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Time for menthol to go: The tobacco industry’s long history of racist marketing | Public Health Insider

Only two states have menthol cigarette bans on their books — Washington is not one of them.

  • May 3, 2021
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Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country

By Larry Lark, contributor In the overcrowded SUV market niche, if you’re not getting better, you’re falling behind. And that’s true even for America’s best-selling… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2021
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Honored by the local VFW were (from left) Anneliese Knoles, Alyson Holwege, Sophia DeMarco and Natalie DeMarco. They submitted top entries in the VFW’s annual essay contests.

Local VFW names winners of annual essay contests

Sophia DeMarco, Natalie DeMarco, Alyson Holwege, and Anneliese Knoles are this year’s winners.

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Honored by the local VFW were (from left) Anneliese Knoles, Alyson Holwege, Sophia DeMarco and Natalie DeMarco. They submitted top entries in the VFW’s annual essay contests.
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Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause lifted: What this means for King County | Public Health Insider

King County has about 10,000 doses of the J&J vaccine in storage ready for distribution.

  • Apr 26, 2021
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Get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms or exposure, but avoid unusual testing operations | Public Health Insider

Unusual testing tables have been seen around Seattle and King County.

  • Apr 23, 2021
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2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

By Larry Lark, contributor How do you top the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat? With the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, of course. Introduced last year,… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2021
2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
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Baby Animals and Blooms Days at Maris Farms

The new event is only being hosted April 24 and 25, and on May 1, 2, 8, and 9.

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2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD

Car review: 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD

By Larry Lark, contributor If you want something truly special, get in line to buy the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD sports utility vehicle.… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2021
2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD
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Pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine | Public Health Insider

The vaccine may be connected to several rare cases of people developing blood clots after receiving it.

  • Apr 13, 2021
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The complete guide to raising backyard chickens

Everything from choosing your chickens to the necessary equipment you need.

  • Apr 7, 2021
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Before the Enumclaw Museum was a museum, the building was owned and used by local Masons. Photo courtesy the Enumclaw Plateau Historical Society

Enumclaw Plateau History Museum seeking new president

The museum is also looking for volunteers to help keep the museum open to the public.

Before the Enumclaw Museum was a museum, the building was owned and used by local Masons. Photo courtesy the Enumclaw Plateau Historical Society
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Pregnancy and the COVID-19 vaccine | Public Health Insider

Is it safe to be pregnant and vaccinated at the same time? The short answer is yes.

  • Apr 6, 2021
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Enumclaw library to open April 7

There will be modified hours, and entrance to the library will be staggered every hour.

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2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige

Car review: 2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige is a leader in design and luxury-focused technology. Starting with its oversized crest grill,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021
2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige
2021 GR Supra 2.0

Car review: 2021 GR Supra 2.0

By Larry Lark, contributor Cars seem to be built for stages of life. I enjoyed a Mustang Fastback and Chevy Camaro in my younger years,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021
2021 GR Supra 2.0
You can help keep the downtown fire pits lit by donating to the Chamber of Commerce at https://paypal.me/EnumclawCommunity?locale.x=en_US

Chamber pushing to keep fire pits on Cole Street

Will Cole Street continue to close on weekends, even after the pandemic is through?

You can help keep the downtown fire pits lit by donating to the Chamber of Commerce at https://paypal.me/EnumclawCommunity?locale.x=en_US
Kanaskat-Palmer State Park is one of several local state parks that you can visit for free on April 3 and 22. Photo courtesy Washington State Parks

State Parks announces two free days in April | Washington Sate Parks

Visitors will not need a Discover Pass on April 3 or 22.

  • Mar 30, 2021
Kanaskat-Palmer State Park is one of several local state parks that you can visit for free on April 3 and 22. Photo courtesy Washington State Parks
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Fewer TB cases in King County could be due to a decline in testing | Public Health Insider

Public Health officials are concerned about impacts on TB control in the wake of COVID-19.

  • Mar 30, 2021
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Visitors walk along a boardwalk through a marshy area in the Longmire Meadow on the Trail of the Shadows in this public domain image taken from the National Parks Service.

Hitting the hiking trail to escape pandemic-induced ennui? A bit of preparation could save your bacon

It’s been quite the year for search and rescue operations at Mount Rainier.

Visitors walk along a boardwalk through a marshy area in the Longmire Meadow on the Trail of the Shadows in this public domain image taken from the National Parks Service.