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Disappointed that papers haven’t joined in fight | Letter to the Editor

  • Jul 18, 2015 at 10:00AM

Rich Elfers nailed the I.S. problem by citing the historical facts about the World War 1-created nation states. In “Future Jihad,” Walid Phares warned us about the rise of a caliphate and Osama skillfully snookered the U.S. into his hands with the 9/11 attacks. (The first World Trade Towers attack didn’t “take” but now we’re in our longest war ever with the “GWOT.”)

Sunday bowling and time with Dad | In The Day

  • Jul 18, 2015 at 11:00AM

Before The Summit on Enumclaw’s Roosevelt Avenue was a church, it was a bowling alley. Back in 1980-something when I was in afternoon kindergarten at Kibler Elementary, I frequented this bowling alley once a week with my dad. There was some sort of dairy farmer league in the mornings. So, after the chores were done and before the afternoon milking started, the Plateau dairymen gathered for some friendly competition.

Turn the key of confession and engines will rev | Church Corner

  • Jul 18, 2015 at 12:00PM

I have few confessions to make. First, I need to confess that I’ve messed up. I’m aiming for the middle of the road here, a practical confession. By “middle of the road,” I mean that I want to avoid the extreme of excusing myself (Hey, I only acted on natural impulses, right?), while also avoiding the other extreme of burying myself in self-condemnation (a.k.a. “I’ll never be able to get anything right!”). It’s striking how quickly these childish responses can step in to divert my path away from effective confession.

AG stops deceptive practices targeting elderly military veterans | Washington Attorney General

  • Jul 18, 2015 at 12:00PM

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has stopped the deceptive business practices used by Lynnwood, Wash. company Emerald Capital Preservation, Inc. (ECP) and its owner Donald Smith, who failed to disclose a financial conflict of interest to veteran clients and charged unreasonable fees for basic services. The enforcement action announced today includes $26,564 in restitution to 35 victims.

Enumclaw will not experience a flood of new houses | Letter to the Editor

  • Jul 18, 2015 at 4:00PM

On June 23, 2015, there was an article in The Courier-Herald indicating that approximately 400 homes were approved to be built in Enumclaw. The recent Courier-Herald article could be misunderstood by our community to believe that there is immediate major growth coming to Enumclaw in the near future.

Suspicious activity | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Jul 19, 2015 at 9:00AM

Police were told at 4:03 a.m. July 8 of a van parked at Warner Avenue and Grand Fir Drive; the door was open and a female was slumped over the steering wheel. Contact was made and it was determined the woman was simply tired and had fallen asleep.

$50,000 Emerald Express notes and records

  • Jul 20, 2015 at 12:01AM

Atta Boy Roy (4), September 13, 2009 Noosa Beach (4), May 16, 2010

$50,000 Mt. Rainier Handicap records | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 19, 2015 at 11:58PM

Track Record: 1:39 3/5, Kid Katabatic (5) 123 lbs, July 26, 1998 Stakes Record: 1:40.20, Stryker Phd (5) 121, July 20, 2014

King County Executive honors ‘Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling’

  • Jul 20, 2015 at 10:00AM

The King County Solid Waste Division and Executive Dow Constantine are honoring 112 Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling this year, recognizing businesses and organizations that are going the extra mile to reduce waste and increase recycling.

Washingtonians asked to nominate a company that gives back to the community | Secretary of State

  • Jul 20, 2015 at 11:00AM

Do you know of a corporation or business that helps its community in some way, such as by donating money or supplies, or providing volunteer help? Help give that company some much-deserved recognition by nominating it for Washington’s highest civics award.

Carnation homeowner shoots assault suspect inside house | King Çounty Sheriffs

  • Jul 20, 2015 at 12:00PM

A man in his 50’s is under arrest after being shot while inside a home in Unincorporated King County, near Carnation. A homeowner in his 70’s, shot the man after he came into his house and began to assault his 65 year old male roommate.

Beat the back to school rush for immunizing your kids | Department of Health

  • Jul 20, 2015 at 1:00PM

While kids across Washington are squeezing every ounce of fun out of summer, many parents are already looking forward to the beginning of the school year and planning for all that must be done before the first day of school.

When temperatures hit 85, take these steps applying pesticides | Department of Agriculture

  • Jul 20, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) reminds pesticide applicators and homeowners applying pesticides to take special precautions during this time of year when temperatures can reach 85 degrees or more. This kind of heat affects how some pesticides behave.

Two registered sex offenders face new charges | King County Sheriffs

  • Jul 20, 2015 at 4:00PM

Two registered sex offenders have been charged in separate incidents for allegedly soliciting sex from juvenile girls in website advertisements. The advertisements were posted by undercover detectives. King County Prosecutors charged defendant Todd R. Smelser, 49, with Attempted Commercial Sexual Abuse of a Minor after he allegedly responded to an advertisement on a website ostensibly posted by a minor offering sex in exchange for money.

ALS Environmental settles $16,667 penalty | Department of Ecology

  • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:00AM

After a dozen hazardous waste violations were found during inspections, ALS Environmental has agreed to settle a $16,667 penalty from the Washington Department of Ecology to reach a speedy conclusion and avoid costly legal fees.

Foothills Trail between Orting and Crocker trailheads to close for levee maintenance | Pierce County

  • Jul 21, 2015 at 12:00PM

The Foothills Trail between the Orting and Crocker trailheads will be closed up to two weeks in late July and early August. If the trail can re-open safely, it may re-open after 5 p.m. and on weekends. Check the project website for daily updates at www.piercecountywa.org/TrailClosure.

League of Women Voters presents online voters pamphlets

  • Jul 21, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Jul 22, 2015 at 12:36PM

Vote 411.org, an internet-based Voter’s Guide produced by the League of Women Voters of Washington (LWVWA) in collaboration with local Leagues around the state, will be available online beginning July 17.

Affordable septic repair keeps Pierce County waterways healthy | Tacoma - Pierce County Health Department

  • Jul 21, 2015 at 3:00PM

Failing septic systems once posed a great threat to water quality in Pierce County, but a variety of affordable loans and grants are turning that tide. In just the last few years, these programs have funneled more than $1.5 million toward septic maintenance, protecting ground, surface and drinking water from contamination and keeping local shellfish and beaches safe to enjoy.

Drug activity | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 21, 2015 at 4:00PM

Police responded to a burglary report at a Division Street address, drug activity on Jefferson Avenue and a theft on Davis Street. There were two calls about suspicious vehicles and two regarding suspicious individuals. There were three traffic stops and one call to assist the fire department.

Assault in Buckley | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 9:00AM

An assault report had police responding to a Quinalt Court address. Police also handled an animal complaint on Ammon Street, a verbal dispute on Main Street and 10 traffic stops

Enumclaw busy with Street Fair, Highland Games

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 10:00AM

The biggest and busiest weekend of the Enumclaw summer is ready to kick off with the annual Street Fair packing downtown streets and the Scottish Highland Games filling the grounds of the Enumclaw Expo Center.

Open up | Editorial Cartoon

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 12:00PM

When will Microsoft open up it's doors (and Windows) to the IRS?

Half-marathon begins in Buckley

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 1:00PM

There still may be time to register for Saturday’s B&O Half Marathon, a race with a sole purpose: to raise awareness of the Foothills Trail and, most notably, the section between Buckley and South Prairie.

Washington Business of the Year Recipients for 2015 | Better Business Bureau

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 4:29PM

Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is proud to announce this year’s winners of the Washington Business of the Year Torch Awards.

Executive Constantine's Best Starts for Kids initiative placed on November ballot | King County

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 4:27PM

King County Executive Dow Constantine thanked the Metropolitan King County Council for placing his Best Starts for Kids initiative on the Nov. 3, 2015 ballot by an 8-1 vote. The proposed six-year levy would provide funding for prevention and early intervention programs designed to increase the number of King County children and youth who reach adulthood healthy and ready to contribute to the region’s prosperity.

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