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- Jun 22, 2013 at 6:59PM
Paul Laurence Dunbar was born on June 27, 1872. The child of freed slaves, Dunbar achieved national acclaim for his poetry, which appeared in periodicals ranging from The New York Times to Harper's Weekly. Dunbar died in 1906.
- Jun 22, 2013 at 7:13PM
June 21, 2013 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Folk & Traditional Arts in the Parks Program invites the public to the Seventh Annual American Roots Music Series at Deception Pass State Park on Whidbey Island.
- Jun 22, 2013 at 7:33PM
Polish Dollar is fast and tenacious, and the 7-year-old gelding loves to win races.
- Jun 22, 2013 at 7:04PM
Risky Road, claimed earlier this month, made for a profitable investment for his new connections Friday at Emerald Downs.
- Jun 23, 2013 at 12:58PM
Track Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), Aug. 24, 2003 Stakes Record: 1:35.88, Exclusive Diva, June 24, 2012
- Jun 23, 2013 at 1:15PM
Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born on March 6, 1806, at Coxhoe Hall in Durham, England. She was already prominent in the world of Victorian letters when she married fellow poet Robert Browning in 1846. Barrett Browning died in 1861.
- Jun 23, 2013 at 1:59PM
A few years ago, I had the opportunity to visit China and spend some time in Beijing. One of my favorite morning activities was to go to a public park close to my hotel.
- Jun 23, 2013 at 1:12PM
Track Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), August 24, 2003 Stakes Record: 1:34.20, Koala Beach, June 27, 2010
- Jun 23, 2013 at 1:52PM
I was at a barbeque last week with my husband and his car club friends. They were surprised when we told them our oldest daughter graduated from high school the week before. Although they are long-time friends of my husband’s, they only see our kids once a year at his club’s car show.
- Jun 23, 2013 at 2:43PM
Two men with a quarter century history of robbing banks, were sentenced today to 70 years in prison for a string of bank robberies in the Seattle area, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
- Jun 23, 2013 at 2:06PM
A Seattle woman who illegally collected her dead father’s Social Security benefits for more than 19 years after his death, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 18 months in prison and three years of supervised release for theft of government funds, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
- Jun 23, 2013 at 2:46PM
The Council will be joined by the County Executive in recognizing the first graduating class of King County’s Heroes Employment Reintegration Opportunity (HERO) program
Elder abuse and exploitation | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging
- Jun 23, 2013 at 3:44PM
Millions of older Americans are living in nursing homes or assisted living facilities and roughly seven percent of complaints on long-term care residences involve abuse, neglect or exploitation—according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging.
- Jun 23, 2013 at 3:48PM
State Fire Marshal Charles Duffy is reminding Washingtonians that the purchase of fireworks over the internet is illegal.
- Jun 24, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:27AM
I often read stories where the words “courage” or “heroic” are used, normally to saccharine excess.
- Jun 25, 2013 at 9:31AM
Today, more than 12,000 U.S. wine shops have a presence on the web. But just 14 states allow consumers to order wine from out-of-state retailers.
- Jun 26, 2013 at 10:04AM
An ordinance adding a new section entitled “Department of Public Defense” to the King County Charter, creating a Department of Public Defense and an appointed office with the title of “County Public Defender” (Ordinance 2013-0212).
- Jun 26, 2013 at 11:46AM
Wooden Ax Toss (ages 3-5) 1 – Kyler Koch 2 – Copley Pete 3 – Lane Thawsh Wooden Ax Toss
- Jun 26, 2013 at 4:49PM
State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that consumer firework sales across the state will begin at noon on Friday June 28 and continue until9:00 pm on July 5.
- Jun 27, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Jun 28, 2013 at 8:19AM
Finally. Bring on the sun! School is out for summer.
- Jun 27, 2013 at 5:57PM
For jockeys, it’s never easy acquiring new business in a sport known for its strong loyalty and fierce competition. Anne Sanguinetti, however, has already started to turn heads and make favorable impressions in her first full season at Emerald Downs.
- Jun 28, 2013 at 9:43AM
Nobody likes extreme and prolonged heat, but such conditions can be deadly for seniors.
- Jun 28, 2013 at 4:47PM
Hazardous logs and construction prompts closure of two mile-stretch between Cedar Grove Road SE and SE Jones Road.
- Jun 29, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 1:21PM
With hot weather expected this weekend, King County officials are urging recreational river and lake users to be extremely careful if heading out on the water.
- Jun 29, 2013 at 1:15PM
Ronda Rocks rewarded her backers Friday with a 2 ½-length victory in the $9,975 Cascade Coffee Purse for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.