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Image courtesy Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce

Enumclaw Chamber launches new “Imbibe Tour”

The tour takes you across Enumclaw’s seven breweries and wineries.

Image courtesy Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce
Enumclaw businesses were able to apply for a $7,000 grant from the city of Enumclaw last September. It was recently discovered at least two businesses did apply, but their application was lost due to a technological error. Image courtesy the city of Enumclaw

More businesses get COVID funds

A tech error led to at least two local businesses’ grant application to the city of Enumclaw getting lost.

Enumclaw businesses were able to apply for a $7,000 grant from the city of Enumclaw last September. It was recently discovered at least two businesses did apply, but their application was lost due to a technological error. Image courtesy the city of Enumclaw
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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.

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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.

Mail Express was fined $7,500 by L&I. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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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Recent college grads aim to help local students navigate online learning
Recent college grads aim to help local students navigate online learning
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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

Coronavirus compounding recycling calamity | Don Brunell

Daily medical waste is now totaling 240 metric tons.

Coronavirus compounding recycling calamity | Don Brunell
At Fitness For Life, it’s all about empowering women

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

Nikki Staab opened her second location in Enumclaw last June.

At Fitness For Life, it’s all about empowering women
How businesses and drones help restore scorched forestlands | Don Brunell

How businesses and drones help restore scorched forestlands | Don Brunell

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

How businesses and drones help restore scorched forestlands | Don Brunell
Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters

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

Facebook purchases unused Bellevue REI headquarters
Time to revisit forest management | Don Brunell

Time to revisit forest management | Don Brunell

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

Time to revisit forest management | Don Brunell
How five minutes a day can alter your financial future

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
How five minutes a day can alter your financial future
The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus

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.

The pandemic’s roots: UW Bothell team models the coronavirus
Colder weather could chill restaurant recovery | Don Brunell

Colder weather could chill restaurant recovery | Don Brunell

Summer helped restaurants — will winter kill them?

Colder weather could chill restaurant recovery | Don Brunell
Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

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

  • Aug 24, 2020
Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations
New nuclear power needs solution inclusion | Don Brunell

New nuclear power needs solution inclusion | Don Brunell

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

New nuclear power needs solution inclusion | Don Brunell
The Green New Deal is incomplete | Don Brunell

The Green New Deal is incomplete | Don Brunell

Democrats need to focus on more than just CO2.

The Green New Deal is incomplete | Don Brunell