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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

Association of Washington Business signs fiscal cliff letter to Congress, President Obama

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 8:30PM

With just 46 days remaining in the 2012 calendar year, Congress must act soon to avoid a fiscal disaster with the approaching fiscal cliff.

Enumclaw City Councilman Kevin Mahelona dies

  • Nov 17, 2012 at 9:00PM updated Nov 19, 2012 at 11:10PM

Enumclaw City Councilman Kevin Mahelona died Nov. 16. The information received indicated the 54-year-old Mahelona suffered from acute interstitial pneumonia.

Erwilian puts the joy back in Christmas | Living with Gleigh

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 11:34AM

It’s time to gear up for Christmas. I know, I know, Thanksgiving is not even here yet. But I’m getting psyched up already because my next door neighbors have extra cars in their driveway most weekends now. That only means one thing to me – it’s time for their band, Erwilian, to start their Christmas concert series.

King County Council meeting highlights | Nov. 19-23

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 12:41PM

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the King County Council Chambers.

Kia dealership agrees to halt false advertising | Washington State Attorney General’s Office

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 2:21PM

An Everett auto dealership sued by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office for deceptive advertising, along with other illegal business practices, says it will change its ways. In a deal reached today, the owner of Performance Kia and the former Performance Nissan will pay $150,000 in attorneys’ fees and penalties to resolve the lawsuit.

Rain and wind coming to the region | Special Weather Statement from NOAA

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 3:07PM

The National Weather Service has released a special weather statement predicting heavy rain and wind.

Meditation can be a lifesaver for heart disease patients | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 3:52PM

New research, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), found that people with heart disease who regularly meditate may be able to reduce their risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke nearly by half.

Job seekers be aware of scam job postings | Better Business Bureau

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 6:50PM

In preparation for the busy holiday shopping season, Forbes.com is forecasting that companies will be hiring roughly 700,000 seasonal workers.

Revenue Council projects $900 million shortfall for next biennium | Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 8:02PM

Quarterly revenue projection remains stable for current budget.

Employers hiring veterans by year’s end may get expanded tax credit | IRS

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 8:28PM

Employers planning to claim an expanded tax credit for hiring certain veterans should act soon, according to the IRS. Many businesses may qualify to receive thousands of dollars through the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, but only if the veteran begins work before the new year.

Traffic deaths, homicides in King County decline

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 8:57PM

2011 Medical Examiner's annual report shows King County death statistics and trends

Prices up 2.3 percent over the past 12 months | Consumer Price Index

  • Nov 18, 2012 at 9:21PM

The latest Consumer Price Index news release for the greater Seattle area is now available from BLS.

Crystal Mountain plans to open Wednesday

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 11:10AM

And snow in the mountains means an early opening at Crystal Mountain, who announced Monday that the resort will open for limited operations Wednesday.

White River's Williams honored by state baseball coaches

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 11:33AM

Longtime White River High coach Mike Williams will be among the honorees during a Saturday evening ceremony hosted by the Washington State Baseball Coaches Association.

Initiative 502's DUI provision will bring few changes, prosecutor and police say

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 1:15PM

The first provisions of Initiative 502, the measure legalizing marijuana for recreational use at the state level, will go into place Dec. 6, pending election certification later this month. On that date, up to one ounce of useable marijuana will be decriminalized and the Driving Under the Influence of Drugs mandate will go into place.

Flood Watch and Winter Storm Warning in effect for King, Pierce counties

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 12:34PM

More than two inches of rain are expected in some areas and flooding is expected in low lands and along urban streams and rivers in King and Pierce counties, including the Puyallup.

13 things you may not know about Initiative 502

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 1:01PM

Before and after the election day news of legal marijuana in Washington state, speculation, misinformation, unanswered questions and "unanswered" questions have been lobbed from all sides. Will I be able to buy a joint from the 7/11? Does marijuana have an open container equivalent? How will marijuana be packaged and sold?

Brian Beckley | NASA's flight simulator rides into infinity | Our Corner

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 3:09PM

I have always been fascinated by space. As a kid growing up, and still now, I was a big fan of science fiction, especially anything in space: Star Trek, Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, Buck Rogers.

White River CAD program pitches in to solve a $2,000 problem

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 4:13PM

Last year, the district’s middle school had issues with a broken piece in the mechanism that raises and lowers the basketball hoops. The system is more than 50 years old and the parts are obsolete.

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