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Speed limit temporarily reduced on I-90 near North Bend beginning Tuesday

  • May 26, 2012 at 9:47AM

Drivers using westbound I-90 near North Bend will face a temporary speed limit reduction beginning Tuesday.

Italian Boy romps in the $18,000 Coca-Cola Purse | Emerald Downs

  • May 26, 2012 at 9:04PM

The speedy Italian Boy capped a big day for trainer Tim McCanna with a 7-½-length romp in the $18,000 Coca-Cola Purse for 3-year-olds Saturday at Emerald Downs.

Chinook Pass closed due to snow slides

  • May 26, 2012 at 9:22PM

Chinook Pass is closed due to several snow slides over the roadway. Slide removal and avalanche control work are in progress.

Washington No. 1 bicycle-friendly state’ five years running

  • May 26, 2012 at 9:33PM

For the fifth consecutive year, the League of American Bicyclists named Washington No. 1 “Bicycle-Friendly State” in the country. The announcement comes as Washington celebrates National Bike Month in May and encourages bicycling to work, on errands and for recreation.

$50,000 Seattle Handicap notes | Emerald Downs

  • May 27, 2012 at 1:46PM

Tack & World Record: 1:13, Sabertooth (7), May 22, 2005

9 colts-geldings nominated to $50,000 Auburn Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • May 27, 2012 at 4:36PM

Three-year-old colts and gelding take center stage as Emerald Downs presents the $50,000 Auburn Handicap on Sunday, June 3.

Exclusive Diva wins the $50,000 Seattle Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • May 28, 2012 at 1:00AM

Exclusive Diva took the early lead and poured it on late for an 8-½-length victory Sunday in the $50,000 Seattle Handicap for 3-year-old fillies at Emerald Downs.

Enumclaw's Kasey Kahne wins Coca-Cola 600

  • May 28, 2012 at 1:00AM

Enumclaw's Kasey Kahne won the Coca-Cola 600 Saturday, the longest race for NASCAR.

Times are a changin' | Wally's World

  • May 28, 2012 at 1:02AM

As the man once said more than 40 years ago, "The Times They Are A-changin'."

31st District races draw challengers | Elections

  • May 28, 2012 at 1:08AM

Plateau voters will have a choice when heading to the polls during the coming election season.

They didn’t get lost so I just ate it | Living with Gleigh

  • May 28, 2012 at 1:26AM

One day last week I was working in my mom's garden. I was on a roll and didn't want to quit until I was done. So I called my husband and asked him if he'd pick up the kids from their bus stops and figure something out for dinner.

I still can’t get it right | Poem by Kathryn Stripling Byer

  • May 28, 2012 at 1:33AM

The following poem by Kathryn Stripling Byer is the second in a series of related poems calledSouthern Fictions. Despite all the protective barriers we put up between us and the world, there’s always a man with a wink to rip right through. Byer has served as North Carolina’s Poet Laureate.

World Health Organization sets new targets for reducing chronic diseases | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • May 28, 2012 at 9:54AM

The World Health Organization (WHO) has set a number of targets for reducing so called non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25 percent by 2025.

Puget Sound Energy offers incentives to switch to natural gas water heating

  • May 28, 2012 at 10:15AM

Puget Sound Energy’s comprehensive fuel conversion program makes it easier for customers to switch from electric to natural gas water heating. Eligible PSE customers who convert from electric to natural gas water heating can receive a $950 incentive and may typically save $200 to $400 annually after making the switch.

Absences | Poem by Mark Vinz

  • May 28, 2012 at 10:22AM

Bill Holm was a Minnesota poet and essayist and a dear friend to many of us who live and write in flyover country. He is much missed. Mark Vinz has written this fine tribute to Bill.

White River seniors receive high education awards from Dollars for Scholars

  • May 28, 2012 at 10:47AM

A group of talented White River graduating seniors received awards for higher education May 22 from he White River Chapter of Dollars for Scholars.

Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race with Art Gamblin Motors Corvette pace car | Video

  • May 28, 2012 at 11:17AM

Check out this video of the Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race.

Five tips for young workers taking summer jobs

  • May 28, 2012 at 11:32AM

Among those killed on the job in Washington last year were five young men under the age of 25, including one who was just 18. An average of 79 young men and women between 16 and 24 are hurt on the job every day across the state.

The Hidden Homeless: Out of sight and out of mind in Pierce County

  • May 29, 2012 at 6:00AM updated May 30, 2012 at 12:08PM

Part one in a two-part series on extra-urban homelessness.

Bonney Lake Police find 114th Street resident dead in home

  • May 29, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 9:12AM

The department is investigating the death, apparently caused by a single gunshot wound.

Gas prices still rising in area | GassBuddy

  • May 29, 2012 at 9:20AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle area have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.30 per gallon yesterday.

Orlando Xpress takes Memorial Day feature | Emerald Downs

  • May 29, 2012 at 9:37AM

Orlando Xpress prevailed in a pace duel with He’s a Cruiser and scored a half-length victory Monday in the featured Cascade Coffee Purse for 3-year-olds at Emerald Downs.

King County Council begins its review of SODO arena proposal

  • May 29, 2012 at 11:53AM

Budget Chair announces seven member independent panel to provide analysis of plan.

First White River elementary track meet is this Saturday

  • May 30, 2012 at 10:00AM updated May 31, 2012 at 10:10AM

The fledgling K-5 athletic program is the brainchild of Justin Bolton, a Physical Education teacher at Wilkeson and Elk Ridge elementary schools. He and other PE teachers have donated their after-school time since the end of April to lead practice sessions of just under 500 students.

Editorial | Three Emotions Determine Political Decisions | Rich Elfers

  • May 30, 2012 at 1:28PM

Let’s face it; we humans make political decisions based largely on emotions. We like to think we’re rational and logical, but in reality three emotions really govern our political decision-making: trust, fear and hope. Being aware of these three emotions and how they interact can help us make better decisions when we vote this fall.

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