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Individual health plan enrollment for children ends April 30

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 9:14PM

Do you need individual health insurance coverage for your child or would you like to add them to your family plan? The first open enrollment of the year ends April 30.

Isaac’s Blessing | Poem by Janet Eigner

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 9:27PM

Here’s a fine poem about family love and care by Janet Eigner, who lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. You can feel that blessing touch the crown of your head, can’t you?

Man sentenced for embezzaling from charity | U.S. District Court

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 9:41PM

Former treasurer stole more than $100,000 from holiday cruise nonprofit.

Pajama attitude | Living with Gleigh

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 10:03PM

Every night I wait as long as possible. I can’t usually make it past five; actually, I usually can’t make it much past dinner and we eat by 3:30-4 p.m. Sometimes I don’t even wait until the dishes are done before I change into my pajamas.

Kooky Saluki wins the $13,700 Carl’s Jr. Purse | Emerald Downs

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 10:20PM

Kooky Saluki edged clear of a resilient Sharp Focus and notched a half-length victory Saturday in the $13,700 Carl’s Jr. Purse for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.

Italy’s anti-competitive policies lead to economic ruin | Don Brunell

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 10:31PM

For much of the world, Italy is synonymous with “la dolce vita,” the sweet life, full of pleasure and indulgence. But that life comes at a price, and the bill has come due.

Spring pests are awake | The Evergreen Arborist

  • Apr 29, 2012 at 10:41PM

Cherry and flowering plum blossoms are signaling the arrival of spring. As the blossoms fade and new foliage begins to appear, various pests are lying in wait to begin their annual feasts. The following are signs of some of the more common and highly visible insects and diseases that soon will be visible.

Rainier School in Buckley ducks veto, gets $3 million

  • Apr 30, 2012 at 4:18PM

Gov. Chris Gregoire’s veto pen was poised to strike out $3 million earmarked for capital improvements at Rainier School in Buckley when some last-minute phone tag changed her mind.

Buckley woman charged with assault for putting bleach in child's eyes

  • May 1, 2012 at 12:00PM updated May 2, 2012 at 9:06AM

Prosecutor Mark Lindquist Monday charged Buckley resident Jennifer Mothershead, 29, with Assault of a Child in the First Degree for repeatedly putting bleach into her daughter’s eyes causing permanent vision loss in the child’s right eye.

Taxpayers were protected during legislative session | Editorial

  • May 2, 2012 at 11:01AM

This year, instead of raising taxes to balance the budget, Senate Republicans, with the help of three Senate Democrats, forced a compromise plan that made needed financial reforms without cutting education.

Flooding closes section of Orting-Kapowsin Highway

  • May 4, 2012 at 2:45PM

The stretch of the Orting-Kapowsin Highway between 260th Street and 288th Street E. is closed temporarily due to localized flooding caused by heavy rains and wildlife activity.

Jake takes it at Emerald Downs | Horse Racing

  • May 4, 2012 at 9:54PM

Its All About Jake held off Passion Lives Here late for a half-length victory Friday in the featured Purina Feed Purse for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.

Bonney Lake and Enumclaw baseball teams in the playoffs today | Live Updates

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:00AM updated at 11:05AM

Bonney Lake plays the first game at Russell Road at 10 a.m. against Highline and Enumclaw plays the winner of the game at 1 p.m.

Pity the Beautiful | Poem by Dana Gioia

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:08PM

Dana Gioia, who served as Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, did a marvelous job of bringing the arts to Americans, arguably the best job that anyone in that position has done. He was a fine poet before he took that job, and he is a fine poet after. Here’s an example of his recent work.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife land acquisition proposals available online

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:11PM

Current proposals by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to acquire land for fish and wildlife habitat and public recreation are now on view on the department’s website.

Choose a safe ride home this Cinco de Mayo weekend

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:19PM

Extra DUI patrols will be out across King, Pierce and Snohomish counties this Cinco de Mayo weekend.

Insurance commissioner denies Premera request for health plans and drug coverage

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:25PM

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has denied requests from Premera Blue Cross (Premera) to strip some of its health plans of vital prescription drug coverage.

Resources, events and news for businesses | Better Business Bureau

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:28PM

During National Small Business Month in May, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington encourages best practices by offering resources, events and news for businesses.

Drink Local Wine | David White

  • May 5, 2012 at 9:37PM

Thirty-five years ago, a British wine merchant named Steven Spurrier organized a wine competition in Paris, where he pitted California's best Chardonnays and Cabernet Sauvignons against the best wines that France had to offer.

Children's Day | Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington

  • May 5, 2012 at 10:06PM

On Sunday, May 6, 2012, from 11 am to 5 pm, the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) will host a free event dedicated to celebrating Children’s Day.

Surplus properties go on the auction block | WSDOT

  • May 5, 2012 at 10:09PM

Going once, going twice…sold! Although bidders won’t actually hear those words at this auction, they will have an opportunity to purchase a variety of state-owned surplus properties.

Class Included lead field in $50,000 Hastings Handicap at Emerald Downs | Horse Racing

  • May 6, 2012 at 4:21PM

The aptly named Class Included heads a field of eight older fillies and mares nominated to the $50,000 Hastings Handicap to be run Sunday, May 13 at Emerald Downs.

Ticks are waiting with the nice weather | King County Department of Health

  • May 6, 2012 at 4:30PM

“Just a little bit.” Those are four words every mother wants to hear from her teenage daughters on a beautiful spring day in answer to the question “Do you have homework?” Those were the words I heard this bright and beautiful Sunday morning, which meant they had time to do something else today. My garden was calling to me and because of some current health issues, I needed some able bodies out there to do what I couldn’t.

Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra 'Spice of Life' concert | Slideshow

  • May 6, 2012 at 7:25PM

The Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra presented its "Spice of Life Concert" concert Friday at the Maple Valley Presbyterian Church.

Rainier Missile wins Emerald Downs Sunday feature | Horse Racing

  • May 6, 2012 at 7:28PM

Rainier Missile lived up to his name Sunday at Emerald Downs.

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