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State health programs to benefit from national settlement with Amgen

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 7:20PM

Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced that Washington joined with other states and the federal government to reach an agreement with Amgen, Inc., settling allegations that the drug-maker illegally marketed several drugs.

One thing we can agree on about government | Lee H. Hamiltion

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 8:15PM

We are locked in a seemingly permanent debate over the proper size and scope of government. It was a centerpiece of the recent presidential campaign.

Christmas Mail | Poem by Ted Kooser

  • Dec 24, 2012 at 9:52AM

When we began this column in 2005, I determined not to include any of my own poems because I wanted to introduce our readers to the work of as many of the other American poets as I could.

Born to give us grace | Glori Schneider – Church Corner

  • Dec 24, 2012 at 2:07PM

Christmas, the day we celebrate, some 2000 years ago when a baby was born who would carry the weight of the world on his back, born to give us grace that we could embrace.

Photographing pets with Santa in Enumclaw | Slideshow

  • Dec 24, 2012 at 2:59PM

Donna Moore took photos with Santa Claus pooches Dec. 15 with the help of Jessica Lehew , her mom and Sydney Swift, both freshman at Kentlake High.

Peace on Earth by William Carlos Williams | Poets.org

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 5:53PM

The Archer is wake! The Swan is flying! Gold against blue An Arrow is lying.

US Highway 2 closed from Stevens Pass to the west end of Leavenworth

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 6:07PM

With dozens of snow-laden trees still slumped over the highway, the Washington State Department of Transportation is keeping US Highway 2 closed from Stevens Pass to the west end of Leavenworth.

Green River awarded $200,000 for college access effort

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 7:53PM

Green River Community College has been awarded a grant to launch the South King County College Access Network with a goal to increase college enrollment and completion among South King County students. SKC-CAN expects to serve more than 45,000 students in 27 high schools and 25 middle schools in the Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton and Tukwila school districts.

Are You Prepared for Winter Driving?

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 8:04PM

That four-letter word that all Washington drivers hate to hear *SNOW* has been mentioned in weather forecast this week, and with the holidays right around the corner, many Washingtonians will be crossing our mountain passes.

December a brisk month for marriage licenses at King County Recorder’s Office

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 8:09PM

King County marked a milestone with the 1,000th and 1,001st marriage licenses issued since a new marriage equality law took effect in Washington state on Dec. 6.

US 2 reopened between Stevens Pass and Leavenworth

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 9:01PM

Bending trees shed their excess snow naturally due to a change in weather

Flu spreading through Washington, already blamed for three deaths

  • Dec 27, 2012 at 11:22AM

The Pierce County child was a boy under 12 years old. In King County, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 70s were lab-confirmed as flu deaths earlier this month.

Irate highway walker throws wallet at officer | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Dec 27, 2012 at 1:39PM

All suspects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The power of legacy | Rich Elfers' Politics in Focus

  • Dec 28, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 6:15PM

My grandfather Elfers loved to argue, and on one occasion when I was about 10 years old, I saw him get a glint in his eye, and raise his voice as he talked about politics. I, too, became interested in politics and later ran for public office. I, too, love to argue and discuss what’s going on in the world. That’s partly why I write this column.

News and notes at 2012's end | Our Corner

  • Dec 28, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 6:15PM

As 2013 approaches I like to clear mental notebook, which is very short, of all my crabby scribbling. Here are a few news and notes from all over the place.

Waterfowl hunters, steelheaders, birders bundle up and make the most of winter

  • Dec 29, 2012 at 9:56PM

The start of the new year is prime time for Washingtonians to hunt for ducks and geese, fish for hatchery-reared steelhead and enjoy the annual spectacle of bald eagles, snow geese, elk, big-horn sheep and other wintering wildlife.

New Washington state minimum wage takes effect Jan. 1

  • Dec 29, 2012 at 9:59PM

Washington's minimum wage increases 15 cents to $9.19 an hour beginning Jan. 1.

Biomass a good source of renewable energy | Don Brunell

  • Dec 29, 2012 at 10:07PM

As we look ahead in 2013, the cost and availability of electricity will become more important to our families, farmers, merchants and factories.

Fire safety for the New Year | State Fire Marshal

  • Dec 29, 2012 at 10:13PM

The holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but that also means you may be at greater risk for fire.

WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates

  • Dec 29, 2012 at 10:17PM

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

Eviction after 35 years of cohabitation | Elderlaw Forum

  • Dec 30, 2012 at 10:21AM

“We always meant to get married,” said the Senior Legal Helpline caller. “But something always got in the way.”

Final results and team scores from the SPSL girls wrestling tournament | Coach Jerry Scheidt

  • Dec 30, 2012 at 12:42PM

Federal Way 136, Rogers 110, White River 109, Franklin Pierce 89, Emerald Ridge 85, Todd Beamer 78.5, Puyallup 77.5, Lakes 77, Kentwood 69, Enumclaw 64,

A Little Shiver | Poem by Barton Sutter

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 10:06AM

Another winter is upon us, and Barton Sutter, a poet who lives in Duluth, knows all about cold and snow. Here’s a preview to get us thinking about what’s in store for us. Another winter is upon us, and Barton Sutter, a poet who lives in Duluth, knows all about cold and snow. Here’s a preview to get us thinking about what’s in store for us.

At the Entering of the New Year by Thomas Hardy | Poets.org

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 10:39AM

Our songs went up and out the chimney, And roused the home-gone husbandmen; Our allemands, our heys, poussettings,

White River results from SPSL girls wrestling tournament | coach Rich Valdez

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 11:25AM

Here are results and team scores from the South Puget Sound League girls wrestling tournament on Dec 27.

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