Black Diamond supports recall as OPMA lawsuit comes to an end

Councilwoman Pat Pepper will most likely be recalled as soon as the February special election is certified Friday, Feb. 23.

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Proposal to eliminate the death penalty passes the Senate

After passionate floor debate, the bill moves to the House.

What’s in a game?

Inside the growing community of pinball-playing women making a scene in Seattle.

Civil rights advocate on tour, will speak at Green River College

Bree Newsome climbed the flagpole in front of the South Carolina statehouse to tear down the Confederate battle flag after the Charleston shooting.

February 2018 special election results | Feb. 16 Update

All local levies are currently passing, as well as the recall measure for Black Diamond Councilwoman Pat Pepper.

Flu season not over yet | Department of Health

It’s not too late to get a flu shot, the department says.

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In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving

EHS boys, White River girls headed to hoop regionals, then state tournaments

Regionals are this weekend, with both away games on Saturday.

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A fight over the role of unions erupts in Olympia

State Democrats push labor union-friendly bills while Republicans cry foul play.

White River takes Mat Classic championships

Bonney Lake nabbed second, Enumclaw in 7th and Sumner finishes 13th.

Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques

 

News

State Patrol now ticketing for E-DUIs; insurance premiums may be affected

When the law was passed last year, WSP was just giving warnings. Now, drivers will be pulled over and ticketed with an E-DUI for using electronics behind the wheel.

 

Bonney Lake council starts pool talks, considers forming metro parks district

The last metropolitan parks district the city asked voters to approve failed in 2013, with 80 percent of voters against it. But an energetic group of folks who want a city pool could change that in the near future.

 

Marketplace
Boeing has announced a $5 million, multi-year donation to help expand United Service Organizations Pathfinder.

Boeing makes $5 million commitment to USO based upon success of Washington state pilot project

Investment is a large-scale replication of piloted program

 

Employees are excited about beginning production on Boeing’s new 777X. Boeing Company photo

Boeing in Puget Sound:

Everett-made 777X airplane enters production

 

Delicious learning experiences with Seattle’s world-class culinary talent

Michael Duarte-Pedrosa, Connect2Classes VP, takes two cooking-class taste tests.

 

Uncork your wine knowledge with the Seattle Wine School

A local expert makes learning about wine accessible.

 

Opinion

America is denying three hard truths

There are three major hard truths that our current government has been denying with great vigor: The Mueller Russia-U.S. Presidential election connection investigation, the war in Afghanistan, and the growing national deficit.

 

Promote the common good by ensuring individual liberty

Citizens following their passions and dreams improve the lot for all.

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Business

Railroads implementing positive track

While the investigation continues into the deadly AMTRAK derailment near Dupont, the clock continues to tick on the implementation of Positive Track Control (PTC). The deadline is Dec. 31, 2018.

 

Keep the holiday spirit all year long | Don Brunell

During the holidays, our thoughts naturally turn to giving — not just giving gifts, but donating our time and money to charities, disasters and community programs.

 

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