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- Sep 2, 2012 at 5:19PM
The reduction by the state of Washington in its use of local jail beds will mean fewer inmates in County jails and contribute to a projected $13 million drop next year in revenues that support King County jail operations, requiring 40 or more positions anticipated to be reduced in the proposed jail budget for 2013.
- Sep 2, 2012 at 5:23PM
The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has released an update to a technical document that evaluates available data on fish consumption by Washington residents.
- Sep 2, 2012 at 5:25PM
Rentpad NW referred renters to apartments that were “unavailable, uninhabitable, or unsuitable”
- Sep 2, 2012 at 5:27PM
National Institute of Justice Grants Fund Needed Research by the University of Washington
- Sep 2, 2012 at 5:31PM
The other evening I was in my bedroom watching TV and getting ready for bed. Just as I got settled, my youngest daughter burst into my room and exclaimed, “There’s something sizzling in the kitchen!”
- Sep 2, 2012 at 5:34PM
Rates improve for some vaccines, decrease for others
- Sep 2, 2012 at 7:23PM
JOCKEY NEVER MARIN, A ROYAL DERVISH, WINNER: “He’s a strong horse. I was very confident that he’d run well. He got bumped pretty hard at the start, but he just pinned his ears back and kept going.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 12:41PM
high-speed motorcycle crash in the northbound lane of state Route 167. East Pierce transported the driver to a local trauma center.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 1:00PM
A Royal Dervish out-finished defending champion Devon Dat Cash and scored a half-length victory Sunday in the $67,320 Bank of America Emerald Downs Championship Challenge for older Quarter Horses.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 1:04PM
Perhaps by the time this column appears, our economy will have improved and people who want to work can find good work. Minnie Bruce Pratt, who lives in Syracuse, N.Y., has a new book, mentioned below, in which there are a number of poems about the difficulties of finding work and holding on to it.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 4:16PM
South County Cats is pleased to announce Pasado’s Safe Haven’s Spay Station will return to south King County on Tuesday, Sept. 25, hosted by Regional Animal Services – King County, at the Pet Adoption Center in Kent.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 5:51PM
The Washington State Attorney General's office announced that he and 36 other Attorneys General reached a record $181 million dollar settlement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 6:08PM
Americans may be less optimistic about the future in general than they once were, but a solid majority still hopes to enjoy a long life.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 6:16PM
I was first elected to Congress in 1964. That was the year Lyndon Johnson won a full term as president in a landslide. If ever a president had a popular mandate to pursue his goals, it was LBJ in the few years that followed that election.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 6:27PM
King County Executive Dow Constantine has appointed an experienced local crisis manager to lead the King County Office of Emergency Management. Walt Hubbard was selected through a highly-competitive nationwide search.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 6:39PM
Archives puts dozens of historical photos on Pinterest, more to come.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 6:00PM updated at 8:03PM
The Black Diamond Labor Day Parade was on display once again this year.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 7:01PM
The Allstate Insurance Company (NYSE: ALL) today released its eighth annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report™.” The report, based on Allstate claims data, ranks America’s 200 largest cities in terms of car collision frequency to identify which cities have the safest drivers.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 7:24PM
Until last year, Social Security sent taxpayers an annual personalized statement showing a complete record of their taxable earnings as well as estimated retirement, disability and survivor benefits based on those earnings. Unfortunately, budget constraints brought put an end to those yearly mailings.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 7:42PM
A busy Labor Day weekend ended with the death of a dirt biker in Bonney Lake Monday. East Pierce Fire and Rescue responded to multiple reports of a dirt biker who had crashed into a parked vehicle on the 20200 block of Rhododendron Drive East just before 5 p.m.
- Sep 3, 2012 at 7:54PM
Jockey Juan Gutierrez was the star of the show on Labor Day at Emerald Downs.
- Sep 4, 2012 at 9:09AM
Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.05/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.80/g, according to gasoline price website SeattleGasPrices.com.
- Sep 4, 2012 at 6:52PM
King County Fire District No. 44, Sept. 4: Fire District 44 is extending the Burn Ban “at least” through Sept. 9 “Brush and wildland fires utilize a lot of fire department resources and can take days to completely extinguish, said Fire Chief Greg Smith.
- Sep 5, 2012 at 11:39AM
White River High defeated the Sumner Spartans in both boys and girls golf action Tuesday afternoon.
- Sep 5, 2012 at 4:46PM
Pending sales, closed sales and prices all increased in August compared to a year ago, according to the latest figures from Northwest Multiple Listing Service.