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- posted May 23, 2013 at 7:39 PM
Upon entering one of his patented three-horse entries, the late great Charlie Whittingham would proclaim to the world, “We got ’em surrounded.”
- posted May 24, 2013 at 3:43 PM
Effective immediately, emeralddowns.com offers free live video streaming on every race at Emerald Downs.
Washington State Patrol seeking information about fatal Saturday morning collision on state Route 167
- posted May 25, 2013 at 11:52 AM
The Washington State Patrol is investigating a traffic collision involving a silver Scion TC which occurred Saturday, May 25, 2013, just after 4:50 a.m.
- posted May 25, 2013 at 12:39 PM
Rezar took the early lead and kicked clear late and posted a two-length victory over Dare Me Devil in the $13,750 feature race for 3-year-olds and up Friday at Emerald Downs.
- posted May 25, 2013 at 12:32 PM
Teach me I am forgotten by the dead And that the dead is by herself forgot And I no longer would keep terms with me.
Pierce County men sentenced for illegal actions associated with a militant anti-government group | U.S. District Court
- posted May 25, 2013 at 8:56 PM
Two men, who previously resided in Pierce County were sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma for their illegal actions associated with a militant anti-government group, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
- posted May 25, 2013 at 8:33 PM
The following poem is a tetractys. It starts with one syllable, increases one syllable each line till line five. Line five is ten syllables. Second verse starts with ten syllables, then decreasing syllables each line, 4, 3, 2, 1. Enjoy the picture with me.
- posted May 26, 2013 at 11:04 AM
I had a slow start to my morning on Monday last week. So as I sat down to write, I got right to work. The ideas started to flow and I began to feel a productive glow. When I feel productive in my writing, I start feeling productive in the rest of my life, which turns me into the only super hero I know how to be – Super Mom!
- posted May 26, 2013 at 11:10 AM
The descendant of Sephardic Jews originally from Portugal, Emma Lazarus was born in New York City on July 22, 1849.
- posted May 26, 2013 at 1:03 PM
Most Wins Trainer: 3, Steve Bullock (Enduring Knight, 2000; Shandra Smiles, 2001; Sariano, 2004) Jockey: 3-tie Gallyn Mitchell (Enduring Knight, 2000; Shandra Smiles, 2001;Diamond Dollars, 2006)
- posted May 26, 2013 at 6:24 PM
Southern California stakes winner Carving aims for a second straight local score and tops a list of 11 3-year-old colts and geldings nominated to the $50,000 Auburn Handicap on Sunday, June 2.
- posted May 27, 2013 at 10:50 AM
This week, crews are closing I-90 for two hours each night Tuesday through Thursday for rock blasting.
- posted May 27, 2013 at 10:54 AM
You can’t get closer to our hunter-gatherer ancestors than by clawing in the earth with your fingers. Here’s a delightful poem about digging for bait by Marsha Truman Cooper, a Californian.
- posted May 28, 2013 at 8:42 PM— updated May 28, 2013 at 9:00 PM
The jury began deliberations at about 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, in the Malcolm Fraser criminal trial at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.
- posted May 29, 2013 at 11:06 AM— updated May 29, 2013 at 1:50 PM
The jury returned its verdict late Wednesday morning in the case of accused Enumclaw pastor Malcolm Fraser, finding him guilty of sex crimes committed against a young girl.
- posted May 30, 2013 at 11:11 AM— updated Jun 1, 2013 at 9:45 AM
It took two hours, 20 minutes for a jury of 12 to find Enumclaw Sound Doctrine pastor Malcolm Fraser guilty of two counts of first-degree child rape and two counts of first-degree molestation of a child.
- posted May 30, 2013 at 6:10 PM
Already jam-packed with several top contenders, the 3-year-old male division added another first class competitor for Sunday’s $50,000 Auburn Handicap at 6 ½ furlongs.
- posted Jun 1, 2013 at 8:29 AM
It was more of the same Friday at Emerald Downs, as Roarified scored her latest victory in the $13,750 Electric League of the Pacific Northwest Purse at Emerald Downs.
- posted Jun 1, 2013 at 8:45 AM
Ezra Pound was born on October 30, 1885, in what was then Idaho Territory. Pound is renowned not just as a poet, but also as an editor responsible for promoting much of Modernist poetry as we know it. He died in 1972.
- posted Jun 1, 2013 at 9:25 AM
The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) is asking the public to visit an online town hall and help plan the future of trails in Washington.
- posted Jun 1, 2013 at 9:21 AM
Recent tests of salmon from Washington’s waters show no signs of a fish virus that can be deadly to farm-raised Atlantic salmon, state, tribal and federal resource managers announced today Infectious Salmon Anemia Virus (ISAV) was not detected in tissue samples taken from more than 900 wild and hatchery-produced Pacific chinook, coho, sockeye, chum and steelhead, as well as farm-raised Atlantic salmon.
- posted Jun 1, 2013 at 9:40 AM
The "Summer of Love" gets underway this weekend, when Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) will waive pet adoption fees for the first 100 customers as part of the ASPCA/Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
- posted Jun 1, 2013 at 2:43 PM
King County Fire District 44 reported a garage fire near Enumclaw at 7 a.m.
- posted Jun 2, 2013 at 1:30 PM
My neighborhood girlfriend, who is ten years younger than I, with children still in elementary school, called me the other day to ask my advice about her oldest daughter who must choose a music option next year: How does the program work? What instrument should she play? Band or orchestra? Where to get an instrument? Future music career advice?
- posted Jun 2, 2013 at 1:28 PM
Most Wins* Trainer: 4, Bud Klokstad (Ropersandwranglers*, 1997 & 1999); Jumron Won, 2001; Beau Maggie, 2005) Jockey: tie-2 Juan Gutierrez (Crimson Design, 2004; Noosa Beach, 2009)