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Don Brunell

Defunding the police is a bad idea | Brunell

Seattle now has one of the lowest ratios of cops to citizens of major U.S. cities.

  • Oct 26, 2020

 

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President uses rare order to break China’s hammerlock on critical metals | Brunell

The only American rare earth mine is located in California, but it has to be processed in Canada.

 

Mail Express was fined $7,500 by L&I. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Local business fined by LI for failing to wear, enforce masks

The Mail Express Business Center was fined $7,500, the most of 11 businesses.

 

Volunteers organized to tie up corn stalks to street lights at the end of September in preparation for the Friday Night Market. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Enumclaw organizing Friday Night Markets this month

The first market will be on Oct. 9 at the corner of Cole St. and Myrtle Ave.

Volunteers organized to tie up corn stalks to street lights at the end of September in preparation for the Friday Night Market. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Coronavirus stimulates RV sales and rentals | Don Brunell

Recreational vehicles rentals have increased 650 percent this year.

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Union files charges against QFC, Fred Meyer over Black Lives Matter button ban

Grocery store workers condemn ban; QFC spokesperson says wristband options available to employees

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Coronavirus compounding recycling calamity | Don Brunell

Daily medical waste is now totaling 240 metric tons.

At Fitness For Life, it’s all about empowering women

Nikki Staab opened her second location in Enumclaw last June.

How businesses and drones help restore scorched forestlands | Don Brunell

Drones can help plant trees 150 times faster than an experienced (human) tree planter.

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

The companies will also each donate $1 million to the Eastrail

Time to revisit forest management | Don Brunell

While COVID-19 has the country metaphorically on fire, America’s forests are actually burning.

How five minutes a day can alter your financial future

A new habit is hard to learn, but you’ll benefit in the long run.

  • Sep 3, 2020

The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus

A team of computational scientists has developed web-based software that maps the virus’ protein spikes.

Colder weather could chill restaurant recovery | Don Brunell

Summer helped restaurants — will winter kill them?

Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Stores to distribute 750,000 purchased by King County starting Aug. 24

  • Aug 24, 2020

New nuclear power needs solution inclusion | Don Brunell

Even Washingtonians need nuclear power, and the state gets 70 percent of their electricity from hydropower.

The Green New Deal is incomplete | Don Brunell

Democrats need to focus on more than just CO2.

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LA Fitness to reopen all locations Aug. 10

Gyms will follow state guidelines

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Council ponders allowing alcohol in downtown area

To keep the downtown economy rolling, Enumclaw is considering what other cities have already enacted.