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- Oct 27, 2013 at 1:59PM
My husband and I had my mom’s roof replaced last week. I was contemplating the man from the roofing company who had “project manager” after his name. The tasks he did were varied and extensive, from writing up the contract to picking up supplies to bringing in the dumpster to actually working on the roof.
- Oct 27, 2013 at 2:48PM
After losing a son in 1839, Caroline Gilman wrote to her sister that she had developed "something amounting to aversion to the whole writing process," a process which now "seemed to be almost a disease."
- Oct 27, 2013 at 3:24PM
Annual briefing from 4Culture—the cultural services agency for King County (Briefing No. 2013-B0158).
- Oct 27, 2013 at 3:18PM
While fog has been a daily hassle in the lowlands, clear skies, sunshine and warm temperatures have been the daily norm at Mount Rainier with Fall colors still vibrant. Mount Rainier Superintendent Randy King encourages visitors to take advantage of this opportunity to come to the mountain before conditions change.
- Oct 27, 2013 at 4:12PM
As Washington voters cast ballots in the 2013 General Election, thousands of students in grades K-12 will get their chance to vote in the Washington State Mock Election.
- Oct 27, 2013 at 4:09PM
The number of gonorrhea cases in Washington is up substantially this year compared to 2012. There have been 3,137 cases through September 2013 compared to 2,350 during the same time in 2012. That’s a 34 percent increase.
- Oct 27, 2013 at 4:06PM
According to the National Retail Federation, the average American plans to spend around 80 dollars on Halloween costumes and products in 2013. Screaming deals are everywhere, but Better Business Bureau warns consumers to be careful when shopping at pop-up retail stores and online “bootiques.”
Latest property tax figures show 2.3 percent increase in 2013 | Washington State Department of Revenue
- Oct 27, 2013 at 4:30PM
Property tax levies due in 2013 increased 2.3 percent to $9.5 billion.
- Oct 31, 2013 at 11:28AM
A multi-million dollar claim for damages filed by two former Black Diamond police officers against the city was denied, according to a letter from attorney Robert L. Christie, who represents the police department, Mayor Rebecca Olness and Police Chief Jamey Kiblinger.
- Oct 31, 2013 at 1:20PM
Mount Rainier National Park Superintendent Randy King announces that entrance fees into Mount Rainier National Park will be waived for all visitors to the park from Saturday, November 9, through Monday, November 11 in honor of U.S. Veterans and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces. This is the final fee free weekend for 2013.
- Nov 1, 2013 at 3:32PM
The National Weather Service has released a wind advisory and forecasts rain heavy enough to cause minor flooding for Saturday.
- Nov 2, 2013 at 1:04PM
A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH AND/OR GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.
- Nov 2, 2013 at 1:26PM
As the time change approaches on Sunday, November 3rd, the Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office reminds residents that one easy step can help save their lives – changing the batteries in their smoke alarms.
- Nov 3, 2013 at 4:05PM
It’s taken my husband and me a couple years to adjust to having teens around the house. They have opinions of their own, once they are driving they want to go places by themselves, and they may or may not do what we want when we want them to do it.
- Nov 8, 2013 at 4:07PM
The formally known Enumclaw Oktoberfest underwent a name change this year to go along with the many other evolutionary steps it has taken.
- Nov 9, 2013 at 6:42PM
eginning with the pre-Breeders' Cup stakes on Friday, Nov. 1, former Washington trainer Mike Harrington and his wife Patricia's homebred two-year-old Better Bet, a California-bred son of Southern Image-Short Sentence, a daughter of Harrington-trained Swiss Yodeler (who would sire the winner, Swiss Lake Yodeler, of the Golden State Juvenile Fillies Stakes one race later), won the Golden State Juvenile Stakes.
- Nov 9, 2013 at 6:48PM
There may be chaos still around the world, This little world that in my thinking lies; For mine own bosom is the paradise Where all my life's fair visions are unfurled.
- Nov 10, 2013 at 7:04PM
A long-time Seattle investment adviser was convicted today by a federal jury of 32 criminal counts including wire fraud, money laundering and investment advisor fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
- Nov 10, 2013 at 8:04PM
A former tax preparer who enriched himself by filing false tax returns for low income people was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 30 months in prison, three years of supervised release and $2.4 million in restitution for a false claims conspiracy, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
- Nov 10, 2013 at 7:46PM
A repeat offender who attempted to shoot a U.S. Marshal while handcuffed, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 15 years in prison, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
- Nov 10, 2013 at 7:08PM
A resolution adopting the Flood District’s 2014 work program, budget, operating budget for King County, capital budget, six-year capital improvement program, oversight budget and opportunity fund project list, and authorizing improvements (Substitute Resolution FCD2013-14.2).
Hotline to report dead, sick or injured swans available | Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
- Nov 10, 2013 at 7:50PM
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has re-established a hotline to report dead, sick or injured swans in three northwest Washington counties as part of its ongoing effort to assess the impact of lead poisoning on trumpeter swans.
- Nov 10, 2013 at 7:54PM
Better Business Bureau announces that it is now accepting entries and nominations for the 2014 Business of the Year Torch Awards.
- Nov 10, 2013 at 7:16PM
Most of us will never touch a Klansman’s robe, or want to touch one. Rachel Richardson, who lives in North Carolina, here touches one for us, so that none of us will ever have to.
- Nov 10, 2013 at 7:13PM
My husband and I sat down with my oldest daughter last week to help her vote for the first time. I'm not going to go into how I voted and whether I'm for or against this or that, I'm just going to comment on the process.