State Parks offers two free days in January

Mark your calendars for Jan. 1 and Jan. 20.

  • Dec 13, 2019

 

Popular Mount Peak trail repaired, open to hikers

Heavy rainfall closed the Cal Magnussen Trail tin late October.

 

Despite concerns, homelessness authority moves toward final Seattle vote

Seattle’s homelessness committee aligned the city’s plan with King County’s.

 

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

King County approves environmental justice provision

An update to the King County climate action plan should include an environmental justice framing as it’s developed over the coming months. The King County… Continue reading

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Nov. 29 – Dec. 5

Complaints about the recent picket, shoplifting on Griffin, and loiterers at an ATM.

Spiketon Bridge now open

It took a little longer than expected, but commuters can finally get back to their regular routes.

Filing week for drainage district elections ends Dec. 13

If you want to help your city prevent flooding, now is your chance.

Homelessness authority approved by King County, awaits Seattle vote

The agreement would consolidate emergency services for people experiencing homelessness.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Council approves $600,000 to increase security at King County Courthouse

The funding will be split evenly between increasing deputies, security and social services.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Buckley Kiwanis name Students of the Month

Four students from the White River School District were honored recently.

Horses seized in Enumclaw after allegations of hoarding, abandonment

Sharon Hunter said the horses would be staying on the land for just a few weeks — but it’s alleged she more or less abandoned them there.

Victims, law enforcement speak about King County Courthouse conditions

An entrance to the courthouse was closed after an assault.

In this September 2019 photo, George Kirkish, owner and founder of Palouse Winery on Vashon-Maury Island, pours a glass of wine for Lori Coots during tasting room hours. (Kevin Opsahl/Sound Publishing)

King County Council approves controversial winery, brewery ordinance

After five years, the county has updated regulations surrounding alcohol production and tasting.

In this September 2019 photo, George Kirkish, owner and founder of Palouse Winery on Vashon-Maury Island, pours a glass of wine for Lori Coots during tasting room hours. (Kevin Opsahl/Sound Publishing)

New charges against Black Diamond man who poisoned step-daughter

The new charges against Allen Bittner involve child molestation and rape.

St. Elizabeth workers picket for increased staffing, pay increases

Without appropriate staffing levels, nurses say, patients can’t receive the care they deserve.

The state of HIV in King County | Public Health Insider

The county wants to achieve the WHO’s 90:90:90 goal.

  • Dec 9, 2019
Washington Low Income Housing Alliance is among supporters of statewide “just cause” legislation to protect tenants in Washington. However, some landlords say removing the ability to quickly remove tenants limits their ability to get rid of problem renters. (Courtesy image)

Tenant advocates prepare for another push in Olympia

Following wins in Burien and Federal Way, just cause evictions are on the 2020 Legislative agenda.

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance is among supporters of statewide “just cause” legislation to protect tenants in Washington. However, some landlords say removing the ability to quickly remove tenants limits their ability to get rid of problem renters. (Courtesy image)

EHS students travel to Nevada for rangeland contest

This was the first time the Hornets participated in the Western National Rangeland competition.

Enumclaw budget again includes variety of ‘outside agency’ funding

The Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation, Plateau Outreach Ministries, and the Enumclaw Plateau Farmers Market were some of this year’s recipients.

Black Diamond police blotter | Nov. 18 – 24

A juvenile with a knife and trespassers.