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Man pleads guilty to federal hate crime | U.S.District Court

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 5:55PM

The Department of Justice today announced Jamie Larson, 49, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Seattle to a federal hate crime relating to a racially-motivated assault of a 50-year-old Sikh man who works as a taxi cab driver.

Science can help feed starving people | Don Brunell

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 5:39PM

It’s hard to believe there are starving people in the world when Americans shop in well-stocked supermarkets and dine out at any of our 618,000 restaurants.

National Weather Service excessive heat warning with increase in humidity for Puget Sound region

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 9:20AM

The National Weather Service forecast calls for high temperatures to reach above 90 degrees with an increase in humidity from Sunday. Temperatures should lower to 82 Wednesday.

Rocky’s Quest wins Sunday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 9:11AM

Rocky’s Quest resumed his winning ways Sunday at Emerald Downs, fighting off Sandys Diamond for a three-quarter-length victory in the $19,950 feature race for 3-year-olds and up.

Fireworks and calling 911 : When It’s appropriate | State Fire Marshal

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 1:33PM

Every year around the 4th of July 911 operators are inundated with calls regarding fireworks. The majority of these calls are not an emergency, but the call ties up the 911 system, potentially delaying an emergency call from getting through.

Update | Search for missing rafter on Puyallup River near Sumner called off | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 12:48PM

East Pierce Fire and Rescue firefighters joined the Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies to locate a rafter who was reported missing at 1 a.m. this morning on the Puyallup River near Sumner.

Tyson Hanson All-Around Logger - Buckley Log Show results | Slideshow

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Jul 5, 2013 at 7:54AM

Tyson Hanson tallied 54 points to walk away with All-Around Logger honors during the two-day Buckley Log Show.

King County Fire District 44 river rescue near Flaming Geyser

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 4:32PM

King County Fire District 44 in route to a river rescue in Flaming Geyser according to Tim Perciful, PIO for the district.

Refuse illegal fireworks sales | Better Business Bureau

  • Jul 3, 2013 at 10:36AM

According to the Office of the Washington State Fire Marshal, more than 350 fireworks-related injuries or fires were reported in 2012, with most occurring around the Fourth of July. Better Business Bureau reminds consumers to exercise caution this week while celebrating Independence Day.

Washington State Patrol special emphasis patrol

  • Jul 3, 2013 at 11:28AM

Washington State Patrol troopers will be conducting a special emphasis patrol through July 6 as part of their South County Metro Loop Project.

Washington State Liquor Control Board approves proposed rules for recreational marijuana

  • Jul 3, 2013 at 11:16AM

Recreational marijuana market to be tightly regulated to prevent diversion, impact to minors.

Jockey Ricky Frazier and Noosa Beach bid farewell to racing | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 1:40PM

Two of the most remarkable performers in track history officially called it a career Wednesday evening at Emerald Downs.

Tapadero takes Wednesday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 9:32AM

Tapadero swept past 1-to-2 betting favorite Come Away Home and notched a 1 ¼ -length victory Wednesday in the $10,500 feature race for 3-year-olds and up on Fireworks Spectacular night at Emerald Downs.

Emergency crews respond to man down an embankment on Fairfax Forest Reserve Road | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 11:43AM

East Pierce Firefighters are responding to a male who has fallen down an embankment approximately 30 feet.

Old Men Pitching Horseshoes | Poem by X.J. Kennedy

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 1:28PM

One of the most distinctive sounds in small-town America is the chiming of horseshoe pitching. A friend always carries a pair in the trunk of his car.

Mike Man’s Gold takes Independence Day feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 8:15AM

One of the track’s top 2-year-olds from a year ago was back on the beam Thursday at Emerald Downs.

Fireworks sales and use ends | State Fire Marshal

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 10:13AM

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that the sales period for consumer fireworks concludes July 5, 2013 at 9:00 pm and the discharge period concludes July 5, 2013 at 11:00 pm. The next legal period for sales and discharge will not occur until December of this year.

Two reported injuries from motorcycle crash on state Route 410 | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 1:33PM

East Pierce Firefighters are responding to Mt Rainier National Park, at the White River Ranger Station off of SR 410.

Trainers choose horses for 100-days challnege | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 1:44PM

They’re off and running in the inaugural 100-Day Trainer Challenge.

Four international flights diverted from San Fransisco to Sea-Tac

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:08PM

Four international flights currently diverted that were headed to San Francisco airport.

Confirmed case of measles in person traveling through Sea-Tac airport

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:12PM

Local public health officials have learned of a confirmed case of measles in a contagious traveler who arrived at Sea-Tac airport on July 4, 2013. Measles is a highly contagious and potentially severe disease caused by the measles virus. It is mainly spread through the air after a person with measles coughs or sneezes.

Ingrained eating habits hard to change | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:24PM

Americans may be better informed about matters of diet and nutrition than ever before, but that does not necessarily change their behavior, according to a number of studies including several conducted by the restaurant industry. Although many popular chain restaurants are trying to give consumers healthier alternatives to their traditional fares, the better-for-you stuff doesn’t sell very well.

Excelsior by Walt Whitman

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:19PM

Who has gone farthest? for I would go farther, And who has been just? for I would be the most just person of the earth,

New rock blasting time on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:40PM

The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 for rock blasting at a new time next week starting at 7:30 p.m.

Attorney General Ferguson maintains pressure on Google to increase privacy

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:55PM

Attorney General Bob Ferguson, joined by 22 other state attorneys general, announced progress in their effort to work with Google to improve how it protects consumer privacy, and called on the company to offer greater transparency and more meaningful privacy controls.

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