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State Fire Marshal reminds residents to ‘Prevent Kitchen Fires’

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 5:40PM

It's time for Fire Prevention Week, and from October 6-12 the State Fire Marshal’s Office is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to remind residents to ‘Prevent Kitchen Fires.'

Ode on the death of a favorite cat by Thomas Gray |

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 6:09PM

was on a lofty vase's side, Where China's gayest art had dyed The azure flowers that blow; Demurest of the tabby kind,

Healthy steps can result in being fit at 50

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:51AM

Dear Stephanie and Bruce: I am six months away from my 50th birthday and want to be in good physical shape. In my glory days I could run, jump and lift better than most; however, I let myself go and now can do less than most. Even worse, my wife has been frequently watching the movie “Magic Mike” and staring at her hot firefighters calendar. Please provide recommendations to help me get back in shape and reclaim my wife’s gaze. Mike, age 49.5

State Liquor Control Board adopts rules for I-502 - recreational marijuana | State News

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:28AM

The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) today filed the CR103 for Initiative 502. Filing the CR103 is the formal procedure for adoption of the proposed rules for the implementation of I-502 and the final step in the rule making process.

Attorney General Ferguson files suit against Grocery Manufacturers Association over contribution to I-522

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 2:24PM

Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed suit in Thurston County Superior Court alleging that the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) violated the state’s campaign disclosure laws.

Scientists question the validity of food addiction

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 2:18PM

As the obesity crisis continues to spread around the world, nutrition scientists keep looking for answers why millions of people eat more than they should. One possible explanation, some have suggested, is food addiction, an inability to stop eating, even when it makes us sick.

Live Updates | Bonney Lake vs. Enumclaw, Sumner vs. Washington | Plateau Football

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 5:08PM

The Panthers take on the Hornets at 7 p.m. tonight at the Enumclaw Expo Center. Check our website for live updates throughout the game or follow me on Twitter, @swehmann_BLCH.

Local students learn dangers of texting and driving | Pierce County

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 2:12PM

On Thursday, Oct. 17 students from Pierce and Thurston counties learned about the dangers of texting while driving.

Bonney Lake beats Enumclaw on the road | Prep Football

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 10:37AM

The Panthers found its stride in the fourth quarter behind the running of senior Robert Combs and the arm of Isiah Weed at quarterback.

Guard against complacency in floodplain | King County

  • Oct 20, 2013 at 2:56PM

Bucking its oft-flooded history, King County has recorded fairly mild flood seasons the last two years. But one of the region’s wettest Septembers, including a weekend of record-setting rain, is prompting a warning to floodplain residents to guard against complacency.

Measuring age in months | Living with Gleigh

  • Oct 20, 2013 at 2:27PM

I had coffee with a college friend the other day. We hadn’t seen each other for years and the conversation was kind of like a debriefing of our last 10 years of child-rearing. It wasn’t one of those conversations where we tried to one-up each other over the accomplishments of our children. It was more of a deer-in-headlights meeting where we wondered over the quirks and idiosyncrasies of our teens and how to figure out these last years of their childhoods.

Seattle CityClub has launched the 2013 version of Living Voters Guide

  • Oct 20, 2013 at 2:46PM

Seattle CityClub has launched the 2013 version of Living Voters Guide, an online tool thatfosters voter education, deliberation and civil discourse.

Cooper thief pleads guilty | U.S. District Court

  • Oct 20, 2013 at 3:24PM

A repeat offender who stole thousands of feet of copper wire from runway light towers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport pleaded guilty October 17, 2013 to theft of public property, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. Timothy Lynch, 50, faces up to ten years in prison when sentenced by U.S. District Judge James L. Robart on January 13, 2014.

Slideshow | Sumner vs. White River girl's soccer

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 12:55PM

Sumner beat White River 1-0 in overtime on Thursday, Oct. 17. For the full story, click here.

Finding the great pumpkin for Halloween | Slideshow

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 9:34AM

A young visitor to Maris Farms enjoyed riding around in style Sunday afternoon, pushed through the patch with a load of pumpkins.

Last chance to register to vote for general election | Office of Secretary of State

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 10:20AM

If you’re not currently registered to vote in Washington and you want to vote in the General Election, Oct. 28 is your last chance. That’s the deadline to register in person at your county elections department.

Moms have earned the title of Project Manager | Living with Gleigh

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 1:59PM

My husband and I had my mom’s roof replaced last week. I was contemplating the man from the roofing company who had “project manager” after his name. The tasks he did were varied and extensive, from writing up the contract to picking up supplies to bringing in the dumpster to actually working on the roof.

from Oracles for Youth by Caroline Gilman |

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 2:48PM

After losing a son in 1839, Caroline Gilman wrote to her sister that she had developed "something amounting to aversion to the whole writing process," a process which now "seemed to be almost a disease."

King County Council meeting highlights | Oct. 28-Nov. 1

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 3:24PM

Annual briefing from 4Culture—the cultural services agency for King County (Briefing No. 2013-B0158).

Mount Rainier National Park | Fall vistor update

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 3:18PM

While fog has been a daily hassle in the lowlands, clear skies, sunshine and warm temperatures have been the daily norm at Mount Rainier with Fall colors still vibrant. Mount Rainier Superintendent Randy King encourages visitors to take advantage of this opportunity to come to the mountain before conditions change.

Student Mock Election runs Oct. 28-Nov. 1 | Secretary of State Kim Wyman

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 4:12PM

As Washington voters cast ballots in the 2013 General Election, thousands of students in grades K-12 will get their chance to vote in the Washington State Mock Election.

Latest property tax figures show 2.3 percent increase in 2013 | Washington State Department of Revenue

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 4:30PM

Property tax levies due in 2013 increased 2.3 percent to $9.5 billion.

State gonorrhea counts jump 34 percent through 2013 | Department of Health

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 4:09PM

The number of gonorrhea cases in Washington is up substantially this year compared to 2012. There have been 3,137 cases through September 2013 compared to 2,350 during the same time in 2012. That’s a 34 percent increase.

Beware when shopping this Halloween | Better Business Bureau

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 4:06PM

According to the National Retail Federation, the average American plans to spend around 80 dollars on Halloween costumes and products in 2013. Screaming deals are everywhere, but Better Business Bureau warns consumers to be careful when shopping at pop-up retail stores and online “bootiques.”

Black Diamond denies former police officers’ claims

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 11:28AM

A multi-million dollar claim for damages filed by two former Black Diamond police officers against the city was denied, according to a letter from attorney Robert L. Christie, who represents the police department, Mayor Rebecca Olness and Police Chief Jamey Kiblinger.

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