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We are meant to be part of larger community | Church Corner

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 10:00AM

Relationships are important. As human beings, we are meant to be in relationship with one another. We have family members, significant others, close friends. Even for persons who tend to be introverts, there are times when the need to be with others is still a necessity.

Too old to work out? Think again, get moving | Health and Fitness

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 11:00AM

The health benefits of daily exercise are widely known, but seniors facing health and mobility issues may feel working out is beyond their abilities. Sixty-three percent of people 60 and older don’t engage in daily exercise, according to the National Council on Aging’s “The United States of Aging” survey.

WA-Breds show plenty of talent in Bud Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 12:00PM

In case it escaped notice, Sunday’s $50,000 Budweiser Handicap was a showcase of the highest order for Washington-bred talent. The top three finishers—Stryker Phd, Noosito and Absolutely Cool—are all WA-bred, and the trio couldn’t have picked a better time to strut their stuff.

City seeking artists to participate in Street Fair

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 1:00PM

The city of Enumclaw is seeking artists to participate in the new Art on Cole section of the successful, two-day, summertime Street Fair.

Red Ridge rallies for Friday feature win | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 6:34PM

Red Ridge overcame a poor start and rallied for a 2 ¼-length victory Friday in the $14,900 Muckleshoot Casino Purse for 3-year-olds at Emerald Downs.

Gateway Concert Band performs at Enumclaw Rotary Park June 22

  • Jun 21, 2015 at 11:50AM

The Gateway Concert Band will be performing a concert 7 p.m.

$50,000 Irish Day Handicap nominations | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 21, 2015 at 11:12PM

Thirteen 3-year-old fillies including five stakes winners are nominated to the $50,000 Irish Day Handicap at Emerald Downs on Sunday, June 28.

Burn ban now covers cities west of Cascades | Department of Natural Resources

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Jun 23, 2015 at 12:05AM

With heat and drought rapidly increasing fire danger in western Washington, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is today expanding last week’s burn ban from DNR-protected lands in eastern Washington to include those west of the Cascades. The statewide burn ban will run from June 22 through September 30, 2015.

50 percent off all 2015 U.S. Open Championship merchandise | Pierce County

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 12:11PM

All remaining inventory in the U.S. Open Main Merchandise Pavilion at Chambers Bay will be on sale at 50 percent off on Monday, June 22, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Logoed apparel, headwear, shirts, towels and many other items will be included in the sale. Tickets or credentials will not be required to enter the pavilion.

WWII profile of Clayton Pitre, the invisible marine | Secretary of State

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 1:00PM updated at 3:08PM

In its latest World War II profile, Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s Legacy Washington team is releasing the little-known story of Clayton Pitre, a black Montford Point Marine who trained at a segregated base in World War II.

Enumclaw fire department receives new fire engine and ladder truck

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Jun 23, 2015 at 12:04AM

In winter of 2013, the firefighters of Enumclaw Fire Department / King County Fire District #28 applied for a federal grant to replace aging fire trucks. “Our fire trucks are aging, we have a significant financial hardship and this opportunity came along,” said Firefighter Matt Williams who authored the grant. “We put in for ladder truck and a fire engine, hoping to get one. I still am amazed that we were awarded both!”

State Fire Marshall warns about dangers of fireworks

  • Jun 22, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jun 23, 2015 at 12:04AM

There were 432 fireworks-related injuries and fires reported to the State Fire Marshal’s Office by fire departments and hospitals in 2014. The majority of these incidents occur on July 4, with demographic trends indicating that the highest number of injuries were sustained by males 36 years old and older.

Housing OK’d throughout Enumclaw

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 10:06AM

Enumclaw is experiencing a residential renaissance of sorts, with new homes springing up on the east side of town and plans being approved for additional development on the west. Requests on the active docket total a potential for nearly 400 new, single-family homes.

Driver alert: SR 520 closing for construction June 26-29 | Department of Transportation

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 11:00AM

People heading to various Seattle-area events this weekend, including Seattle Pride festivities, the Bellevue Strawberry Festival or Shoreline Arts Festival, should plan ahead for the weekend’s closure of State Route 520. Event attendees and travelers are encouraged to take alternative routes, such as Interstate 90, or use transit or carpools.

WHS student named Career and Technical student of the year

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 12:00PM

Tyler Brateng passed nine Automotive Service Excellenece student certifications and was named White River High School's Career and Technical Education student of the year.

Chambers Creek Regional Park reopening in stages | Pierce County

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 1:00PM

Just hours after Jordan Spieth won the 2015 U.S. Open, construction crews were already beginning to remove the infrastructure that supported the championship in order to restore public access to Chambers Creek Regional Park as quickly as possible.

Last week of nighttime hour-long delays eastbound over Snoqualmie Pass | Department of Transportation

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 3:00PM

Nighttime drivers headed east on Interstate 90 should be prepared for hour-long closures near Snoqualmie Pass for one more week.

Fireworks sales begin June 28th | State Fire Marshall

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 10:00AM

Consumer firework sales across the state will begin at noon on Sunday, June 28 and continue until 9:00 p.m. on July 5. State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy reminds residents to “know the laws before purchasing and discharging fireworks,” and “only purchase legal fireworks.” This year 1002 retail fireworks stand licenses were issued.

King County nursing assistant suspended for neglecting vulnerable adult | Department of Health

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 4:06PM

An Auburn nursing assistant’s license has been immediately suspended after he was criminally charged with mistreating a vulnerable adult.

Don't get burned by summer home remodels | Better Business Bureau

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 12:00PM

Summer may be the ideal time for a home makeover, but Better Business Bureau warns of impostor contractors who not only end up doing shoddy work, but costing consumers thousands of dollars.

Number of PSE Electric Customers with solar arrays now tops 3,000 | Puget Sound Energy

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 1:00PM

Even with a reputation of gray skies in western Washington, solar energy works. More and more Puget Sound Energy electric customers are turning to solar arrays to help generate clean, renewable energy at their homes, businesses and public buildings. As of this week, that number hit 3,000.

Minimum wage surcharges must be clearly disclosed | Attorney General's Office

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 3:46PM

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson released guidelines todayfor businesses considering adding surcharges in the wake of changes in minimum wage laws in several local jurisdictions in Washington, including Seattle and SeaTac.

Buckley City Hall issues response to criticism of cemetery operation | Letter to the Editor

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 4:00PM

The following is in response to a “letter to the editor” appearing in the June 17 edition of The Courier-Herald. The original letter lodged complaints about operations at Buckley City Cemetery. The city first issued the letter below to the involved citizens and has provided it for publication here.

Beware the danger | Editorial Cartoon

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 9:20AM

The dangers of fireworks are real. Be careful this 4th of July!

U.S. Supreme Court preserves insurance for millions of consumers | Office of the Insurance Commissioner

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 10:00AM

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) preserves vital subsidies for more than 6 million individuals, ensuring them access to coverage they can afford. A decision against federally-run exchanges would’ve thrown our health insurance system into chaos and jeopardized vital coverage for millions.

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