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Taos | Poem by Jillena Rose

  • May 19, 2012 at 9:51PM

The paintings of Georgia O’Keefe taught us a lot about bones in the desert, but there’s more to learn, and more to think our way into. Here’s a fine poem by Jillena Rose, who lives in Michigan.

King County Council meeting highlights | May 21-25

  • May 19, 2012 at 9:57PM

A resolution relating to the King County Ferry District’s 2009 financial statements and adopting the King County Ferry District Financial Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 2011 (Resolution FD2012-06).

Vaccine exemption rates for school entry drop due to new state requirements | State Department of Health

  • May 19, 2012 at 10:04PM

Washington’s rate of exemption from vaccines required for school has dropped significantly in the first year since passage of a law that changed the parental opt-out process. Kindergarten exemption rates for required immunizations dropped to 4.5 percent for the 2011-2012 school year compared to 6.0 percent in 2010-2011 and 6.2 percent in 2009-2010.

West Nile virus: reducing habitat will help you avoid mosquito bites | State Department of Health

  • May 19, 2012 at 10:08PM

Sunny days and warmer temperatures make way for lots of outdoor activities. It’s also mosquito season, which increases the risk for West Nile virus and the need to avoid mosquito bites. The state Department of Health has resumed tracking the virus in our state with the online dead bird reporting system.

Fire safety for recreational vehicles and travel trailers | State Fire Marshal

  • May 19, 2012 at 10:10PM

The sun has finally arrived, school is almost out, and there are many families starting to enjoy the outdoors on camping trips. “Campers are reminded that fire safety needs to be a priority when vacationing in a recreational vehicle (RV) or travel trailer,” says State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy.

McDonald’s is my guilty pleasure | Living with Gleigh

  • May 20, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 9:57PM

I must confess, one of my guilty pleasures is eating at McDonald’s. I like to go inside, get my food and watch the mothers with their toddlers.

13 fillies nominated to $50,000 Seattle Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • May 20, 2012 at 6:09PM

Thirteen sophomore fillies including four stakes winners have been nominated to the $50,000 Seattle Handicap to be run Sunday, May 27.

Day One | White River fastpitch at the West Central District tournament | Slideshow

  • May 20, 2012 at 8:00PM updated May 21, 2012 at 8:19AM

The White River Hornets beat Washington 12-2 and Sequim 5-4 in the first day of the district tournament.

Day Two | White River battles at West Central District tournament | Slideshow

  • May 20, 2012 at 8:00PM updated May 21, 2012 at 8:20AM

White Rive lost a close game 2-1 to Franklin Pierce and Fife on the second day of the district tournament.

Winning Machine wins the $50,000 Governor’s Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • May 20, 2012 at 9:44PM

Winning Machine ruined the 2012 debut of two-time Horse of the Meeting Noosa Beach in Sunday’s $50,000 Governor’s Handicap at Emerald Downs.

Can Diet Sodas Increase Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke? | Timi Gustafson RD

  • May 20, 2012 at 9:55PM

A just released study on diet sodas suggests that the no-cal or low-cal versions may be kinder to your waistline but bad for your heart and even your head.

Department of Labor & Industries offering new grants for innovative return-to-work ideas

  • May 20, 2012 at 10:02PM

Do you have an innovative idea for helping injured workers return to work soon after an injury? If so, the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) would like to hear from you and may even help fund your project.

Secret shopper warning from the Better Business Bureau

  • May 20, 2012 at 10:07PM

Secret shopper or mystery shopper scams usually arrive disguised as genuine job offers; recently, Better Business Bureau has been receiving inquiries from consumers who’ve received suspicious emails and letters from alleged “employers.”

Critical information lacking for new ecology regulations | Don Brunell

  • May 20, 2012 at 10:13PM

When the Environmental Protection Agency was formed in 1970, our environmental problems were easy to see: factories belched black smoke, leaded gasoline fouled our air and water and rivers were so polluted they actually caught fire.

'Emergency Medical Services Week' highlights stroke survivors and awareness

  • May 20, 2012 at 10:22PM

Hours, or even minutes, can mean the difference between life and death when someone is having a stroke.

Manufacturing jobs make a comeback | Chris Hurst

  • May 21, 2012 at 1:00PM updated May 22, 2012 at 2:41PM

American consumers are beginning to realize we are losing too many American jobs.

Editorial | Elections bought by rich, powerful | Rich Elfers

  • May 22, 2012 at 10:02AM

In the first decade of the 20th century Teddy Roosevelt came to the presidency by the fluke of an assassin’s bullet. His goal as president was to regulate and control, but not destroy big corporations or “malefactors of great wealth” that had a stranglehold on the nation.

Dogs enjoy hikes too | Buckley Veterinary Hospital

  • May 22, 2012 at 3:23PM

The folks of Buckley Veterinary Hospital explain where you can take your dog for nature walks, and what to bring with you.

Update | 15-year-old girl stabbed on Lake Wilderness trail near Maple Valley | Two suspects at large

  • May 23, 2012 at 9:40PM

The King County Sheriff's Office is reporting a 15-year-old girl was stabbed on the Lake Wilderness trail near Maple Valley at about 8 p.m.

State Fastpitch | Enumclaw v Shadle Park - Bonney Lake v Lake Washington | Live Updates

  • May 25, 2012 at 7:00AM

Enumclaw and Bonney Lake girls fastpitch teams play in the first round of the state championship tournament at 9 a.m. Friday at the Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey.

King County Sheriff's Office releases sketch of suspect in Maple Valley trail stabbing | Breaking news

  • May 25, 2012 at 9:05AM

The King County Sheriff's Office has released a sketch of one of the suspects allegedly involved in the stabbing of a 15-year-old girl in Maple Valley Wednesday evening.

Buckley Council gives Fright Factory one more year of scares on A Street

  • May 25, 2012 at 1:01PM

The chambers were packed with supporters and detractors of the haunted house; both Dennis and Diane Wink and Alice Money presented petitions signed by citizens in the general vicinity of the A Street site.

State Fastpitch Game 2 | Enumclaw and Bonney Lake play in the second round | Live Updates

  • May 25, 2012 at 2:45PM

Enumclaw beat Shadle Park 5-3 and Bonney Lake won 5-2 over Lake Washington.

Chinook Pass is open but snow still in forecast

  • May 25, 2012 at 5:51PM

A spring snowstorm this week made the goal of clearing Chinook Pass a daunting challenge, but crews pushed their snow-clearing and avalanche-blasting skills to the max and reopened State Route 410 over Chinook Pass, (elev. 5,430) at 12:30 p.m. today, Friday, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

$71,331 record pick 5 pool | Emerald Downs

  • May 26, 2012 at 9:30AM

A record $71,331 was wagered into the $0.50 Pick 5 Pool Friday evening at Emerald Downs, smashing the previous mark of $30,168 set June 26, 2011.

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