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- Dec 23, 2012 at 5:51PM
I needed a new calendar, which would sound easier to acquire than it is. I have specific needs for my calendars: they have to have a pocket, but only one pocket, and they have to have decent sized squares. I don't need name categories; I use wall calendars like a date book and put the morning events on the top of the square and the evening events on the bottom. I'll let you figure out where I put the afternoon events.
- Dec 23, 2012 at 6:31PM
Christmas is here; Winds whistle shrill, Icy and chill, Little care we;
- Dec 23, 2012 at 6:35PM
When icicles hang by the wall And Dick the shepherd blows his nail And Tom bears logs into the hall And milk comes frozen home in pail,
- Dec 23, 2012 at 6:47PM
A 56-year-old Mill Creek, Washington man pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to production of child pornography.
- Dec 23, 2012 at 7:08PM
Hunters have a chance to win one of nine 2013 special hunting permits if they report this year’s hunting activities for black bear, deer, elk, or turkey to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) by Jan. 10.
- Dec 23, 2012 at 7:20PM
Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced that Washington joined with other states and the federal government to reach an agreement with Amgen, Inc., settling allegations that the drug-maker illegally marketed several drugs.
- Dec 23, 2012 at 8:15PM
We are locked in a seemingly permanent debate over the proper size and scope of government. It was a centerpiece of the recent presidential campaign.
- Dec 24, 2012 at 9:52AM
When we began this column in 2005, I determined not to include any of my own poems because I wanted to introduce our readers to the work of as many of the other American poets as I could.
- Dec 24, 2012 at 2:07PM
Christmas, the day we celebrate, some 2000 years ago when a baby was born who would carry the weight of the world on his back, born to give us grace that we could embrace.
- Dec 24, 2012 at 2:59PM
Donna Moore took photos with Santa Claus pooches Dec. 15 with the help of Jessica Lehew , her mom and Sydney Swift, both freshman at Kentlake High.
- Dec 25, 2012 at 5:53PM
The Archer is wake! The Swan is flying! Gold against blue An Arrow is lying.
- Dec 25, 2012 at 6:07PM
With dozens of snow-laden trees still slumped over the highway, the Washington State Department of Transportation is keeping US Highway 2 closed from Stevens Pass to the west end of Leavenworth.
- Dec 25, 2012 at 7:53PM
Green River Community College has been awarded a grant to launch the South King County College Access Network with a goal to increase college enrollment and completion among South King County students. SKC-CAN expects to serve more than 45,000 students in 27 high schools and 25 middle schools in the Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton and Tukwila school districts.
- Dec 25, 2012 at 8:04PM
That four-letter word that all Washington drivers hate to hear *SNOW* has been mentioned in weather forecast this week, and with the holidays right around the corner, many Washingtonians will be crossing our mountain passes.
- Dec 25, 2012 at 8:09PM
King County marked a milestone with the 1,000th and 1,001st marriage licenses issued since a new marriage equality law took effect in Washington state on Dec. 6.
- Dec 25, 2012 at 9:01PM
Bending trees shed their excess snow naturally due to a change in weather
- Dec 27, 2012 at 11:22AM
The Pierce County child was a boy under 12 years old. In King County, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 70s were lab-confirmed as flu deaths earlier this month.
- Dec 27, 2012 at 1:39PM
All suspects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
- Dec 28, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 6:15PM
My grandfather Elfers loved to argue, and on one occasion when I was about 10 years old, I saw him get a glint in his eye, and raise his voice as he talked about politics. I, too, became interested in politics and later ran for public office. I, too, love to argue and discuss what’s going on in the world. That’s partly why I write this column.
- Dec 28, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 6:15PM
As 2013 approaches I like to clear mental notebook, which is very short, of all my crabby scribbling. Here are a few news and notes from all over the place.
- Dec 29, 2012 at 9:56PM
The start of the new year is prime time for Washingtonians to hunt for ducks and geese, fish for hatchery-reared steelhead and enjoy the annual spectacle of bald eagles, snow geese, elk, big-horn sheep and other wintering wildlife.
- Dec 29, 2012 at 9:59PM
Washington's minimum wage increases 15 cents to $9.19 an hour beginning Jan. 1.
- Dec 29, 2012 at 10:07PM
As we look ahead in 2013, the cost and availability of electricity will become more important to our families, farmers, merchants and factories.
- Dec 29, 2012 at 10:13PM
The holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but that also means you may be at greater risk for fire.
- Dec 29, 2012 at 10:17PM
The WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates have been posted for next week.