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Sunrise area scheduled to open Friday, June 5 | Mount Rainier

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 3:00PM

Superintendent Randy King advises that public access to the Sunrise area on the east side of Mount Rainier will open this Friday, June 5. The Sunrise Lodge and Visitor Center will remain closed until June 27 when seasonal staffing is on board to run these facilities

Both risk lives, one gets all the glory | Rich Elfers

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 9:59AM

Why are law enforcement officers currently under the gun of criticism while firefighters are viewed as heroes? Both police and firefighters’ jobs are to protect and save lives and property. Both risk their lives as part of their jobs. What’s the difference in the public’s perception between the two?

Department of Agriculture joins with Northwest Farmers to support food banks

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 10:03AM

Summer is a time of agricultural abundance in the Pacific Northwest but it also can be a time of concern for families with children who no longer receive the free or low-cost meals they get during the school year. So for the third year in a row, the Washington State Department of Agriculture will join farmers, food banks and the donating public to support the annual Northwest Farmers Fighting Hunger food drive.

Found property | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 10:00AM

One individual was arrested and booked into the Enumclaw jail the morning of May 25 for being in possession of stolen property. A stolen bicycle was returned to its owner and copper wire was recovered.

Expanded Metro bus service will help ease crowding, improve reliability | King County

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 11:00AM

Starting Saturday, June 6, better, more reliable King County Metro bus service will hit the streets. Riders can preview online how service will change on their route or picking up a printed orange Rider Alert brochure.

Bond approval will have far-reaching benefits | Letter to the Editor

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 12:00PM

The passage of the Enumclaw School District’s capital bond means that our facilities will finally be on par with the surrounding districts’ buildings. But the real value will be the improved learning and teaching environment, giving teachers and students the core facility and resource components they need to prepare for college, career and life.

Education Funding in 57 Seconds, Part 2 | Senator Joe Fain

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 2:00PM

Education funding has been the most discussed topic during this year's legislative session and is one of the most complicated issues we address in the Legislature. To give you a better sense of what we’re dealing with I’ve created a three-part series of my 57 Seconds videos on the subject. This week we’re rolling out part two, which explains how local education funding works.

Laser pointer near Warner Ave | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 10:00AM

An officer patrolling at 4 a.m. May 26 spotted someone flashing a laser at passing cars in the vicinity of Warner Avenue and Semanski Street. Upon police contact, the situation stopped.

State health officials begin Vibrio bacteria monitoring in Shellfish | Department of Health

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 11:00AM

Warm weather makes digging shellfish more enjoyable, but those higher temperatures also cause Vibrio bacteria in shellfish to multiply. This can make people who eat raw oysters or other shellfish sick.

Executive Constantine, Mayor Murray appoint award-winning leader as Director of Public Health | King County

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 12:00PM

King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray today appointed Patty Hayes - an award-winning, 25-year veteran in the health field - as the Director of Public Health - Seattle & King County. Before she was appointed as the interim director in August, Hayes led the department's largest division, Community Health Services.

Enumclaw High School standout named Gatorade® Washington softball player of the year

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 12:43PM

In its 30th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Quinn Breidenbach of Enumclaw High School as its 2014-15 Gatorade Washington Softball Player of the Year. Breidenbach is the first Gatorade Washington Softball Player of the Year to be chosen from Enumclaw High School.

Campgrounds filling quickly with everything from tents to costly RVs | Life Outdoors

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 1:00PM

There’s something hypnotic about a campfire. The snap-crackle-pop of seasoned wood, the unmistakable smell of wafting smoke and the rhythmic dance of flames in the darkness. But the warm glow of the firelight is just part of the allure surrounding the camping experience, a lifestyle that pulls millions of Americans from the comfort of their recliners into the less-comfortable – but much more appealing – outdoors.

State seeks federal funds for transportation projects | Department of Transportation

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 4:00PM

Washingtonians could benefit from improved transportation options and access, additional highway capacity, a new passenger terminal for ferry travelers, and upgrades to more than a dozen freight-rail bridges, if the state’s applications are selected to receive a portion of $500 million available in federal grant funds.

Intoxicated yelling | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Dec 3, 2015 at 9:00AM

Shortly after 10 p.m. Nov. 20, officers responded to a Semanski Street location after hearing of an intoxicated person yelling inside an apartment.

We experience God when we love one another | Church Corner

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 9:00AM

A television commercial featured a young man experiencing an inner struggle. He was from a country where arranged marriages are common, but having lived in the United States, he was uncertain about the merits of this custom. But it was expected.

Drone flying near cell tower | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 10:59PM

Police took information the morning of May 27 about a drone that was to be flying around the cell tower on Second Street. The operation was conducted by T-Mobile.

Wanted: Real-life heroes and heroines who saved a life while at work | Labor and Industries

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 10:59PM

Every year, the Governor's Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board presents awards to real-life heroes or heroines who saved a life while on the job. Now's the time to nominate people for this prestigious award.

Now’s your chance to help steer King County’s transit future | King County

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 11:01PM

Public transportation in our region is preparing for the future. King County Metro Transit is looking ahead to make sure it can provide the right mix of services and connections to get people where they need to go as our communities grow. At the same time, Sound Transit will be engaging with residents as it develops a system plan for a proposed ballot measure.

Two sentenced to prison for stock manipulation scheme | US Attorney's Office

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 11:01PM

Two men who manipulated penny stocks, and then laundered the proceeds by purchasing precious metals, were sentenced to prison today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. Alexander Hawatmeh, 25, of Salem, Oregon was sentenced to five years in prison for securities fraud in a scheme that netted him more than $1.7 million.

Kansas and North Carolina cutting taxes to spur jobs and growth | Don Brunell

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 3:00PM

In Olympia these days, lawmakers are high centered in a second special session over the budget to operate the state for the next two years. The stalemate has come down to the choice of raising taxes or funding government within the current revenues.

Stryker Phd to return to racing in $50,000 Budweiser Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 7, 2015 at 10:53PM

Stryker Phd—2014 Horse of the Meeting and defending Longacres Mile champion—returns to action in the $50,000 Budweiser Handicap at one mile on Sunday, June 14.

Kikisoblu wins $50,000 Washington State Legislators Stakes | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 7, 2015 at 10:45PM

In a virtual repeat of her stakes victory last month, heavily favored Kikisoblu drew clear for a 6 ¼-length victory in Sunday’s $50,000 Washington State Legislators Stakes for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.

Special Services for seniors at the Black Diamond Community Center

  • Jun 7, 2015 at 11:14PM

Wheel Chairs, Walkers & Canes - These and other aids are available for your use. Please donate any clean items you no longer use.

Business booms for 50-plus | Calvin Goings

  • Jun 8, 2015 at 12:45PM

Entrepreneurs over the age of 50 are one of the fastest growing groups of new business owners. For age 50+ individuals, entrepreneurship offers an opportunity to use knowledge and experience that has been gained during a lifetime and put it toward creating a new business that can be rewarding and challenging.

Pharmacy specializes in custom orders | New Businesses

  • Jun 8, 2015 at 1:00PM

Pharmacists have long been taught the art and science of compounding, but it takes more time and detail than most professionals can offer. That’s where Foothills Compounding Pharmacy is different from most.

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