Field is set for fall campaign season

Many local races are uncontested, and most of the rest will skip primaries.

Susan’s quest for ‘justice’ and the civil legal system dilemma

While citizens have the right to an attorney in criminal cases, they’re not afforded the same rights in civil litigation.

Enumclaw, White River students shine at state FFA convention

EHS team of Gracelyn Boren, Dustin Clarke, Daisy Ruvalcaba and Lane Williams took first in the FARM for Kids event.

Auburn, Kent exposed to measles

A new case brought measles to The Villas apartments and the Fred Meyer in Auburn.

  • May 20, 2019

Recycling event at Expo Center can help your spring cleaning

The annual Enumclaw Collection event is June 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Help the Soup Ladies in their quest to help others

In times of crisis, The Soup Ladies have been there for first responders.

Enumclaw VFW honors two firefighters, city police officer

Officer Kim-Xuan Bewer and firefighters John Bloomer and Alex Lind were honored April 25 and May 9.

Thinking of running for office? Filing period closes Friday, May 17

There are many council positions opening up in Enumclaw, Buckley, and Black Diamond.

King County Councilman Reagan Dunn sent a letter to the FBI asking for them to help investigate Allan Thomas (pictured), who is under investigation for stealing more than $400,000 of public funds and skirting election laws in an Enumclaw drainage district. Screenshot from King 5 report

King County Council requests report on special districts in wake of fraud allegations

Small, local special districts will face more scrutiny following Enumclaw drainage district case.

King County Councilman Reagan Dunn sent a letter to the FBI asking for them to help investigate Allan Thomas (pictured), who is under investigation for stealing more than $400,000 of public funds and skirting election laws in an Enumclaw drainage district. Screenshot from King 5 report
The Marquee on Meeker Apartments, 2030 W. Meeker St. in Kent, will feature 492 apartments and 12,000 square feet of retail. The first phase of 288 apartments is expected to be completed in early 2020. Developers are targeting people in their 20s and 30s to rent their high-end, urban-style apartments. Steve Hunter/staff photo

Housing study pokes holes in conventional wisdom

High construction and land costs will incentivize developers to build luxury units.

The Marquee on Meeker Apartments, 2030 W. Meeker St. in Kent, will feature 492 apartments and 12,000 square feet of retail. The first phase of 288 apartments is expected to be completed in early 2020. Developers are targeting people in their 20s and 30s to rent their high-end, urban-style apartments. Steve Hunter/staff photo

New measles cases in multiple Washington counties | Department of Health

Four new cases have been recorded in addition to the one in Bonney Lake/Orting reported earlier this week.

  • May 15, 2019

Cyclists take center stage, and fill roads, during weekend Stage Race

Busy streets of downtown Enumclaw will be closed Saturday, so plan accordingly.

Drainage District 5 investigations continue

King County Councilman Raegan Dunn seeks to remove commissioner Allan Thomas, the center of several investigations, from his seat in the drainage district.

Bill to raise the age to purchase tobacco to 21 heads to governor | WNPA Olympia News Bureau

The bill would not make it illegal for those under 21 to possess tobacco.

‘Elk on the Trail’ art installation hosts public ribbon cutting

The event is 4 p.m., May 19 near the corner of state Route 410 and Warner Avenue.

Courier-Herald adopting new subscription fees

Deliveries are going up to $52, but there’s a small window of opportunity to apply for a lower rate.

Circus dispute a zoo of confusion

Is the Garden Bros. Circus coming to Enumclaw? They say yes, but the Expo Center says the contract was terminated after a late payment, and won’t host the event.

Orting, Bonney Lake exposed to measles | Health Departments

The man who has the disease was at Orting Transmission and the high school, as well as Discount Tire and a medical clinic in Bonney Lake.

What our latest numbers show about firearm suicides | Public Health Insider

Between 2012 and 2016, three quarters of deaths by firearms in King County were suicides.

  • May 13, 2019
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Eviction reform passed by state Legislature

Tenant protections included longer notices and more judicial discretion.

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