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World Health Organization sets new targets for reducing chronic diseases | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • May 28, 2012 at 9:54AM

The World Health Organization (WHO) has set a number of targets for reducing so called non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25 percent by 2025.

Puget Sound Energy offers incentives to switch to natural gas water heating

  • May 28, 2012 at 10:15AM

Puget Sound Energy’s comprehensive fuel conversion program makes it easier for customers to switch from electric to natural gas water heating. Eligible PSE customers who convert from electric to natural gas water heating can receive a $950 incentive and may typically save $200 to $400 annually after making the switch.

Absences | Poem by Mark Vinz

  • May 28, 2012 at 10:22AM

Bill Holm was a Minnesota poet and essayist and a dear friend to many of us who live and write in flyover country. He is much missed. Mark Vinz has written this fine tribute to Bill.

White River seniors receive high education awards from Dollars for Scholars

  • May 28, 2012 at 10:47AM

A group of talented White River graduating seniors received awards for higher education May 22 from he White River Chapter of Dollars for Scholars.

Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race with Art Gamblin Motors Corvette pace car | Video

  • May 28, 2012 at 11:17AM

Check out this video of the Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race.

Five tips for young workers taking summer jobs

  • May 28, 2012 at 11:32AM

Among those killed on the job in Washington last year were five young men under the age of 25, including one who was just 18. An average of 79 young men and women between 16 and 24 are hurt on the job every day across the state.

The Hidden Homeless: Out of sight and out of mind in Pierce County

  • May 29, 2012 at 6:00AM updated May 30, 2012 at 12:08PM

Part one in a two-part series on extra-urban homelessness.

Bonney Lake Police find 114th Street resident dead in home

  • May 29, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 9:12AM

The department is investigating the death, apparently caused by a single gunshot wound.

Gas prices still rising in area | GassBuddy

  • May 29, 2012 at 9:20AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle area have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.30 per gallon yesterday.

Orlando Xpress takes Memorial Day feature | Emerald Downs

  • May 29, 2012 at 9:37AM

Orlando Xpress prevailed in a pace duel with He’s a Cruiser and scored a half-length victory Monday in the featured Cascade Coffee Purse for 3-year-olds at Emerald Downs.

King County Council begins its review of SODO arena proposal

  • May 29, 2012 at 11:53AM

Budget Chair announces seven member independent panel to provide analysis of plan.

First White River elementary track meet is this Saturday

  • May 30, 2012 at 10:00AM updated May 31, 2012 at 10:10AM

The fledgling K-5 athletic program is the brainchild of Justin Bolton, a Physical Education teacher at Wilkeson and Elk Ridge elementary schools. He and other PE teachers have donated their after-school time since the end of April to lead practice sessions of just under 500 students.

Editorial | Three Emotions Determine Political Decisions | Rich Elfers

  • May 30, 2012 at 1:28PM

Let’s face it; we humans make political decisions based largely on emotions. We like to think we’re rational and logical, but in reality three emotions really govern our political decision-making: trust, fear and hope. Being aware of these three emotions and how they interact can help us make better decisions when we vote this fall.

Looking for God through stillness, prayer? | Church Corner

  • May 30, 2012 at 1:00PM updated May 31, 2012 at 10:20AM

Are you a “contemplative,” someone who experiences the presence of God in ways of stillness, reflection and prayer? Do you feel your greatest connection to the Sacred in ways that are different from a Sunday morning church service of modern or traditional music and preaching? Do you yearn to experience God in different ways?

The King County Prosecutor's Office and medical marijuana

  • May 31, 2012 at 4:00PM

The King County Prosecutor’s Office position on collective gardens is very clear according to Deputy Chief of Staff Ian Goodhew.

15-year-old girl fabricated stabbing story on Lake Wilderness Trail in Maple Valley | King County Sheriff

  • May 31, 2012 at 11:26AM

The alleged stabbing of a 15-year-old girl near the Lake Wilderness Trail in Maple Valley last week was fabricated, according to the King County Sheriff's Office.

Work of Bonney Lake photographer to be featured in Enumclaw's Gallery 2012

  • May 31, 2012 at 2:00PM

The work of Bonney Lake photographer Michael Dilbeck will be on display at Enumclaw's Gallery 2012 beginning June 7. His show runs through July 2 in the gallery found in City Hall, 1339 Cole St.

Four receive White River Communities Champion Award

  • May 31, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 6:39PM

Four volunteers were honored May 21 as recipients of the 2012 White River Communities Champion Award at a special meeting of the White River Families First Coalition.

Buckley City Councilman's son charged with bribing parent of sexual abuse victim

  • May 31, 2012 at 8:21PM

Randy Reed, Buckley City Councilman, has has been charged with sexual abuse of a 7-year-old girl and Reed's son has been charged with attempting to bribe the victim's mother into dropping charges.

Man attempts to steal handbag outside Maple Valley Fred Meyer, gets tackled after chase on foot | Breaking news

  • Jun 1, 2012 at 9:00AM updated Jun 2, 2012 at 2:17PM

Memo to would-be purse-snatchers in Maple Valley: You might want to seek business elsewhere.

Gas prices expect to fall in Puget Sound region | GasBuddy

  • Jun 1, 2012 at 9:51AM

After an impressive shift in situations impacting gasoline prices, GasBuddy is expecting to see falling prices at local pumps in coming days. Wholesale gasoline prices, the price that stations pay before taxes and other fees, has fallen nearly a dollar per gallon since its high roughly a week ago.

Washington state Democrats 2012 state convention begins today

  • Jun 1, 2012 at 10:28AM

Newark Mayor Cory Booker headlines Friday evening's Gala Banquet, as the Washington State Democrats hold the 2012 State Convention June 1-3 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio will also join the convention as the keynote speaker on Saturday.

Black Diamond City Council to discuss city administrator position at June 5 special meeting

  • Jun 1, 2012 at 3:27PM

The city of Black Diamond will hold a Special Council meeting on Tuesday, June 5 at 4:00 p.m.

City Twister and D’honorable to battle in Auburn $50,000 Auburn Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 1, 2012 at 3:52PM

Arguably the two most visually impressive winners at the meeting thus far, both City Twister and D’honorable will be out to prove who’s the better 3-year-old on Sunday in the $50,000 Auburn Handicap for sophomore colts and geldings running 6-½ furlongs.

Buckley City Councilman Randy Reed's son charged with bribing a witness | Pierce County Prosecutor

  • Jun 1, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Jun 6, 2012 at 9:06AM

The case involving longtime Buckley City Councilman Randy Reed took a sudden and dramatic turn last week, when his 31-year-old son was charged with attempting to bribe a witness.

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