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- Aug 10, 2012 at 5:08PM
Californians need to brace themselves for gas price increases and motorists in Oregon and Washington should be on alert for gasoline prices that may push many California retail markets closer to $4 per gallon in weeks ahead.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 9:55AM
Wasserman finally is going to miss The Longacres Mile, but the old boy still has plenty left in the tank.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 5:43PM
Track Record: 1:45-2/5, Flying Notes (3), Sept. 2, 2002 Stakes Record: 1:47-1/5, Flirtacious Girl, 1999
- Aug 11, 2012 at 6:32PM
Sometimes, when we are children, someone or something suddenly throws open a window and the world of adults pours in. And we never quite get over it. Here’s a poem about an experience like that by Judith Slater, who lives in New York.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 6:42PM
Washington State PTA will oppose I-1240, the initiative that would authorize charter public schools in Washington. Nationally, PTA has conditional support for these independent schools, and the state association has twice backed the concept in the past year. But ultimately the board decided this initiative didn’t meet its criteria for local oversight.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 6:52PM
Emerald Downs Director of Racing Bret Anderson has released a list of 24 handicap weights for the 77th renewal of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) on Sunday, August 19.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 6:59PM
President Obama’s national health care law, the Affordable Care Act, will extend health care coverage to tens of millions of uninsured Americans.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 7:13PM
A new statewide tracking system that monitors over-the-counter ingredients used to make methamphetamine blocked more than 13,300 sales in the last nine months.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 7:16PM
Summer vacation is coming to an end, and The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids is here to help kids everywhere jump back into classes.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 8:34PM
Proving her stakes win last month was no fluke, Champagneandcaviar caught Exclusive Diva in the final strides for a head victory Saturday in the $65,000 Washington Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at Emerald Downs.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 5:25PM
Track Record & Stakes Record: 1:45 2/5, Flying Notes (3), Sept. 2, 2002
- Aug 12, 2012 at 7:41PM
JOCKEY ROCCO BOWEN, MAKORS FINALE, WINNER: “When I was a bug boy at Hastings I won a $100,000 stakes up there, but I still think this is the best race of my career.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 7:47PM
Federal grants already secured to fund 80 percent of cost of two new boats for West Seattle Water Taxi that could be operational by 2014.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 7:52PM
Defendant sold stolen credit card numbers to others who committed bank fraud.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 7:56PM
Payment of nearly $1 Million in restitution turned over at sentencing.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 7:59PM
Wildlife park honors seniors with a special deal during a peaceful, colorful time of year.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:02PM
Those who live in South King County don’t have to travel the interstates to enjoy a summer stroll through gardens brimming over with the blooms and greenery of summer, hikes through the forest, or a bike ride on part of the county trail system. All can be found Lake Wilderness Arboretum (LWA), located just east of Witte Road in the city of Maple Valley.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:06PM
Saturday Aug. 18, Mount Rainier National Park will present Shadows of the Past, a “living history” program. Volunteers and staff in costumes will portray important individuals from the park’s past.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:10PM
Whether you're a veteran oenophile or a budding wine enthusiast, you've probably fallen into a wine rut at one point or another.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:16PM
I am very fond of poems that don’t use more words than they have to. They’re easier to carry around in your memory.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:20PM
A family support organization serving King County families has become a reality, and the search is on for a special leader to be the first executive director.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:24PM
Quitline to provide free help for all Washington adults who want to quit using tobacco.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:27PM
Dangerous levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poison biotoxin found in many areas.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:32PM
Summer is the time for boating in the Northwest and it's also high season for boat thieves. More boats are stolen across the nation in June, July and August than any other time of the year, with Washington ranking fourth highest in the nation in 2011. Only half of all boats stolen in Washington are recovered.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:37PM
Makors Finale led all the way and held off Italian Boy for a half-length victory Sunday in the $74,750 Emerald Downs Derby for 3-year-olds.