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How wine criticism is changing | David White

  • Mar 10, 2013 at 5:55PM

Twice in the past three months, the wine world has been rocked by news from Robert Parker, the world's most famous wine critic.

SATURDAY: Rough-ride for foster care funding, from Sumner to Spanaway

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 2:01PM

If you're the type of weekend warrior who likes to cruise the highways on the back of your iron horse, motorcycle rights group ABATE of Washington is hosting a Saturday ride from Sumner to Spanaway to raise money for foster care services in Tacoma.

Washington Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Association news and notes

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 8:56PM

On Feb. 23, 2011 sale graduate Little Jack, who races for Lester Ellenz and is trained by Tim McCanna, took a mile starter allowance at Golden Gate by 3 1/ 4 lengths and the $16,000 yearling, who has never run further back than third in seven starts, has earned $46,808.

King County executive mourns passing of Governor Booth Gardner

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 8:47PM

“Washington state has lost a great leader, and its people have lost a great friend with the passing of Governor Booth Gardner.

Fewer teens use tobacco and alcohol; many need support for depressive feelings | Washington state Liquor Control Board

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 9:46PM

Fewer students are smoking cigarettes or drinking alcohol, according to a recent survey of kids in our state. At the same time, a large number of students seriously considered suicide in the past year.

Extra DUI patrols out for St. Patrick’s Day weekend in King County

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 9:19PM

Extra law enforcement will be on the roads looking for impaired drivers in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties over St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

SWAT team responded to incident in Ravensdale on Sunday

  • Mar 17, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Mar 18, 2013 at 4:27PM

The King County Sheriff's Office SWAT team responded to a call from the parents of a 27 year old man at 25800 Landsberg Road SE early in the morning on March 17.

National Weather Service forecasting strong winds and heavy rain

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 1:18PM

The National Weather Service forecasting rain with wind gust to 28 mph for Plateau.

White River FFA annual fundraiser set for April 12

  • Mar 20, 2013 at 12:56PM

Members of the White River High FFA chapter will host their eighth annual spaghetti feed April 12. The event runs from 6 to 8 p.m. in the high school commons.

Born to be a jockey | Horse Racing

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 3:55PM

Mallory Strandberg was born to be a jockey. In fact, she jokes that her first ride occurred while still inside her mother Glenda’s tummy. That was some two decades ago on the family’s cattle ranch in tiny Danville, Washington, an unincorporated community of 34 people in the northeast tip of the state.

Greater Auburn Area Career Conference set for Wednesday

  • Mar 23, 2013 at 1:43PM

The Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a career conference for high school juniors and seniors in the Auburn, Kent and Enumclaw school districts. The conference runs from 8 a.m. to noon at Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald Downs Drive, Auburn.

Sit in the chair and let’s graduate | Living with Gleigh

  • Mar 24, 2013 at 11:39AM

“Sit in the chair, don’t stand; sit in the chair, don’t stand.” I so miss the days when my children were small and that mantra was the most complicated thing I needed to relay to them: “Don’t stand on chairs.”

National Park Service report shows more than one million visitors to Mount Rainier National Park

  • Mar 24, 2013 at 12:55PM

A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that just over one million visitors to Mount Rainier National Park spent $33M in communities surrounding the park.

Repeat offender sentenced to 12 years for counterfeiting | U.S. District Court

  • Mar 24, 2013 at 1:00PM

A Colorado repeat offender was sentenced to 12 years in prison today in U.S. District Court in Seattle for possession of a stolen gun, counterfeiting and using counterfeit money and interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

White River falls 3-2 to Franklin Pierce | MONDAY TENNIS

  • Mar 26, 2013 at 9:52AM

No. 1 singles: Mattie Wilsie (FP) def. Taylor Wombacher (WR) 6-1, 6-4. No. 2 singles: Sonya Pao (FP) def. Mackenzie Reed (WR) 6-2, 6-0. No. 1 doubles: Karli Floyd and Kristi Floyd (FP) def. Audrey Fravel and Alexis Custer (WR) 7-5, 4-6, 6-2. No. 2 doubles: Amy Carlson and Channie Phillips (WR) def. Hara Chin and Aly Fintak (FP) 6-3, 6-4. No. 3 doubles: Regan Speyer and Laura Miculinich (WR) vs. Hannah Wright-Osborn and Meraisa Larsen (FP) 6-0, 6-2.

White River defeats Franklin Pierce 8-2 | MONDAY BASEBALL

  • Mar 26, 2013 at 10:46AM

White River 8, Franklin Pierce 2 March 25 at Franklin Pierce Winning pitcher: Cole Johnson (7 innings, 2 hits, 9 strikeouts, 1 walk). White River highlights: Tanner Williams 2-2, 2 walks, 3 RBI, 2 runs, 2 stolen bases; Zach Rohrbach 2 RBI; Matt Salsbury 2-2, 2 runs, 1 RBI.

White River boys, girls sweep at Franklin Pierce | THURSDAY TRACK AND FIELD

  • Mar 29, 2013 at 9:26AM

BOYS TRACK White River 83, Franklin Pierce 60 March 28 at Franklin Pierce White River winners: Nick Wells 100 meters, 200 meters; Chris Fisher, 800 meters, 1,600 meters; Devin Liebel, 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, high jump; 4x400 relay (Liebel, Fisher, Hunter Hendricks, Wells); Scott Anderson, shot put, discus, javelin. GIRLS TRACK Franklin Pierce 87, White River 63 March 28 at Franklin Pierce White River winners: Johnna Coughlin, 200 meters; Maddie Moser, 800 meters, 1,600 meters; Jade Crawford, 100-meter hurdles, high jump; 4x100 relay (Coughlin, Crawford, Cassidy Kunst, Bailey Mills); 4x200 relay (Kunst, Coughlin, Brenna Liebel, Mills); 4x400 relay (Liebel, Maddi Stinson, Moser, Brianne Wiens); Rebecca Kunselman, triple jump.

Poem by John Gray | Poets.org

  • Mar 30, 2013 at 1:26PM

Geranium, houseleek, laid in oblong beds On the trim grass. The daisies' leprous stain Is fresh. Each night the daisies burst again, Though every day the gardener crops their heads.

Living Tree | Poem by Robert Morgan

  • Mar 30, 2013 at 6:59PM

Robert Morgan, who lives in Ithaca, New York, has long been one of my favorite American poets. He’s also a fine novelist and, recently, the biographer of Daniel Boone. His poems are often about customs and folklore, and this one is a good example.

Black Diamond Gun Club Easter Egg Hunt | Slideshow

  • Mar 30, 2013 at 7:09PM

The Black Diamond Gun Club sponsored it annual Easter Egg Hunt Friday with a large gathering of children chasing down the goodies.

Color eggs and they will come | Living with Gleigh

  • Mar 31, 2013 at 9:08AM

My first daughter is a spring baby, so the year she turned one, my husband and I decided to show her the fine art of egg dyeing. I think we both had fantasies of showing her the marvel of dipping eggs into dye, letting them sit and pulling them out all brightly colored.

Two men sentenced for gun and drug crimes | U.S. District Court

  • Mar 31, 2013 at 9:50AM

Two federal defendants prosecuted as part of “Operation Oliver’s Twist” were sentenced today to significant prison terms, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

Trainer Jeff Metz plans on running horses at Emerald Downs

  • Mar 31, 2013 at 9:24AM

A top Turf Paradise trainer was at Emerald Downs Thursday to tour the stable area and make plans to ship in a large stable of runners for the 75-day meeting that begins April 19.

Water clerk indicted for embezzling | U.S. District Court

  • Mar 31, 2013 at 9:54AM

The former Office Manager of the Lake Forest Park Water District is being arraigned today on an indictment charging fifteen counts of wire fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

The Mower Against Gardens by Andrew Marvell | Poets.org

  • Mar 31, 2013 at 9:13AM

Luxurious man, to bring his vice in use, Did after him the world seduce, And from the fields the flowers and plants allure, Where nature was most plain and pure.

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