In step with helping out

This was the third year the EHS track team worked to improve the trail at Nolte State Park.

Program designed for families dealing with mental illness | Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation

The classes will focus on several different kinds of mental illnesses and the skills necessary to handle crisis situations, how to listen and communicate, and self-care for dealing with worry and stress.

Tips from teachers: how to talk to kids about vaping | Public Health Insider

In the second of a three-part blog series, PHI explores youth vaping habits and what you should know about them.

  • Aug 15, 2018

Poor habits linger a year after E-DUI laws pass

Target Zero manager, Annie Kirk, said there was a gap between surveyed drivers’ understandings of the new law and their actual practices. Even though they recognize it’s an unsafe behavior and wouldn’t want drivers around them doing it.

Drivers take notice: busy bridge near Buckley will close for four weeks

The 82-year-old span on state Route 162 (also identified as Pioneer Way) will be shut down from 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20.

Activities Program boasts big numbers, variety

The White River Communities Activities Program has activities for students in kindergarten through fifth grade all year long.

Extra DUI patrols now to Labor Day | Washington Traffic Safety Commission

A new report shows a spike in percentage of fatal crashes caused by drivers impaired by multiple substances.

  • Aug 14, 2018

Summer course expands talents of White River’s Hi-C students.

Hi-C students are those who perform or show potential for performing at significantly advanced academic levels when compared with others of their age, experiences or environments.

County animal services visiting local neighborhoods | Regional Animal Services of King County

All cats and dogs eight weeks or older in the RASKC service area are required to be licensed with King County.

  • Aug 13, 2018

Enumclaw woman admits to multiple bank heists after recent arrest

Jaycee E. Kimberling, 27, was arrested Aug. 4, along with her longtime boyfriend, Kasen San, 39, of Sumner, for robbing a bank in Maple Valley.

Get to know rabbit fever, before it gets to know you | Public Health Insider

Although cases can occur at any time of the year, risk of infection increases in summer months when bites from ticks and flies are more common.

  • Aug 13, 2018

Buckley traffic light replacement under way

The signal light project has been in the planning stages for some time and, according to a DOT press release, work was set to begin Monday, Aug. 6.

Barrel racing honors memory of Enumclaw’s Christianson

Melanie died in 2013, but family and friends continue to organize the annual Melanie Christianson Memorial Race to honor her legacy.

Enumclaw’s Hooper a rising star in world of MMA

“The Teenage Dream” is currently undefeated, sitting on a 6-0 proffesional record.

Enumclaw’s Scott Gray appointed to serve on King County’s 4Culture task force

“Scott’s experience working on the King County Fair will add valuable insight as we look at how to make arts and culture funding work for the entire county.”

Saturday event includes truck show, drive for school supplies

Start the school year off right by donating school supplies to those in need.

Air quality degraded by wildfires across the state | Department of Health

Smoke from wildfires especially increases health risks for babies, children, people over 65, pregnant women, and those with health conditions, such as heart and lung diseases or diabetes.

  • Aug 8, 2018

Rossi and Schrier lead 8th Congressional District race

Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier are the top two finishers in the Aug. 7 primary race for U.S. Representative in Washington’s 8th Congressional… Continue reading

Preliminary August 2018 Primary results

Check out who is leading and who is falling behind in the August 2018 primary election.

Annabelle Sharick receives STAR Scholarship from PEO

This is the first time an EHS student has received a national PEO scholarship.