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Men becoming more health conscious | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 4:44PM

According to Men’s Health Magazine, Boise, Idaho, is the new place to be for men who look for health, happiness and quality of life. The magazine conducts regular surveys on health issues and, among other criteria, points out geographical differences. Other advantageous places in the United States are San Francisco and San Jose, California. All three cities scored high marks for physical and mental health for a number of reasons, including low crime rates and relatively short commuting times.

Fun family Christmas activities | Living with Gleigh

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 5:51PM

I needed a new calendar, which would sound easier to acquire than it is. I have specific needs for my calendars: they have to have a pocket, but only one pocket, and they have to have decent sized squares. I don't need name categories; I use wall calendars like a date book and put the morning events on the top of the square and the evening events on the bottom. I'll let you figure out where I put the afternoon events.

The Mahogany Tree by William Makepeace Thackeray |

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 6:31PM

Christmas is here; Winds whistle shrill, Icy and chill, Little care we;

Love's Labour's Lost by William Shakespeare |

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 6:35PM

When icicles hang by the wall And Dick the shepherd blows his nail And Tom bears logs into the hall And milk comes frozen home in pail,

Man pleads guilty to production of child prnography | U. S. District Court

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 6:47PM

A 56-year-old Mill Creek, Washington man pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to production of child pornography.

File hunting reports by Jan. 10 to qualify for permit drawing

  • Dec 23, 2012 at 7:08PM

Hunters have a chance to win one of nine 2013 special hunting permits if they report this year’s hunting activities for black bear, deer, elk, or turkey to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) by Jan. 10.

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 |

  • 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.

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