Free Parks day arriving Sept. 22

Two more State Parks free days are on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Nov. 23.

  • Sep 13, 2018

Green River, KCLS partner up to serve students

The college’s new agreement with KCLS will help combat this problem because students will essentially have a virtual library card that will provide access to KCLS resources using their college e-mail address.

  • Sep 13, 2018

Immigrant youth vulnerable to abuse in Puget Sound area centers

Federally-funded facilities struggle to maintain health and safety of minors stuck in limbo

Sumner-Bonney Lake classified staff want share of pay increases

After authorizing a strike, nutrition workers and bus drivers will vote on a tentative agreement Sept. 17. If they approve, school will stay in session.

County officials warn of more HIV among homeless drug users

In total, 19 heterosexual individuals have been diagnosed with HIV in King County over the past year, up from seven last year.

Enumclaw lessons helped lead to military success | Navy Outreach

“Growing up in a small town, it kind of helped me gauge different people and network in a way that would benefit me,” Nelsen said. “It is humbling growing up in a small town and I did not lose sight of where I came from.”

Candidates sought for board vacancies in White River, Carbonado districts

Swearing in ceremonies are fast approaching, so turn in those applications soon.

Flu season is coming; get your shots soon | Public Health Center

To help you decide when, where, and how to get vaccinated, Public Health Insider compiled answers to some of the most common questions they see regarding to flu vaccinations.

  • Sep 10, 2018

State improves invasive species reporting app | Recreation and Convservation

The new-and-improved app will allow regular Washington residents to learn about and report various invasive species that cause harm to the state’s ecosystems and economy.

  • Sep 10, 2018
The 12-acre fire, exacerbated by dry grass and winds, destroyed two barns, a mobile home, two cars, a dump truck, a panel truck, and other buildings and vehicles. Photo courtesy East Pierce Fire and Rescue

Brush fire burns 12 acres, several buildings and vehicles

This incident represents an example of strong mutual aid networks, said East Pierce Fire and Rescue Chief Backer.

The 12-acre fire, exacerbated by dry grass and winds, destroyed two barns, a mobile home, two cars, a dump truck, a panel truck, and other buildings and vehicles. Photo courtesy East Pierce Fire and Rescue

Falls prevention event highlights awareness, action | Pierce County

This month is National Fall Prevention Month.

  • Sep 7, 2018

Time capsule contents sought; will be opened in 2063

Enumclaw wants to remember: what was it like to live in 2018?

Don’t abuse the HOV lane | Washington State Patrol

More than 11,000 drivers were stopped for HOV violations in the last two years each.

  • Sep 6, 2018

EHS High grad now helping transform the campus

Rob Gunderson graduated from the school in 1985 and noted some dramatic changes since he last roamed the halls.

Buckley-South Prairie bridge closed permanently

A settled pier has changed how weight is distributed on the bridge.

Suicide rates in Washington continue rising | Department of Health

In 2017, 1,300 Washingtonians died by suicide, and from 2006 to 2017 suicide in Washington state increased by an average of 2.5 percent annually.

  • Sep 5, 2018

Overdose prevention through comics: a conversation with the artist | Public Health Insider

We are launching a series of DON’T HANG ON TO MEDS comic strips as part of International Overdose Awareness Day, sharing reasons why it’s important to get rid of unused medications in the home.

  • Sep 4, 2018

EHS Class of ‘68 seeks classmates

Several classmates have been unable to be contacted for the upcoming reunion.

Area schools expected to begin year on time

As the school year inched closer, the Dieringer and Sumner-Bonney Lake school districts threatened to strike. At the last minute, it appears teachers and districts have tentative agreements, which will be voted on during their respective Sept. 4 meetings.

Buckley-Enumclaw grads celebrate 65 years

The last class received their diplomas in 1953.

  • Aug 31, 2018