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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."

Missing woman found wandering woods after four-hour search | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jun 11, 2012 at 3:24PM

All suspects named in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Editorial | Ask what you can do for your city | Rich Elfers

  • Jun 11, 2012 at 4:27PM

“Plan with the end in mind.” This is one of the seven points in the book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen Covey. I think it applies to the recent decision by voters to go with the King County Library System rather than keep control of our own library. There were two different and competing visions for Enumclaw in that close vote. Consider the two perspectives, because how Enumclaw will look 20 years from now will depend on which vision is accepted by the residents.

This year’s pruning brings additional challenges | Evergreen Aborist

  • Jun 12, 2012 at 12:01PM

Summer pruning chores are facing extra challenges because of the severe damage from January’s ice and snow storm.

UPDATED: Sheriffs call South Prairie shooting accidental

  • Jun 12, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Jun 13, 2012 at 12:42PM

The incident occurred at approximately 12:30 p.m. in the 22000 block of 131st Street East, in an unincorporated part of Pierce County near South Prairie.

Man rescued off Green River near Covington after spending the night naked on an island | Breaking news

  • Jun 13, 2012 at 11:57AM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue (MVFR) and King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) rescued a man and his dog off of the Green River this morning after they spent a full night on a small island.

Missing woman, possible river rescue on Green River | Black Diamond Fire Department

  • Jun 14, 2012 at 7:59PM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue/Black Diamond Fire Department is reporting emergency personnel are en route to a possible river rescue on the Green River in the 293000 block of Green River Gorge Road.

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