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- posted Dec 27, 2012 at 1:39 PM
All suspects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
- posted Dec 28, 2012 at 2:05 PM— updated Dec 28, 2012 at 6:15 PM
My grandfather Elfers loved to argue, and on one occasion when I was about 10 years old, I saw him get a glint in his eye, and raise his voice as he talked about politics. I, too, became interested in politics and later ran for public office. I, too, love to argue and discuss what’s going on in the world. That’s partly why I write this column.
- posted Dec 28, 2012 at 2:08 PM— updated Dec 28, 2012 at 6:15 PM
As 2013 approaches I like to clear mental notebook, which is very short, of all my crabby scribbling. Here are a few news and notes from all over the place.
- posted Dec 29, 2012 at 9:56 PM
The start of the new year is prime time for Washingtonians to hunt for ducks and geese, fish for hatchery-reared steelhead and enjoy the annual spectacle of bald eagles, snow geese, elk, big-horn sheep and other wintering wildlife.
- posted Dec 29, 2012 at 9:59 PM— updated Dec 29, 2012 at 10:00 PM
Washington's minimum wage increases 15 cents to $9.19 an hour beginning Jan. 1.
- posted Dec 29, 2012 at 10:07 PM
As we look ahead in 2013, the cost and availability of electricity will become more important to our families, farmers, merchants and factories.
- posted Dec 29, 2012 at 10:13 PM
The holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but that also means you may be at greater risk for fire.
- posted Dec 29, 2012 at 10:17 PM
The WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates have been posted for next week.
- posted Dec 30, 2012 at 10:21 AM
“We always meant to get married,” said the Senior Legal Helpline caller. “But something always got in the way.”
- posted Dec 30, 2012 at 12:42 PM
Federal Way 136, Rogers 110, White River 109, Franklin Pierce 89, Emerald Ridge 85, Todd Beamer 78.5, Puyallup 77.5, Lakes 77, Kentwood 69, Enumclaw 64,
- posted Dec 31, 2012 at 10:06 AM
Another winter is upon us, and Barton Sutter, a poet who lives in Duluth, knows all about cold and snow. Here’s a preview to get us thinking about what’s in store for us. Another winter is upon us, and Barton Sutter, a poet who lives in Duluth, knows all about cold and snow. Here’s a preview to get us thinking about what’s in store for us.
- posted Dec 31, 2012 at 10:39 AM
Our songs went up and out the chimney, And roused the home-gone husbandmen; Our allemands, our heys, poussettings,
- posted Dec 31, 2012 at 11:25 AM
Here are results and team scores from the South Puget Sound League girls wrestling tournament on Dec 27.
- posted Dec 31, 2012 at 12:18 PM
Much has been reported on changing food and nutrition trends in recent years and 2012 was no exception. Analysts agree: Americans want to eat more healthily.
- posted Dec 31, 2012 at 12:34 PM
State Sen. Pam Roach will host five 31st Distirct town hall meetings prior to the upcoming legislative session.
- posted Dec 31, 2012 at 12:57 PM
The holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but that also means you may be at greater risk for fire. Whether you are getting ready to do some holiday entertaining at home or headed out to ring in the New Year, the State Fire Marshal’s Office suggests following these simple tips to ensure a celebration that is both festive and fire-safe.
- posted Dec 31, 2012 at 1:12 PM
Contrary to the belief that it’s only the most obnoxious or annoying songs that get stuck in our heads, Western Washington University psychology professor Ira Hyman has found that it’s the songs people know and like that most often become intrusive.
- posted Jan 1, 2013 at 3:24 PM
King County Sheriff's Office detectives Need Help locating suspect/vehicle
- posted Jan 1, 2013 at 3:41 PM
With just hours left in 2012, Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) capped off a very successful year with the adoption of its 2,500th pet
- posted Jan 1, 2013 at 3:49 PM
A man was pepper sprayed by a robbery suspect early this morning during a residential robbery in unincorporated King County near Redmond.
- posted Jan 1, 2013 at 4:46 PM
For two years in a row the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has helped to put more than $30 billion into the hands of small business owners across the country.
New website to help states implement self-employment assistance programs | U.S. Small Business Administration
- posted Jan 1, 2013 at 5:22 PM
The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Labor today jointly announced a new website to support state workforce and unemployment agencies in implementing or enhancing Self-Employment Assistance programs.
- posted Jan 2, 2013 at 7:01 PM
The Washington Racing Hall of Fame has announced 20 finalists in five categories eligible to win the state’s highest honor in Thoroughbred racing for 2013.
- posted Jan 3, 2013 at 10:07 AM— updated Jan 4, 2013 at 9:19 AM
Kent, Renton, Bellevue, Issaquah, Sammamish, Ellensburg, Enumclaw be warned — “The 206” is coming for you.
- posted Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40 PM
The White River basketball program invaded Orting Friday night. Showing no mercy, the Hornet boys and girls teams buried the Cardinals by a combined score of 149-39.