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Dog in Bed - Poem by Joyce Sidman | Ted Kooser

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 9:30AM

Poor Richard’s Almanac said, “He that lieth down with dogs shall rise up with fleas,” but that hasn’t kept some of us from sleeping with our dogs. Here’s a poem about the pleasure of that, by Joyce Sidman, who lives and sleeps in Montana. Her book, Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night, won a 2011 Newbery Honor Award.

Reloading scams target previous victims and senior citizens | Better Business Bureau

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 10:31AM

Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is advising consumers—and especially seniors—to get educated about “reloading” scams to avoid ending up on the “sucker list.”

Washington Supreme Court rules insurers liable for agent’s actions

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 11:18AM

Title insurance practices have long been a concern to Kreidler, whose office in 2005 scrutinized 18 months of employee expense reports and ledgers for the largest title companies in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. The examination found many cases in which the companies were providing gifts, golf tournament sponsorships, parties, ski trips, sports tickets, meals and other inducements to get business.

King of the Plateau football jamboree at Pete's Pool field | Slideshow

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 12:26PM

Enumclaw and Sumner high school football programs participated in the the Hornets King of the Plateau football jamboree July 23 through July 25 at Pete's Pool.

Continental Coal Company mine in Ravensdale | Historical

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 4:40PM

This photograph was taken in 1920 at the Continental Coal Company mine in Ravensdale. Fred Habenicht is shown supervising the offloading of a new General Electric motor used for pulling mine cars from the tunnel to the coal bunker in the background.

Star, meteor party and natural lightscapes program at Paradise | Mount Rainier National Park

  • Aug 3, 2013 at 1:18PM

Families and individuals of all ages are invited to the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park for a special program on Saturday Aug.10.

Tom Timlick winner Saturday in Emerald Qualifying Tournament

  • Aug 4, 2013 at 10:24AM

After the original first-place finisher was disqualified, runner-up Tom Timlick was declared the official winner Saturday in The Emerald Qualifying Tournament.

Rock blasting on Snoqualmie Pass

  • Aug 4, 2013 at 10:54AM

Drivers need to be prepared for nightly closures on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass next week for rock blasting starting at 7 p.m. Closures may exceed two hours on Aug. 5 , 6 and 8. The Aug. 7 closure is planned for one hour.

Saddleranch wins Saturday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 4, 2013 at 10:35AM

Saddleranch held off Assessment in a driving finish and scored a half-length victory Saturday in the $21,000 Carl’s Jr. Purse for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.

Noose Beach brother, Noosito, makes strong debut | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 4, 2013 at 10:37AM

Move over Noosa Beach and Music of My Soul, there’s a new kid on the block.

An Exhortation by Percy Bysshe Shelley |

  • Aug 4, 2013 at 10:42AM

Chameleons feed on light and air: Poets' food is love and fame: If in this wide world of care Poets could but find the same

$200,000 Longacres Mile draws 28 nominations | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 11:21AM

Director of Racing Bret Anderson has released a star-studded list of 28 nominations for the 78th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) on Sunday, Aug. 18.

Plateau baseball club wins three at American Legion Tournament

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 11:03AM

In early June, there were 56 American Legion baseball teams scattered around Washington, all hoping to advance to the state championships in Walla Walla. By late July, only a handful had seen their dreams come true.

Dave Gordon jumps to early lead in Black Diamond primary

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 8:00PM updated Aug 7, 2013 at 8:46AM

Dave Gordon took 66 percent, 567 votes, in the early primary returns in the Black Diamond mayor's race Tuesday evening according to the King County Elections website.

Rock out for a good cause at Rock the Green | Middle Green River Coalition

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 9:05AM

The Middle Green River Coalition presents the Rock the Green 5K/10K Trail Run and Festival Saturday, Aug. 10, at Green River Community College. Proceeds benefit the Green-Duwmaish Watershed and Middle Green River Coalition’s efforts to protect the Middle Green River area.

$65,000 Emerald Distaff brings 18 nominees | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 10:50AM

Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer has nominated a trio of 5-year-old mares to the $65,000 Emerald Distaff on Sunday, August 18.

Reagan Dunn leads primary race for King County Council District No. 9 seat

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 12:53PM

Dunn, who lives just outside Maple Valley, took the lead with 55 percent of the vote in early returns.

Better Business Bureau investigation of airline voucher awards

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 9:11AM

Thousands of Washingtonians have qualified for two round trip airline tickets valued at more than $1,100, according to hand-addressed letters from a company claiming to be “American.” This too-good-to-be-true offer has prompted a Better Business Bureau investigation.

Stopshoppingdebbie looks for winner's circle in Washington Oaks | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 5:23PM

Many of the greatest fillies in Northwest racing history have captured the prestigious Washington Oaks, which marks its 34th renewal Saturday when undefeated Stopshoppingdebbie heads a field of five sophomore fillies racing 1 1/8 miles at Emerald Downs.

Wild Rose by Bryher |

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 9:37AM

"Wild Rose" originally appeared as part of a series of poems called Hellenics, in which Bryher touched on Greek mythological subjects ranging from Aphrodite, the goddess of love, to Eos, the goddess of dawn.

Stopshoppingdebbie wins Washington Oaks | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 9:40AM

Using a different tactic than in her previous wins, Stopshoppingdebbie swept past stable mates Blueberry Smoothie and Goin to the Window and rolled to a three-length victory Saturday in the $65,000 Washington Oaks at Emerald Downs

Elders by Louise Bogan |

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 11:00AM

At night the moon shakes the bright dice of the water; And the elders, their flower light as broken snow upon the bush, Repeat the circle of the moon.

Former Social Security employee sentenced to prison for child pornography

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 10:50AM

A former employee of the Social Security Office of Disability Adjudication and Review was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to five years in prison for receipt of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

Preliminary impaired boating emphasis patrol statistics from Seafair weekend | Washingnton State Patrol

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 10:28AM

The annual Impaired Boating Emphasis Patrol continued to be successful and productive.

State sending millions to cities, counties to fight stormwater | Washington Department of Ecology

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 10:18AM

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is sending millions of dollars across the state to help cities and counties curb the chief threat to urban waters – polluted stormwater runoff.

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