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Wilkeson annual handcar races and festivities | Slideshow

  • Jul 24, 2013 at 12:43PM

Wilkeson played host to its annual handcar races and everything that goes with the anticipated event July 13.

King County purchases mobile home park along flood-prone Cedar River

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 11:12AM

As part of an ongoing, long-term project to protect public safety, King County has acquired a mobile home park that lies perilously close to a flood-prone portion of the Cedar River in Maple Valley, and was offered for sale by its owner.

He’s Not Bluffin wins Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 27, 2013 at 9:35AM

Owners Ron and Rosalie Warren appear to have an up and coming 3-year-old at Emerald Downs.

Atavism by Elinor Wylie | Poets.org

  • Jul 28, 2013 at 11:58AM

Elinor Hoyt was born in Somerville, New Jersey, on September 7, 1885. Though also notorious for her numerous romances, including with eventual husband Horace Wylie, she was primarily renowned among her contemporaries for the quality of her poetry and fiction. Wylie died in 1928.

The sweet spot of parenting | Living with Gleigh

  • Jul 28, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 2:36PM

I have been at a sweet place in parenthood for a couple years now. For those of you with older kids you know the spot - it’s when you can drop your kids off at places they want to go without chaperoning them. It actually starts in a small way a few years sooner when you can leave them at home alone for an extended period of time - like long enough to go grocery shopping or enjoy a date with your husband without getting a babysitter.

Jack the Pirate steals the Saturday feature after slow start | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 28, 2013 at 11:33AM

Jack the Pirate overcame a slow start and scored a 3 ¼-length victory over Jade Road in the $11,025 feature race for 3-year-olds and up Saturday at Emerald Downs.

It was a hard thing to undo this knot by Gerard Manley Hopkins | Poets.org

  • Jul 28, 2013 at 12:10PM

Gerard Manley Hopkins was born on July 28, 1844, near London. A Jesuit priest, he devoted most of his time to his religion, but is best remembered today for the inventive and ingeniously musical verse he wrote in private. Hopkins died in 1889.

Almost half of Washington drownings happen in rivers and streams | Department of Health

  • Jul 28, 2013 at 12:20PM

Enjoying Washington’s waters can be one of the highlights of the summer, yet it can also be dangerous, as recent drowning cases have shown. Analysis by state health officials of recent reported drowning deaths show most in our state happen in summer months, and almost half of the 100 deaths a year occur in rivers and streams.

Dog in Bed - Poem by Joyce Sidman | Ted Kooser

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 9:30AM

Poor Richard’s Almanac said, “He that lieth down with dogs shall rise up with fleas,” but that hasn’t kept some of us from sleeping with our dogs. Here’s a poem about the pleasure of that, by Joyce Sidman, who lives and sleeps in Montana. Her book, Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night, won a 2011 Newbery Honor Award.

Reloading scams target previous victims and senior citizens | Better Business Bureau

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 10:31AM

Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is advising consumers—and especially seniors—to get educated about “reloading” scams to avoid ending up on the “sucker list.”

Washington Supreme Court rules insurers liable for agent’s actions

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 11:18AM

Title insurance practices have long been a concern to Kreidler, whose office in 2005 scrutinized 18 months of employee expense reports and ledgers for the largest title companies in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. The examination found many cases in which the companies were providing gifts, golf tournament sponsorships, parties, ski trips, sports tickets, meals and other inducements to get business.

King of the Plateau football jamboree at Pete's Pool field | Slideshow

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 12:26PM

Enumclaw and Sumner high school football programs participated in the the Hornets King of the Plateau football jamboree July 23 through July 25 at Pete's Pool.

Continental Coal Company mine in Ravensdale | Historical

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 4:40PM

This photograph was taken in 1920 at the Continental Coal Company mine in Ravensdale. Fred Habenicht is shown supervising the offloading of a new General Electric motor used for pulling mine cars from the tunnel to the coal bunker in the background.

Star, meteor party and natural lightscapes program at Paradise | Mount Rainier National Park

  • Aug 3, 2013 at 1:18PM

Families and individuals of all ages are invited to the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park for a special program on Saturday Aug.10.

Tom Timlick winner Saturday in Emerald Qualifying Tournament

  • Aug 4, 2013 at 10:24AM

After the original first-place finisher was disqualified, runner-up Tom Timlick was declared the official winner Saturday in The Emerald Qualifying Tournament.

Rock blasting on Snoqualmie Pass

  • Aug 4, 2013 at 10:54AM

Drivers need to be prepared for nightly closures on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass next week for rock blasting starting at 7 p.m. Closures may exceed two hours on Aug. 5 , 6 and 8. The Aug. 7 closure is planned for one hour.

Saddleranch wins Saturday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 4, 2013 at 10:35AM

Saddleranch held off Assessment in a driving finish and scored a half-length victory Saturday in the $21,000 Carl’s Jr. Purse for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.

Noose Beach brother, Noosito, makes strong debut | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 4, 2013 at 10:37AM

Move over Noosa Beach and Music of My Soul, there’s a new kid on the block.

An Exhortation by Percy Bysshe Shelley | Poets.org

  • Aug 4, 2013 at 10:42AM

Chameleons feed on light and air: Poets' food is love and fame: If in this wide world of care Poets could but find the same

$200,000 Longacres Mile draws 28 nominations | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 11:21AM

Director of Racing Bret Anderson has released a star-studded list of 28 nominations for the 78th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) on Sunday, Aug. 18.

Plateau baseball club wins three at American Legion Tournament

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 11:03AM

In early June, there were 56 American Legion baseball teams scattered around Washington, all hoping to advance to the state championships in Walla Walla. By late July, only a handful had seen their dreams come true.

Dave Gordon jumps to early lead in Black Diamond primary

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 8:00PM updated Aug 7, 2013 at 8:46AM

Dave Gordon took 66 percent, 567 votes, in the early primary returns in the Black Diamond mayor's race Tuesday evening according to the King County Elections website.

Rock out for a good cause at Rock the Green | Middle Green River Coalition

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 9:05AM

The Middle Green River Coalition presents the Rock the Green 5K/10K Trail Run and Festival Saturday, Aug. 10, at Green River Community College. Proceeds benefit the Green-Duwmaish Watershed and Middle Green River Coalition’s efforts to protect the Middle Green River area.

$65,000 Emerald Distaff brings 18 nominees | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 10:50AM

Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer has nominated a trio of 5-year-old mares to the $65,000 Emerald Distaff on Sunday, August 18.

Reagan Dunn leads primary race for King County Council District No. 9 seat

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 12:53PM

Dunn, who lives just outside Maple Valley, took the lead with 55 percent of the vote in early returns.

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