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Mosquitoes in Franklin Coounty positive for West Nile virus, first in state this year
Jul 07 2012, 6:40 PM
Prevent West Nile virus infection with simple precautions to avoid mosquito bites.
Health care reform still a work in progress | Don Brunell
Jul 07 2012, 6:45 PM
The 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the federal health care law doesn’t close the book on health reform. The court ruled that the individual mandate requiring everyone to purchase health insurance is constitutional because the fines for not purchasing insurance are taxes, not penalties.
Ecology seeks comment on proposed rule for Mercury-Containing Lights Product Stewardship Program
Jul 07 2012, 6:49 PM
The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) proposes adopting a rule that is necessary to carry out the law creating the state's Mercury-Containing Lights Product Stewardship Program. Ecology invites the public to comment on the proposed rule.
Tacoma man faces charges after claiming $20,000 for fake dead cat
Jul 07 2012, 6:51 PM
A Tacoma man is facing attempted theft and insurance fraud charges after filing a $20,000 claim for a fictitious dead cat, using pet photos he lifted off the internet.
Fireworks sales and use ends | State Fire Marshal
Jul 07 2012, 6:54 PM
State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that the sale and use period for consumer fireworks concludes today, Tuesday, July 5, 2012 at 11:00 pm. The next legal period for sales and use will not occur until December.
Quartermaster Harbor closed for all species of shellfish harvesting
Jul 07 2012, 7:13 PM
Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) levels pose health risk
Commissioner of Public Lands announces forest health hazard warning
Jul 07 2012, 7:25 PM
The Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark today proposed a “forest health hazard warning” under Washington State law in order to get a jump on deteriorating forest conditions.
The Silver Fish | Poem by Shawn Pittard
Jul 07 2012, 7:29 PM
Lots of contemporary poems are merely little personal anecdotes set into lines, but I prefer my anecdotes to have an overlay of magic. Here’s just such a poem by Shawn Pittard, who lives in California.
King County Executive applauds the United States Supreme Court decision
Jul 07 2012, 7:32 PM
King County Executive Dow Constantine today applauded the United States Supreme Court for upholding the Affordable Care Act.
Makors Finale and Exclusive Diva looking for stakes win | Emerald Downs
Jul 08 2012, 3:00 PM
Trainer Tom Wenzel and his red-hot 3-year-olds seek to extend winning streaks in a stakes double-header Sunday, July 15.