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

East Pierce sends aid to California first responders battling fires

Three local firefighters are expected to reach the Woolsey fire later today, Nov. 12.

King County launches parks amenities survey | King County

King County Parks is launching an online survey beginning Nov. 9 to gather feedback from visitors on their experiences in the County’s award-winning parks and trails systems.

  • Nov 9, 2018

Kegs, kilts and… annual checkups?

Buckley’s Mo-Throw event on Nov. 17 combines the fun of the Scottish Highland Games with the need to raise awareness for men’s health issues.

Midterm election preliminary results | Nov. 16 update

What initiatives are getting the go ahead? What candidates got the vote? Check out King and Pierce County results here.

  • Nov 9, 2018

Citizens can weigh in on Enumclaw budget, property tax rate

Public hearings on the budget will be held Nov. 13 and Nov. 26.

Holiday bazaar hosted by local Danes

No matter your heritage, join Enumclaw’s Danish Sisterhood Saturday, Nov. 10 for their annual Christmas bazaar and bake sale, or become a member of the Sisterhood itself.

The team that advocated for I-1631 at downtown Seattle’s Arctic Club on Nov. 6, 2018. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Washington rejects carbon fee

I-1631 campaign organizers say they will continue pushing for a cleaner future.

The team that advocated for I-1631 at downtown Seattle’s Arctic Club on Nov. 6, 2018. Photo by Melissa Hellmann
The race for Washington’s 8th Congressional District is between Kim Schrier (D) and Dino Rossi (R). File photo

Schrier leads Rossi in hotly-contested 8th Congressional District

Candidates compete for seat vacated by Republican Dave Reichert

The race for Washington’s 8th Congressional District is between Kim Schrier (D) and Dino Rossi (R). File photo

Enumclaw excavator fined for violating digging laws | Utilities and Transportation Commission

Van Hoof Construction was fined $21,000 for five separate violations.

EPFR receives ABATE donation | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

The motorcycle lobbyist group donated more than $1,000 to the fire department.

Sexual assault resource centers report high call volumes

At an Oct. 23 fundraiser, the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center told its donors it saw a 300 percent increase in calls to its 24/7 hotline in the week following the Kavanaugh hearings.

How to improve our democracy after the midterms | Public Health Insider

If you haven’t voted yet — do it. Afterward, attend the 2018 King County Behavioral Health Legislative Forum on Nov. 8.

  • Nov 5, 2018

Vote for you favorite book or movie | Pierce County Library System

The winners will be announced in December.

  • Nov 2, 2018
Former council member Mark Hamilton warned the Bonney Lake City Council that the city may lose many valuable artifacts if they don’t aid the Bonney Lake Historical Society. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Bonney Lake votes down agreement with historical society

The agreement would have provided a part-time position, paid for by the city, to help the Greater Bonney Lake Historical Society grow.

Former council member Mark Hamilton warned the Bonney Lake City Council that the city may lose many valuable artifacts if they don’t aid the Bonney Lake Historical Society. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Cannabis 101: Weeding through the facts | Public Health Insider

Studies are still being conducted on exactly how cannabis affects people in the short- and long-term, but here are some definitive facts and figures.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Buckley renews contract with judge, provides pay increase

Another item accepting $30,000 in credit for work that did not meet the terms of a million-dollar contract.