Gretler brothers: One to the Bears, one to the Beavers

The former Panthers are ready to hit the next level of baseball.

Missing hiker found on Mount Rainier

Philip Kezele, 41, went missing after being last seen July 13 at Spray Park.

  • Jul 17, 2018

Bonney Lake’s inaugural Taste@Tapps festival later this month

More than a dozen food trucks will be parked at Allan Yorke Park, along with some favorite local performers and breweries raising money for a good cause.

Proudly in defense of breastfeeding, in King County and everywhere | Public Health Insider

Patty Hayes, Director of Public Health—Seattle & King County, responded to the news that the United States government aggressively attempted to water down international support for breast-feeding through the World Health Organization.

  • Jul 16, 2018

State survey seeks information from SR 410 drivers

Make sure to let WSDOT know how you think traffic between Bonney Lake and Enumclaw can be improved by Sunday, July 22.

Road work affects SR 167 night traffic | Department of Transportation

The project also includes repaving on-ramps and exits within the project limits. Crews are also scheduled to repair a number of aging bridge expansion joints.

  • Jul 16, 2018
Between Seattle’s $15 minimum wage and the new no-poach cause agreement, Washington has been leading the nation in advancing fast food workers’ rights. Photo by Fibonacci Blue/Flickr

Washington AG’s deal grants mobility to fast food workers nationwide

Seven fast food chains have agreed to end no-poaching policies that economists say cause wage stagnation.

Between Seattle’s $15 minimum wage and the new no-poach cause agreement, Washington has been leading the nation in advancing fast food workers’ rights. Photo by Fibonacci Blue/Flickr
Dianne Laurine, a Commissioner for the Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities says that she needs plastic straws to drink liquids, and that she easily bites through ones made out of paper. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Straw ban leaves disabled community feeling high and dry

Although disabled people are exempted from Seattle’s new law, the impacted community says that businesses haven’t gotten the message.

Dianne Laurine, a Commissioner for the Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities says that she needs plastic straws to drink liquids, and that she easily bites through ones made out of paper. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

King County Sheriff’s Deputy Fired Over Felony Conviction

The Sheriff’s Office somehow missed his record of assault when hiring him in 2017.

Animals, rides, food… and technology, all at the King County Fair | King County

This year the kid’s area has been expanded from previous years and there is a new teen-focused technology game that will allow teens (and all fairgoers) to tour the Fair.

Group moving ahead with plans for Mount Peak tower

The Mount Peak Historical Fire Lookout Association may have to shift where the tower would be placed, and the cost is estimated at $450,000.

Property taxes, caregiver movies, Ashford County Park, and more | Pierce County TV

Pierce County News for the week of July 12-26, 2018.

  • Jul 13, 2018

Dump truck crashes into Alderton store

Two were injured, one airlifted to hospital.

Pamphlets, primary ballots headed for voters’ hands

The first round of election materials are scheduled to hit the mail July 12 in Pierce County and July 17 in King County.

Medics find motorcycle crash victim after location issues | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

The man was using his cell to contact his wife; after hanging up and calling 911, first responders were able to use GPS to narrow their search.

Medication drop-off box available in Bonney Lake

The BLPD has a new prescription medication disposal box residents can use free of charge.

Pierce County burn ban begins July 12 | Pierce County

The ban does not apply to small recreational fires in established fire pits at approved campgrounds or on private property with the owner’s permission.

  • Jul 11, 2018

Buckley discusses potential 83 unit apartment complex development

The conversation is taken its very first steps. But the direction council members decide to head will likely affect Buckley’s future for years to come.

Confirmed measles case in Snohomish County | Public Health Insider

Measles is a highly contagious and potentially severe disease that causes fever, rash, cough, and red, watery eyes.

  • Jul 10, 2018