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To beat the blast, get over Snoqualmie Pass before 8 p.m. weeknights | WSDOT

  • 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.

Taxable retail sales increase 4.7 percent in first quarter

  • 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.

Washington whooping cough epidemic highlights changing national trends

  • Jul 21, 2012 at 6:35PM

Vaccination is best protection; key is keeping up-to-date on immunizations.

Russian hacker arrested for cyber attacks on Amazon.com

  • Jul 21, 2012 at 6:00PM updated at 9:46PM

Denial of Service Attacks by ‘Botnets’ Disrupted Amazon Operations.

New closure posted for Comet Falls trail | Mount Rainier National Park

  • 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.

High credit ratings lead to lower borrowing costs for King County

  • Jul 21, 2012 at 6:51PM

Bond refinancing will help save more than $16 million over next decade.

Maggie’s Special rallies for win in Saturday feature | Emerald Downs

  • 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.

Stunned and sickened by Colorado massacre | Letter

  • 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.

Area celebrities and King County elections departments partner to help voters 'Be Informed'

  • 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.

Department of Health warns of rabies health risks in bats

  • 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.

Undiscovered parking lots | Living with Gleigh

  • 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.

Husband and daughter plead guilty to stealing $111,705 from state healthcare programs

  • Jul 22, 2012 at 5:34PM

Daughter frequently billed Medicaid while father splurged on a new home, Seahawks tickets.

Washington State Patrol rolls out last Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor

  • Jul 22, 2012 at 5:39PM

It’s the end of era for the Washington State Patrol.

Nominations being taken for state’s highest civics award

  • 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.

White River and Enumclaw seniors to compete for Distinguished Young Women scholarship program

  • 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.

League of Women Voters of Washington launches VOTE411.org

  • 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.

Hudson Landing wins $50,000 Mt. Rainier Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 23, 2012 at 9:28AM

The $50,000 Mt. Rainier Handicap was easy as one, two, three.

Bonney Lake Mayor Neil Johnson's cancer year

  • 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.

Gas prices rise a nickel | GasBuddy.com

  • 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.

Rural scene worthy of Rockwell | Wally's World

  • 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.

King County Council moves SoDo Arena Plan out of committee

  • Jul 23, 2012 at 4:34PM

Supporters come out in force for Hansen's arena proposal, County responds

Why do cats think outside the box? | All About Pets

  • Jul 24, 2012 at 5:30PM

Welcome to Buckley Veterinary Hospital’s monthly pet care column. This month we are touching on litter box issues. Have you noticed your cat is no longer using the litter box?

Pets can cost a pretty penny | All About Pets

  • Jul 24, 2012 at 5:48PM

If you’ve ever taken in a kitten found on the street or adopted a puppy from an unplanned litter a friends’ dog had, you know there is no such thing as a “free” pet. No matter how you acquire your new best friend, pet ownership comes with significant start-up costs and ongoing maintenance expenses.

Buckley council approves two jail contracts, motion to transfer $200,000 to general fund dies in tie vote

  • Jul 25, 2012 at 1:41PM

Buckley's city council voted in two jail contracts at last night's regular council meeting, showing that—for the time being at least—the city is looking ahead with the Buckley Jail's future in mind.

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