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Student employment sinks to 20-year low | Don Brunell

  • Jun 28, 2012 at 11:23AM

We all know about the nation’s weak economy and tough job market, but the prolonged recession is hitting high school and college students as well.

Mountain View Fire and Rescue Report June 9-25

  • Jun 29, 2012 at 6:00AM

The Mountain View Fire and Rescue Report June 9-25

Religion informs our international politics whether you know it or not | Rich Elfers

  • Jun 29, 2012 at 11:00AM updated at 3:52PM

What are two things your mother told you to never bring up as a discussion topic? Religion and politics, right? Well, these are the two topics I’m going to discuss in this column, so hang on to your hats! Our topic is Christian Zionism.

Italian Day comes to Emerald Downs | Horse Racing

  • Jun 29, 2012 at 5:14PM

Italian Day is coming to Emerald Downs as the track honors the country of Italy on Sunday, July 22, with a daylong celebration of food, festivities and fun.

Safe roads important to quality of life | Don Brunell

  • Jun 29, 2012 at 6:10PM

Any realtor will tell you people looking to buy a home want good schools and safe neighborhoods. They also look for decent roads for when they head to the mountains or the beach during holiday weekends, such as Memorial Day or July 4. They want to know that if they are in an accident, someone will respond quickly to help them.

Chiller Pansies | Poem by Debra Wierenga

  • Jun 29, 2012 at 6:16PM

I have irises that have been handed down through my family over the generations, being dug up again and again, moved to another house, another garden. Here’s a poem about that sort of inheritance, by Debra Wierenga, who lives in Michigan.

Run Leyton Run wins the Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 12:46PM

Run Leyton Run powered to the lead into the turn and drew off late for a 5-½-length victory in the $12,600 feature race for 3-year-olds Friday at Emerald Downs

400 attend memorial service for climbing ranger Nick Hall | Mount Rainier National Park

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:00PM

More than 400 attend memorial service for climbing ranger Nick Hall; recovery effort awaits improved conditions.

King County kicks off river safety campaign in advance of Fourth of July holiday

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:04PM

New signs, mailer part of King County effort to keep river users safe this summer

Cigarette tax due on cigarettes manufactured by commercial roll-your-own machines beginning July 1

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:07PM

Retailers operating machines that allow their customers to roll their own cigarettes must begin affixing cigarette tax stamps to those products beginning July 1.

Protect your pets over the Fourth of July holiday | Regional Animal Services of King County

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:22PM

The Fourth of July is coming up soon, and already the booms, bangs, and pops of fireworks can be heard across King County. Every year around Independence Day,

Wolf pack attack on sheep in NE Washington confirmed by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:26PM

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has confirmed another wolf pack and a wolf attack on sheep in northeast Washington.

Kids and chemicals don’t mix | Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:29PM

Keep kids safe this summer by properly storing hazardous household products

What to know about transit service on Fourth of July in King County

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:33PM

Metro Transit bus routes will operate with a Sunday schedule on Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day.

Former treasurer of Lakewood police guild sentenced for embezzling

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:37PM

Diverted donations and police officers guild money and used it for trips, gambling and home remodel.

How to tell if fireworks are legal | State Fire Marshal

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:43PM

Fireworks sold at licensed fireworks stands during the Fourth of July Holiday sales period can only sell legal fireworks known as consumer fireworks.

Reform should be the candidates’ agenda | Lee Hamilton

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 1:49PM

As the presidential candidates go at it over the next several months, we’ll be hearing a lot about what the federal government ought to be doing.

Kent man sentenced for illegally selling guns later used in Chicago area murder

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 2:04PM

A Kent, Washington man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to one year in prison and three years of supervised release for illegal transfer of a firearm to a non-state resident.

Innovative reforms increase contract opportunities for small businesses | King County

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 2:35PM

King County is seeing the results of a two-year procurement reform effort that emphasizes contracting opportunities for small businesses.

Public fireworks displays on Fourth of July

  • Jun 30, 2012 at 2:40PM

There are over 100 professional fireworks displays around the Fourth of July in Washington. Shows that are produced by trained professionals displaying spectacular productions illuminated with vibrant colors.

Polish Dollar wins feature allowance | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 6:22PM

A resurgent Polish Dollar continued his winning ways with a four-length victory over Newfound Gold in the $18,000 allowance feature for 3-year-olds and up Saturday at Emerald Downs.

Mom’s summer schedule | Living with Gleigh

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 6:26PM

I suppose it was going to backfire at some point; that is, my desire to get my teen daughters out of the house to be productive members of society this summer

E Z Kitty and Class Included lead nominations for Boeing Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 6:37PM

E Z Kitty, a fast filly with a low profile, is among seven older fillies and mares nominated to the $50,000 Boeing Handicap on Sunday, July 8.

King County Executive proposes $100,000 to continue 4-H youth programs

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 6:55PM

Broader strategic relationship with Washington State University sought to leverage resources over the long term.

State Parks Commission seeks members for winter recreation committee

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 7:03PM

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is looking for winter sports enthusiasts to serve on the Washington State Snowmobile Advisory Committee (SMAC).

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