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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
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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.
Cast members have been rehearsing for their upcoming virtual performance of "Alone, Together." Among those taking part are Jasmine Dumontet and Mateo Cuadros, who perform a dance number from the scene "But Here I Am." Photo by Kevin Hanson

“Alone, Together” is another virtual play by Enumclaw High students

The play will be performed April 1-3 and 8-10.

Cast members have been rehearsing for their upcoming virtual performance of "Alone, Together." Among those taking part are Jasmine Dumontet and Mateo Cuadros, who perform a dance number from the scene "But Here I Am." Photo by Kevin Hanson
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Vaccine eligibility is expanding. But what about the vaccine supply? | Public Health Insider

Please don’t jump the line — demand is still outpacing supply.

  • Mar 15, 2021
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Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Custom Trail Boss four-wheel drive pickup truck provides owners with lots of capability, lots… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2021
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2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

Car review: 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

By Larry Lark, contributor Subaru has made a few tweaks to improve the 2020 Crosstrek Sport compact SUV. The biggest change is the addition of… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2021
2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport
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After a most difficult COVID-19 pandemic year, cautious optimism and gratitude

Dr. Jeff Duchin reflects on the pandemic–marking one year since the first cases of COVID-19 were identified in our community.

  • Mar 9, 2021
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Black Diamond Police Department offering boating education class

The class is scheduled for March 20, starting at 9 a.m.

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Runners taking off during the 2019 St. Paddy's Day 5k. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Runners taking off during the 2019 St. Paddy's Day 5k. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Second annual Wild Game Feed planned for March 13

The event is open to all men, but especially those in need of a little company.

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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country

Car review: 2021 Chevy Tahoe 4WD High Country

By Larry Lark, contributor Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) for short, in the big scheme of things, are a recent development. Chevrolet, on the other hand,… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2021
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country