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A bipartisan goal: Good constituent service | Lee H. Hamilton

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 6:00PM

The rigors of the campaign are still fresh, but for newly elected House members and senators, the hard part is just beginning. Already, they’re inundated with advice on the issues they’ll be facing: the fiscal cliff, crises overseas, how to behave in a highly partisan Congress.

SR 20/North Cascades Highway closed for winter

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 6:11PM

Heavy snow, avalanches mean temporary closure is now permanent.

Accidental poisoning awareness | Washington Poison Center

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 6:15PM

While we can’t help you with an antidote for toxic relatives, the Washington Poison Center can help you keep from accidentally poisoning each other this holiday season.

King County executive establishes process to fill vacancy on King County Council

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 12:56PM

Candidates must apply by 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3; advisory committee to evaluate for qualifications and knowledge of issues.

Washington state to receive $2.2 million in diabetes drug settlement | Attorney General

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 1:01PM

Federal government, 38 states accuse GlaxoSmithKline of illegally marketing Avandia.

Report examines high school outcomes for youth served by Department of Social and Health Services

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 1:04PM

A new report examining high school outcomes for youth served by the state Department of Social and Health Services is now available online.

Letters About Literature contest under way | Office of Secretary of State

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 1:15PM

Many students are influenced or inspired by a book they’ve read. An annual contest sponsored by the Washington State Library encourages students to put their thoughts about a book into words.

Equinox Studios open house | Dec. 8

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 1:35PM

Best art party in the city... 50 artists, live bands, holiday shopping, refreshments.

National Digital Newspaper Program | Office of Secretary of State

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 2:02PM

We just did a blog post (link is below) about our State Library’s involvement with the National Digital Newspaper Program.

Food safety first | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 2:50PM

Enjoying delicious food is at the center of nearly all holiday celebrations, regardless of social, cultural or religious background.

Stage one burn ban for Pierce County | Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 4:25PM

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is issuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Pierce County, effective at 1 p.m.

Pierce County Election results final as of this afternoon

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 4:13PM

As of 12:10 p.m. today, Pierce County completed its final tabulation of ballots in the November election, allowing them to be certified by the county auditor. The election saw a 78.89 percent turnout among registered Pierce County voters.

White River sports previews, girls and boys hoops, girls and boys wrestling

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Nov 29, 2012 at 2:02PM

With the start of another basketball season just around the corner, White River High girls coach Chris Gibson offers a traditional refrain. “We’re just hoping to win a game,” he says. That’s a huge understatement, of course, coming from a coach who has led the Lady Hornets to 11 trips to the state hoop tournament in the past 13 seasons.

Buckley contracts emergency dispatch services with Fife

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 2:41PM

Buckley City Council voted Tuesday night to purchase emergency dispatch services from the city of Fife.

Blood drives begin in December

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 2:46PM

Cascade Regional Blood Services will be conducting the following mobile blood drives in December:

No big winners in Washington, but six $10,000 winners in Powerball jackpot

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 2:29PM

There were a total of 8,924,125 Powerball winners across the country last night, and 155,703 of those winning tickets were sold in Washington. These winning tickets are worth a total of more than $868,000.

Enumclaw based owner of Bruce's Roofing sentenced to prison for tax evasion | U.S. District Court

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 4:35PM

Failed to pay more than $1 million in employment taxes and income tax withholding.

Ageless Christmas memories | Living with Gleigh

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 10:37AM

My mention of the Sears catalog in one of my blogs elicited the response, “That ages you.” I never thought remembering a catalog could age me, but now that I think about it, my kids aren’t familiar with the Sears catalog.

King County man sentenced for sex trafficking | U.S. District Court

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 12:28PM

Two Western Washington men, defendants in separate investigations, were sentenced today in U.S. District Court for human trafficking, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

An Eternity - poem by Archibald MacLeish | Poets.org

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 12:50PM

There is no dusk to be, There is no dawn that was,

Marriage licensing: What couples need to know for Dec. 6, 7, and 8 | King County

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 1:23PM

Hundreds of couples are expected when a new voter-approved law enabling marriage equality takes effect on Dec. 6.

Cold case arrest made in killing or woman found on state Route 410 in 2004 | King County Sheriff's Office

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 4:44PM

Detectives from the King County Sheriff’s Office cold case unit arrested a 59-year-old man in Montana that is suspected in the killing of a mother of two in 1996.

Puget Sound Energy fined for improper charges | Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 6:41PM

State regulators fined Puget Sound Energy (PSE) $430,000 for improperly charging residential disconnect-visit fees to electricity and natural gas customers.

Money was big reason for the marijuana vote | Letters

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 6:49PM

Only a few short weeks have passed since election day and already it is clear that parents who reject the idea that recreational drug use is acceptable, whether you are an adult or a child, will have to work harder to ingrain that same value in their children.

No one injured in morning five-car pileup near Lake Tapps

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 9:38AM

The accident began with a head-on collision, which led to three subsequent rear-endings.

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