Levy money to aid senior programs in Enumclaw, Black Diamond | King County

By 2040, more than a quarter of King County’s population will be seniors. Healthy lifestyles and social engagement are keys to living long and living well.

 

Rabid bats found on Auburn sidewalk | Public Health Insider

Any person or animal that touched or had contact with the bats or its saliva could be at risk of getting rabies, which is almost always fatal once symptoms begin.

  • Aug 17, 2018

 

Bonney Lake’s Chief For A Day officially sworn in

Rory Thayse was diagnosed with leukemia during the last winter holiday season, but six months of intensive treatment look to have been successful so far.

 

UPDATE: Buckley Spiketon Bridge early | Department of Transportation

The bridge was originally going to close Aug. 20. Instead, the bridge will close Thursday, Aug. 16.

‘I never worried about his heart’

A Bonney Lake family is raising awareness of the prevalent dangers of sudden cardiac arrest in the military.

In step with helping out

This was the third year the EHS track team worked to improve the trail at Nolte State Park.

Program designed for families dealing with mental illness | Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation

The classes will focus on several different kinds of mental illnesses and the skills necessary to handle crisis situations, how to listen and communicate, and self-care for dealing with worry and stress.

Tips from teachers: how to talk to kids about vaping | Public Health Insider

In the second of a three-part blog series, PHI explores youth vaping habits and what you should know about them.

  • Aug 15, 2018

Poor habits linger a year after E-DUI laws pass

Target Zero manager, Annie Kirk, said there was a gap between surveyed drivers’ understandings of the new law and their actual practices. Even though they recognize it’s an unsafe behavior and wouldn’t want drivers around them doing it.

Drivers take notice: busy bridge near Buckley will close for four weeks

The 82-year-old span on state Route 162 (also identified as Pioneer Way) will be shut down from 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20.

Activities Program boasts big numbers, variety

The White River Communities Activities Program has activities for students in kindergarten through fifth grade all year long.

Extra DUI patrols now to Labor Day | Washington Traffic Safety Commission

A new report shows a spike in percentage of fatal crashes caused by drivers impaired by multiple substances.

  • Aug 14, 2018

Summer course expands talents of White River’s Hi-C students.

Hi-C students are those who perform or show potential for performing at significantly advanced academic levels when compared with others of their age, experiences or environments.

County animal services visiting local neighborhoods | Regional Animal Services of King County

All cats and dogs eight weeks or older in the RASKC service area are required to be licensed with King County.

  • Aug 13, 2018

Enumclaw woman admits to multiple bank heists after recent arrest

Jaycee E. Kimberling, 27, was arrested Aug. 4, along with her longtime boyfriend, Kasen San, 39, of Sumner, for robbing a bank in Maple Valley.

Get to know rabbit fever, before it gets to know you | Public Health Insider

Although cases can occur at any time of the year, risk of infection increases in summer months when bites from ticks and flies are more common.

  • Aug 13, 2018

Buckley traffic light replacement under way

The signal light project has been in the planning stages for some time and, according to a DOT press release, work was set to begin Monday, Aug. 6.

Barrel racing honors memory of Enumclaw’s Christianson

Melanie died in 2013, but family and friends continue to organize the annual Melanie Christianson Memorial Race to honor her legacy.

Enumclaw’s Hooper a rising star in world of MMA

“The Teenage Dream” is currently undefeated, sitting on a 6-0 proffesional record.

Enumclaw’s Scott Gray appointed to serve on King County’s 4Culture task force

“Scott’s experience working on the King County Fair will add valuable insight as we look at how to make arts and culture funding work for the entire county.”