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US 2 reopened between Stevens Pass and Leavenworth

  • Dec 25, 2012 at 9:01PM

Bending trees shed their excess snow naturally due to a change in weather

Flu spreading through Washington, already blamed for three deaths

  • Dec 27, 2012 at 11:22AM

The Pierce County child was a boy under 12 years old. In King County, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 70s were lab-confirmed as flu deaths earlier this month.

Irate highway walker throws wallet at officer | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Dec 27, 2012 at 1:39PM

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

The power of legacy | Rich Elfers' Politics in Focus

  • Dec 28, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 6:15PM

My grandfather Elfers loved to argue, and on one occasion when I was about 10 years old, I saw him get a glint in his eye, and raise his voice as he talked about politics. I, too, became interested in politics and later ran for public office. I, too, love to argue and discuss what’s going on in the world. That’s partly why I write this column.

News and notes at 2012's end | Our Corner

  • Dec 28, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 6:15PM

As 2013 approaches I like to clear mental notebook, which is very short, of all my crabby scribbling. Here are a few news and notes from all over the place.

Waterfowl hunters, steelheaders, birders bundle up and make the most of winter

  • Dec 29, 2012 at 9:56PM

The start of the new year is prime time for Washingtonians to hunt for ducks and geese, fish for hatchery-reared steelhead and enjoy the annual spectacle of bald eagles, snow geese, elk, big-horn sheep and other wintering wildlife.

New Washington state minimum wage takes effect Jan. 1

  • Dec 29, 2012 at 9:59PM

Washington's minimum wage increases 15 cents to $9.19 an hour beginning Jan. 1.

Biomass a good source of renewable energy | Don Brunell

  • Dec 29, 2012 at 10:07PM

As we look ahead in 2013, the cost and availability of electricity will become more important to our families, farmers, merchants and factories.

Fire safety for the New Year | State Fire Marshal

  • Dec 29, 2012 at 10:13PM

The holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but that also means you may be at greater risk for fire.

WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates

  • Dec 29, 2012 at 10:17PM

The WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates have been posted for next week.

Eviction after 35 years of cohabitation | Elderlaw Forum

  • Dec 30, 2012 at 10:21AM

“We always meant to get married,” said the Senior Legal Helpline caller. “But something always got in the way.”

Final results and team scores from the SPSL girls wrestling tournament | Coach Jerry Scheidt

  • Dec 30, 2012 at 12:42PM

Federal Way 136, Rogers 110, White River 109, Franklin Pierce 89, Emerald Ridge 85, Todd Beamer 78.5, Puyallup 77.5, Lakes 77, Kentwood 69, Enumclaw 64,

A Little Shiver | Poem by Barton Sutter

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 10:06AM

Another winter is upon us, and Barton Sutter, a poet who lives in Duluth, knows all about cold and snow. Here’s a preview to get us thinking about what’s in store for us. Another winter is upon us, and Barton Sutter, a poet who lives in Duluth, knows all about cold and snow. Here’s a preview to get us thinking about what’s in store for us.

At the Entering of the New Year by Thomas Hardy | Poets.org

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 10:39AM

Our songs went up and out the chimney, And roused the home-gone husbandmen; Our allemands, our heys, poussettings,

White River results from SPSL girls wrestling tournament | coach Rich Valdez

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 11:25AM

Here are results and team scores from the South Puget Sound League girls wrestling tournament on Dec 27.

Food trends to keep: Small, simple, fresh and healthy | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 12:18PM

Much has been reported on changing food and nutrition trends in recent years and 2012 was no exception. Analysts agree: Americans want to eat more healthily.

State Sen. Pam Roach announces five town hall meetings with focus on education

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 12:34PM

State Sen. Pam Roach will host five 31st Distirct town hall meetings prior to the upcoming legislative session.

Fire Safety for the New Year | Washington State Patrol

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 12:57PM

The holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but that also means you may be at greater risk for fire. Whether you are getting ready to do some holiday entertaining at home or headed out to ring in the New Year, the State Fire Marshal’s Office suggests following these simple tips to ensure a celebration that is both festive and fire-safe.

Western Washington University researcher investigates why certain songs get stuck in our heads

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 1:12PM

Contrary to the belief that it’s only the most obnoxious or annoying songs that get stuck in our heads, Western Washington University psychology professor Ira Hyman has found that it’s the songs people know and like that most often become intrusive.

Woman killed in hit and run near North Bend | King County Sheriff's Office

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 3:24PM

King County Sheriff's Office detectives Need Help locating suspect/vehicle

2,500 pet adoptions in 2012 | Regional Animal Services of King County

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 3:41PM

With just hours left in 2012, Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) capped off a very successful year with the adoption of its 2,500th pet

Man pepper sprayed during residential robbery | King County Sheriff's Office

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 3:49PM

A man was pepper sprayed by a robbery suspect early this morning during a residential robbery in unincorporated King County near Redmond.

Putting money in your hands | Small Business Administration

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 4:46PM

For two years in a row the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has helped to put more than $30 billion into the hands of small business owners across the country.

New website to help states implement self-employment assistance programs | U.S. Small Business Administration

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 5:22PM

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Labor today jointly announced a new website to support state workforce and unemployment agencies in implementing or enhancing Self-Employment Assistance programs.

Washington horse racing Hall of Fame finalists announced for 2013

  • Jan 2, 2013 at 7:01PM

The Washington Racing Hall of Fame has announced 20 finalists in five categories eligible to win the state’s highest honor in Thoroughbred racing for 2013.

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