Non-fatal shooting data now available | Public Health Insider

This is part three of a three-part series about firearm deaths and injuries in King County.

  • Jan 14, 2020

Meet the group trying to electrify America’s railroads

The Backbone Campaign hopes it will reduce emissions and jump-start depressed communities.

St. Elizabeth nurses sign new contract with CHI Franciscan

The new agreement helps ensure safe staffing levels and increases in pay.

A man works on a balcony at the Cedar Pointe Apartments, a 255 apartment complex for seniors 55+, on Jan. 6, 2020, in Arlington, Washington. (Andy Bronson/The Herald)

Washington state has been under-producing housing units for decades

A new report said there should have been an additional 225,000 units created between 2010 and 2015.

A man works on a balcony at the Cedar Pointe Apartments, a 255 apartment complex for seniors 55+, on Jan. 6, 2020, in Arlington, Washington. (Andy Bronson/The Herald)
Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Homelessness, guns among 2020 legislative priorities

WA lawmakers examine issues heading into 60-day session.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Enumclaw’s stormwater rate increased

Other utility rates — garbage, water, natural gas — are holding steady.

Girmay Zahilay (District 2) is the newest member of the King County Council. Courtesy photo

New King County Council members sworn in

The King County Council was sworn in on Jan. 8, with three familiar faces and one new face. Councilmembers Jeanne Kohl-Welles (District 4), Claudia Balducci… Continue reading

Girmay Zahilay (District 2) is the newest member of the King County Council. Courtesy photo

Plenty of road projects on Enumclaw’s 2020 calendar

Many busy streets will have least a little work done on them, so start planning your alternate routes now.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Dec. 21 – Jan. 3

Stolen vehicle crashes into boulder, lost chihuahua, and an armed robbery in Pacific.

Local turns 100 with the new year

Buckley resident Donald Milliken isn’t letting age get to him.

WSP’s Year In Review for King County | Washington State Patrol

There was a 58 percent reduction in fatalities this year from 2018.

  • Jan 7, 2020

Grace Point Church hosts Wild Game Feed

The event is Jan. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Volunteers needed for Point-In-Time County | Pierce County

The 2018 Point In Time count showed 300 more people were homeless from the 2017 count.

  • Jan 6, 2020

Norovirus 101 | Public Health Insider

Norovirus is highly contagious and infects 20 million people every year.

  • Jan 6, 2020

How to recycle your holiday trees, lights

You can either have the city of Enumclaw pick it up, or drive it to the nearby transfer station.

King County faces $2 million lawsuit from 2016 K-9 bite

A man’s right arm was left “permanently disfigured and disabled” after a Sheriff’s Office K-9 was used.

  • Jan 6, 2020

Enumclaw couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

John and Marion Frazier married before either of the couple were 20.

Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)

WA lawmakers propose capping insulin costs at $100 a month

With the federal government in gridlock, states and finding ways to lower costs.

Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)

Swedish nurse strike still possible following Dec. 30 negotiations

Not enough progress was made, nurses unions say.

At a glance | January 2020 events

January isn’t a busy time of year, but there are still a few events to attend for kinds, families, and adults.