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King County health officials announce public exposures to new measles case

  • Nov 30, 2013 at 7:12PM

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in an infant who was in several locations in King County during the contagious period. The infant is a King County resident who was too young to be vaccinated and likely exposed to the measles while overseas.

To a Young Girl at a Window by Margaret Widdemer |

  • Dec 1, 2013 at 3:57PM

Margaret Widdemer often wrote in traditional poetic forms, and many of her poems explore the social issues of the early twentieth century.

Stress free Christmas traditions | Living with Gleigh

  • Dec 1, 2013 at 6:29PM

Here it is the weekend after Thanksgiving and I don’t see one Valentine in the store. How is a mother supposed to plan properly when the Valentines stuff isn’t out yet?

Another step on Foothills Trail | Pierce County

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 11:27AM

Pierce County took another step toward completing the popular Foothills Trail with the recent purchase of commercial land near South Prairie.

Zero I-5 fatalities during Thanksgiving weekend | Washington State Patrol

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 1:34PM

On November 25, 2013, Washington State Patrol Chief John R. Batiste, California Highway Patrol Commissioner Joseph Farrow, and Oregon State Police Superintendent Richard Evans challenged drivers to “Arrive Alive” with zero fatalities on I-5 during the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.

With Child by Genevieve Taggard |

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 9:29AM

Now I am slow and placid, fond of sun, Like a sleek beast, or a worn one: No slim and languid girl--not glad With the windy trip I once had,

Shopping at small businesses strenghtens America | Calvin Goings

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 9:55AM

During the holiday season, Americans across the country have a unique opportunity to strengthen their local economies, support their communities and get great services and products by shopping small – shopping at small businesses, that is.

Cancer researcher was sentenced for tax evasion | U.S. District Court

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 10:30AM

A southwest Washington cancer researcher was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 18 months in prison, three years of supervised release and $376,679 in restitution for tax evasion, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

Benefits and dangers of digital receipts | Better Business Bureau

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 10:47AM

With the probable demise of physical cash in the near future, many retailers—large and small—are adopting point-of-sale solutions to accommodate the increasing use of debit and credit.

30-year-old man sentenced to 10 years for $30 million ponzi scheme

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 10:55AM

A 30-year-old Seattle man who operated a ‘Ponzi scheme’ disguised as real estate investment opportunities in Peru, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to ten years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

Matching set of weekend closures at Mercer Street and SR 99

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 10:37AM

Look out for a snag in the shadow of the Space Needle this weekend (and next).

When wives fix cars | Living with Gleigh

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 12:46PM

There are a few things around the house that I can't do anything about and fixing cars is one of them. My husband’s hobby is working on vintage cars, in which I only share an interest for the summer, family entertainment value going to car shows offers us.

Informational rugby meeting to be held Thursday

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 12:04PM

The Rainier Plateau Junior Rugby Club was started in 2008 by Andy Ramsay. Ramsay is now the coach of the girls team along side Jeff Sprouse who coaches the boys.

Groundbreaking work on YarrowBay's The Villages development begins | Black Diamond

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 3:21PM

Clearing and grading work began Tuesday on one of YarrowBay's master planned developments in Black Diamond.

At Night by Yone Noguchi |

  • Dec 14, 2013 at 3:04PM

At night the Universe grows lean, sober- faced, of intoxication,

Christmas means they just have to share

  • Dec 15, 2013 at 6:27PM

A couple months ago we rescued a cat from my mom’s mobile home park. It had been drifting around for a couple years and had become the unofficial trailer park cat.

76 Washington consumers receive checks for misleading vehicle service contracts | State Attorney General

  • Dec 15, 2013 at 6:40PM

Attorney General Bob Ferguson joined three other state attorneys general today in announcing that approximately 19,000 consumers nationwide will share more than $9.3 million to compensate them for their problems with U.S. Fidelis, a now-defunct dealer of vehicle service contracts. Checks are going in the mail today for those who filed a claim.

Target Corporation announces massive data breach exposing 40 million accounts

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 9:56AM

Target Corporation announced that it experienced a massive data breach, exposing approximately 40 million customer accounts.

Winter Storm Watch for Plateau | National Weather Service

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 9:52AM


Leagues taking shape for next year

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 11:00AM

Local teams will see some of their traditional league rivals moving about, the result of the school reclassification system that plays out every two years in all corners of The Evergreen State.

May you all have a teen | Living with Gleigh

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 3:37PM

I’ve been trying to wrap my head around the fact that the Christmas season is six days shorter this year. I’m not sure exactly where it’s missing; no one ever does anything until the last minute anyway.

Congress still Isn’t being responsible | Lee Hamilton

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 4:56PM

change, but so long overdue that it can’t possibly make up for what should have been accomplished on Capitol Hill this year.

Seattle area men charged with insider trader based on Microsoft internal information | U.S. Distirct Court

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 4:29PM

Seattle area men charged with insider trader based on Microsoft internal information | U.S. District Court

Stage 1 burn bans issued for King County beginning Christmas Day

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 4:17PM

Due to increasingly stagnant weather conditions, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is issuing a Stage 1 burn ban for King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties, effective at 5 p.m. on December 25, 2013. This ban remains in effect until further notice.

To You by Walt Whitman |

  • Dec 25, 2013 at 7:33AM

Walt Whitman is widely considered one of America's most important poets. He worked as a printer, teacher, and journalist in the New York City area. Whitman composed and updated his seminal work, Leaves of Grass, throughout his entire adult life.

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