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The new great divide: longevity | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 7:48PM

The United States of America have often been called a divided nation, separated by race, class, political affiliation, values, you name it.

King County hosts Oct. 9 meeting on managing wood in rivers

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 7:52PM

River safety and guidelines for County use of wood in flood-risk reduction projects part of County’s presentation

Driver testing to be conducted outside DOL in King County

  • Sep 30, 2012 at 8:00PM

The Department of Licensing is partnering with several driver training schools and school district driver training programs in King County to provide driver knowledge and skills testing for individuals applying for a Washington driver license, beginning October 1.

Gas price jump 6 cents | GasBuddy

  • Oct 1, 2012 at 7:43AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have risen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.02/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.79/g, according to gasoline price website SeattleGasPrices.com.

U.S. Supreme Court will not hear challenge of Top 2 Primary | Secretary of State

  • Oct 1, 2012 at 11:06AM

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday morning that it will not hear the challenge by the Washington Democratic and Libertarian parties on the Top 2 Primary. This blog post (link is below) focuses on the high court’s refusal to hear the appeal.

Crawling through the mud of Tough Mudder in Black Diamond | Slideshow

  • Oct 1, 2012 at 3:00PM

Over 10,000 people got to crawl through mud and freezing cold water as part of the Tough Mudder obstacle course event Saturday in Black Diamond.

Making the leap from crib to bed | Family Matters

  • Oct 1, 2012 at 3:32PM

Much of a young child’s life revolves around adapting to new situations. Even when a routine is established, things can change and new skills must be learned. From moving from bottle to cup, to giving up a pacifier, to no longer using diapers or training pants, young children must tackle a lot of transitions.

Voter registration deadline approaching for general election | Oct. 6

  • Oct 2, 2012 at 11:37AM

Two important deadlines are fast approaching for anyone wanting to register to vote in this fall’s important General Election. Ballots go in the mail by Oct. 19, and you don’t want to be left out, Secretary of State Sam Reed said today.

Shining the flashback at the Buckley car show | Slideshow

  • Oct 3, 2012 at 5:19PM

The Flashback Car Show was presented by the Buckley Firefighters Association Sept. 15.

Alpaca Farm Days on the Plateau | Slideshow

  • Oct 4, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Oct 5, 2012 at 6:03PM

The National Alpaca Farm Days tours on the Plateau was Sept. 22-23.

Officer witnesses one accident while directing traffic for another | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Oct 5, 2012 at 1:04PM

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

The coming week at the King County Council | Oct. 8-12

  • Oct 6, 2012 at 7:02PM

# A motion confirming the appointment of David K. Chapman as the Director of the Office of Public Defense (Motion 2012-0260).

KIng County Budget | King County Council

  • Oct 6, 2012 at 7:13PM

Continuing overview of of Operating and Capital Budget Highlights in the Executive 2013 and 2014 Annual and Biennial Proposed Budget (Briefing No. 2012-B0156).

Make Your Voice Heard: VOTE! | Don Brunell

  • Oct 6, 2012 at 7:39PM

Elections are always important, but the stakes are particularly high this year with our economy stuck in neutral and threatening to slip into reverse.

One-hour closures planned for rock blasting next week on Snoqualmie Pass

  • Oct 6, 2012 at 7:44PM

If you’re traveling on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass next week, plan to go before the one-hour rock blasting closure or wait it out.

Taxable retail sales increase 4.7 percent in second quarter of 2012

  • Oct 6, 2012 at 7:50PM

Taxable retail sales increased 4.7 percent to $26.8 billion during the second quarter of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, the Washington State Department of Revenue reported today.

Dry conditions and extreme wildfire risk lead to burn ban extension by DNR

  • Oct 6, 2012 at 7:55PM

"Once-in-a-lifetime" conditions spur Red Flag Warning for wildfire hazards in counties west of the Cascade Mountains

Enumclaw's Kasey Kahne wins the pole in the Talladega Superspeedway

  • Oct 6, 2012 at 8:41PM

Enumclaw's Kasey Kahne won the pole at the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.

Mother of their universe | Living with Gleigh

  • Oct 7, 2012 at 2:43PM

I remember the days when my husband and I could communicate things we didn’t want the kids to know right away by spelling out the word. When my oldest was in 1st grade and had just gotten to the point of reading by herself, I would still spelling things out.

Gas prices up 7.4 cents | GasBuddy

  • Oct 8, 2012 at 10:40AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have risen 7.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.11/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.80/g, according to gasoline price website SeattleGasPrices.com.

Online voter registration deadline is tonight

  • Oct 8, 2012 at 1:36PM

For those wanting to register to vote in this fall’s huge General Election or update their registration address, another key deadline is hours away.

Gregoire announces state of emergency banning all outdoor burning

  • Oct 8, 2012 at 1:41PM

Gov. Chris Gregoire today announced that an emergency proclamation declaring a State of Emergency and banning all outdoor burning has been extended through midnight Monday, Oct. 15th, and now includes all counties in Washington state.

Media invited to see new, wider I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass before it opens to traffic

  • Oct 8, 2012 at 3:37PM

It’s taken four years, more than 84,000 dump-truck loads of material, 163 full closures for rock blasting and enough concrete to fill over 470,000 wheelbarrows to reach a major milestone on the Interstate 90 Snoqualmie Pass East – Hyak to Keechelus Dam project.

Regional Animal Services of King County hosts open house on October 13

  • Oct 8, 2012 at 3:39PM

Pawsitive Alliance bringing Washington State animal shelters together for first-ever statewide event

Members sought for Master Hunter Advisory Group

  • Oct 8, 2012 at 3:41PM

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accepting letters of interest through Oct. 31 for membership on the department’s Master Hunter Advisory Group.

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