Hempfest http://www.kplu.org en Coming To Tacoma Dome: CannaCon, 'Home And Garden Show, But With Cannabis' http://www.kplu.org/post/coming-tacoma-dome-cannacon-home-and-garden-show-cannabis <p>Move over, Hempfest; there’s a new show in town, and on the same weekend.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">CannaCon is coming to the Tacoma Dome, and organizers hope to make it the biggest cannabis expo in the country.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Picture the Seattle Home and Garden Show, but with cannabis,” said Bob Smart, a medical marijuana retailer who is organizing the event with the help of the Marijuana Business Association.</span></p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:02:29 +0000 Martha Kang 12773 at http://www.kplu.org Coming To Tacoma Dome: CannaCon, 'Home And Garden Show, But With Cannabis' 20th Hempfest draws crowd to Seattle park http://www.kplu.org/post/20th-hempfest-draws-crowd-seattle-park <p>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hempfest.org/drupal/node">The 20th Seattle Hempfest </a>opened at noon Friday in a park on the Seattle waterfront.</p><p>(Photo gallery from Friday afternoon inside.)</p><p> Fri, 19 Aug 2011 23:59:33 +0000 The Associated Press & Jake Ellison 2377 at http://www.kplu.org 20th Hempfest draws crowd to Seattle park Hempfest says it's a 'go' http://www.kplu.org/post/hempfest-says-its-go <p>Seattle&rsquo;s on-again-off-again festival celebrating all things cannabis seems to be on again.</p><p>Officials with Seattle Hempfest say they&rsquo;ve resolved their dispute with the city and the event will be held as scheduled in mid-August at Myrtle Edwards Park.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 22 Mar 2011 14:50:46 +0000 Liam Moriarty 1045 at http://www.kplu.org Hempfest says it's a 'go' Friday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/friday-mornings-headlines-7 <p>Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>King County Property Taxes to Rise as Home Values Fall</strong></li><li><strong>Foss High School Won't Close After All</strong></li><li><strong>Hempfest Sues Seattle Over Permit Denial</strong></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Lower Property Values, Higher Taxes</strong></p><p>It's a "counter-intuitive" reality according to King County Assessor Lloyd Hara. He tells the Seattle Times that many home owners will see their property taxes go up as the value of their homes goes down. Hara says this reality is primarily the result of new voter-approved levies and bonds. Voters approved 44 tax increases in 2010, 38 of them for schools. Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:15:25 +0000 Gary Crawford 773 at http://www.kplu.org Friday morning's headlines