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Executive Constantine's Best Starts for Kids initiative placed on November ballot | King County

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 4:27PM

King County Executive Dow Constantine thanked the Metropolitan King County Council for placing his Best Starts for Kids initiative on the Nov. 3, 2015 ballot by an 8-1 vote. The proposed six-year levy would provide funding for prevention and early intervention programs designed to increase the number of King County children and youth who reach adulthood healthy and ready to contribute to the region’s prosperity.

Vehicle prowls | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 9:00AM

There was a vehicle prowl on Second Street, a dispute between A Street neighbors, one animal complaint and a report of suspicious circumstances at state Route 410 and Park Avenue. Those were in addition to a domestic dispute and six traffic stops.

Communities prep for National Night Out

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 10:14AM

National Night Out occurs the first Tuesday in August, providing everyone an opportunity to socialize with their neighbors. Gatherings among the communities of Enumclaw, Buckley and Black Diamond aim to strengthen the vitality of each neighborhood, making the Plateau a healthier place to live.

It seems Oxford missed just a few | Our Corner

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 4:40PM

The Oxford English Dictionary announced in June approximately 500 words have been added to its dictionary. The article about the added words made me all warm and fuzzy inside, as if I had just opened a gift of eight-track cassettes of C-Span’s Book TV - the greatest hits.

Expanding trail would better serve Tait legacy | Letter to the Editor

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 11:00AM

I read the story (Courier-Herald, July 7) about Dr. Tait and his legacy, which is the Foothills Trail. I think it is admirable that the group wants to honor him; the trail is a fantastic way to get exercise and spend some time in nature.

SR 18 weekend-long closures, I-90 closed for Seafair | Department of Transportation

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 4:38PM

Expect delays if you have to drive in Auburn this weekend. Westbound SR 18 at SR 167 and one lane eastbound will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday. Several ramps will also be closed. Crews working on the SR 167 - 8th to 277th Southbound HOT Lane project will add a new bridge pier to support a new overpass.

Don't delay, register to vote by Monday | King County

  • Jul 23, 2015 at 4:36PM

King County residents not currently registered to vote in Washington can register in person at the King County Elections office or the Voter Registration Annex through 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 27.

Animal complaints | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 9:00AM

Police fielded three animal complaints, dealt with a parking issue on Mountain View Avenue, heard of a suspicious vehicle on Collins Court and made five traffic stops.

Tests not taken: state gives numbers for local districts

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 10:26AM

Washington schools met the required 95 percent participation rate on this spring’s new Smarter Balanced tests in third through eighth grades, according to preliminary results released earlier this month. The rate was considerably lower for the 11th grade.

Salmonella illness outbreak appears to be linked to pork | Department of Health

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 11:00AM

State health officials are working with state and local partners to investigate several cases and clusters of Salmonella infections that appear to be linked to eating pork. The ongoing investigation of at least 56 cases in eight counties around the state includes food served at a variety of events.

Auditor’s office just fine without Kelley | The Petri Dish

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 1:00PM

When the state’s duly elected auditor disappears while in office does anyone notice beyond the shadow of the Capitol dome? Doesn’t seem like it.

County Council expands access to voting | King County

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 2:00PM

Fifty years after President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Federal Voting Rights Act into law, the Metropolitan King County Council today gave its unanimous approval to broadening the historic law’s standards in King County by requiring voting materials be translated into additional languages, starting with Spanish and Korean.

Black Diamond food bank hours and school supplies | Black Diamond Community Center

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Black Diamond Community Center’s Food Bank hours are Monday thru Thursday, 9am to 4pm. Fridays are by appointment only; call ahead of time at 360-886-1011.

Saying goodbye to a pair of treasured friends | Church Corner

  • Jul 25, 2015 at 9:00AM

The occasion for this letter is the departure of two of our much loved pastors on the Plateau. Bruce Thweat and Peter Little will soon be leaving their churches here to pursue other ministry.

Fee Free Day at Mt. Rainier, August 25 | Visit Rainier

  • Jul 25, 2015 at 10:00AM

The countdown begins! Beginning now through August 25, 2016, the National Park Service invites you to "Find Your Park" in celebration of the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. Help spread the word about our amazing national park sites such as Mt. Rainier National Park.

School supplies needed in Black Diamond | Black Diamond Community Center

  • Jul 25, 2015 at 11:00AM

The Black Diamond Community Center is now collecting school supplies for our Back to School Supplies program to help out low-income families in the greater Black Diamond area.

County Council approves task force to investigate creation of immigrant and refugee commission | King County

  • Jul 25, 2015 at 2:00PM

A growing number of residents arriving in King County face the task of settling into a new community while trying to cope with limited English skills as they work on getting the services they need. The Metropolitan King County Council today unanimously adopted legislation for the development of a task force to make recommendations on the creation of an immigrant and refugee commission to assist some of the newest citizens of our county.

Annual financial report gets clean review from State Auditor | King County

  • Jul 25, 2015 at 3:00PM

The 2014 edition of the King County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) has received a clean opinion from the State Auditor's Office, with no findings noted. Both the CAFR and the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) are now available online.

$50,000 Angie C Stakes notes and records | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 26, 2015 at 10:11PM

Track Record: tie-1:07 Atta Boy Roy (4), September 13, 2009; Noosa Beach (4), May 16, 2010 Stakes Record: 1:09.01, Goin to the Window, August 5, 2012

Paul Allen’s Initiative 1401 qualifies for ballot | Secretary of State

  • Jul 26, 2015 at 11:47PM

Paul Allen’s Initiative 1401, requiring a state crackdown on trafficking of endangered species/parts, has qualified for a spot on the statewide Washington ballot this fall, Secretary of State Kim Wyman announced late Wednesday.

Rabies exposure risk rises in summer months | Department of Health

  • Jul 26, 2015 at 11:49PM

In summer months, the risk of exposure to rabies rises as bat activity increases, people and pets spend more time outdoors, and doors and windows are opened. Avoiding contact with bats and vaccinating pets are the keys to reducing the risk of ra

Enumclaw Rotary Street Fair 2015 | Slideshow

  • Jul 26, 2015 at 11:11PM

The Enumclaw Rotary Street Fair featured two days of activities, food, music and booths.

Recycle everywhere you go | King County

  • Jul 27, 2015 at 11:09AM

It’s summer vacation! If you travel, don’t forget to take your earth-friendly, sustainable practices with you. Wherever you go, remember to reduce, reuse, and recycle. With a little bit of planning, you can make a big difference in the amount of waste you produce while traveling.

Rabies exposure risk rises in summer months | Department of Health

  • Jul 27, 2015 at 12:00PM

In summer months, the risk of exposure to rabies rises as bat activity increases, people and pets spend more time outdoors, and doors and windows are opened. Avoiding contact with bats and vaccinating pets are the keys to reducing the risk of rabies.

Four nonbinding tax advisory votes headed to fall ballot | Secretary of State

  • Jul 27, 2015 at 1:00PM

Four tax advisory votes will be on the statewide ballot this fall, Secretary of State Kim Wyman announced on July 23. The votes, which are nonbinding, provide an opportunity for voters to express their support or opposition to revenue provisions in bills that passed in the recent legislative sessions. Legislators are not required to do anything with the results.

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