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Preventing a Hepatitis A outbreak | Public Health Insider

Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by a highly contagious virus. A large outbreak in San Diego, along with outbreaks in Los Angeles and in Salt Lake City has Public Health officials concerned that a hepatitis A outbreak could occur in King County. Dr. Jeff Duchin, King County’s Health Officer, explains who’s at risk and what can be done to prevent an outbreak.

  • Oct 2, 2017

Enumclaw to once again start enforcing downtown parking rules

Those who linger in downtown Enumclaw parking spaces could soon be in for a costly surprise. Members of the City Council approved an initial reading of an ordinance that aims to prevent automobiles from sitting – for more than a few hours – on the busiest streets in the downtown core

Honor for Expo’s Dog Barn

Dogs took top honors during a recent review of the 2017 King County Fair.

Great Pumpkin grows at Krainick Dairy

Unless you’re a dairy farmer, you may not realize how cows, beer and giant pumpkins are all connected. But for one weekend every year, Krainick Dairy in Enumclaw gets to see this particular circle-of-life complete itself during the annual Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off with Washington-based Elysian Breweries.

Pat Pepper recall vote set by King County Elections

This announcement comes ahead of the State Supreme Court’s review of the recall case after Pepper appealed the Superior Court’s approval of the charges in May . The Supreme Court met Sept. 7, but has not made any ruling.

Rescue group aims to save dogs’ lives; Saturday fun run will benefit the cause

All great dogs end with a tail, but this great tale begins with a dog.

Katrina Minton-Davis resigns from Bonney Lake City Council

Applications are due to the City Administrator Don Morrison by 5 p.m. Oct. 13 by email (morrisond@ci.bonney-lake.wa.us) or sent by mail (Don Morrison, City Administrator, Councilmember Recruitment, 9002 Main Street East, Bonney Lake, WA 98391).

Annual quilt show coming to Expo Center

The Crystal Quilters are preparing for a return to the Enumclaw Expo Center, getting ready for their 22nd annual quilt show.

  • Sep 27, 2017

Former Buckley resident invents new way to carry your kid around

Necessity is the mother of invention, or so the saying goes, and when former Buckley resident Kasandra Gillis became a mother in 2014, she certainly had a need.

Bonney Lake continues to wrestle with water, sewer rates

During the Sept. 19 City Council workshop, the majority of the council considered whether water rates and sewer rates should increase by 4 and 4.5 percent respectively every year for the next four years.

Arizona ‘cold case’ centers on former Enumclaw couple

A “cold case” saga continues to play out, a three-decades-old story of a missing woman and a husband accused of foul play. At the center of the tale are former Enumclaw residents Kevin Dale Jokumsen and Donna Mae (maiden name Douglas) Jokumsen, who married before moving to Arizona.

Council assures no injection sites in Enumclaw

Members of the Enumclaw City Council offered their opposition Aug. 28, passing formal “keep out” legislation aimed at those places where drug users can inject their drug of choice in a safe and sanitary manner.

Learn and prepare for earthquakes | Pierce County

From Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, to a 8.1 magnitude earthquake off Mexico’s south coast, and wildfires burning across the northwest, these recent disasters serve as a reminder of the necessity of emergency preparedness.

  • Sep 26, 2017

Electric Car Show, access to voting, 2018 budget, and more | Pierce County TV

Pierce County News for the week of Sept. 21, 2017

  • Sep 26, 2017

Dunn presents retired Metro Van to Black Diamond Community Center

Metropolitan King County Vice Chair Reagan Dunn has delivered a surplus Metro Transit Vanpool to the Black Diamond Community Center to assist the facility in meeting the transportation needs in the community.

  • Sep 26, 2017

Pacing Parson comes out of retirement

Don Stevenson, who has walked more than 55,000 miles since 1998 as the Pacing Parson, is planning a 300 mile trip around Auburn to raise $10,000 for the Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center.

Hit and run turns into a high speed chase

One driver fled the scene at a high rate of speed, around 100 miles per hour, Sgt. John Buss of the Enumclaw Police Department wrote in a press release.

  • Sep 26, 2017

Buckley resident raises money to buy food for hurricane-displaced pets

Buckley resident Sidney Joswick decided she didn’t want any presents for her 9th birthday. Instead, she asked her friends and family to come to her party earlier this month and help her raise money to buy pet food to donate to local shelters that have been taking in pets displaced by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Sawmill, Norse Creek Fire Update | Sept. 21

Minimal fire growth with isolated pockets of slow surface spread where the fire is sheltered by the forest canopy and burning in the larger dead or down trees is still possible.

  • Sep 21, 2017

SR 410, national park trails reopen | Mount Rainier National Park

The entire SR 410 corridor is now open after being closed due to fire activity outside the northeast boundary of the park.

  • Sep 21, 2017