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The Big Day of Serving changes Enumclaw | Slideshow

  • Oct 14, 2012 at 9:00PM updated at 11:43PM

The Big Day of Serving – a nationwide, faith-based outreach program – made a big splash in Enumclaw Saturday.

Ecology is updating its ‘clean car’ standards

  • Oct 14, 2012 at 10:27PM

The public is invited to review and comment on proposed routine updates to Washington’s rule for low emission vehicle (“clean car”) standards. A public hearing is scheduled for Nov. 7, 2012, in Lacey.

Washington State troopers to change radio systems

  • Oct 14, 2012 at 10:28PM

Washington State Patrol troopers all over the state will switch over to a new digital radio system developed because of a change in rules by the Federal Communications Commission.

PSE prepares for wind and rain

  • Oct 14, 2012 at 10:37PM

With fall’s first weather system predicted to hit Western Washington this weekend, Puget Sound Energy crews and emergency responders are ready if forecasted high winds and heavy rain batter the regio

For maximum diet and exercise benefits, timing is everything | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Oct 14, 2012 at 10:53PM

Diet and exercise are the two main pillars of a healthy lifestyle. For both weight management and physical fitness, they are equally important and go hand in hand. But how do they relate to one another? Scientists suggest that coordinating your eating and workout schedules can improve results.

Centrifugal | Poem by Douglas S. Jones

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 9:24AM

Here’s a delightful poem by Douglas S. Jones about a bicycle rider sharing his bike with a spider. Jones lives in Michigan and spiders live just about everywhere

Gas price fall 2 cents | GasBuddy

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 9:30AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.11/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.77/g, according to gasoline price website SeattleGasPrices.com.

Washington Board of Education looks at performance indicators | Oct. 17 meeting

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 2:25PM

The Washington State Board of Education’s October 17 meeting, hosted via webinar, will include a discussion of possible performance indicators for Washington’s revised Achievement Index.

Association of Washington Business to look at health care | Oct. 23

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 3:01PM

The Association of Washington Business will host a special one-day forum dedicated to the impact of the new federal Affordable Care Act and the state Health Benefit Exchange on employers and employee health care offerings.

Class Included heads to Santa Anita for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 3:16PM

Owner Mike Feuerborn said Monday that Emerald Downs’ superstar filly Class Included is heading to Santa Anita for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 2 & 3.

King County Council adopts amended SODO arena plan

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 4:38PM

With City Council approval, Legislative action needed for facility is complete for now.

Do you want Brian to go jump in a lake? Put your money where your mouth is. | Our Corner

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Oct 16, 2012 at 2:15PM

This month is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and for the third consecutive year, Exodus Housing of Sumner is hosting its "Take the Plunge Against Domestic Violence" fundraiser at Allan Yorke Park.

Metropolitan King County Council | Oct. 15

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 5:19PM

Unanimously adopted an ordinance related to a new multipurpose sports and entertainment facility; authorizing the King County executive to execute a memorandum of understanding with the city of Seattle and ArenaCo and to execute an interlocal agreement with the city (Ordinance 2012-0388).

King County Council adopts increase in transit tickets for homeless and low income

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 5:27PM

One-time increase will assist human service agencies in meeting growing demand.

Second half of 2012 property taxes due | King County

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 5:44PM

King County offers secure and convenient online payment system.

Department of Natural Resources statewide burn ban ends at midnight – Oct. 15

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 6:16PM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands, that had been extended twice, will expire tonight at midnight. Also, Naneum Ridge State Forest opens at midnight tonight, as fire danger caused by the Table Mountain fire is reduced by the recent rainfall and moderating temperatures.

King County Fire Marshal lifts ban that has been in place since July

  • Oct 16, 2012 at 10:23AM

The King County Fire Marshal has lifted a Phase 1 burn ban as of Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at 8 a.m. in conjunction with King County Fire Chiefs' Association.

Voters’ Pamphlet for the 2012 General Election mailed to Washington residents

  • Oct 16, 2012 at 11:43AM

If you haven’t received your statewide Voters’ Pamphlet for the 2012 General Election, you will soon. Nearly all of the Voters’ Pamphlets are being delivered this week, around the same time Washington voters receive their ballots.

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report Oct. 9-15

  • Oct 19, 2012 at 12:00PM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report Oct. 9-15

Nov. 1 is last day for businesses to get unclaimed property

  • Oct 19, 2012 at 4:19PM

Last year, more than 31,000 businesses reported nearly $167 million in unclaimed property.

National Weather Service forecast showers thunderstorms and snow in passes

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 11:44AM

The National Weather Service is predicting showers possible with small hail and lightening strike.

Woman sentenced to prison for bank fraud

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 9:44PM

Defendant skimmed 237 bank accounts in year-long crime spree.

Northwest Region construction updates | WSDOT

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 9:47PM

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

Anglers fishing Lower Hanford Reach may now retain any hatchery steelhead

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 9:55PM

Daily limit of two (2) hatchery steelhead. Hatchery steelhead are identified by a missing adipose fin with a healed scar in its location. Minimum size is 20 inches.

Sid Snyder: A good politician, a good man | Don C. Brunell

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 10:07PM

A few years after Sid Snyder retired as Washington Senate majority leader in 2002, elected leaders from both parties voted to honor by him re-naming the street leading to the state capitol in Olympia “Sid Snyder Avenue.”

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