King County Medical Society offering free lead tests | Public Health Insider

South King County residents have a chance to have their kids and some household items be tested for lead during the October South King County Family Health & Safety Fair.

  • Aug 7, 2019

Black Diamond council to have seven members

But some residents thought the timing was suspicious, and that the council didn’t need to grow just yet.

New exhibit at Enumclaw’s history museum

The display chronicles the life of Pete Storbo and the Mount Rainier Mining Company.

Assessments show Wilkeson, South Prairie are least expensive places to buy

Residential property rate rises in Pierce County have slowed overall.

Aaron Crawford headlines Ten Trails event

There will also be a grand opening of two new model homes at the housing development site.

State examines schools, earthquakes; special look at Carbonado

Talk of earthquakes and aftershocks never leaves the news cycle for too long, not in a region sitting atop fault lines. But the potential damage… Continue reading

Popular trails near Black Diamond closed for five weeks

King County Parks is thinning 75 acres of previously-logged land within Ravensdale Retreat Natural Area.

Next state park “free day” Aug. 25 | Washington State Parks

There are several state parks Plateau residents can enjoy nearby.

  • Aug 5, 2019

Work started on solution for Spiketon Bridge closure

The new temporary bridge, which will be two-lanes large and have no weight restrictions, is expected to be completed in October.

Suggestions for downtown lots pitched to City Council

The empty lot next to The Local coffeeshop could potentially be used for plant or art sales, or incorporated into the Sundays on Cole events.

Grocery store workers picket across King County

Union members are asking Kroger for living wages and more scheduling predictability.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Third annual Truck Show and School Supply Fundraiser hosted by Fugate Ford

The Aug. 10 event will feature 18 trophies for various truck, car, and semi-truck competitions.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, mental health professionals coming to local schools

The pilot program will not only help students, but their parents as well, with mental health workers hosting discussions at the Enumclaw and Buckley libraries.

City taking requests for 2020 ‘human services’ funding

There’s $139,500 in Enumclaw’s budget for outside agencies.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

Enumclaw committee tackles library safety, again

A survey asking about how safe you feel at your local library is open through Aug. 15.

White River superintendent honored for work on behalf of students, staff

Janel Keating Hambly received the Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award.

Weekend packed with Street Fair, Highland Games

It’s Enumclaw’s busiest weekend starting Friday, July 26.

Primary ballots, election materials are out

Don’t forget to register online or by mail by Monday, July 29.