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Jockey Anne Sanguinetti riding well in first season | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 27, 2013 at 5:57PM

For jockeys, it’s never easy acquiring new business in a sport known for its strong loyalty and fierce competition. Anne Sanguinetti, however, has already started to turn heads and make favorable impressions in her first full season at Emerald Downs.

Heat waves takes a toll on senior citizens

  • Jun 28, 2013 at 9:43AM

Nobody likes extreme and prolonged heat, but such conditions can be deadly for seniors.

King County Sheriff orders temporary closure of portion of the Cedar River near Maple Valley

  • Jun 28, 2013 at 4:47PM

Hazardous logs and construction prompts closure of two mile-stretch between Cedar Grove Road SE and SE Jones Road.

Hot weather, cold water a recipe for danger on King County rivers, lakes

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 1:21PM

With hot weather expected this weekend, King County officials are urging recreational river and lake users to be extremely careful if heading out on the water.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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