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Cash Cards Unlimited partners, left: Nick Nugwynne, right: Cassius Marsh (photo credit: Cash Cards Unlimited)

Former Seahawks player Cassius Marsh cashes in on trading cards

Marsh and his friend open physical and online trading card store as collectibles boom amid pandemic.

Cash Cards Unlimited partners, left: Nick Nugwynne, right: Cassius Marsh (photo credit: Cash Cards Unlimited)
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First large-scale, human composting facility in the world will open in Auburn

“It’s what nature meant us to do. We just do it faster.”

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Keeping America’s semiconductor edge is paramount | Brunell

Semiconductors are among the U.S.’s top five exports.

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Melissa Hyce is the proud owner of the new Cole Street business, Urban Junktion. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Urban Junktion opens on Cole Street

The new business doesn’t just want to sell vintage home decor, but also teach you how to make some yourself.

Melissa Hyce is the proud owner of the new Cole Street business, Urban Junktion. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Customers of the Buckley Plateau Market line up in an alley way to receive their orders. Photo courtesy Sean Shands

Plateau farmers, food producers open REKO market in Buckley

REKO markets are all about getting food fresh from the farm to your table.

Customers of the Buckley Plateau Market line up in an alley way to receive their orders. Photo courtesy Sean Shands
Josh Sanders, owner of Sanders' Street Rods, points out details in a 1969 Z28 Camaro currently being worked on at the shop in Enumclaw on March 5. Photo by Alex Bruell

Josh Sanders takes over Enumclaw auto shop

Street Rods by Denny has become Sander’s Street Rods.

Josh Sanders, owner of Sanders' Street Rods, points out details in a 1969 Z28 Camaro currently being worked on at the shop in Enumclaw on March 5. Photo by Alex Bruell
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TVW is an antidote for dwindling trust in media | Brunell

When you need the unvarnished truth, check out unedited news.

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King County considers grocery store worker hazard pay for those in unincorporated areas

The King County Metropolitan Council will vote during its next meeting on whether to grant hazard pay to grocery store workers employed by large stores… Continue reading

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Corrine Hennessy getting ready to load up their cold-press juicer, Lucy Juicy. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Cold juices, warm hearts at Our Hive

The Black Diamond cold-pressed juice store also offers take-and-make smoothie kits and healthy oat bites.

Corrine Hennessy getting ready to load up their cold-press juicer, Lucy Juicy. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Austin’s tax incentives and friendliness is working | Brunell

Seattle and Austin have a vastly different approach when it comes to major companies and incentives.

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Removing Snake River dams is unwise | Brunell

From fish to electrical power, removing the dams could be disastrous to Washington.

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Enumclaw Music owner David Bozich welcoming music students into the practice room. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Local business offers incentives to use cash, stop using credit cards

Enumclaw Music will return 2.5 percent of your purchase if you buy with cash.

Enumclaw Music owner David Bozich welcoming music students into the practice room. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Buckley business fined by Department of Ecology

Buckley Storage was fined $1,000 for violating environmental standards.

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Super Bowl ads: super expensive, super perplexing | Brunell

However, one advertiser —Weather Tech — stood above the rest.

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Johanna Kraemer setting up her pop up plant shop, The Wild Fern Co., on Cole Street pre-pandemic. Courtesy photo

Wild Fern Co. pops up around Enumclaw

Houseplants are selling like hotcakes this year — and a local business can help you get started.

Johanna Kraemer setting up her pop up plant shop, The Wild Fern Co., on Cole Street pre-pandemic. Courtesy photo
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WA Democrats consider new tax on billionaires

Plan could raise $5 billion from fewer than 100 taxpayers. Detractors fear it could drive Washington’s wealthiest out of state.

  • Feb 4, 2021
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Win a vacation by shopping in Enumclaw

Spend $25 at a local business to receive a raffle ticket at the Chamber of Commerce or Country Financial.

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Portland carbon tax may doom recyclers

The new taxes would raise more than $11 million from about 80 companies, including the Owens-Brockway plant.

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Kim Smanse says many people first think the hats she makes are just for kids, but that they often change their minds after trying one on. “When you put these on, you’re going to feel funky, fun, flirty — and I’m not just saying that to sell you a hat," she said. In this picture, Smanse is selling her wares at Enumclaw's Friday Night Market. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Wacky Wearables keeps clothes out of landfills, one sweater at a time

It all started with a stained sweater and a wood elf.

Kim Smanse says many people first think the hats she makes are just for kids, but that they often change their minds after trying one on. “When you put these on, you’re going to feel funky, fun, flirty — and I’m not just saying that to sell you a hat," she said. In this picture, Smanse is selling her wares at Enumclaw's Friday Night Market. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Last summer, people took advantage of the outdoor dining along First Avenue between Gowe and Titus streets in downtown Kent. In Phase 2 of the governor’s reopening plan, which was announced Jan. 28, restaurants can reopen at a maximum 25% capacity and a limit of six people per table. Photo courtesy of Kent Downtown Partnership

Restaurant reprieve: State to relax some indoor restrictions

On Monday, area restaurants and certain entertainment venues may resume indoor service, the governor said.

Last summer, people took advantage of the outdoor dining along First Avenue between Gowe and Titus streets in downtown Kent. In Phase 2 of the governor’s reopening plan, which was announced Jan. 28, restaurants can reopen at a maximum 25% capacity and a limit of six people per table. Photo courtesy of Kent Downtown Partnership