Gregoire Reflects On Eight Years In OfficeWhen Gov. Chris Gregoire took office eight years ago, it was against a backdrop of a contested election that led to two recounts and a court challenge.
Guide to Recycling Christmas Trees in Seattle Ready to take down your Christmas tree? If it's not a flocked tree, consider recycling it! It's much better for the environment, and there are convenient ways for you to leave your tree for recycling pick up or take it to an area recycling company.
One Killed, One Wounded in Bellevue Bar ShootingThe shooting broke out just after 1 a.m. on Christmas Eve at Munchbar at Bellevue Square, said Carla Iafrate, a spokeswoman for the Bellevue Police Department.
Guide to New Year's Eve Concerts in Seattle Looking for a musical interlude into 2013? Seattle's got music of all kinds - classical, jazz, pop - and even a sing-along! Get ready to celebrate in a musical fashion on New Year's Eve!
BNSF Extends Moratorium on Passenger Trains The 48-hour moratorium on passenger and commuter train service between Seattle and Everett is now being extended indefinitely.
Road Trips for New Year's in Washington Heading out of town for the close of 2012? Whether you head to the ocean or over the mountains, there are fun family-oriented events where you can sing Auld Lang Syne and welcome 2013!
State's Unemployment Rate Drops Below 8 PercentWashington state's unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent last month, the first time it's been below 8 percent in nearly four years.
Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale for Men Starts December 25Nordstrom's Half-Yearly Sale for Men starts Tuesday, December 25 online, and Wednesday, December 26 in-store!
Last Minute Photo Ops With Santa in Seattle If your child still needs to visit with Santa before Christmas Day, there are some great opportunities around the Sound! Santa and his helpers will be making treks to hear the wishes of every little girl and boy! Here are some of our favorite Santa events.
All Aboard! It's the 17th Annual Model Train Festival in Tacoma!It's the 17th Annual Model Train Festival at Tacoma's Washington History Museum starting Friday, December 21! Train enthusiasts are welcome to come and see the huge display of model trains from all over Washington. Plus, kids can participate in a LEGO train design competition.
Best of This Weekend in Seattle December 21 - 23The longest day of the year, the end of the Mayan calendar, the spirit of the holidays, and a model train festival! So much going on this weekend around the Sound! Ready, set? Go!
Guide to Holiday Shopping Hours in Seattle The countdown is on to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list! Running out of time? Here's a list of area malls and their holiday shopping hours for your convenience.