Local Toys for Tots drop-off locations

Find out where in Enumclaw, Buckley, Bonney Lake, or Sumner where you can donate new toys for kids in need.

East Pierce celebrates bond passage

The 20-year, $80 million bond was the largest fire department bond ever approved by voters in state history.

Buckley clothing bank moves back to original home

It’s back at the old Wickersham School of Discovery Campus, where the director went to kindergarden and near where her father went to elementary school.

Enumclaw dropping sewer rate, will not increase water cost

Public Works Director Jeff Lincoln said the sewer rate can drop 10 percent.

Certain businesses banned from prime sites in Buckley

Entering Buckley from the west provides a highway panorama that may not be too attractive and is noticeably short on retail opportunities. Now, in a… Continue reading

Holiday garbage schedules set

Find out how your garbage and recycling pickups will be affected by Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

Extra DUI patrols on Black Friday | Washington State Patrol

The following is a press release by the Washington State Patrol: On Friday, Nov. 23, the Washington State Patrol and multiple other police agencies will… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2018

Nelson honored as state Superintendent of the Year

The district’s Board of Directors was also given the honor of being named the 2018 Board of Distinction.

Black Diamond driver kills Kent pedestrian

The victim was Frishta Noori, 25, a Kent mother of two.

Time to bring the heat on tuberculosis | Public Health Insider

A quarter of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis bacteria, and it’s time to change that.

  • Nov 19, 2018

Bonney Lake City Council approves 5-year utility rate hikes

By 2023, residents will see a 50 percent rise in their water rates and a 40 percent in their sewer rates.

Chinook and Cayuse passes to close for the season Nov. 20 | Department of Transportation

They won’t open again until at least Memorial Day.

  • Nov 16, 2018

White River fish passage project under way

The old 1940s system was designed to haul 20,000 fish annually. Now the facility has to be upgraded to handle 20,000 a day.

King County approves gun warning sign requirement

Warning signs must be posted in all King County gun stores and firing ranges.

Nearly two million Washingtonians at risk of diabetes | Department of Health

But 10 out of 11 people are unaware they live with prediabetes.

  • Nov 14, 2018

Children’s entertainer Eric Ode to lead workshop

Register now, because space is limited.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue, Pierce County Library System nearly ready to celebrate midterm results

As of Nov. 14, both property tax proposals have just inched past the finish line, but with ballots still to be counted, it may be too early to count those chickens.

Conversations about climate change | Pierce County Library System

Through November and December, various PCLS libraries are offering free climate change-related events and workshops.

  • Nov 13, 2018

Expect a vote on new Bonney Lake water, sewer rates

On Nov. 13, the Bonney Lake City Council may finally settle an issue they’ve been researching for two years.

Molen buys $2,800 pounds of candy from local trick-or-treaters

This was 300 more pounds than last year.

  • Nov 12, 2018