Black Diamond police blotter | May 25 – 31

Noisy youths and trouble on the lake.

Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids

Enumclaw is expanding to four new locations for food pickups, and White River is adding a second.

Washington families can get help to buy food during school closures

Pandemic EBT available early July for children whose schools closed due to COVID-19

  • Jun 10, 2020

Poison Center records increase in poison exposures during COVID-19

Poison exposures from the misuse of chemicals spiked 53 percent in the early days of the pandemic.

Enumclaw High students earn state FFA honors

Together, these eight students have completed a combined 2,880 hours of classroom instruction and 2,400 hours of work on their Supervised Agricultural Experience projects.

Future of new sex ed law may rest in the hands of voters

Opponents are confident they have enough signatures to put a referendum on the November ballot.

King County Library System to slowly reopen after 3 month closure

Now in Phase 1.5, KCLS will gradually allow book returns with strict guidelines.

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

Child care shortage could follow COVID-19 pandemic

Around 25 percent of child care facilities have closed across the state.

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

Sound Publishing offering matching advertisement grants

Your local paper is offering $200,000 in matching grants so local businesses can stretch their advertising budgets.

  • Jun 5, 2020

Closures on I-5 in SeaTac for Federal Way Link construction

Along southbound lanes over three weeks

  • Jun 4, 2020

King County assessor wants Legislature to fix laws to help small businesses

Changes needed because of COVID-19 impact on commercial properties

  • Jun 4, 2020

King County could be in Phase 2 in two weeks

The county is also hoping the state lets them reopen several businesses by Friday.

Local residents — including police chief — targeted by unemployment fraud schemes

A total of 60 cases of fraud targeting city officials have been reported.

Answering questions about protests and COVID-19 | Public Health Insider

If you want to protest, try to stay 6 feet away from other people, carry and use hand sanitizer, and wear a mask.

DOH to Enumclaw: We are ‘committed’ to a county-by-county approach

COVID-19 activity in Enumclaw is low, but the state wants whole counties to move forward through Gov. Inslee’s reopening plan.

Looters break into 26 Tukwila businesses Sunday night; 9 arrests made

‘What happened in Tukwila was not a protest, it was coordinated looting,’ police say

South King County area police respond to Seattle protests

The responding officers are members of the multi-agency Valley Civil Disturbance Unit, officials say.

Kabal Gill, owner of East India Grill in Federal Way, wears gloves to hand over take-out orders at his restaurant on March 23. File photo

New guidelines for Phase 2 reopenings in King County

All workers will need to wear masks as restaurants, retail shops and other businesses reopen.

Kabal Gill, owner of East India Grill in Federal Way, wears gloves to hand over take-out orders at his restaurant on March 23. File photo
This undated file photo provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows CDC’s laboratory test kit for the new coronavirus. Courtesy photo

Inslee wants nursing home residents and staff tested by June 12

Governor says state will pay for test kits and personal protective equipment.

This undated file photo provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows CDC’s laboratory test kit for the new coronavirus. Courtesy photo