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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.

Recount for 47th Legislative District race to be held today

  • Dec 4, 2012 at 10:19AM

The recount for the 47th Legislative District race between Rep. Mark Hargrove and challenger Bud Sizemore will be held today.

Assault suspect flees, only to be caught later that day | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Dec 5, 2012 at 12:49PM

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

US Attorney's statement on I-502: Marijuana still illegal under federal law regardless of state initiative

  • Dec 5, 2012 at 3:06PM

"Regardless of any changes in state law, including the change that will go into effect on Dec. 6 in Washington State, growing, selling or possessing any amount of marijuana remains illegal under federal law."

Grease causes cooking fire | Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report

  • Dec 8, 2012 at 12:00PM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report

Secretary of State-elect Wyman announces executive team

  • Dec 8, 2012 at 1:10PM

Kim Wyman, who will be sworn in as Washington’s 15th Secretary of State, today announced her choices for her executive team.

State Attorney General’s Office settles Backpage lawsuit | State will pay $200,000

  • Dec 8, 2012 at 1:45PM

The Washington State Attorney General’s Office yesterday settled a lawsuit filed by sex trafficking site Backpage.com against Washington state.

Small change will cost billions | Don Brunell

  • Dec 8, 2012 at 1:59PM

We’re seeing a lot of news stories these days about the projected costs of the new federal health care law known as Obamacare. Employers of all sizes, from small companies to warehouse stores and restaurant chains, are warning that compliance costs will force layoffs and price hikes.

Washington SIG Schools Outpacing Nation in Improvement

  • Dec 8, 2012 at 6:45PM

Washington schools that have been part of a grant intended to improve student achievement are showing impressive gains, according to data released today by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Technology available to assist DSHS clients with hearing loss

  • Dec 8, 2012 at 6:50PM

Deaf and hard of hearing clients seeking services at the Department of Social and Health Services’ Community Services Offices in Tumwater and Tacoma can now use assistive technologies that send auditory signals directly to hearing aids or Cochlear Implants and that better amplify sound while diminishing background noise.

Where have all the tape dispensers gone? | Living with Gleigh

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 10:31AM

I know I have purchased one of those huge economy packs of adhesive tape. But do you think I can find even one roll? My daughters have been fascinated with the sticky stuff since they were small; kind of like Winnie-the-Pooh is with honey.

She Is Overheard Singing - Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay | Poets.org

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 10:50AM

Oh, Prue she has a patient man, And Joan a gentle lover,

U.S. attorney collects $41 million from criminal and civil action

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 3:17PM

U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan announced today that the Western District of Washington collected more than $41 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 related to criminal and civil actions.

Man pleads guilty to plotting attack on military center

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 3:21PM

A Seattle man pleaded guilty today in connection with the June 2011 plot to attack a military installation in Seattle, U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan announced.

IRS offers tax tips for “The Season of Giving”

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 3:28PM

December is traditionally a month for giving generously to charities, friends and family. But it’s also a time that can have a major impact on the tax return you’ll file in the New Year.

Washington drivers have attitudes, knowledge, and awareness

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 3:55PM

Three quarters of surveyed Washington drivers thought they were likely to get a ticket for going 68 MPH on a freeway posted for 60 MPH. Over 90 percent thought they were likely to get arrested if they drove drunk.

Don’t get crazy busy! | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 7:32PM

Whenever I make phone calls or send off e-mails to family members and friends to touch base and inquire about their well-being, the answers are almost always the same: “busy,” “crazy busy,” “insanely busy,” “busy, busy, busy.”

U.S. attorney concerning marijuana legalization

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 7:42PM

The Department of Justice is reviewing the legalization initiatives recently passed in Colorado and Washington State.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife approves razor clam dig

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 8:08PM

Clam diggers can look forward to some of the best tides of the year during a six-day razor clam dig set to begin Tuesday (Dec. 11) at Twin Harbors, then expand to include openings at Long Beach, Mocrocks and Copalis beaches later in the week.

Three former employees of Pierce Commercial Bank sentenced | U.S. District Court

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 8:16PM

Defendants worked with Shawn Portmann in scheme that crippled Pierce Commercial Bank.

Betsy Meyer's journey to South Africa becomes ‘Our Hope’ | Slideshow

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 7:00AM updated Dec 13, 2012 at 1:29PM

Betsy Meyer had an epiphany nearly nine years ago on a bus ride in Seattle. That bus ride took her on a journey to South Africa where she founded an organization called Thembalethu, “Our Hope” in English.

How to keep a disputed tree from igniting a neighborhood feud | The Evergreen Arborist

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 4:23PM

Trees can sometimes create turmoil between neighbors. These concerns often become more frequent as the winter storm season approaches.

Firefighters responding to residential fire northeast of Bonney Lake

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 2:21PM

East Pierce firefighters are responding to a residential structure fire on the 27200 block of 86th St. E., according to a status update on IAFF Local 3520's Facebook page.

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