First flu death of the season reported | Tacoma Pierce-County Health Department

It’s not too late to get immunized, not just for yourself but for the people around you.

  • Oct 24, 2018

Gun tossed, discharges and hits Wilkeson 9-year-old

His family was out for an afternoon barbecue when they heard coyotes near their location.

Bonney Lake to vote on part-time assistant for historical society

The new position would be funded with a $30,000 budget, and aims to help the Historical Society outreach for volunteers and other duties.

LGBTQ youth talk about healthcare experiences | Public Health Insider

11 area hospitals teamed up with Public Health to determine their LGBTQ community’s greatest needs, as well as their best assets.

  • Oct 23, 2018

Metro revises timeline for RapidRide bus expansion

After originally aiming to build 20 additional fast-service bus lines on high demand routes by 2040, King County Metro has changed its construction timelines and put 13 of those projects on hold.

Six cases of Salmonella likely linked to cucumbers | Department of Health

Illnesses have been reported in King, Snohomish, Thurston, Yakima and Pierce counties.

  • Oct 22, 2018

Van crashes into Enumclaw business

No one was hurt in the wreck, though the building sustained more than a little damage.

Joseph Sewell talked to the Buckley City Council on Oct. 9 about his potential marijuana processing business and wine and beer setup right off SR 410. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Buckley sets limits on marijuana trade, allowing room for one more

A new marijuana producer is looking to open up off SR 410, and include a new wine and beer stop for Buckley residents and visitors.

Joseph Sewell talked to the Buckley City Council on Oct. 9 about his potential marijuana processing business and wine and beer setup right off SR 410. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

General election ballots mailed | Secretary of State

Don’t put off sending in your ballot this year, even though it’s easier than ever to mail it in.

  • Oct 18, 2018

MakerFest shows off DIY projects, robot battles and STEAM activities | Pierce County Library System

The free event will be Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Oct 18, 2018

Students, staff move into new Enumclaw High classrooms

Construction isn’t over, but students can now enjoy new health, social sciences classrooms and science labs, as well as new school library.

Halloween pet photo event | Tractor Supply Company

Get a photo dressed up with your furry friend this Halloween.

New apartments coming to Bonney Lake

They’ll be lining SR 410 by around 2020, a representative said.

One dead, two injured in Bonney Lake Fire

Crews arrived early this morning to find a fully-engulfed double-wide mobile home.

Rape allegation against Sen. Joe Fain divides King County Council

In a recent interview, Councilmember Kathy Lambert blamed Fain’s accuser for the alleged rape. Then Lambert’s colleagues distanced themselves from her comments.

Futures Academy aims to teach lessons for a lifetime

The soccer program, put on by the Mount Rainier Futbol Club, is meant for elementary-aged athletes.

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder, developer, and philanthropist struggled with cancer for decades

Paul Allen, shown in 2015. Courtesy of the Herald

Pierce library system seeking levy lift to keep facilities, programs operating

If approved, the levy will increase the annual tax bill by around $32 a year, bringing the average total up to $160 annually.

Recovering the mantle of ‘senior’

The Enumclaw Senior Center, with the help of a potential five-year grant from the county, hopes to change how people think about getting older.

State Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

All nine justices found the use of capital punishment in Washington state unconstitutional and racially biased.