Following resignation, POM will again be searching for director

The board of directors met Dec. 12 to discuss the issue.

 

Flavored tobacco: a candy-coated addiction | Public Health Insider

Is it a candy? A juice box? Or liquid nicotine?

  • Dec 13, 2018

 

The city of Maple Valley’s state Route 169 improvements will be made between Witte Road Southeast and Southeast 240th Street, the stretch of road just southeast of the city’s SR 18 interchange. Image courtesy of the city of Maple Valley

Improvements to SR 169 underway, may affect local commuters

If you drive north through Maple Valley, these road-widening projects will probably affect your arrival time.

 

Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

Elder abuse cases are on the rise in Washington

Local agencies and geriatric care managers aim to increase public awareness about the epidemic.

Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

Spiketon Bridge to get temporary repair

By next fall, a two-lane temporary bridge is expected to help ease Buckley traffic.

Chain-up or pay up on Snoqualmie | WSDOT

Not using chains or any other approved alternatives could net you a $500 ticket.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Dead passengers in fatal SR 164 crash identified

One of the passengers was a local middle schooler.

It was close, but Pierce library levy is approved

Only 951 more votes approved the levy than rejected it.

Bonney Lake man arrested in connection with drug ring

Charles Joslyn, 38, is being charged with helping smuggle and distribute heroin, crystal meth, and fentanyl-laced drugs in Washington.

Open house on plan for new White River Bridge

Sen. Phil Fortunato hopes that active constituents can help convince the legislature to make money available to create a new bridge over the White River before 2040, which is when WSDOT recommends the bridge be built.

Fenatyl deaths increasing; tests find it in more substances | Department of Health

The state Department of Health is expecting a 70 percent increase in Fenatyl deaths from last year.

  • Dec 5, 2018

Santa to ride through Buckley

Find out when Saint Nick will be arriving in your neighborhood next week.

Bonney Lake construction company fined for underpaying workers

I&C Northwest is also banned from working on any public projects.

UPDATE: Alcohol possible variable in SR 164 crash that killed two

Crystal Mulling and William Gatlin of Enumclaw were injured and sent to Harborview.

Worlds AIDS Day: An update on HIV in King County | Public Health Insider

HIV diagnoses in King County are the lowest since 1994.

  • Dec 3, 2018

Enumclaw High will have full-time police officer assigned to campus

The district starting having the conversation about having a School Resource Officer after the 2018 Parkland shooting.

Buckley budget allows for growth, keeps healthy reserve

Property tax rates have gone down, but value has increased, as well as utility rates.

Washington drivers intervene to prevent driving under the influence | Washington Traffic Safety Commission

Nine percent of drivers admit to driving under the influence.

  • Nov 29, 2018

The Fourth National Climate Assessment: A frightening forecast for public health | Public Health Insider

From extreme weather to increases in toxic exposures, climate change will affect everyone on a local and national level.

  • Nov 28, 2018

Bonney Lake resident pleads guilty to wire fraud conspiracy

Total Reclaim, the state’s largest electronic waste recycler, secretly sent 8.3 million pounds of LCD screens to Hong Kong.