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- Nov 18, 2012 at 12:41PM
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the King County Council Chambers.
- Nov 18, 2012 at 2:21PM
An Everett auto dealership sued by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office for deceptive advertising, along with other illegal business practices, says it will change its ways. In a deal reached today, the owner of Performance Kia and the former Performance Nissan will pay $150,000 in attorneys’ fees and penalties to resolve the lawsuit.
- Nov 18, 2012 at 3:07PM
The National Weather Service has released a special weather statement predicting heavy rain and wind.
- Nov 18, 2012 at 3:52PM
New research, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), found that people with heart disease who regularly meditate may be able to reduce their risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke nearly by half.
- Nov 18, 2012 at 6:50PM
In preparation for the busy holiday shopping season, Forbes.com is forecasting that companies will be hiring roughly 700,000 seasonal workers.
Revenue Council projects $900 million shortfall for next biennium | Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.
- Nov 18, 2012 at 8:02PM
Quarterly revenue projection remains stable for current budget.
- Nov 18, 2012 at 8:28PM
Employers planning to claim an expanded tax credit for hiring certain veterans should act soon, according to the IRS. Many businesses may qualify to receive thousands of dollars through the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, but only if the veteran begins work before the new year.
- Nov 18, 2012 at 8:57PM
2011 Medical Examiner's annual report shows King County death statistics and trends
- Nov 18, 2012 at 9:21PM
The latest Consumer Price Index news release for the greater Seattle area is now available from BLS.
- Nov 19, 2012 at 11:10AM
And snow in the mountains means an early opening at Crystal Mountain, who announced Monday that the resort will open for limited operations Wednesday.
- Nov 19, 2012 at 11:33AM
Longtime White River High coach Mike Williams will be among the honorees during a Saturday evening ceremony hosted by the Washington State Baseball Coaches Association.
- Nov 19, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 1:15PM
The first provisions of Initiative 502, the measure legalizing marijuana for recreational use at the state level, will go into place Dec. 6, pending election certification later this month. On that date, up to one ounce of useable marijuana will be decriminalized and the Driving Under the Influence of Drugs mandate will go into place.
- Nov 19, 2012 at 12:34PM
More than two inches of rain are expected in some areas and flooding is expected in low lands and along urban streams and rivers in King and Pierce counties, including the Puyallup.
- Nov 19, 2012 at 1:01PM
Before and after the election day news of legal marijuana in Washington state, speculation, misinformation, unanswered questions and "unanswered" questions have been lobbed from all sides. Will I be able to buy a joint from the 7/11? Does marijuana have an open container equivalent? How will marijuana be packaged and sold?
- Nov 19, 2012 at 3:09PM
I have always been fascinated by space. As a kid growing up, and still now, I was a big fan of science fiction, especially anything in space: Star Trek, Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, Buck Rogers.
- Nov 19, 2012 at 4:13PM
Last year, the district’s middle school had issues with a broken piece in the mechanism that raises and lowers the basketball hoops. The system is more than 50 years old and the parts are obsolete.
- Nov 20, 2012 at 12:01PM
Many vehicles damaged during Hurricane Sandy are expected to move from state to state as they are cleaned up and offered for sale at auto auctions, used car dealerships, and even by private parties.
- Nov 21, 2012 at 12:01PM
Jacoby Miles, a 15-year-old competitive gymnast, was practicing on the uneven bars at Roach Gymnastics when a double back dismount went awry. As Miles described it to coach and gym owner Melanie Roach, she became "lost" in midair, losing a sense of her bearings and landing on her neck. She was transported to St. Joseph's in Tacoma, then Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where she underwent surgery Saturday to correct a dislocated C4 vertebrae.
- Nov 22, 2012 at 12:00PM
Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report for Nov. 13-19
- Nov 22, 2012 at 10:19AM
Whether we celebrate at home with family and friends, attend lots of parties or take a vacation to get away from it all, the holidays always tempt us to consume more food and drink than we normally would – and more than may be good for us.
- Nov 22, 2012 at 10:33AM
It doesn’t take a crystal ball to see what future transportation improvement projects are in store for communities across the state. Find out by checking Washington’s final draft of the 2013-2016 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
- Nov 22, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 9:14PM
The end of Hostess Brands Inc. is a lesson for us all.
- Nov 22, 2012 at 9:01PM
It is estimated that 30 percent of shoppers will make purchases on Cyber Monday, and according to Nielson, 20 percent of Internet bargain hunters have unknowingly shopped for imitation goods.
- Nov 22, 2012 at 9:24PM
Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to celebrating and supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year, is Nov. 24, 2012.
- Nov 22, 2012 at 9:49PM
Housing Trust Fund investment will support more than 2,300 units for people in need and generate more than 2,800 jobs.