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Cigarette tax due on cigarettes manufactured by commercial roll-your-own machines beginning July 1

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:07PM

Retailers operating machines that allow their customers to roll their own cigarettes must begin affixing cigarette tax stamps to those products beginning July 1.

Protect your pets over the Fourth of July holiday | Regional Animal Services of King County

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:22PM

The Fourth of July is coming up soon, and already the booms, bangs, and pops of fireworks can be heard across King County. Every year around Independence Day,

Wolf pack attack on sheep in NE Washington confirmed by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:26PM

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has confirmed another wolf pack and a wolf attack on sheep in northeast Washington.

Kids and chemicals don’t mix | Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:29PM

Keep kids safe this summer by properly storing hazardous household products

What to know about transit service on Fourth of July in King County

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:33PM

Metro Transit bus routes will operate with a Sunday schedule on Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day.

Former treasurer of Lakewood police guild sentenced for embezzling

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:37PM

Diverted donations and police officers guild money and used it for trips, gambling and home remodel.

How to tell if fireworks are legal | State Fire Marshal

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:43PM

Fireworks sold at licensed fireworks stands during the Fourth of July Holiday sales period can only sell legal fireworks known as consumer fireworks.

Reform should be the candidates’ agenda | Lee Hamilton

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:49PM

As the presidential candidates go at it over the next several months, we’ll be hearing a lot about what the federal government ought to be doing.

Kent man sentenced for illegally selling guns later used in Chicago area murder

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 2:04PM

A Kent, Washington man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to one year in prison and three years of supervised release for illegal transfer of a firearm to a non-state resident.

Innovative reforms increase contract opportunities for small businesses | King County

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 2:35PM

King County is seeing the results of a two-year procurement reform effort that emphasizes contracting opportunities for small businesses.

Public fireworks displays on Fourth of July

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 2:40PM

There are over 100 professional fireworks displays around the Fourth of July in Washington. Shows that are produced by trained professionals displaying spectacular productions illuminated with vibrant colors.

Polish Dollar wins feature allowance | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 6:22PM

A resurgent Polish Dollar continued his winning ways with a four-length victory over Newfound Gold in the $18,000 allowance feature for 3-year-olds and up Saturday at Emerald Downs.

Mom’s summer schedule | Living with Gleigh

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 6:26PM

I suppose it was going to backfire at some point; that is, my desire to get my teen daughters out of the house to be productive members of society this summer

E Z Kitty and Class Included lead nominations for Boeing Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 6:37PM

E Z Kitty, a fast filly with a low profile, is among seven older fillies and mares nominated to the $50,000 Boeing Handicap on Sunday, July 8.

King County Executive proposes $100,000 to continue 4-H youth programs

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 6:55PM

Broader strategic relationship with Washington State University sought to leverage resources over the long term.

State Parks Commission seeks members for winter recreation committee

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 7:03PM

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is looking for winter sports enthusiasts to serve on the Washington State Snowmobile Advisory Committee (SMAC).

Improper use of fireworks can cause a fire | State Fire Marshal

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 7:09PM

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that in 2011 there were 264 fires caused by fireworks. Residential fires accounted for 89 fires with an estimated loss of over $568,846 dollars.

Mount Rainier visitor shuttle available

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 7:14PM

Mount Rainier Acting Superintendent Randy King advises that park visitors will once again be able to utilize the free visitor shuttle for transportation into the park from Ashford, Longmire and Paradise during the 2012 summer season running for 10 weekends beginning Friday June 29 through Sunday September 2.

Wildland and Vegetation Fires Caused by Fireworks in 201

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 7:23PM

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that in 2011 there were 264 fires caused by fireworks. Wildland and vegetation fires accounted for 199, or 75% of all fireworks caused fires, resulting in $118,350 in loss.

Volunteers needed for 'Mission Reunite: Help and Hope for Lost Pets'

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 7:29PM

The Fourth of July is coming up, and that means shelters like the King County Pet Adoption Center will soon be filled with pets that ran away after being scared by fireworks.

'MyVote' online tool for voters | Office of Secretary of State

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 7:31PM

For all you voters and would-be voters, a great online tool to use is “MyVote.” It has recently been revamped by ourElections Division so it’s more convenient to use than ever.

Cease and desist order issued against Lenovo for selling illegal service contracts | Insurance Commissioner

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 7:34PM

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has issued a cease-and-desist order against computer maker Lenovo, barring the company from continuing to sell illegal service contracts in Washington.

Parks Levy Task Force to recommend funding for King County Parks

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 7:39PM

Current levies for operations and for new open space and trails expire next year; Meetings set for this summer, with recommendations to executive this fall.

Master’s Bluff and Valid Vixen Queen win stakes at Emerald Downs

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 8:00PM

Master’s Bluff out-finished first-time starter He’s Not Bluffin in a furious finish Sunday in the $25,000 Northwest Stallion Series Slewdledo Stakes for 2-year-old colts and geldings at Emerald Downs.

Female law enforcement officers' competence is not up for debate | Our Corner

  • Jul 2, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 4:39PM

I have covered many hot-topic stories in the past. Some were interesting, some not so much. Most of the time it is the chase that hooks. Stories are seldom as cut and dried as readers would like and the story idea that someone calls with is usually not what ends up in print after the other side is contacted.

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