A student in Jody Emerson’s third grade class at Southwood Elementary listens in. Photo by Alex Bruell

Plateau students head back to class

Even in a life-changing pandemic, a kid is still a kid.

Photo courtesy Public Health Insider

Confirm your vaccination: A new requirement for many activities in King County

If you want to go to large events or indoors to watch a movie or drink a beer, you’ll have to prove you’re vaccinated or COVID-negative.

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This image was shared by the King County Sheriff’s Office in announcing they had identified the driver in the fatal hit-and-run of a Maple Valley man. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
King County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the Toyota Camry that reportedly hit and killed a Maple Valley man in July. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office

SeaTac girl, 15, charged with second-degree murder in jogger’s death

Reportedly used her vehicle to ‘scare him’ while driving in Maple Valley

Provided by the City of Enumclaw, this map shows the ironman bike route where it cuts through the core of the city.

Road closures and detours during Sunday’s ironman race through Enumclaw

Some local streets will be affected by the race.

PHOTO BY KEVIN HANSON 
Enumclaw High defensive back Emmit Otero goes high to deflect a Lakes pass attempt during the early stages of Thursday night’s Hornet victory.

Hornets swarm to second-week rebound victories

Late-game heroics sealed the deal for both teams.

Washington

A better plan for Washington, that takes the burden off those we love

Pay into the WA Cares Fund when you’re working, save when you’re not, and access care when you need it

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Grocery store workers have right to wear Black Lives Matter buttons

National Labor Relations Board ruling against ban by Kroger-owned QFC, Fred Meyer

Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He recently retired as president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and now lives in Vancouver. He can be contacted at thebrunells@msn.com.

Vaccinations improve our health and employment numbers | Brunell

It is not surprising that COVID-19, which ravaged the world, was disastrous for our country’s economy. Millions died from COVID Continue reading...

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Firefighters vs. the governor’s vaccine mandate | Roegner

We all thought we were in this fight with the coronavirus together, based on what the experts have been telling Continue reading...

Providence employees look at anti-vaccine mandate protesters as they cross the street outside of Providence Regional Medical Center Everett on Aug. 18, 2021. Olivia Vanni/Sound Publishing

Editorial: A message to the unvaccinated and unmasked

We know you’re frustrated with mandates and advice, but consider our frustrations and, yes, our anger.

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Sports
The White River High boys opened their tennis season Sept. 7 with a home-court match against the Fife Trojans. Playing No. 1 singles for the Hornets was Derek Brannon.

Sports Calendar: Sept. 22 – 28

ENUMCLAW September 22: Boys/girls golf at Washington, 3:30 p.m. at Lake Spanaway Golf Course. Cross country hosts Foss and Washington, Continue reading...

 

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Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He recently retired as president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and now lives in Vancouver. He can be contacted at thebrunells@msn.com.

Vaccinations improve our health and employment numbers | Brunell

It is not surprising that COVID-19, which ravaged the world, was disastrous for our country’s economy. Millions died from COVID… Continue reading

 

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Firefighters vs. the governor’s vaccine mandate | Roegner

We all thought we were in this fight with the coronavirus together, based on what the experts have been telling… Continue reading

 

Life
Photo courtesy Public Health Insider

Confirm your vaccination: A new requirement for many activities in King County

If you want to go to large events or indoors to watch a movie or drink a beer, you’ll have to prove you’re vaccinated or COVID-negative.

  • 2 hours ago

 

Business
Stock photo

Grocery store workers have right to wear Black Lives Matter buttons

National Labor Relations Board ruling against ban by Kroger-owned QFC, Fred Meyer

 

Don C. Brunell is a business analyst, writer and columnist. He recently retired as president of the Association of Washington Business, the state’s oldest and largest business organization, and now lives in Vancouver. He can be contacted at thebrunells@msn.com.

Bush’s 9/11 epilogue needs to be America’s prologue

We needed a reminder of the way our country came together after 9/11. We got it from George W. Bush.

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