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- 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
- 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?
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.