Free construction classes help make community connections

Building Beyond the Walls, an Enumclaw-based non-profit, offers folks of all stripes a way to learn new skills and form long-lasting connections through volunteer work.

East Pierce hosting annual open house Sept. 29

Don’t miss out on the free, family fun activities and demonstrations, like tearing a car apart with the jaws of life.

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Why you may want a Hep A vaccine | Public Health Insider

While hepatitus A outbreaks happen mainly in homeless communities, PHI wants to avoid an outbreak in the general population.

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Fun run will benefit animal rescue group

Grab your furry friend’s leash and head out to Lake Wilderness Park on Sept. 29.

Learn about library levy at sessions in Bonney Lake, Sumner

The levy, which is on the November general election ballot, would increase to 50 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value if approved by voters.

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Free Parks day arriving Sept. 22

Two more State Parks free days are on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Nov. 23.

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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.

Hornets sting Sumner Spartans

The nonleague volleyball game ended with Enumclaw on top.

Black Diamond police get little chief, too

The Black Diamond Police Department honored Jack Reich as their Police Chief for a Day.

Prep football roundup: Enumclaw improves to 3-0, others sit at 2-1

The Sumner Spartans fell to their Puyallup opponents 37-7.

Nation-wide emergency notification test coming October

This will be the first time the Wireless Emergency Alerts system will be tested across the country.

 

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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

 

Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

Opinion

Spotting outsiders in our little city

There’s always a way to tell who’s new and who’s ‘in-the-know’ in Enumclaw.

 

We must move away from identity politics

Mr. Trump recognized the legitimate concerns of the “working class” and socio-economic middle class which have born a disproportionate negative impact from many of Washington’s policies.

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Northwest

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

 

The man on Iron Mountain

Chuck Pillon has been living on a 10-acre junk-filled property near Renton for decades.

 

Business

Avoiding trouble while Tweeting | Don Brunell

Your social media can hurt you or help you when looking for a job.

 

Lampson beating odds for family-owned businesses | Don Brunell

According to The Family Firm Institute, only about 30 percent of family-owned businesses survive into the second generation and fewer than 12 percent are still viable into the third generation.