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New website helps explain Puget Sound toxic chemical threats | Ecology

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 12:08PM

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has boiled down a 300-page report into a new, user-friendly website that explains what we currently know about toxic chemical pollution in the Puget Sound region.

Political signs near highways must be removed

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 12:13PM

State law allows 10 days to remove signs visible from state highways

Leftover reduction process | Living with Gleigh

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 12:13PM

Crusts with peanut butter and jelly, apple peels, sugared milk in the bottom of the cereal bowl, such is often the diet of parents when their children are small.

Small Business Administration helps veterans get start

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 7:39PM

As the nation marks Veterans Day 2012, the U.S. Small Business Administration continues to build on its successful programs for America’s military veterans, helping tens of thousands of veterans each year with small business financing, comprehensive business training and counseling and access to federal contracts.

King County Recorder’s Office plans for marriage equality

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 7:44PM

The King County Recorder’s Office is making plans for the first day of marriage equality in Washington state.

Washington awarded grant to help foster children with emotional disabilities

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 8:10PM

The federal Administration of Children and Families has awarded Washington a $639,000 grant to enhance mental health services for children in foster care.

Budget Committee sends Council 2013 Budget that meets current needs with a focus on the future

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 8:15PM

Proposed spending plan maintains public safety and human services, while preserving strong bond rating and County reserves

Charles Royer appointed to Washington State Transportation Commission

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 8:18PM

Gov. Chris Gregoire has appointed Charles T. Royer of Seattle to the Washington State Transportation Commission. He will serve the remaining six months of the six-year term being vacated by Commissioner Richard Ford, who has resigned effective Nov. 30.

Legislators, community to discuss 2013 mental health and substance abuse priorities

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 8:35PM

Preserving critical treatment funding for youth, adults tops list of priorities

Gas prices fall 8.4 cents | GasBuddy

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 12:59PM

Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have fallen 8.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.56/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.46/g, according to gasoline price website WashingtonGasPrices.com.

Barn Clothes | Poem by Michael Walsh

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 4:30PM

Our sense of smell is the one sense most likely to transport us through time.

Daniel Nash | Will state measures step on Federal toes? | Our Corner

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Nov 13, 2012 at 3:53PM

Is everyone ready to breathe out a collective sigh of relief after the election? Yeah? Good. Don't kick back just yet, though. The state had two measures on the ballot with at least potential significance to the Federal agenda: Referendum 74 and Initiative 502.

Gateway Concert Band offers winter concert at Enumclaw, White River high schools

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 11:13AM

The Gateway Concert Band will present its winter concerts, entitled “Yuletide Celebration,” at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the White River High School auditorium and at 7:15 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Enumclaw High School auditorium.

State DOT closes Chinook, Cayuse passes for the winter season

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 12:19PM

Faced with heavy snowfall, avalanche risk and the subsequent hazardous driving conditions, authorities decided to close Chinook and Cayuse passes for the season the morning of Nov. 12.

An assist in car-versus-elk collision | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Nov 14, 2012 at 2:49PM

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

Ashes ignite fire in garbage pile | Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report

  • Nov 16, 2012 at 5:00AM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report Nov. 6-12

Whooping cough epidemic finally slowing

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 11:28AM

But as overall case counts slow, it's important to remember that whooping cough will always circulate at some level in our communities.

All students need solid grounding in math, science | Don Brunell

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 4:50PM

In “the good old days,” schools emphasized “reading, writing and arithmetic” taught to the tune of the hickory stick.

Attorney General’s Office puts a stop to fake invoices

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 4:59PM

Businesses, government, non-profits and others received misleading bills

Association of Washington Business signs fiscal cliff letter to Congress, President Obama

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 8:30PM

With just 46 days remaining in the 2012 calendar year, Congress must act soon to avoid a fiscal disaster with the approaching fiscal cliff.

Enumclaw City Councilman Kevin Mahelona dies

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 9:00PM updated Nov 19, 2012 at 11:10PM

Enumclaw City Councilman Kevin Mahelona died Nov. 16. The information received indicated the 54-year-old Mahelona suffered from acute interstitial pneumonia.

Erwilian puts the joy back in Christmas | Living with Gleigh

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 11:34AM

It’s time to gear up for Christmas. I know, I know, Thanksgiving is not even here yet. But I’m getting psyched up already because my next door neighbors have extra cars in their driveway most weekends now. That only means one thing to me – it’s time for their band, Erwilian, to start their Christmas concert series.

King County Council meeting highlights | Nov. 19-23

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 12:41PM

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the King County Council Chambers.

Kia dealership agrees to halt false advertising | Washington State Attorney General’s Office

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 2:21PM

An Everett auto dealership sued by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office for deceptive advertising, along with other illegal business practices, says it will change its ways. In a deal reached today, the owner of Performance Kia and the former Performance Nissan will pay $150,000 in attorneys’ fees and penalties to resolve the lawsuit.

Rain and wind coming to the region | Special Weather Statement from NOAA

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 3:07PM

The National Weather Service has released a special weather statement predicting heavy rain and wind.

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