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- May 20, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 2:36PM
Citing a three-part platform that emphasizes education, transportation and public safety, Morgan Irwin has launched his bid for the state House of Representatives.
- May 23, 2016 at 3:15PM
Whether camping out or enjoying a backyard barbeque, the State Fire Marshal's Office would like to remind everyone to be careful with any kind of activity that could spark a wildfire.
- May 23, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 24, 2016 at 9:20AM
Monday marked the beginning of a three-day strike for faculty at Green River College.
- May 24, 2016 at 10:01AM
Area track and field teams spent two days last week at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner, with top performers advancing to this week's state meets and all others seeing their prep seasons come to a close.
- May 24, 2016 at 12:04PM
Rental scams might be a common trick these days, but unfortunately, it is still common for house hunters to fall for it. Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest has noticed an uptick in this type of scam being reported to BBB Scam Tracker.
- May 24, 2016 at 3:00PM
Citing reduced revenues and increased operational costs, the city of Buckley decided to transfer management of the city cemetery to a private enterprise.
- May 25, 2016 at 10:18AM
After serving 12 years as an elected official for the city of Enumclaw, four years as a council member and on the final homestretch of eight years as mayor, I have decided to not seek re-election in 2017.
- May 26, 2016 at 3:25PM
For most, Memorial Day weekend is the first 3-day weekend many have had off since the beginning of the year. This is also traditionally the start of the camping and vacation season where many will hitch up the trailer or load up the camper and head out onto the open road.
- May 27, 2016 at 2:40PM
The formal filing period for fall elections closed last Friday, giving citizens a look at their choices for the campaign season.
- May 27, 2016 at 5:33PM
The Enumclaw Hornets continued its winning ways today in the first round of the 3A state softball tournament at the Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey.
- May 28, 2016 at 5:34PM
After a nearly perfect season, the Enumclaw Hornets softball team fell 10-0 to Meadowdale Saturday in the 3A state title game.
- May 29, 2016 at 9:02AM
May 5 marked my daughter's 12th birthday. She passed away several years ago, but we celebrate still.
- May 31, 2016 at 10:15AM
In a whirlwind of emails, Black Diamond council members requested, cancelled and declined to attend a special council meeting on May 25, leaving a council agenda filled with city business unable to be acted upon for the second time in two weeks.
- May 31, 2016 at 2:55PM
Kevin Nelson realized he wasn't destined for a career as a professional athlete. So, he embraced the next best thing and ascended quickly from the collegiate classroom to the broadcaster's booth.
- Jun 1, 2016 at 10:15AM
For the past 30 years, Buckley property owners have willingly taxed themselves, paying for emergency medical services provided through the Buckley Fire Department.
- Jun 1, 2016 at 11:30AM
The White River High girls took third place and the Hornet boys were fifth at the 2016 state powerlifting championships.
- Jun 1, 2016 at 12:13PM
The personal nature of politics is on display in Washington.
- May 31, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Jun 1, 2016 at 2:37PM
- Jun 1, 2016 at 2:43PM
The following was written by Meredith Li-Vollmer for Public Health Insider:
- Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 3:15PM
Donald Trump's unpopularity numbers hover around 60 percent. Hillary Clinton's are between 50 and 55 percent. How did we get into a situation where most voters will be required to elect the least unpopular candidate this November? The answer lies in history and human nature.
- Jun 1, 2016 at 3:30PM
King County Emergency Management today officially launched an enhanced regional emergency alert system. ALERT King County allows residents to receive important information about significant events or emergency situations via telephone, text, and email. Residents who register can enter their home and work addresses for geographic-specific alerts. Registration is free and confidential.
- Jun 2, 2016 at 10:03AM
Construction began last week on Buckley's aptly-named "malfunction junction" and will create periodic – and reportedly minor – traffic inconveniences through its November completion.
- Jun 2, 2016 at 11:01AM
The presidential primary season has seen an earthquake of shifting alignments for both political parties, something few if any predicted six months ago. According to Michael Lind, writing an article for "Politico Magazine" entitled, "This Is What the Future of American Politics Looks Like," the political changes we have seen are really the end of the process, not the beginning.
- Jun 2, 2016 at 12:00PM
I really appreciate the kind messages I have received from folks after the Courier-Herald story announcing my decision not to run this year for re-election to the Washington State House of Representatives. It has been my honor to serve you in Olympia.
- Jun 2, 2016 at 2:34PM
As summer approaches, many teens are excited to have their first real jobs. Unfortunately, while working, some of them will be hurt — possibly seriously.