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Healthier food options benefits all | King County Health

  • Mar 25, 2012 at 7:02PM

More than 124,000 students in six school districts are benefitting from improved school food and physical activity, 49 stores in low-income neighborhoods are offering healthier options like fruits and vegetables, and 13,000 affordable housing units are now smoke-free – all as a result of a two-year King County partnership with cities, schools, and organizations to create healthier communities.

Inner tubing and snowshoe walks for two more weekends at Mount Rainier's Paradise

  • Mar 25, 2012 at 7:14PM

Mount Rainier Superintendent Randy King advises that the public sledding area at Paradise will be groomed and staffed through Sunday, April 1.

Wine appreciation – it just takes practice | David White

  • Mar 25, 2012 at 7:53PM

"Aromas of cassis and boysenberry are accented by soft black tea and anise notes, while the palate is defined by caramel, vanilla, Baker's chocolate and intriguing layers of toasted bread and pie spices."

The Constitution vs. social media | Our Corner

  • Mar 26, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Mar 27, 2012 at 8:21AM

Will our Constitution address the Internet world of social media? Does the power of Google and the company’s decisions on what hits the top of search sites trouble us? The collection of information by Facebook and other sites brings up a myriad of privacy problems and the questions once again point back to our Constitution.

'Roundball at the Rock' charity basketball game a slam dunk

  • Mar 26, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Mar 27, 2012 at 8:27AM

The inaugural Roundball at the Rock charity basketball event for the Rotary First Harvest, staged at Bonney Lake High School Saturday, is officially in the archives. With the help of about 100 people – including, fans, coaches, players, volunteers and financial supporters – the program went off without a hitch and was a success.

White River FFA sets fundraising dinner, preparing for state contest

  • Mar 29, 2012 at 10:38AM

Members of White River FFA traveled March 28 to Yelm to compete in the District II Career Development contest.

Wilkeson open house Thursday, March 29 | Town Hall

  • Mar 29, 2012 at 11:59AM

Wilkeson has scheduled an open house for the town hall center design.

Buckley Fire Station 1 decommissioned after 60 years of service

  • Mar 29, 2012 at 12:12PM

Active and retired firefighters, city politicians, volunteer leaders and Buckley families came out to pack the station garage, watch the Honor Guard give a farewell to the building, and share some final memories of the Volunteer Fire Station 1.

Camacho-Flores returns to jockey colony | Emerald Downs

  • Mar 29, 2012 at 12:52PM

Leonel Camacho-Flores, the Northwest's newest riding sensation, returns to Emerald Downs after posting a career-high 47 wins last season.

Bill aimed at halting the sexual abuse of minors signed into law

  • Mar 30, 2012 at 8:27AM

A bill aimed at halting the sexual abuse of minors sponsored by Sen. Pam Roach, R-31st District, was signed into law Thursday, March 29.

UPDATED: Bonney Lake baseball takes the Enumclaw Hornets in extra innings | Slideshow

  • Mar 30, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Apr 2, 2012 at 2:32PM

The Bonney Lake boys baseball team played a home game on Osborne Field Wednesday and beat the Hornets 2-1 in eight innings.

Fastpitch | Enumclaw Hornets beat Bonney Lake | Slideshow

  • Mar 30, 2012 at 5:41PM

The Enumclaw Hornets beat the Bonney Lake Panthers 8-2 on the road Wednesday.

White River boys race past pair of SPSL 2A foes | Track and Field

  • Mar 30, 2012 at 5:55PM

The White River High boys had an easy time defeating two track and field opponents the afternoon of March 21, whipping the Washington Patriots 81-52 and the Steilacoom Sentinels 92-42.

White River tennis squad defeats Fife, Clover Park | Girls Tennis

  • Mar 30, 2012 at 5:58PM

The White River High girls rolled to a 4-1 victory over the Fife Trojans Thursday afternoon in tennis competition.

99th Washington State Patrol basic training class graduates

  • Mar 31, 2012 at 7:59PM

At a ceremony held in the Capitol Rotunda this afternoon, 44 Washington State Patrol Troopers were sworn in by Retired Washington State Supreme Court Justice Gerry L. Alexander, and presented their commission cards by Governor Christine Gregoire and Chief John R. Batiste, who welcomed them into an organization known and trusted by the citizens of Washington.

Two sentenced to prison for food stamp fraud | U.S. District Court

  • Mar 31, 2012 at 8:07PM

Magnolia Gin, 52, of Seattle, and Son Hoang Le, 35, of Bellevue, who owned two adjacent businesses in the White Center were sentenced this week to prison terms for food stamp fraud.

King County Council members to discuss proposed ballot measure for Children and Family Justice Center

  • Mar 31, 2012 at 8:15PM

Metropolitan King County Council members who are part of the bipartisan coalition supporting a ballot measure that would ask voters to fund construction of a new Children and Family Justice Center will participate in a forum on the proposal hosted by Seattle University.

The Magic of Lantern slides | Washington State History Museum

  • Mar 31, 2012 at 8:19PM

Lynette Miller, the Historical Society’s head of collections, curates this exhibit of lantern slides, projectors, and advertising materials organized in conjunction with the national convention of the Magic Lantern Society, which takes place June 21– 24 in Tacoma.

A time to dress up | Living with Gleigh

  • Apr 1, 2012 at 5:41PM

The other night I had a Twilight Zone moment. I’m not talking about the phenomenon that is the Twilight series with the vampires, but rather the old television series the Twilight Zone. People in the series would have some sort of problem, then would find themselves in a weird parallel universe of sorts; often it was a “careful what you wish for scenario.”

Would you flee in fear, or gaze in awe? | Church Corner

  • Apr 1, 2012 at 5:55PM

There are many beautiful symbols for Easter. Spring flowers are wonderful symbols. Bright yellow daffodils bring us the good news: the darkness of winter is over and the promise of new life bursts forth in a profusion of sun-bright yellow. I like to think that the daffodils are the trumpets that declare the good news of that first Easter morning, “the tomb is empty!” Easter lilies burst forth in bright white color to bring light into the darkness of winter.

Discover Pass transferability signed into law

  • Apr 1, 2012 at 6:13PM

A single, state recreation land pass now can be used on either of two motor vehicles, thanks to new legislation signed today by Gov. Chris Gregoire.

10th anniversary of Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest | May 17-20

  • Apr 1, 2012 at 6:28PM

Celebrate nature and the spring migration at the 10th Anniversary of Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest! Field trips galore, presentations, art shows, lectures, and great entertainment are highlights of Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest.

Drugs trafficking organizations busted in raids | DEA and King County Sheriffs Office

  • Apr 1, 2012 at 6:00PM updated at 9:37PM

More than 40 people have been arrested in Western Washington and elsewhere in two distinct drug trafficking investigations. The investigation lead by the Drug Enforcement Administration resulted in 22 arrests on Wednesday, March 28, 2012.

In the Spirit: Contemporary Northwest Native Arts Exhibit | Washington State Historical Society

  • Apr 1, 2012 at 6:40PM

Visitors to the seventh annual IN THE SPIRIT exhibition will see a vibrant and diverse selection of contemporary Native American artwork.

Ask questions before picking kids’ caretaker | Family Matters

  • Apr 1, 2012 at 6:53PM

Parents make many important decisions with regards to their children. Though parents would probably argue all such decisions are important, it’s clear some bear more significance than others.

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