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OUR CORNER: Here’s a chance to help your neighbors

  • Nov 16, 2009 at 3:27PM

The Neighbors in Need campaign begins Nov. 25 this year and continues through Jan. 2, 2010.

Atheist group is a humbug

  • Nov 16, 2009 at 3:25PM

Thanksgiving is still more than a week away, but the Christmas season already surrounds us.

How to prepare for a flood

  • Nov 13, 2009 at 4:45PM

Key Web sites for flood information

  • Nov 13, 2009 at 4:30PM

Flood effect light on Bonney Lake

  • Nov 13, 2009 at 3:10PM

A final word from someone who knows

  • Nov 13, 2009 at 1:51PM

'This is insane,' mom says of Green River flood threat

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Nov 12, 2009 at 10:23AM

Billie Mayer is trying to do everything she can to protect her Kent home and personal belongings from the Green River floods.

Major Green River flood could stall deliveries everywhere

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Nov 12, 2009 at 10:23AM

While the impacts of a potential Green River flood this winter are obvious to the businesses located in the path of the water, the flooding to the West Coast’s second-largest warehouse and distribution center could have far-reaching effects.

With assets at risk from flooding, Green River Valley businesses plan for worst

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Nov 12, 2009 at 10:23AM

With the potential for flooding just around the corner and many assets to protect on the Green Valley floor, many local businesses are preparing for the worst, while hoping for the best.

Mark Bauer, Enumclaw city administrator, accepts Edgewood job

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 4:42PM

Mark Bauer, Enumclaw's city administrator since 1999 and public works director for eight years prior to that, will be leaving his post.

Where to get sandbags, sand in Kent; how to volunteer

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 12:00PM updated at 2:01PM

Where will that water go?

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 10:00AM updated at 1:57PM

A Sword of Damocles is hanging over the Green River Valley. Thank the Greeks for this image, which, generally speaking, refers to a sense of foreboding that’s present in any precarious situation.

Kent bolsters levees to ward off floods

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 11:00AM updated at 1:56PM

Kent city crews and contractors have placed nearly 20,000 giant sandbags along a 12-mile stretch of Green River levees in an effort to help protect homes and businesses from flooding this winter.

Hanson Dam ushered in new era for Green River Valley

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 11:00AM updated at 1:48PM

Before the Howard Hanson Dam, the rainy winters of the Green River Valley brought with them a sense of dread. The Green River, which created the fertile valley, frequently would become a flooding nemesis, turning the communities on its banks into unwelcome versions of Venice.

Enumclaw team to help care for animals in event of flood

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 1:30PM

Within 10 minutes of getting a call in September from the frantic owner of an aging Arabian horse up to its neck in a marsh in Enumclaw, the Plateau-based Washington State Animal Response Team was on its way.

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