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Regional Animal Services of King County team up to find homes for Chihuahuas

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 11:54AM

Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) and the Seattle Animal Shelter are teaming up to find homes for a number of Chihuahuas. The dogs were seized in October after investigators found them living in deplorable conditions in a home in Issaquah. The dogs have been in RASKC custody since then, and were living in foster homes pending the outcome of the case.

King County felon sentenced to seven years in prison for dealing guns and drugs | U.S. District Court

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:02PM

An Auburn resident who sold multiple guns and methamphetamine to a person working with law enforcement was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to seven years in prison and three years of supervised release announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

Federal government shouldn’t make things worse | Don Brunell

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:07PM

The U.S. economy added just 69,000 jobs in May, less than half the expected number, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics revised down jobs figures for the two previous months as the unemployment rate rose to 8.2 percent.

Business ethics and golf | Better Business Bureau

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:11PM

“Where do you fall on golf’s honesty meter?” In a March 2012 survey of 2,015 golfers, Golf Digest found that the majority says it does not break the rules; and of those who occasionally bend, more than 89 percent believe that others do the same.

King County tests disaster response with regional earthquake exercise

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:20PM

King County joined with federal, state, and local agencies this week to test its capacity to respond to and recover from a major earthquake.

10 tips to get your plate in shape in time for summer | MultiCare Center for Healthy Living

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:28PM

As you sit down to eat your next meal, take a moment to look at the food on your plate. Do you have a few food groups on there? Is at least half of your plate full of fruits and vegetables?

King County releases 'The Election Connection'

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:35PM

King County Elections issued the June edition of The Election Connection, an electronic newsletter with information for voters about how to prepare for the upcoming elections.

Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board looking for real-life heroes and heroines

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:39PM

If you know a real-life hero or heroine who saved a life this past year, the Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board would like to hear from you.

Mount Rainier lahar losses could reach $6 billion or more in Puyallup Valley

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 8:49PM

New DNR report examines likely scenarios for a major volcanic mudflow from nation’s most hazardous volcano.

$50,000 Washington State Legislators Stakes notes | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 4:13PM

Track-State-World Record: 1:13 Sabertooth (7), May 22, 2005 Stakes Record: 1:14 3/5*Gadget Queen (5), June 7, 2009

A free pile forgives us our sins | Living with Gleigh

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 4:21PM

My husband and I cleaned out our tool shed last weekend. I call it a tool shed on a very loose level. It's a little wooden shed that was here when we moved in 20 years ago and we have stored tools in it, but it also collects other random items we don't know what to do with.

King County Sheriff now open inside Sammamish City Hall after closing Precinct No. 3 in Maple Valley

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 5:49PM

King County leaders joined today with the city of Sammamish to dedicate a new command center for the King County Sheriff inside Sammamish City Hall, and to launch a new model for service delivery that will increase patrol time on the streets.

Sen. Maria Cantwell calls on FTC to investigate state spike in gas prices

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 5:53PM

New report: “Retail gasoline prices would have fallen to $3.51/gallon this week if prices had followed supply costs…actual prices now are $.77/gallon higher than would have been expected”

Halibut fishery to close off Westport; reopen on north coast for one day | Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 5:57PM

The recreational halibut fishery will close in the northern nearshore area of Marine Area 2 at the end of the day Friday (June 8), while marine areas 3 and 4 will reopen for one more day of fishing June 14.

Preserve Marriage Washington submits petition to overturn same-sex marriage law

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 6:02PM

Preserve Marriage Washington, foes of Washington’s new law authorizing civil marriage for same-sex couples, today submitted an estimated 232,000 petition signatures, virtually assuring a public vote this fall on whether to uphold or overturn the marriage measure, Senate Bill 6239. Sponsors planned to bring in at least 9,000 more signatures by day’s end.

Whooping cough epidemic leads more adults to get vaccinated | State Department of Health

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 6:08PM

The ongoing whooping cough epidemic in Washington is driving higher demand for vaccine among adults as people protect themselves and their families from pertussis.

Door-to-door sellers warning | Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 6:15PM

Guess who is back in town? It’s the door-to-door magazine sellers from out of state who appear on doorsteps claiming outrageously priced subscriptions will help fund “second chance” opportunities for inner city youth. The Washington Attorney General’s Office has issued warnings about such visitors before, and is again alerting consumers to beware of these solicitors and think twice before buying their magazines.

Reports of loan modification rip-offs increasing | Attorney General’s Consumer Resource Center

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 6:53PM

Vianna Engel was determined to hold on to her home. “If I lose my property, my elderly mother loses her home, too,” Engel this week explained to a staff member at the Attorney General’s Office. Her mom’s single-wide mobile home sits on Engel’s property in Rochester. “She took care of me and I’m not going to let this happen to her.”

Collins High School graduation ceremony | Slideshow

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Jun 11, 2012 at 4:33PM

Commencement exercises for Collins High students wwa Friday at the White River High auditorium.

White River's Marcus Dickson runs personal best time in Jim Runyon Dream Mile

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 7:42PM

White River High graduate Marcus Dickson ran fifth in the Jim Runyon Dream Mile in New York running a personal best time of 4 minutes, 3.13 seconds.

E Z Kitty wins the $50,000 Washington State Legislators Stakes | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 8:03PM

E Z Kitty stepped up in class but continued her winning ways Sunday at Emerald Downs.

The Shockingly Simple-Restart a Heart campaign launches to highlight importance of automated external defibrillators in King County

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 8:09PM

Shockingly Simple CampaignIt's shockingly simple to save a life. Today, the Emergency Medical Services Division of Public Health - Seattle & King County launched the Shockingly Simple Campaign to increase adoption and registration of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in King County. AEDs send an electric shock to the heart if a life-threatening condition called sudden cardiac arrest strikes.

Family Reunification Day celebrates children’s return home

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 8:12PM

The majority of children who are removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect and placed into foster care are able to return safely to their families. King County Family Reunification Day, will be held June 29 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at Seattle’s Pacific Science Center (with reception to follow), celebrates the efforts made by families to safely bring children back home after they have been in foster care.

Gas prices fall in region: national average much lower | GasBuddy

  • Jun 11, 2012 at 8:00AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have fallen in the past week, averaging $4.19/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen in the last week to $3.56/g, according to gasoline price website SeattleGasPrices.com.

Daniel Nash | A poor job market for teens burdens our economic future | Editorial

  • Jun 11, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Jun 20, 2012 at 1:41PM

"Why don't you get a job?" It's the age-old summertime refrain passed from every parent who hopes to develop their teen's work ethic and let the couch cushions air out. But today's jobless teens and young adults can respond to their parents, without snark (but probably adding a little snark, anyway): "No one's hiring."

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