you&rsquo;ve left your tent at home, only to take shelter in a cargo shipping container. That&rsquo;s the challenge King County Parks hoped would inspire designers to blend the outdoor experience with eco-friendly containers.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 25 Aug 2011 00:21:13 +0000 Monica Spain 2416 at http://kplu.org King County wants you to camp out in a cargo shipping container Metro bus route changes take effect this Saturday http://kplu.org/post/metro-bus-route-changes-take-effect-saturday <p>King County's Metro Transit is making lots of changes to its bus schedules starting this Saturday, February 5.</p><p><strong>Who's affected?</strong></p><p>The changes will impact all areas of the county and include routing and bus stop changes for approximately <a href="http://metro.kingcounty.gov/up/scvchange.html">two dozen routes</a> from various areas of the county that pass through downtown Seattle. Thu, 03 Feb 2011 17:59:56 +0000 Gary Crawford 705 at http://kplu.org Metro bus route changes take effect this Saturday Traffic court getting tougher for speeders? http://kplu.org/post/traffic-court-getting-tougher-speeders <p>If you challenge a speeding ticket in traffic court, you’ve had a good chance of getting it thrown out in recent years.&nbsp; That’s because prosecutors in western Washington have been cutting their budgets and prioritizing for bigger crimes.&nbsp;</p><p>Prosecutors have been absent from traffic court for at least five years, <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2013855598_traffictickets06m.html">according to The Seattle Times</a>.&nbsp; At the urging of presiding King County District Court judge Barbara Linde, that's changing.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Jan 2011 15:54:45 +0000 KPLU News Staff 488 at http://kplu.org This Morning's Headlines http://kplu.org/post/mornings-headlines-2 <p><strong>787 Test Flight Fire "Significant"</strong></p><p>The 787 test planes are grounded indefinitely until Boeing can figure out how a fire started during a Tuesday flight.&nbsp; This morning, <a href="http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Updated-Boeing-Statement-on-prnews-2454370564.html?x=0&amp;.v=1">company officials said</a> the fire caused "significant" damage to a power panel.&nbsp; Fri, 12 Nov 2010 14:43:45 +0000 Gary Davis 137 at http://kplu.org This Morning's Headlines