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- Jun 29, 2016 at 3:03PM
From June 28 to June 30, 2016, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) is running extra patrol's to crack down on distracted drivers. This is part of the statewide "Talk, Text, Ticket" campaign led by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
- Jun 30, 2016 at 10:03AM
Armed with a coaching resumé that includes stops at the collegiate and prep levels, Jeff Zenisek has taken over the football program at White River High School.
- Jun 30, 2016 at 12:07PM
To commemorate the World War I Battle of Verdun, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande met recently at the battle site to remember and honor the deaths of 300,000 German and French soldiers in that 10-month battle.
- Jul 1, 2016 at 11:50AM
State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that in 2015 there were 240 fires caused by fireworks. Wildland and vegetation fires accounted for 193, or 80% of all fireworks caused fires, resulting in $12,555 of loss and damages.
- Jul 1, 2016 at 12:05PM
Previously, I expressed reservations about the Planning Commission's proposed gated development section of Enumclaw's Comprehensive Plan (Courier-Herald, May 8). Essentially, my objections were that the enclosed housing tracts would thwart the stated goal of the Comprehensive Plan to enhance connections across the town and that a market-driven approach is not a plan, but the absence of one.
- Jul 1, 2016 at 2:30PM
Every year around the Fourth of July, 911 operators are inundated with calls regarding fireworks. The majority of these calls are non-emergency related, but tie up the 911 system, potentially delaying an emergency call from getting through.
- Jul 2, 2016 at 10:00AM
How do lunar rovers work? -Pedro, 10
- Jul 3, 2016 at 9:00AM
On June 12, my Sunday began like every other Sunday. The alarm went off at 6 a.m., followed by my habitual tap of the snooze button. As I slowly woke up, I began thinking about all the tasks I had for the day. Nothing out of the ordinary for a pastor on a Sunday: preparations for morning worship, reviewing my sermon in my head, remembering that day's guest teacher and the meetings I had scheduled for that afternoon. Again, nothing out of the ordinary for a pastor on a Sunday morning.
- Jul 5, 2016 at 9:23AM
In the quiet town of Buckley, an alleged drunk driver crashed into the Foothills Museum on June 18.
- Jul 5, 2016 at 10:15AM
Taking a musical cue from neighboring communities, the city of Buckley is prepared to launch a summertime "Music in the Park" series.
- Jul 5, 2016 at 11:15AM
In the presidential campaign leading up to the November elections, hopefully we will hear about ways to "Make America Great Again!"
Medical marijuana dispensaries close around the state, but retail stores have no replacement product
- Jul 6, 2016 at 10:25AM
The Cannabis Patient Protection Act came into full effect Friday, July 1, and fireworks were certainly not the only thing being lit on the Plateau over the Independence Day weekend.
- Jul 6, 2016 at 12:40PM
Thousands of passengers – most of senior status and all in need of assistance – are experiencing a smoother, quieter ride, thanks to the new Care Van serving much of the Plateau community.
- Jul 6, 2016 at 3:00PM
As you plan your summer travels, remember that the first of five weekends of #SouthKingSlowdown is July 8-11. The Department of Transportation plans to reduce southbound I-5 to two lanes in SeaTac starting at 8 p.m. Friday, July 8.
- Jul 7, 2016 at 10:09AM
A key section of the well-traveled Veazie-Cumberland Road will soon be closed for five weeks while work crews replace culverts under the busy stretch of rural pavement.
- Jul 7, 2016 at 11:03AM
A little more than a week ago we saw British citizens vote to leave the European Union, citing distrust of ruling elites in Brussels and a desire to retake lost national power.
- Jul 8, 2016 at 10:01AM
Boeing B-17 bombers were built for World War II and retired in 1968, never to be flown again.
- Jul 8, 2016 at 10:22AM
A rainy forecast has washed out work that would have narrowed southbound Interstate 5 to two lanes in SeaTac and Des Moines this weekend. Work on eastbound Interstate 90 across Lake Washington will proceed as scheduled Friday, July 8.
- Jul 8, 2016 at 11:13AM
After an eventful primary presidential election, it appears the presidential candidates have been chosen: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
- Jul 8, 2016 at 12:12PM
The brutal murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman took place seven days after my 5th birthday.
- Jul 10, 2016 at 9:00AM
Ahh…summertime! Hopefully most of us will experience a change of pace (slower) and perhaps a change of scenery (more time in the great outdoors) and maybe even a vacation! Time away, and time to play! All of us need time for refreshment, in order to recharge our batteries.
- Jul 11, 2016 at 1:50PM
In an effort to keep the state roadways safe during this long holiday weekend of travel, Washington State Patrol (WSP) Troopers made approximately 211 arrests or bookings of impaired drivers during Independence Day weekend.
- Jul 11, 2016 at 2:03PM
Eastern Washington University has released its dean's list for the spring 2016 quarter.
- Jul 12, 2016 at 12:07PM
Four members of the successful Enumclaw High girls relay teams were among the athletes honored June 30 at Safeco Field in Seattle.
- Jul 13, 2016 at 10:02AM
Looking to continue an upward surge in both attendance and enthusiasm, boosters are preparing to launch the 2016 edition of the King County Fair.