Ray Miller-Still

Cruise through Enumclaw to support local businesses, nonprofits

The Friday, May 8 cruise will be all downtown, while the Thunder Dome Car Museum is hosting another on Saturday, May 9.

The Plateau’s big summer events are being postponed, cancelled

The King County Fair is still up in the air, but Buckley’s Log Show has been rescheduled, and Enumclaw’s Highland Games will wait to host next year.

Local writer designs book for parents, children to read out loud, play together

“Let’s Play Pretend…” came about when Scott Field was traveling away from his family.

Local pilot flies hand sanitizer to Eastern WA counties

Garfield County has had trouble finding sanitation supplies, given its the sole Washington county without a confirmed COVID-19 case.

Black Diamond council members attend stay-at-home order protest

They say they were well within their rights to go, but another council member is calling for their removal.

Documents show spread of COVID-19 at Enumclaw care facility

A report from the Washington state Department of Health and Social Services and documents detailing conversations between Enumclaw Rehab and St. Elizabeth show how quickly the virus spread through the senior living facility.

St. Elizabeth announces voluntary furloughs

COVID-19 has severely affected the hospital’s finances, its chief operating officer wrote in a letter.

Buckley, Black Diamond jump on the virtual meeting bandwagon

Both recent agendas were short and sweet.

Green River College offers free webinar for local businesses

The online presentation will go over how to access various federal loans and business basics that will help you weather the pandemic

White River seniors to host online car show

The annual car show is normally hosted at the Log Show fairgrounds, but COVID-19 made the local students pivot.

St. Elizabeth nurses went three weeks without N-95 masks

According to CHI Franciscan officials, supply of the essential PPE gear dropped to just 3-days worth in March.

Staying connected through messages of kindness

Future generations will be able to look back at how strong their community stayed throughout COVID-19.

How is graduation going to look for the class of 2020?

School administrators are working on several different options, but nothing is set in stone yet.

KCLS to remain closed, but offers online poetry contest, Día celebration

Despite library buildings being off-limits, the library system has many virtual programs planned for the spring. Image courtesy King County Library System

Local distillery switches gears, selling hand sanitizer

After Pursuit Distillery fills its orders of denatured alcohol and hand sanitizer, it opens its doors to the public.

Local Facebook group aims to support local businesses

The group decides to support one business for 24 hours, and money raised goes to buying gift cards that are raffled off.

Enumclaw council to meet April 13

If you want to participate, check out the agenda on the city’s website and email the city clerk your comments and questions.

Positive COVID-19 cases increase in Enumclaw, but facilities releasing little information

The county has reported 38 positive tests and 5 deaths as of April 6 in ZIP code 98022.

Dentist checking patient’s teeth. Sound Publishing file photo

Dental foundation serves Medicaid patients through COVID-19

The Arcora Foundation is also attempting to expand its urgent care database, allowing those with different insurances to use its services during the outbreak.

Dentist checking patient’s teeth. Sound Publishing file photo

Unemployment claims continue to climb

For the week of March 22-28, claims have reached more than 181,000.