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Department of Natural Resources statewide burn ban ends at midnight – Oct. 15

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 6:16PM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands, that had been extended twice, will expire tonight at midnight. Also, Naneum Ridge State Forest opens at midnight tonight, as fire danger caused by the Table Mountain fire is reduced by the recent rainfall and moderating temperatures.

King County Fire Marshal lifts ban that has been in place since July

  • Oct 16, 2012 at 10:23AM

The King County Fire Marshal has lifted a Phase 1 burn ban as of Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at 8 a.m. in conjunction with King County Fire Chiefs' Association.

Voters’ Pamphlet for the 2012 General Election mailed to Washington residents

  • Oct 16, 2012 at 11:43AM

If you haven’t received your statewide Voters’ Pamphlet for the 2012 General Election, you will soon. Nearly all of the Voters’ Pamphlets are being delivered this week, around the same time Washington voters receive their ballots.

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report Oct. 9-15

  • Oct 19, 2012 at 12:00PM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report Oct. 9-15

Nov. 1 is last day for businesses to get unclaimed property

  • Oct 19, 2012 at 4:19PM

Last year, more than 31,000 businesses reported nearly $167 million in unclaimed property.

National Weather Service forecast showers thunderstorms and snow in passes

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 11:44AM

The National Weather Service is predicting showers possible with small hail and lightening strike.

Woman sentenced to prison for bank fraud

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 9:44PM

Defendant skimmed 237 bank accounts in year-long crime spree.

Northwest Region construction updates | WSDOT

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 9:47PM

The WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates have been posted for next week.

Anglers fishing Lower Hanford Reach may now retain any hatchery steelhead

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 9:55PM

Daily limit of two (2) hatchery steelhead. Hatchery steelhead are identified by a missing adipose fin with a healed scar in its location. Minimum size is 20 inches.

Sid Snyder: A good politician, a good man | Don C. Brunell

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 10:07PM

A few years after Sid Snyder retired as Washington Senate majority leader in 2002, elected leaders from both parties voted to honor by him re-naming the street leading to the state capitol in Olympia “Sid Snyder Avenue.”

Unemployment down, jobs up in September | Employment Security Department

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 11:06PM

Washington’s unemployment rate headed back down in September, while the number of jobs continued to climb, according to the state Employment Security Department

Teens driving teens a deadly mix | AAA

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 11:10PM

Risky behaviors among 16- and 17-year-old drivers involved in fatal crashes increased when teen passengers were present according to a study presented today by AAA and conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Automated speed enforcement wraps up at Snoqualmie Pass

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 11:18PM

A safety project on Snoqualmie Pass comes to an end today with the removal of automated speed-enforcement cameras in the construction zone. Using the mobile camera proved effective at slowing drivers speeding through the work zone.

Liquor Control Board to auction remaining inventory to licensees

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 11:30PM

On Nov. 1, 2012, the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) will host a live auction to dispose of its remaining inventory.

Early morning high-speed pursuit in Maple Valley | Two arrested

  • Oct 21, 2012 at 1:00AM updated at 7:50AM

A reported was received concerning a high-speed pursuit in Maple Valley involving male and female that began at about 12:50 a.m.

Metropolitan King County Council | Meeting agenda Oct. 22-26

  • Oct 21, 2012 at 10:32AM

An ordinance approving the sale of a surplus portion of the Auburn Park-and-Ride parking lot to the city of Auburn (Substitute Ordinance 2012-0390.2)

Accessible Voting Center open in Renton

  • Oct 21, 2012 at 11:12AM

A new, expanded accessible voting center (AVC) opens in Renton today to help ensure that voters with disabilities are able to cast a private and independent ballot. The AVC is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays until the election on Nov. 6.

Rediscovering Riesling, the Noblest of Grapes | David White

  • Oct 21, 2012 at 11:16AM

If you ask a sommelier to name her favorite grape, there's a good chance she'll say Riesling.

1.5 miles of Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail permanently protected

  • Oct 21, 2012 at 11:20AM

The Trust for Public Land announced that 808 acres of private lands along the Pacific Crest Trail in Kittitas County, Washington have been protected and added to the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie and Wenatchee national forests.

Partners preserve 120-acre farm near Orting forever

  • Oct 21, 2012 at 12:08PM

A 120-acre property will forever remain as a farm and habitat thanks to another successful public-private partnership in the Puyallup River Valley.

WSDOT reports drivers may see delayed toll bills

  • Oct 21, 2012 at 12:13PM

Year-end accounting of the Good To Go! tolling system revealed that approximately 350,000 transactions from the State Route 520 and Tacoma Narrows bridges – mostly associated with out-of-state license plates – were not processed into Pay By Mail bills in a timely manner.

Enumclaw Hornets swim and dive 200 medley relay takes first at SPSL championship

  • Oct 21, 2012 at 4:57PM

The Enumclaw Hornets girls swim and dive tem 200 medley relay took first place at the South Puget Sound League championships.

Enumclaw girls swim and dive takes the SPSL crown

  • Oct 21, 2012 at 5:24PM

The Enumclaw girls swim and dive team took home the first-place crown at the South Puget Sound League championships.

Isabella Davenport swims breast stroke in state qualifying time | Enumclaw Swim and Dive

  • Oct 21, 2012 at 5:55PM

Isabella Davenport swam the 100 breast stroke with a state qualifying time of 1 minute, 10:80 seconds at the South Puget Sound League Championships prelims on Saturday, Oct. 19.

Conversations on Washington’s Future | Ecology Director Ted Sturdevant

  • Oct 21, 2012 at 6:21PM

Ecology Director Ted Sturdevant has published a new edition of his ongoing “Conversations on Washington’s Future.”

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