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King County Council upcoming meetings | Oct. 29-Nov. 2

  • Oct 27, 2012 at 8:30PM

A motion requesting the executive, in collaboration with the departments of public health and community and human services, and a community stakeholder panel informed by local and national expertise, to develop and submit for council review and approval a plan for an accountable and integrated system of health, human services and community‑based prevention in King County (Motion 2012-0420).

WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates

  • Oct 27, 2012 at 8:31PM

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

Prescription drug tracking system illegally accessed | Identity theft suspected

  • Oct 27, 2012 at 8:51PM

This week Washington’s Prescription Monitoring Program sent letters to 34 people whose records were illegally accessed by someone who used a physician’s identity.

Vaccinate now for the flu season | King County Public Health

  • Oct 27, 2012 at 9:02PM

Public Health – Seattle & King County is encouraging people to vaccinate now to protect against the flu. Flu season can begin as early as October.

Investments in tuberculosis control bring infection rate down to 30-year low in King County

  • Oct 27, 2012 at 9:14PM

Tuberculosis (TB) rates in King County have declined to a 30-year low, and drops in TB rates are being seen across the nation thanks to continued investments in local TB control efforts.

Ecology offers landowners advice on reducing threat to children and animals from abandoned wells

  • Oct 27, 2012 at 9:20PM

Every year farm animals or pets are injured or die in Washington state after falling into abandoned water wells that have not been properly “decommissioned” (filled in) and capped.

Discovering the joy of waiting rooms and lobbies | Living with Gleigh

  • Oct 28, 2012 at 10:34AM

Picture this – comfortable chair, latest magazine, perfect heating or air conditioning as needed, subtle mood music. Just what we all want out of a vacation, right? Wrong, that’s just my dentist’s office.

King County Sheriff's deputies ends search for shooting suspect

  • Oct 28, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Oct 29, 2012 at 4:41PM

The manhunt for a man suspected of shooting a man in Renton and a woman near Issaquah ended tonight when deputies located the suspect vehicle and a man, believed to be the suspect, dead in the vehicle with an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound.

Kasey Kahne takes third in Sprint Cup at Martinsville Speedway | Jimmie Johnson wins

  • Oct 28, 2012 at 2:09PM

Kasey Kahne took third in he Sprint Cup at Martinsville Speedway.

East Pierce Volunteer Firefighters Association 'Halloween Bash' | Slideshow

  • Oct 28, 2012 at 4:40PM

The East Pierce Volunteer Firefighters Association held a “Halloween Bash” on Sat., October 27th at Station 19 n South Prairie.

Creating a healthly work environment | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Oct 28, 2012 at 6:22PM

More and more companies are enrolling their workforce in health and wellness programs to cut staggering health care costs, reduce absenteeism and foster productivity as well as morale and loyalty, according to several studies on recent changes in employer-based health care policies.

2012 student mock election opens Monday | Secretary of State

  • Oct 28, 2012 at 6:48PM

As Washington voters ponder which candidates and measures they’ll support in this fall’s General Election, the state’s future voters soon will have their chance to voice their opinions in the annual Student Mock Election.

Adjustments to income tax withholding can impact payday, tax day

  • Oct 28, 2012 at 6:00PM updated at 8:03PM

The passing of the 2012 federal tax filing extension deadline on October 15 means that now is a good time to start looking ahead to the 2013 tax filing season. Many working taxpayers may benefit from a review of their federal income tax withholding rate, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

Online calculator sums up aviation benefits in Washington

  • Oct 28, 2012 at 6:56PM

A new online tool will help decision makers at the state’s airports make more strategic investment choices to support local communities and the state’s economy.

Gas prices fall 13.4 cents | GasBuddy

  • Oct 29, 2012 at 9:27AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have fallen 13.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.84/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 9.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.56/g, according to gasoline price website SeattleGasPrices.com.

Have a fire safe Halloween | State Fire Marshal

  • Oct 29, 2012 at 3:19PM

To make the most of your Halloween this season, there are several ways to help you and your family stay fire safe. “Taking simple fire safety precautions, like making sure fabrics for costumes and decorative materials are flame-resistant, can prevent fires,” says State Fire Marshal Charles Duffy.

Metropolitan King County Council | Oct. 29

  • Oct 29, 2012 at 4:41PM

A motion requesting the executive, in collaboration with the departments of public health and community and human services, and a community stakeholder panel informed by local and national expertise, to develop and submit for council review and approval a plan for an accountable and integrated system of health, human services and community‑based prevention in King County (Motion 2012-0420).

Buckley OKs early retirement for longtime police officer

  • Oct 29, 2012 at 5:23PM

The move is part of a budget-cutting effort by the city council.

Plateau voters asked to make a House call | GENERAL ELECTION

  • Oct 30, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 3:26PM

Plateau voters will decide who represents them in the state House of Representatives during the general election season that culminates Tuesday, making a choice between two incumbent legislators and two challengers.

Sympathy for the Undead

  • Oct 31, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 2:31PM

An evening with Maris Farms' Monster Safari actors to find out what it's like to be shot for a living.

Last minute tips for a safe Halloween

  • Oct 31, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 2:40PM

It's Halloween, and tonight marks the one time of year kids can dress up as their (or their parents) favorite characters and be rewarded for it in sweet, sweet candy.

Frank Lucarelli and Michael and Amy Feuerborn' among Breeders' Cup pre-entries

  • Nov 1, 2012 at 1:26PM

While there are no Washington-breds among the 180 horses pre-entered for the Breeders' Cup World Championships set to run at Santa Anita Park on November 2 and 3, there are several horses with ties to the Pacific Northwest.

Washington state poll results | KCTS 9

  • Nov 1, 2012 at 2:50PM

Obama more than doubles his lead over Romney.Inslee leads McKenna, still very close.

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report Oct. 23-29

  • Nov 3, 2012 at 10:00AM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report Oct. 23-29

Dennis Box | Where's the father's first right of refusal? | Our Corner

  • Nov 3, 2012 at 6:00AM updated Nov 12, 2012 at 5:25PM

I had planned to write something about the end of the political dodgeball season and something real smarty-like about campaigns, candidates and whackos….but I lost interest.

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