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SBA and AARP pool resources to train entrepreneurs age 50 and older

  • Jun 7, 2012 at 9:08AM

The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are launching a strategic alliance to provide counseling and training to entrepreneurs over the age of 50 who want to start or grow a small business. Through SBA’s online training courses and its nationwide network of business mentors and counselors, the two organizations expect to train 100,000 “encore entrepreneurs,” men and women 50 or older who are starting or running a small business.

Former Enumclaw police lieutenant appealing termination

  • Jun 7, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 5:35PM

Eric Sortland, once a high-ranking member of the Enumclaw Police Department, is battling to get his job back.

Class Included one of favorites heading into Washington State Legislators Stakes | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 7, 2012 at 5:25PM

Perhaps the most consistent racehorse at Emerald Downs the past two years, Class Included looks to continue her success on Sunday in the $50,000 Washington State Legislators Stakes at 6-½ furlongs.

Trainer Doug O’Neill to scratch I'll Have Another from Belmont | Horse Racing

  • Jun 8, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 6:04PM

The Daily Racing Form is reporting trainer Doug O'Neil will scratch I'll Have Another from the third leg of the Triple Crown, Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

White River School District elementary track meet | Slideshow

  • Jun 8, 2012 at 1:00PM updated at 6:04PM

The first White River School District elementary track meet was June 2 at the High School. J

White River High commencement for the class of 2012 | Slideshow

  • Jun 8, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Jun 11, 2012 at 4:32PM

The White River High class of 2012 crossed the stage of the White River Amphitheatre for commencement exercises Thursday.

Free Beer flys to the winner's circle in Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 11:13AM

A horse with a popular name*Free Beer*flew home for a thrilling 1-¼-length victory over Shamundi in the $11,100 feature race for 3-year-olds-and-up Friday night at Emerald Downs.

King County Council meeting highlights | June 11-15

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 11:21AM

Representatives from King County’s labor community will meet with members at the Council's annual Labor Summit.

Retail fireworks stand licenses issued down in 2012 | State Fire Marshal

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 11:28AM

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that the number of retail fireworks stand licenses issued in 2012 is down 4.2%, or 39 licenses, from 2011. A state license is required before a city or county can issue a permit to operate a fireworks stand in Washington.

Regional Animal Services of King County team up to find homes for Chihuahuas

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 11:54AM

Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) and the Seattle Animal Shelter are teaming up to find homes for a number of Chihuahuas. The dogs were seized in October after investigators found them living in deplorable conditions in a home in Issaquah. The dogs have been in RASKC custody since then, and were living in foster homes pending the outcome of the case.

King County felon sentenced to seven years in prison for dealing guns and drugs | U.S. District Court

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:02PM

An Auburn resident who sold multiple guns and methamphetamine to a person working with law enforcement was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to seven years in prison and three years of supervised release announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

Federal government shouldn’t make things worse | Don Brunell

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:07PM

The U.S. economy added just 69,000 jobs in May, less than half the expected number, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics revised down jobs figures for the two previous months as the unemployment rate rose to 8.2 percent.

Business ethics and golf | Better Business Bureau

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:11PM

“Where do you fall on golf’s honesty meter?” In a March 2012 survey of 2,015 golfers, Golf Digest found that the majority says it does not break the rules; and of those who occasionally bend, more than 89 percent believe that others do the same.

King County tests disaster response with regional earthquake exercise

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:20PM

King County joined with federal, state, and local agencies this week to test its capacity to respond to and recover from a major earthquake.

10 tips to get your plate in shape in time for summer | MultiCare Center for Healthy Living

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:28PM

As you sit down to eat your next meal, take a moment to look at the food on your plate. Do you have a few food groups on there? Is at least half of your plate full of fruits and vegetables?

King County releases 'The Election Connection'

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:35PM

King County Elections issued the June edition of The Election Connection, an electronic newsletter with information for voters about how to prepare for the upcoming elections.

Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board looking for real-life heroes and heroines

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 12:39PM

If you know a real-life hero or heroine who saved a life this past year, the Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board would like to hear from you.

Mount Rainier lahar losses could reach $6 billion or more in Puyallup Valley

  • Jun 9, 2012 at 8:49PM

New DNR report examines likely scenarios for a major volcanic mudflow from nation’s most hazardous volcano.

$50,000 Washington State Legislators Stakes notes | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 4:13PM

Track-State-World Record: 1:13 Sabertooth (7), May 22, 2005 Stakes Record: 1:14 3/5*Gadget Queen (5), June 7, 2009

A free pile forgives us our sins | Living with Gleigh

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 4:21PM

My husband and I cleaned out our tool shed last weekend. I call it a tool shed on a very loose level. It's a little wooden shed that was here when we moved in 20 years ago and we have stored tools in it, but it also collects other random items we don't know what to do with.

King County Sheriff now open inside Sammamish City Hall after closing Precinct No. 3 in Maple Valley

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 5:49PM

King County leaders joined today with the city of Sammamish to dedicate a new command center for the King County Sheriff inside Sammamish City Hall, and to launch a new model for service delivery that will increase patrol time on the streets.

Sen. Maria Cantwell calls on FTC to investigate state spike in gas prices

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 5:53PM

New report: “Retail gasoline prices would have fallen to $3.51/gallon this week if prices had followed supply costs…actual prices now are $.77/gallon higher than would have been expected”

Halibut fishery to close off Westport; reopen on north coast for one day | Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 5:57PM

The recreational halibut fishery will close in the northern nearshore area of Marine Area 2 at the end of the day Friday (June 8), while marine areas 3 and 4 will reopen for one more day of fishing June 14.

Preserve Marriage Washington submits petition to overturn same-sex marriage law

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 6:02PM

Preserve Marriage Washington, foes of Washington’s new law authorizing civil marriage for same-sex couples, today submitted an estimated 232,000 petition signatures, virtually assuring a public vote this fall on whether to uphold or overturn the marriage measure, Senate Bill 6239. Sponsors planned to bring in at least 9,000 more signatures by day’s end.

Whooping cough epidemic leads more adults to get vaccinated | State Department of Health

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 6:08PM

The ongoing whooping cough epidemic in Washington is driving higher demand for vaccine among adults as people protect themselves and their families from pertussis.

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