Välkommen to the Enumclaw REKO Market

As an alternative to traditional farmer’s markets, the REKO Market only allows pre-orders, which may be a more attractive business model during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Do opportunity zones in King County work?

The zones were created by Congress in 2017 to create jobs and spur economic development.

Wilkeson gets informational kiosk, will participate in Trails Day

This was a first step in highlighting recreational opportunities in the Carbon River Valley.

As promised, clippers clean mayor’s locks

More than $28,000 was raised for Plateau Outreach Ministries and the Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation.

Enumclaw native on front line of Navy’s battle against coronavirus

Petty Officer 2nd Class Kameron Jacobs is currently stationed at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

Enumclaw, nonprofits and churches get masks from King County

The city also received another 1,000 masks from the Seattle-based Taipei Cultural Economic Office, whose director came down to the city today, July 20, to donate the supplies and host a small gift exchange.

Safe swimming in COVID times

Wear a life jacket, sanitize often, and when you’re not swimming — wear a mask.

  • Jul 20, 2020

Pandemic is spiking in South King County, governor says

Gov. Jay Inslee met with elected officials, health officials and business partners in Federal Way to hear concerns, suggestions about state’s response to COVID-19.

Inslee warns of stay home order as COVID cases rise

The governor urges young people, who are not getting infected the most, to curb their social habits.

Local businessman wants Enumclaw to develop grant program for rent, utility costs

The Paycheck Protection Program won’t cover operational costs, and other loans put business owners into debt.

Sound Transit breaks ground on Federal Way Link Extension

The $3.1 billion project includes three new stations near Kent/Des Moines, South 272nd Street and the Federal Way Transit Center.

Additional $600 for unemployed workers set to end July 25

The following is a press release from the Washington state Employment Security Department: Unless Congress acts to extend or adjust it, the additional $600 per… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2020

Extra $600 in federal benefit for unemployed workers set to end July 25

Payment is on top of base weekly state benefit amount

Weekend livestock show fills the void for kids and their animals

You can still live bid at the Expo Center, or, for the first time, bid online.

Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates

Six candidates are vying for the district’s two seats, meaning two will be eliminated after the August primary election.

Congresswoman Schrier to host Zoom meeting for local businesses

You must first register for the July 20 event to get the Zoom link.

Courtesy of governor.wa.gov

Inslee extends pause on counties advancing phases to July 28

A spike in cases could cause hospitalizations and deaths to rise soon.

Courtesy of governor.wa.gov

Elected or appointed? King County weighs sheriff options

Voters could be asked to decide in November.

King County releases annual count of people experiencing homelessness

About 5 percent more people were experiencing homelessness over last year, but the increase doesn’t appear to indicate an overall growing trend.