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- Jun 20, 2012 at 12:41PM
Super-volunteer Steve Britton will reign as grand marshal Saturday morning when the Log Show parade makes its way along Buckley’s Main Street.
- Jun 21, 2012 at 3:25PM
East Pierce Fire and Rescue is presently responding to a drowning in the Allan Yorke Park section of Lake Tapps.
- Jun 21, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Jun 22, 2012 at 12:27PM
The teen was swimming with friends in the Allan Yorke section of Lake Tapps when he fell below water level. Witnesses on scene said he was underwater for 3-5 minutes before being pulled on shore.
- Jun 21, 2012 at 5:44PM
When the big money’s down, trainer Tom Wenzel is usually around. Already this season the 46-year-old Tacoma native has compiled a 2-2-0 record from five stakes starts, including victories by Makors Finale in the Auburn Handicap and Exclusive Diva in the Seattle Handicap.
- Jun 23, 2012 at 8:45AM
Malibu Rum made it three-for-three this season and six-for-10 lifetime with a come-from-behind four-length victory Friday in the $12,100 SMACNA Purse for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.
- Jun 23, 2012 at 8:49AM
* An ordinance authorizing an interlocal agreement with the city of Seattle to clarify the duties of local law enforcement agencies with respect to the streetcar operations and maintenance (Ordinance 2012-0189).
- Jun 23, 2012 at 9:18PM
Go With Gusto rallied past long shot Candy for Debbie and became the meet’s first four-time winner with a half-length victory Saturday in the $17,100 feature race at Emerald Downs.
- Jun 23, 2012 at 10:10PM
If you think that the primary election is coming earlier than normal, you’re right. Starting in 2012, our primary election is taking place on the first Tuesday in August – this year it’s Aug. 7. For the past few years, it had been held on the third Tuesday in August.
- Jun 23, 2012 at 10:14PM
The majority of children who are removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect and placed into foster care are able to return safely to their families. King County Family Reunification Day, will be held June 29 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at Seattle’s Pacific Science Center (with reception to follow), celebrates the efforts made by families to safely bring children back home after they have been in foster care.
- Jun 23, 2012 at 10:24PM
There were 476 fireworks-related injuries and fires reported to the State Fire Marshal’s Office in 2011 by fire departments and hospitals. Of the 476 reports received, there were 264 fires and 212 injuries.
- Jun 23, 2012 at 10:36PM
193 children's lives saved over the last decade, thanks to prevention policies, law enforcement, education.
- Jun 24, 2012 at 6:23PM
Track Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), Aug. 24, 2003 Stakes Record: 1:36-1/5, Ladyledue, June 14, 2009
- Jun 24, 2012 at 6:25PM
Track Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), Aug. 24, 2003 Stakes Record: 1:34-1/5, Koala Beach, June 27, 2010
- Jun 24, 2012 at 6:31PM
Recovery efforts for Mount Rainier National Park Climbing Ranger Nick Hall continue today, Sunday.
- Jun 24, 2012 at 6:38PM
I got the stomach flu last week. I got it from my oldest daughter who brought it home from school the weekend before finals. I usually don’t get the illnesses my children bring home, but sometimes, as the caregiver, these things can’t be avoided. I even had a low grade fever; I can’t remember the last time I had a fever.
- Jun 24, 2012 at 7:02PM
Student secured car, served as lookout in firebomb conspiracy
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Jun 24, 2012 at 7:59PM
The Buckley Youth Activity Center will once again be offering a Kids Summer Lunch Program.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.