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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.

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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.

Don’t avoid the emergency department in a crisis

ED volumes across the state are falling, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t getting sick or hurt.

Special Enumclaw Council meeting tonight

The meeting includes approving a letter to Gov. Inslee and an inclusion proclamation.

Senior Center to receive $10K to continue delivering meals

More than 4,500 meals have been given to seniors, free of charge, since the pandemic started.

Black Diamond budget appears safe from pandemic

After city business was concluded, many council members made it clear politics should not get in the way of work, rebuking Councilwoman de Leon’s call for two other members to lose their seats after attending a stay-at-home order protest.

COVID-19 cancelled the King County Fair

The fair has an estimated $5 million impact on the local economy and accounts for a majority of the Expo Center’s operating funds.

School districts planning virtual ceremonies

Enumclaw High, partnering with Enumclaw TV, is hosting theirs on June 15; White River plans on June 30.

Enumclaw’s farmer’s market ready for a second year

Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like it will be able to accept food stamps as payment as planned this year.

King County lists long-term care facilities with most COVID-19 deaths, Enumclaw Rehab No. 2

More than 300 deaths have occurred in these sorts of health facilities — 64 percent of all total deaths in the county.

A mobile center from Bloodworks Northwest takes blood from Enumclaw resident Andy Bremmeyer, pictured in this 2019 photo. Sound Publishing file photo: https://www.redmond-reporter.com/news/bloodworks-northwest-reports-drop-in-blood-donations-following-coronavirus-outbreak/

Blood drives cancelled through June; new “pop-up” sites being organized

Social distancing has led to at least a temporary suspension of mobile blood drives.

A mobile center from Bloodworks Northwest takes blood from Enumclaw resident Andy Bremmeyer, pictured in this 2019 photo. Sound Publishing file photo: https://www.redmond-reporter.com/news/bloodworks-northwest-reports-drop-in-blood-donations-following-coronavirus-outbreak/

Cruising through the ‘Claw: grassroots event saw the city come alive

Last Friday’s “downtown cruise” brought the crowds out of their homes, making Cole Street look busier than it has since the Governor’s stay-at-home order. However, it seemed masks and social distancing were forgotten in the excitement.

New county COVID-19 dashboard focuses on long-term care facilities

The dashboard shows which facilities have reported the most deaths, as well as what symptoms and co-morbidities patients reported.

COVID-19 causing some damage to Enumclaw’s city budget

Additionally, the Chamber of Commerce is receiving an $18,000 grant to continue helping local businesses.

Meet Buckley’s new city administrator

Paul Weed grew up in the city that he is now helping operate.

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.