- About Us
- posted Jun 22, 2013 at 6:59 PM
Paul Laurence Dunbar was born on June 27, 1872. The child of freed slaves, Dunbar achieved national acclaim for his poetry, which appeared in periodicals ranging from The New York Times to Harper's Weekly. Dunbar died in 1906.
- posted Jun 22, 2013 at 7:13 PM
June 21, 2013 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Folk & Traditional Arts in the Parks Program invites the public to the Seventh Annual American Roots Music Series at Deception Pass State Park on Whidbey Island.
- posted Jun 22, 2013 at 7:33 PM
Polish Dollar is fast and tenacious, and the 7-year-old gelding loves to win races.
- posted Jun 22, 2013 at 7:04 PM
Risky Road, claimed earlier this month, made for a profitable investment for his new connections Friday at Emerald Downs.
- posted Jun 23, 2013 at 12:58 PM
Track Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), Aug. 24, 2003 Stakes Record: 1:35.88, Exclusive Diva, June 24, 2012
- posted Jun 23, 2013 at 1:15 PM
Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born on March 6, 1806, at Coxhoe Hall in Durham, England. She was already prominent in the world of Victorian letters when she married fellow poet Robert Browning in 1846. Barrett Browning died in 1861.
- posted Jun 23, 2013 at 1:12 PM
Track Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), August 24, 2003 Stakes Record: 1:34.20, Koala Beach, June 27, 2010
- posted Jun 23, 2013 at 1:59 PM
A few years ago, I had the opportunity to visit China and spend some time in Beijing. One of my favorite morning activities was to go to a public park close to my hotel.
- posted Jun 23, 2013 at 1:52 PM
I was at a barbeque last week with my husband and his car club friends. They were surprised when we told them our oldest daughter graduated from high school the week before. Although they are long-time friends of my husband’s, they only see our kids once a year at his club’s car show.
- posted Jun 23, 2013 at 2:43 PM
Two men with a quarter century history of robbing banks, were sentenced today to 70 years in prison for a string of bank robberies in the Seattle area, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
- posted Jun 23, 2013 at 2:46 PM
The Council will be joined by the County Executive in recognizing the first graduating class of King County’s Heroes Employment Reintegration Opportunity (HERO) program
- posted Jun 23, 2013 at 2:06 PM
A Seattle woman who illegally collected her dead father’s Social Security benefits for more than 19 years after his death, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 18 months in prison and three years of supervised release for theft of government funds, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
Elder abuse and exploitation | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging
- posted Jun 23, 2013 at 3:44 PM
Millions of older Americans are living in nursing homes or assisted living facilities and roughly seven percent of complaints on long-term care residences involve abuse, neglect or exploitation—according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging.
- posted Jun 23, 2013 at 3:48 PM
State Fire Marshal Charles Duffy is reminding Washingtonians that the purchase of fireworks over the internet is illegal.
- posted Jun 24, 2013 at 4:09 PM— updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:27 AM
I often read stories where the words “courage” or “heroic” are used, normally to saccharine excess.
- posted Jun 25, 2013 at 9:31 AM
Today, more than 12,000 U.S. wine shops have a presence on the web. But just 14 states allow consumers to order wine from out-of-state retailers.
- posted Jun 26, 2013 at 10:04 AM
An ordinance adding a new section entitled “Department of Public Defense” to the King County Charter, creating a Department of Public Defense and an appointed office with the title of “County Public Defender” (Ordinance 2013-0212).
- posted Jun 26, 2013 at 11:46 AM
Wooden Ax Toss (ages 3-5) 1 – Kyler Koch 2 – Copley Pete 3 – Lane Thawsh Wooden Ax Toss
- posted Jun 26, 2013 at 4:49 PM
State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that consumer firework sales across the state will begin at noon on Friday June 28 and continue until9:00 pm on July 5.
- posted Jun 27, 2013 at 3:09 PM— updated Jun 28, 2013 at 8:19 AM
Finally. Bring on the sun! School is out for summer.
- posted Jun 27, 2013 at 5:57 PM
For jockeys, it’s never easy acquiring new business in a sport known for its strong loyalty and fierce competition. Anne Sanguinetti, however, has already started to turn heads and make favorable impressions in her first full season at Emerald Downs.
- posted Jun 28, 2013 at 9:43 AM
Nobody likes extreme and prolonged heat, but such conditions can be deadly for seniors.
- posted Jun 28, 2013 at 4:47 PM
Hazardous logs and construction prompts closure of two mile-stretch between Cedar Grove Road SE and SE Jones Road.
- posted Jun 28, 2013 at 11:35 AM— updated Jun 29, 2013 at 1:21 PM
With hot weather expected this weekend, King County officials are urging recreational river and lake users to be extremely careful if heading out on the water.
- posted Jun 29, 2013 at 1:15 PM
Ronda Rocks rewarded her backers Friday with a 2 ½-length victory in the $9,975 Cascade Coffee Purse for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.