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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.

Food trends to keep: Small, simple, fresh and healthy | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 12:18PM

Much has been reported on changing food and nutrition trends in recent years and 2012 was no exception. Analysts agree: Americans want to eat more healthily.

State Sen. Pam Roach announces five town hall meetings with focus on education

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 12:34PM

State Sen. Pam Roach will host five 31st Distirct town hall meetings prior to the upcoming legislative session.

Fire Safety for the New Year | Washington State Patrol

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 12:57PM

The holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but that also means you may be at greater risk for fire. Whether you are getting ready to do some holiday entertaining at home or headed out to ring in the New Year, the State Fire Marshal’s Office suggests following these simple tips to ensure a celebration that is both festive and fire-safe.

Western Washington University researcher investigates why certain songs get stuck in our heads

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 1:12PM

Contrary to the belief that it’s only the most obnoxious or annoying songs that get stuck in our heads, Western Washington University psychology professor Ira Hyman has found that it’s the songs people know and like that most often become intrusive.

Woman killed in hit and run near North Bend | King County Sheriff's Office

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 3:24PM

King County Sheriff's Office detectives Need Help locating suspect/vehicle

2,500 pet adoptions in 2012 | Regional Animal Services of King County

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 3:41PM

With just hours left in 2012, Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) capped off a very successful year with the adoption of its 2,500th pet

Man pepper sprayed during residential robbery | King County Sheriff's Office

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 3:49PM

A man was pepper sprayed by a robbery suspect early this morning during a residential robbery in unincorporated King County near Redmond.

Putting money in your hands | Small Business Administration

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 4:46PM

For two years in a row the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has helped to put more than $30 billion into the hands of small business owners across the country.

New website to help states implement self-employment assistance programs | U.S. Small Business Administration

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 5:22PM

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Labor today jointly announced a new website to support state workforce and unemployment agencies in implementing or enhancing Self-Employment Assistance programs.

Washington horse racing Hall of Fame finalists announced for 2013

  • Jan 2, 2013 at 7:01PM

The Washington Racing Hall of Fame has announced 20 finalists in five categories eligible to win the state’s highest honor in Thoroughbred racing for 2013.

Bellevue filming of 'The 206' shows local comedy show has the laughs

  • Jan 3, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Jan 4, 2013 at 9:19AM

Kent, Renton, Bellevue, Issaquah, Sammamish, Ellensburg, Enumclaw be warned — “The 206” is coming for you.

White River boys, girls crush Orting | PREP BASKETBALL

  • Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40PM

The White River basketball program invaded Orting Friday night. Showing no mercy, the Hornet boys and girls teams buried the Cardinals by a combined score of 149-39.

The Balloon of the Mind by W. B. Yeats | Poets.org

  • Jan 5, 2013 at 8:00PM

Hands, do what you're bid: Bring the balloon of the mind

New Year, new regulations | Don Brunell

  • Jan 5, 2013 at 8:16PM

Traditionally, the new year is a time for resolutions and new beginnings. Unfortunately, it is also a time when new regulations kick in.

Ecology adopts SEPA rule changes

  • Jan 5, 2013 at 8:25PM

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has adopted a new rule that increases the flexible thresholds local governments may adopt to exempt certain minor new construction projects from review under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA).

When parenting plans backfire | Living with Gleigh

  • Jan 6, 2013 at 11:07AM

Since my daughters hit their teen years, I have been very clear that they would be partly responsible for the financial end of their driving careers: driver’s education, gas, insurance, first car. But when my oldest hit the magical age of 15 ½, she showed no interest in driving. Sixteen came and went.

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