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- Jun 30, 2013 at 5:42PM
Monday, July 8 is the deadline to register to vote or update voter registration information in time for the August 6 primary election.
- Jun 30, 2013 at 5:04PM
One of Emerald Downs’ hottest rivalries--Exclusive Diva vs. E Z Kitty--continues Sunday, July 7, when older fillies or mares meet in the $50,000 Boeing Handicap at one mile.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Jul 3, 2013 at 11:16AM
Recreational marijuana market to be tightly regulated to prevent diversion, impact to minors.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Jul 5, 2013 at 1:44PM
They’re off and running in the inaugural 100-Day Trainer Challenge.
- 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.
- Jul 6, 2013 at 3:08PM
Four international flights currently diverted that were headed to San Francisco 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.
- 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.
- 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,