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King County Fire District No. 28 responds to man impersonating firefighter

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 4:15PM

Two men impersonating a wildland firefighter and water district inspector allegedly burglarized homes within KCFD No. 28.

Plan for your pet’s medical emergencies | All About Pets

  • Today at 12:00PM

None of us want to think about dealing with a pet in serious distress due to a medical emergency, but being prepared will ease your mind and might just save your pet’s life! part one of this two-part series, we’ll cover basic supplies and resources for handling a pet emergency; in part two, we’ll look at specific techniques that can save your pet.

Free to live with joy, justice | Church Corner

  • Today at 2:00PM

After selling his pickup truck, 22-year-old Westley C. French decided he wanted it back. So Westley and a few friends mugged the new truck owner, beating him with a 2x4. Then Westley and his friends fled the scene in their getaway car – a green Nissan 240 SX.

Bunnies cute, need plenty of care | All About Pets

  • Today at 11:00AM

Whether running around your yard or in an enclosure at the pet store, bunnies can be cute. Don’t let their outward appearance fool you, however. Bunnies can be very destructive animals, digging into and chewing on everything in sight—carpet, furniture, woodwork, even electrical cords. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to curb the behavior.

Mining contaminated waters | Don Brunell

  • Today at 10:00AM

The next billionaires may be the entrepreneur who figures out how to turn uncontaminated mine water into drinking water. In the process, they would make part of their fortune recovering chemicals and metals we use in our everyday lives.

Attorney General applauds State Supreme Court ruling on access to public records

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 3:00PM

Today in Nissen v. Pierce County, the Washington Supreme Court unanimously held that records on a public employee’s private cell phone can be “public records” and thus subject to disclosure. The Court's decision largely agrees with an amicus, or "friend of the court," brief filed by the Attorney General's Office.

Meetings to share details of proposed protected lands inventory changes | King County

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 2:00PM

Learn about a proposed King County Charter Open Space Amendment update to add 4,000 acres of County-owned property to its “High Conservation Value Property Inventory” at any of four upcoming public meetings.

Firefighter impersonator likely involved in burglary of elderly victim

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 12:00PM

On August 24, a 93 year old Enumclaw woman fell victim to a burglary likely involving a man impersonating a wild land firefighter. The victim reported on August 25th that some of her property was stolen from her garage. She then remembered that she had been visited the day before by a Black male wearing yellow work and clothes carrying a clipboard.

Busy intersection | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Aug 24, 2015 at 2:10PM

A truck-and-trailer rig struck a Department of Transportation signal box at the intersection of Porter Street and Griffin Avenue. The incident occurred the afternoon of Aug. 14 and resulted in DOT and Puget Sound Energy crews responding to make repairs.

Compromise: you pray for me, I’ll pray for you | Letter to the Editor

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 11:00AM

I have never stated or implied that all in the U.S. are Christian; a majority are probably not (Biblically speaking). The term “Christian,” unless defined, can mean or be tagged to anything. Example: “The Holy Order of the Christian Slug” – an extreme example I know, but one that might catch on in the Northwest.

Keep kids safe when packing school lunch | Back to School

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 10:00AM

The new school year likely means back to packing lunches and after-school snacks for students, scouts, athletes, dancers, and all the other children who carry these items to and from home. One ‘back’ you do not want to reacquaint children with, however, is foodborne bacteria.

Elderly woman victim of burglary by firefighter impersonator | King County Sheriff's Office

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 6:00PM

According to a release from the King County Sheriff's Office,a 93-year-old Enumclaw woman fell victim to a burglary likely involving a man impersonating a wild land firefighter.

Vaccine rates leave Washington toddlers at risk for preventable diseases | Department of Health

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 5:00PM

New immunization rates show many toddlers across the state aren’t getting vaccinated for certain diseases on time, if at all, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Immunization Survey. The trend means more children are at risk of getting measles, whooping cough, or other preventable diseases.

Limited deer hunt set for Oct. 17-31 | King County

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 3:52PM

King County Parks will open Island Center Forest to deer hunting for a fifth-annual limited season, Oct. 17-31, when no other access will be permitted on 200 acres of forestland.

Focus on flaws harmful human nature | Rich Elfers

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 12:00PM

It is always easy to point out flaws. To prove this, just look at whatever is hot in the news media right now: the police and race, terrorism, the job rating of the president or Congress, the Republican primary process, the Iran vote – the list can be nearly endless.

Enumclaw inline skater is set to challenge the world

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 11:00AM

Meeting the physical and mental challenges his sport brings, Caleb Wakefield finds himself competing at the highest level in a sport that remains on the periphery of a sports-obsessed American society.

When stereotypes become harmful | Our Corner

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 10:00AM

For centuries people have separated children based on their gender. When a girl is born, she is the little princess and when a boy is born he is the little man. There is nothing wrong or bad about this. Wrapping a newborn girl in a pink blanket as opposed to a blue one for a boy has no affect on the child. It only becomes wrong and possibly harmful to the child when parents force a child to grow up based on these sex stereotypes.

Metro proposes customized transit options to serve southeast King County communities | King County

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 3:24PM

King County Metro Transit is proposing a series of customized transit options to help riders from Enumclaw to Renton get where they need to go. Metro has been reaching out to local governments, community groups and riders and recently held a series of public meetings to help identify alternative transit services that are cost effective and offer improved choices in southeast King County.

King County releases health report on mothers and infants

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 2:00PM

This brief report summarizes some key health conditions important for the health of mothers and infants in King County and are also key markers of the overall health of the entire population.

‘Best Starts for Kids’ levy on fall ballot

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 10:00AM

King County voters will decide whether to add an average of $4 per month in property taxes to their bill this fall. The King County Council voted 8-1 in favor of putting King County Executive Dow Constantine’s “Best Starts for Kids” initiative on the Nov. 3 ballot. District 9 Councilman Reagan Dunn was the dissenting vote.

They're all heroes | Editorial Cartoon

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 12:00PM

This map shows where crews are fighting fires in Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties...

Ace back to school by avoiding shams | Better Business Bureau

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 11:00AM

Summer vacation may be over, but fraudsters are just getting started. Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington urges parents and students to brush up on their online safety knowledge before heading back to school.

Suspicious mail | Enumclaw and Buckley Police Blotter

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 9:00AM

A citizen arrived at the police station lobby Aug. 12 with a piece of mail she had received at her home. There was a racial comment on the envelope and no return address. The envelope was opened; it contained an article referring to a political issue.

Bunnies are cute and need plenty of care | All About Pets

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 2:36PM

Whether running around your yard or in an enclosure at the pet store, bunnies can be cute. Don't let their outward appearance fool you, however. Bunnies can be very destructive animals, digging into and chewing on everything in sight—carpet, furniture, woodwork, even electrical cords. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to curb the behavior.

Enumclaw Boy Scout collects retired flags

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 2:35PM

Members of the community now have a means to respectfully dispose of faded and tattered American flags, thanks to an Eagle Scout project tackled by 15-year-old Zachary Thorley.

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