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Safe swimming in COVID times

Safe swimming in COVID times

Wear a life jacket, sanitize often, and when you’re not swimming — wear a mask.

  • Jul 20, 2020
Safe swimming in COVID times
2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo

2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat | Car review

Ford’s venerable compact Ranger pickup went away for a while. But it has returned as a mid-size truck, ready for adventure and packed with driver-assist… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid | Car review

There’s a reason Honda’s CR-V has been America’s top-selling crossover vehicle over the past 23 years. The 2020 CR-V AWD Touring Hybrid is the most… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo
Weekend livestock show fills the void for kids and their animals

Weekend livestock show fills the void for kids and their animals

You can still live bid at the Expo Center, or, for the first time, bid online.

Weekend livestock show fills the void for kids and their animals
Washington State Fair cancelled

Washington State Fair cancelled

COVID-19 outbreak claims another event

  • Jul 8, 2020
Washington State Fair cancelled
Wear your mask, keep your distance | Public Health Insider

Wear your mask, keep your distance | Public Health Insider

A King County survey shows that more people are wearing masks, but less are social distancing

  • Jul 6, 2020
Wear your mask, keep your distance | Public Health Insider
Enumclaw library materials available with Curbside to Go

Enumclaw library materials available with Curbside to Go

You can make an appointment on the myLIBRO mobile app or just walk up to the table they have out front.

Enumclaw library materials available with Curbside to Go
State Parks announces two new free days in the fall

State Parks announces two new free days in the fall

These days replace the Spring free day, April 11, and Earth Day, April 22.

  • Jun 25, 2020
State Parks announces two new free days in the fall
Enumclaw High’s graduating class of 2020 was honored with a parade and concert Monday afternoon at the Expo Center. The event was put together in a week, following a phone call from country artist Drew Baldridge. More than 200 vehicles gathered on the midway, filled with grads, family and friends. After Baldridge performed three songs, the crowd was led from the Expo Center by grad Cooper Hanson in a John Deere tractor. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Special events highlight EHS Class of 2020

Hornets had an afternoon graduation parade and concert at the Enumclaw Expo Center, followed by an evening program aired on ECTV.

Enumclaw High’s graduating class of 2020 was honored with a parade and concert Monday afternoon at the Expo Center. The event was put together in a week, following a phone call from country artist Drew Baldridge. More than 200 vehicles gathered on the midway, filled with grads, family and friends. After Baldridge performed three songs, the crowd was led from the Expo Center by grad Cooper Hanson in a John Deere tractor. Photo by Kevin Hanson
Some areas on Mount Rainier now open to visitors

Some areas on Mount Rainier now open to visitors

For the most part, only daytime use is being permitted, but back country camping is available.

  • Jun 18, 2020
Some areas on Mount Rainier now open to visitors
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
Local resident releases “Tahoma,” tells of Mount Rainier’s natural history

Local resident releases “Tahoma,” tells of Mount Rainier’s natural history

It took six years to write the book, and another four to publish.

Local resident releases “Tahoma,” tells of Mount Rainier’s natural history
TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.

Local production company seeking film, TV pitches from young minority creatives

The Big Pitch competition, put on by TLG Motion Pictures (“Hoarders”), started about six months ago.

TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.
Families First Coalition seeking list of nominees for 2020
Families First Coalition seeking list of nominees for 2020
Relay for Life of South King County moves online

Relay for Life of South King County moves online

American Cancer Society donations to be taken during May 30 virtual gathering

  • May 29, 2020
Relay for Life of South King County moves online
Local VFW post switching gears this Memorial Day weekend

Local VFW post switching gears this Memorial Day weekend

Instead of gathering outside stores and giving out poppies, donation boxes will be set up for donations.

Local VFW post switching gears this Memorial Day weekend
Auburn Symphony Orchestra announces 2020-21 season

Auburn Symphony Orchestra announces 2020-21 season

Begins with Summer Series scheduled to start June 21

  • Apr 27, 2020
Auburn Symphony Orchestra announces 2020-21 season
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

  • Apr 24, 2020
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses
‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’
Auburn dance studio finds creative solutions to keep going during COVID-19

Auburn dance studio finds creative solutions to keep going during COVID-19

Pacific Ballroom Dance moves to online classes; group returned home early from national competition

  • Apr 2, 2020
Auburn dance studio finds creative solutions to keep going during COVID-19