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Washington moves forward to adopt new water quality standards for toxics

  • Sep 23, 2012 at 8:17PM

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) today begins formal rule-making activities to adopt new human health-based water quality standards for toxics.

New state mandate, protecting Puget Sound drive proposed Surface Water Management fee increase

  • Sep 23, 2012 at 8:20PM

Stormwater runoff from streets, roofs, parking lots rank as No. 1 pollution threat to Puget Sound; funding would also reduce flooding to homes, farms.

Music of My Soul wins a thriller in the $65,000 Gottstein Futurity | Emerald Downs

  • Sep 23, 2012 at 9:07PM

Music of My Soul turned back betting favorite Finallygotabentley and scored a thrilling half-length victory in the $65,000 Gottstein Futurity for 2-year-olds Sunday on closing day at Emerald Downs.

Gas prices drop | GasBuddy

  • Sep 24, 2012 at 5:29PM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.02 per gallon.

Editorial | Blame often is unfairly aimed | Rich Elfers

  • Sep 24, 2012 at 5:37PM

Government leaders are often criticized for the wrong reasons. Presidents, whether they are Republican or Democrat, are sometimes blamed for things that are beyond their control.

National voter registration day

  • Sep 25, 2012 at 10:44AM

Are you ready to vote in the November general election? There’s still time to register to vote or update your voter registration and today is National Voter Registration Day.

Rollover on state Route 410 in Buckley

  • Sep 25, 2012 at 4:25PM

There has been a vehicle rollover on the 28000 block of state Route 410 in the Buckley city limits.

Puget Sound Energy seeks to lower natural gas rates by 7.7 percent

  • Sep 26, 2012 at 12:46PM

Puget Sound Energy today filed a request with Washington state regulators to decrease natural gas rates for the upcoming winter season by an overall 7.7 percent, effective Nov. 1, 2012.

Discovering the best of the best on the Plateau

  • Sep 26, 2012 at 2:22PM

You probably noticed The Courier-Herald looks different this week – very different.

Washington state wildfires update | Sept. 27

  • Sep 27, 2012 at 12:57PM

Wildfires in the state are continuing in many areas.

Cross Country | Enumclaw Hornet squad opens season with home win | Slidesshow

  • Sep 27, 2012 at 1:16PM

Girls and boys Enumclaw cross country teams swept Bonney Lake Wednesday at the high school course in the opening meet of the South Puget Sound League 3A schedule.

Racism of apartheid had deep economic roots | Rich Elfers' Politics in Focus

  • Sep 27, 2012 at 3:46PM

How do you react to injustice when dealing with your government or in the workplace? That was one of the questions I asked myself on my recent trip to visit my daughter and family in South Africa.

Bonney Lake's historical treasures | Best of the Plateau 2012

  • Sep 27, 2012 at 4:12PM

For a city that didn't incorporate until after World War II, Bonney Lake and the surrounding community has its fair share of notable history, for those who want to look.

Buckley's notable people are musical and uproarious | Best of the Plateau 2012

  • Sep 27, 2012 at 4:34PM

Even a sleepy time capsule like Buckley is no stranger to nursing nascent fame.

Outsourcing may be the unintended consequence of healthcare reform | Don Brunell

  • Sep 28, 2012 at 5:40PM

When the so-called Affordable Care Act was signed into law, President Obama promised that health care would be affordable and repeatedly assured Americans that if they liked their health plan and their doctor, they could keep them.

School | Poem by Daniel J. Langton

  • Sep 28, 2012 at 5:43PM

It’s the time of the year for school supplies, and here’s a poem by Daniel J. Langton about just one of the items you’ll need to pick up. Langton lives in San Francisco.

King County officials talk preparedness at annual Flood Awareness Month event, Oct. 1

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 7:37PM

County representatives will be joined by disaster preparedness experts from the American Red Cross and underscore the importance of preparing for flooding, highlighting in particular the efforts to build awareness and preparedness in King County’s vulnerable and non-English speaking communities.

Human services agencies receive subsidized bus tickets from Metro Transit Incentive Program

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 7:53PM

Bus tickets will help homeless people in Seattle and King County

Closures to begin earlier on Snoqualmie Pass

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 7:56PM

Shorter autumn days, mean construction closures on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass will now begin a half-hour earlier. Drivers traveling over the pass should plan ahead to avoid the closures or be prepared to wait until the pass reopens.

Burn ban is extended, even as restrictions are eased for industrial operations | Washington State Department of Natural Resources

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:06PM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that weather conditions are still too dry to allow outdoor burning but, at the same time, have eased enough to allow industrial operations to resume in some areas of the state.

The coming week at the King County Council | Oct. 1-5

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:28PM

An ordinance authorizing an 30-year use agreement with Hollywood Hills Saddle Club for the operation, maintenance, programming and use of the equestrian facility located in the Woodinville Pit Park Site (Substitute Ordinance 2012-0244).

Caseworkers at corrections half-way house pleads guilty to federal charges

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:37PM

Caseworker had sexual relationship with felon; enabled drug use

Northwest Region construction updates | WSDOT

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:43PM

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

Repeat offender convicted of possession and distribution of child pornography | U.S. District Court

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:49PM

An Algona, Washington man was convicted late yesterday in U.S. District Court in Seattle of possession and distribution of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

Local governments can get help to restore urban forests | Washington State Department of Natural Resources

  • Sep 29, 2012 at 8:54PM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is providing assistance to local governments starting in Clark, King, and Pierce counties that want to improve the health of their urban forests. Other cities or counties may apply for the same type of projects.

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