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- posted Dec 22, 2012 at 10:23 PM
Starting New Year’s Day, anglers will be required to use barbless hooks until further notice when fishing for salmon, steelhead and cutthroat on a large section of the Columbia River.
- posted Dec 22, 2012 at 11:01 PM
State fishery managers have approved an end-of-the-year razor clam dig over four evenings, leading up to and including New Year’s Eve.
- posted Dec 22, 2012 at 11:05 PM
With 2012 nearing an end, King County Executive Dow Constantine took the opportunity to look back at his office’s top 12 accomplishments of the year and how they build on the reforms of previous years.
- posted Dec 22, 2012 at 11:09 PM
Holiday travelers and skiers enjoying new snow at Snoqualmie Pass this weekend won’t see the finished product but will have indoor facilities available starting Friday, Dec. 21, one month ahead of schedule.
- posted Dec 23, 2012 at 8:48 AM
BOYS BASKETBALL White River 48, Auburn Mountainview 32 December 22 at ShoWare Center White River scoring: Brandon Dove 12, Spencer Swigart 12, Clayton Holm 8, Dustin France 7, Alex Sayler 5, Brandon Garvin 3, Kellan Unijan 1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Mount Rainier 52, White River 37 December 22 at ShoWare Center White River scoring: Kennedy Hobert 14, Kristen Sturdivan 11, Amanda Lance 8, Crystal Narolski 3, Mollie Rasmussen 1. This game was a battle of the state's best. Mount Rainier entered the contest ranked No. 1 in the largest division (Class 4A) while White River entered as the No. 1-ranked team in Class 2A.
- posted Dec 23, 2012 at 4:35 PM
Saying they haven’t seen conditions like this in 30 years, maintenance crews from the Washington State Department of Transportation have closed US 2 from Stevens Pass to the west end of Leavenworth until it is safe for drivers. Skiers can still get to the pass from the west side. Drivers cannot get to the pass from the east side. The pass is not open to through traffic for east or westbound drivers.
- posted Dec 23, 2012 at 4:39 PM
Stevens Pass Mountain Resort remains open despite a road closure on US Route 2 from Stevens Pass Mountain Resort to Leavenworth. The highway remains open from the west to the resort. The east side of the pass has been closed due to trees falling across the road from heavy snowfall.
- posted Dec 23, 2012 at 4:44 PM
According to Men’s Health Magazine, Boise, Idaho, is the new place to be for men who look for health, happiness and quality of life. The magazine conducts regular surveys on health issues and, among other criteria, points out geographical differences. Other advantageous places in the United States are San Francisco and San Jose, California. All three cities scored high marks for physical and mental health for a number of reasons, including low crime rates and relatively short commuting times.
- posted Dec 23, 2012 at 5:51 PM
I needed a new calendar, which would sound easier to acquire than it is. I have specific needs for my calendars: they have to have a pocket, but only one pocket, and they have to have decent sized squares. I don't need name categories; I use wall calendars like a date book and put the morning events on the top of the square and the evening events on the bottom. I'll let you figure out where I put the afternoon events.
- posted Dec 23, 2012 at 6:31 PM
Christmas is here; Winds whistle shrill, Icy and chill, Little care we;
- posted Dec 23, 2012 at 6:35 PM
When icicles hang by the wall And Dick the shepherd blows his nail And Tom bears logs into the hall And milk comes frozen home in pail,
- posted Dec 23, 2012 at 6:47 PM
A 56-year-old Mill Creek, Washington man pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to production of child pornography.
- posted Dec 23, 2012 at 7:08 PM
Hunters have a chance to win one of nine 2013 special hunting permits if they report this year’s hunting activities for black bear, deer, elk, or turkey to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) by Jan. 10.
- posted Dec 23, 2012 at 7:20 PM
Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced that Washington joined with other states and the federal government to reach an agreement with Amgen, Inc., settling allegations that the drug-maker illegally marketed several drugs.
- posted Dec 23, 2012 at 8:15 PM
We are locked in a seemingly permanent debate over the proper size and scope of government. It was a centerpiece of the recent presidential campaign.
- posted Dec 24, 2012 at 9:52 AM
When we began this column in 2005, I determined not to include any of my own poems because I wanted to introduce our readers to the work of as many of the other American poets as I could.
- posted Dec 24, 2012 at 2:07 PM
Christmas, the day we celebrate, some 2000 years ago when a baby was born who would carry the weight of the world on his back, born to give us grace that we could embrace.
- posted Dec 24, 2012 at 2:59 PM— updated Dec 24, 2012 at 3:00 PM
Donna Moore took photos with Santa Claus pooches Dec. 15 with the help of Jessica Lehew , her mom and Sydney Swift, both freshman at Kentlake High.
- posted Dec 25, 2012 at 5:53 PM
The Archer is wake! The Swan is flying! Gold against blue An Arrow is lying.
- posted Dec 25, 2012 at 6:07 PM— updated Dec 25, 2012 at 7:48 PM
With dozens of snow-laden trees still slumped over the highway, the Washington State Department of Transportation is keeping US Highway 2 closed from Stevens Pass to the west end of Leavenworth.
- posted Dec 25, 2012 at 7:53 PM
Green River Community College has been awarded a grant to launch the South King County College Access Network with a goal to increase college enrollment and completion among South King County students. SKC-CAN expects to serve more than 45,000 students in 27 high schools and 25 middle schools in the Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton and Tukwila school districts.
- posted Dec 25, 2012 at 8:04 PM
That four-letter word that all Washington drivers hate to hear *SNOW* has been mentioned in weather forecast this week, and with the holidays right around the corner, many Washingtonians will be crossing our mountain passes.
- posted Dec 25, 2012 at 8:09 PM
King County marked a milestone with the 1,000th and 1,001st marriage licenses issued since a new marriage equality law took effect in Washington state on Dec. 6.
- posted Dec 25, 2012 at 9:01 PM
Bending trees shed their excess snow naturally due to a change in weather
- posted Dec 27, 2012 at 11:22 AM
The Pierce County child was a boy under 12 years old. In King County, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 70s were lab-confirmed as flu deaths earlier this month.