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King County, cities urge quick, equitable resolution in strike by Local 117 against Waste Management
- Jul 26, 2012 at 6:18PM
King County and the cities of Seattle, Redmond, Renton and Kirkland today urged a quick settlement to a strike against Waste Management by drivers represented by Teamsters Local 117 that collect recyclables and food and yard waste.
- Jul 26, 2012 at 6:37PM
North America’s richest active money-earner is headed back to Emerald Downs as trainer Craig Dollase said Awesome Gem is a go for the $200,000 Longacres Mile on Sunday, Aug. 19.
- Jul 26, 2012 at 6:42PM
Jockey Paul Frey and trainer Wayne Branch head up a stellar field of 2012 Washington Racing Hall of Fame inductees, Emerald Downs announced Thursday.
- Jul 26, 2012 at 10:26PM
National took command into the stretch and edged away from Wasserman for a 1-½-length victory Thursday in the $12,700 Ashbaugh Beal Claiming Challenge Qualifying Event at Emerald Downs.
- Jul 27, 2012 at 2:00PM
Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Department July 17-23
- Jul 27, 2012 at 10:38PM
The WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates have been posted for next week. You will find all of our construction and maintenance projects arranged on several different pages.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Jul 30, 2012 at 11:55AM
I spotted a 1966 Chrysler Newport in Enumclaw the other day. Suddenly I was back in the mid-1960s walking around town daydreaming.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 6:34PM
Track Record: tie-1:07 Atta Boy Roy (4), September 13, 2009
- Jul 29, 2012 at 6:36PM
Joe Withee (EmD1): Music of My Soul, Mike Man’s Gold, Scat Daddybaby
- Jul 29, 2012 at 6:48PM
Jebrica and jockey Juan Gutierrez rolled to a powerful 2-¾ length victory Saturday in the $21,000 allowance feature for older horses at Emerald Downs.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 6:56PM
JOCKEY JAVIER MATIAS, MIKE MAN’S GOLD, WINNER: “In the gate, he surprised me a little bit. Last time he broke last, but this time he broke really sharp.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 7:13PM
A record drought is destroying America’s harvest this year. Over 50 percent of farmland is now in moderate to severe drought condition, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor (http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/). In some states it’s well over 60 percent and rising.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 7:14PM
I went grocery shopping last week at Costco. They had an instant rebate on chocolate chip cookies with an unlimited number you could buy. My family loves Costco chocolate chip cookies and as I stood in front of the cookies and contemplated how many I should pick up, the mother in me won out; I only got one package.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 7:26PM
An ordinance authorizing the Executive to sign project service agreements between the County and the State Department of Transportation pursuant to which the state will pay for the County to provide design review and project support for SR-520, Medina to SR-202 Transit and HOV Project Station design (Substitute Ordinance 2012-0243.2).
- Jul 29, 2012 at 7:29PM
Monday, July 30 is a key registration deadline for the August Primary Election. King County residents not currently registered to vote in Washington can register in person at the King County Elections office or the Voter Registration Annex through 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 30.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 7:33PM
Some activists believe there is no such thing as a good dam, that we should destroy all dams to restore fish runs, no questions asked.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 7:35PM
Property tax revenue increased 1.6 percent to $9.3 billion in 2012, with $37 million of the $143 million increase over 2011 stemming from new construction added to the tax rolls, the Washington State Department of Revenue reported today.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 7:37PM
Sparkling clear water in pools, lakes, and rivers beckon us to cool off on warm summer days. Often, that inviting water is cold, deep, moving fast, and can weaken and drown even the strongest swimmer.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 7:41PM
Starting Aug. 1, most motorcycle riders seeking an endorsement to legally ride in Washington state will begin taking motorcycle knowledge and skills tests at approved motorcycle training schools across the state.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 7:42PM
The popularity of farmers markets continues to increase across the Evergreen State. Last year, shoppers made nearly 1.8 million trips, many of them repeat visits, to experience Washington’s 160 farmers markets to buy nutritious foods, including fresh, locally grown produce, meats, cheeses and specialty food products.
- Jul 29, 2012 at 7:56PM
Twice now Mike Man’s Gold has been ignored at the windows, and twice the colt has emerged with victories.
- Jul 30, 2012 at 4:00PM updated at 6:21PM
The anticipation of this years’ Olympic Opening Ceremony brought back a flood of emotion for my family, coach and me. We watched in awe as the celebration began and remembered with great fondness our experience just four years ago.
- Jul 30, 2012 at 5:41PM
The Washington Attorney General’s Office informed Secretary of State Sam Reed on Monday that two tax measures approved by the 2012 Legislature must go to the November ballot for a public advisory vote. It’s the first time for a voter-mandated plebiscite for taxes passed in Olympia
- Jul 30, 2012 at 6:32PM
Adopted ordinance includes enhanced financial security and increased transparency.
- Jul 31, 2012 at 2:02PM
Washington State Patrol’s Impaired Driving Section and the Mercer Island Police Department are making preparations for boater and spectator safety during this year’s Seafair celebration.