Man pleads not guilty to rape of local teen

Errol Leon Vanpevenage, Jr., admitted to knowing the 17-year old was underage, and allegedly threatened her and her family if she broke off contact.

Time to register for St. Paddy’s 5K

The current early-registration entry fee is $30.

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Buckley Hall to host Pierce County “history day”

Come learn about your area nearly two dozen historical societies.

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In Buckley, more storage units on 410, beer and wine downtown

Wood, Wine, & Whimsy got their alcohol license Feb. 12.

Measles outbreak prompts health officials to encourage vaccinations

90 percent of people who pass through a measles-infected area — even hours after the sick person has left — can become sick.

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Baby wouldn’t wait: Bonney Lake mom delivers son at spa

At 7 pounds, 8 ounces and stretching 21 inches, Brooks Edwin Christiansen entered the world at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23.

Enumclaw woman dies due to weather conditions

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office as of Feb. 12 confirmed four deaths caused by hypothermia during the recent weather conditions.

State meet includes Panther swimmers and a Hornet diver

Nikolas Schwendeman, Jack Budinich, and Ben Hauswirth each earned a medal or two.

White River girls again advance to Sweet 16

The tournament begins Feb. 27.

White River boys, girls place second at Mat Classic

Payton Stroud, one of the top woman wrestlers in the country, came away once again with the championship.

Boys lacrosse, a club team, will make debut at EHS

With the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association forcing White River and Enumclaw high schools to split their lacrosse club, EHS will have its own this spring.

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Sports

Plateau Rebels win state, then earn national title

The team is made up from students in the Enumclaw, Buckley, Bonney Lake and Maple Valley areas.

 

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

For whodunit lovers, this short story is a gleefully-dark delight

Growing older is a very good thing. First of all, there’s a secret to it: aging isn’t as important as Continue reading...

 

Northwest

Bill targets sexual health curriculum in Washington schools

Senate Bill 5395 is co-sponsored by 17 Democratic representatives and introduced by Sen. Claire Wilson, D-Federal Way.

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According to King County’s Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) annual report, Seattle had the highest rate of people using services at 36 percent of the total, followed by 31 percent from South King County, 18 percent from the greater Eastside, and 7 percent from north county including Shoreline.

Study shows King County’s treatment funding is making progress

A document on the county’s .1 percent health sales tax was accepted Wednesday by the county council.

 

Business

Growing resistance to corporate incentives | Don Brunell

There is a growing backlash to corporations among liberals.

 

OfferUp founder Nick Huzar makes customer safety a core pillar

Bellevue-based CEO wanted a simpler solution to his own problems