King County parks levy headed to August primary ballots

Voters will be asked to decide whether to approve the levy on Aug. 6.

 

Enumclaw officers honored for life-saving efforts in car wreck

Officers Erik Vance, Kim-Xaun Brewer and Steve Howerton were honored April 8.

 

Councilwoman Lauk resigns seat

Kimberly Lauk thanked the council and mayor for their work since she joined on in 2016, and urged residents to continue to participate in their local government.

 

1-800-RECYCLE gets a new online database

The new webpage helps bring Ecology into the 21st century.

Carnegie Hall appearance for White River band

The band was encouraged to apply for to play at the famed venue three years ago.

An update on the increased HIV risk among drug-users | Public Health Insider

More and more heterosexual men are being infected.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Locally-acquired hepatitis A case in person living homeless | Public Health Insider

Hepatitus A is extremely contagious, and incidents have been on the rise.

  • Apr 19, 2019

All things Sasquatch at the Field House

April 26-28 is the third International Conference for Primal People, hosted by local Thom Cantrall.

Walkers rest amid the trees at Island Center Forest on Vashon Island, which is part of King County. Many trees around Western Washington are struggling, including Western hemlock on Vashon, likely from drought stress. Photo by Susie Fitzhugh

King County forests are facing new challenges

Hot, dry summers are stressing native tree species in Western Washington.

Walkers rest amid the trees at Island Center Forest on Vashon Island, which is part of King County. Many trees around Western Washington are struggling, including Western hemlock on Vashon, likely from drought stress. Photo by Susie Fitzhugh
Scott Barden stands at the bottom of the massive pit of the landfill’s newly-built eighth section. Work on the new section has been underway for around two years. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Committee proposes amendments to address King County trash dilemma

King County Council to vote on plan.

Scott Barden stands at the bottom of the massive pit of the landfill’s newly-built eighth section. Work on the new section has been underway for around two years. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

“Weed” like you to get home safe this weekend | Public Health Insider

It’s not safe or legal to drive while high.

  • Apr 18, 2019

EHS juniors receive Limbo Scholarships

The Ray Limbo Junior Achievement Scholarship has been aiding students further their education for more than 50 years.

Enumclaw Senior Center facelift boosted by grant from county levy

Much of the $94,000 went toward making the building more ADA accessible and other capital improvements.

King County residents sick with Salmonella | Department of Health

Two county residents fell sick after eating raw tuna.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Daylight savings bill passes Senate | WNPA Olympia News Bureau

The bill will keep Washington on Daylight Savings Time permanently, if approved by Congress.

Daffodil princesses appear at local libraries

Bonney Lake and Sumner have their events April 27, while Buckley will host its royalty May 4.

Community group to gather in advance of Little Lake Forest meeting

The pre-meeting is this Saturday, April 20.

County considering plans for forested acres near Enumclaw

Come to the April 29 public meeting about Little Lake Forest.

Public comment sought as Army Corps revises master plans for local dams

The first public meeting is April 22 at Enumclaw’s City Hall.

Black Diamond hit with phone scams | Black Diamond Police Department

The following is a press release from Black Diamond Police Commander Larry Colagiovanni: In recent weeks, the Black Diamond Police Department has seen an increase… Continue reading