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Chris Hurst thanks community and clarifies his wife is not retiring

  • 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.

Teens more likely to get hurt at work than adults | Labor and Industries

  • 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.

Think F.A.S.T. when it comes to strokes; local hospitals and EMS departments highlight Stroke Month

  • Jun 3, 2016 at 10:05AM

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke.

Local golfers compete at state meets | 2016 state golf results

  • Jun 3, 2016 at 12:01PM

Enumclaw High placed third and Bonney Lake was fifth during last week's boys Class 3A state golf tournament.

Goal is to keep trees, shrubs looking natural

  • Jun 4, 2016 at 10:00AM

Now that the fruit trees have been pruned and are beginning to excite you about the summer and fall harvests, it is time to think about the ornamental shrubs and trees. Most will complete their new growth between now and mid to late June. As a result, some of your landscape plants may need a summer haircut.

Are there creatures on Earth with one eye? | Ask Dr. Universe

  • Jun 5, 2016 at 10:00AM

Are there creatures on Earth with one eye? -Elena, 7, Vancouver, Canada

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus detected in Yakima County | Department of Health

  • Jun 6, 2016 at 3:05PM

Test results detected West Nile virus in mosquitoes from Yakima County for the first time this year. Health officials from the Department of Health are advising people to take action to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes and to reduce areas where mosquitoes can breed.

Prep athletes shine as season comes to a close | 2016 Spring Sports Highlights

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 12:30PM

The spring season provided a bountiful harvest of honors and accolades for high school teams and individual athletes in the area.

Black Diamond rules illegal, says interim attorney; Police chief asked to remove council member from meeting

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 12:48PM

The June 2 Black Diamond City Council meeting started rough and derailed entirely when one council member was asked to leave and another two followed.

Scammers hope to win big during track and field trials | Better Business Bureau

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 2:20PM

The 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials are returning to Eugene, Ore. July 1- 10. The Trials attract more than a thousand athletes to Hayward Field and thousands more will attend as spectators.

Area athletes receive postseason honors

  • Jun 8, 2016 at 10:23AM

Check out which Enumclaw and White River high school spring sports teams and athletes received SPSL 2A and 3A honors.

Talks of Foothills Trail improvements

  • Jun 8, 2016 at 10:45AM

The popular Foothills Trail – a ribbon of pavement interrupted by unimproved sections of bare ground – is presently a topic of conversation on two fronts.

From Buckley to the four corners of the world

  • Jun 9, 2016 at 10:00AM

Buckley resident Kyle Frawley, 32, has been traveling nearly non-stop since his first overseas flight to London in 2005.

Debate offer too good to refuse|Jerry Cornfield

  • Jun 9, 2016 at 12:00PM

If you've never tried to pull off a debate, it's hard to appreciate the degree of difficulty involved in such a feat.

Bloodworks Northwest to visit Enumclaw on Monday

  • Jun 9, 2016 at 1:00PM

A blood drive has been scheduled for Monday, June 13, in Enumclaw.

Project to disrupt traffic at Southeast 424th Street and 244th Avenue Southeast

  • Jun 9, 2016 at 2:00PM

Traffic in a rural area northwest of Enumclaw will be disrupted, beginning June 20, to allow additional work at a habitat restoration site.

Cultural change in schools, high price| Richard Elfers

  • Jun 10, 2016 at 12:00PM

President Barack Obama recently sent a directive to public schools around the country to let students use restrooms according to their gender identities. While this directive is not legally binding, the threat of potential civil rights lawsuits and loss of federal funding for Title IX looms large.

Gated communities in Enumclaw raises concerns and thwarts goals | Letter to the Editor

  • Jun 10, 2016 at 2:30PM

The Enumclaw Planning Commission will soon make a recommendation to the City Council that they adopt some proposed changes to the Enumclaw Comprehensive Plan. They have put a lot of thought and effort into this document, and are to be complimented for taking on the difficult task of integrating the wishes of a community having diverse viewpoints with Washington's Growth Management Act.

Enumclaw and Buckley collaboration | Kim Lauk

  • Jun 11, 2016 at 10:03AM

An exciting project has been under way for the past few months. After negotiations with both Enumclaw and Buckley city governments and administrations, a joint committee has been formed that has been named the Plateau Cities Collaboration.

Don’t be so quick to judge your dandelions | Church Corner

  • Jun 12, 2016 at 9:00AM

This year, spring began with my front lawn studded with countless dandelions adding color to my struggling grass. Now, thinking about those dandelions, I am reminded of one of my favorite parables of Jesus: "The Weeds and the Wheat."

Oregon’s tax measure a potential boom for Washington | Don Brunell

  • Jun 13, 2016 at 3:15PM

Washington's next economic development plan may be written by Oregon voters next November.

Why does crispy rice pop? | Ask Dr. Universe

  • Jun 13, 2016 at 4:01PM

Hi Dr. Universe! When I was eating breakfast today, I came up with this question. Why does crispy rice make a popping sound when I pour milk over it? It makes me as curious as a cat! –Allison, 11, Pullman, WA

Buckley Fire Department recognized for volunteer firefighter efforts

  • Jun 14, 2016 at 10:01AM

The Buckley Fire Department has been honored with the Fire House Award by the Washington State Fire Fighters' Association.

State emphasized firework ban in wildlife areas

  • Jun 14, 2016 at 11:13AM

With wildfire season already under way, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding everyone that fireworks are prohibited on all 33 WDFW wildlife areas and 700-plus water access sites.

“We need to do more” about gun violence | Jeff Duchin

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 12:03PM

The following is written by Dr. Jeff Duchin for Public Health Insider:

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