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Inspiration is a call to action for Tahoma teacher | An Education project

  • Aug 1, 2012 at 10:44AM

Stepping off the train after a day trekking around my favorite village in England, I began the long walk back home. Shortly after leaving the station I would always pass by a wooden wall, which stood about eight feet tall and ran the length of a football field, hiding a vacant lot of dirt and weeds.

Stolen car discovered to be impounded for hit-and-run | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Aug 1, 2012 at 4:50PM

All suspects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Pierce County Library managers anticipate budget shortfall up to $3 million

  • Aug 1, 2012 at 6:02PM

At its August meeting the Pierce County Library System’s Board of Trustees will discuss a national budget award, plans for the 2013 budget, Skype at Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library, and other issues.

Waste Management reaches tentative agreement with Teamsters Local 117, garbage drivers to resume regular collection routes today in Maple Valley

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 9:03AM

Waste Management and Teamsters Local 117 have reached a tentative agreement on a new 6-year contract. Teamster leadership and the bargaining committee will fully recommend that members approve the new contract at the ratification vote scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday at the Union Hall in Tukwila.

Politics in Focus | Your city government structure and you | Rich Elfers

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:18PM

Do you know the type of city government you have in your city? Is it council-manager, or mayor-council? Never heard of these differences? These governmental forms are important because each operates differently.

Bailoutheminister headed to Longacres Mile | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 6:17PM

Keith Nations is based at Golden Gate Fields, but the 51-year-old trainer has ties to Seattle and Emerald Downs and knows all about the Longacres Mile.

Public Disclosure Commission has a new resource

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 6:16PM

The Public Disclosure Commission has brought back the PACronym Index – a directory of registered political committees with their addresses, telephone numbers and committee-designated acronyms.

Our Corner | What's so funny about work, honesty and integrity? | Daniel Nash

  • Aug 3, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Aug 4, 2012 at 1:44AM

There's no denying the long-standing love affair between the common man and manipulators, from Machiavelli's prince to Old West bandits to the numerous actors sweeping the Emmy season with antihero characters. But are most people built to be manipulative? And is it key to success?

Methods of appraising the value of trees | The Evergreen Arborist

  • Aug 3, 2012 at 5:06PM

Trees often do have significant value. A large tree in a nice landscape may be worth thousands of dollars.

King County Superior Court Judge Oishi hears land-use appeal case of Black Diamond YarrowBay master planned developments

  • Aug 3, 2012 at 8:44PM

King County Superior Court 3B was packed Friday morning as the LUPA or land use petition act appeal of the Black Diamond YarrowBay master plan developments was argued before Judge Patrick Oishi.

Complying with regulations has become ‘Mission Impossible’ | Don Brunell

  • Aug 3, 2012 at 8:57PM

It’s hard enough for employers to cope with hundreds of new regulations passed each year, added to the tens of thousands of regulations already on the books.

Strategic Patience takes the Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 10:16AM

Strategic Patience wore down heavily favored Champali Lace in the final strides for a neck victory Friday in the $11,650 feature race for fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.

King County EMS Advisory Task Force recommendations seek to keep costs down and maintain acclaimed regional service

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 10:44AM

Following an eight month collaborative process with regional stakeholders, the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Advisory Task Force adopted recommendations for a prospective renewal of the Medic One/EMS levy aimed at maintaining the integrity of our world class system.

Repair project leads to month-long closure of stretch of Cedar River Trail

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 10:46AM

Work to curb erosion from the Cedar River that threatens a state highway and major fiber optics cable requires a month-long closure of a portion of King County’s Cedar River Trail in Maple Valley.

Fire season heating up and forecast is hot and dry | Department of Natural Resources

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 10:51AM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced this weekend is going to be very hot and dry in Washington State.

Hot weather could increase unhealthy smog in some areas

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 10:57AM

Hot weather expected throughout Washington this weekend could increase levels of ozone, the major ingredient of smog.

Parks managers from around King County working hard to reduce pesticide use

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 11:00AM

A new online service makes it easy for King County families to find a park where they can play without concern about pesticides.

It’s prime time for fresh, healthy produce as Executive celebrates region’s farmers markets

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 11:03AM

King County residents can shop at 41 markets, many with debit and EBT cards.

How golden will your golden years be? | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 6:10PM

As they enter retirement age, baby boomers are once again at the center of the attention of marketers and industry. I speak from experience.

Saltwater State Park plays host to ShellFest 2012

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 6:20PM

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Washington State Parks Foundation invite the public to attend ShellFest 2012 at Saltwater State Park near Seattle.

Sunday forecast is hot, hot, hot

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 6:45PM

The forecast for Sunday from the National Weather Service is for 94. The afternoon calls for a 5 mph breeze.

School starts soon: get your kids ready to pass their classes, not disease | Department of Health

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 6:48PM

Now’s the time to make sure children are protected from diseases before they start school. All vaccines required to enroll in school are available to children at no cost.

Sis’s Sis scores a victory in Saturday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 4, 2012 at 9:11PM

The classy Sis’s Sis held off Cielator and scored a half-length victory Saturday in the $17,950 Cascade Coffee Purse for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.

Defending champion Awesome Gem leads list of Longacres Mile nominations

  • Aug 5, 2012 at 5:48PM

Director of Racing Bret Anderson has released a star-studded list of 26* nominations for the 77th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) on Sunday, August 19.

Enumclaw trainer Frank Lucarelli nominates four to Mile Longacres Mile facts & figures

  • Aug 5, 2012 at 5:52PM

Lucarelli tops in nominations: Frank Lucarelli 4, Tim McCanna 3, Michael Puhich 3, Carla Gaines 2, Chris Stenslie 2, Blaine Wright 2, Diane Alvarado 1, Bob Baffert 1, Howard Belvoir 1, Robertino Diodoro 1, Craig Dollase 1, Robert Gilker, 1; Keith Nations 1, Jim Penney 1, Kerri Raven 1, John W. Sadler 1.

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