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- Dec 25, 2013 at 7:33AM
Walt Whitman is widely considered one of America's most important poets. He worked as a printer, teacher, and journalist in the New York City area. Whitman composed and updated his seminal work, Leaves of Grass, throughout his entire adult life.
- Dec 25, 2013 at 2:22PM
Wine writers love explaining why Champagne and other sparkling wines deserve a spot at the dinner table all year long.
- Dec 25, 2013 at 2:29PM
The U.S. Coast Guard announced Tuesday the publication of the final rule "Implementation of the Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, and Changes to National Endorsements" in the Federal Register.
- Dec 25, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Dec 30, 2013 at 10:18AM
Here’s a vivid portrayal of one of those school events to which parents are summoned and to which they go both dutifully and with love. The poet, Maryann Corbett, lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
- Dec 25, 2013 at 2:26PM
A former hospital anesthesiologist pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to distribution of oxycodone, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
- Dec 28, 2013 at 11:13AM
If you have any interest at all in healthy eating, you probably have come across Brian Wansink’s book, “Mindless Eating – Why We Eat More Than We Think.”
- Jul 24, 2013 at 10:13PM
The administrator of the East Pierce Firefighters union Facebook account urged caution against unnecessary alarm, as dispatch had only received one report so far.
- Jul 25, 2013 at 3:59PM
Sound Doctrine pastor Malcolm Fraser, who was previously convicted for child rape and molestation, spoke in court for the first time July 23. His comments came as part of a "motion to arrest judgement" hearing, in which he sought to have his guilty verdict overturned.
- Dec 29, 2013 at 6:19PM
Christmas is over and moms all over the country are realizing what they suspected is really true – their families are helpless without them.
- Jul 26, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 4:11PM
Judge Lori K.Smith sentenced Malcolm Fraser to 20 years in prison with a minimum of 18 years before parole can be considered.
- Dec 30, 2013 at 12:05PM
Washington Healthplanfinder and participating health insurance carriers today announced additional guidance for residents who have made an effort to receive health coverage through wahealthplanfinder.org before the Dec. 23 deadline, but who were unable to complete their applications.
- Jan 1, 2014 at 9:36AM
‘Tis the season for New Year’s Resolutions, and according to a recent survey from Fidelity Investments, about 54 percent of Americans—up from 35 percent in 2013—will be considering financial resolutions for 2014.
- Jan 1, 2014 at 9:27AM
Emily Dickinson authored nearly 1,800 poems in her lifetime, most of which were published posthumously.
- Jul 28, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Jul 30, 2013 at 10:08AM
Just after midnight Sunday, a single vehicle left the road at the 22700 block of the Sumner-Buckley Highway between Buckley and Bonney Lake, hit a power pole, traveled approximately 150 feet and landed in a ditch. Two of the four occupants were thrown from the vehicle. East Pierce Fire and Rescue responded to the scene with three medic units and two engines.
- Jan 1, 2014 at 11:23AM
Thomas R. Moore, a poet from Maine, has written a fine snow-shoveling poem, and this is a good time of year for it. I especially admire the double entendre of “squaring off.”
Ryan Newman wins Brickyard 400 - Kasey Kahne finishes third, Jimmie Johnson second | NASCAR Sprint Cup
- Jul 28, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 1:03PM
Kasey Kahne is running fourth and was third challenging for second.
- Jan 1, 2014 at 2:13PM
The 2014 polar bear jump into Lake Sawyer brought another brave gathering today.
- Jan 1, 2014 at 2:25PM
The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation is seeking nominations to its 2014 Most Endangered Historic Properties List. Nomination forms may be obtained through the Trust’s website at www.preservewa.org.
- Jul 28, 2013 at 8:39PM
Del Rio Harbor turned back stable mate Kenai King and held off first-time starter Illumination Road for a gate-to-wire victory Sunday in the $50,000 Emerald Express for 2-year-old colts and geldings at Emerald Downs.
- Jul 29, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Jul 30, 2013 at 9:02AM
A quick glance at the opinion page tells us an election is right around the corner. The mail-in primary ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday.
- Jul 29, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Jul 30, 2013 at 11:03AM
Sound Doctrine assistant pastor Malcolm Fraser was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday by Superior Court Judge Lori K. Smith for two counts of first degree child rape and two counts of child molestation.
- Jan 5, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 8:25PM
East Pierce Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a shooting at 7:49 a.m. this morning, Jan. 5.
- Aug 3, 2013 at 12:48PM
Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has approved the individual health plans and rates of four health insurance companies to sell in Washington’s new health insurance Exchange, the Washington Healthplanfinder, starting Oct. 1, 2013. In most counties, people will have a choice of two dozen plans.
- Aug 4, 2013 at 10:27AM
One of the five winning tickets in Saturday’s giant Pick Six at Del Mar was purchased at Emerald Downs.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 7:38AM
Chu and You put her exceptional speed to good use Sunday at Emerald Downs.