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2021 Ford F-150 Platinum. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Ford F-150 Platinum

By Larry Lark, contributor It’s always a call to action when a Ford F-150 light duty pickup truck lands in my driveway. The latest iteration,… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2021
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737 MAX 7 Reveal - February 5, 2018. File photo

Boeing fined $2.5 billion for deceiving aircraft safety regulators

The Boeing Company has agreed to pay the Department of Justice over $2.5 billion after conspiring to defraud FAA regulators evaluating Boeing’s 737 MAX airplane.… Continue reading

737 MAX 7 Reveal - February 5, 2018. File photo
Don Brunell

Bracing for bigger changes | Brunell

We need to rethink how we go about our lives — which means considering making remote learning and working more permanent.

Don Brunell
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State Department of Commerce awards grants to more than 7,800 small businesses

Newest $100 million grant round prioritized restaurants, fitness centers

  • Dec 31, 2020
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Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce CEO Troy Couch will be handing the reins to Shannon Solveg, right, come Dec. 31. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Local Chamber CEO retires

Troy Couch is handing the helm of the Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce over to Shannon Solveg tomorrow, Dec. 31.

Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce CEO Troy Couch will be handing the reins to Shannon Solveg, right, come Dec. 31. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Don Brunell

Wildfires were the ‘big polluters’ of 2020 | Don Brunell

COVID-19 might have done a number on the economy, but wildfires took more than 8.6 million acres of land this last year.

Don Brunell
Sound Publishing

Sound Publishing offers grants to local businesses

Sound Publishing has launched a local business stimulus program to help businesses adapt in a rapidly evolving economic environment. Sound Publishing, based in Everett, is… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2020
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Don Brunell

Despite COVID, wreaths were placed across America | Don Brunell

More than 1.7 million wreaths were placed on the grave markers of fallen service members.

Don Brunell
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Fisher Scones parent company fined for overworking teenage employees

Washington State Department of Labor and Industries found more than 1,500 instances of violations including missing meal breaks, working during school hours and more.

Photo courtesy of Fisher Scones
Don Brunell

Introducing wind blade cement | Brunell

Using old wind turbine blades in concrete reduces CO2 emissions by 27 percent.

Don Brunell
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E-waste reduction requires innovative approaches | Brunell

Less than 13 percent of electronics are recycled — the rest is dumped.

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Enumclaw Mayor Jan Molinaro

Shop Enumclaw first

A message from Enumclaw Mayor Jan Molinaro.

  • Nov 24, 2020
Enumclaw Mayor Jan Molinaro
Don Brunell

Boeing’s good news | Brunell

Boeing’s revamped 737MAX to ready to return to service.

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Venise Cunningham and Belinda Kelly celebrating the opening of their new restaurant and bar, the Simple Goodness Sisters Soda Shop in Wilkeson. Contributed photo

Simple Goodness Sisters Soda Shop opens in Wilkeson

There’s sodas for the kids, cocktails for the adults, and ice cream and sandwiches to round out the family-friendly vibe of the new shop.

Venise Cunningham and Belinda Kelly celebrating the opening of their new restaurant and bar, the Simple Goodness Sisters Soda Shop in Wilkeson. Contributed photo
Don Brunell

Coronavirus spurring air cargo growth | Brunell

Air cargo sector has retained 92 percent of its business during the pandemic.

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Melisa Kahne makes all of her own products, which can be bought online or even at Nature's Inventory, another shop on Cole Street. Contributed photo

The business of beauty: how Kanary Naturals began

The story of how an entrepreneur had to completely change how she did business.

Melisa Kahne makes all of her own products, which can be bought online or even at Nature's Inventory, another shop on Cole Street. Contributed photo
Don Brunell

Diversity in America’s military | Don Brunell

A history of integration on America’s military.

Don Brunell
These are just a sample of Blaze Ward and Leah Cutter's many, many book series. The two Enumclaw authors also write non-fiction books about how to write and make it your business, and collaborate on a number of anthology magazines. Contributed images

Enumclaw authors explain how to write (and make money doing it)

Leah Cutter and Blaze Wars have always wanted to be writers and storytellers. And, thanks to independent publishing, are able to live off of their works.

These are just a sample of Blaze Ward and Leah Cutter's many, many book series. The two Enumclaw authors also write non-fiction books about how to write and make it your business, and collaborate on a number of anthology magazines. Contributed images
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