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In addition to traveling through Enumclaw and Buckley, Santa will also be at the Enumclaw Expo Center's Hometown Holiday Parade Dec. 4 - 6, in place of being a part of the normal Enumclaw holiday parade. File photo

Santa to visit Buckley, Enumclaw neighborhoods

Make sure you know when Old Saint Nick is traveling through your area Dec. 7 - 12.

 

Sage Viniconis is a career performing artist in King County who’s been out of work and seeking creative outlets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy photo/Sage Viniconis

Puget Sound artists adapt creativity, and business sense, to pandemic

Artists Sunday is an online directory that connects artists across the county, state and nation.

 

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Buckley budget includes money for streets, recreation projects

Residents can look forward to work being done on River Avenue and a new athletic court.

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Enumclaw's decision making tree

ESD students will not return until January

Many teachers and parents saw flaws in the plan for students to return to school after Thanksgiving, just to have them go on winter holiday a few weeks later.

Enumclaw's decision making tree
One of the highlights of Holiday Fantasy has been outright donations to a worthy cause. Here, attendees show their support during the 2018 event. This year, the event will be holding a virtual auction over four days. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Holiday Fantasy goes virtual, offers four days of silent auction

The annual Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation fundraiser helps fund nearly a third of the non-profits various programs, from feeding seniors to arranging transport to medical appointments.

One of the highlights of Holiday Fantasy has been outright donations to a worthy cause. Here, attendees show their support during the 2018 event. This year, the event will be holding a virtual auction over four days. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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Snow Lake, located near Snoqualmie Pass in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Washington releases new forest plan

It outlines ways the state will protect and maintain forest health.

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Snow Lake, located near Snoqualmie Pass in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
Still from the movie

New horror movie filmed in Enumclaw

“They Reach” was written and directed by a former local, who wanted to show off Enumclaw in his first-ever feature-length film.

Still from the movie
City of Buckley's Merry and Bright competition

Buckley hosts first-ever holiday decoration competition

The deadline to register your home is Dec. 4.

City of Buckley's Merry and Bright competition
King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County Council passes $12.59 billion biennial budget

King County Council on Nov. 17 passed a $12.59 billion biennial budget for 2021-2022, providing funding for anti-racist programs, transformation of the criminal legal system,… Continue reading

King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov
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
The Black Diamond City Council chambers

Black Diamond looks at raising property tax levy, freezes utility rate hike

A planned 10 percent rise in the sewer utility rates has been put off, for now.

The Black Diamond City Council chambers
State Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) authored the letter to Gov. Jay Inslee. Mullet represents the 5th Legislative District. File photo

Democratic lawmakers ask Inslee to lift ban on indoor dining

They want to try to scaling back on occupancy before forcing an end to inside service.

State Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) authored the letter to Gov. Jay Inslee. Mullet represents the 5th Legislative District. File photo
Enumclaw city hall

Hearings to focus on 2021 budget, property taxes, utility rate increases

It seems likely natural gas and waste disposal prices will be increasing.

Enumclaw city hall
The Enumclaw School District uses the FLASH curriculum to teach older students about sex. Screenshot

How, when sex-ed is taught in Enumclaw

The Enumclaw School District uses a variety of resources to teach kids about their body, from focusing on self-esteem in younger ages to learning about abstinence and birth control in high school.

The Enumclaw School District uses the FLASH curriculum to teach older students about sex. Screenshot
Tim Eyman get in some last minute campaigning for I-976 in downtown Bellevue on the afternoon of Nov. 5, 2019. File photo

Eyman fights allegation he repeatedly broke campaign laws

In a lawsuit, the state accuses the prolific initiative promoter of getting kickbacks.

Tim Eyman get in some last minute campaigning for I-976 in downtown Bellevue on the afternoon of Nov. 5, 2019. File photo
Cascadia Paranormal Investigations came to Black Diamond for their first-ever ghost hunt on Oct. 24. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Ghost hunters wrap up Black Diamond Cemetery investigation

It was mostly a calm night — with one or two exceptions.

Cascadia Paranormal Investigations came to Black Diamond for their first-ever ghost hunt on Oct. 24. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Overlooking the Chinook Pass. Photo courtesy Washington State Department of Transportation

DOT closes Chinook, Cayuse passes for winter season

The passes closed a bit earlier this year due to snowfall.

Overlooking the Chinook Pass. Photo courtesy Washington State Department of Transportation
Image courtesy Public Health Insider

More than 500 nurses urge King County to confront the surge

““Please, for us, for you and your families, and for our whole community, wear a mask whenever you’re in public, particularly indoors.”

  • Nov 16, 2020
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Voting numbers show Enumclaw staunchly in the red

While 52 percent of the city voted for President Trump, Enumclaw became more Republican the further down the ballot.

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