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TPP can greatly affect Washington | Jerry Cornfield

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 12:15PM

Congressman Rick Larsen is doing something this week his congressional colleagues from Washington and around the country are not.

The fourth estate and its responsibilities | Richard Elfers

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 11:32AM

Have you ever been asked "Gotcha!" questions in a public forum? This is what happened to Republican presidential candidates in the third debate recently. A few of the candidates called the moderators out on this behavior. It's no wonder Republicans have listed "the liberal media bias" as one of their key talking points.

Nonprofits appeal to council for funds

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 10:00AM

The city of Enumclaw is taking a different approach this year when considering financial support for entities that provide good deeds for the community.

Longtime Washington thoroughbred owner/breeder Rick Pasco dies

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 9:09PM

Richard "Rick" Pasko, a prominent member of the Washington thoroughbred community for five decades, died Wednesday from a heart attack in Auburn. Pasko, who had suffered from Parkinson's disease for several years, was 80 years old.

The right prescription to combat antibiotic resistance | Department of Health

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 4:34PM

The Washington State Department of Health is launching a partnership to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria and urges everyone — the public, prescribers, and food producers – to use antibiotics wisely to prevent antibiotic resistance. Overuse of antibiotics is the main factor contributing to this problem.

Grant will boost local lacrosse programs

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 12:20PM

A local boys lacrosse club has received a grant from U.S. Lacrosse to help young people in its community get involved in the growing sport.

Don't be a turkey this Thanksgiving | Editorial Cartoon

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 11:07AM

There are two kinds of turkeys around Thanksgiving.

Enumclaw sales tax to rise in spring, supports road improvements

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 10:13AM

Enumclaw voters have agreed to bump the local tax rate in exchange for guaranteed street improvements, but residents won't begin paying the higher tax until spring.

Prowl and pawn | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 9:00AM

An officer responded Nov. 8 to a Chinook Avenue address to meet with a victim who said items had been stolen from a vehicle. Two days later, police were provided information about the missing items being pawned; details were forwarded to an investigator.

Road rage | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Nov 20, 2015 at 9:00AM

Following a road rage incident on Garrett Street, a man called police wanting charges filed against the driver of a white Chevrolet pickup who allegedly assaulted him.

Home invasion foiled | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Nov 19, 2015 at 9:00AM

A resident of Mountain View Drive called police shortly before noon Nov. 6, reporting that a man had just kicked in his front door but fled when he saw the homeowner.

Underage drinking and driving | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 9:10AM

Police conducted a traffic stop at 10:23 p.m. Nov. 6 on Florence Street. The stop resulted in four juveniles being taken into custody, transported to the city jail and booked for being minors in possession of alcohol. They were later released to parents.

Medical marijuana coming to the Plateau

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 1:40PM

Recreational marijuana was introduced to the Plateau a year ago when two retail stores set up shop on the outskirts of Buckley.

Prescription deaths fall, but heroin deaths on the rise | Department of Health

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 1:00PM

New Washington health data shows a significant drop in deaths from prescription narcotics in recent years. Tragically, the decline is offset by a doubling of the number of heroin deaths in our state during the same time. Both heroin and prescription narcotics are types of drugs known as opioids.

Charges increased in case of murdered Enumclaw woman

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 12:42PM

On Nov. 4, Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Jonathan Daniel Harris, 29, with first degree murder of Nicole White, 28.

Enumclaw racers hit The Strip at 200 mph

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 11:32AM

Enumclaw friends Dana Meeks, Chris Wilson and John Wilson headed to the famous Strip in Las Vegas recently to compete in the final stop of the 2015 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.

State 2A tourney brings end to volleyball season

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 10:13AM

The White River High girls battled their way to the state Class 2A volleyball championships, where they won an opening-round match. From there, things didn't go as well for the Hornets, who dropped their next two matches and were eliminated.

Spartans, Panthers and Hornets swim strong, place high in dive at state meet

  • Nov 17, 2015 at 10:00AM

The Sumner High girls swim and dive team took 14th place as a team at the Class 3A state meet Saturday with a number of personal-best performances by the girls at the King County Aquatics Center.

Washington takes enforcement action against Volkswagen | Labor & Industries

  • Nov 16, 2015 at 3:30PM

Today, the Washington Department of Ecology announced they have issued Volkswagen AG, Audi, and Volkswagen Group of America a formal notice that they violated the Washington Clean Air Act. This is the first step in an enforcement action that could result in sizable penalties.

High winds and flood warning through Wednesday

  • Nov 16, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 3:14PM

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a high winds warning for Nov. 17 through Nov. 18.

WFDW revises wildlife interaction rules | Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Nov 16, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 3:12PM

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved revisions to rules addressing various sources of conflict between people and wildlife, such as wildlife damaging crops or harming livestock.

King County adopts one of the boldest climate action plans in the nation | King County

  • Nov 16, 2015 at 10:50AM

King County Executive Dow Constantine and Council Chair Larry Phillips signed into law one of the most ambitious climate action plans in the United States. It provides a roadmap for the region to reduce carbon pollution, increase transit, protect open spaces, improve recycling options, and prepare for climate change impacts.

Winter activities at Mount Rainier

  • Nov 16, 2015 at 9:15AM

Mount Rainier National Park has announced its winter operations, in preparation for weather conditions and recreation opportunities the winter season provides for visitors. Though many park roads are closed to vehicle access for the winter, areas throughout the park remain open for recreation.

Washington State Patrol reports calls about phone scams for donation

  • Nov 15, 2015 at 10:07PM

Over the past four months, the Washington State Patrol has received numerous phone calls from the public indicating they have been contacted by our agency soliciting donations.

Moderate and widespread flooding for Snoqualmie River | King County Update

  • Nov 14, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 6:50PM

UPDATE: As of 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, the sum of the Snoqualmie River's three forks recorded a flow of 20,610 cubic feet per second (CFS), just past the 20,000 CFS threshold for a Phase III flood alert. At these flood levels, low-lying areas of the Snoqualmie Valley could be inundated with floodwaters of various depths, and road closures are possible.

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