Local state rep. files lawsuit over Inslee’s emergency

Rep. Morgan Irwin of the 31st District was one of a few republicans signing onto this suit, alleging the state has violated Constitutional rights of citizens.

New dashboard shows how far along King County is to meeting Phase II metrics

The county has met more than half its goals, but the ones it hasn’t met are critical in determining how many people are still being infected, and how quickly people are being tested.

Public will have opportunity to hear from superintendent finalists

The three candidates will be interviewed June 2 - 4.

Auburn Mountain View Cemetery Manager Craig Hudson, center, confers with maintenance workers David Partridge, left, and Zach Hopper in March 2020. Sound Publishing file photo

State allows weddings, funerals, religious services to restart with restrictions

Gov. Inslee issues new rules during May 27 news conference.

Road improvement projects under way in Enumclaw, Buckley

A silver lining on the pandemic is that roads are clear to start construction projects faster than originally planned.

Enumclaw to Inslee: Let us go to Phase II

The city council would like to see King County cities with 15,000 or less residents move on to the next phase of reopening the economy.

POM’s food bank, financial assistance numbers double

The extra need, in addition to its thrift store being closed, means the nonprofit is expecting an $80,000 budget shortfall this year.

File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo
                                File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo

Rural King County mayors want state to let them enter Phase 2

Mayors cite heavy economic damage from prolonged shutdown.

As sales tax plummets in King County, mental health and drug program funding dries up

County will need to make severe cuts to MIDD program this year.

State Parks offers three free days in June

No pass needed June 6, 7 and 13

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Sports
COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Emerald Downs announces revised 2020 stakes schedule

Racing starts June 22; first featured race Aug. 2

 

White River seventh in state Scholastic Cup standings

Several Enumclaw teams also placed well in the state-wide contest.

 

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Don’t Dread Exercise… Eat The Frog!

Leapfrog to fitness by facing your fears

 

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Find a fitness community that fits!

Pilates to yoga, TRX and boxing, this Auburn studio helps you get started on your wellness goals

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Life

Local VFW post switching gears this Memorial Day weekend

Instead of gathering outside stores and giving out poppies, donation boxes will be set up for donations.

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Business

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26

Face masks to be required of guests and employees

 

Like similar businesses across King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, Bothell restaurant Hana Sushi closed due to public-health concerns. Sound Publishing file photo

Inslee changes course, says diners won’t have to sign in

Restaurants may still ask customers for information that contact tracers could use to stop an outbreak.