Concert to benefit Mount Peak tower effort

The Mount Peak Historical Fire Association may be getting some state money, but the group is also hoping to garner some local support to revive the historic landmark.

Pierce County Point-in-Time Count results released

A total of 1,486 people experiencing homelessness were identified during the count.

  • Apr 8, 2019
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Law enforcement oversight office seeks subpoena power

Organization has been unable to investigate King County Sheriff’s Office.

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Keeping it real at Reality House

From underage drinking to suicide, the annual event helps parents understand pressures their children may be facing.

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Natural Resources/Kari Greer

Western Washington faces elevated wildfire risk in 2019

Humans cause majority of fires in state

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Natural Resources/Kari Greer

Buckley-area groups can apply for grant money through United Way | United Way

Community groups in Buckley, Franklin Pierce, Key Peninsula or Orting neighborhoods are all encouraged to apply.

Caregiving film explores difficult choices for ill family members | Pierce County

“What they Had” will show on Saturday, April 13, at the Grand Cinema.

  • Apr 4, 2019

Courier-Herald to stop Bonney Lake coverage

Additionally, the paper will be moving offices (though we will still be in the same building) and be moving toward a paid subscription-only business model.

Six local projects, totaling nearly $1.5 million, in House budget

They include the proposed Mount Peak fire lookout, a mountain bike tail in Tehaleh, the Enumclaw pool, and more.

Enumclaw Rotary celebrating 50 years of service to community

The first president of the local chapter was Sutherland (Suds) McLean.

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King County approves bargaining agreement with 60 unions

Employees will receive wage increases and $500 bonus.

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County allowing free disposal of storm debris | King County

Yard waste like branches, brush, tree stumps and wood rounds are allowed to be disposed for free at the Enumclaw Transfer Station this weekend.

State Parks announces two free days in April | Washington State Parks

The two days are April 20 and April 22.

  • Apr 2, 2019

Call for peace, unity, understanding

City, county and state leaders show support of Islam community in wake of massacre at New Zealand mosques

King County bail reform hinges on pretrial decision making

Data on inmates has shown that being held pretrial affects the likelihood of conviction.

Local mother charged with failing to report sex abuse of daughter

The charges stems back to a 2017 case where three people have pleaded guilty to rape and molestation.

When treats become toxic: reducing harm from cannabis use | Public Health Insider

In 2017, the Washington Poison Center received 378 calls related to cannabis.

  • Apr 1, 2019

State smoking age rising to 21 in 2020

Legislature approves change

Local student artist heads to annual OPSI art competition

Zoe Asquith, a BLHS senior, hopes her surreal self-portrait will make waves at the May event.