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WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates

  • Nov 4, 2012 at 3:47PM

The WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates have been posted for next week.

Buckley Library hosts Jane Austen event

  • Nov 4, 2012 at 3:51PM

The Friends of the Buckley Library sponsor this free event and will provide refreshments.

Felon sentenced to seven years for trafficking stolen guns | U.S. District Court

  • Nov 4, 2012 at 4:37PM

A Vancouver, Washington man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to seven years in prison and three years of supervised release for possession and sale of stolen firearms and sale or transfer of firearms to a prohibited person.

Civil discourse and the clash of ideas | Lee Hamilton

  • Nov 4, 2012 at 5:14PM

The election of 2012 has called attention to how difficult it is for Americans to talk reasonably with one another about public policy challenges. Our civic dialogue — how we sort through issues and reason with one another — is too often lamentable.

Gas prices fall 15.2 cents | GasBuddy

  • Nov 5, 2012 at 10:18AM

Seattle, November 4- Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have fallen 15.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.68/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.51/g, according to gasoline price website

State wants citizen thoughts about recreation in Washington

  • Nov 5, 2012 at 10:23AM

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office is hosting a series of online public meetings to get people’s thoughts about the future of outdoor recreation in Washington.

Seattle area employee compensation costs up 3.3 percent over the year | U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • Nov 5, 2012 at 11:03AM

The latest BLS News Release showing total compensation costs for private industry workers in the Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia metropolitan area is now available online at

Black Diamond change of government proposition losing | Election Results

  • Nov 6, 2012 at 9:11PM

The Black Diamond change of government Proposition No. 1 is going down by nearly 20 percent in early results according to the King County Election website.

Resident's dryer catches fire | Black Diamond Fire Report

  • Nov 7, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Nov 8, 2012 at 9:06AM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report for Oct. 31 - Nov. 5

Reaching for the other side of the aisle | Rich Elfers' Politics in Focus

  • Nov 9, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Nov 13, 2012 at 3:54PM

Have you had enough of slanted political views, slander and stubborn, self-righteous partisanship? I have. I’m glad elections are done for at least a year. It seems what Americans are hungry for is cooperation and compromise between the political parties in the nation’s Congress and the state and local governments for the good of the nation. What most of us really would like to see is a sense of balance and moderation.

State fines PSE $250,000

  • Nov 9, 2012 at 3:15PM

State regulators have fined Puget Sound Energy (PSE) $250,000 for violating a 2010 order that required the utility to review and correct specific customer accounts.

Charities disguised as detect sales | Better Business Bureau

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 10:43AM

Near Veterans Day, consumers across the United States contact Better Business Bureau to vet charities and other organizations soliciting on behalf of military members and veterans; however, not all donation requests come from non-profits.

Brandi Carlile to perform with Seattle Symphony

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 6:32PM

All three performances nearly sold-out, only limited tickets remain

King County Council meeting highlights | Nov. 12-16

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 11:49AM

An ordinance relating to the imposition of a natural resource conservation rate and charge in the King Conservation District and authorizing the executive to enter into a interlocal agreement between the County and the King Conservation District (Ordinance 2012-0432).

King County Elections to update results over holiday weekend

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 6:32PM

King County Elections will post updated general election results on its website at 7:30 p.m. today with a goal of including 75,000 ballots in the report.

King County executive and employee unions reach agreement

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 11:55AM

Agreement for 2014-2016 caps costs at below-market rate for two-thirds of County employees, preventing budget swings and helping preserve services to the public.

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

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