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- Dec 8, 2012 at 6:50PM
Deaf and hard of hearing clients seeking services at the Department of Social and Health Services’ Community Services Offices in Tumwater and Tacoma can now use assistive technologies that send auditory signals directly to hearing aids or Cochlear Implants and that better amplify sound while diminishing background noise.
- Dec 9, 2012 at 10:31AM
I know I have purchased one of those huge economy packs of adhesive tape. But do you think I can find even one roll? My daughters have been fascinated with the sticky stuff since they were small; kind of like Winnie-the-Pooh is with honey.
- Dec 9, 2012 at 10:50AM
Oh, Prue she has a patient man, And Joan a gentle lover,
- Dec 9, 2012 at 3:17PM
U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan announced today that the Western District of Washington collected more than $41 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 related to criminal and civil actions.
- Dec 9, 2012 at 3:21PM
A Seattle man pleaded guilty today in connection with the June 2011 plot to attack a military installation in Seattle, U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan announced.
- Dec 9, 2012 at 3:28PM
December is traditionally a month for giving generously to charities, friends and family. But it’s also a time that can have a major impact on the tax return you’ll file in the New Year.
- Dec 9, 2012 at 3:55PM
Three quarters of surveyed Washington drivers thought they were likely to get a ticket for going 68 MPH on a freeway posted for 60 MPH. Over 90 percent thought they were likely to get arrested if they drove drunk.
- Dec 9, 2012 at 7:32PM
Whenever I make phone calls or send off e-mails to family members and friends to touch base and inquire about their well-being, the answers are almost always the same: “busy,” “crazy busy,” “insanely busy,” “busy, busy, busy.”
- Dec 9, 2012 at 7:42PM
The Department of Justice is reviewing the legalization initiatives recently passed in Colorado and Washington State.
- Dec 9, 2012 at 8:08PM
Clam diggers can look forward to some of the best tides of the year during a six-day razor clam dig set to begin Tuesday (Dec. 11) at Twin Harbors, then expand to include openings at Long Beach, Mocrocks and Copalis beaches later in the week.
- Dec 9, 2012 at 8:16PM
Defendants worked with Shawn Portmann in scheme that crippled Pierce Commercial Bank.
- Dec 11, 2012 at 7:00AM updated Dec 13, 2013 at 1:29PM
Betsy Meyer had an epiphany nearly nine years ago on a bus ride in Seattle. That bus ride took her on a journey to South Africa where she founded an organization called Thembalethu, “Our Hope” in English.
- Dec 11, 2012 at 4:23PM
Trees can sometimes create turmoil between neighbors. These concerns often become more frequent as the winter storm season approaches.
- Dec 12, 2012 at 2:21PM
East Pierce firefighters are responding to a residential structure fire on the 27200 block of 86th St. E., according to a status update on IAFF Local 3520's Facebook page.
- Dec 12, 2012 at 2:55PM
Rose comes to the council from the Friends of the Buckley Library.
- Dec 14, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 11:12PM
Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report Dec. 4-10
- Dec 14, 2012 at 3:07PM
A man charged by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office for Medicaid fraud has been apprehended.
- Dec 14, 2012 at 3:25PM
Everyone is talking about the “fiscal cliff” deadline looming on Dec. 31, when automatic tax increases and spending cuts take effect unless Congress reaches a compromise. Both political camps are in full campaign mode, blaming the other for the lack of progress.
- Dec 14, 2012 at 3:28PM
A major reason President Obama won the elections of 2008 and 2012 was because he and his advisers harnessed the power of the data-mining capacities of the computer and the mass appeal of the Internet. Obama for America polled, communicated with, organized and milked supporters for donations more effectively than any other candidate in American history.
- Dec 15, 2012 at 9:38PM
The National Weather service released a high wind watch with gusts to 60 mph.
- Dec 15, 2012 at 10:08PM
Eleven recognized and established advocacy groups for people with disabilities and those who receive community-based care have joined with the state Department of Social and Health Services to develop recommendations on how to further ensure the safety and well-being of people receiving various long-term care services.
- Dec 15, 2012 at 10:40PM
King County will fund three water-quality improvement projects, complete stormwater monitoring and pay a state penalty under an agreed order with the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology).
- Dec 15, 2012 at 10:51PM
As temperatures begin to dip, 135 new emergency winter shelter beds are opening for homeless men and women in King County to offer a nightly respite from the cold and wet weather. King County, United Way of King County and several King County cities have joined together to devote additional resources to create safe shelter options for homeless people around the region.
- Dec 15, 2012 at 10:55PM
A man that led police on a high speed chase and then ran into the woods to hide was arrested today after being spotted by the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian1 helicopter.
- Dec 15, 2012 at 10:58PM
Washington state is taking part in the 2013 Teen Video Challenge, a national competition with the aim of getting teens involved with reading and their public library’s summer reading program.