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Camille runs away with Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 9, 2015 at 2:22PM

Camille sprinted clear in the opening strides and powered home for a two-length victory Friday in the $21,000 Copiers Northwest Purse for fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.

$65,000 Washington Oaks records | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 9, 2015 at 2:20PM

Trainer: 3, Grant Forster (Youcan’ttakeme, 2003; Bianconi Baby, 2004; A Classic Life, 2005)

Belle Hill takes the Washington Oaks crown | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 9, 2015 at 1:28PM

Belle Hill capped her 3-year-old filly dominance with a flourish Saturday at Emerald Downs.

Ongoing Green River levee work helps ensure safety for public, businesses | King County

  • Aug 8, 2015 at 12:00PM

Maintenance work by King County continues along a dozen miles of levees that protect the cities of Renton, Tukwila and Kent from Green River flooding. This work requires temporary, intermittent closures of sections of the Green River Trail, which sits atop the levee system through the Green River Valley.

Black Diamond food bank hours and school supplies | Black Diamond Community Center

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 4:15PM

The Black Diamond Community Center’s Food Bank hours are Monday thru Thursday, 9am to 4pm. Fridays are by appointment only; call us ahead of time at 360-886-1011.

50,000 vehicles are ready for the September launch of I-405 express toll lanes | Department of Transportation

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 4:06PM

Drivers know Interstate 405 express toll lanes are coming, and are taking steps to get ready. Now 50,000 vehicles are sporting newGood To Go! Flex Passes. Carpoolers will need a Flex Pass to travel free on the I-405 express toll lanes when they open to traffic next month.

Forget the ‘now’ and focus on the big picture | Church Corner

  • Aug 8, 2015 at 11:00AM

There’s much more to your story than “now.” Don’t forget that. One of the lies our enemy uses against us is the idea that a life full of struggle is the mark of a life far from God. Not true. In fact, the Bible makes it clear that everyone who seriously follows him will find themselves swimming against the current of a world headed the wrong way (2 Tim 3:12-13).

My, my, me oh my, I love pie | Jen Anderson

  • Aug 8, 2015 at 10:00AM

One of the many talents my grandma was known for was her pie baking. She baked two to three pies per week and my grandpa ate a slice with nearly every meal. A piece was often offered to guests, card players or feed truck drivers. On occasion, one may have been left for the garbage man.

Softball trouble | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 1:00PM

At 10:10 p.m. July 27, a caller told police there were concerns that a fight might break out at the Boise Creek Sixplex, where two teams had been engaged in a softball game. Multiple members of one team had been booted from the contest by the umpire and were said to be angry and hanging around the parking lot

To the top: A journey up Mount Si | Life Outdoors

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 1:00PM

Not everyone’s idea of a perfect day off is waking up at 5 a.m. and hiking for six hours. Usually it involves shutting off all alarms, sleeping in, enjoying a nice cup of coffee at your leisure and planning out the rest of your day. But, when you want to do a hike and avoid heat and crowds, waking up at 5 a.m. on your day off is really the only way to get the job done.

Death with Dignity participation rises slightly in Washington | Department of Health

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 10:00AM

It’s been six years since Washington’s Death with Dignity Act went into effect and since that time, 725 adults with a terminal illness have chosen to end their lives with a physician-prescribed lethal dose of medication.

Americans strive for power, not freedom | Rich Elfers

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 11:00AM

Most Americans are wrong to believe freedom is the most important goal of all humans. In actuality, according to historian and professor J. Rufus Fears in his Great Courses book “The Wisdom of History,” power is what has shaped the human story.

Panel to address sustainable funding for deteriorating County bridges and roads | King County

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 4:00PM

King County Executive Dow Constantine and County Councilmember Kathy Lambert today named a number of regional leaders and community members to a panel charged with recommending sustainable solutions for funding bridges and roads in unincorporated King County.

The definition of marriage is changing | Our Corner

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 2:27PM

I consider myself extremely lucky to have spent most of my childhood in an amazingly accepting and loving church environment. Even so, many months and countless hours were spent in committee meetings and bending over the church charter, which expressly denied performing same-sex marriages. Eventually, the congregation decided the charter did not accurately reflect God’s love, and my community joined the ever-increasing number of churches that believe the idea of marriage in the church is not as limited as we used to think.

Board of Education sets new grad standards for class of 2017 and beyond

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 1:00PM

The Washington State Board of Education met today to establish minimum scores for graduation on several state assessments. The Washington Legislature directed the Board to set a score on the state’s new Smarter Balanced Assessments, transition Math EOC, and WA-AIM before the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year.

Parties restoring key habitat for salmon on White River | Department of Justice

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 11:00AM

More than 56 parties have agreed to restore key salmon habitat on the White River, which flows through King and Pierce Counties in Washington State, to resolve their liability for natural resource damages caused by hazardous substances released into the Thea Foss and Wheeler-Osgood Waterways in Tacoma’s Commencement Bay, the Justice Department, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Department of the Interior announced today.

More students to receive state-funded full day kindergarten | Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 10:05AM

A total of 359 additional schools in 139 school districts across the state will begin receiving state funding for full-day kindergarten in the next school year. These new schools increase the total number of schools providing state-funded full-day kindergarten to 847 in 261 districts.

Summertime fun awaits at King County Parks

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 3:00PM

Take part in a long-distance trail run as part of the SCOTT Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series, or catch some of the scheduled high-speed track racing at Marymoor Velodrome. Check out the series schedule of the Marymoor Park Concerts presented by Swedish Redmond, and choose from acclaimed veteran bands or newer, up-and-coming acts.

Washington State Patrol phone compromised

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 2:00PM

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) Headquarter's telephone was compromised. The WSP received 30 complaints from citizens stating they were called by someone who falsely identified themselves as a WSP trooper. According to the citizens, the caller impersonating a trooper accused the citizens of various violations including outstanding warrants, unpaid tickets, and unpaid school taxes.

GRCC moves forward with tech offerings

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 1:02PM

With the launch of bachelor degree programs in software development and network administration and security, Green River College is striving to create a strong tech presence in the South Sound. Small class sizes, project-based learning opportunities, peer mentorship, career preparation services, flexible day and evening schedules have made Green River a destination for a variety of students.

Taking the spotlight | Editorial Cartoon

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 11:00AM

Seattle's favorite sport's team is about to step up to the plate.

Three miles of color | Slideshow

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 10:28AM

More than 2000 runners braved the heat last Saturday and signed up for the Win Me 5K Color Run at the Expo Center.

Pierce County primary election results | Carbonado, Charter Review, Port

  • Aug 4, 2015 at 9:07PM

The Pierce County Auditor's primary election night results show Carbonado's Emily Jones and Roberta Kyllonen will be moving forward to the general election.

Helping King County’s animals, from lost dogs to injured horses

  • Aug 4, 2015 at 4:00PM

When our animal friends need a helping hand, who’s there to help them? King County TV recently rode along with employees from King County Animal Control Services as they responded to reports of injured or escaped animals.

Full weekend SR 167 closure across Puyallup River begins Aug. 7 | Department of Transportation

  • Aug 4, 2015 at 3:13PM

Drivers who rely on the State Route 167 Puyallup River Bridges (Meridian) are encouraged to plan for delays and alternate routes during the weekend of Aug. 7. Both the northbound and southbound SR 167 bridges that span the Puyallup River will be closed to traffic while crews relocate an obsolete steel truss bridge.

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