Talks continue about local affordable housing

The next meeting is scheduled for March 18.

 

Enumclaw Council receives Crystal Mountain update

The resort will soon see some construction to reduce traffic congestion, improve parking, and add new dining areas.

 

Six things you don’t (but should) know about STIs | Public Health Insider

STIs are becoming more prevalent, so make sure you brush up on what you think you know.

  • Feb 20, 2020

 

Buckley clothing bank hosts March fundraiser

The March 27 event will feature a catered dinner, a dessert dash, silent auction, fashion show and live music.

Council tackles short-term rentals trend

At the moment, the city only regulates bed and breakfasts, not Airbnb-like establishments.

The language of the original bill prohibited privately-owned detainment facilities from being contracted by local, state, or federal government entities, but a last-second amendment was adopted to substantially narrow the focus of the legislation. File photo

Lawmakers flinch on banning for-profit detention facilities

Last minute amendment exempted ICE detainment facility.

  • Feb 19, 2020
The language of the original bill prohibited privately-owned detainment facilities from being contracted by local, state, or federal government entities, but a last-second amendment was adopted to substantially narrow the focus of the legislation. File photo

Documentary exploring smart phone, social media addiction comes to Enumclaw

“Like” explores why we can be so hooked to our phones, and explains how that’s no accident.

A proposal to make King County Metro fares free for low-income households could be approved in the coming months. File photo

King County considers free transit for low-income residents

The program would target those at or below 80 percent of the federal poverty level.

A proposal to make King County Metro fares free for low-income households could be approved in the coming months. File photo

Lake Tapps to begin filling in March | Cascade Water Alliance

The lake should be full by mid-April.

  • Feb 18, 2020

Read with a princess at the Buckley Library | Pierce County Library System

Daffodil Princesses will be visiting the local library Saturday, March 7.

Despite high level of attention on COVID-19, your risk remains low | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

The flu is much more dangerous, as there have been 12 deaths in Pierce County due to the illness.

  • Feb 18, 2020

Replica of Vietnam Memorial making Enumclaw stop

A local vet has spent six years trying to secure this opportunity.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Jan. 29 – Feb. 5

Disturbance at the Senior Center, an egging, and stolen doors.

Tacoma’s Cora Voce choir comes to Enumclaw

The event is Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. at the Calvary Presbyterian Church.

Enumclaw Eagle Scouts honored

Christopher Morgan and Gordon Crosby received the top honor early last month.

Three fentanyl deaths in one day | Public Health Insider

Never take pills not prescribed to you.

  • Feb 12, 2020

Rain brought flooding, mudslides, traffic troubles

Here’s a recap of how the Plateau fared during last week’s downpour.

Enumclaw, White River levy measures passing

Preliminary results for the February 2020 special election are in.

Federal Way resident Mi’Chance Dunlap-Gittens, 17, died Jan. 27, 2017. Courtesy photo

Law enforcement challenges report on sting operation that killed Federal Way teen

King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight’s findings rattle Sheriff’s Office, police union.

Federal Way resident Mi’Chance Dunlap-Gittens, 17, died Jan. 27, 2017. Courtesy photo

Unstable housing? Apply for Section 8

Applications open in February for housing vouchers

  • Feb 11, 2020