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Mayor McGinn opens new King Street Station Jackson Plaza to the public

Mayor McGinn opens new King Street Station Jackson Plaza to the public

Lorne McConachie of the Pioneer Square Preservation Board, Leslie Smith of the Alliance for Pioneer Square, longtime Pioneer Square resident Jan Drago, and Mayor McGinn cut the ribbon for the new Jackson Plaza. (Photo provided by City of Seattle)

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn opened the new King Street Station’s Jackson Plaza to the public on June 24, helping to connect transit to neighborhoods with an environmentally sustainable plaza. Read the full story

Posted in Briefs, Vol 30 No 29 | 7/16-7/22Comments (0)

Dec. 15: Drago and McIver bid farewell to Seattle City Council

Dec. 15: Drago and McIver bid farewell to Seattle City Council

At their farewell party, Richard McIver and Jan Drago both recieved books signed by their colleagues.

Tosh Okamoto (left) and Keith Yamaguchi (right) from the NVC present Drago (in green) the Commander’s Award. Also pictured: Drago’s aide, Barbara Clemons.

Councilmembers Jan Drago and Richard McIver had a joint farewell party at Seattle City Hall’s Bertha Knight Landes Room. Present was the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC), which gave Drago the Commander’s Award. In 2000, Drago was the first local elected official to support naming a U.S. courthouse after Japanese American William Nakamura.

Posted in Community News, Names in the News, News, Vol 29 No 6 | 2/6-2/12Comments (0)

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