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Chiller Pansies | Poem by Debra Wierenga

  • Jul 8, 2012 at 6:55PM

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.

Class Included wins $50,000 Boeing Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 8, 2012 at 7:57PM

Class Included tries hard, fires every time and is conditioned by Washington Hall of Fame trainer Jim Penney.

Gas prices fall 5.8 cents | GasBuddy

  • Jul 9, 2012 at 8:01AM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle area have fallen 5.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.58/g yesterday.

29-year-old Buckley man still missing after raft capsized in Puyallup River

  • Jul 9, 2012 at 9:08AM

Six people were rafting on the river north of Orting when their raft overturned. Four got out on their own, one was found later in the evening and treated for injuries.

White River water flow will be reduced to make repairs to dam

  • Jul 9, 2012 at 2:34PM

Flows over the next few days will move from about 3,000 cubic feet per second to 350 cfs by July 16. Flows will be increased when the work is complete – likely on or before July 19.

Rafter rescued after raft flips on Green River | Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report

  • Jul 10, 2012 at 12:00PM

Mountain View Fire and Rescue - Black Diamond Fire Report July 3-9

Failing to be open and transparent | Editorial

  • Jul 11, 2012 at 12:00PM updated Jul 12, 2012 at 8:56AM

For a city that claims to be open and transparent, the team fell far short — at least from this grouchy editor’s point of view.

Our Corner | The Open Public Hair Color Act | Dennis Box

  • Jul 11, 2012 at 12:49PM

This has been grouchy week. I spent far too much time arguing with the city of Maple Valley because the staff refused to let one of my reporters into a hearing examiner proceeding that was supposed to be open to the public.

Buckley’s Birklid honored as one of top Western grads

  • Jul 11, 2012 at 12:55PM

Buckley’s Jessica Birklid was among the honored students when Western Washington University named its Outstanding Graduates for the 2011-12 academic year during spring commencement on June 9.

Police confront boy holding knife to own neck | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 11, 2012 at 1:09PM

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

Janel Keating shifts into superintendency of White River School District

  • Jul 12, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 5:02PM

White River School District's superintendent-elect Janel Keating has officially taken over the position as of July 1.

Big day ahead for Kentucky Derby winner Mario Gutierrez | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 12, 2012 at 4:32PM

When Mario Gutierrez arrives at Emerald Downs on Sunday, the 25-year-old jockey will partake in a slew of activities.

Beyond reason | Don C. Brunell

  • Jul 13, 2012 at 11:28AM

Apparently, the battle for clean energy can be a very dirty business.

Buckley's city administrator projects $271,000 deficit if jail, other services, aren't closed

  • Jul 13, 2012 at 4:33PM

The City of Buckley's general fund faces a probable $271,000 deficit at the close of 2012, lain primarily at the feet of the Buckley Jail. A vote on closure of the Buckley Jail was on the council agenda this past Tuesday, followed by a vote to contract with Enumclaw Jail services. Instead, the council postponed in order to investigate options further.

Many unmet health care needs of aging baby boomers | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Jul 13, 2012 at 4:57PM

Baby boomers will likely face an array of health conditions as they grow older but will find in many cases only insufficient treatment options.

King County detectives searching for bank robber

  • Jul 13, 2012 at 5:38PM

On July 6 a take-over robber got away with an undisclosed amount of cash from a stand-alone Chase Bank branch in North Bend.

Enumclaw's Kasey Kahne earns a front-row position for F.W. Webb 200 Nationwide Series NASCAR race

  • Jul 14, 2012 at 11:01AM

Enumclaw's Kasey Kahne earned a front-row position for the second straight day at the Saturday afternoon’s F.W. Webb 200 Nationwide Series NASCAR race.

Bella Angelina comes out on top of Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 14, 2012 at 11:20AM

Bella Angelina wore down Gentleman’s Red in a stirring finish and scored a neck victory Friday in the feature race for 3-year-old fillies at Emerald Downs.

Health care scams targeting elderly

  • Jul 14, 2012 at 12:20PM

The Washington State Attorney General’s Office is joining the Federal Trade Commission in warning consumers about a new scam targeting seniors.

Hazy days of summer can boost air pollution, health risks for many

  • Jul 14, 2012 at 12:22PM

Ground-level ozone and forest fire smoke are common in summer.

Leonel Camacho-Flores injuries superfical Friday | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 14, 2012 at 12:32PM

Emerald Downs' jockey Leonel Camacho-Flores' injuries are less serious than previously reported, and his riding status is "day-to-day" agent Ken Green said Saturday morning.

Enumclaw trainer Frank Lucarelli takes home a hat trick | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 14, 2012 at 8:32PM

Tribaltique swept to the lead in mid-stretch and drew clear for a 3-½ length victory Saturday in the $14,375 feature race for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.

King County Council approves contract for provision of regional animal services

  • Jul 14, 2012 at 8:38PM

King County, cities continue collaborative plan to protect people and pets.

State managers schedule public meetings to discuss Columbia River sturgeon

  • Jul 14, 2012 at 8:46PM

Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon have scheduled six public meetings this month to discuss possible changes in those states’ white sturgeon fisheries in 2013 and ensuing years.

Snapshot | Poem by Linda Parsons Marion

  • Jul 14, 2012 at 8:49PM

I’d guess that many of you have looked at old snapshots taken of you by doting relatives and tried to recall what it was like to be that person in the picture who seems to be you yet is such a stranger today.

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