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- Jul 7, 2012 at 7:25PM
The Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark today proposed a “forest health hazard warning” under Washington State law in order to get a jump on deteriorating forest conditions.
- Jul 7, 2012 at 7:29PM
Lots of contemporary poems are merely little personal anecdotes set into lines, but I prefer my anecdotes to have an overlay of magic. Here’s just such a poem by Shawn Pittard, who lives in California.
- Jul 7, 2012 at 7:32PM
King County Executive Dow Constantine today applauded the United States Supreme Court for upholding the Affordable Care Act.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 3:00PM
Trainer Tom Wenzel and his red-hot 3-year-olds seek to extend winning streaks in a stakes double-header Sunday, July 15.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 3:02PM
Track & State Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), Aug. 24, 2003
- Jul 8, 2012 at 3:05PM
Many people are planning their family vacation. For most, that means a long car ride.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 3:24PM
Rocky’s Quest took the early lead and kept right on going Saturday at Emerald Downs.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 5:57PM
Fire risk rises significantly as cold-wet spring turns to hot summer.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 4:29PM
Kentucky Derby winning jockey Mario Gutierrez returns to Emerald Downs for the $50,000 Kent Handicap on Sunday, July 15.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 5:49PM
This weekend my family and I went to one of the many rod runs we attend every year. A rod run is an event involving modified vintage cars called street rods. Some last a weekend or more, some only a day. This one was in Port Angeles sponsored by the street rod club Old Timers Northwest.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 6:01PM
For years, some of America's most prominent wine critics have bashed the grape. In Slate Magazine, Sauvignon Blanc was once described as "maddeningly dull."
- Jul 8, 2012 at 6:49PM
The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) today announced funding awards to over 220 cities and counties, aimed at creating or saving approximately 800 law enforcement positions.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 6:51PM
Memorial Day to Labor Day marks the summer vacation season, but it’s also a high risk time for teen drivers. Graduating high school means independence and the beginning of many important choices in a teen’s life. It’s a milestone that’s life-changing for them.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 6:55PM
I have irises that have been handed down through my family over the generations, being dug up again and again, moved to another house, another garden. Here’s a poem about that sort of inheritance, by Debra Wierenga, who lives in Michigan.
- Jul 8, 2012 at 7:57PM
Class Included tries hard, fires every time and is conditioned by Washington Hall of Fame trainer Jim Penney.
- Jul 9, 2012 at 8:01AM
Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle area have fallen 5.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.58/g yesterday.
- Jul 9, 2012 at 9:08AM
Six people were rafting on the river north of Orting when their raft overturned. Four got out on their own, one was found later in the evening and treated for injuries.
- Jul 9, 2012 at 2:34PM
Flows over the next few days will move from about 3,000 cubic feet per second to 350 cfs by July 16. Flows will be increased when the work is complete – likely on or before July 19.
Rafter rescued after raft flips on Green River | Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report
- Jul 10, 2012 at 12:00PM
Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report July 3-9
- Jul 11, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Jul 12, 2012 at 8:56AM
For a city that claims to be open and transparent, the team fell far short — at least from this grouchy editor’s point of view.
- Jul 11, 2012 at 12:49PM
This has been grouchy week. I spent far too much time arguing with the city of Maple Valley because the staff refused to let one of my reporters into a hearing examiner proceeding that was supposed to be open to the public.
- Jul 11, 2012 at 12:55PM
Buckley’s Jessica Birklid was among the honored students when Western Washington University named its Outstanding Graduates for the 2011-12 academic year during spring commencement on June 9.
- Jul 11, 2012 at 1:09PM
All persons in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
- Jul 12, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 5:02PM
White River School District's superintendent-elect Janel Keating has officially taken over the position as of July 1.
- Jul 12, 2012 at 4:32PM
When Mario Gutierrez arrives at Emerald Downs on Sunday, the 25-year-old jockey will partake in a slew of activities.