William Gatlin, an Enumclaw resident, was using his truck to drive for Uber and Lyft seven days a week when he was allegedly hit by Crystal Mullins, another Enumclaw resident, on December 2018. The crash killed two people. Photo courtesy Shelby Richards

Driver pleads not guilty in fatal crash that killed two

Local Makyela Knaus, 13, was one of the victims.

Chevassus to fill vacancy on Enumclaw City Council

Beau Chevassus is the founder and head of Knok Studios.

Guild gathered for annual spring luncheon

The next Guild event, its annual Christmas Luncheon and Auction, is scheduled for Dec. 4.

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What’s next for Washington’s 2045 green energy goal?

The Legislature set the goal, but how does the state actually get there?

Free incident locators available for Lake Tapps residents | Cascade Water Alliance

The “incident locators” are signs that hang off nearby docks that allow East Pierce Fire and Rescue to quickly find you during a lake emergency.

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Open seat on Library Advisory Board

This is your chance to advocate for the Enumclaw library.

Washington wants to know more about the LBGTQ community | Public Health Insider

A new anonymous study, open through mid-September, wants to better understand the lives of LGBTQ residents.

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Enumclaw High’s ‘over 50’ reunion set for Aug. 8

Anyone who attended or graduated from EHS from 1969 or before is welcome to attend.

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Image courtesy Public Health Insider.

The weather is heating up — time for a water safety refresher

Whatever you do, always wear a life vest.

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Clark touts benefits of Sound Birth method

Kelly Clark has a rather specific audience for her professional services. As a practicing doula, her clients are women who Continue reading...

Tourists bring dollars to mountain communities

More than 1.5 million people came to Mount Rainier in 2018, and spent $55 million in nearby communities.

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Sports

Track and field athletes from Enumclaw, WR finish in Top 10

Among the athletes are EHS’ Carson Christiansen and WRHS’ Jackson Gibbon.

 

State football championships no longer at Tacoma Dome

Like every high school football player in the state of Washington, Hornets from both Enumclaw and White River dream of Continue reading...

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Marketplace

Comcast honors King County high school students

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

Comcast Uniquely Positioned to Bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

The City of Seattle Technology Access and Adoption study showed that more Continue reading...

 

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect Continue reading...

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Life

Antiques show coming to Expo Center

The event will be held June 29 starting at 9, though early birds can pay extra to get in before the crowds.

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Northwest

Rick Steves to give $1 million yearly to stop climate change

“If we are in the travel business, we are contributing to the destruction of our environment,” he said.

 

In a 2015 report from the Washington State Department of Ecology, King County’s Cedar Hills Regional Landfill received 53,739 tons of of plastic bags and wrap from housing and commercial sources alone. File photo/Sound Publishing

No good solution to the plastics problem

Plastic is piling up everywhere from King County to ocean floors, and humans keep making more.

 

Business

Family-owned businesses are the backbone of America | Don Brunell

Family businesses account for 50 percent of our country’s GDP.