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Teen drowning at Allan Yorke Park

  • Jun 21, 2012 at 3:25PM

East Pierce Fire and Rescue is presently responding to a drowning in the Allan Yorke Park section of Lake Tapps.

Bonney Lake High sophomore drowns in Lake Tapps

  • Jun 21, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Jun 22, 2012 at 12:27PM

The teen was swimming with friends in the Allan Yorke section of Lake Tapps when he fell below water level. Witnesses on scene said he was underwater for 3-5 minutes before being pulled on shore.

Trainer Tom Wenzel saddles two in $50,000 Coca-Cola Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 21, 2012 at 5:44PM

When the big money’s down, trainer Tom Wenzel is usually around. Already this season the 46-year-old Tacoma native has compiled a 2-2-0 record from five stakes starts, including victories by Makors Finale in the Auburn Handicap and Exclusive Diva in the Seattle Handicap.

Malibu Rum three-for-three in Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 23, 2012 at 8:45AM

Malibu Rum made it three-for-three this season and six-for-10 lifetime with a come-from-behind four-length victory Friday in the $12,100 SMACNA Purse for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.

Highlights at the King County Council | June 25-29

  • Jun 23, 2012 at 8:49AM

* An ordinance authorizing an interlocal agreement with the city of Seattle to clarify the duties of local law enforcement agencies with respect to the streetcar operations and maintenance (Ordinance 2012-0189).

Go With Gusto wins four in a row | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 23, 2012 at 9:18PM

Go With Gusto rallied past long shot Candy for Debbie and became the meet’s first four-time winner with a half-length victory Saturday in the $17,100 feature race at Emerald Downs.

Primary election news and notes | Secretary of State

  • Jun 23, 2012 at 10:10PM

If you think that the primary election is coming earlier than normal, you’re right. Starting in 2012, our primary election is taking place on the first Tuesday in August – this year it’s Aug. 7. For the past few years, it had been held on the third Tuesday in August.

King County Family Reunification Day celebrates children’s return home

  • Jun 23, 2012 at 10:14PM

The majority of children who are removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect and placed into foster care are able to return safely to their families. King County Family Reunification Day, will be held June 29 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at Seattle’s Pacific Science Center (with reception to follow), celebrates the efforts made by families to safely bring children back home after they have been in foster care.

Fireworks Incident Data for 2011 | State Fire Marshal

  • Jun 23, 2012 at 10:24PM

There were 476 fireworks-related injuries and fires reported to the State Fire Marshal’s Office in 2011 by fire departments and hospitals. Of the 476 reports received, there were 264 fires and 212 injuries.

Child injury deaths in King County drop by 62 percent

  • Jun 23, 2012 at 10:36PM

193 children's lives saved over the last decade, thanks to prevention policies, law enforcement, education.

$50,000 Irish Handicap news and notes | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 6:23PM

Track Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), Aug. 24, 2003 Stakes Record: 1:36-1/5, Ladyledue, June 14, 2009

$50,000 Coca-Cola Handicap news and notes | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 6:25PM

Track Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), Aug. 24, 2003 Stakes Record: 1:34-1/5, Koala Beach, June 27, 2010

Recovery efforts for climbing ranger continue in Mount Rainier National Park

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 6:31PM

Recovery efforts for Mount Rainier National Park Climbing Ranger Nick Hall continue today, Sunday.

Making up lost time | Living with Gleigh

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 6:38PM

I got the stomach flu last week. I got it from my oldest daughter who brought it home from school the weekend before finals. I usually don’t get the illnesses my children bring home, but sometimes, as the caregiver, these things can’t be avoided. I even had a low grade fever; I can’t remember the last time I had a fever.

Former Evergreen student sentenced for 2001 arson at UW Center for Urban Horticulture

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 7:02PM

Student secured car, served as lookout in firebomb conspiracy

Anti-violence programs to increase at federal, state and local levels | Department of Justice

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 7:19PM

Law enforcement leaders at the federal, state and local levels announced the expansion of an anti-violence program designed to get armed criminals off the streets and improve community safety.

Intense DUI crackdown begins | Pierce and King County

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 7:22PM

Law enforcement will be highly visible beginning this weekend as they launch a nearly two-week statewide campaign to remove impaired drivers from the road. City, county and state police in King and Pierce counties will be targeting roads where motorists are most at risk for being hit by a drug- or alcohol-impaired driver.

Ecology seeks public comment on Better Brakes draft rules

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 7:45PM

The Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on proposed rules to carry out Washington's Better Brakes law. The law restricts use of heavy metals and asbestos and phases out the use of copper in vehicle brake pads and shoes.

Arena investor Chris Hansen presents to Council Budget Committee

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 7:54PM

Metropolitan King County Council’s Budget and Fiscal Management Committee featured presentation and discussion with Chris Hansen Monday and the expert review panel that is advising the committee.

Buckley Youth Activity Center open for Kids Summer Lunch Program

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 7:59PM

The Buckley Youth Activity Center will once again be offering a Kids Summer Lunch Program.

Trainer Tom Wenzel wins both stakes | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 8:36PM

Trainer Tom Wenzel has had some big days at Emerald Downs including a victory by The Great Face in the 2007 Longacres Mile.

Diabetes dramatically on the rise among teenagers | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 8:58PM

Nearly a quarter of American children and adolescents is developing type 2 diabetes or has already the disease, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published in the journal Pediatrics. Diabetes and other metabolic conditions seem to spread more rapidly among the young and are harder to treat than in adults.

Gas prices fall 20.1 cents, still above national average | GasBuddy

  • Jun 25, 2012 at 8:23AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle-Puget Sound area have fallen 20.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.78/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 7.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.45/g, according to gasoline price website SeattleGasPrices.com.

Sparks fly during hearing for terminated lieutenant | Enumclaw Police

  • Jun 25, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Jun 30, 2012 at 2:45PM

The Enumclaw Municipal Court was the stage for dramatic and often tense exchanges during the appeal hearing concerning the termination of Eric Sortland, a lieutenant with the city’s police department.

Troopers arrest man before possible abduction or assault of Bonney Lake woman

  • Jun 25, 2012 at 6:30PM

On Friday afternoon, June 22, a 26 year-old Bonney Lake woman called 911 reporting she was being followed by a male in a black BMW on state Route 512 near the Puyallup Fair Grounds.

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