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King County encourages parents to LOK-IT-UP | Public Health Insider

Every five days on average, a child or teen is killed or hospitalized by gunfire in Washington state. Nationally, 8,400 children are killed or hospitalized every year from firearms.

  • Oct 31, 2017

State Supreme Court OKs Black Diamond recall effort

The State Supreme Court has approved three recall charges against Black Diamond Councilwoman Pat Pepper. However, some changes were made to the charges against Pepper, so the signature gathering process for the election has restarted, said King County Elections spokesperson Kafia Hosh.

Prosecutor’s charge suspect in woman’s death, body burning | UPDATE

An early-morning stroll brought a grisly discovery in a quiet neighborhood near Bonney Lake, jump-starting a tragic story that has gone nationwide. In short order, the Medical Examiner’s Office determine the woman had been strangled. Things took a macabre twist when police added that someone had attempted to set fire to the body.

Today’s ‘Dine Out For Hunger’ event helps those in need

Simply by heading to one of their favorite Enumclaw restaurants, diners will be able to help put groceries on the tables of those in need.

  • Oct 27, 2017

Witches donate 900 pounds of food to local food bank

Witches and warlocks of all kinds conjured up a good time last week for the first ever Witches Night Out.

Walking strong to find a cure for MG

“It’s like wearing cement shoes and walking upstream while smoking a cigarette.” This is how Enumclaw resident Tricia Foerster feels almost every day with Myasthenia Gravis, a rare autoimmune disease that affects between 36,000 to 60,000 people in the U.S.

Local prep golfers earn state berths, others to spring qualifier

High school golfers have closed out the fall portion of their campaign, meaning some have put away their clubs while others look forward to playing another day – even if that day isn’t until spring.

LiveLocal98022 meeting cancelled

Bob Green, the night’s speaker, notified the organization he couldn’t attend due to an illness.

  • Oct 25, 2017

Undercover youth check businesses for alcohol, tobacco law compliance

Ever wonder how Enumclaw businesses fare when it comes to keeping alcohol and tobacco products out of the hands of underage, would-be buyers? The folks at the Foothills Drug Free Coalition often ponder the same thing and, periodically, hit the streets to test the compliance of local merchants.

Tehaleh deeds East Pierce land for new firestation

With the Tehaleh looking to add more than 9,000 homes in the Bonney Lake area, developers have been working with East Pierce Fire and Rescue to make sure future residents are safe.

Black Diamond council files suit against mayor; Oakpointe files to intervene

Black Diamond’s legal issues continue to stack. The biggest announcement of the Oct. 19 meeting was that the City Council has brought a legal suit against Mayor Carol Benson, and Oakpointe has filed a motion to intervene in this lawsuit.

Enumclaw Council OKs parking changes, doubles fine for violators

Those who regularly park in downtown Enumclaw have suspected change was in the air, but now it’s official.

Holland squashes the competition, grows second-ever largest pumpkin

Joel Holland’s pumpkin took the win at the Half Moon Pay giant pumpkin growing competition.

  • Oct 23, 2017

10 years of PCTV favorites | Pierce County TV

Pierce County News for the week of Oct. 19, 2017

  • Oct 23, 2017

Enumclaw council debates taxing district that funds street repairs

A proposed change to the local Transportation Benefit District brought sharp differences of opinion during the most recent gathering of the Enumclaw City Council. A public hearing on the TBD is scheduled for Nov. 13.

Winter Road Closures at Mount Rainier National Park

In anticipation of this weekend’s significant weather event, Mount Rainier National Park announces the winter closure of the Sunrise Road at the White River Campground intersection, the Mowich Lake Road, and the Paradise Valley Road.

  • Oct 20, 2017

Black Diamond mayoral debate | Part 3

The Courier-Herald is publishing a three-part debate between Black Diamond Mayor CarolBenson and her opponent Judy Baxley. Two weeks ago, candidates answered questions concerning the city, and what they would do as mayor to address any issues. Last week was a chance for candidates to rebut their opponent’s statements. Part 3 includes final candidate questions and final statements.

Hauntings around the Plateau

Want to get in a good scare this Halloween, or have some family-friendly entertainment? Check out all the Plateau has to offer this October, from the Fright Factory, Boos and Brews, Thomasson Farms and more.

  • Oct 19, 2017

Enumclaw mayoral debate | Part 3

This is Part 3 of a three part in-paper Enumclaw mayoral debate between Jan Molinaro and Kim Lauk. Both are first time candidates for mayor. The incumbent, Mayor Liz Reynolds, chose not to seek a third term. Lauk and Molinaro are current members of the City Council.