Locally-acquired hepatitis A case in person living homeless | Public Health Insider

Hepatitus A is extremely contagious, and incidents have been on the rise.

  • Apr 19, 2019

 

All things Sasquatch at the Field House

April 26-28 is the third International Conference for Primal People, hosted by local Thom Cantrall.

 

Walkers rest amid the trees at Island Center Forest on Vashon Island, which is part of King County. Many trees around Western Washington are struggling, including Western hemlock on Vashon, likely from drought stress. Photo by Susie Fitzhugh

King County forests are facing new challenges

Hot, dry summers are stressing native tree species in Western Washington.

 

Scott Barden stands at the bottom of the massive pit of the landfill’s newly-built eighth section. Work on the new section has been underway for around two years. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Committee proposes amendments to address King County trash dilemma

King County Council to vote on plan.

Scott Barden stands at the bottom of the massive pit of the landfill’s newly-built eighth section. Work on the new section has been underway for around two years. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

“Weed” like you to get home safe this weekend | Public Health Insider

It’s not safe or legal to drive while high.

  • Apr 18, 2019

EHS juniors receive Limbo Scholarships

The Ray Limbo Junior Achievement Scholarship has been aiding students further their education for more than 50 years.

Enumclaw Senior Center facelift boosted by grant from county levy

Much of the $94,000 went toward making the building more ADA accessible and other capital improvements.

King County residents sick with Salmonella | Department of Health

Two county residents fell sick after eating raw tuna.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Daylight savings bill passes Senate | WNPA Olympia News Bureau

The bill will keep Washington on Daylight Savings Time permanently, if approved by Congress.

Daffodil princesses appear at local libraries

Bonney Lake and Sumner have their events April 27, while Buckley will host its royalty May 4.

Community group to gather in advance of Little Lake Forest meeting

The pre-meeting is this Saturday, April 20.

County considering plans for forested acres near Enumclaw

Come to the April 29 public meeting about Little Lake Forest.

Public comment sought as Army Corps revises master plans for local dams

The first public meeting is April 22 at Enumclaw’s City Hall.

Black Diamond hit with phone scams | Black Diamond Police Department

The following is a press release from Black Diamond Police Commander Larry Colagiovanni: In recent weeks, the Black Diamond Police Department has seen an increase… Continue reading

Jim Pitts stands on walkway overlooking filtration chambers at the King County South Treatment Plant in Renton. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Human waste: Unlikely climate change hero?

King County treatment plant joins effort to counteract effects of carbon dioxide.

Jim Pitts stands on walkway overlooking filtration chambers at the King County South Treatment Plant in Renton. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Enumclaw students ‘get woke, stay woke’ at Olympia conference

They got to meet Dolores Huerta, a huge name in the workers rights movement.

Washington State Capitol Building. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Legislation targets rape kit backlog

WA has about 10,000 untested kits; new law would reduce testing time to 45 days

Washington State Capitol Building. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Annual Law Enforcement Camp taking high school applications

Students get to experience a tactical firing range and work with forensics, SWAT, communications, and K-9 officers.

  • Apr 11, 2019

East Pierce pays off 2012 bond early

The bond helped buy the land a new Bonney Lake headquarter fire station will be built.

Plans for development of downtown block called off

The numbers just didn’t work out, Enumclaw Mayor Jan Molinaro said.