CLARIFICATION: Information in this article, originally published August 6, 2014, was clarified August 7, 2014. A previous version of this story did not include the information that Seattle City Light recovered the copper wire and recycled it. ORIGINAL POST: Two men accused of impersonating members of the Cherokee Nation and conning the top official at City…More
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The long holiday weekend is off to a nice start, with temperatures in the low 70s in the forecast. Perhaps the rain clouds have declared their own independence and relocated elsewhere. More from the National Weather Service forecast. Where to celebrate the Fourth of July: If you procrastinated on planning your holiday, we…More
The Seattle City Council today voted 6-2 to approve a raise of up to $120,000 for City Light Chief Executive Officer Jorge Carrasco. Carrasco, already the highest-paid city employee at nearly $245,000 a year, now has a pay range up to $364,000, though a spokesman for Mayor Ed Murray has said Carrasco would get about $305,000 in a…More
A Seattle City Council committee today approved a raise of up to $110,000 for Seattle City Light CEO Jorge Carrasco that would bring his salary to $364,000 a year. Carrasco already is the highest paid employee in the city, but other heads of public power companies make significantly more, the city personnel director Susan Coskey told the council…More