Enumclaw to declare state of emergency

The meeting at city hall is tonight, March 16, at 6 p.m.

Bars, gyms and more ordered closed in Washington state

The orders are an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 — What you need to know today

Coronavirus pandemic continues worldwide. How is it impacting King County today?

  • Mar 15, 2020

COVID-19 — What you need to know today

Coronavirus pandemic continues worldwide. How is it impacting King County today?

  • Mar 15, 2020
Kent Mayor Dana Ralph addresses the media.

Patient flees Kent quarantine facility, hops northbound bus

Man tests negative for virus; city officials upset about county’s security measures at motel-turned-quarantine center | VIDEOS

Kent Mayor Dana Ralph addresses the media.

COVID-19 — What you need to know today

Coronavirus pandemic continues worldwide. How is it impacting King County today?

  • Mar 13, 2020

KCLS closes libraries to prevent COVID-19 spread

Libraries will close tonight, March 13, at 6 p.m., and are planned to reopen April 13.

CHI offering virtual care for potential coronavirus patients

Use the COVID19 coupon code to make a free virtual care visit.

  • Mar 13, 2020

Foothills Trail work temporarily on hold, will resume in summer

With salmon running in Boise Creek, progress has paused.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Renton Community Center, located at 1715 Maple Valley Highway, was closed until March 31 after the family of a preschooler in a program there told the city they had been exposed to a case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Pictured: signage about the closure on the door of the center.

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  • Mar 13, 2020
Photo by Haley Ausbun. The Renton Community Center, located at 1715 Maple Valley Highway, was closed until March 31 after the family of a preschooler in a program there told the city they had been exposed to a case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Pictured: signage about the closure on the door of the center.
Protesters hold signs advocating for a veto on Senate Bill 5395. Photo by Cameron Sheppard, WNPA News Service

Protesters blast Legislature’s sex education directive

Republican lawmakers attempt to make the bill a ballot issue for November elections.

  • Mar 12, 2020
Protesters hold signs advocating for a veto on Senate Bill 5395. Photo by Cameron Sheppard, WNPA News Service

Inslee announces major school closures for a month

Districts work to find resources and help for lower-income, working families

4 King County paramedics quarantined after COVID-19 exposure

Two paramedic interns, two South King County primary response employees are asymptomatic, according to union executives.

COVID-19 — What you need to know today

More cases and deaths were reported in King County as the governor works to shut down large events

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Public events in King County to be cancelled or restricted due to outbreak

It applies to everything from faith events to sporting events and concerts.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Black Diamond participating in safe firearm storage program

The local city is one of 59 locations that are part of the program.

A security guard positions cones as he stands watch in front of the Econo Lodge-turned-coronavirus-quarantine site on Central Avenue North on Tuesday. King County personnel were on site preparing the motel’s transformation into an isolation/quarantine center. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Petition calls for King County to stop quarantine site

Citizens, councilmembers question process for choosing locations.

A security guard positions cones as he stands watch in front of the Econo Lodge-turned-coronavirus-quarantine site on Central Avenue North on Tuesday. King County personnel were on site preparing the motel’s transformation into an isolation/quarantine center. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

CHI opens 11 COVID-19 screening centers around Washington

Federal Way, Bonney Lake, Puyallup and Enumclaw are some of the places people can go to get tested.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Feb. 17 – 26

Mutual combat, a minibike on the road, and a car/tree wreck.

Enumclaw’s dairy scene is disappearing

American tastes are changing, but farms hold a valuable position in local economies.