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King County closed for all species of shellfish harvesting due to paralytic shellfish poison | Public Health – Seattle & King County
- Jul 21, 2012 at 6:20PM
Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) has been detected at levels of concern in shellfish samples collected from King County beaches. As a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed King County to the recreational harvest of shellfish.
- Jul 21, 2012 at 6:23PM
Crews continue a series of lane and ramp closures on Interstate 5 in Tacoma next week to remove and replace 75 aged and worn concrete roadway panels.
- Jul 21, 2012 at 6:26PM
In 1975, Central Washington University President Jim Brooks approached the Association of Washington Business with a concept of linking business leaders, teachers and high school students together to learn first-hand about what makes our free enterprise system tick.
- Jul 21, 2012 at 6:27PM
As daylight lingers until 9 p.m. on Snoqualmie Pass, the blasting time remains from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on I-90 for another week or so. Crews will adjust the blasting time to an earlier hour in August.
King County executive proposes boundaries community service areas including Greater Maple Valley/Cedar River
- Jul 21, 2012 at 6:29PM
New program reforms County’s outreach and engagement for rural and urban unincorporated areas.
- Jul 21, 2012 at 6:33PM
Taxable retail sales increased 4.7 percent to $24.1 billion during the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, the Washington State Department of Revenue reported today.
- Jul 21, 2012 at 6:35PM
Vaccination is best protection; key is keeping up-to-date on immunizations.
- Jul 21, 2012 at 6:00PM updated at 9:46PM
Denial of Service Attacks by ‘Botnets’ Disrupted Amazon Operations.
- Jul 21, 2012 at 6:48PM
Visitors to Mount Rainier National Park are advised that a new closure is in effect on the Comet Falls Trail from approximately ¼ mile below Comet Falls to the river crossing above Comet Falls in Van Trump Park.
- Jul 21, 2012 at 6:51PM
Bond refinancing will help save more than $16 million over next decade.
- Jul 21, 2012 at 7:07PM
Maggie’s Special and red-hot apprentice Eliska Kubinova teamed up for a three-quarter-length victory Saturday in the $15,850 Friends-4-Life Purse for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.
- Jul 22, 2012 at 1:00PM updated at 5:54PM
I am stunned, outraged and sickened by the massacre that took place in the Colorado move theater. I took a communications class in college and the teacher's premise was that the culture contributed 50 percent to a criminal committing a crime.
- Jul 22, 2012 at 1:09PM
What do celebrities like Rick Steves have in common with voters? The importance of reading and following instructions, whether it’s traveling around the world or filling out one’s ballot.
- Jul 22, 2012 at 1:13PM
Bats in Washington often test positive for rabies, and this year already, three people had to be treated for exposure to rabid bats.
- Jul 22, 2012 at 5:32PM
It was Tuesday afternoon. I had the RV all packed with food and clothes. I had the house somewhat clean so the house sitter would be comfortable.
- Jul 22, 2012 at 5:34PM
Daughter frequently billed Medicaid while father splurged on a new home, Seahawks tickets.
- Jul 22, 2012 at 5:39PM
It’s the end of era for the Washington State Patrol.
- Jul 22, 2012 at 5:41PM
It’s time for the public to nominate its favorite community-centric corporations for Washington’s highest civics award.
- Jul 22, 2012 at 6:11PM
Nineteen Washington high school seniors will be here at the end of the month to compete in the 2012-13 Distinguished Young Women scholarship program.
- Jul 22, 2012 at 6:17PM
As Primary Election ballots hit mailboxes, The League of Women Voters of Washington announced the launch of the nonpartisan election resource VOTE411.org.
- Jul 23, 2012 at 9:28AM
The $50,000 Mt. Rainier Handicap was easy as one, two, three.
- Jul 23, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Jul 24, 2012 at 6:26PM
Bonney Lake mayor Neil Johnson has spent the past year living with chronic myelogenous leukemia. Now he's solidly in remission and looking forward to continuing a full life; even mowing the lawn.
- Jul 23, 2012 at 1:45PM
Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have risen 5.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.64/g yesterday.
- Jul 23, 2012 at 2:54PM
Well, you know how some evenings are this time of year. The temperature drops a few degrees after 6 o’clock. The sky is clear without a cloud in sight and Mount Rainier stands out with unusually sharp clarity.
- Jul 23, 2012 at 4:34PM
Supporters come out in force for Hansen's arena proposal, County responds