Students, staff move into new Enumclaw High classrooms

Construction isn’t over, but students can now enjoy new health, social sciences classrooms and science labs, as well as new school library.

General election ballots mailed | Secretary of State

Don’t put off sending in your ballot this year, even though it’s easier than ever to mail it in.

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Halloween pet photo event | Tractor Supply Company

Get a photo dressed up with your furry friend this Halloween.

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Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

Everybody wins in Boeing’s energy-reduction battle

There is nothing like a little friendly competition to show how when Boeing competes, the planet wins with reduced energy… Continue reading

Halloween events around the Plateau

Enumclaw and Buckley have many activities for the whole family, and several more for those looking for a scare.

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New apartments coming to Bonney Lake

They’ll be lining SR 410 by around 2020, a representative said.

Futures Academy aims to teach lessons for a lifetime

The soccer program, put on by the Mount Rainier Futbol Club, is meant for elementary-aged athletes.

Boeing inspires the next generation of engineers and technologists

Thousands of young students benefit from company volunteers’ teaching in STEM subjects

 

Sports

Area football teams add to victory column

Enumclaw remains undefeated, but all four schools saw wins last weekend.

 

Handful of area teams add wins, still sitting undefeated

Enumclaw football and golf, White River soccer and golf, and Bonney Lake and Sumner soccer lead their leagues.

 

Marketplace

Boeing’s 737 MAX 7 takes center stage in 2018

Aircraft to be produced at Boeing’s Renton factory on the shores of Lake Washington

 

Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Opinion

False rape allegations are not the problem to address

Approximately a 33 percent of women have survived an attempted or completed rape — that’s the issue at hand.

 

Keeping the Supreme Court above partisan politics

“A partisan reputation… is going to cause very serious harm to the status and integrity of the decisions of this court in the eyes of the country.”

 

Northwest

County officials warn of more HIV among homeless drug users

In total, 19 heterosexual individuals have been diagnosed with HIV in King County over the past year, up from seven last year.

 

Housing Crisis Fuels Opposition to Safeco Field Investment

Coalition calls on King County Council to divert public money away from stadium maintenance and put it toward affordable housing

 

Business

Carbon fee hurts businesses and families | Don Brunell

A carbon tax would raise over $610 million in its first year and jump to $761 million by 2023, but the added cost from the initiative over 15 years is projected to be 57-cents a gallon.