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Fourth annual Earth Day fair at Saltwater State Park

  • Apr 7, 2012 at 2:21PM

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to attend the Fourth Annual Earth Day fair at Saltwater State Park in Des Moines.

Weekly roll call report | State Legislature

  • Apr 7, 2012 at 2:38PM

House Bill 2127, Second Engrossed Substitute House Bill 2127, making supplemental operating appropriations for the 2011-13 biennium, passed 54-43 in the House on April 5, 2012.

Update | Single plane accident near Creast Air Park | Black Diamond Fire Department

  • Apr 7, 2012 at 6:00PM updated at 8:13PM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue/Black Diamond Fire Department spokesman Tim Perciful is reporting emergency personal and firefighters are still on the scene of single plane accident near Crest Air Park on SE 293 Pl Covington.

Stopping obesity before it starts | Dr. Roger Muller

  • Apr 7, 2012 at 7:10PM

We have heard time and again about our nation’s obesity epidemic, and one way we can tackle the crisis is to look at where it often begins — in childhood.

Baseball | Bonney Lake shuts the scoring door on Decatur | Slideshow

  • Apr 7, 2012 at 7:35PM

Bonney Lake shut scoring lid on Decatur Saturday afternoon under sunny skies in Sumner.

Remembering the Uncle Sylvester Gaydeski | Wally's World

  • Apr 7, 2012 at 7:56PM

I had a great uncle, Sylvester Gaydeski, who died in 1970 at the age of 96. This, in and of itself, may not seem especially mind-boggling until you realize that when he was 10 or 11 years old, he migrated to this region via a covered wagon on the Oregon Trail.

King County GIS delivers return on investment

  • Apr 7, 2012 at 8:03PM

King County’s long-term use of its in-house Geographic Information System (GIS) has resulted in three quarters of a billion dollars in net benefits to the County, according to a first-of-its-kind report.

Pilot airlifted with life-threatening injuries following plane crash at Crest Airpark near Covington

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 1:55PM

Mountain View Fire & Rescue/Black Diamond Fire Dpartment responded to a plane crash in Crest Airpark Saturday, March 7.

Emerald Downs news and notes | Horse Racing

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 2:52PM

It couldn't have gone much better last season for Hall of Fame trainer Jim Penney and his daughter and assistant Kay Cooper.

Helping young entrepreneurs succeed | Calvin Goings

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 3:08PM

All across the country, there are young men and women dreaming of opening their own business. Some are looking to start the next social media phenomenon, while others are focused on a business idea that fills an important niche on their campuses and in their communities.

The future of the experiment of self rule | Editorial

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 3:32PM

Sept. 25, 2008, was just another Thursday in Seattle – until the federal government orchestrated the largest bank failure in U.S. history.

Prairie Sure | Poem by Carol Light

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 3:36PM

I’ve lived on the Great Plains all my life, and if I ever left this region for too long, I would dearly miss it. This lovely poem by Carol Light, who lives in Washington state, reminds me of that.

To learn is to taste wine | David White

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 4:15PM

Until five years ago, I assumed that wine fanatics were crazy. Sure, I enjoyed wine. But it was simply a drink -- a beverage to enjoy with dinner from time to time.

DUI bill co-sponsored by Hurst and Dahlquist signed into law

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Apr 9, 2012 at 11:17AM

While Olympia legislators tie themselves in knots over the budget, two 31st District legislators from opposite sides of the aisle co-sponsored a new law increasing the sentences for DUI vehicular homicide.

Taxable retail sales increase in fourth quarter 2011 | Washington State Department of Revenue

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 5:28PM

Taxable retail sales increased 4.2 percent to $27.9 billion during the fourth quarter of 2011compared to year-earlier results, the Washington State Department of Revenue reported today.

Improving your financial literacy | Better Business Bureau

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 5:33PM

During Financial Literacy Month in April, Better Business Bureau reminds consumers to keep track of their credit, debt and sensitive financial documents.

Case setting hearing April 19 for Sound Doctrine Church pastor accused of child rape | King County Prosecutor

  • Apr 9, 2012 at 7:00PM updated Apr 10, 2012 at 5:43PM

Malcolm Fraser, Enumclaw assistant pastor of Sound Doctrine Church, plead not guilty to charges of first-degree rape of a child and the next court date for the case is April 19 according to the King County Prosecutor's spokesman Dan Donohoe.

Man thinks tire-slashing was prompted by ex-girlfriend's advances | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Apr 11, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Apr 12, 2012 at 12:00PM

Suspects in the police blotter are considered innocent of alleged crimes until proven otherwise in a court of law.

Advancement takes the feature on Emerald Downs opening day | Horse Racing

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 12:03PM

A festive opening night throng welcomed back live racing Friday evening as Emerald Downs launched its 17th season of Thoroughbred racing.

Cat On Base blazes in Emerald Downs feature | Horse Racing

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:11PM

Cat On Base, a 5-year-old Washington-bred gelding, put the exclamation point on trainer Howard Belvoir’s torrid start to the Emerald Downs season Saturday with a world record-tying performance in the $12,100 feature race for 3-year-olds and up.

King County Council meeting highlights | April 16-20

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:17PM

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the King County Council Chambers.

Save tax refunds for further review | Better Business Bureau

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:20PM

Consumers with newly acquired tax refund checks might notice numerous offers and incentives to spend cash right away; Better Business Bureau says to save funds for further review.

Stock broker sentenced to four years in prison for wire fraud | U. S. District Court

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:29PM

Richard Finger, Jr., 32, of Bellevue, Washington, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 54 months in prison, three years of supervised release and a restitution figure expected to exceed $7 million for wire fraud.

Earth week activities | King County

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:35PM

King County is making it easy this Earth Week to take part in an environmental activity or pick up a new, simple green lifestyle habit.

Ophthalmologist pleads guilty to theft of state Medicare and Medicaid programs | State Attorney General

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:39PM

An ophthalmologist today pled guilty to stealing more than $51,000 from state and federal health care programs. In July, state prosecutors charged Dr. Behrouz Pirouzkar with three counts of First Degree Attempted Identity Theft and two counts of Medicaid False Statement.

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