Saturday event includes truck show, drive for school supplies

Start the school year off right by donating school supplies to those in need.

Air quality degraded by wildfires across the state | Department of Health

Smoke from wildfires especially increases health risks for babies, children, people over 65, pregnant women, and those with health conditions, such as heart and lung diseases or diabetes.

  • Aug 8, 2018

Rossi and Schrier lead 8th Congressional District race

Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier are the top two finishers in the Aug. 7 primary race for U.S. Representative in Washington’s 8th Congressional… Continue reading

Preliminary August 2018 Primary results

Check out who is leading and who is falling behind in the August 2018 primary election.

Annabelle Sharick receives STAR Scholarship from PEO

This is the first time an EHS student has received a national PEO scholarship.

How JUUL cornered the youth tobacco market | Public Health Insider

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

  • Aug 7, 2018

Caregiver film series focuses on relationship stress | Pierce County

At the age of 21 Hawking was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis—also known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, and continued his work with the support of his wife, Jane. She provided care as the disease progressed – both to their children and Steven. Over the years, his advancing care needs added stress that took a significant toll on their relationship.

  • Aug 7, 2018

Enumclaw Council to vote on rate for new utility

Residents will start seeing a new $5.24 stormwater bill every month starting September.

SR 410 roadwork coming to Buckley | WSDOT

Crews will install new updated signal systems at the SR 410 intersections of Mundy Loss Road, Main Street and Park Avenue the week of Aug. 6.

Carrying on another’s leadership, legacy

Victor Wong takes the reins at Plateau Outreach Ministries after Britt Nelson resigns as executive director after seven years.

Milton VFW recognizes local first responders | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

VFW Post 11401 sponsored Firefighter/EMT Lance Schinkal and Firefighter/Paramedic Jennifer Killion for various honors.

  • Aug 2, 2018
An overview of where road resurfacing work will be taking place around Bonney Lake. For more detailed maps, visit <a href="https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program" target="_blank">https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program</a>. Image courtesy Pierce County

Neighborhoods near Bonney Lake, Buckley impacted by road work

Work is expected to begin the week of Aug. 6 - 10 and will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays only through the end of the month.

An overview of where road resurfacing work will be taking place around Bonney Lake. For more detailed maps, visit <a href="https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program" target="_blank">https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program</a>. Image courtesy Pierce County

Court rejects murder appeal

Johnathan Harris was convicted in 2016 for murdering local Nicole White. His attempt to appeal his guilty plea failed.

Free museum passes available

Check out where your library card can take you around Pierce County.

  • Aug 1, 2018

Enumclaw resident appointed to serve on 4Culture task force | King County

Scott Gray, head of the non-profit that runs the Enumclaw Expo Center, has been steadily receiving more and more attention from the King County Council.

Mount Rainier hiker drowned, recovered in White River | National Park Service

“River crossings can be extremely hazardous this time of the year,” said Chip Jenkins, park superintendent. “These cold, swift flowing waters require a high level of caution, even for those hikers with extensive experience, knowledge and skills.”

  • Jul 30, 2018

East Pierce bond makes it to the ballot

It may be difficult for a supermajority of voters to pass the measure, given the other property taxes they are paying now and others they will be voting on in the November election, but Fire Chief Bud Backer believes people will see the real need East Pierce is in.

Edgewood fire destroys home | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

Firefighters not only had to fight the blaze but also a downed live power line and a compromised gas supply.

  • Jul 27, 2018