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Vegas comedian puts down roots in Enumclaw with new children’s book

Krista Kay’s new book, “A Head Above The Rest,” is partially based on her journey in accepting her height.

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                                Laney Johnson, a Thunder Mountain Middle School student, drops off a basket for book donations at The Sequel. She hopes that if the drive brings in more than 500 books for local elementary schools, that the additional books can be donated to the two local middle schools.

Locals aim to make ‘lasting change’ in schools through BIPOC book drive

The goal is to collect 500 children’s books featuring characters of color.

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                                Laney Johnson, a Thunder Mountain Middle School student, drops off a basket for book donations at The Sequel. She hopes that if the drive brings in more than 500 books for local elementary schools, that the additional books can be donated to the two local middle schools.

MultiCare makes plans to come to Black Diamond

The Diamond Square complex is also looking for other local businesses to move in.

Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation

Blood will be collected June 29 and 30, as well as July 1, 8, and 9.

Expo Center offering drive-in movies

Tickets are pre-sale only, and a maximum of 300 cars are allowed at each show.

Plateau protests, demonstrations continue

A local councilmember organized a Peace Cruise, while young adults held a BLM protest and others showed their support for local police.

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Plateau protestors: ‘Black Lives Matter’

Hundreds of locals showed up to demonstrate against systematic racism and police brutality. Here are some photos from the events.

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Moving Vietnam War Memorial rescheduled to 2021

Organizers said hosting it admin a pandemic was just “not feasible.”

Learning to talk about race

I expect to make mistakes and get called out, but that shouldn’t stop anyone from trying.

Poison Center records increase in poison exposures during COVID-19

Poison exposures from the misuse of chemicals spiked 53 percent in the early days of the pandemic.

Answering questions about protests and COVID-19 | Public Health Insider

If you want to protest, try to stay 6 feet away from other people, carry and use hand sanitizer, and wear a mask.

DOH to Enumclaw: We are ‘committed’ to a county-by-county approach

COVID-19 activity in Enumclaw is low, but the state wants whole counties to move forward through Gov. Inslee’s reopening plan.

Native EHS students graduate with help from alternative credit program

The program allows for cultural events — like the annual Canoe Journey — to count toward core school credit.

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.

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.