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- Aug 8, 2012 at 3:47PM
In what appeared to be a one-horse show in both sophomore divisions has suddenly become a wide-open affair as 3-year-olds compete for divisional honors in a stakes doubleheader Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12 at Emerald Downs.
- Aug 10, 2012 at 2:00PM
Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Department Report July 31 - Aug. 6
- Aug 9, 2012 at 5:53PM
Trainer John Sadler confirmed Thursday Gladding would make his next start at Emerald Downs in the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) Sunday, August 19.
- Aug 9, 2012 at 6:20PM
According to Denise Mitchell, wife and agent of Gallyn Mitchell, the track’s all-time leading rider underwent successful surgery Wednesday to repair a fractured right hand and is resting comfortably at home.
- Aug 10, 2012 at 8:52AM
Jockey Leslie Mawing rode the 2,000th winner of his career Thursday evening at Emerald Downs.
Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Department to participate in training exercise Aug. 29
- Aug 11, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 7:03PM
The Mountain View/Black Diamond Fire and Rescue will be participating in a regional exercise simulating the Howard Hanson Dam/Green River Flooding Scenario on Wednesday Aug. 29.
- Aug 10, 2012 at 5:08PM
Californians need to brace themselves for gas price increases and motorists in Oregon and Washington should be on alert for gasoline prices that may push many California retail markets closer to $4 per gallon in weeks ahead.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 9:55AM
Wasserman finally is going to miss The Longacres Mile, but the old boy still has plenty left in the tank.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 5:43PM
Track Record: 1:45-2/5, Flying Notes (3), Sept. 2, 2002 Stakes Record: 1:47-1/5, Flirtacious Girl, 1999
- Aug 11, 2012 at 6:32PM
Sometimes, when we are children, someone or something suddenly throws open a window and the world of adults pours in. And we never quite get over it. Here’s a poem about an experience like that by Judith Slater, who lives in New York.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 6:42PM
Washington State PTA will oppose I-1240, the initiative that would authorize charter public schools in Washington. Nationally, PTA has conditional support for these independent schools, and the state association has twice backed the concept in the past year. But ultimately the board decided this initiative didn’t meet its criteria for local oversight.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 6:52PM
Emerald Downs Director of Racing Bret Anderson has released a list of 24 handicap weights for the 77th renewal of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) on Sunday, August 19.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 6:59PM
President Obama’s national health care law, the Affordable Care Act, will extend health care coverage to tens of millions of uninsured Americans.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 7:13PM
A new statewide tracking system that monitors over-the-counter ingredients used to make methamphetamine blocked more than 13,300 sales in the last nine months.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 7:16PM
Summer vacation is coming to an end, and The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids is here to help kids everywhere jump back into classes.
- Aug 11, 2012 at 8:34PM
Proving her stakes win last month was no fluke, Champagneandcaviar caught Exclusive Diva in the final strides for a head victory Saturday in the $65,000 Washington Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at Emerald Downs.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 5:25PM
Track Record & Stakes Record: 1:45 2/5, Flying Notes (3), Sept. 2, 2002
- Aug 12, 2012 at 7:41PM
JOCKEY ROCCO BOWEN, MAKORS FINALE, WINNER: “When I was a bug boy at Hastings I won a $100,000 stakes up there, but I still think this is the best race of my career.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 7:47PM
Federal grants already secured to fund 80 percent of cost of two new boats for West Seattle Water Taxi that could be operational by 2014.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 7:52PM
Defendant sold stolen credit card numbers to others who committed bank fraud.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 7:56PM
Payment of nearly $1 Million in restitution turned over at sentencing.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 7:59PM
Wildlife park honors seniors with a special deal during a peaceful, colorful time of year.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:02PM
Those who live in South King County don’t have to travel the interstates to enjoy a summer stroll through gardens brimming over with the blooms and greenery of summer, hikes through the forest, or a bike ride on part of the county trail system. All can be found Lake Wilderness Arboretum (LWA), located just east of Witte Road in the city of Maple Valley.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:06PM
Saturday Aug. 18, Mount Rainier National Park will present Shadows of the Past, a “living history” program. Volunteers and staff in costumes will portray important individuals from the park’s past.
- Aug 12, 2012 at 8:10PM
Whether you're a veteran oenophile or a budding wine enthusiast, you've probably fallen into a wine rut at one point or another.