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13 things you may not know about Initiative 502

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 1:01PM

Before and after the election day news of legal marijuana in Washington state, speculation, misinformation, unanswered questions and "unanswered" questions have been lobbed from all sides. Will I be able to buy a joint from the 7/11? Does marijuana have an open container equivalent? How will marijuana be packaged and sold?

Expect wild weather through Thanksgiving weekend

  • Nov 19, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Nov 20, 2012 at 3:53PM

As one of the busiest travel seasons ramps up for Thanksgiving weekend, Western Washington and the state's mountain passes are getting hammered with rain and snow.

Auburn possibly to annex Pacific? City officials to meet, discuss situation

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 5:03PM

The Auburn City Council will meet at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Auburn City Hall to discuss potential annexation of the City of Pacific and to consider a letter of intent to annex its neighbor to the south.

85 percent of voters in King County turned out in general election

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 6:20PM

King County Elections certified the results of 2012 general election Tuesday.

Baby born on ferry to Seattle

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 3:10PM

The ferry M/V Tacoma had to break out its "Baby on Board" sticker when an unexpected passenger arrived Thursday.

Holiday with Lights returns to Wild Waves Theme Park

  • Dec 2, 2012 at 12:00PM

Opening night begins at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 with a tree lighting ceremony. Guests can experience their favorite rides, holiday-themed entertainment, sounds of the season and more from Dec. 14-31 (excluding Dec. 24-25).

Kent senator says state's economy benefits from Obamacare

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 10:57AM

A report from State Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent, shows that tens of millions of dollars have been pumped into Washington state’s economy over the last two years as state healthcare leaders have aggressively pursued financial assistance to help implement reforms known as Obamacare.

Navigating the flu season | Gustafson

  • Dec 3, 2012 at 2:27PM

While most of us are out and about doing our gift shopping, attending parties, going on vacations or visiting loved ones, we are also increasingly at risk of falling prey to the countless health hazards we encounter in public places – most commonly a cold or the flu.

Boeing supplier Orion takes economic potential to Auburn

  • Dec 5, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 4:42PM

Federal Way's loss is Auburn's gain. As a top supplier of parts for Boeing aircraft, Orion's economic future brims with promise.

Kent couple headed to prison in juvenile sex trafficking case

  • Dec 7, 2012 at 12:02PM

A Kent woman will serve 22 months in prison and her boyfriend could serve up to 26 years in connection with a juvenile sex trafficking ring they operated out of their Kent apartment.

Controversial Republican-led Senate coalition aims to split power between parties

  • Dec 10, 2012 at 4:09PM

Two Democratic state senators announced Monday they will join an unprecedented Republican-led Senate coalition that aims to split power between the two parties.

Students study nuclear fusion in Federal Way man's garage

  • Dec 11, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Dec 13, 2012 at 3:46PM

As crazy as that may sound, it's true. Thanks to Carl Greninger and a partnership with Federal Way Public Schools, a select group of students are given the privilege of performing scientific experiments with Greninger's fully functional IEC-9000 nuclear fusion reactor.

Kent-based Baristas Coffee makes offer to purchase Tully's

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 10:40AM

Kent-based Baristas Coffee Company, Inc. (BCCI) announced Tuesday that it has filed an offer to purchase Tully's of Seattle.

Orting man, 64, dies in truck rollover

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Dec 14, 2012 at 5:05PM

State patrol investigating accident on SR 167 and Highway 18 entrance

Washington settles lawsuit by Backpage over escort ads

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 11:53AM

Earlier this month, the Washington State Attorney's General Office settled a lawsuit brought by the website Backpage against Washington state, citing a judge's decision, and the difficulty of a possible appeal, as the reason for settling with the site.

Recreational pot smokers won't be 'top priority' for feds, according to Obama

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 4:29PM

According to President Obama, recreational marijuana users in Washington State will not be a "top priority" for federal drug enforcement officials. "It would not make sense for us to see a top priority as going after recreational users in states that have determined that it's legal," Obama said in an interview with ABC's Barbara Walters.

Buffalo Wild Wings grand opening draws a crowd | PHOTOS

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 2:18PM

The Federal Way restaurant is located on South 320th Street at The Commons Mall. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday.

Washington sets record high for recycling participation

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 11:19AM

According to the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE), the state's recycling participation rate reached a record high of 50.7 percent in 2011, far outpacing the national average of 34 percent recorded in 2010.

Emotional eating, a common phenomenon during the holidays | Gustafson

  • Dec 20, 2012 at 1:00PM

In all likelihood, many Americans will gain some weight over the holidays.

‘Skateboard burglar’ charged with burglarizing Kirkland, Federal Way homes

  • Dec 26, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Dec 27, 2012 at 1:57PM

A burglar deemed the “skateboard burglar” was charged with two counts of residential burglary on Wednesday in King County Superior Court.

Food trends to keep: small, simple, fresh and healthy | Gustafson

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 11:53AM

Much has been reported on changing food and nutrition trends in recent years and 2012 was no exception.

Weight issues not as harmless as study may suggest | Gustafson

  • Jan 7, 2013 at 4:43PM

Obesity may have multiple negative health effects, but higher mortality rates are not among them, according to a study that was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

BOYS BASKETBALL: Park's last-second layup gives TJ 64-63 win over Kentwood

  • Jan 16, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Jan 17, 2013 at 3:10PM

The Thomas Jefferson Raiders continued their quest to qualify for the West Central District Tournament for the first time since 1985 with another impressive win Tuesday.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Federal Way and Decatur will battle once again Monday at ShoWare Center

  • Jan 17, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 1:28PM

Decatur and Federal Way high schools are separated by a 3-mile drive up or down Southwest 320th Street.

Des Moines man sentenced to 10 years in prison for child porn possession

  • Jan 17, 2013 at 3:42PM

A Des Moines man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 10 years in prison for possession of child pornography.

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