Fair

57°F

Shelton, WA

Fair
Humidity: 83%
  • 3 West Coast Governors Oppose Offshore Drilling

    oildrillThe governors of California, Oregon and Washington state say they don't want the possibility of any oil drilling off of the west coast. Govs. Jay Inslee of Washington state, Jerry Brown of California and John Kitzhaber of Oregon sent the letter… Read More +

  • 1
  • Missing Oregon Woman May Be In Washington

    missingmomA Dundee, Oregon, woman who has been missing more than a week may be in Washington's San Juan Islands. San Juan County Sheriff Rom Nou told KOMO detectives in Oregon told him Jennifer Huston may be in the San Juans or… Read More +

  • 1
  • Lynch Ends Holdout, Arrives At Seahawks Camp

    lynchMarshawn Lynch has joined Seattle Seahawks training camp after missing the first week. Lynch arrived on Thursday afternoon following the team's morning practice. The team confirmed Lynch has reported for camp, ending a holdout that spanned a week. ESPN reported earlier Thursday that Lynch was expected to end his holdout.

    Read More
  • 1

Butterfinger Announces New Peanut Butter Cup

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_6191961a31.jpgCourtesy Nestle USA Confections & Snacks Division(NEW YORK) -- Hershey’s Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup will soon have some competition on its hands: Nestlé has announced a brand-new peanut butter cup candy featuring Butterfinger as the star ingredient. The Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cup will be available nationwide starting in January, which is the bar’s first innovation in its 90-year history.

“We started noticing on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest how many people love recipes like cupcakes, cookies, Rice Krispie treats, cakes, etc. using Butterfinger,” Jeremy Vandervoet, brand manager for Butterfinger, said to ABC News.  “We just are capturing that momentum really. We want to go beyond the bar and make Butterfinger more broadly appealing, which is very organic to what consumers already want.”

After going through 40 to 50 rounds of testing, Vandervoet said they settled on the perfect ratio of a Butterfinger peanut filling with crunchy pieces mixed in, all surrounded by milk chocolate.

“Peanut butter cups have been around a long time, and they’ve never changed.  It was just an ‘aha’ moment of peanut butter cups are ripe for a dose of Butterfinger,” Vandervoet said.  “It’s very different from Reese’s, will be positioned differently, and tastes different, and I think will be a great complement to Reese’s, which is a classic, simple peanut butter cup.”

To celebrate the launch, Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cup will premiere with a 30-second commercial during the 2014 Super Bowl, touting the new slogan, “The cup just got crunchy.”

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

  1. Environment
  2. Recreation

Tweets

waDNR_fire
waDNR_fire - #WaWILDFIRE UPDATE – earlier this week plumes rose to new heights #ChiwaukumComplex, 14,435 acres, 27% contained pic.twitter.com/3p6vk8YT7O

Less than a minute ago

GovInslee
GovInslee - When it comes to oil transport, safety is top concern. Updates on my oil transport study w/ @EcologyWA's newsletter 1.usa.gov/1u7557t

2 minutes ago

RoenisElias29
RoenisElias29 - I want to thank god for another day of life & all the blessings he has given me this year! Thanks to all my fans 4 the Bday love @Mariners

Retweeted 4 minutes ago

wspd6pio
wspd6pio - Let the Challenge begin. Extra Troopers have been briefed and are heading out to work. Please drive safe! #9094challenge

Retweeted 9 minutes ago

Public Notices