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Stage one burn ban for Pierce County | Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 4:25PM

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is issuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Pierce County, effective at 1 p.m.

Pierce County Election results final as of this afternoon

  • Nov 27, 2012 at 4:13PM

As of 12:10 p.m. today, Pierce County completed its final tabulation of ballots in the November election, allowing them to be certified by the county auditor. The election saw a 78.89 percent turnout among registered Pierce County voters.

White River sports previews, girls and boys hoops, girls and boys wrestling

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Nov 29, 2012 at 2:02PM

With the start of another basketball season just around the corner, White River High girls coach Chris Gibson offers a traditional refrain. “We’re just hoping to win a game,” he says. That’s a huge understatement, of course, coming from a coach who has led the Lady Hornets to 11 trips to the state hoop tournament in the past 13 seasons.

Buckley contracts emergency dispatch services with Fife

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 2:41PM

Buckley City Council voted Tuesday night to purchase emergency dispatch services from the city of Fife.

Blood drives begin in December

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 2:46PM

Cascade Regional Blood Services will be conducting the following mobile blood drives in December:

No big winners in Washington, but six $10,000 winners in Powerball jackpot

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 2:29PM

There were a total of 8,924,125 Powerball winners across the country last night, and 155,703 of those winning tickets were sold in Washington. These winning tickets are worth a total of more than $868,000.

Enumclaw based owner of Bruce's Roofing sentenced to prison for tax evasion | U.S. District Court

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 4:35PM

Failed to pay more than $1 million in employment taxes and income tax withholding.

Ageless Christmas memories | Living with Gleigh

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 10:37AM

My mention of the Sears catalog in one of my blogs elicited the response, “That ages you.” I never thought remembering a catalog could age me, but now that I think about it, my kids aren’t familiar with the Sears catalog.

King County man sentenced for sex trafficking | U.S. District Court

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 12:28PM

Two Western Washington men, defendants in separate investigations, were sentenced today in U.S. District Court for human trafficking, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

An Eternity - poem by Archibald MacLeish | Poets.org

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 12:50PM

There is no dusk to be, There is no dawn that was,

Marriage licensing: What couples need to know for Dec. 6, 7, and 8 | King County

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 1:23PM

Hundreds of couples are expected when a new voter-approved law enabling marriage equality takes effect on Dec. 6.

Cold case arrest made in killing or woman found on state Route 410 in 2004 | King County Sheriff's Office

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 4:44PM

Detectives from the King County Sheriff’s Office cold case unit arrested a 59-year-old man in Montana that is suspected in the killing of a mother of two in 1996.

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.

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