Sexually transmitted disease rates continue to rise | Department of Health

Department of Health recently released its 2016 STD data, and rising rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have prompted health officials to encourage sexually active individuals to get tested and treated.

  • Oct 10, 2017

Septic disasters, appraisers in Tacoma, Steilacoom Apple Squeeze, and more | Pierce County TV

Pierce County News for the week of Oct. 5, 2017

  • Oct 10, 2017

Voter registration deadline today | King County Elections

Citizens who want to vote in the November 7 general election have until Monday, October 9 to register to vote or update voter registration information online or by mail.

  • Oct 10, 2017

Liz Reynolds submits final city budget

For the eighth and final time, Mayor Liz Reynolds has crafted an annual operating budget for the city of Enumclaw.

Tehaleh celebrates 5 years of development: groundbreaking on new school Oct 18

The Tehaleh development outside Bonney Lake is celebrating a number of accomplishments this month.

Black Diamond mayoral debate | Part 1

With the general election five weeks away and ballots soon to be in the hands of voters, the Courier-Herald is publishing a three-part debate between Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson and her opponent Judy Baxley. Part 1 of the debate asks the candidates questions concerning the city, and what they would do as mayor to address any issues. Part 2 will be a chance for candidates to rebut their opponent’s statements, and Part 3 will wrap-up with final statements.

Enumclaw council members debate for executive seat | Part 1

This is Part 1 of a three-part in-paper Enumclaw mayoral debate between Jan Molinaro and Kim Lauk. Both are first time candidates for mayor. The incumbent, Mayor Liz Reynolds, chose not to seek a third term. Lauk and Molinaro are current members of the City Council.

Nonprofit promotes lookout tower atop Mount Peak

An iconic Plateau landmark, the fire lookout atop Mount Peak, has been nothing but a memory for more than half a century. Now, a dedicated group of volunteers have gone public with a plan to see a tower returned to the pinnacle of the popular climbing destination on the southern fringe of Enumclaw.

Surplus van benefits Enumclaw seniors

A surplus Metro Transit van was donated last week to the Enumclaw Senior Center to assist the facility in meeting a variety of transportation needs.

  • Oct 4, 2017

Flu claimed 49 lives last year | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department reported 49 flu-related deaths among Pierce County residents in the 2016-2017 season. It was the deadliest flu season of the last three flu seasons combined.

  • Oct 3, 2017

Food safety, Sumner Corporate Park, Parkland Prairie and more | Pierce County TV

Pierce County News for the week of Sept. 28, 2017

  • Oct 2, 2017

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.