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Unlicensed marijuana businesses will soon close in unincorporated King County

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 12:00PM

King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg and King County Sheriff John Urquhart announced today a King County effort aimed at closing down unlicensed marijuana businesses operating in unincorporated King County.

Career expo will connect local military veterans with recruiters for high-demand positions | King County

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 1:00PM

Military veterans and their spouses will have the opportunity to meet with local employers who are recruiting for high-demand positions in government, manufacturing, health care, aerospace, IT, shipping, law enforcement, transportation, retail, and more at a career expo in Seattle.

When forests become the 'big polluters' | Don Brunell

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 2:49PM

We associate air pollution with big cities, but millions of people are feeling the impacts of pollution from wildfires burning from California to Alaska and as far east as Colorado. It is one of the worst years on record for forest fires and we will spend billions to fight the fires and protect people, homes and businesses.

Cole Street opened in front of building where roof collapsed | UPDATE

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 9:55PM

At the city's direction, fencing was installed around the Cole Street building Friday and bracing was installed to prevent an exterior wall from falling toward the street. With those precautions in place, Cole Street was opened Friday afternoon to traffic.

Jewelry taken as garage sale | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

A Harding Street resident notified police June 25 after several pieces of jewelry went missing. She was preparing for a garage sale and had the items on a table under a carport. The missing pieces were valued at $50.

Startup in a day with the Small Business Association

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 10:00AM

Starting a business can be overwhelming. You have to set up a legal structure, find office space, and apply for multiple licenses and permits, before you can even open your doors to customers. The process should not be tedious or time-consuming. That’s why the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is proud to join the White House in announcing the launch of our Startup in a Day initiative, in alliance with the National League of Cities.

Trail closure July 20-31 near Snoqualmie | King County

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 2:00PM

A safety project to replace rotted portions of the Meadowbrook Bridge along King County Parks’ Snoqualmie Valley Trail will require a two week closure of the trail in the immediate area, July 20-31.

WDFW takes preventive actions to reduce conflicts with wolves | Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 3:00PM

For the past year, wildlife biologists at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) have been preparing for the summer grazing season when wolves are most likely to encounter livestock in eastern Washington.

tryker Phd and Herbie D top nominations to $50,000 Mt. Rainier Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 12, 2015 at 11:12PM

The last two Longacres Mile winners—Stryker Phd and Herbie D—head a list of 14 older horses nominated to the $50,000 Mt. Rainier Handicap on Sunday, July 19.

Delays for drivers next week east of Snoqualmie Pass

  • Jul 12, 2015 at 11:54PM

Drivers traveling on Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass should plan for added travel time next week due rock blasting and lane closures.

$16 million to help relieve drought hardships statewide | Department of Ecology

  • Jul 13, 2015 at 12:42PM

Drought relief money is now available across the state as hardships from water shortages really begin to mount for farms and fish. With a $16 million appropriation from the Legislature, the Washington Department of Ecology is accepting grant applications for public projects to help relieve hardships arising from the drought.

Beware of fake Seahawks tickets | Better Business Bureau

  • Jul 13, 2015 at 1:00PM

It’s the day many football fans have been waiting for: single-game tickets for the Seahawks go on sale today. Last year the coveted tickets sold out within minutes, leaving many fans desperate to find alternative ways to score tickets.

Fair kicks off Thursday, makes four-day run

  • Jul 13, 2015 at 1:28PM

The King County Fair has been around a mighty long time – gates first opened when Abraham Lincoln was strolling the halls of the White House – but the 2015 edition of the fair has a brand-new feel. The four-day attraction opens Thursday on the grounds of the Enumclaw Expo Center, maintaining its billing as the oldest continuous fair west of the Mississippi. This marks the 153rd annual fair.

Hot weather brings change in water use | Going Green

  • Jul 13, 2015 at 3:00PM

The recent hot, dry weather is causing many lawns to turn brown earlier than usual. Watering decisions are often complicated because most landscapes contain shallow-rooted lawns and flower beds as well as more deeply-rooted trees and shrubs.

West coast gas prices stay high | Gas Buddy

  • Jul 13, 2015 at 3:00PM

Average retail gasoline prices in Seattle have risen 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.23/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 775 gas outlets in Seattle. This compares with the national average that has not moved in the last week to $2.76/g, according to gasoline price website

Learning to choose Wisdom over Foolishness | Church Corner

  • Jul 13, 2015 at 4:00PM

I don’t remember when the writings of Solomon, son of David, king of ancient Israel, began to have such a strong appeal to me, but it was at some point in my late teens. And I still probe the proverbs of Solomon to this day.

Juvenile issues | Enumclaw and Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 9:42AM

Police headed to a Charwila Lane address on July 2 following a report involving a juvenile. The young suspect was arrested for fourth-degree assault and malicious mischief, then transported to juvenile hall for booking.

Local mixed martial arts fighters bring home championship belts

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jul 15, 2015 at 10:35AM

Two MMA fighters who call Enumclaw home, Tyson Cunningham and Justin Harrington, fought at the Super Fight League 41 and both walked away with a gold champion title. The fights were at the Emerald Queen Casino Saturday in Tacoma. Cunningham was the first fight, followed by Harrington.

Washington Poison Center sees an increase in marijuana calls

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Jul 15, 2015 at 10:35AM

The Washington Poison Center has received 133 cases of marijuana exposures so far this year. This is up from the 109 cases the center received at this time last year.

Watch your mailboxes for primary election ballots | King County

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Jul 15, 2015 at 10:35AM

King County Elections will mail ballots July 15 for the August 4 primary election. Voters' pamphlets are mailed separately and may arrive on a different day than ballots. Voters may also check MyVoterGuide online for a customized voters’ pamphlet.

King County Elections announces appointment of Deputy Director

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 2:00PM

With a unanimous vote of Councilmembers present, the King County Council today confirmed Julie Wise as Deputy Director of King County Elections. Wise has been serving in this role since October, 2014 where she oversaw the administration of 3 elections.

King County Council supports grant to complete work at Ravensdale Park

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Metropolitan King County Council today gave its unanimous approval to an ordinance that will provide the necessary funds needed to complete an improvement project for Ravensdale Park.

Credit card fraud | Enumclaw and Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 14, 2015 at 9:43AM

A citizen contacted city police July 2, reporting a credit card had been used in another city. The victim was advised to contact authorities where the fraudulent transaction was made.

Roof of downtown Enumclaw building collapses

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 10:11AM

A handful of Sunday night diners – while enjoying a downtown dinner – heard what they thought might be thunder. But they quickly realized the roar had man-made origins. It was about 9:30 the evening of July 5 when the roof of a vacant, cinder block building collapsed, sending city employees into hurry-up mode as Enumclaw’s busy Cole Street was quickly closed to pedestrians and motorists alike.

The 2015 fire season | Editorial Cartoon

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 11:00AM

The drought continues as more wildfires pop up in Washington.

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