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Grade 2 stakes winner Gladding to run in Longacres Mile | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 9, 2012 at 5:53PM

Trainer John Sadler confirmed Thursday Gladding would make his next start at Emerald Downs in the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) Sunday, August 19.

Jockey Gallyn Mitchell doing well after surgery

  • Aug 9, 2012 at 6:20PM

According to Denise Mitchell, wife and agent of Gallyn Mitchell, the track’s all-time leading rider underwent successful surgery Wednesday to repair a fractured right hand and is resting comfortably at home.

Jockey Leslie Mawing rides win No. 2,000 | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 10, 2012 at 8:52AM

Jockey Leslie Mawing rode the 2,000th winner of his career Thursday evening at Emerald Downs.

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Department to participate in training exercise Aug. 29

  • Aug 11, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 7:03PM

The Mountain View/Black Diamond Fire and Rescue will be participating in a regional exercise simulating the Howard Hanson Dam/Green River Flooding Scenario on Wednesday Aug. 29.

California fire may push gas prices higher | GasBuddy

  • Aug 10, 2012 at 5:08PM

Californians need to brace themselves for gas price increases and motorists in Oregon and Washington should be on alert for gasoline prices that may push many California retail markets closer to $4 per gallon in weeks ahead.

Wasserman wins Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 11, 2012 at 9:55AM

Wasserman finally is going to miss The Longacres Mile, but the old boy still has plenty left in the tank.

$65,000 Washinton Oaks notes and records | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 11, 2012 at 5:43PM

Track Record: 1:45-2/5, Flying Notes (3), Sept. 2, 2002 Stakes Record: 1:47-1/5, Flirtacious Girl, 1999

Zippo | Poem by Judith Slater

  • Aug 11, 2012 at 6:32PM

Sometimes, when we are children, someone or something suddenly throws open a window and the world of adults pours in. And we never quite get over it. Here’s a poem about an experience like that by Judith Slater, who lives in New York.

Washington State PTA will oppose I-1240 | Editorial

  • Aug 11, 2012 at 6:42PM

Washington State PTA will oppose I-1240, the initiative that would authorize charter public schools in Washington. Nationally, PTA has conditional support for these independent schools, and the state association has twice backed the concept in the past year. But ultimately the board decided this initiative didn’t meet its criteria for local oversight.

Awesom Gem gets high weight for Longacres Mile | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 11, 2012 at 6:52PM

Emerald Downs Director of Racing Bret Anderson has released a list of 24 handicap weights for the 77th renewal of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) on Sunday, August 19.

Federal Health Care Law Will Worsen Doctor Shortage

  • Aug 11, 2012 at 6:59PM

President Obama’s national health care law, the Affordable Care Act, will extend health care coverage to tens of millions of uninsured Americans.

Meth ingredient tracking system stops more than 13,300 sales in under a year | Department of Health

  • Aug 11, 2012 at 7:13PM

A new statewide tracking system that monitors over-the-counter ingredients used to make methamphetamine blocked more than 13,300 sales in the last nine months.

Head back to school with the Old Farmer’s Almanac for kids

  • Aug 11, 2012 at 7:16PM

Summer vacation is coming to an end, and The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids is here to help kids everywhere jump back into classes.

Champagneandcaviar takes Elusive Diva in $65,000 Washington Oaks

  • Aug 11, 2012 at 8:34PM

Proving her stakes win last month was no fluke, Champagneandcaviar caught Exclusive Diva in the final strides for a head victory Saturday in the $65,000 Washington Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at Emerald Downs.

$65,000 Emerald Downs Derby notes and records

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 5:25PM

Track Record & Stakes Record: 1:45 2/5, Flying Notes (3), Sept. 2, 2002

Emerald Downs Derby jockey quotes | Makors Finale wins stakes

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 7:41PM

JOCKEY ROCCO BOWEN, MAKORS FINALE, WINNER: “When I was a bug boy at Hastings I won a $100,000 stakes up there, but I still think this is the best race of my career.

King County highlight plans to build two new water taxi boats

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 7:47PM

Federal grants already secured to fund 80 percent of cost of two new boats for West Seattle Water Taxi that could be operational by 2014.

Hacker sent to prison for stealing credit card information | U.S. District Court

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 7:52PM

Defendant sold stolen credit card numbers to others who committed bank fraud.

Brothers sentenced to prison for defauding Nordstrom | U.S. District Court

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 7:56PM

Payment of nearly $1 Million in restitution turned over at sentencing.

September half price at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park for senior citizens

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 7:59PM

Wildlife park honors seniors with a special deal during a peaceful, colorful time of year.

Summer at Lake Wilderness Arboretum

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:02PM

Those who live in South King County don’t have to travel the interstates to enjoy a summer stroll through gardens brimming over with the blooms and greenery of summer, hikes through the forest, or a bike ride on part of the county trail system. All can be found Lake Wilderness Arboretum (LWA), located just east of Witte Road in the city of Maple Valley.

Shadows of the Past at Mount Rainier National Park

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:06PM

Saturday Aug. 18, Mount Rainier National Park will present Shadows of the Past, a “living history” program. Volunteers and staff in costumes will portray important individuals from the park’s past.

To avoid the wine rut, embrace surprise | David White

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:10PM

Whether you're a veteran oenophile or a budding wine enthusiast, you've probably fallen into a wine rut at one point or another.

Telling Time | Poem by Jo McDougall

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:16PM

I am very fond of poems that don’t use more words than they have to. They’re easier to carry around in your memory.

New King County family support organization

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:20PM

A family support organization serving King County families has become a reality, and the search is on for a special leader to be the first executive director.

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