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- Jun 3, 2012 at 8:33PM
For only the second time in 17 seasons and 571 races, a stakes event at Emerald Downs wound up in a dead-heat for first place.
- Jun 4, 2012 at 7:16AM
Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have risen 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.30/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.61/g, according to gasoline price website SeattleGasPrices.com.
- Jun 4, 2012 at 8:13AM
Though most of us are not formally known as diplomats, many of us learn to be experts at domestic diplomacy, and the sorts of complex negotiations we find ourselves in can require a lot of patience. Here’s Dan Gerber, who lives in California, showing us some of that patience.
- Jun 5, 2012 at 9:40AM
I took a Friday off a couple of weeks ago and drove to Spokane. I am not supposed to tell you why I was there, based on orders from my daughter, Katy, who has decided running my life with a remote control from Spokane is a good idea.
- Jun 5, 2012 at 9:00AM updated Jun 6, 2012 at 4:27PM
When June arrives you may notice your vegetable seedlings and annual plants experiencing a growth spurt. Just like a teenager, they now have a huge appetite so this is your reminder to fertilize. Roses and perennials also benefit from a feeding this month and if you still have not fertilized the lawn, make sure you do so early in the month before the hot weather arrives.
- Jun 5, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 5:50PM
Marcus Dickson has been flying around local tracks for years, establishing himself as one of the best distance runners in the state.
- Jun 6, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 10:04AM
Last week provided one of the greatest contrast of outcomes due to pro-active citizens I’ve ever seen.
- Jun 6, 2012 at 8:22AM
East Pierce Fire and Rescue crews treated and transported a man who had been stabbed and thrown from a moving vehicle onto state Route 410 East, Tuesday night. The firefighters responded to reports of an injured man on the shoulder of the eastbound lanes between Traffic and Valley Avenues, just before 11 p.m.
- Jun 7, 2012 at 9:08AM
The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are launching a strategic alliance to provide counseling and training to entrepreneurs over the age of 50 who want to start or grow a small business. Through SBA’s online training courses and its nationwide network of business mentors and counselors, the two organizations expect to train 100,000 “encore entrepreneurs,” men and women 50 or older who are starting or running a small business.
- Jun 7, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 5:35PM
Eric Sortland, once a high-ranking member of the Enumclaw Police Department, is battling to get his job back.
- Jun 7, 2012 at 5:25PM
Perhaps the most consistent racehorse at Emerald Downs the past two years, Class Included looks to continue her success on Sunday in the $50,000 Washington State Legislators Stakes at 6-½ furlongs.
- Jun 8, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 6:04PM
The Daily Racing Form is reporting trainer Doug O'Neil will scratch I'll Have Another from the third leg of the Triple Crown, Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
- Jun 8, 2012 at 1:00PM updated at 6:04PM
The first White River School District elementary track meet was June 2 at the High School. J
- Jun 8, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Jun 11, 2012 at 4:32PM
The White River High class of 2012 crossed the stage of the White River Amphitheatre for commencement exercises Thursday.
- Jun 9, 2012 at 11:13AM
A horse with a popular name*Free Beer*flew home for a thrilling 1-¼-length victory over Shamundi in the $11,100 feature race for 3-year-olds-and-up Friday night at Emerald Downs.
- Jun 9, 2012 at 11:21AM
Representatives from King County’s labor community will meet with members at the Council's annual Labor Summit.
- Jun 9, 2012 at 11:28AM
State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that the number of retail fireworks stand licenses issued in 2012 is down 4.2%, or 39 licenses, from 2011. A state license is required before a city or county can issue a permit to operate a fireworks stand in Washington.
- Jun 9, 2012 at 11:54AM
Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) and the Seattle Animal Shelter are teaming up to find homes for a number of Chihuahuas. The dogs were seized in October after investigators found them living in deplorable conditions in a home in Issaquah. The dogs have been in RASKC custody since then, and were living in foster homes pending the outcome of the case.
King County felon sentenced to seven years in prison for dealing guns and drugs | U.S. District Court
- Jun 9, 2012 at 12:02PM
An Auburn resident who sold multiple guns and methamphetamine to a person working with law enforcement was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to seven years in prison and three years of supervised release announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
- Jun 9, 2012 at 12:07PM
The U.S. economy added just 69,000 jobs in May, less than half the expected number, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics revised down jobs figures for the two previous months as the unemployment rate rose to 8.2 percent.
- Jun 9, 2012 at 12:11PM
“Where do you fall on golf’s honesty meter?” In a March 2012 survey of 2,015 golfers, Golf Digest found that the majority says it does not break the rules; and of those who occasionally bend, more than 89 percent believe that others do the same.
- Jun 9, 2012 at 12:20PM
King County joined with federal, state, and local agencies this week to test its capacity to respond to and recover from a major earthquake.
- Jun 9, 2012 at 12:28PM
As you sit down to eat your next meal, take a moment to look at the food on your plate. Do you have a few food groups on there? Is at least half of your plate full of fruits and vegetables?
- Jun 9, 2012 at 12:35PM
King County Elections issued the June edition of The Election Connection, an electronic newsletter with information for voters about how to prepare for the upcoming elections.
- Jun 9, 2012 at 12:39PM
If you know a real-life hero or heroine who saved a life this past year, the Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board would like to hear from you.