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Elder abuse and exploitation | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging

  • Jun 23, 2013 at 3:44PM

Millions of older Americans are living in nursing homes or assisted living facilities and roughly seven percent of complaints on long-term care residences involve abuse, neglect or exploitation—according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging.

Internet purchase of fireworks | State Fire Marshal

  • Jun 23, 2013 at 3:48PM

State Fire Marshal Charles Duffy is reminding Washingtonians that the purchase of fireworks over the internet is illegal.

A young woman who found courage | Dennis Box

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:27AM

I often read stories where the words “courage” or “heroic” are used, normally to saccharine excess.

Finally, a voice for wine consumers | David White

  • Jun 25, 2013 at 9:31AM

Today, more than 12,000 U.S. wine shops have a presence on the web. But just 14 states allow consumers to order wine from out-of-state retailers.

King County Council meeting highlights | June 27

  • Jun 26, 2013 at 10:04AM

An ordinance adding a new section entitled “Department of Public Defense” to the King County Charter, creating a Department of Public Defense and an appointed office with the title of “County Public Defender” (Ordinance 2013-0212).

Top performers in Buckley Junior Log Show | Slideshow

  • Jun 26, 2013 at 11:46AM

Wooden Ax Toss (ages 3-5) 1 – Kyler Koch 2 – Copley Pete 3 – Lane Thawsh Wooden Ax Toss

Fireworks sales begin June 28th | State Fire Marshal

  • Jun 26, 2013 at 4:49PM

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that consumer firework sales across the state will begin at noon on Friday June 28 and continue until9:00 pm on July 5.

Movin' on up to middle school | Annie Livengood

  • Jun 27, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Jun 28, 2013 at 8:19AM

Finally. Bring on the sun! School is out for summer.

Jockey Anne Sanguinetti riding well in first season | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 27, 2013 at 5:57PM

For jockeys, it’s never easy acquiring new business in a sport known for its strong loyalty and fierce competition. Anne Sanguinetti, however, has already started to turn heads and make favorable impressions in her first full season at Emerald Downs.

Heat waves takes a toll on senior citizens

  • Jun 28, 2013 at 9:43AM

Nobody likes extreme and prolonged heat, but such conditions can be deadly for seniors.

King County Sheriff orders temporary closure of portion of the Cedar River near Maple Valley

  • Jun 28, 2013 at 4:47PM

Hazardous logs and construction prompts closure of two mile-stretch between Cedar Grove Road SE and SE Jones Road.

Hot weather, cold water a recipe for danger on King County rivers, lakes

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 1:21PM

With hot weather expected this weekend, King County officials are urging recreational river and lake users to be extremely careful if heading out on the water.

Enumclaw trainer Frank Lucarelli's Ronda Rocks wins Friday Feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 1:15PM

Ronda Rocks rewarded her backers Friday with a 2 ½-length victory in the $9,975 Cascade Coffee Purse for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.

Poppies on the Wheat by Helen Hunt Jackson | Poets.Org

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 1:08PM

Along Ancona's hills the shimmering heat, A tropic tide of air with ebb and flow Bathes all the fields of wheat until they glow

Repairs underway on damaged 520 bridge anchor cable | Washington State Department of Transportation

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 6:02PM

Repairs to a damaged anchor cable on the State Route 520 floating bridge in Seattle are underway. Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews and the contractor for the new floating bridge, Kiewit/General/Manson (KGM) A Joint Venture, are working together to install a new anchor cable as soon as possible.

In the Planetarium - poem by James Doyle | Ted Kooser

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 6:18PM

Here’s a splendid poem by James Doyle, who lives in Colorado, about the way children make up mythic selves that will in some way serve them in life. To create one’s self as a palm reader is only one of many possibilities.

National Weather Service releases excessive heat watch for Puget Sound region

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 6:24PM

EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

Lady Vivien takes Saturday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 4:59PM

Lady Vivien turned in a strong late rally and edged Royal Moses by a head in the $19,950 Les Schwab Purse for older fillies and mares Saturday at Emerald Downs.

Key voter registration deadline July 8 for primary election

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 5:42PM

Monday, July 8 is the deadline to register to vote or update voter registration information in time for the August 6 primary election.

Exclusive Diva and E Z Kitty to meet again in $50,000 Boeing Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 5:04PM

One of Emerald Downs’ hottest rivalries--Exclusive Diva vs. E Z Kitty--continues Sunday, July 7, when older fillies or mares meet in the $50,000 Boeing Handicap at one mile.

Science can help feed starving people | Don Brunell

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 5:39PM

It’s hard to believe there are starving people in the world when Americans shop in well-stocked supermarkets and dine out at any of our 618,000 restaurants.

Man pleads guilty to federal hate crime | U.S.District Court

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 5:55PM

The Department of Justice today announced Jamie Larson, 49, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Seattle to a federal hate crime relating to a racially-motivated assault of a 50-year-old Sikh man who works as a taxi cab driver.

National Weather Service excessive heat warning with increase in humidity for Puget Sound region

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 9:20AM

The National Weather Service forecast calls for high temperatures to reach above 90 degrees with an increase in humidity from Sunday. Temperatures should lower to 82 Wednesday.

Rocky’s Quest wins Sunday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 9:11AM

Rocky’s Quest resumed his winning ways Sunday at Emerald Downs, fighting off Sandys Diamond for a three-quarter-length victory in the $19,950 feature race for 3-year-olds and up.

Fireworks and calling 911 : When It’s appropriate | State Fire Marshal

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 1:33PM

Every year around the 4th of July 911 operators are inundated with calls regarding fireworks. The majority of these calls are not an emergency, but the call ties up the 911 system, potentially delaying an emergency call from getting through.

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