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Saturday update set for general election results | King County Elections

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 9:27AM

King County Elections will update general election results as scheduled by 4:30 p.m. today andtomorrow, and will add a posting on Saturday, Nov. 16 by 4:30 p.m.

Mother sentenced to 40 years for bleaching child's eyes

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 4:32PM

Jennifer Mothershead, 31, received an exceptional sentence of 40 years in prison after a jury found her guilty on October 4, 2013 of Assault of a Child in the First Degree. The defendant repeatedly put bleach into her daughter's eyes, causing permanent vision loss in the child's right eye.

Come together and share your joy with community | Church Corner

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 4:35PM

A short little giggle and then another. Soon the small boy is caught up in a full-blown laugh attack and a sparkle reflects in the wetness of his eyes. But these are tears of joy and laughter, not of sorrow or pain.

Washington State Department of Revenue received 585 marijuana business license applications

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 2:38PM

The Washington State Department of Revenue announced it has received 585 completed applications submitted online for marijuana business licenses since Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.

Colder temperatures brings spike in vehicle-wildlife collisions | South King County Transportation News

  • Nov 21, 2013 at 1:29PM

This is the time of year we typically see a spike in collisions between vehicles and wildlife.

McCleary fights to unanimous decision in pro boxing debut

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 1:41PM

Jeremy McCleary's professional boxing debut was a successful one, as the White River High product fought his way to a unanimous decision in a four-round bout.

Drug and gun smuggler sentenced to 15 years in prison | U.S. District Court

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 11:34AM

A drug and gun smuggler based in Arizona was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 15 years in prison for his role in a wide ranging international drug conspiracy, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy | Washington Secretary of State

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 11:53AM

Over the past few days, we’ve had blog posts related to the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The blog posts include photos or documents kept by our State Archives.

United Way seeking volunteers to help operate free tax sites | King County

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 11:46AM

United Way seeking volunteers to help operate free tax sites throughout King County from January 15 – April 15, 2014.

Washington leads ‘friend of the court’ brief concerning child pornography victims

  • Nov 24, 2013 at 2:23PM

Attorney General Bob Ferguson led a coalition of 34 states and one territory today in filing a ‘friend of the court’ brief in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Leftovers are what Thanksgiving is all about | Living with Gleigh

  • Nov 24, 2013 at 2:46PM

We celebrated Thanksgiving with my husband's family last weekend, but I do plan on cooking a simple, carb loaded Thanksgiving meal on the actual day.

Montparnasse - poem by Ernest Hemingway |

  • Nov 24, 2013 at 2:14PM

"Montparnasse" was originally published in Hemingway's first published work, Three Stories and Ten Poems (1923).

New text message service aids health insurance enrollment | King County

  • Nov 24, 2013 at 3:21PM

King County residents can text King + ZIP code to 468311 for help nearby.

Americans need to be thankful for what we have | Don Brunell

  • Nov 24, 2013 at 3:13PM

It is human nature to take things for granted. When you’ve always had something, when it’s been around your entire life, it’s only natural to overlook it, to think it will always be here.

U.S. Small Business Administration encourages Americans to shop small

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 5:55PM

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is encouraging Americans across the country to shop small this November 30 as part of Small Business Saturday, a day that is dedicated to supporting the small businesses that anchor our local communities and strengthen our economy.

Black Friday shoppers: Be savvy, not sorry by following these simple tips | Attorney General’s Office

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 6:04PM

After families have stuffed themselves full of turkey on Thanksgiving Day, they head to bed, and often wake before dawn for the biggest shopping day of the year. Black Friday is known for its blockbuster savings that entice consumers to spend their hard earned money.

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency ends burn ban | Pierce County

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 11:39AM

As of Friday, Nov. 29 the burn bans in effect for King, Kitsap, Pierce, or Snohomish counties has ended.

Buckley’s Elk Ridge Elementary celebrate the holiday spirit

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 11:44AM

Second-graders from Buckley’s Elk Ridge Elementary created ornaments, then placed them on a tree under the gazebo at the city park on Main Street.

Black Diamond Community Center provide coats for Enumclaw School District students

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 11:24AM

Black Diamond Community Center partners to provide coats for Enumclaw School District students

Nevada man pleads guilty to stolen truck, weapons and homemade explosives | U.S. District Court

  • Nov 30, 2013 at 7:18PM

A 22-year-old man who was arrested in July 2013 by University of Washington Police in a stolen truck with stolen firearms, body armor and gasoline incendiary devices, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Seattle, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

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.

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