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Class Included ready for speed in $50,000 Boeing Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 6, 2012 at 7:11PM

Class Included doesn’t need an abundant of speed in front of her to win stakes races at Emerald Downs. But with tactical speed and sharp late kick, it wouldn’t hurt either.

Rezar wins Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 9:24AM

Rezar overcame traffic problems and scored a major upset Friday in the $12,700 feature race for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.

The coming week at the King County Counci

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 6:20PM

A motion making an appointment to fill the vacancy in the 5th legislative district of the Washington state Senate (Motion 2012-0223).

Weekly update of construction closures in King County

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 6:25PM

Use the list or specified areas below to help plan your commute around construction and maintenance activities in King County. The information updates frequently, so please check back often.

Video Voters’ Guide and voter registration deadlines for the 2012 Primary Election | Office of Secretary of State

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 6:30PM

We just did this blog post about the upcoming voter registration deadlines for the 2012 Primary Election, which ends Aug. 7. The blog post also provides links to the Video Voters’ Guide produced by our office and TVW, and our office’s Primary Voters’ Guide.

I-1240, charter schools and I-1185, tax and fees vote requirement expected to make November ballot

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 6:35PM

Backers of two citizen initiatives have submitted signatures far in excess of the 241,000 bare minimum, and appear to be in good position to make the November statewide ballot.

King County executive appoints criminal defense lawyer to head Office of Public Defense

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 6:38PM

David K. Chapman brings 30 years criminal justice experience to new position as public defense director; County Council must confirm.

Mosquitoes in Franklin Coounty positive for West Nile virus, first in state this year

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 6:40PM

Prevent West Nile virus infection with simple precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

Health care reform still a work in progress | Don Brunell

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 6:45PM

The 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the federal health care law doesn’t close the book on health reform. The court ruled that the individual mandate requiring everyone to purchase health insurance is constitutional because the fines for not purchasing insurance are taxes, not penalties.

Ecology seeks comment on proposed rule for Mercury-Containing Lights Product Stewardship Program

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 6:49PM

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) proposes adopting a rule that is necessary to carry out the law creating the state's Mercury-Containing Lights Product Stewardship Program. Ecology invites the public to comment on the proposed rule.

Tacoma man faces charges after claiming $20,000 for fake dead cat

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 6:51PM

A Tacoma man is facing attempted theft and insurance fraud charges after filing a $20,000 claim for a fictitious dead cat, using pet photos he lifted off the internet.

Fireworks sales and use ends | State Fire Marshal

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 6:54PM

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that the sale and use period for consumer fireworks concludes today, Tuesday, July 5, 2012 at 11:00 pm. The next legal period for sales and use will not occur until December.

Quartermaster Harbor closed for all species of shellfish harvesting

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 7:13PM

Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) levels pose health risk

Commissioner of Public Lands announces forest health hazard warning

  • 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.

The Silver Fish | Poem by Shawn Pittard

  • 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.

King County Executive applauds the United States Supreme Court decision

  • Jul 7, 2012 at 7:32PM

King County Executive Dow Constantine today applauded the United States Supreme Court for upholding the Affordable Care Act.

Makors Finale and Exclusive Diva looking for stakes win | Emerald Downs

  • 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.

Boeing Handicap notes | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 8, 2012 at 3:02PM

Track & State Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), Aug. 24, 2003

Preparing your car for vacation | Cars4Charities

  • Jul 8, 2012 at 3:05PM

Many people are planning their family vacation. For most, that means a long car ride.

Rocky’s Quest finds the winner's circle in Saturday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 8, 2012 at 3:24PM

Rocky’s Quest took the early lead and kept right on going Saturday at Emerald Downs.

Fire season has started in state | Washington State Department of Natural Resources

  • Jul 8, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 5:57PM

Fire risk rises significantly as cold-wet spring turns to hot summer.

Kentucky Derby winning jockey Mario Gutierrez returns to Emerald Downs for Kent Handicap

  • 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.

So who’s the fun one now? | Living with Gleigh

  • 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.

Standing up for sauvignon blanc | David White

  • 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."

U.S. Department of Justice announces COPS hiring program

  • 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.

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