Carnegie Hall appearance for White River band

The band was encouraged to apply for to play at the famed venue three years ago.

Courier-Herald to stop Bonney Lake coverage

Additionally, the paper will be moving offices (though we will still be in the same building) and be moving toward a paid subscription-only business model.

An update on the increased HIV risk among drug-users | Public Health Insider

More and more heterosexual men are being infected.

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Locally-acquired hepatitis A case in person living homeless | Public Health Insider

Hepatitus A is extremely contagious, and incidents have been on the rise.

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“Weed” like you to get home safe this weekend | Public Health Insider

It’s not safe or legal to drive while high.

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Daylight savings bill passes Senate | WNPA Olympia News Bureau

The bill will keep Washington on Daylight Savings Time permanently, if approved by Congress.

King County residents sick with Salmonella | Department of Health

Two county residents fell sick after eating raw tuna.

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1-800-RECYCLE gets a new online database

The new webpage helps bring Ecology into the 21st century.

EHS juniors receive Limbo Scholarships

The Ray Limbo Junior Achievement Scholarship has been aiding students further their education for more than 50 years.

  • 5 days ago

WR athletes ink agreements to compete in college

Nationally-ranked wrestler Payton Stroud will be heading to Illinois.

Community group to gather in advance of Little Lake Forest meeting

The pre-meeting is this Saturday, April 20.

Sports

Area track and field athletes rank among state’s best

Enumclaw’s girls 4x400 relay team sits in the No. 1 spot.

 

Relay teams take Arnie Young title

The team is composed of Ricky Portillo, Foster Barnhart, Anthony Russell and Royal Snyder.

 

Marketplace

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect Continue reading...

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

Life

Daffodil princesses appear at local libraries

Bonney Lake and Sumner have their events April 27, while Buckley will host its royalty May 4.

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Northwest
Jim Pitts stands on walkway overlooking filtration chambers at the King County South Treatment Plant in Renton. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Human waste: Unlikely climate change hero?

King County treatment plant joins effort to counteract effects of carbon dioxide.

 

Washington State Capitol Building. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Legislation targets rape kit backlog

WA has about 10,000 untested kits; new law would reduce testing time to 45 days

 

Business

Montana woman recognized among Fortune’s greatest world leaders | Don Brunell

Marilyn Bartlett ranked No. 16 for her effort to save her state employee health insurance plan.

 

Retrieving ocean trash is only the first step | Don Brunell

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is nearly the size of Alaska.