Sumner School District teachers, staff talk about strike

The beginning of the school year is right around the corner, but teachers, bus drivers and nutrition workers are discussing what pay raises they deserve, and whether or not to go on strike.

Burn ban for King, Pierce counties | Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

This ban is in effect until further notice and is in addition to existing fire safety burn bans.

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Unclaimed remains: Pierce County hoping someone steps forward | Pierce County

Nearly 50 individuals who died from 2015 to 2017 have not been claimed by family members or friends.

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Next State Parks ‘free day’ is Aug. 25 | Washington State Parks

“The National Park Service is celebrating its birthday this year as ‘something new for 102,” said Don Hoch, Director of Washington State Parks.

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King County bans solitary confinement of juveniles

Policy shift comes as part of a settlement in response to a 2017 lawsuit

Levy money to aid senior programs in Enumclaw, Black Diamond | King County

By 2040, more than a quarter of King County’s population will be seniors. Healthy lifestyles and social engagement are keys to living long and living well.

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Rabid bats found on Auburn sidewalk | Public Health Insider

Any person or animal that touched or had contact with the bats or its saliva could be at risk of getting rabies, which is almost always fatal once symptoms begin.

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Help needed identifying attempted kidnapping suspect in Kent | King County Sheriff’s Office

The suspect is a white male, 6’ 2” thick build, 50-55 years old, with salt and pepper shoulder length hair.

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Enumclaw welcomes new faces in schools, district office

Check out the new educators and other school staff.

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Are smokey summers the new normal? | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Smoke from wildfires has made our summers more and more complicated.

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In step with helping out

This was the third year the EHS track team worked to improve the trail at Nolte State Park.

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Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

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Columbia River treaty talks too vital to ignore | Don Brunell

The United States and China are currently renegotiating the Columbia River Treaty.