Daffodil princesses appear at local libraries

Bonney Lake and Sumner have their events April 27, while Buckley will host its royalty May 4.

Community group to gather in advance of Little Lake Forest meeting

The pre-meeting is this Saturday, April 20.

County considering plans for forested acres near Enumclaw

Come to the April 29 public meeting about Little Lake Forest.

Public comment sought as Army Corps revises master plans for local dams

The first public meeting is April 22 at Enumclaw’s City Hall.

Black Diamond hit with phone scams | Black Diamond Police Department

The following is a press release from Black Diamond Police Commander Larry Colagiovanni: In recent weeks, the Black Diamond Police Department has seen an increase… Continue reading

Jim Pitts stands on walkway overlooking filtration chambers at the King County South Treatment Plant in Renton. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Human waste: Unlikely climate change hero?

King County treatment plant joins effort to counteract effects of carbon dioxide.

Jim Pitts stands on walkway overlooking filtration chambers at the King County South Treatment Plant in Renton. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Enumclaw students ‘get woke, stay woke’ at Olympia conference

They got to meet Dolores Huerta, a huge name in the workers rights movement.

Washington State Capitol Building. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Legislation targets rape kit backlog

WA has about 10,000 untested kits; new law would reduce testing time to 45 days

Washington State Capitol Building. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Annual Law Enforcement Camp taking high school applications

Students get to experience a tactical firing range and work with forensics, SWAT, communications, and K-9 officers.

  • Apr 11, 2019

East Pierce pays off 2012 bond early

The bond helped buy the land a new Bonney Lake headquarter fire station will be built.

Plans for development of downtown block called off

The numbers just didn’t work out, Enumclaw Mayor Jan Molinaro said.

Concert to benefit Mount Peak tower effort

The Mount Peak Historical Fire Association may be getting some state money, but the group is also hoping to garner some local support to revive the historic landmark.

Pierce County Point-in-Time Count results released

A total of 1,486 people experiencing homelessness were identified during the count.

  • Apr 8, 2019
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Law enforcement oversight office seeks subpoena power

Organization has been unable to investigate King County Sheriff’s Office.

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Keeping it real at Reality House

From underage drinking to suicide, the annual event helps parents understand pressures their children may be facing.

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Natural Resources/Kari Greer

Western Washington faces elevated wildfire risk in 2019

Humans cause majority of fires in state

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Natural Resources/Kari Greer

Buckley-area groups can apply for grant money through United Way | United Way

Community groups in Buckley, Franklin Pierce, Key Peninsula or Orting neighborhoods are all encouraged to apply.

Caregiving film explores difficult choices for ill family members | Pierce County

“What they Had” will show on Saturday, April 13, at the Grand Cinema.

  • Apr 4, 2019

Courier-Herald to stop Bonney Lake coverage

Additionally, the paper will be moving offices (though we will still be in the same building) and be moving toward a paid subscription-only business model.