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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.

Resources, events and news for businesses | Better Business Bureau

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:28PM

During National Small Business Month in May, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington encourages best practices by offering resources, events and news for businesses.

Drink Local Wine | David White

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:37PM

Thirty-five years ago, a British wine merchant named Steven Spurrier organized a wine competition in Paris, where he pitted California's best Chardonnays and Cabernet Sauvignons against the best wines that France had to offer.

Children's Day | Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington

  • May 5, 2012 at 10:06PM

On Sunday, May 6, 2012, from 11 am to 5 pm, the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) will host a free event dedicated to celebrating Children’s Day.

Surplus properties go on the auction block | WSDOT

  • May 5, 2012 at 10:09PM

Going once, going twice…sold! Although bidders won’t actually hear those words at this auction, they will have an opportunity to purchase a variety of state-owned surplus properties.

Class Included lead field in $50,000 Hastings Handicap at Emerald Downs | Horse Racing

  • May 6, 2012 at 4:21PM

The aptly named Class Included heads a field of eight older fillies and mares nominated to the $50,000 Hastings Handicap to be run Sunday, May 13 at Emerald Downs.

Ticks are waiting with the nice weather | King County Department of Health

  • May 6, 2012 at 4:30PM

“Just a little bit.” Those are four words every mother wants to hear from her teenage daughters on a beautiful spring day in answer to the question “Do you have homework?” Those were the words I heard this bright and beautiful Sunday morning, which meant they had time to do something else today. My garden was calling to me and because of some current health issues, I needed some able bodies out there to do what I couldn’t.

Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra 'Spice of Life' concert | Slideshow

  • May 6, 2012 at 7:25PM

The Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra presented its "Spice of Life Concert" concert Friday at the Maple Valley Presbyterian Church.

Rainier Missile wins Emerald Downs Sunday feature | Horse Racing

  • May 6, 2012 at 7:28PM

Rainier Missile lived up to his name Sunday at Emerald Downs.

SR 161 speed limit reduction begins Monday

  • May 6, 2012 at 7:57PM

Motorists who drive State Route 161 through Graham will want to pay especially close attention to their rate of travel, because starting next week the speed limit on a section of the roadway will be reduced from 50 mph to 45 mph.

Buckley considers selling gas utility

  • May 7, 2012 at 4:43PM

Because the gas company was initially funded by public debt—a bond voted in by 1950s era citizens—its sale must be approved by voters. Additionally, staff would need to put out a public proposal of sale, and the city will be required to hold public hearings on possible sales.

Buckley Relay for Life works for a cure | May 18-19

  • May 7, 2012 at 4:48PM

The battle to find a cure for cancer takes off once again this year in Buckley with the Relay For Life event scheduled for May 18-19 at the skate park.

Marianne Binetti will offer 'Mama Mia! Water Savings Ideas from Italy' Saturday

  • May 8, 2012 at 1:13PM

Enumclaw-based garden guru Marianne Binetti will offer “Mama Mia! Water Savings Ideas from Italy” during a public presentation Saturday.

Editorial | Get elected, lose a bit of freedom | Rich Elfers

  • May 8, 2012 at 1:52PM

I was elected to the Enumclaw City Council in November 2008. In January 2009 I attended a workshop for newly elected officials workshop where I was trained in the art of being a good public servant.

We may be in for a bumpy ride | Wally's World

  • May 8, 2012 at 1:55PM

Well, I can’t remember the exact day or week it started, but it was sometime last September. Initially, it was a handful of unemployed college grads, parading down Wall Street carrying novel protest signs: “We’re the 99 percent,” “Can I get bailed out?” and “Do you feel it trickle down?”

Enumclaw and Bonney Lake baseball teams play in district tournament | Live Updates

  • May 8, 2012 at 2:31PM

Enumclaw Hornets and Bonney Lake Panthers play in the West Central District tournament today.

Body found in burned out car identified as that of 39-year-old Kent woman, death ruled a homicide | Breaking news

  • May 9, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 11:48AM

The body found in the trunk of a burned car on May 6 has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Department Report May 1-7

  • May 11, 2012 at 6:00AM updated at 9:53AM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Department Report May 1-7

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