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Washington broils under record-breaking heat; cooler temperatures forecast for Tuesday

Additional oppressive heat blistered the Pacific Northwest on Monday (June 28) before the core of the unprecedented heat shifts into interior sections of the region… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2021
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Tree in the roadway June 28 blocks the right lane on westbound SR 18 just east of Tiger Mountain Rd. Photo courtesy of WSDOT

Fallen tree on SR 18 | King County traffic update

As of Monday morning, June 28, Washington State Department of Transportation reported the following road obstructions: 5:17 a.m.: A collision blocking the ramp of Highway… Continue reading

Tree in the roadway June 28 blocks the right lane on westbound SR 18 just east of Tiger Mountain Rd. Photo courtesy of WSDOT
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Daisey Kirtley’s grave was officially reunited June 26 with her family gravesite at the Buckley Cemetery.

Daisey’s memory set to rest

19th-century Lake Tapps girl reunited, in spirit, with her family

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Daisey Kirtley’s grave was officially reunited June 26 with her family gravesite at the Buckley Cemetery.
Raelin Crncevich, left, and Jenny Jones pose for a picture Friday, June 25. The couple are organizers of Plateau Pride, a local organization supporting LGBTQ+ people in the Enumclaw Plateau area. Photo by Alex Bruell

Enumclaw July 4 parade will feature a first this year: A pride section

Members of the Plateau’s LGBTQ+ community will be part of Independence Day festivities

Raelin Crncevich, left, and Jenny Jones pose for a picture Friday, June 25. The couple are organizers of Plateau Pride, a local organization supporting LGBTQ+ people in the Enumclaw Plateau area. Photo by Alex Bruell
Starting Monday, June 18 and running until Sept. 19, the Helen Smith Gallery at Green River College presents its latest virtual exhibit, Aunna Moriarty and Vian Nguyen's Growing Pains. Courtesy photo, Sarah Dillon Gilmartin.

GRC’s Helen Smith Gallery presents between June 28 and Sept. 19, 2021

Shifting between childhood and adulthood propels an uncovering of information and a new reality, as human beings become independent thinkers. While ignorance is bliss, knowing… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2021
Starting Monday, June 18 and running until Sept. 19, the Helen Smith Gallery at Green River College presents its latest virtual exhibit, Aunna Moriarty and Vian Nguyen's Growing Pains. Courtesy photo, Sarah Dillon Gilmartin.
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Man missing for eight days found alive and well near North Bend

On Monday morning, June 28, a trail runner found a man who’d been missing for eight days in the wilderness near North Bend. According to… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2021
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King County leaders propose funding to support immigrants in the region

$11.3 million proposed for citizenship application support and COVID relief to undocumented families

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The Wabash Church men's choir, perhaps with additions from the community, will perform during services at The Moving Wall.

Plans coming together for Moving Wall’s August visit to Enumclaw

When the Moving Wall comes to Enumclaw, a feature will be a performance by a men’s community choir

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The Wabash Church men's choir, perhaps with additions from the community, will perform during services at The Moving Wall.
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Fire Marshals issue burn bans for King, Pierce County; cooling centers to open over weekend

Temperatures forecast to blaze around or higher than 105 degrees Sunday, Monday

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Gov. Jay Inslee waves during his Thursday morning press conference on extending protections for renters. (TVW)

Governor extends some protections for Washington renters

Under a new order, landlords can only evict a tenant if they refuse to seek help through a relief program.

Gov. Jay Inslee waves during his Thursday morning press conference on extending protections for renters. (TVW)
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Hot housing market forces out many first-time homebuyers

Housing experts concerned about the long-term impacts on generational wealth.

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This map of the proposed location of Buckley's outdoor multi-sport facility comes from the Washington Recreation and Conservation Office and the City of Buckley.

Buckley nabs $75,000 state grant to build outdoor multipurpose court

The project is scheduled to go to bid this summer, and construction could start by fall

This map of the proposed location of Buckley's outdoor multi-sport facility comes from the Washington Recreation and Conservation Office and the City of Buckley.
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Loop is named to all-state baseball roster

He’ll join another Hornet in Yakima for Team Rainier for the upcoming all-state baseball series

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Black Diamond police blotter | June 7 – 13 |

A DUI, a verbal altercation and loud music

  • Jun 22, 2021
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Tips for staying safe during Washington’s heat wave

The Puget Sound region could see record breaking temperatures this week as a heat wave hits Washington. Monday’s temperatures reached the high 80s. The record… Continue reading

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Enumclaw man arrested in 2003 Grays Harbor kidnapping

Paul Bieker is alleged to have kidnapped, sexually assaulted 17-year-old

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Family and friends turned out in droves to cheer for graduating Enumclaw High School seniors.

‘We made it:’ Enumclaw graduates

Family, friends celebrated at the expo center last Monday

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Family and friends turned out in droves to cheer for graduating Enumclaw High School seniors.
Kibler Elementary. Photo by Kevin Hanson

District names new principals for two elementary schools

Lea Tiger-Tice, Travis Goodlett will lead Sunrise, Byron Kibler elementary schools, respectively

Kibler Elementary. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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Ann Baker, left, poses for a picture with her mother Elma Gust, who turned 105 in May.

At 105, Elma is full of laughs

The resident of Enumclaw’s Living Court community is known for her positive attitude, sense of humor

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Ann Baker, left, poses for a picture with her mother Elma Gust, who turned 105 in May.
Advance Gift Snow Avalanche did his best, but did not place in the toy group that he competed in. Courtesy photo

Elite Westminster show included Enumclaw dog and owner

Plateau pup played part in prestigious pet presentation

Advance Gift Snow Avalanche did his best, but did not place in the toy group that he competed in. Courtesy photo