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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces next round of Clean Air Standards

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 6:09PM

In response to a court order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized an update to its national air quality standards for harmful fine particle pollution (PM2.5), including soot, setting the annual health standard at 12 micrograms per cubic meter.

U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Labor Department announce new website

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 6:16PM

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.

“Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience” creator returns to Tacoma.

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 6:21PM

“Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience” Creator, Bruce Mactaggart returns to his beloved Tacoma, this December with a new production which will recreate one of America’s, and indeed, history’s greatest survival stories.

Raw salmon and your dog: Potentially fatal and easily avoidable

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 6:39PM

As spawning salmon become accessible along the rivers and streams of the Pacific Northwest, Veterinary Poison Emergency Treatment Services (VET PETS) wants to remind you that ingesting the raw, undercooked, and smoked fish can be fatal to your dog.

Washington state receives $1.3 million in settlement | Washington State Attorney General

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 7:06PM

Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced that he and 33 other state attorneys general reached a $42.9 million settlement with Pfizer Inc. to resolve allegations that the company unlawfully promoted its drugs, Zyvox and Lyrica.

Tobacco sales to minors at highest level in the last decade

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 7:11PM

About 16 percent of tobacco retailers illegally sold to minors in 2012.

Daniel Nash | All I want for Xmas is a flu shot | Our Corner

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 3:30PM

Deck the halls with airborne flu germs, hack-hack-hack-hack-cough, hack-hack-hack-phlegm.

Editorial | Presidents used media wisely | Rich Elfers

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 3:38PM

A major reason President Obama won the elections of 2008 and 2012 was because he and his advisers harnessed the power of the data-mining capacities of the computer and the mass appeal of the Internet. Obama for America polled, communicated with, organized and milked supporters for donations more effectively than any other candidate in American history.

Girls Basketball | Enumclaw girls defeat Sumner on home court | Slideshow

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 4:21PM

The Enumclaw and Sumner girls squared off Saturday on the Enumclaw basketball court with EHS winning 40-30.

Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra holiday concert | Slideshow

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 12:23PM

Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra Not So Silent Night - Holiday Concert Dec. 14.

Stand-up comedy comes to Enumclaw Expo Center

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 12:35PM

Many Washington TV aficionados have fond memories of the 1980s and ‘90s. New York and Los Angeles may have had Saturday Night Live and the rest of prime time, respectively, but Seattle had “Almost Live!,” a locally produced sketch show that proved nationally influential, launching the careers of entertainers such as Joel McHale and Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Swimmers lose twice, but Weaver qualifies for districts | Bonney Lake Boys Swim & Dive

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 1:41PM

First up was Lakes, who bested the Panthers 105-76 on Dec. 12. It is the closest the Panthers gave come to beating the Lancers during his tenure, coach Jay Paulsen said in an email.

Panthers overwhelm Peninsula Seahawks 55-34 | Bonney Lake Girls Basketball

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 1:36PM

The Panthers more than doubled the Seahawks' efforts in the first three quarters, finishing 13-6, 17-8 and 10-4, respectively. Only in the fourth quarter did they come up short… by one. The fourth was 16-15 in the Seahawks' favor.

Panthers break their losing streak | Bonney Lake Boys Basketball

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 1:49PM

The Bonney Lake boys basketball team broke an early season losing streak Tuesday night, and pulled out a 55-49 conference win against the Seahawks at Peninsula High School.

Take steps to control holiday weight gain

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 2:23PM

A stable weight depends on a balance between the energy you get from food and the energy you use.

Dennis Box | Gifts for women: it's arithmetic | Our Corner

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 6:11PM

This column will reach most houses around Christmas and this is meant to sooth the soul of men: you have been, or are soon to be, damned by wives and girlfriends.

U.S. Constitution helped temper political extremes | Rich Elfers' Politics in Focus

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 6:10PM

America has had periods in its history when it went to extremes. Usually one extreme period was followed by the opposite extreme. Fortunately for America we had leaders who understood how to soften our tendency for extremism. This pattern of balancing our wild fluctuations was laid from the very beginning of our country and continues to the present.

Buckley Council leases old Buckley Fire Station to CrossFit gym

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 3:47PM

The old Buckley Fire Station may no longer house the city's bravest citizens, but it will soon vie to hold the city's strongest. The City Council voted Dec. 11 to lease the space to SoZo CrossFit LLC in order to open a gym.

A Plateau rhyme for the Christmas time | Wally's World

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 5:26PM

T’was the day before Christmas and o’re the Plateau, From Diamond to Buckley we’re all on the go;

12-21-12 end of world celebration at White River Credit Union

  • Dec 21, 2012 at 5:42PM

The cast of the White River Credit Union enjoyed the surviving the Mayan end of the world day, 12-21-12

Consumer alert: “SpamSoldier” invading Androids | State Attorney General

  • Dec 22, 2012 at 10:09PM

A powerful spam-sending application is attacking the most common smartphone operating system.

Classical KING FM 98.1 announces online channel dedicated to Mozart

  • Dec 22, 2012 at 10:12PM

Dec. 17, 2012 – The month of January is dedicated to Mozart both on-air and online Jan. 1 -31 at Classical KING FM 98.1 in recognition of Mozart’s birthday month. On Jan. 1, KING FM will launch a new channel of all-Mozart music, available at with no commercial breaks.

Barbless hooks required Jan. 1 on large portion of Columbia River | Fishing

  • Dec 22, 2012 at 10:23PM

Starting New Year’s Day, anglers will be required to use barbless hooks until further notice when fishing for salmon, steelhead and cutthroat on a large section of the Columbia River.

End the year digging razor clams | Tentative dates in 2013

  • Dec 22, 2012 at 11:01PM

State fishery managers have approved an end-of-the-year razor clam dig over four evenings, leading up to and including New Year’s Eve.

King County Executive’s Top 12 for 2012

  • Dec 22, 2012 at 11:05PM

With 2012 nearing an end, King County Executive Dow Constantine took the opportunity to look back at his office’s top 12 accomplishments of the year and how they build on the reforms of previous years.

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