Foothills Trail will remain open during levee improvements

The construction will be happening just before the city of Orting along state Route 162.

  • Jun 23, 2020
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Task force will tackle issues of racial justice, police reform

Inslee names civil rights activists, pastors, and cops to panel that may forge ideas for new laws

  • Jun 23, 2020
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Inslee forms state task force to address policing and racial justice

24 members includes families who have lost loved ones; police officials

  • Jun 22, 2020

Plans still in works for downtown parking lot

The Thunder Dome Car Museum is looking at building a commercial building on the site.

King County Board of Health declares racism a crisis

Racism was declared a public health crisis by King County’s Board of Health. Along with the proclamation, the county’s health authority pledged to work more… Continue reading

State Capitol Building, Olympia, Washington. File photo

Tax collections tumble as state braces for huge budget hole

Inslee cancels pay raises for some execs and orders furloughs for workers as special session looms.

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Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, says COVID-19 cases have declined significantly since the peak of the outbreak in late March, allowing the county to move into Phase 2 on June 19. FILE PHOTO

King County enters Phase 2 of Safe Start recovery plan

Full list of what’s permitted

  • Jun 19, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, says COVID-19 cases have declined significantly since the peak of the outbreak in late March, allowing the county to move into Phase 2 on June 19. FILE PHOTO

Enumclaw’s June 22 council meeting to be held virtually

Gov. Inslee extended his OPMA proclamation through June 17, allowing cities to continue meeting over the internet.

Enumclaw High’s graduating class of 2020 was honored with a parade and concert Monday afternoon at the Expo Center. The event was put together in a week, following a phone call from country artist Drew Baldridge. More than 200 vehicles gathered on the midway, filled with grads, family and friends. After Baldridge performed three songs, the crowd was led from the Expo Center by grad Cooper Hanson in a John Deere tractor. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Special events highlight EHS Class of 2020

Hornets had an afternoon graduation parade and concert at the Enumclaw Expo Center, followed by an evening program aired on ECTV.

Enumclaw High’s graduating class of 2020 was honored with a parade and concert Monday afternoon at the Expo Center. The event was put together in a week, following a phone call from country artist Drew Baldridge. More than 200 vehicles gathered on the midway, filled with grads, family and friends. After Baldridge performed three songs, the crowd was led from the Expo Center by grad Cooper Hanson in a John Deere tractor. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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                                Laney Johnson, a Thunder Mountain Middle School student, drops off a basket for book donations at The Sequel. She hopes that if the drive brings in more than 500 books for local elementary schools, that the additional books can be donated to the two local middle schools.

Locals aim to make ‘lasting change’ in schools through BIPOC book drive

The goal is to collect 500 children’s books featuring characters of color.

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                                Laney Johnson, a Thunder Mountain Middle School student, drops off a basket for book donations at The Sequel. She hopes that if the drive brings in more than 500 books for local elementary schools, that the additional books can be donated to the two local middle schools.

Plans for 102 home sites OK’d by Enumclaw Council

The council approved Phase 5 of the Suntop development and a preliminary plat for the new Hazel Estates.

King County to distribute 25 million face coverings to residents, businesses

Each of 39 cities in county to get a shipment

  • Jun 18, 2020

MultiCare makes plans to come to Black Diamond

The Diamond Square complex is also looking for other local businesses to move in.

Enumclaw’s first-quarter finances OK, but tough times still remain

Some of the city’s revenues were “significantly affected by the pandemic”, while others remained “somewhat neutral.”

Some areas on Mount Rainier now open to visitors

For the most part, only daytime use is being permitted, but back country camping is available.

  • Jun 18, 2020

Families impacted by police killings travel to Seattle for June 18 gathering

Nationwide list includes Kent, Auburn victims

  • Jun 17, 2020

Thousands of trees coming down along I-5 for light rail line

Nearly 8,600 between SeaTac and Federal Way

  • Jun 17, 2020

KCLS to start curbside services in Enumclaw come Phase 2

More services will be available as King County moves into further phases.

Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation

Blood will be collected June 29 and 30, as well as July 1, 8, and 9.

Expo Center offering drive-in movies

Tickets are pre-sale only, and a maximum of 300 cars are allowed at each show.