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Enumclaw trainer Frank Lucarelli's Ronda Rocks wins Friday Feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 1:15PM

Ronda Rocks rewarded her backers Friday with a 2 ½-length victory in the $9,975 Cascade Coffee Purse for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.

Poppies on the Wheat by Helen Hunt Jackson | Poets.Org

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 1:08PM

Along Ancona's hills the shimmering heat, A tropic tide of air with ebb and flow Bathes all the fields of wheat until they glow

Repairs underway on damaged 520 bridge anchor cable | Washington State Department of Transportation

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 6:02PM

Repairs to a damaged anchor cable on the State Route 520 floating bridge in Seattle are underway. Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews and the contractor for the new floating bridge, Kiewit/General/Manson (KGM) A Joint Venture, are working together to install a new anchor cable as soon as possible.

In the Planetarium - poem by James Doyle | Ted Kooser

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 6:18PM

Here’s a splendid poem by James Doyle, who lives in Colorado, about the way children make up mythic selves that will in some way serve them in life. To create one’s self as a palm reader is only one of many possibilities.

National Weather Service releases excessive heat watch for Puget Sound region

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 6:24PM


Lady Vivien takes Saturday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 4:59PM

Lady Vivien turned in a strong late rally and edged Royal Moses by a head in the $19,950 Les Schwab Purse for older fillies and mares Saturday at Emerald Downs.

Key voter registration deadline July 8 for primary election

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 5:42PM

Monday, July 8 is the deadline to register to vote or update voter registration information in time for the August 6 primary election.

Exclusive Diva and E Z Kitty to meet again in $50,000 Boeing Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 5:04PM

One of Emerald Downs’ hottest rivalries--Exclusive Diva vs. E Z Kitty--continues Sunday, July 7, when older fillies or mares meet in the $50,000 Boeing Handicap at one mile.

Science can help feed starving people | Don Brunell

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 5:39PM

It’s hard to believe there are starving people in the world when Americans shop in well-stocked supermarkets and dine out at any of our 618,000 restaurants.

Man pleads guilty to federal hate crime | U.S.District Court

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 5:55PM

The Department of Justice today announced Jamie Larson, 49, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Seattle to a federal hate crime relating to a racially-motivated assault of a 50-year-old Sikh man who works as a taxi cab driver.

National Weather Service excessive heat warning with increase in humidity for Puget Sound region

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 9:20AM

The National Weather Service forecast calls for high temperatures to reach above 90 degrees with an increase in humidity from Sunday. Temperatures should lower to 82 Wednesday.

Rocky’s Quest wins Sunday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 9:11AM

Rocky’s Quest resumed his winning ways Sunday at Emerald Downs, fighting off Sandys Diamond for a three-quarter-length victory in the $19,950 feature race for 3-year-olds and up.

Fireworks and calling 911 : When It’s appropriate | State Fire Marshal

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 1:33PM

Every year around the 4th of July 911 operators are inundated with calls regarding fireworks. The majority of these calls are not an emergency, but the call ties up the 911 system, potentially delaying an emergency call from getting through.

Update | Search for missing rafter on Puyallup River near Sumner called off | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 12:48PM

East Pierce Fire and Rescue firefighters joined the Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies to locate a rafter who was reported missing at 1 a.m. this morning on the Puyallup River near Sumner.

Tyson Hanson All-Around Logger - Buckley Log Show results | Slideshow

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Jul 5, 2013 at 7:54AM

Tyson Hanson tallied 54 points to walk away with All-Around Logger honors during the two-day Buckley Log Show.

King County Fire District 44 river rescue near Flaming Geyser

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 4:32PM

King County Fire District 44 in route to a river rescue in Flaming Geyser according to Tim Perciful, PIO for the district.

Refuse illegal fireworks sales | Better Business Bureau

  • Jul 3, 2013 at 10:36AM

According to the Office of the Washington State Fire Marshal, more than 350 fireworks-related injuries or fires were reported in 2012, with most occurring around the Fourth of July. Better Business Bureau reminds consumers to exercise caution this week while celebrating Independence Day.

Washington State Patrol special emphasis patrol

  • Jul 3, 2013 at 11:28AM

Washington State Patrol troopers will be conducting a special emphasis patrol through July 6 as part of their South County Metro Loop Project.

Washington State Liquor Control Board approves proposed rules for recreational marijuana

  • Jul 3, 2013 at 11:16AM

Recreational marijuana market to be tightly regulated to prevent diversion, impact to minors.

Jockey Ricky Frazier and Noosa Beach bid farewell to racing | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 1:40PM

Two of the most remarkable performers in track history officially called it a career Wednesday evening at Emerald Downs.

Tapadero takes Wednesday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 9:32AM

Tapadero swept past 1-to-2 betting favorite Come Away Home and notched a 1 ¼ -length victory Wednesday in the $10,500 feature race for 3-year-olds and up on Fireworks Spectacular night at Emerald Downs.

Emergency crews respond to man down an embankment on Fairfax Forest Reserve Road | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 11:43AM

East Pierce Firefighters are responding to a male who has fallen down an embankment approximately 30 feet.

Old Men Pitching Horseshoes | Poem by X.J. Kennedy

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 1:28PM

One of the most distinctive sounds in small-town America is the chiming of horseshoe pitching. A friend always carries a pair in the trunk of his car.

Mike Man’s Gold takes Independence Day feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 8:15AM

One of the track’s top 2-year-olds from a year ago was back on the beam Thursday at Emerald Downs.

Fireworks sales and use ends | State Fire Marshal

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 10:13AM

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that the sales period for consumer fireworks concludes July 5, 2013 at 9:00 pm and the discharge period concludes July 5, 2013 at 11:00 pm. The next legal period for sales and discharge will not occur until December of this year.

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