Story Archives

Archive Results — 376 thru 400 of about 18525 items

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.

El Departamento de Impuestos Ofrecerá un Seminario Gratuito Sobre los Impuestos Vía Web | Department of Revenue

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 1:00PM

Los dueños de negocios tienen muchas responsabilidades, incluyendo el saber cuáles impuestos deben reportar. Para comunicarse con más negocios en el estado, el Departamento de Recaudación de Impuestos de Washington ofrecerá un seminario gratuito en español el 15 de Julio a los dueños de nuevas compañias. Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report. To reach more businesses statewide, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) will host a free live webinar in Spanish on July 15 for new and small business owners.

Participation rate high for state tests in grades 3 through 8 | Office of the Superintendent

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 11:00AM

Washington schools met the required 95 percent participation rate on this spring’s new Smarter Balanced tests in grades 3 through 8, according to preliminary results released today by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). The rate was considerably lower for the 11th grade.

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.

County Executive’s statement on JBLM personnel drawdown | Pierce County

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 11:00AM

Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy issued the following statement regarding the announcement that U.S. Army officials intend to only reduce the force at Joint Base Lewis-McChord by 1,250, a number far lower than originally proposed.

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.

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.

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.

The drought and psycho grass | Our Corner

  • Jul 10, 2015 at 10:00AM

That darn water. For thousands of years we mostly upright humans have prayed to it, started wars over it, killed people in it and with it, built fancy huts to be close to it and tried to figure out ways to get out of it or get in more of it.

No camping in Enumclaw | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 10:20AM

Officers were told June 26 of people camping in the trees around Mountain Villa Drive. Contact was made and the campers were advised to gather their belongings and move on

Truck crashes on median of SR 410 heading into Bonney Lake

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 1:42PM

A truck trailing a tractor east into Bonney Lake lost control and crashed into the median separating the lanes around 1:00 p.m. today. Bonney Lake police is blocking traffic going east past the light at the intersection of SR 410 and 233 Ave.

Expect delays on 410 bridge Saturday and Sunday morning

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 11:44AM

Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will close one lane of SR 410 at the White River Bridge from 5:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12, for sign installation work.

City notifies collapsed building owner | UPDATE

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 11:11AM

The city of Enumclaw has taken steps to abate the unoccupied the building on the corner of Cole St. and Stevenson Ave. The city has notified the owner of the building that they must start taking steps to brace the walls of the building by tomorrow.

Enumclaw's 2015 Independence Day Parade | Slideshow

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 10:00AM

Charlotte Ringel, 6, from Buckley, waves the flag during the Fourth of July parade Saturday in Enumclaw presented by the Chamber of Commerce.

West Nile virus infection confirmed in Washington resident | Department of Health

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 12:00PM

Benton County woman is the first Washington resident known to be infected with West Nile virus in the state this year. The woman in her 50’s was likely exposed near her home.

History affects the present; the rise of I.S. | In Politics

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 11:00AM

Did you know the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 and the victory of Muslim holy warriors in Afghanistan helped to bring about the rise of the Islamic State? It put the secular Arab governments in the Middle East under great pressure, according to Stratfor’s George Friedman in a June 9, 2015, article called, “A Net Assessment of the Middle East.”

State announces plan for permanent repairs to White River bridge

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 1:53PM

Plans for permanent repairs to the heavily-traveled White River Bridge have been announced by the state's Department of Transportation.

Washington AG stops Chase’s unlawful credit card debt collection practices

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 1:00PM

Chase Bank and Chase Bankcard Services will halt its unlawful credit card debt collection practices as a result of a joint state-federal investigation that found Chase stacked the deck against consumers by pursuing collections cases based on false information

Wilkeson will host skate park ceremony

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Jul 8, 2015 at 11:52AM

Small-town kids had some big-time dreams and, as a result, the Wilkeson Skate Park became reality. The rolling cement structure near the town entrance on state Route 165 has been enjoyed for months, but will be featured during a grand opening celebration beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 12.

They’re off and running | Center on Congress

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 11:00AM

The presidential election is 16 months away, but already we’re smack in the middle of the usual media scrum of campaign coverage, prognostication, and strategizing by many of us who have nothing much to do with the real campaigns. I’ve been following the rhetoric of both parties, and there are a few points that stand out enough to tell us something about what we have to look forward to.

Subtraction problem | Editorial Cartoon

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 11:00AM

The W.E.A seems to be having a subtraction problem.

City hands off Expo operation

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 10:00AM

Big changes have been in the works for management of the Enumclaw Expo Center and, as of July 1, everything became official. The city has happily washed its hands of day-to-day Expo Center dealings, passing the operation to the nonprofit Enumclaw Expo and Events Association.

Gallery 2015 now displaying work of local painter

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 4:00PM

The city of Enumclaw’s Gallery 2015 will present the work of painter Sharman Owings through Aug. 4. The display is sponsored by both the city and 4Culture of King County.

Roof on building collapses, closes street

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 1:39PM

At approximately 9:30 p.m. last night, the roof on unoccupied building on the corner of Cole St. and Stevenson Ave. in Enumclaw collapsed, causing structural damage to the north and south walls.

Summertime fun awaits at King County Parks

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 1:00PM

From the frenetic energy of a concert at Marymoor Park’s beautiful amphitheater, to the tranquil solitude of a hike along a stretch of King County Parks’ 180-mile backcountry trail network, there are more than enough options available to fit just about anyone’s needs.

Read the Sep 2
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates