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Gregoire declares Sunday as AMBER Alert Day

  • Jan 12, 2013 at 8:16PM

Governor Chris Gregoire has declared Sunday as AMBER Alert Day, and the Washington State Patrol is urging everyone to honor the day by getting ready to do their part if an abduction occurs.

State’s updated assessment of marine waters gets federal nod | Washington Department of Ecology

  • Jan 12, 2013 at 8:48PM

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has updated its assessment of the health of Washington’s marine waters and sediment quality, and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency has given its nod of approval.

Happy memories defined 2012 | Our Corner

  • Jan 14, 2013 at 3:47PM

When I look back on 2012, it will be one of the best years of my life. Despite the terrible mass shootings, the most vapid and nauseating presidential and gubernatorial campaigns I have ever seen and the Great K-Pop Invasion that conquered the entire internet with an oddly charismatic horsey dance that sent most people to the brink, the year was actually quite good for me personally as I got engaged and married and was able to mostly avoid the ongoing train wreck that is Honey Boo Boo.

Burn ban lowered to Stage 1

  • Jan 15, 2013 at 12:02PM

It is OK to use natural gas, propane, pellet and EPA-certified wood stoves or inserts during a Stage 1 burn ban.

Mount Rainier National Park to waive entrance fees for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  • Jan 16, 2013 at 1:20PM

Park visitors are reminded that all vehicles are required to carry tire chains when traveling in the park during the winter season (Nov 1 - May 1).

White River defeats Franklin Pierce 48-18 | WEDNESDAY WRESTLING

  • Jan 17, 2013 at 11:24AM

106 Double Forfeit 113 Mason Hamilton (WR) pinned Martin Espino (FP) 120 Garrett Ryan (WR) pinned Colton Lawrence (FP) 126 Austin Olson(FP) dec. Cody Schwab (WR) 4-3 (3 OT) 132 Tanner Bloom (FP) dec. Bryce Thompson (WR) 8-4 138 Trevor Kurtz (WR) pinned Logan Foster (FP) 145 Caleb Maurseth (WR) dec. Max Henry Nelson 4-3 152 Brandon Short (WR) pinned Zach Meyers (FP) 160 Garret Severson (WR) dec. Jerritt Miles (FP) 15-11 170 Gavin Severson (WR) pinned Tanner Kalac (FP) 182 Garrett Robertson (WR) pinned Marco Bennett (FP) 195 Chris Skinner (WR) forfeit 220 Travis Paxton (FP) forfeit 285 Mason Reddy (FP) pinned Justin Nale (WR)

High beams violation tips suspended driver's hand | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jan 17, 2013 at 11:33AM

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

Sen. Pam Roach responds to leaked allegations about staff abuse

  • Jan 17, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Jan 18, 2013 at 12:48PM

State Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn, held a news conference in Olympia today, Jan. 17, to address a leaked subcommittee report concerning her treatment of a staff member.

Enumclaw financial adviser, Aaron Travis Beaird, sentenced to prison for stealing from clients

  • Jan 18, 2013 at 2:38PM

An Enumclaw financial adviser whose crimes were uncovered when he tried to collect a half million dollar death benefit on a client who was still living, was sentenced today to seven years in prison, three years of supervised release, and restitution in the amount of $5,705,023.24, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

Stage 2 burn ban continues for Pierce County, King County shifts to Stage 1

  • Jan 18, 2013 at 3:54PM

During a Stage 2 burn ban no burning is allowed in any wood-burning fireplaces, wood stoves or fireplace inserts (certified or uncertified) or pellet stoves. Natural Gas and propane still OK.

An Acrostic by Edgar Allan Poe |

  • Jan 19, 2013 at 10:58AM

Elizabeth it is in vain you say "Love not" -- thou sayest it in so sweet a way: In vain those words from thee or L.E.L.

Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s legislative goals include Heritage Center completion

  • Jan 19, 2013 at 12:42PM

A relaunch of the previously authorized Washington State Heritage Center and election improvements are the centerpieces of new Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s legislative package.

State Parks Commission will consider fee policy revision

  • Jan 19, 2013 at 12:59PM

At its regular meeting next week in Ocean Shores, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will consider changes to agency fee policies, including establishment of new fee programs and changes in policies around rate adjustments, so they may be based more on market conditions and cost of service.

Des Moines man sentenced for possession of child pornography

  • Jan 19, 2013 at 1:10PM

Defendant with 1991 Texas conviction possessed more than 30,000 images of child pornography.

Protecting water pipes during freezing weather

  • Jan 19, 2013 at 2:28PM

The weather has turned in the Puget Sound, and this week marks the one year anniversary of the area’s 2012 crippling snow and ice storm – another good reminder that Western Washingtonians need to be prepared now for freezing temperatures.

King County Board of Health calls for action to address gun violence

  • Jan 19, 2013 at 2:40PM

Adopted resolution also urges support for mental health services

Lack of photography skill adds to children’s future counseling | Living with Gleigh

  • Jan 20, 2013 at 12:41PM

For the past several days I've been working on my older daughter's Tot to Teen photo album. I've been a scrapbooker for about 16 years and I am current on our family albums, but not my daughters' personal albums: baby album, school albums.

Washington State Patrol seek witnesses to shooting

  • Jan 20, 2013 at 8:26PM

The Washington State Patrol asks fro help to locate any possible witnesses for two incidents that occurred this morning in Pierce County.

Flu in Washington is widespread, continues increasing in many communities

  • Jan 20, 2013 at 8:35PM

More people catching and spreading the illness throughout the state.

King County shoreline plan approved

  • Jan 20, 2013 at 8:52PM

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved King County’s updated shoreline master program.

Updated state hatchery genetic management plans available for review | Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Jan 20, 2013 at 8:56PM

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will accept public comments through Feb. 15 on several updated draft management plans designed to guide state hatchery operations in portions of Puget Sound.

Burn ban lifted in King County, Pierce remains Stage 1

  • Jan 21, 2013 at 12:17PM

It is OK to use natural gas, propane, pellet and EPA-certified wood stoves or inserts during a Stage 1 burn ban

Different tactics expanded U.S. | Rich Elfers

  • Jan 25, 2013 at 3:02PM

When I teach American history to international students, I want to make sure they learn how the United States spread out across this continent and expanded overseas. Understanding this tells them a lot about America’s national character and personality. There are definite patterns to our expansion westward.

AARP Foundation offering free tax help

  • Jan 25, 2013 at 3:04PM

The AARP Foundation is offering free preparation of 2012 income tax forms, with e-filing available for quicker and more accurate returns.

Pending abortion legislation reignites pro-choice, pro-life debate in Olympia

  • Jan 26, 2013 at 9:02PM

Roe v. Wade, the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that affirmed a woman's right to an abortion, turned 40 years old Jan. 22.

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