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- Nov 10, 2015 at 12:00AM updated Nov 11, 2015 at 9:44AM
Everyone says your twenties are the best time of your life – the time where you can really figure out what you want to do and take your time with it.
- Nov 11, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 11:22AM
Enumclaw opens against Holy Names in Kennewick
- Nov 11, 2015 at 3:03PM
As Washingtonians honor former military personnel on Veterans Day, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington urge consumers to remain vigilant against scammers targeting veterans.
- Nov 11, 2015 at 2:25PM
The fall tennis season ended Oct. 30-31 with the West Central District tournaments for both Class 3A and 2A players, which advanced top players to the spring state championships.
- Nov 12, 2015 at 10:02AM
Expressing support for tripling the number of beds available in the winter shelter operated by King County is an immediate step in responding to the Local Proclamation of Emergency on homelessness. The Metropolitan King County Council today gave its unanimous support to expanding the winter shelter to accommodate up to 150 beds a night.
- Nov 12, 2015 at 12:37PM
I just love it when conservatives argue against something and then unravel their own point in the very same letter.
- Nov 12, 2015 at 1:15PM
Dear Citizens of Enumclaw,
- Nov 12, 2015 at 11:13AM
Two questions came to my mind after seeing the results of the Nov. 3 elections (click here for Pierce County results and here for King County results): do voters make good decisions in a democracy, or is it better that the uninformed not vote? And does the skill and knowledge that it takes to win an election actually serve that politician once in office? At this time in an off-year election year and with the presidential election looming in 2016, these questions are extremely relevant.
- Nov 13, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 1:43PM
100% of Washingtonians lives in counties affected recently by weather-related disasters, including the droughts and wildfires that ravaged Washington this summer, according to a new interactive map using data from the federal government. Scientists say global warming is already exacerbating some extreme weather events and their impacts.
- Nov 13, 2015 at 11:13AM
Kevin Alexander Comollo built a new information kiosk for the U.S Forest Service Office in Enumclaw.
- Nov 13, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 2:50PM
Upon reading the recent letter (Courier-Herald, Nov. 4) critiquing Rich Elfers' column on freedom and chaos, I felt as if I had followed Alice down Lewis Carroll's wondrous rabbit hole. Those familiar with Alice's Adventures in Wonderland may remember her conversation with Humpty Dumpty during which he proceeded to instruct her in his version of semantics:
- Nov 14, 2015 at 11:27AM
King County employees would become eligible for up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child, under a proposal King County Executive Dow Constantine sent this week to the King County Council.
- Nov 14, 2015 at 1:45PM
CHI Franciscan Health welcomes Syd Bersante as market president for Pierce County. As market president, she holds responsibility for St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Enumclaw and St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma. Bersante has been serving as president of St. Joseph Medical Center since November 2007. A registered nurse, Bersante joined CHI Franciscan in 1990.
- Nov 14, 2015 at 10:01AM
Thank you to all citizens who voted in the recent election.
- Nov 14, 2015 at 12:13PM
Alcoa's announcement that it is shutting down our state's last two aluminum smelters may be a long awaited requiem for some, but there are other factors we should consider before burying it.
- Nov 14, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 6:50PM
UPDATE: As of 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, the sum of the Snoqualmie River's three forks recorded a flow of 20,610 cubic feet per second (CFS), just past the 20,000 CFS threshold for a Phase III flood alert. At these flood levels, low-lying areas of the Snoqualmie Valley could be inundated with floodwaters of various depths, and road closures are possible.
- Nov 16, 2015 at 3:30PM
Today, the Washington Department of Ecology announced they have issued Volkswagen AG, Audi, and Volkswagen Group of America a formal notice that they violated the Washington Clean Air Act. This is the first step in an enforcement action that could result in sizable penalties.
- Nov 16, 2015 at 9:15AM
Mount Rainier National Park has announced its winter operations, in preparation for weather conditions and recreation opportunities the winter season provides for visitors. Though many park roads are closed to vehicle access for the winter, areas throughout the park remain open for recreation.
- Nov 16, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 3:12PM
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved revisions to rules addressing various sources of conflict between people and wildlife, such as wildlife damaging crops or harming livestock.
- Nov 16, 2015 at 10:50AM
King County Executive Dow Constantine and Council Chair Larry Phillips signed into law one of the most ambitious climate action plans in the United States. It provides a roadmap for the region to reduce carbon pollution, increase transit, protect open spaces, improve recycling options, and prepare for climate change impacts.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 10:13AM
The White River High girls battled their way to the state Class 2A volleyball championships, where they won an opening-round match. From there, things didn't go as well for the Hornets, who dropped their next two matches and were eliminated.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 11:32AM
Enumclaw friends Dana Meeks, Chris Wilson and John Wilson headed to the famous Strip in Las Vegas recently to compete in the final stop of the 2015 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 1:40PM
Recreational marijuana was introduced to the Plateau a year ago when two retail stores set up shop on the outskirts of Buckley.
- Nov 17, 2015 at 1:00PM
New Washington health data shows a significant drop in deaths from prescription narcotics in recent years. Tragically, the decline is offset by a doubling of the number of heroin deaths in our state during the same time. Both heroin and prescription narcotics are types of drugs known as opioids.
- Nov 18, 2015 at 10:13AM
Enumclaw voters have agreed to bump the local tax rate in exchange for guaranteed street improvements, but residents won't begin paying the higher tax until spring.