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Cyber Monday conterfeit sites warning | Better Business Bureau

  • Nov 22, 2012 at 9:01PM

It is estimated that 30 percent of shoppers will make purchases on Cyber Monday, and according to Nielson, 20 percent of Internet bargain hunters have unknowingly shopped for imitation goods.

Think small this small business Saturday

  • Nov 22, 2012 at 9:24PM

Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to celebrating and supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year, is Nov. 24, 2012.

State awards $65 million for affordable housing projects

  • Nov 22, 2012 at 9:49PM

Housing Trust Fund investment will support more than 2,300 units for people in need and generate more than 2,800 jobs.

Surgeon General | Thanksgiving is family health history day

  • Nov 22, 2012 at 9:56PM

This Thanksgiving, as families gather for the traditional turkey dinner, they can also learn more about their family health history, said Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin, who notes that Thanksgiving 2012 is the nation’s ninth annual Family Health History Day.

Attorney General offers tips to protect yourself against scams and fraud this shopping season

  • Nov 23, 2012 at 10:43AM

This year, Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna recruited attorneys, investigators and other office staff to chip in with their suggestions.

Get your tree-cutting permits now

  • Nov 23, 2012 at 10:57AM

Through Dec. 24 the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is selling permits to cut Christmas trees.

Buckley establishes transportation benefit district for funding of roads

  • Nov 23, 2012 at 4:00PM

The new taxing entity—comprised of council members—will meet for the first time in early 2013.

Month’s second razor clam dig starts Monday, Nov. 26

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 1:03PM

The next evening razor clam dig will get under way Monday (Nov. 26) at Twin Harbors beach, then expand to include openings at Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks later in the week.

Tips to spot vehicles damaged by floods | Department of Licensing

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 1:18PM

Thousands of vehicles damaged by the recent hurricane-related flooding on the east coast may find their way into the garages of unsuspecting consumers all across the nation in coming months.

The Kitchen: An unlikely danger zone | Compliance and Safety

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 2:30PM

Never leave your cooking unattended. Always keep your stove company. Especially if you’re frying something—that’s when things can cross the line in mere seconds. It's one of the simplest fire safety tips, but it's also the leading cause of kitchen fires.

King County Council meeting highlights | Nov. 26-30

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 5:49PM

An ordinance adopting the 2012 King County Countywide Planning Policies and ratifying the 2012 King County Countywide Planning Policies for unincorporated King County (Ordinance 2012-0282).

University of Washington lecture, Dec. 5: 'The World War I Christmas Truce'

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 5:51PM

U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Clay Mountcastle, professor and chair of the University of WashingtonDepartment of Military Science, will discuss the famous World War I Christmas Truce of 1914 in a free lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Room 120 of Smith Hall on the UW campus.

Don’t be tempted to abuse parking spaces for the disabled | Washington State Department of Licensing

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 5:53PM

The busy holiday shopping season makes finding good parking spots near retailers tough, but don’t be tempted to illegally park in a spot reserved for a person with a disability—even if you only plan on being in a store for a minute.

King County Council to hear public testimony on 2012 comprehensive plan update

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 5:57PM

Public’s opportunity to comment before final action in December.

A bipartisan goal: Good constituent service | Lee H. Hamilton

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 6:00PM

The rigors of the campaign are still fresh, but for newly elected House members and senators, the hard part is just beginning. Already, they’re inundated with advice on the issues they’ll be facing: the fiscal cliff, crises overseas, how to behave in a highly partisan Congress.

SR 20/North Cascades Highway closed for winter

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 6:11PM

Heavy snow, avalanches mean temporary closure is now permanent.

Accidental poisoning awareness | Washington Poison Center

  • Nov 24, 2012 at 6:15PM

While we can’t help you with an antidote for toxic relatives, the Washington Poison Center can help you keep from accidentally poisoning each other this holiday season.

King County executive establishes process to fill vacancy on King County Council

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 12:56PM

Candidates must apply by 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3; advisory committee to evaluate for qualifications and knowledge of issues.

Washington state to receive $2.2 million in diabetes drug settlement | Attorney General

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 1:01PM

Federal government, 38 states accuse GlaxoSmithKline of illegally marketing Avandia.

Report examines high school outcomes for youth served by Department of Social and Health Services

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 1:04PM

A new report examining high school outcomes for youth served by the state Department of Social and Health Services is now available online.

Letters About Literature contest under way | Office of Secretary of State

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 1:15PM

Many students are influenced or inspired by a book they’ve read. An annual contest sponsored by the Washington State Library encourages students to put their thoughts about a book into words.

Equinox Studios open house | Dec. 8

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 1:35PM

Best art party in the city... 50 artists, live bands, holiday shopping, refreshments.

National Digital Newspaper Program | Office of Secretary of State

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 2:02PM

We just did a blog post (link is below) about our State Library’s involvement with the National Digital Newspaper Program.

Food safety first | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 2:50PM

Enjoying delicious food is at the center of nearly all holiday celebrations, regardless of social, cultural or religious background.

Stage one burn ban for Pierce County | Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

  • Nov 25, 2012 at 4:25PM

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is issuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Pierce County, effective at 1 p.m.

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