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Do we drink the same water dinosaurs drank? | Ask Dr. Universe

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 12:00PM

Yes. The water on our Earth today is the same water that’s been here for nearly 5 billion years. Only a tiny bit of it has escaped out into space. As far as we know, new water hasn’t formed either.

43 new ballot drop boxes proposed to county council | King County

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 11:00AM

In a plan to improve voter access and convenience, Director of Elections Julie Wise proposed 43 locations for ballot drop boxes to the King County Council. The King County Council approved funding for the ballot drop boxes earlier this year and required the Department of Elections to submit a proposed plan, that included a review of all King County and Seattle Public Libraries, by April 30, 2016

Black Diamond council attempts to fire city attorney, questions city’s legal authority to pay bills before council approval

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 10:20AM

Chaos reigned at the April 7 Black Diamond City Council meeting. Within minutes of Mayor Carol Benson bringing down the gavel, the council descended into confusion over the correct agenda for the meeting. Councilwoman Pat Pepper introduced a resolution to switch the night’s agenda with one approved by herself as council president and Mayor Pro Tempore Erika Morgan, citing section 2.2 of the new council rules and procedures passed during the Jan. 21, 2016 meeting.

Harassment | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Apr 24, 2016 at 9:00AM

A citizen told police April 12 someone had posted pictures of her and personal information on Craigslist. She had the account flagged and changed her number. She was to obtain a court order and pursue charges if the problem persists.

Taking donations | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Apr 23, 2016 at 9:00AM

Two people were seen the evening of April 10 going through the contents of a Goodwill collection bin. Police contacted the two, who agreed to move along. Nothing was taken.

Vehicle theft | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Apr 22, 2016 at 9:00AM

A Warwick Street resident told police the morning of April 10 an automobile had been stolen. By that evening it had been recovered, in driveable condition, by Pierce County authorities. It was impounded by Graham Towing and the registered owner was notified.

Refused to move | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Apr 21, 2016 at 9:00AM

Staff from a First Street business called police the evening of April 9. They wanted to bring furniture in for the night but a man was sitting on one of the tables and refusing to move. Upon police contact, the man agreed to depart.

Pedestrian hit | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Apr 20, 2016 at 9:00AM

A car vs. pedestrian accident at a Harmony Lane address was reported at 6:16 p.m. April 7. A parent transported a boy to the hospital where he was to be checked for injuries.

Parked the wrong way | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 10:00AM

Motorists cannot park the wrong way on city streets. A vehicle was ticketed April 7 for improper parking on Cole Street.

Enumclaw take league loss at Auburn | MNDAY SOCCER

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 7:52AM

Auburn 5, Enumclaw 1 April 18 at Auburn Enumclaw record: 2-7 league, 3-8 overall.

Enumclaw girls stay perfect in league play | MONDAY FASTPITCH

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 7:51AM

Lakes: 2-0-0-0-0 – 2-3-1 Enumclaw: 8-3-0-5-x – 16-14-1

WR girls beat Clover Park, now 6-3 in league play | MONDAY TENNIS

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 7:49AM

No. 2 singles: Neather Kryzsko (WR) wins 6-7, 6-6 (12-10), 7-4. No. 1 doubles: Kelsey Williams/Ysaline Winkel (WR) def. Thandie Sacopla/Sharon Park 6-0, 6-2.

National Park Week means fee-free Rainier visits | Mount Rainier National Park

  • Apr 18, 2016 at 3:10PM

Mount Rainier National Park Superintendent Randy King announces that the park is preparing for the annual spring opening of park areas and facilities. In addition, the park will celebrate National Park Week April 16-24 with waivers for all entry fees, and a variety of events and activities. Mount Rainier is planning a variety of programs to celebrate the Centennial of the National Park Service! Events and activities will be regularly updated on the park's event calendar at and on social media.

Celebrate Earth Day at state parks | Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

  • Apr 18, 2016 at 12:50PM

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces that many western Washington state parks will be hosting Earth Day events and activities this month.

Washington kicks-off youth marijuana prevention campaign | Department of Health

  • Apr 18, 2016 at 10:00AM

The Washington State Department of Health announced today the start of a new statewide prevention campaign to educate 12 – 17-year-olds about the risks and consequences of marijuana use.

Class will focus on aging well

  • Apr 17, 2016 at 11:32AM

The Enumclaw and Buckley senior centers are offering a free, innovative, 10-week health and wellness program to residents 55 and older.

God hopes we’re a source of mercy for others | Church Corner

  • Apr 17, 2016 at 10:01AM

I think there are three questions at the very center of faith: Who is God? Who are we? And what does God want from us? Everything else seems to follow from there.

Animal Control to canvass Enumclaw

  • Apr 16, 2016 at 11:22AM

Employees with the Regional Animal Services of King County, in coordination with the city of Enumclaw, will go door-to-door on weekends in Enumclaw neighborhoods starting Saturday, April 23.

Weekend Briefing | News from April 11 - 15

  • Apr 16, 2016 at 10:00AM

A lot of news happening in the Enumclaw area this week. First, you have the White River bridge closure - luckily, there are plenty of detour routes city residents can take. Also, an Enumclaw-based group is trying to ban marijuana businesses from unincorporated King County. The Enumclaw Historical Society is hosting its annual dinner and dessert auction fundraiser, and the Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation is hosting a medication take-back event.

Benefit run returns to Buckley

  • Apr 15, 2016 at 12:30PM

Buckley will again be home to the MK5K and one-mile fun run, an event that directly benefits women's causes.

Friends, enemies and political memories | Rich Elfers

  • Apr 15, 2016 at 11:43AM

"Friends come and go, but enemies are forever." This was a comment from a small-town mayor who had been involved in politics for almost 20 years. His statement is also true on the national level based upon an editorial from Theunis Bates, managing editor of "The Week," in the March 25, 2016, edition.

Washington's four-year balanced budget requirement | 57 Seconds

  • Apr 15, 2016 at 10:42AM

Unlike Washington D.C., our state actually has to balance its budget. Washington operates on two-year budget cycles and was the first state to adopt a four-year balanced budget requirement, which has been the most important fiscal reform in a generation.

White River bridge closes 10 p.m. tonight | Department of Transportation

  • Apr 15, 2016 at 10:13AM

The DOT is now down to counting the hours before the SR 410 White River Bridge between Buckley and Enumclaw closes for one week.

EHS girls battle to 3-2 win over Lancers | THURSDAY TENNIS

  • Apr 15, 2016 at 9:42AM

No. 1 doubles: Mariah Bone/Kylie Rademacker (E) def. Morrow/Selness (L) 6-3, 6-4. No. 2 doubles: Barbie Becker/Olivia Adams (E) def. Laubach/Serquina (L) 6-1, 6-1. Taylor Sipila/Camryn Hayett (E) def. Aea/Lowe (L) 7-5, 6-3.

White River competes at Franklin Pierce | THURSDAY TRACK & FIELD

  • Apr 15, 2016 at 9:40AM

White River first place: Greg Piontek pole vault; Spencer Hall long jump. White River first place: Chloe Anastasi 100 meters; Camryn Berryhill 1,600 meters, 3,200 meters; Annabelle Hall 100-meter hurdles; Kelsey Bunker javelin.

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