- About Us
- posted Mar 10, 2013 at 4:04 PM
An Everett resident, who was deeply involved in a conspiracy to distribute drugs from Mexico and obtain guns to take back across the border was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle.
- posted Mar 10, 2013 at 5:55 PM
Twice in the past three months, the wine world has been rocked by news from Robert Parker, the world's most famous wine critic.
- posted Mar 12, 2013 at 2:01 PM
If you're the type of weekend warrior who likes to cruise the highways on the back of your iron horse, motorcycle rights group ABATE of Washington is hosting a Saturday ride from Sumner to Spanaway to raise money for foster care services in Tacoma.
- posted Mar 16, 2013 at 8:56 PM
On Feb. 23, 2011 sale graduate Little Jack, who races for Lester Ellenz and is trained by Tim McCanna, took a mile starter allowance at Golden Gate by 3 1/ 4 lengths and the $16,000 yearling, who has never run further back than third in seven starts, has earned $46,808.
- posted Mar 16, 2013 at 8:47 PM
“Washington state has lost a great leader, and its people have lost a great friend with the passing of Governor Booth Gardner.
Fewer teens use tobacco and alcohol; many need support for depressive feelings | Washington state Liquor Control Board
- posted Mar 16, 2013 at 9:46 PM
Fewer students are smoking cigarettes or drinking alcohol, according to a recent survey of kids in our state. At the same time, a large number of students seriously considered suicide in the past year.
- posted Mar 16, 2013 at 9:19 PM
Extra law enforcement will be on the roads looking for impaired drivers in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties over St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
- posted Mar 17, 2013 at 1:30 PM— updated Mar 18, 2013 at 4:27 PM
The King County Sheriff's Office SWAT team responded to a call from the parents of a 27 year old man at 25800 Landsberg Road SE early in the morning on March 17.
- posted Mar 19, 2013 at 1:18 PM
The National Weather Service forecasting rain with wind gust to 28 mph for Plateau.
- posted Mar 20, 2013 at 12:56 PM
Members of the White River High FFA chapter will host their eighth annual spaghetti feed April 12. The event runs from 6 to 8 p.m. in the high school commons.
- posted Mar 21, 2013 at 3:55 PM
Mallory Strandberg was born to be a jockey. In fact, she jokes that her first ride occurred while still inside her mother Glenda’s tummy. That was some two decades ago on the family’s cattle ranch in tiny Danville, Washington, an unincorporated community of 34 people in the northeast tip of the state.
- posted Mar 23, 2013 at 1:43 PM
The Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a career conference for high school juniors and seniors in the Auburn, Kent and Enumclaw school districts. The conference runs from 8 a.m. to noon at Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald Downs Drive, Auburn.
- posted Mar 24, 2013 at 11:39 AM
“Sit in the chair, don’t stand; sit in the chair, don’t stand.” I so miss the days when my children were small and that mantra was the most complicated thing I needed to relay to them: “Don’t stand on chairs.”
- posted Mar 24, 2013 at 12:55 PM
A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that just over one million visitors to Mount Rainier National Park spent $33M in communities surrounding the park.
- posted Mar 24, 2013 at 1:00 PM
A Colorado repeat offender was sentenced to 12 years in prison today in U.S. District Court in Seattle for possession of a stolen gun, counterfeiting and using counterfeit money and interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
- posted Mar 26, 2013 at 9:52 AM
No. 1 singles: Mattie Wilsie (FP) def. Taylor Wombacher (WR) 6-1, 6-4. No. 2 singles: Sonya Pao (FP) def. Mackenzie Reed (WR) 6-2, 6-0. No. 1 doubles: Karli Floyd and Kristi Floyd (FP) def. Audrey Fravel and Alexis Custer (WR) 7-5, 4-6, 6-2. No. 2 doubles: Amy Carlson and Channie Phillips (WR) def. Hara Chin and Aly Fintak (FP) 6-3, 6-4. No. 3 doubles: Regan Speyer and Laura Miculinich (WR) vs. Hannah Wright-Osborn and Meraisa Larsen (FP) 6-0, 6-2.
- posted Mar 26, 2013 at 10:46 AM
White River 8, Franklin Pierce 2 March 25 at Franklin Pierce Winning pitcher: Cole Johnson (7 innings, 2 hits, 9 strikeouts, 1 walk). White River highlights: Tanner Williams 2-2, 2 walks, 3 RBI, 2 runs, 2 stolen bases; Zach Rohrbach 2 RBI; Matt Salsbury 2-2, 2 runs, 1 RBI.
- posted Mar 29, 2013 at 9:26 AM
BOYS TRACK White River 83, Franklin Pierce 60 March 28 at Franklin Pierce White River winners: Nick Wells 100 meters, 200 meters; Chris Fisher, 800 meters, 1,600 meters; Devin Liebel, 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, high jump; 4x400 relay (Liebel, Fisher, Hunter Hendricks, Wells); Scott Anderson, shot put, discus, javelin. GIRLS TRACK Franklin Pierce 87, White River 63 March 28 at Franklin Pierce White River winners: Johnna Coughlin, 200 meters; Maddie Moser, 800 meters, 1,600 meters; Jade Crawford, 100-meter hurdles, high jump; 4x100 relay (Coughlin, Crawford, Cassidy Kunst, Bailey Mills); 4x200 relay (Kunst, Coughlin, Brenna Liebel, Mills); 4x400 relay (Liebel, Maddi Stinson, Moser, Brianne Wiens); Rebecca Kunselman, triple jump.
- posted Mar 30, 2013 at 1:26 PM
Geranium, houseleek, laid in oblong beds On the trim grass. The daisies' leprous stain Is fresh. Each night the daisies burst again, Though every day the gardener crops their heads.
- posted Mar 30, 2013 at 6:59 PM
Robert Morgan, who lives in Ithaca, New York, has long been one of my favorite American poets. He’s also a fine novelist and, recently, the biographer of Daniel Boone. His poems are often about customs and folklore, and this one is a good example.
- posted Mar 30, 2013 at 7:09 PM
The Black Diamond Gun Club sponsored it annual Easter Egg Hunt Friday with a large gathering of children chasing down the goodies.
- posted Mar 31, 2013 at 9:08 AM
My first daughter is a spring baby, so the year she turned one, my husband and I decided to show her the fine art of egg dyeing. I think we both had fantasies of showing her the marvel of dipping eggs into dye, letting them sit and pulling them out all brightly colored.
- posted Mar 31, 2013 at 9:50 AM
Two federal defendants prosecuted as part of “Operation Oliver’s Twist” were sentenced today to significant prison terms, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
- posted Mar 31, 2013 at 9:24 AM
A top Turf Paradise trainer was at Emerald Downs Thursday to tour the stable area and make plans to ship in a large stable of runners for the 75-day meeting that begins April 19.
- posted Mar 31, 2013 at 9:54 AM— updated Mar 31, 2013 at 10:03 AM
The former Office Manager of the Lake Forest Park Water District is being arraigned today on an indictment charging fifteen counts of wire fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.