POM, Safeway team up to feed families

Shop at the local Safeway to donate money to POM’s food bank.

In-paper debate: Meet your Legislative District 31 preliminary winners

This is part one of a debate between incumbent Drew Stokesbary and challenger Katie Young.

Expo Center receives King County COVID funds

The funds will be used to support local restaurants and put on some holiday events.

Screenshot from the state Employment Security Department’s website at esd.wa.gov.

Workers may qualify for an extra $1,500 in unemployment back pay

A federal program will give some of the state’s unemployed a $300 weekly bump for the past five weeks.

Screenshot from the state Employment Security Department’s website at esd.wa.gov.

King County moves to Stage 2 burn ban

Outdoor fires, even barbecues or in fire pits, are now prohibited.

  • Sep 8, 2020

I-5 closures near Federal Way this week for Sound Transit construction

Two lanes of I-5 will be closed overnight Sept. 9 and 10.

Screenshot of the air quality monitor at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. Courtesy Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

King County faces unhealthy air quality due to wildfire smoke

Weather monitors recommend people limit time outdoors, especially children, seniors and those with heart or lung disease.

Screenshot of the air quality monitor at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. Courtesy Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

COVID-19 deaths decreasing, but disease remains No. 6 leading cause of death in King County

Public Health — Seattle & King County recently released a new report on death numbers.

  • Sep 8, 2020

Enumclaw, Auburn senior centers offer myriad activities

There are parades, support groups, book club meetings, and more.

Image courtesy of the Washington Department of Natural Resources.

Massive wildfires incinerate WA

All state Department of Natural Resources lands were closed to recreational activities on Sept. 8.

Image courtesy of the Washington Department of Natural Resources.

Enumclaw School District brings on Right At School for childcare

However, some families are frustrated by the program’s cost and restrictive hours.

Constantine announces King County climate action plan

Plots an example of decreased stormwater pollution, urban flooding prevention, immigrant connections

Renton man charged for lying in Drainage District 5 case

Darrell Winston allegedly gave money paid to him by King County for supposed drainage ditch maintenance straight to Allan Thomas.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle opened its King County branches to provide child care centers dedicated to serving the families of essential workers. Courtesy photo

COVID continues to whittle away at child care in Washington

It’s estimated that 25% of Washington child care facilities have closed since the pandemic began.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle opened its King County branches to provide child care centers dedicated to serving the families of essential workers. Courtesy photo

Expo Center, King County join forces to show “Last Crusade”

Get your free tickets quick — it’s bound to be a popular event, and space is limited.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Aug. 11 – 26

A fight in a parking lot, someone dumping trash, and rescues from the Green River.

Beautify Enumclaw, Buckley still a-go

Volunteers can head to the Buckley Youth Center or the Enumclaw Six-Plex at 9 a.m. Sept. 12.

Enumclaw students share stories of racism, bigotry

Students, and some parents, shared experiences ranging from football players using the “n-word” on the field to being told they brought COVID-19 to America.

Ferguson sues agencies over archive relocation decision

“Decision to close the National Archives in Seattle has far-reaching impacts across the Northwest.”