Lake Tapps fully opens for all recreation | Cascade Water Alliance

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 3:25PM

Cascade announced today that as a result of additional water going into the Lake Tapps Reservoir, Lake Tapps is now fully open for all recreation, including motor craft, effective immediately. The bottom of the reservoir not covered by water (the lake bed) remains permanently closed to motorized vehicles.

Enumclaw Courier-Herald

Herbie D wins Independence Day feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 4, 2015 at 10:48PM

Herbie D was back in top form Saturday, rolling to a gate-to-wire one-length victory in the $25,000 allowance feature on Independence Day at Emerald Downs.

Covington-Maple Valley Reporter

Fireworks sales and use | State Fire Marshal

  • Jul 4, 2015 at 2:41PM

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that the sale and use period for consumer fireworks concludes on Saturday, July 4, at 11 p.m.

Enumclaw Courier-Herald

Star of the Dia wins Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 4, 2015 at 2:35PM

Star of the Dia turned back all challengers Friday and scored a half-length victory in the $18,800 Carl’s Jr. Purse for 3-year-olds and up on Fireworks Spectacular night at Emerald Downs.

Protecting our beautiful NW | Outdoor lifestyles

  • Jul 4, 2015 at 1:00PM

We are embarking on another summer and will undoubtedly be experiencing the best of what Western Washington has to offer. These are the days that we don’t like to tell non-Washingtonians about; we would be content if they kept on believing that we exist in constant drizzle and dreary days as they continue their journey through and not permanently to our state.

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