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Buckley council approves two jail contracts, motion to transfer $200,000 to general fund dies in tie vote

  • Jul 25, 2012 at 1:41PM

Buckley's city council voted in two jail contracts at last night's regular council meeting, showing that—for the time being at least—the city is looking ahead with the Buckley Jail's future in mind.

Controversy over health effects of sodas heats up | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Jul 25, 2012 at 2:08PM

Are sodas going down the same path as tobacco did a few years ago? The issue of sugary drinks as a major contributor to the obesity epidemic has certainly gained more traction in recent months and not only in places like New York City where Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed an outright ban on supersized soft drinks in bars and restaurants to curb overindulgence.

Buckley repeals firearm restrictions for city parks, parking lots and youth center

  • Jul 25, 2012 at 3:29PM

Carrying a gun onto such city property was previously a misdemeanor crime under the municipal code. However, the state laws concerning firearms state that localities may only enact restrictions in compliance with state policy, and may not conflict with or be more restrictive than state law.

Bonney Lake photographer Diana Oestreich featured at Enumclaw's Gallery 2012

  • Jul 26, 2012 at 9:30AM

The artwork of Bonney Lake photographer Diana Oestreich will be featured at the city of Enumclaw's Gallery 2012.

Politics in Focus | Socialists, Liberals, and Fascists, Oh My! | Rich Elfers

  • Jul 27, 2012 at 7:00AM updated Aug 1, 2012 at 4:23PM

Labeling people by using these terms puts individuals into boxes and diminishes their humanity—making them something less than human. Labeling someone with political "slurs" turns the object of these attacks into two-dimensional caricatures, rather than the complex humans we all are.

King County, cities urge quick, equitable resolution in strike by Local 117 against Waste Management

  • Jul 26, 2012 at 6:18PM

King County and the cities of Seattle, Redmond, Renton and Kirkland today urged a quick settlement to a strike against Waste Management by drivers represented by Teamsters Local 117 that collect recyclables and food and yard waste.

Awesome Gem headed back to defend Longacres Mile title | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 26, 2012 at 6:37PM

North America’s richest active money-earner is headed back to Emerald Downs as trainer Craig Dollase said Awesome Gem is a go for the $200,000 Longacres Mile on Sunday, Aug. 19.

Washington Racing Hall of Fame announces class of 2012 | Horse Racing

  • Jul 26, 2012 at 6:42PM

Jockey Paul Frey and trainer Wayne Branch head up a stellar field of 2012 Washington Racing Hall of Fame inductees, Emerald Downs announced Thursday.

National holds off Wasserman in Thursday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 26, 2012 at 10:26PM

National took command into the stretch and edged away from Wasserman for a 1-½-length victory Thursday in the $12,700 Ashbaugh Beal Claiming Challenge Qualifying Event at Emerald Downs.

Man suffers injuries after falling from horse | Black Diamond Fire Department Report

  • Jul 27, 2012 at 2:00PM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Department July 17-23

Northwest Region construction updates | WSDOT

  • Jul 27, 2012 at 10:38PM

The WSDOT Northwest Region construction updates have been posted for next week. You will find all of our construction and maintenance projects arranged on several different pages.

Dennis Box | Into the Montana wilderness | Our Corner

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Jul 30, 2012 at 11:55AM

I spotted a 1966 Chrysler Newport in Enumclaw the other day. Suddenly I was back in the mid-1960s walking around town daydreaming.

$50,000 Premio Esmeralda Stakes notes and records | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 6:34PM

Track Record: tie-1:07 Atta Boy Roy (4), September 13, 2009

Super 6 Handicapers picks for $50,000 Premio Esmeralda | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 6:36PM

Joe Withee (EmD1): Music of My Soul, Mike Man’s Gold, Scat Daddybaby

Jebrica looks like a Mile horse after feature win | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 6:48PM

Jebrica and jockey Juan Gutierrez rolled to a powerful 2-¾ length victory Saturday in the $21,000 allowance feature for older horses at Emerald Downs.

Mikes Man's Gold wins Premio Esmeralda - jockey quotes | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 6:56PM

JOCKEY JAVIER MATIAS, MIKE MAN’S GOLD, WINNER: “In the gate, he surprised me a little bit. Last time he broke last, but this time he broke really sharp.

Rising food prices will make It even harder to eat healthily | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 7:13PM

A record drought is destroying America’s harvest this year. Over 50 percent of farmland is now in moderate to severe drought condition, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor ( In some states it’s well over 60 percent and rising.

Hide the cookies! | Living with Gleigh

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 7:14PM

I went grocery shopping last week at Costco. They had an instant rebate on chocolate chip cookies with an unlimited number you could buy. My family loves Costco chocolate chip cookies and as I stood in front of the cookies and contemplated how many I should pick up, the mother in me won out; I only got one package.

King County Council up coming meetings

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 7:26PM

An ordinance authorizing the Executive to sign project service agreements between the County and the State Department of Transportation pursuant to which the state will pay for the County to provide design review and project support for SR-520, Medina to SR-202 Transit and HOV Project Station design (Substitute Ordinance 2012-0243.2).

Monday, July 30, deadline to register to vote in the August primary election

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 7:29PM

Monday, July 30 is a key registration deadline for the August Primary Election. King County residents not currently registered to vote in Washington can register in person at the King County Elections office or the Voter Registration Annex through 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 30.

Giving fish a ride helps ensure safe passage, electricity | Don C. Brunell

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 7:33PM

Some activists believe there is no such thing as a good dam, that we should destroy all dams to restore fish runs, no questions asked.

Property Tax Revenues Increase 1.6 percent in 2012

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 7:35PM

Property tax revenue increased 1.6 percent to $9.3 billion in 2012, with $37 million of the $143 million increase over 2011 stemming from new construction added to the tax rolls, the Washington State Department of Revenue reported today.

Drowning tragedies may be prevented with life jackets and supervision

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 7:37PM

Sparkling clear water in pools, lakes, and rivers beckon us to cool off on warm summer days. Often, that inviting water is cold, deep, moving fast, and can weaken and drown even the strongest swimmer.

Motorcycle testing to be conducted outside DOL

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 7:41PM

Starting Aug. 1, most motorcycle riders seeking an endorsement to legally ride in Washington state will begin taking motorcycle knowledge and skills tests at approved motorcycle training schools across the state.

Gov. Gregoire proclaims Aug. 5-11 Washington Farmers Market Week

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 7:42PM

The popularity of farmers markets continues to increase across the Evergreen State. Last year, shoppers made nearly 1.8 million trips, many of them repeat visits, to experience Washington’s 160 farmers markets to buy nutritious foods, including fresh, locally grown produce, meats, cheeses and specialty food products.

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