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White River's Marcus Dickson runs personal best time in Jim Runyon Dream Mile

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 7:42PM

White River High graduate Marcus Dickson ran fifth in the Jim Runyon Dream Mile in New York running a personal best time of 4 minutes, 3.13 seconds.

E Z Kitty wins the $50,000 Washington State Legislators Stakes | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 8:03PM

E Z Kitty stepped up in class but continued her winning ways Sunday at Emerald Downs.

The Shockingly Simple-Restart a Heart campaign launches to highlight importance of automated external defibrillators in King County

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 8:09PM

Shockingly Simple CampaignIt's shockingly simple to save a life. Today, the Emergency Medical Services Division of Public Health - Seattle & King County launched the Shockingly Simple Campaign to increase adoption and registration of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in King County. AEDs send an electric shock to the heart if a life-threatening condition called sudden cardiac arrest strikes.

Family Reunification Day celebrates children’s return home

  • Jun 10, 2012 at 8:12PM

The majority of children who are removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect and placed into foster care are able to return safely to their families. King County Family Reunification Day, will be held June 29 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at Seattle’s Pacific Science Center (with reception to follow), celebrates the efforts made by families to safely bring children back home after they have been in foster care.

Gas prices fall in region: national average much lower | GasBuddy

  • Jun 11, 2012 at 8:00AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have fallen in the past week, averaging $4.19/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen in the last week to $3.56/g, according to gasoline price website

Daniel Nash | A poor job market for teens burdens our economic future | Editorial

  • Jun 11, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Jun 20, 2012 at 1:41PM

"Why don't you get a job?" It's the age-old summertime refrain passed from every parent who hopes to develop their teen's work ethic and let the couch cushions air out. But today's jobless teens and young adults can respond to their parents, without snark (but probably adding a little snark, anyway): "No one's hiring."

Missing woman found wandering woods after four-hour search | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jun 11, 2012 at 3:24PM

All suspects named in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Editorial | Ask what you can do for your city | Rich Elfers

  • Jun 11, 2012 at 4:27PM

“Plan with the end in mind.” This is one of the seven points in the book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen Covey. I think it applies to the recent decision by voters to go with the King County Library System rather than keep control of our own library. There were two different and competing visions for Enumclaw in that close vote. Consider the two perspectives, because how Enumclaw will look 20 years from now will depend on which vision is accepted by the residents.

This year’s pruning brings additional challenges | Evergreen Aborist

  • Jun 12, 2012 at 12:01PM

Summer pruning chores are facing extra challenges because of the severe damage from January’s ice and snow storm.

UPDATED: Sheriffs call South Prairie shooting accidental

  • Jun 12, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Jun 13, 2012 at 12:42PM

The incident occurred at approximately 12:30 p.m. in the 22000 block of 131st Street East, in an unincorporated part of Pierce County near South Prairie.

Man rescued off Green River near Covington after spending the night naked on an island | Breaking news

  • Jun 13, 2012 at 11:57AM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue (MVFR) and King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) rescued a man and his dog off of the Green River this morning after they spent a full night on a small island.

Missing woman, possible river rescue on Green River | Black Diamond Fire Department

  • Jun 14, 2012 at 7:59PM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue/Black Diamond Fire Department is reporting emergency personnel are en route to a possible river rescue on the Green River in the 293000 block of Green River Gorge Road.

Noosa Beach looks for win in $50,000 Budweiser Handicap

  • Jun 14, 2012 at 8:25PM

A Noosa Beach losing streak is big news at Emerald Downs. In fact, when Noosa Beach finished fourth in the Governor’s Handicap last month, it marked only the second time in the gelding’s brilliant 22-race career where he lost more than one consecutive race.

Editorial | How Should the Winners Govern? | Lee Hamilton

  • Jun 14, 2012 at 8:45PM

As November’s elections get closer, two very different approaches to wielding power are on offer.

May saw growth in jobs and job seekers | Employment Security Department

  • Jun 14, 2012 at 8:51PM

Washington’s jobs picture brightened significantly in May, with estimated net growth of 11,700 jobs, according to the state’s Employment Security Department.

Father's Day traffic expected to be heavy | WSDOT

  • Jun 15, 2012 at 6:26PM

Heavy traffic is a sure bet this Father’s Day weekend due to the closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct, the annual Fremont Fair, and a Mariners homestand.

LED Light Bulbs brighten Puget Sound marketplace

  • Jun 15, 2012 at 6:36PM

Puget Sound Energy announced today the wide availability of light emitting diode (LED) bulbs and fixtures for the utility’s residential electric customers at participating retail stores.

Body of woman recovered from Green River by emergency team | Black Diamond Fire Department

  • Jun 15, 2012 at 6:42PM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue/Black Diamond Fire Department reported this afternoon at about 1:38 emergemcy personell had found a the body a victim in the Green River.

Freight haulers say congestion results in lost jobs | WSDOT

  • Jun 15, 2012 at 7:09PM

Increased congestion on Washington’s highways will result in thousands of lost jobs in freight-dependent businesses and more than a $3 billion hit to Washington’s economy, a new report concludes.

Ducoti goes gate-to-wire in Friday featue | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 16, 2012 at 9:25AM

Ducoti had her consistency rewarded Friday night at Emerald Downs, notching a front-running three-length victory in the featured Woburn Abbey Memorial Purse for older fillies and mares.

Italian Boy makes it two straight in Saturday feature victory | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 16, 2012 at 8:07PM

The 3-year-old son of Tizbud made it two straight this season and three straight overall with a snappy 3-¾-length victory Saturday in the $18,000 feature race for 3-year-old allowance/optional claimers.

Washington Scholars program honors local trio | White River and Enumclaw high schools

  • Jun 16, 2012 at 8:23PM

Three students from the Plateau were among 196 high school seniors in the state honored as Washington Scholars or Washington Scholar Alternates in recognition of their academic achievements, leadership and community service.

Repeat drug trafficking offender sentence to 11 years | U.S.District Court

  • Jun 16, 2012 at 8:47PM

Defendant with significant criminal history, including vehicular homicide

Study finds Head Start helps reconnect absent dads with their children

  • Jun 16, 2012 at 8:57PM

With Father’s Day fast approaching we wanted to share with you some exciting new research from a Wharton business and economics professor that suggests that Head Start helps to get absent fathers back engaged with their children.

Sports arena investor to meet with King County Council Budget Committee

  • Jun 16, 2012 at 9:17PM

Arena investor Chris Hansen to meet with Budget Committee.

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