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Old Men Pitching Horseshoes | Poem by X.J. Kennedy

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 1:28PM

One of the most distinctive sounds in small-town America is the chiming of horseshoe pitching. A friend always carries a pair in the trunk of his car.

Mike Man’s Gold takes Independence Day feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 8:15AM

One of the track’s top 2-year-olds from a year ago was back on the beam Thursday at Emerald Downs.

Fireworks sales and use ends | State Fire Marshal

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 10:13AM

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that the sales period for consumer fireworks concludes July 5, 2013 at 9:00 pm and the discharge period concludes July 5, 2013 at 11:00 pm. The next legal period for sales and discharge will not occur until December of this year.

Trainers choose horses for 100-days challnege | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 1:44PM

They’re off and running in the inaugural 100-Day Trainer Challenge.

Two reported injuries from motorcycle crash on state Route 410 | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 1:33PM

East Pierce Firefighters are responding to Mt Rainier National Park, at the White River Ranger Station off of SR 410.

Four international flights diverted from San Fransisco to Sea-Tac

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:08PM

Four international flights currently diverted that were headed to San Francisco airport.

Confirmed case of measles in person traveling through Sea-Tac airport

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:12PM

Local public health officials have learned of a confirmed case of measles in a contagious traveler who arrived at Sea-Tac airport on July 4, 2013. Measles is a highly contagious and potentially severe disease caused by the measles virus. It is mainly spread through the air after a person with measles coughs or sneezes.

Ingrained eating habits hard to change | Timi Gustafson, R.D.

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:24PM

Americans may be better informed about matters of diet and nutrition than ever before, but that does not necessarily change their behavior, according to a number of studies including several conducted by the restaurant industry. Although many popular chain restaurants are trying to give consumers healthier alternatives to their traditional fares, the better-for-you stuff doesn’t sell very well.

Excelsior by Walt Whitman

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:19PM

Who has gone farthest? for I would go farther, And who has been just? for I would be the most just person of the earth,

New rock blasting time on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:40PM

The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 for rock blasting at a new time next week starting at 7:30 p.m.

Attorney General Ferguson maintains pressure on Google to increase privacy

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 3:55PM

Attorney General Bob Ferguson, joined by 22 other state attorneys general, announced progress in their effort to work with Google to improve how it protects consumer privacy, and called on the company to offer greater transparency and more meaningful privacy controls.

Rouen, Place de la Pucelle by Maria White Lowell |

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 11:51AM

Here blooms the legend, fed by Time and Chance, Fresh as the morning, though with centuries old, The whitest lily on the shield of France, With heart of virgin gold.

$50,000 Boeing Handicap notes | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 12:08PM

Most Wins Horse: 2, Ropersandwranglers 1997-98 Trainer: 4, Doris Harwood (Silver Screen Girl, 2003; Dinner At Arlene’s, 2006; Shampoo, 2008; Elusive Horizon, 2009)

Dare Me Devil wins Saturday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 12:04PM

Dare Me Devil shook off Rezar into the stretch and held off Wasserman late for a one-length victory Saturday in the featured $13,750 Coca-Cola Purse for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.

Stopshoppingdebbie and Music of My Soul looking for second stakes | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 2:46PM

Stopshoppingdebbie and Music of My Soul seek to continue their winning ways Sunday, July 14, as Emerald Downs offers the $50,000 Kent Handicap for 3-year-old fillies and $50,000 Seattle Slew Handicap for 3-year-old colts and geldings.

Miners memorial and statue unveiled during Black Diamond Miners Day | Slideshow

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 3:03PM

The Black Diamond Historical Society sponsoring the design and construction of a statue and memorial garden dedicated to coal miners from around the state.

Washington Thoroughbreds in the news

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 3:28PM

Five-year-old Ivanho, a gelded son of Broken Vow-Mybrowneyedgal, upped his lifetime earnings to $183,870 after he ran third, by a neck and a nose, in an allowance/$62,500 optional claiming race at Betfair Hollywood Park on June 22. 2007 RNA Eighty Eight finished third in the Millarville Sprint Stakes run at Lethbridge on July 1.

Three-time Grade 1 stakes winner Smiling Tiger retired | Washington Thoroughbred Owners Association

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 3:25PM

It was announced on July 4 that WTBOA Sales poster horse Smiling Tiger has been retired from racing and will stand the 2014 breeding season at Premier Equine Center in California for a $5,000 fee.

Longshot Gosailgo wins $50,000 Boeing Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 8:12PM

Gosailgo, the longest price in the four-horse field, romped to a five-length victory over Exclusive Diva in the $50,000 Boeing Handicap for older fillies and mares Sunday at Emerald Downs.

Equine Art 2013 from July 12 ‑ 14 at Emerald Downs | Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 10:47AM

The Washington Thoroughbred Foundation, in conjunction with the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association (WTBOA) and Emerald Downs, is pleased to present Equine Art 2013.

Late night fire destroys mobile home | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 8:36AM

No one was injured in a fire that broke out around 11:30 p.m. last night at a home on the 26000 block of Johns Road East, between the towns of South Prairie and Wilkeson. Firefighters from East Pierce Fire and Rescue and Orting Valley Fire and Rescue responded to the single-wide mobile home fire.

Battle over tax increases will heat up again | Tim Eyman

  • Jul 11, 2013 at 11:47AM

Over the past 15 years, our team of supporters has sponsored and given the voters the opportunity to vote on our tax limiting initiatives.

Nine Washington community agencies receive homeless prevention grants

  • Jul 11, 2013 at 12:35PM

Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chairman of the Senate Housing Appropriations Subcommittee and senior member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, announced that nine state non-profit community agencies will receive more than $7 million in federal funding to provide homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing assistance to veterans in Washington state.

Enumclaw trainer Blaine Wright looks for victory in Seattle Slew Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 12, 2013 at 8:47AM

Trainer Blaine Wright has left his mark on the Seattle Slew Handicap.

22 horses in barn fire on Green Valley Road - one sent to vet | Mountain View Fire and Rescue

  • Jul 13, 2013 at 10:47AM

22 horses were in the barn when the fire started. 1 horse went to an emergency vet. Local vet is checking on the other horses.

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