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Editorial | Presidents used media wisely | Rich Elfers

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 3:38PM

A major reason President Obama won the elections of 2008 and 2012 was because he and his advisers harnessed the power of the data-mining capacities of the computer and the mass appeal of the Internet. Obama for America polled, communicated with, organized and milked supporters for donations more effectively than any other candidate in American history.

Girls Basketball | Enumclaw girls defeat Sumner on home court | Slideshow

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 4:21PM

The Enumclaw and Sumner girls squared off Saturday on the Enumclaw basketball court with EHS winning 40-30.

Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra holiday concert | Slideshow

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 12:23PM

Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra Not So Silent Night - Holiday Concert Dec. 14.

Stand-up comedy comes to Enumclaw Expo Center

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 12:35PM

Many Washington TV aficionados have fond memories of the 1980s and ‘90s. New York and Los Angeles may have had Saturday Night Live and the rest of prime time, respectively, but Seattle had “Almost Live!,” a locally produced sketch show that proved nationally influential, launching the careers of entertainers such as Joel McHale and Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Swimmers lose twice, but Weaver qualifies for districts | Bonney Lake Boys Swim & Dive

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 1:41PM

First up was Lakes, who bested the Panthers 105-76 on Dec. 12. It is the closest the Panthers gave come to beating the Lancers during his tenure, coach Jay Paulsen said in an email.

Panthers overwhelm Peninsula Seahawks 55-34 | Bonney Lake Girls Basketball

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 1:36PM

The Panthers more than doubled the Seahawks' efforts in the first three quarters, finishing 13-6, 17-8 and 10-4, respectively. Only in the fourth quarter did they come up short… by one. The fourth was 16-15 in the Seahawks' favor.

Panthers break their losing streak | Bonney Lake Boys Basketball

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 1:49PM

The Bonney Lake boys basketball team broke an early season losing streak Tuesday night, and pulled out a 55-49 conference win against the Seahawks at Peninsula High School.

Take steps to control holiday weight gain

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 2:23PM

A stable weight depends on a balance between the energy you get from food and the energy you use.

Dennis Box | Gifts for women: it's arithmetic | Our Corner

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 6:11PM

This column will reach most houses around Christmas and this is meant to sooth the soul of men: you have been, or are soon to be, damned by wives and girlfriends.

U.S. Constitution helped temper political extremes | Rich Elfers' Politics in Focus

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 6:10PM

America has had periods in its history when it went to extremes. Usually one extreme period was followed by the opposite extreme. Fortunately for America we had leaders who understood how to soften our tendency for extremism. This pattern of balancing our wild fluctuations was laid from the very beginning of our country and continues to the present.

Buckley Council leases old Buckley Fire Station to CrossFit gym

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 3:47PM

The old Buckley Fire Station may no longer house the city's bravest citizens, but it will soon vie to hold the city's strongest. The City Council voted Dec. 11 to lease the space to SoZo CrossFit LLC in order to open a gym.

A Plateau rhyme for the Christmas time | Wally's World

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 5:26PM

T’was the day before Christmas and o’re the Plateau, From Diamond to Buckley we’re all on the go;

12-21-12 end of world celebration at White River Credit Union

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 5:42PM

The cast of the White River Credit Union enjoyed the surviving the Mayan end of the world day, 12-21-12

Consumer alert: “SpamSoldier” invading Androids | State Attorney General

  • Dec 22, 2012 at 10:09PM

A powerful spam-sending application is attacking the most common smartphone operating system.

Classical KING FM 98.1 announces online channel dedicated to Mozart

  • Dec 22, 2012 at 10:12PM

Dec. 17, 2012 – The month of January is dedicated to Mozart both on-air and online Jan. 1 -31 at Classical KING FM 98.1 in recognition of Mozart’s birthday month. On Jan. 1, KING FM will launch a new channel of all-Mozart music, available at KING.org with no commercial breaks.

Barbless hooks required Jan. 1 on large portion of Columbia River | Fishing

  • Dec 22, 2012 at 10:23PM

Starting New Year’s Day, anglers will be required to use barbless hooks until further notice when fishing for salmon, steelhead and cutthroat on a large section of the Columbia River.

End the year digging razor clams | Tentative dates in 2013

  • Dec 22, 2012 at 11:01PM

State fishery managers have approved an end-of-the-year razor clam dig over four evenings, leading up to and including New Year’s Eve.

King County Executive’s Top 12 for 2012

  • Dec 22, 2012 at 11:05PM

With 2012 nearing an end, King County Executive Dow Constantine took the opportunity to look back at his office’s top 12 accomplishments of the year and how they build on the reforms of previous years.

Safety Rest Area upgraded at Snoqualmie summit | WSDOT

  • Dec 22, 2012 at 11:09PM

Holiday travelers and skiers enjoying new snow at Snoqualmie Pass this weekend won’t see the finished product but will have indoor facilities available starting Friday, Dec. 21, one month ahead of schedule.

White River boys win, girls fall at ShoWare Center | SATURDAY BASKETBALL

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 8:48AM

BOYS BASKETBALL White River 48, Auburn Mountainview 32 December 22 at ShoWare Center White River scoring: Brandon Dove 12, Spencer Swigart 12, Clayton Holm 8, Dustin France 7, Alex Sayler 5, Brandon Garvin 3, Kellan Unijan 1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Mount Rainier 52, White River 37 December 22 at ShoWare Center White River scoring: Kennedy Hobert 14, Kristen Sturdivan 11, Amanda Lance 8, Crystal Narolski 3, Mollie Rasmussen 1. This game was a battle of the state's best. Mount Rainier entered the contest ranked No. 1 in the largest division (Class 4A) while White River entered as the No. 1-ranked team in Class 2A.

US 2 closed from Stevens Pass to Leavenworth until snowy conditions improve

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 4:35PM

Saying they haven’t seen conditions like this in 30 years, maintenance crews from the Washington State Department of Transportation have closed US 2 from Stevens Pass to the west end of Leavenworth until it is safe for drivers. Skiers can still get to the pass from the west side. Drivers cannot get to the pass from the east side. The pass is not open to through traffic for east or westbound drivers.

Stevens Pass Mountain Resort Remains Open For Skiing and Riding

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 4:39PM

Stevens Pass Mountain Resort remains open despite a road closure on US Route 2 from Stevens Pass Mountain Resort to Leavenworth. The highway remains open from the west to the resort. The east side of the pass has been closed due to trees falling across the road from heavy snowfall.

Men becoming more health conscious | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 4:44PM

According to Men’s Health Magazine, Boise, Idaho, is the new place to be for men who look for health, happiness and quality of life. The magazine conducts regular surveys on health issues and, among other criteria, points out geographical differences. Other advantageous places in the United States are San Francisco and San Jose, California. All three cities scored high marks for physical and mental health for a number of reasons, including low crime rates and relatively short commuting times.

Fun family Christmas activities | Living with Gleigh

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 5:51PM

I needed a new calendar, which would sound easier to acquire than it is. I have specific needs for my calendars: they have to have a pocket, but only one pocket, and they have to have decent sized squares. I don't need name categories; I use wall calendars like a date book and put the morning events on the top of the square and the evening events on the bottom. I'll let you figure out where I put the afternoon events.

The Mahogany Tree by William Makepeace Thackeray | Poets.org

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 6:31PM

Christmas is here; Winds whistle shrill, Icy and chill, Little care we;

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