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State Sen. Pam Roach announces five town hall meetings with focus on education

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 12:34PM

State Sen. Pam Roach will host five 31st Distirct town hall meetings prior to the upcoming legislative session.

Fire Safety for the New Year | Washington State Patrol

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 12:57PM

The holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but that also means you may be at greater risk for fire. Whether you are getting ready to do some holiday entertaining at home or headed out to ring in the New Year, the State Fire Marshal’s Office suggests following these simple tips to ensure a celebration that is both festive and fire-safe.

Western Washington University researcher investigates why certain songs get stuck in our heads

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 1:12PM

Contrary to the belief that it’s only the most obnoxious or annoying songs that get stuck in our heads, Western Washington University psychology professor Ira Hyman has found that it’s the songs people know and like that most often become intrusive.

Woman killed in hit and run near North Bend | King County Sheriff's Office

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 3:24PM

King County Sheriff's Office detectives Need Help locating suspect/vehicle

2,500 pet adoptions in 2012 | Regional Animal Services of King County

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 3:41PM

With just hours left in 2012, Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) capped off a very successful year with the adoption of its 2,500th pet

Man pepper sprayed during residential robbery | King County Sheriff's Office

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 3:49PM

A man was pepper sprayed by a robbery suspect early this morning during a residential robbery in unincorporated King County near Redmond.

Putting money in your hands | Small Business Administration

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 4:46PM

For two years in a row the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has helped to put more than $30 billion into the hands of small business owners across the country.

New website to help states implement self-employment assistance programs | U.S. Small Business Administration

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 5:22PM

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Labor today jointly announced a new website to support state workforce and unemployment agencies in implementing or enhancing Self-Employment Assistance programs.

Washington horse racing Hall of Fame finalists announced for 2013

  • Jan 2, 2013 at 7:01PM

The Washington Racing Hall of Fame has announced 20 finalists in five categories eligible to win the state’s highest honor in Thoroughbred racing for 2013.

Bellevue filming of 'The 206' shows local comedy show has the laughs

  • Jan 3, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Jan 4, 2013 at 9:19AM

Kent, Renton, Bellevue, Issaquah, Sammamish, Ellensburg, Enumclaw be warned — “The 206” is coming for you.

White River boys, girls crush Orting | PREP BASKETBALL

  • Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40PM

The White River basketball program invaded Orting Friday night. Showing no mercy, the Hornet boys and girls teams buried the Cardinals by a combined score of 149-39.

The Balloon of the Mind by W. B. Yeats | Poets.org

  • Jan 5, 2013 at 8:00PM

Hands, do what you're bid: Bring the balloon of the mind

New Year, new regulations | Don Brunell

  • Jan 5, 2013 at 8:16PM

Traditionally, the new year is a time for resolutions and new beginnings. Unfortunately, it is also a time when new regulations kick in.

Ecology adopts SEPA rule changes

  • Jan 5, 2013 at 8:25PM

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has adopted a new rule that increases the flexible thresholds local governments may adopt to exempt certain minor new construction projects from review under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA).

When parenting plans backfire | Living with Gleigh

  • Jan 6, 2013 at 11:07AM

Since my daughters hit their teen years, I have been very clear that they would be partly responsible for the financial end of their driving careers: driver’s education, gas, insurance, first car. But when my oldest hit the magical age of 15 ½, she showed no interest in driving. Sixteen came and went.

Handfuls by Carl Sandburg | Poets.org

  • Jan 6, 2013 at 11:15AM

Blossoms of babies Blinking their stories Come soft On the dusk and the babble;

Weight issues not as harmless as study may suggest | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Jan 6, 2013 at 11:38AM

Obesity may have multiple negative health effects, but higher mortality rates are not among them, according to a study that was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

Howard sentenced to 35 years for attempted murder

  • Jan 6, 2013 at 11:45AM

Today Joshua Howard, 26, was sentenced to 35 years in prison for attempting to kill his estranged wife at a Tacoma residence last year while their children were present. A jury convicted the defendant as charged and found aggravating circumstances, which allowed Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Angelica Williams to argue for the exceptional sentence.

Man charged with luring 13-year-old girl | Pierce County Prosecutor

  • Jan 6, 2013 at 11:56AM

Today Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Alejandro Carreno-Velez, 30, with Luring and Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. The defendant was arraigned today and bail was set at $150,000.

Fulbright Scholarships available for students to study at Globe Theater

  • Jan 6, 2013 at 12:06PM

The American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS), a leading study abroad organization, is pleased to announce that its' Shakespeare's Globe Education Theater Program has been selected by the Fulbright Commission as one of their prestigious Summer Institutes for the next three years.

Everything sparkles with champagne | David White

  • Jan 6, 2013 at 1:23PM

Champagne sales pop every December as party hosts stock up for New Year's.

U.S. political parties have a rich and storied history | Rich Elfers' Politics in Focus

  • Jan 7, 2013 at 3:00PM updated at 7:04PM

Do you know the history of our current major American political parties? Understanding their history will help you appreciate how they change with the times and often switch roles.

We can do better for our wounded warriors | OPINION

  • Jan 9, 2013 at 9:30AM

Our soldiers face a battle even after coming back from courageously fighting overseas. In a nation of 21.8 million veterans, over 6 percent live in poverty and a fourth live with a disability. In 2008, only 2.9 million veterans received compensation for service-related disabilities, even though 3.4 million veterans have a service-related disability.

White River boys, girls sweep Sumner | TUESDAY BASKETBALL

  • Jan 9, 2013 at 11:41AM

BOYS BASKETBALL White River 59, Sumner 47 January 8 at White River White River scoring: Dustin France 22, Robert Foster 10, Brandon Dove 6, Alex Sayler 6, Spencer Swigart 6, Clayton Holm 4, Bo Dudley 3, Brandon Garvin 2. GIRLS BASKETBALL White River 57, Sumner 36 January 8 at White River White River scoring: Kennedy Hobert 30, Amanda Lance 10, Kristin Sturdivan 8, Maci Goethals 5, Sutton Mills 2, Darian Gore 1, Kathryn Timmerman 1.

Sound Publishing buys the Seattle Weekly

  • Jan 9, 2013 at 12:45PM

The Weekly, a freely distributed newspaper in Seattle and nearby cities, was purchased from Village Voice Media Holdings.

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