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Suspicious person | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

Police learned of a suspicious man walking on Natalie Place the morning of June 2. He was walking fast and continually turning to look behind him. An officer spotted the man who dropped a backpack and fled on foot. The backpack was taken to the police station, pending a search warrant.

Solar energy becomes an affordable investment | Techno Know-How

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 9:49AM

It’s been 37 years since Kermit the Frog sang “It’s not easy being green” on the Muppet Show. Unfortunately for felt puppets and environmental enthusiasts, not much has changed since the 70s - “being green” is still a difficult thing to be.

Corporations should put health, morals first | Rich Elfers

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 11:00AM

Vision, creativity, hard work, strong focus, risk-taking, long-term thinking, self-reflection, giving the customer what he/she wants – these are the qualities that have made Jeff Bezos a household name along with the multi-billion dollar company he created:

During times of tragedy, God is always with us | Church Corner

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

During the past few months the Plateau has seen far too many horrific accidents and witnessed too many tragedies. Some have been high profile. At the same time it is certain that there are many others which have flown under the public’s radar, yet have been just as painful and devastating for the individuals and families involved.

Enumclaw, Buckley and Black Diamond students make WSU honor roll

  • Jun 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

The President’s Honor Roll recognizes students who stand above the rest with excellent academic performance. To be eligible for the honor roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of nine graded hours in a single term at WSU and earn a grade point average of 3.75 or earn a 3.50 cumulative GPA based on 15 cumulative hours of graded work.

Get an early jump on summer with great activities at King County Parks

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 2:12PM

From trail runs, live music and more, King County Parks is revving up for a full summer of great entertainment and recreation possibilities. Here are just a few upcoming options for summertime fun – and be sure to visit the King County Parks website for even more ideas for getting out and exploring parks, trails and other features of your big backyard.

Cartoonist aiming at limited audience | Letters to the Editor

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 11:02AM

I would like to address the satire illustrator, Shiers Jr., who has been gracing the Courier-Herald with his satire art in past months.

Technical rescue at Christine Falls | Mount Rainier National Park

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 12:00PM

Park Rangers conducted a technical rescue yesterday below Christine Falls in Mount Rainier National Park where and 18-year old male from Tacoma, WA, fell 30-40 feet this afternoon. Due to multiple injuries he was taken to a local hospital by life flight.

Audience was rude to performers | Letters to the Editor

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 12:00PM

I have attended Cowboy Gathering since Enumclaw started having this event. I think it is rude and insulting to the performers that volunteer to perform. The venues are very noisy making it difficult to hear. People continue to talk during the performance.

Alternating traffic on SR 410 White River Bridge this weekend | Department of Transportation

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 1:36PM

Drivers on State Route 410 (Enumclaw Buckley Road) should plan ahead for possible delays near the White River Bridge on Saturday and Sunday mornings, June 13-14.

New travel time signs activated in Pierce, Thurston counties | Department of Transportation

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 11:08AM

Just in time for summer vacations, drivers traveling on Interstate 5 between Lacey and Tacoma have a new source of traveler information on the road and on the web. Earlier today, the Washington State Department of Transportation activated five new roadway signs that display travel times on I-5 between State Route 510 in Thurston County and Tukwila in King County.

HVAC imposters target Washingtonians | Better Business Bureau

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 3:00PM

Under the guise of legitimate subcontractors, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington has uncovered a group of individuals claiming to be affiliated with local HVAC businesses. The schemers allegedly set up appointments with unsuspecting consumers, then pressure them into paying much more than quoted—oftentimes for shoddy work.

Hope the Cowboy Gathering stays an annual event | Letter to the Editor

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 9:00AM

Having grown up in Enumclaw it was a great pleasure to attend the first and second Plateau Cowboy Gathering.

Close communities are best for growing teens | In The Day

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 10:00AM

Tight-knit communities can sure take their toll on boundary-seeking teenagers. I rarely broke rules as a teenager but, when I did, my parents or someone who knew them were usually nearby to witness and/or report my wrongdoings. Or potential wrongdoings.

Summer enforcement of WSDA agricultural dealer licenses under way

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 11:00AM

Each year, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) receives numerous reports of farmers cheated out of money owed to them, often by unlicensed commodity dealers. To combat this type of fraud, and ensure a level playing field for dealers following the rules, WSDA’s Agricultural Investigations Program is conducting a special enforcement effort this summer.

Joint Base Lewis McChord soldier arrested for child pornography | Washington State Patrol

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 12:00PM

Detectives from the Washington State Patrol’s Missing and Exploited Children Task Force (MECTF) have arrested 28-year old Army Specialist and Lacey resident Nicholas Carlin on charges of (6) counts of possessing sexually explicit images of minors.

Free washing machines from Puget Sound Energy

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 1:00PM

Puget Sound Energy is rounding up old, inefficient refrigerators and washing machines that are in working condition, and replacing them with a limited number of ENERGY STAR® qualified models – for free.

Careful about imposing a state income tax | Don Brunell

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 2:00PM

Connecticut is in a deep financial pickle and is in danger of seeing a mass exodus of businesses looking for states where taxes are lower and private sector employers are welcome.

Results available for special hunt drawing | Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Jun 13, 2015 at 2:00PM

Hunters who submitted applications for 2015 special-hunt permits can check the results of this year's drawing on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) website.

New federal recommendations for fluoride levels | Department of Health

  • Jun 15, 2015 at 10:18AM

The Washington State Board of Health will receive a briefing at its June meeting from the state Department of Health on the new federal recommendations on drinking water fluoridation, which were released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in April.

Enumclaw School District prepares for three year bond project

  • Jun 15, 2015 at 12:16PM

The Enumclaw School District’s coffers will swell by $68 million next month, the result of a bond sale authorized by district voters.

Bigger trout await anglers for Father's Day weekend | Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Jun 15, 2015 at 1:00PM

Fish hatchery crews with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will be stocking 10,000 large rainbow trout in 20 lakes just before Father's Day weekend, June 20 and 21.

Buckley Youth Activity Center looking for summer volunteers

  • Jun 15, 2015 at 2:11PM

The White River Families First Coalition is looking for volunteers to help serve at the Buckley Youth Activity Center during the summer.

VFW Post 1949 looking to repair building to continue serving the community

  • Jun 15, 2015 at 2:21PM

Enumclaw Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1949 has initiated a multiyear effort to refurbish the Post Hall located on 244th Avenue Southeast. This work will take two to three years to complete, with emphasis initially on structural and safety items.

Knife displayed, confiscated | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Jun 15, 2015 at 3:00PM

An officer responded at 8:34 p.m. June 11 to a Cole Street address where a man reportedly threatened an employee with a pocket knife. The knife was confiscated and the man was released to his son.

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