Ray Miller-Still

USPS drop-boxes move to more convenient locations

USPS drop-boxes move to more convenient locations

One is being installed at City Hall, and another located at the Cole Street and SR 410 intersection is moving closer to downtown.

USPS drop-boxes move to more convenient locations
Välkommen to the Enumclaw REKO Market

Välkommen to the Enumclaw REKO Market

As an alternative to traditional farmer’s markets, the REKO Market only allows pre-orders, which may be a more attractive business model during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Välkommen to the Enumclaw REKO Market
Enumclaw, nonprofits and churches get masks from King County

Enumclaw, nonprofits and churches get masks from King County

The city also received another 1,000 masks from the Seattle-based Taipei Cultural Economic Office, whose director came down to the city today, July 20, to donate the supplies and host a small gift exchange.

Enumclaw, nonprofits and churches get masks from King County
Local businessman wants Enumclaw to develop grant program for rent, utility costs

Local businessman wants Enumclaw to develop grant program for rent, utility costs

The Paycheck Protection Program won’t cover operational costs, and other loans put business owners into debt.

Local businessman wants Enumclaw to develop grant program for rent, utility costs
Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates

Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates

Six candidates are vying for the district’s two seats, meaning two will be eliminated after the August primary election.

Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates
King County releases annual count of people experiencing homelessness

King County releases annual count of people experiencing homelessness

About 5 percent more people were experiencing homelessness over last year, but the increase doesn’t appear to indicate an overall growing trend.

King County releases annual count of people experiencing homelessness
The Six Grandfathers, Mount Rushmore, and our national identity

The Six Grandfathers, Mount Rushmore, and our national identity

What does it mean when national monuments mean freedom to one group, and oppression to another?

The Six Grandfathers, Mount Rushmore, and our national identity
Owner of proposed Enumclaw Recycling Center ordered to close Auburn location

Owner of proposed Enumclaw Recycling Center ordered to close Auburn location

King County has been trying to shutter the Buckley Recycle Center for nearly 15 years, and claims the lack of progress at the Enumclaw site shows the owner has little interest in complying with county regulations.

Owner of proposed Enumclaw Recycling Center ordered to close Auburn location
Donate blood, get $20 gift card and enter raffle

Donate blood, get $20 gift card and enter raffle

Bloodworks Northwest has two more donation days in Black Diamond, and will be coming to Enumclaw in late August.

Donate blood, get $20 gift card and enter raffle
Council extends tent rentals, buys equipment to expand ‘streateries’

Council extends tent rentals, buys equipment to expand ‘streateries’

Officials also discussed how the annual Sundays on Cole event may be organized this year.

Council extends tent rentals, buys equipment to expand ‘streateries’
Black Diamond inches closer to 169/Roberts Drive roundabout project

Black Diamond inches closer to 169/Roberts Drive roundabout project

The City Council recently passed its 2021-2026 Transportation Improvement Program plan.

Black Diamond inches closer to 169/Roberts Drive roundabout project
Increase in firework sales could mean a ‘booming’ local July 4 celebration

Increase in firework sales could mean a ‘booming’ local July 4 celebration

Don’t forget when your city or county allows fireworks to be lit.

Increase in firework sales could mean a ‘booming’ local July 4 celebration
Local women call on councils to tackle systemic racism

Local women call on councils to tackle systemic racism

Megan Sheridan, an Enumclaw resident, and Alicia Busch, a Maple Valley activist, want local city councils to take continual anti-bias training and form a citizen review board to examine city codes.

Local women call on councils to tackle systemic racism
Vegas comedian puts down roots in Enumclaw with new children’s book

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.

Vegas comedian puts down roots in Enumclaw with new children’s book
Photo by Ray Miller-Still                                 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.

Photo by Ray Miller-Still                                 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

MultiCare makes plans to come to Black Diamond

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

MultiCare makes plans to come to Black Diamond
Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation

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.

Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation
Expo Center offering drive-in movies

Expo Center offering drive-in movies

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

Expo Center offering drive-in movies
Plateau protests, demonstrations continue

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.

Plateau protests, demonstrations continue
Photo by Ray Miller-Still

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.

Photo by Ray Miller-Still