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Game called | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 9:00AM

Police took a report at 5:27 p.m. July 31 about four juveniles playing basketball on the grounds of Kibler Elementary. Police advised them to stay out when gates are locked.

Unattended kids | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 9:00AM

After hearing of children left unattended in a vehicle the afternoon of July 30, an officer responded to a Monroe Avenue address. Contact was made with the driver, who was counseled about leaving kids alone in a vehicle. It also was discovered the driver had a suspended license. The driver and children walked home and were to make arrangements to retrieve the vehicle.

Get out, stay out | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 11:00AM

Management of a city hotel called police the afternoon of July 30, reporting a man was staying in a room illegally. The man had departed before police arrived.

Enumclaw street tax increase on November ballot

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 9:52AM

Enumclaw voters will be asked to bump up the city’s sales tax rate in exchange for smoother streets. Members of the Enumclaw City Council – acting in their role as the local Transportation Benefit District – voted July 27 to place a tax measure on November’s general election ballot.

Cycling group prepares to bike Pacific Northwest to benefit affordable housing | Bike & Build

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 3:30PM

This August, a team of 35 young adult cyclists with Bike & Build, a national nonprofit committed to raising money and awareness for affordable housing, plan to bike 950 miles from Portland, OR on a round-about route through the state of Washington to Bellingham, WA. We will be arriving to the beautiful town of Enumclaw on August 17th, 2015.

Update to fatal collision on EB I-90 mile post 25 | Washington State Patrol

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 3:13PM

Washington State Patrol detectives believe that distracted driving may have contributed to a two vehicle, fatal collision that occurred at approximately 2:10 pm on Saturday, August 8thon EB I-90/East of SR 18 in Snoqualmie.

Blood drive Aug. 17 in Enumclaw

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 2:36PM

Bloodworks Northwest will be in Enumclaw the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 17, taking donations.

Arctic exploration is not new, just different - and safer | Don Brunell

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 2:39PM

Recently, activists paddled a flotilla of kayaks – made from petroleum products – into the Seattle harbor in an attempt to blockade a Shell Oil offshore drilling platform destined for the Arctic. Then activists in Portland suspended themselves from the St. Johns Bridge – using all sorts of equipment and supplies made from petroleum products – in an effort to stop Shell’s ice breaker from leaving a local shipyard.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month | Tacoma - Pierce County Health Department

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 2:39PM

Getting your family ready for the school year? Updating immunizations should be at the top of everyone’s to-do list, right up there with new clothes and backpacks — and something you shouldn’t put off until September.

Prime Engine wins Emerald Derby | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 9, 2015 at 11:47PM

Prime Engine showed up with his A-Game Sunday at Emerald Downs.

Southbound SR 167 reopens early following successful bridge move in Puyallup

  • Aug 9, 2015 at 2:36PM

Following successful relocation of the obsolete State Route 167 Puyallup River Bridge, both lanes of southbound SR 167 reopened to traffic at 11:50 a.m. today, about 15 hours earlier than scheduled.

Longacres Mile weights released, Bayern high weight | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 9, 2015 at 1:34PM

Emerald Downs Director of Racing Bret Anderson has released 23 handicap weights for the 80th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) on Sunday, August 16.

Camille runs away with Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 9, 2015 at 2:22PM

Camille sprinted clear in the opening strides and powered home for a two-length victory Friday in the $21,000 Copiers Northwest Purse for fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.

$65,000 Washington Oaks records | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 9, 2015 at 2:20PM

Trainer: 3, Grant Forster (Youcan’ttakeme, 2003; Bianconi Baby, 2004; A Classic Life, 2005)

Belle Hill takes the Washington Oaks crown | Emerald Downs

  • Aug 9, 2015 at 1:28PM

Belle Hill capped her 3-year-old filly dominance with a flourish Saturday at Emerald Downs.

Ongoing Green River levee work helps ensure safety for public, businesses | King County

  • Aug 8, 2015 at 12:00PM

Maintenance work by King County continues along a dozen miles of levees that protect the cities of Renton, Tukwila and Kent from Green River flooding. This work requires temporary, intermittent closures of sections of the Green River Trail, which sits atop the levee system through the Green River Valley.

Black Diamond food bank hours and school supplies | Black Diamond Community Center

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 4:15PM

The Black Diamond Community Center’s Food Bank hours are Monday thru Thursday, 9am to 4pm. Fridays are by appointment only; call us ahead of time at 360-886-1011.

50,000 vehicles are ready for the September launch of I-405 express toll lanes | Department of Transportation

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 4:06PM

Drivers know Interstate 405 express toll lanes are coming, and are taking steps to get ready. Now 50,000 vehicles are sporting newGood To Go! Flex Passes. Carpoolers will need a Flex Pass to travel free on the I-405 express toll lanes when they open to traffic next month.

Forget the ‘now’ and focus on the big picture | Church Corner

  • Aug 8, 2015 at 11:00AM

There’s much more to your story than “now.” Don’t forget that. One of the lies our enemy uses against us is the idea that a life full of struggle is the mark of a life far from God. Not true. In fact, the Bible makes it clear that everyone who seriously follows him will find themselves swimming against the current of a world headed the wrong way (2 Tim 3:12-13).

My, my, me oh my, I love pie | Jen Anderson

  • Aug 8, 2015 at 10:00AM

One of the many talents my grandma was known for was her pie baking. She baked two to three pies per week and my grandpa ate a slice with nearly every meal. A piece was often offered to guests, card players or feed truck drivers. On occasion, one may have been left for the garbage man.

Softball trouble | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 1:00PM

At 10:10 p.m. July 27, a caller told police there were concerns that a fight might break out at the Boise Creek Sixplex, where two teams had been engaged in a softball game. Multiple members of one team had been booted from the contest by the umpire and were said to be angry and hanging around the parking lot

To the top: A journey up Mount Si | Life Outdoors

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 1:00PM

Not everyone’s idea of a perfect day off is waking up at 5 a.m. and hiking for six hours. Usually it involves shutting off all alarms, sleeping in, enjoying a nice cup of coffee at your leisure and planning out the rest of your day. But, when you want to do a hike and avoid heat and crowds, waking up at 5 a.m. on your day off is really the only way to get the job done.

Death with Dignity participation rises slightly in Washington | Department of Health

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 10:00AM

It’s been six years since Washington’s Death with Dignity Act went into effect and since that time, 725 adults with a terminal illness have chosen to end their lives with a physician-prescribed lethal dose of medication.

Americans strive for power, not freedom | Rich Elfers

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 11:00AM

Most Americans are wrong to believe freedom is the most important goal of all humans. In actuality, according to historian and professor J. Rufus Fears in his Great Courses book “The Wisdom of History,” power is what has shaped the human story.

Panel to address sustainable funding for deteriorating County bridges and roads | King County

  • Aug 6, 2015 at 4:00PM

King County Executive Dow Constantine and County Councilmember Kathy Lambert today named a number of regional leaders and community members to a panel charged with recommending sustainable solutions for funding bridges and roads in unincorporated King County.

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