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Summer at Lake Wilderness Arboretum

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:02PM

Those who live in South King County don’t have to travel the interstates to enjoy a summer stroll through gardens brimming over with the blooms and greenery of summer, hikes through the forest, or a bike ride on part of the county trail system. All can be found Lake Wilderness Arboretum (LWA), located just east of Witte Road in the city of Maple Valley.

Shadows of the Past at Mount Rainier National Park

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:06PM

Saturday Aug. 18, Mount Rainier National Park will present Shadows of the Past, a “living history” program. Volunteers and staff in costumes will portray important individuals from the park’s past.

To avoid the wine rut, embrace surprise | David White

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:10PM

Whether you're a veteran oenophile or a budding wine enthusiast, you've probably fallen into a wine rut at one point or another.

Telling Time | Poem by Jo McDougall

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:16PM

I am very fond of poems that don’t use more words than they have to. They’re easier to carry around in your memory.

New King County family support organization

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:20PM

A family support organization serving King County families has become a reality, and the search is on for a special leader to be the first executive director.

Washington State Tobacco Quitline resumes service for all residents

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:24PM

Quitline to provide free help for all Washington adults who want to quit using tobacco.

Paralytic shellfish poison biotoxin found King County and other beaches

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:27PM

Dangerous levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poison biotoxin found in many areas.

Washington is fourth in the nation for stolen boat incidents

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:32PM

Summer is the time for boating in the Northwest and it's also high season for boat thieves. More boats are stolen across the nation in June, July and August than any other time of the year, with Washington ranking fourth highest in the nation in 2011. Only half of all boats stolen in Washington are recovered.

Makors Finale runs to winner's circle in $74,750 Emerald Downs Derby | Horse Racing

  • Aug 12, 2012 at 8:37PM

Makors Finale led all the way and held off Italian Boy for a half-length victory Sunday in the $74,750 Emerald Downs Derby for 3-year-olds.

Rock the Green benefit for the Middle Green River Coalition | Slideshow

  • Aug 13, 2012 at 1:21PM

Entertainment, food, booths and fun were the order of the day at the Rock the Green benefit for the Middle Green River Coalition at Kanaskat Palmer State Park Saturday.

Gas prices heading back up | GasBuddy

  • Aug 13, 2012 at 1:29PM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle area have risen 18.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.87/gallon yesterday.

Political posturing takes center stage | Editorial

  • Aug 13, 2012 at 1:36PM

The political season has officially broken out the gates with the first round of truth-or-dare coming about 8:30 the evening of Aug. 7, the day of the primary election.

Fitness-Chat: Exercising while on vacation | Health & Fitness

  • Aug 13, 2012 at 1:39PM

It can be difficult to find the right balance to maximize spending time with family during vacation while continuing to exercise.

Excessive heat watch from National Weather Service for Puget Sound region

  • Aug 14, 2012 at 5:34PM

The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat watch today, Aug. 14, forecasting hot weather Thursday and Friday

Unhealthy levels of smog expected for parts of King and Pierce counties

  • Aug 15, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Aug 20, 2012 at 1:58PM

Smog pollution in King and Pierce counties could reach unhealthy levels this week as temperatures rise throughout the region, according to forecasters at the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

Council votes to shut down Buckley Jail by December

  • Aug 15, 2012 at 3:55PM

The city's dispatch center, also authorized for closure, will have until September 1, 2013 to suspend its services.

11 horse field will run in the Longacres Mile - Awesome Gem the favorite | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 15, 2012 at 4:20PM

West Point Thoroughbreds’ 9-year-old Awesome Gem seeks to become the oldest horse to win the Longacres Mile when Emerald Downs presents the 77th running of the Grade 3, $200,000 classic on Sunday, August 19.

Longacres Mile notes and records | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 16, 2012 at 4:02PM

The richest field in Longacres Mile history*an aggregate $5,641,505*blasts off Sunday in the 77th renewal of Emerald Downs’ premier event. Post time has been moved up slightly to 5:32 pm.

90 degree temperatures forecast for Friday and Saturday | Tips to keep cool

  • Aug 16, 2012 at 4:35PM

Hot weather is forecast to continue through Friday according to The National Weather Service.

Ideological lenses obscure rationality | Rich Elfers' Politics in Focus

  • Aug 17, 2012 at 6:00AM updated Aug 22, 2012 at 2:05PM

Today the nation is divided politically into major camps based upon classes: Republicans and Democrats. The field of battle is the November presidential election. Each side frames its perceptions to convince voters their viewpoint is correct and the other is wrong.

The Gang and I takes the Thursday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 17, 2012 at 9:21AM

Trainer Jim Penney and jockey Juan Gutierrez began Longacres Mile week in style Thursday evening.

Driver ignores warning about suspended license | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Aug 17, 2012 at 3:34PM

All suspects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Awesome Gem and Gladding arrive at Emerald Downs | Longacres Mile

  • Aug 17, 2012 at 5:17PM

Last year's Longacres Mile champ Awesome Gem has arrived at Emerald Downs.

WTBOA Lad Stakes notes and records | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 18, 2012 at 7:02PM

Track & World Record: 1:13, Sabertooth (7), May 22, 2005

Mike Man's Gold wins Lads Stakes | Jockey talk

  • Aug 18, 2012 at 7:05PM

JOCKEY JAVIER MATIAS, MIKE MAN’S GOLD, WINNER: “He didn’t break that sharp today. I got worried when I saw (Finallygotabentley) break sharp because I knew he’d be the horse to beat.

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