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She Is Overheard Singing - Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay |

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 10:50AM

Oh, Prue she has a patient man, And Joan a gentle lover,

U.S. attorney collects $41 million from criminal and civil action

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 3:17PM

U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan announced today that the Western District of Washington collected more than $41 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 related to criminal and civil actions.

Man pleads guilty to plotting attack on military center

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 3:21PM

A Seattle man pleaded guilty today in connection with the June 2011 plot to attack a military installation in Seattle, U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan announced.

IRS offers tax tips for “The Season of Giving”

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 3:28PM

December is traditionally a month for giving generously to charities, friends and family. But it’s also a time that can have a major impact on the tax return you’ll file in the New Year.

Washington drivers have attitudes, knowledge, and awareness

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 3:55PM

Three quarters of surveyed Washington drivers thought they were likely to get a ticket for going 68 MPH on a freeway posted for 60 MPH. Over 90 percent thought they were likely to get arrested if they drove drunk.

Don’t get crazy busy! | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 7:32PM

Whenever I make phone calls or send off e-mails to family members and friends to touch base and inquire about their well-being, the answers are almost always the same: “busy,” “crazy busy,” “insanely busy,” “busy, busy, busy.”

U.S. attorney concerning marijuana legalization

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 7:42PM

The Department of Justice is reviewing the legalization initiatives recently passed in Colorado and Washington State.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife approves razor clam dig

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 8:08PM

Clam diggers can look forward to some of the best tides of the year during a six-day razor clam dig set to begin Tuesday (Dec. 11) at Twin Harbors, then expand to include openings at Long Beach, Mocrocks and Copalis beaches later in the week.

Three former employees of Pierce Commercial Bank sentenced | U.S. District Court

  • Dec 9, 2012 at 8:16PM

Defendants worked with Shawn Portmann in scheme that crippled Pierce Commercial Bank.

Betsy Meyer's journey to South Africa becomes ‘Our Hope’ | Slideshow

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 7:00AM updated Dec 13, 2012 at 1:29PM

Betsy Meyer had an epiphany nearly nine years ago on a bus ride in Seattle. That bus ride took her on a journey to South Africa where she founded an organization called Thembalethu, “Our Hope” in English.

How to keep a disputed tree from igniting a neighborhood feud | The Evergreen Arborist

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 4:23PM

Trees can sometimes create turmoil between neighbors. These concerns often become more frequent as the winter storm season approaches.

Firefighters responding to residential fire northeast of Bonney Lake

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 2:21PM

East Pierce firefighters are responding to a residential structure fire on the 27200 block of 86th St. E., according to a status update on IAFF Local 3520's Facebook page.

Buckley Council swears in appointee Nora Lyn Rose

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 2:55PM

Rose comes to the council from the Friends of the Buckley Library.

Dishwater floods kitchen | Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 11:12PM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report Dec. 4-10

Federal and state authorities nab man who fled Medicaid fraud charges | Attorney General

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 3:07PM

A man charged by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office for Medicaid fraud has been apprehended.

Redefining the Bush tax cuts | Don Brunell

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 3:25PM

Everyone is talking about the “fiscal cliff” deadline looming on Dec. 31, when automatic tax increases and spending cuts take effect unless Congress reaches a compromise. Both political camps are in full campaign mode, blaming the other for the lack of progress.

Media is a powerful hammer in the politician's toolbox | Rich Elfers' Politics in Focus

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 3:28PM

A major reason President Obama won the elections of 2008 and 2012 was because he and his advisers harnessed the power of the data-mining capacities of the computer and the mass appeal of the Internet. Obama for America polled, communicated with, organized and milked supporters for donations more effectively than any other candidate in American history.

National Weather Service releases high wind watch

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 9:38PM

The National Weather service released a high wind watch with gusts to 60 mph.

Department of Social and Health Services advocates work to improve long-term care services

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 10:08PM

Eleven recognized and established advocacy groups for people with disabilities and those who receive community-based care have joined with the state Department of Social and Health Services to develop recommendations on how to further ensure the safety and well-being of people receiving various long-term care services.

Ecology agreement resolves King County stormwater permit violation

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 10:40PM

King County will fund three water-quality improvement projects, complete stormwater monitoring and pay a state penalty under an agreed order with the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology).

Additional winter shelter beds opening in King County

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 10:51PM

As temperatures begin to dip, 135 new emergency winter shelter beds are opening for homeless men and women in King County to offer a nightly respite from the cold and wet weather. King County, United Way of King County and several King County cities have joined together to devote additional resources to create safe shelter options for homeless people around the region.

King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian one spots suspect during Tiger Mountain chase

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 10:55PM

A man that led police on a high speed chase and then ran into the woods to hide was arrested today after being spotted by the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian1 helicopter.

2013 Teen Video Challenge | Secretary of State

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 10:58PM

Washington state is taking part in the 2013 Teen Video Challenge, a national competition with the aim of getting teens involved with reading and their public library’s summer reading program.

One dead in shooting at Sumner Motor Inn

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Dec 17, 2012 at 11:13AM

One man is dead and three more are wounded following an apparent shooting at the Sumner Motor Inn early Sunday morning.

One cannot decorate alone | Living with Gleigh

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 5:17PM

I was joy deficient the other day as I was attempting to decorate the house for Christmas. My husband was at work, my kids at school. I put lights on the tree, got out the Nativity scene village, then stalled.

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