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Baker Street Bookstore owner’s farewell in Black Diamond also a chance to celebrate a new beginning | Slideshow

  • Apr 26, 2012 at 8:00AM updated May 3, 2012 at 10:59AM

Baker Street Bookstore was on the verge of closing when just days before the iconic Black Diamond business was to shut its doors a white knight rode in to save it.

State Supreme Court denies petition for review of growth board decision | Black Diamond

  • Apr 25, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 5:01PM

The State Supreme Court has denied the petition for review requested by Toward Responsible Development of a Court of Appeals decision.

Coming up at the King County Council | April 30-May 4

  • Apr 28, 2012 at 9:13PM

A motion making an appointment to fill a vacant judicial position in the Seattle Division of King County District Court (Motion 2012-0173).

WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates

  • Apr 28, 2012 at 9:15PM

The WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates have been posted for next week. You will find all of our construction and maintenance projects arranged on several different pages.

Property taxes due for first half of 2012

  • Apr 28, 2012 at 10:00PM

King County property owners have until Monday, April 30 to pay the first half of their 2012 property taxes. After April 30, interest charges and penalties will be added to the tax bill. To make the process easier, King County provides several ways for property owners to pay their taxes quickly and conveniently.

Washington State Department of Commerce solicits public comment on request to weatherize more homes

  • Apr 28, 2012 at 10:04PM

The Washington State Department of Commerce will conduct a public hearing from 11 a.m. to noon, May 2, 2012, in Olympia to receive comments on its waiver request for additional federal funds to weatherize homes. The hearing will be in the 3rd Floor Conference Room 307 of the Town Square Complex, Building 5, 1011 Plum Street SE, Olympia.

Whooping cough case count passes 1,000 cases in state — epidemic continues

  • Apr 28, 2012 at 10:22PM

Washington’s whooping cough epidemic continues on a record pace that has already surpassed 1,000 reported cases. The total of 1,008 as of April 21 is more than reported in all of 2011 and is the highest number of cases since 1,026 were reported in all of 2005.

UW researchers recruit local gardeners to help bees

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 9:05PM

Scientists in the Department of Biology at the University of Washington are launching a project today which will allow them to monitor local bee populations, and they need your help.

Individual health plan enrollment for children ends April 30

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 9:14PM

Do you need individual health insurance coverage for your child or would you like to add them to your family plan? The first open enrollment of the year ends April 30.

Isaac’s Blessing | Poem by Janet Eigner

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 9:27PM

Here’s a fine poem about family love and care by Janet Eigner, who lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. You can feel that blessing touch the crown of your head, can’t you?

Man sentenced for embezzaling from charity | U.S. District Court

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 9:41PM

Former treasurer stole more than $100,000 from holiday cruise nonprofit.

Pajama attitude | Living with Gleigh

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 10:03PM

Every night I wait as long as possible. I can’t usually make it past five; actually, I usually can’t make it much past dinner and we eat by 3:30-4 p.m. Sometimes I don’t even wait until the dishes are done before I change into my pajamas.

Kooky Saluki wins the $13,700 Carl’s Jr. Purse | Emerald Downs

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 10:20PM

Kooky Saluki edged clear of a resilient Sharp Focus and notched a half-length victory Saturday in the $13,700 Carl’s Jr. Purse for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.

Italy’s anti-competitive policies lead to economic ruin | Don Brunell

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 10:31PM

For much of the world, Italy is synonymous with “la dolce vita,” the sweet life, full of pleasure and indulgence. But that life comes at a price, and the bill has come due.

Spring pests are awake | The Evergreen Arborist

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 10:41PM

Cherry and flowering plum blossoms are signaling the arrival of spring. As the blossoms fade and new foliage begins to appear, various pests are lying in wait to begin their annual feasts. The following are signs of some of the more common and highly visible insects and diseases that soon will be visible.

Rainier School in Buckley ducks veto, gets $3 million

  • Apr 30, 2012 at 4:18PM

Gov. Chris Gregoire’s veto pen was poised to strike out $3 million earmarked for capital improvements at Rainier School in Buckley when some last-minute phone tag changed her mind.

Buckley woman charged with assault for putting bleach in child's eyes

  • May 1, 2012 at 12:00PM updated May 2, 2012 at 9:06AM

Prosecutor Mark Lindquist Monday charged Buckley resident Jennifer Mothershead, 29, with Assault of a Child in the First Degree for repeatedly putting bleach into her daughter’s eyes causing permanent vision loss in the child’s right eye.

Taxpayers were protected during legislative session | Editorial

  • May 2, 2012 at 11:01AM

This year, instead of raising taxes to balance the budget, Senate Republicans, with the help of three Senate Democrats, forced a compromise plan that made needed financial reforms without cutting education.

Flooding closes section of Orting-Kapowsin Highway

  • May 4, 2012 at 2:45PM

The stretch of the Orting-Kapowsin Highway between 260th Street and 288th Street E. is closed temporarily due to localized flooding caused by heavy rains and wildlife activity.

Jake takes it at Emerald Downs | Horse Racing

  • May 4, 2012 at 9:54PM

Its All About Jake held off Passion Lives Here late for a half-length victory Friday in the featured Purina Feed Purse for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.

Bonney Lake and Enumclaw baseball teams in the playoffs today | Live Updates

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 11:05AM

Bonney Lake plays the first game at Russell Road at 10 a.m. against Highline and Enumclaw plays the winner of the game at 1 p.m.

Pity the Beautiful | Poem by Dana Gioia

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:08PM

Dana Gioia, who served as Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, did a marvelous job of bringing the arts to Americans, arguably the best job that anyone in that position has done. He was a fine poet before he took that job, and he is a fine poet after. Here’s an example of his recent work.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife land acquisition proposals available online

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:11PM

Current proposals by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to acquire land for fish and wildlife habitat and public recreation are now on view on the department’s website.

Choose a safe ride home this Cinco de Mayo weekend

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:19PM

Extra DUI patrols will be out across King, Pierce and Snohomish counties this Cinco de Mayo weekend.

Insurance commissioner denies Premera request for health plans and drug coverage

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:25PM

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has denied requests from Premera Blue Cross (Premera) to strip some of its health plans of vital prescription drug coverage.

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