Archive for February, 2012

Rising gas prices an obstacle for Ronald McDonald House families

When you mix the rising gas prices with a long commute, it gets expensive fast. For some at Seattle’s Ronald McDonald House, paying more than four dollars a gallon presents another obstacle in what is already a difficult situation. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Snow accumulations in Kitsap Peninsula, Hood Canal

Residents in Kitsap County are the most impacted by snow after several inches fell Tuesday night. Elsewhere, only traces of snow mixed with rain were falling but creating no major impacts. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Arrest of al-Qaida leader might be mistaken identity

A man named Mohammed Ibrahim Makkawi was arrested on his arrival at Cairo airport in Egypt, but two U.S. officials said the arrested man appears to have been mistaken for the wanted al-Qaida leader. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Vote for the KING 5 Sports Team in the ‘Sports Media Bracket’

It pits local sports media personalities in head-to-head battles with fans voting for the winners. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Blazers look to address inconsistency

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have a newly minted All-Star, the return of a familiar face and a week’s worth of rest. What they still need as the season resumes is consistency. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Wash. Dems agree: Delay payments to fix budget

Democratic leaders throughout the Legislature are pushing hundreds of million dollars in delayed payments as a solution to the state’s current budget shortfall, lawmakers said Tuesday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Rick Santorum, Ron Paul back in Washington later this week

Republican presidential contenders Rick Santorum and Ron Paul are returning to Washington state to hold rallies in the days leading up to Saturday’s caucuses. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Idaho Republicans prepare for big caucus turnout

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Romney sweeps Republican primaries in Michigan, Arizona

Mitt Romney scored a hard-won, home state triumph in Michigan and powered to victory in Arizona Tuesday night, gaining a two-state primary sweep over Rick Santorum. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Rick Santorum, Ron Paul back in Washington later this week

Republican presidential contenders Rick Santorum and Ron Paul are returning to Washington state to hold rallies in the days leading up to Saturday’s caucuses. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites