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- 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.
- 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 GasBuddy.com.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Jan 10, 2016 at 9:53PM
The Enumclaw girls basketball team lost to Sumner 36-35 at home.
- Jan 10, 2016 at 10:18PM
The White River boys basketball hosted the Spartans and lost 57-50 Saturday.
- Jan 10, 2016 at 10:23PM
The White River girls basketball team hosted WF West Saturday and won 59-56.
- Jan 10, 2016 at 9:48PM
The Enumclaw Hornets traveled to Sumner and beat the Spartans 57-53.
- 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.
- 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.
- Jan 11, 2016 at 10:38AM
King County Executive Dow Constantine pulled the first railroad spike of the County’s portion of the Eastside Rail Corridor, signaling the start of new work to expand its world-class regional trail system.
- Jul 15, 2015 at 11:00AM
The drought continues as more wildfires pop up in Washington.
- Jan 11, 2016 at 11:40AM
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson urges the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) to reject a proposed settlement and impose the maximum regulatory penalty of $11.5 million on CenturyLink for a six-hour 911 outage that left the entire state without critical 911 services.
- Jul 15, 2015 at 2:31PM
Washington experienced modest job growth in June, resulting in a 5.3 percent unemployment rate for the month, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Jan 11, 2016 at 2:00PM
Top placers: Max Wheeler, first, 106 pounds; Jack Ervien, first, 145; Nate Moore, second, 138; Cole Tucker, second, 170; Cooper Franklin, third, 120; Ryan Redford, third, 132; Bailey Kuykendall, fourth, 220.
- Jul 15, 2015 at 2:41PM
I’d like to advise our neighbors that their illegal aerial fireworks on July 4th were dangerous.
Public invited to help identify conservation and recreation priorities | Department of Fish and Wildlife
- Jan 11, 2016 at 3:01PM
State fish and wildlife managers are asking people in coastal communities to attend a public forum next month to share their views on the values and priorities that should guide the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).
- Jan 11, 2016 at 9:00AM updated at 3:02PM
Local law enforcement officials last Thursday the dismantling of a local branch of a national network of sex buyers and traffickers. The investigation resulted in the filing of criminal charges against over a dozen suspects in connection with the sexual exploitation of women who were being brought into the United States and then prostituted.
- Jul 15, 2015 at 4:00PM
Looking to buy a used car? Be careful. According to the National Automobile Dealers Association, scammers often take advantage of natural disasters, like the recent Texas flooding, to rip off consumers.