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- Aug 1, 2012 at 6:02PM
At its August meeting the Pierce County Library System’s Board of Trustees will discuss a national budget award, plans for the 2013 budget, Skype at Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library, and other issues.
Waste Management reaches tentative agreement with Teamsters Local 117, garbage drivers to resume regular collection routes today in Maple Valley
- Aug 2, 2012 at 9:03AM
Waste Management and Teamsters Local 117 have reached a tentative agreement on a new 6-year contract. Teamster leadership and the bargaining committee will fully recommend that members approve the new contract at the ratification vote scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday at the Union Hall in Tukwila.
- Aug 2, 2012 at 12:18PM
Do you know the type of city government you have in your city? Is it council-manager, or mayor-council? Never heard of these differences? These governmental forms are important because each operates differently.
- Aug 2, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 6:17PM
Keith Nations is based at Golden Gate Fields, but the 51-year-old trainer has ties to Seattle and Emerald Downs and knows all about the Longacres Mile.
- Aug 2, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 6:16PM
The Public Disclosure Commission has brought back the PACronym Index – a directory of registered political committees with their addresses, telephone numbers and committee-designated acronyms.
- Aug 3, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Aug 4, 2012 at 1:44AM
There's no denying the long-standing love affair between the common man and manipulators, from Machiavelli's prince to Old West bandits to the numerous actors sweeping the Emmy season with antihero characters. But are most people built to be manipulative? And is it key to success?
- Aug 3, 2012 at 5:06PM
Trees often do have significant value. A large tree in a nice landscape may be worth thousands of dollars.
King County Superior Court Judge Oishi hears land-use appeal case of Black Diamond YarrowBay master planned developments
- Aug 3, 2012 at 8:44PM
King County Superior Court 3B was packed Friday morning as the LUPA or land use petition act appeal of the Black Diamond YarrowBay master plan developments was argued before Judge Patrick Oishi.
- Aug 3, 2012 at 8:57PM
It’s hard enough for employers to cope with hundreds of new regulations passed each year, added to the tens of thousands of regulations already on the books.
- Aug 4, 2012 at 10:16AM
Strategic Patience wore down heavily favored Champali Lace in the final strides for a neck victory Friday in the $11,650 feature race for fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.
King County EMS Advisory Task Force recommendations seek to keep costs down and maintain acclaimed regional service
- Aug 4, 2012 at 10:44AM
Following an eight month collaborative process with regional stakeholders, the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Advisory Task Force adopted recommendations for a prospective renewal of the Medic One/EMS levy aimed at maintaining the integrity of our world class system.
- Aug 4, 2012 at 10:46AM
Work to curb erosion from the Cedar River that threatens a state highway and major fiber optics cable requires a month-long closure of a portion of King County’s Cedar River Trail in Maple Valley.
- Aug 4, 2012 at 10:51AM
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced this weekend is going to be very hot and dry in Washington State.
- Aug 4, 2012 at 10:57AM
Hot weather expected throughout Washington this weekend could increase levels of ozone, the major ingredient of smog.
- Aug 4, 2012 at 11:00AM
A new online service makes it easy for King County families to find a park where they can play without concern about pesticides.
- Aug 4, 2012 at 11:03AM
King County residents can shop at 41 markets, many with debit and EBT cards.
- Aug 4, 2012 at 6:10PM
As they enter retirement age, baby boomers are once again at the center of the attention of marketers and industry. I speak from experience.
- Aug 4, 2012 at 6:20PM
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Washington State Parks Foundation invite the public to attend ShellFest 2012 at Saltwater State Park near Seattle.
- Aug 4, 2012 at 6:45PM
The forecast for Sunday from the National Weather Service is for 94. The afternoon calls for a 5 mph breeze.
- Aug 4, 2012 at 6:48PM
Now’s the time to make sure children are protected from diseases before they start school. All vaccines required to enroll in school are available to children at no cost.
- Aug 4, 2012 at 9:11PM
The classy Sis’s Sis held off Cielator and scored a half-length victory Saturday in the $17,950 Cascade Coffee Purse for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.
- Aug 5, 2012 at 5:48PM
Director of Racing Bret Anderson has released a star-studded list of 26* nominations for the 77th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) on Sunday, August 19.
- Aug 5, 2012 at 5:52PM
Lucarelli tops in nominations: Frank Lucarelli 4, Tim McCanna 3, Michael Puhich 3, Carla Gaines 2, Chris Stenslie 2, Blaine Wright 2, Diane Alvarado 1, Bob Baffert 1, Howard Belvoir 1, Robertino Diodoro 1, Craig Dollase 1, Robert Gilker, 1; Keith Nations 1, Jim Penney 1, Kerri Raven 1, John W. Sadler 1.
- Aug 5, 2012 at 6:00PM
Track Record: tie-1:07 Atta Boy Roy (4), September 13, 2009; Noosa Beach (4), May 16, 2010
Update | Young man transported to hospital after water rescue on Lake Tapps | East Pierce Fire and Rescue
- Aug 5, 2012 at 6:00PM updated at 8:53PM
Dive teams from East Pierce Fire and Rescue, Pierce County Sheriff’s Department and Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to a report of a water rescue on the north end of Lake Tapps at Pierce County Park, just before 5:30 p.m. Sunday.