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- Jan 28, 2016 at 4:00PM
President Ronald Reagan was a master politician. He created a conservative narrative about government that resonates with conservatives to this day. The problem with Democrats, according to Drew Westen in his book, “The Political Mind”, is that they have no competing narrative; in fact, they have no narrative at all.
- Aug 1, 2015 at 5:28PM
Two homes were evacuated in South Prairie after a brush fire started in a ten acre field around 2:00 this afternoon. More than 15 different rigs were brought to this fire by East Pierce, Buckley, Orting and Riverside fire departments. One firefighter was overcome with heat exhaustion and was transported away.
- Jan 29, 2016 at 9:00AM
A suspect was arrested the afternoon of Jan. 19 at a Griffin Avenue location, detained for transport to the King County jail. The suspect was wanted on a felony warrant out of Washington County, Oregon.
- Jan 29, 2016 at 10:30AM
Winter travelers partaking in outdoor recreational use on SR 410 are being asked to obey all signage and warnings regarding parking near and/or on highways.
- Jan 29, 2016 at 1:00PM
Hunters may now purchase and submit applications for a 2016 spring black bear hunting permit, applicable to specific areas of western and eastern Washington. To be eligible for a permit, hunters must purchase and submit an application to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) by midnight Feb. 29.
- Jan 29, 2016 at 2:03PM
Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s agency-request bill to raise the sale age of tobacco and vapor products to 21 today passed the House Health Care & Wellness Committee in a bipartisan 9-3 vote.
- Dec 16, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jan 29, 2016 at 4:47PM
The Bible says that near the end times there will be wars and rumors of wars. We must be nearing the end because it seems people are willing to fight over just about anything and everything. Now, in the beginning of the 21st century, right at Christmas time, the season of peace, we have (drumroll please) The Greeting Wars.
- Aug 2, 2015 at 10:48PM
Tribal Waters surged late and scored a three-length victory Saturday in the $13,600 Muckleshoot Casino Purse for 3-year-olds and up.
- Aug 2, 2015 at 10:34PM
Pending late mail, 23 horses have been nominated to the 80th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile on Sunday, August 16.
- Aug 2, 2015 at 10:51PM
Seadrifter raced to an early lead and held off all challengers for a 1 ¼-length victory Friday in the Stella Artois Purse for older fillies and mares.
- Aug 2, 2015 at 11:48PM
Drivers traveling westbound on Interstate 90, will experience delays due to a major lane closure next wee
- Jan 30, 2016 at 9:00AM
An off-duty police officer watched as a vehicle was driven off a roadway and into a ditch. Information was provided to the Washington State Patrol regarding the impaired driver. The incident occurred at 6:45 p.m. Jan. 19 near Orting.
- Jan 30, 2016 at 10:00AM
So, what’s going on is, I’m exploring my way through the life of Jesus, through the perspective of the Apostle John, in his Gospel record. John has an interesting and unique take on who this Jesus was and I like it – well, sometimes I like it, and sometimes it’s rather alarming!
- Jan 30, 2016 at 11:00AM
Most people are surprised to learn that state government plays an important role in presidential primary elections.
- Aug 3, 2015 at 11:38AM
Maintenance work by King County continues along a dozen miles of levees that protect the cities of Renton, Tukwila and Kent from Green River flooding. This work requires temporary, intermittent closures of sections of the Green River Trail, which sits atop the levee system through the Green River Valley.
- Aug 3, 2015 at 12:00PM
More than 72,000 bicyclists and pedestrians were counted by volunteers across Washington during a three-day survey in 2014. As another survey cycle nears, about 400 volunteers will again be needed this fall to count the number of people who ride bike or walk to their destinations. Volunteer registration is starting now.
- Jan 30, 2016 at 12:00PM
The seemingly endless stream of Obama Administration rules to circumvent Congress and states is driving people away from finding practical solutions to problems and into courtrooms filled with highly-paid attorneys waging a “paperwork” war.
- Aug 3, 2015 at 1:00PM
Significantly more teen boys in Washington are getting vaccinated against HPV, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Data for teen immunizations were released this week by the CDC in the 2014 National Immunization Survey. Washington immunization rates for teens rose for every vaccine and dose, except for the third dose of HPV for teen girls. The HPV vaccines protect against human papilloma virus strains that cause 75 percent of cervical cancers; the vaccine is the best tool for HPV-related cancers.
Commission to consider waterfowl seasons, discuss steelhead management | Department of Fish and Wildlife
- Aug 3, 2015 at 2:52PM
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will conduct a public hearing and take action on proposed 2015-16 migratory waterfowl hunting seasons during a public meeting Aug. 7-8 in Olympia.
- Aug 3, 2015 at 4:00PM
More than 2,200 drivers had approximately 27,000 civil penalty fees for unpaid tolls waived through a new program introduced last week by the Washington State Department of Transportation.
- Aug 4, 2015 at 9:55AM
The 2015 Special Olympics Flame of Hope was lit in Athens, Greece, and was carried all the way through 21 states before it was placed into the hands of Buckley resident Zeth Grover and the White River Unified Sports Team. Grover and his team received the torch at 9:48 a.m. July 3, and carried it for a mile through Des Moines.
- Aug 4, 2015 at 11:00AM
In 1967, the Beatles released “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” That’s how Keith Banks opened his retirement letter to the White River School District’s board of directors and Superintendent Janel Keating.
- Aug 4, 2015 at 12:00PM
Police responded shortly before 8 a.m. July 29 to the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Porter Street, the scene of a two-car collision. There were no injuries but both vehicles had to be towed.
- Aug 4, 2015 at 1:00PM
Breastfeeding can give babies a healthy start in life. Hospitals play an important role in helping mothers start and continue breastfeeding. A new state program, Breastfeeding Friendly Washington Hospitals, recognizes hospitals that are taking steps to support breastfeeding.
- Aug 4, 2015 at 3:13PM
Drivers who rely on the State Route 167 Puyallup River Bridges (Meridian) are encouraged to plan for delays and alternate routes during the weekend of Aug. 7. Both the northbound and southbound SR 167 bridges that span the Puyallup River will be closed to traffic while crews relocate an obsolete steel truss bridge.