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Anti-violence programs to increase at federal, state and local levels | Department of Justice

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 7:19PM

Law enforcement leaders at the federal, state and local levels announced the expansion of an anti-violence program designed to get armed criminals off the streets and improve community safety.

Intense DUI crackdown begins | Pierce and King County

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 7:22PM

Law enforcement will be highly visible beginning this weekend as they launch a nearly two-week statewide campaign to remove impaired drivers from the road. City, county and state police in King and Pierce counties will be targeting roads where motorists are most at risk for being hit by a drug- or alcohol-impaired driver.

Ecology seeks public comment on Better Brakes draft rules

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 7:45PM

The Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on proposed rules to carry out Washington's Better Brakes law. The law restricts use of heavy metals and asbestos and phases out the use of copper in vehicle brake pads and shoes.

Arena investor Chris Hansen presents to Council Budget Committee

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 7:54PM

Metropolitan King County Council’s Budget and Fiscal Management Committee featured presentation and discussion with Chris Hansen Monday and the expert review panel that is advising the committee.

Buckley Youth Activity Center open for Kids Summer Lunch Program

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 7:59PM

The Buckley Youth Activity Center will once again be offering a Kids Summer Lunch Program.

Trainer Tom Wenzel wins both stakes | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 8:36PM

Trainer Tom Wenzel has had some big days at Emerald Downs including a victory by The Great Face in the 2007 Longacres Mile.

Diabetes dramatically on the rise among teenagers | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Jun 24, 2012 at 8:58PM

Nearly a quarter of American children and adolescents is developing type 2 diabetes or has already the disease, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published in the journal Pediatrics. Diabetes and other metabolic conditions seem to spread more rapidly among the young and are harder to treat than in adults.

Gas prices fall 20.1 cents, still above national average | GasBuddy

  • Jun 25, 2012 at 8:23AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle-Puget Sound area have fallen 20.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.78/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 7.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.45/g, according to gasoline price website SeattleGasPrices.com.

Sparks fly during hearing for terminated lieutenant | Enumclaw Police

  • Jun 25, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Jun 30, 2012 at 2:45PM

The Enumclaw Municipal Court was the stage for dramatic and often tense exchanges during the appeal hearing concerning the termination of Eric Sortland, a lieutenant with the city’s police department.

Troopers arrest man before possible abduction or assault of Bonney Lake woman

  • Jun 25, 2012 at 6:30PM

On Friday afternoon, June 22, a 26 year-old Bonney Lake woman called 911 reporting she was being followed by a male in a black BMW on state Route 512 near the Puyallup Fair Grounds.

Results | 39th annual Buckley Amateur Log Show | Slideshow

  • Jun 27, 2012 at 3:03PM

The following results were announced following completion of the 39th annual Buckley Amateur Log Show.

Multigenerational travela growing trend

  • Jun 27, 2012 at 6:20PM

Family travel, also referred to as multigenerational travel, is a growing trend not likely to slow any time soon, with more and more people considering the benefits of traveling with extended family. If the idea of taking a trip with your family – children, parents, grandparents or more – appeals to you, here are some tips that will help ensure your vacation is one everyone in the family will enjoy.

Affordable Care Act upheld – Washington now ahead of most states | Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler

  • Jun 28, 2012 at 10:09AM

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler expressed great relief with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Affordable Care Act and said Washington state is now well ahead of most states in reforming its health care system.

Slideshow | Buckley Log Show | Dottie Bergstresser

  • Jun 28, 2012 at 10:58AM

The Buckley 39th Annual Log Show was Saturday and Sunday.

Student employment sinks to 20-year low | Don Brunell

  • Jun 28, 2012 at 11:23AM

We all know about the nation’s weak economy and tough job market, but the prolonged recession is hitting high school and college students as well.

Mountain View Fire and Rescue Report June 9-25

  • Jun 29, 2012 at 6:00AM

The Mountain View Fire and Rescue Report June 9-25

Religion informs our international politics whether you know it or not | Rich Elfers

  • Jun 29, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 3:52PM

What are two things your mother told you to never bring up as a discussion topic? Religion and politics, right? Well, these are the two topics I’m going to discuss in this column, so hang on to your hats! Our topic is Christian Zionism.

Italian Day comes to Emerald Downs | Horse Racing

  • Jun 29, 2012 at 5:14PM

Italian Day is coming to Emerald Downs as the track honors the country of Italy on Sunday, July 22, with a daylong celebration of food, festivities and fun.

Safe roads important to quality of life | Don Brunell

  • Jun 29, 2012 at 6:10PM

Any realtor will tell you people looking to buy a home want good schools and safe neighborhoods. They also look for decent roads for when they head to the mountains or the beach during holiday weekends, such as Memorial Day or July 4. They want to know that if they are in an accident, someone will respond quickly to help them.

Chiller Pansies | Poem by Debra Wierenga

  • Jun 29, 2012 at 6:16PM

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.

Run Leyton Run wins the Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 12:46PM

Run Leyton Run powered to the lead into the turn and drew off late for a 5-½-length victory in the $12,600 feature race for 3-year-olds Friday at Emerald Downs

400 attend memorial service for climbing ranger Nick Hall | Mount Rainier National Park

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:00PM

More than 400 attend memorial service for climbing ranger Nick Hall; recovery effort awaits improved conditions.

King County kicks off river safety campaign in advance of Fourth of July holiday

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:04PM

New signs, mailer part of King County effort to keep river users safe this summer

Cigarette tax due on cigarettes manufactured by commercial roll-your-own machines beginning July 1

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:07PM

Retailers operating machines that allow their customers to roll their own cigarettes must begin affixing cigarette tax stamps to those products beginning July 1.

Protect your pets over the Fourth of July holiday | Regional Animal Services of King County

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:22PM

The Fourth of July is coming up soon, and already the booms, bangs, and pops of fireworks can be heard across King County. Every year around Independence Day,

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