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King County GIS delivers return on investment

  • Apr 7, 2012 at 8:03PM

King County’s long-term use of its in-house Geographic Information System (GIS) has resulted in three quarters of a billion dollars in net benefits to the County, according to a first-of-its-kind report.

Pilot airlifted with life-threatening injuries following plane crash at Crest Airpark near Covington

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 1:55PM

Mountain View Fire & Rescue/Black Diamond Fire Dpartment responded to a plane crash in Crest Airpark Saturday, March 7.

Emerald Downs news and notes | Horse Racing

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 2:52PM

It couldn't have gone much better last season for Hall of Fame trainer Jim Penney and his daughter and assistant Kay Cooper.

Helping young entrepreneurs succeed | Calvin Goings

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 3:08PM

All across the country, there are young men and women dreaming of opening their own business. Some are looking to start the next social media phenomenon, while others are focused on a business idea that fills an important niche on their campuses and in their communities.

The future of the experiment of self rule | Editorial

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 3:32PM

Sept. 25, 2008, was just another Thursday in Seattle – until the federal government orchestrated the largest bank failure in U.S. history.

Prairie Sure | Poem by Carol Light

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 3:36PM

I’ve lived on the Great Plains all my life, and if I ever left this region for too long, I would dearly miss it. This lovely poem by Carol Light, who lives in Washington state, reminds me of that.

To learn is to taste wine | David White

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 4:15PM

Until five years ago, I assumed that wine fanatics were crazy. Sure, I enjoyed wine. But it was simply a drink -- a beverage to enjoy with dinner from time to time.

DUI bill co-sponsored by Hurst and Dahlquist signed into law

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Apr 9, 2012 at 11:17AM

While Olympia legislators tie themselves in knots over the budget, two 31st District legislators from opposite sides of the aisle co-sponsored a new law increasing the sentences for DUI vehicular homicide.

Taxable retail sales increase in fourth quarter 2011 | Washington State Department of Revenue

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 5:28PM

Taxable retail sales increased 4.2 percent to $27.9 billion during the fourth quarter of 2011compared to year-earlier results, the Washington State Department of Revenue reported today.

Improving your financial literacy | Better Business Bureau

  • Apr 8, 2012 at 5:33PM

During Financial Literacy Month in April, Better Business Bureau reminds consumers to keep track of their credit, debt and sensitive financial documents.

Case setting hearing April 19 for Sound Doctrine Church pastor accused of child rape | King County Prosecutor

  • Apr 9, 2012 at 7:00PM updated Apr 10, 2012 at 5:43PM

Malcolm Fraser, Enumclaw assistant pastor of Sound Doctrine Church, plead not guilty to charges of first-degree rape of a child and the next court date for the case is April 19 according to the King County Prosecutor's spokesman Dan Donohoe.

Man thinks tire-slashing was prompted by ex-girlfriend's advances | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Apr 11, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Apr 12, 2012 at 12:00PM

Suspects in the police blotter are considered innocent of alleged crimes until proven otherwise in a court of law.

Advancement takes the feature on Emerald Downs opening day | Horse Racing

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 12:03PM

A festive opening night throng welcomed back live racing Friday evening as Emerald Downs launched its 17th season of Thoroughbred racing.

Cat On Base blazes in Emerald Downs feature | Horse Racing

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:11PM

Cat On Base, a 5-year-old Washington-bred gelding, put the exclamation point on trainer Howard Belvoir’s torrid start to the Emerald Downs season Saturday with a world record-tying performance in the $12,100 feature race for 3-year-olds and up.

King County Council meeting highlights | April 16-20

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:17PM

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the King County Council Chambers.

Save tax refunds for further review | Better Business Bureau

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:20PM

Consumers with newly acquired tax refund checks might notice numerous offers and incentives to spend cash right away; Better Business Bureau says to save funds for further review.

Stock broker sentenced to four years in prison for wire fraud | U. S. District Court

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:29PM

Richard Finger, Jr., 32, of Bellevue, Washington, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 54 months in prison, three years of supervised release and a restitution figure expected to exceed $7 million for wire fraud.

Earth week activities | King County

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:35PM

King County is making it easy this Earth Week to take part in an environmental activity or pick up a new, simple green lifestyle habit.

Ophthalmologist pleads guilty to theft of state Medicare and Medicaid programs | State Attorney General

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:39PM

An ophthalmologist today pled guilty to stealing more than $51,000 from state and federal health care programs. In July, state prosecutors charged Dr. Behrouz Pirouzkar with three counts of First Degree Attempted Identity Theft and two counts of Medicaid False Statement.

Wildfire season officially begins April 15th | Department of Natural Resources

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 9:49PM

Prevention measures to protect life and property are in effect April 15 through October 15 on 12.7 million acres of DNR-protected lands.

Anglers get more days to catch chinook on lower Columbia River

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 10:05PM

The sport fishery for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River has been extended through April 22 to allow anglers to catch more hatchery-reared fish available for harvest.

Single lane closures over I-90 near Easton through the end of May | WSDOT

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 10:16PM

On Monday, April 16, drivers will experience single lane closures during the weekdays through the end of May.

Legislature votes | Roll Call votes

  • Apr 14, 2012 at 10:46PM

This week's Roll Call features the operating budget, and government reform bills necessary to implement the budget.

Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade in Sumner | Slideshow

  • Apr 15, 2012 at 2:45PM

The Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade rolled through Sumner Saturday April 14.

Crews rescue boy near Quiet Water Lake Tapps | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

  • Apr 15, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Apr 16, 2012 at 9:16AM

Firefighters from East Pierce Fire and Rescue, including members of the Technical Rescue Team who were on duty Saturday, saved a 12-year-old boy who had fallen down a steep embankment above the White River.

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