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By Roger Harnack

The State of King - now that's a great idea



Last updated 12/5/2019 at 11:11am

For more than a century, Eastern Washington has sought separate statehood.

Proposals included the state of Lincoln, Columbia and Liberty.

Now, there’s a different twist on independence. A Seattle columnist is metaphorically calling for creation of the state of “King.” He has revived an old idea that King County secede from Washington.

Hey King County, you’ve got my vote for statehood.

We should’ve gotten to this divorce at several times in our state history already. This time is different, however.

Seattleites and King County elitists are bitter the rest of the state rebelled, re...

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