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State fines PSE $250,000

  • Nov 9, 2012 at 3:15PM

State regulators have fined Puget Sound Energy (PSE) $250,000 for violating a 2010 order that required the utility to review and correct specific customer accounts.

Charities disguised as detect sales | Better Business Bureau

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 10:43AM

Near Veterans Day, consumers across the United States contact Better Business Bureau to vet charities and other organizations soliciting on behalf of military members and veterans; however, not all donation requests come from non-profits.

Brandi Carlile to perform with Seattle Symphony

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 6:32PM

All three performances nearly sold-out, only limited tickets remain

King County Council meeting highlights | Nov. 12-16

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 11:49AM

An ordinance relating to the imposition of a natural resource conservation rate and charge in the King Conservation District and authorizing the executive to enter into a interlocal agreement between the County and the King Conservation District (Ordinance 2012-0432).

King County Elections to update results over holiday weekend

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 6:32PM

King County Elections will post updated general election results on its website at 7:30 p.m. today with a goal of including 75,000 ballots in the report.

King County executive and employee unions reach agreement

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 11:55AM

Agreement for 2014-2016 caps costs at below-market rate for two-thirds of County employees, preventing budget swings and helping preserve services to the public.

New website helps explain Puget Sound toxic chemical threats | Ecology

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 12:08PM

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has boiled down a 300-page report into a new, user-friendly website that explains what we currently know about toxic chemical pollution in the Puget Sound region.

Political signs near highways must be removed

  • Nov 10, 2012 at 12:13PM

State law allows 10 days to remove signs visible from state highways

Leftover reduction process | Living with Gleigh

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 12:13PM

Crusts with peanut butter and jelly, apple peels, sugared milk in the bottom of the cereal bowl, such is often the diet of parents when their children are small.

Small Business Administration helps veterans get start

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 7:39PM

As the nation marks Veterans Day 2012, the U.S. Small Business Administration continues to build on its successful programs for America’s military veterans, helping tens of thousands of veterans each year with small business financing, comprehensive business training and counseling and access to federal contracts.

King County Recorder’s Office plans for marriage equality

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 7:44PM

The King County Recorder’s Office is making plans for the first day of marriage equality in Washington state.

Washington awarded grant to help foster children with emotional disabilities

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 8:10PM

The federal Administration of Children and Families has awarded Washington a $639,000 grant to enhance mental health services for children in foster care.

Budget Committee sends Council 2013 Budget that meets current needs with a focus on the future

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 8:15PM

Proposed spending plan maintains public safety and human services, while preserving strong bond rating and County reserves

Charles Royer appointed to Washington State Transportation Commission

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 8:18PM

Gov. Chris Gregoire has appointed Charles T. Royer of Seattle to the Washington State Transportation Commission. He will serve the remaining six months of the six-year term being vacated by Commissioner Richard Ford, who has resigned effective Nov. 30.

Legislators, community to discuss 2013 mental health and substance abuse priorities

  • Nov 11, 2012 at 8:35PM

Preserving critical treatment funding for youth, adults tops list of priorities

Gas prices fall 8.4 cents | GasBuddy

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 12:59PM

Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have fallen 8.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.56/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.46/g, according to gasoline price website

Barn Clothes | Poem by Michael Walsh

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 4:30PM

Our sense of smell is the one sense most likely to transport us through time.

Daniel Nash | Will state measures step on Federal toes? | Our Corner

  • Nov 12, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Nov 13, 2012 at 3:53PM

Is everyone ready to breathe out a collective sigh of relief after the election? Yeah? Good. Don't kick back just yet, though. The state had two measures on the ballot with at least potential significance to the Federal agenda: Referendum 74 and Initiative 502.

Gateway Concert Band offers winter concert at Enumclaw, White River high schools

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 11:13AM

The Gateway Concert Band will present its winter concerts, entitled “Yuletide Celebration,” at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the White River High School auditorium and at 7:15 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Enumclaw High School auditorium.

State DOT closes Chinook, Cayuse passes for the winter season

  • Nov 13, 2012 at 12:19PM

Faced with heavy snowfall, avalanche risk and the subsequent hazardous driving conditions, authorities decided to close Chinook and Cayuse passes for the season the morning of Nov. 12.

An assist in car-versus-elk collision | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Nov 14, 2012 at 2:49PM

All suspects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Ashes ignite fire in garbage pile | Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report

  • Nov 16, 2012 at 5:00AM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report Nov. 6-12

Whooping cough epidemic finally slowing

  • Nov 15, 2012 at 11:28AM

But as overall case counts slow, it's important to remember that whooping cough will always circulate at some level in our communities.

All students need solid grounding in math, science | Don Brunell

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 4:50PM

In “the good old days,” schools emphasized “reading, writing and arithmetic” taught to the tune of the hickory stick.

Attorney General’s Office puts a stop to fake invoices

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 4:59PM

Businesses, government, non-profits and others received misleading bills

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