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- Jul 7, 2012 at 6:40PM
Prevent West Nile virus infection with simple precautions to avoid mosquito bites.
- Jul 7, 2012 at 6:45PM
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.
- Jul 7, 2012 at 6:49PM
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.
- Jul 7, 2012 at 6:51PM
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.
- Jul 7, 2012 at 6:54PM
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.
- Jul 7, 2012 at 7:13PM
Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) levels pose health risk
- Jul 7, 2012 at 7:25PM
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.
- Jul 7, 2012 at 7:29PM
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.
- Jul 7, 2012 at 7:32PM
King County Executive Dow Constantine today applauded the United States Supreme Court for upholding the Affordable Care Act.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 3:00PM
Trainer Tom Wenzel and his red-hot 3-year-olds seek to extend winning streaks in a stakes double-header Sunday, July 15.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 3:02PM
Track & State Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), Aug. 24, 2003
- Jul 8, 2012 at 3:05PM
Many people are planning their family vacation. For most, that means a long car ride.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 3:24PM
Rocky’s Quest took the early lead and kept right on going Saturday at Emerald Downs.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 5:57PM
Fire risk rises significantly as cold-wet spring turns to hot summer.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 4:29PM
Kentucky Derby winning jockey Mario Gutierrez returns to Emerald Downs for the $50,000 Kent Handicap on Sunday, July 15.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 5:49PM
This weekend my family and I went to one of the many rod runs we attend every year. A rod run is an event involving modified vintage cars called street rods. Some last a weekend or more, some only a day. This one was in Port Angeles sponsored by the street rod club Old Timers Northwest.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 6:01PM
For years, some of America's most prominent wine critics have bashed the grape. In Slate Magazine, Sauvignon Blanc was once described as "maddeningly dull."
- Jul 8, 2012 at 6:49PM
The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) today announced funding awards to over 220 cities and counties, aimed at creating or saving approximately 800 law enforcement positions.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 6:51PM
Memorial Day to Labor Day marks the summer vacation season, but it’s also a high risk time for teen drivers. Graduating high school means independence and the beginning of many important choices in a teen’s life. It’s a milestone that’s life-changing for them.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 6:55PM
I have irises that have been handed down through my family over the generations, being dug up again and again, moved to another house, another garden. Here’s a poem about that sort of inheritance, by Debra Wierenga, who lives in Michigan.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 7:57PM
Class Included tries hard, fires every time and is conditioned by Washington Hall of Fame trainer Jim Penney.
- Jul 9, 2012 at 8:01AM
Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle area have fallen 5.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.58/g yesterday.
- Jul 9, 2012 at 9:08AM
Six people were rafting on the river north of Orting when their raft overturned. Four got out on their own, one was found later in the evening and treated for injuries.
- Jul 9, 2012 at 2:34PM
Flows over the next few days will move from about 3,000 cubic feet per second to 350 cfs by July 16. Flows will be increased when the work is complete – likely on or before July 19.
Rafter rescued after raft flips on Green River | Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report
- Jul 10, 2012 at 12:00PM
Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report July 3-9