EHS roundabout on Warner and Semanski to be built summer of 2021

The city council recently approved its latest six-year Transportation Improvement Program plan.

Sound Transit gets $100 million federal grant for Federal Way light rail extension

Portion of $790 million payment toward $3.1 billion project

  • Jul 1, 2020

Enumclaw library materials available with Curbside to Go

You can make an appointment on the myLIBRO mobile app or just walk up to the table they have out front.

King County cases among younger adults drives increase in COVID-19 numbers

Over half of all new cases are among people ages 20-39

  • Jun 30, 2020

Increase in firework sales could mean a ‘booming’ local July 4 celebration

Don’t forget when your city or county allows fireworks to be lit.

King County Fire Marshal: ‘Essential to practice firework safety’

With fewer large firework shows this year, more people are expected to celebrate with consumer fireworks.

  • Jun 29, 2020

Bald and shaved? Mayor sets fundraising challenge

The goal is to raise $20,000 for Plateau Outreach Ministries and the Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation.

Public and private universities, colleges, technical schools, apprenticeship programs and similar schools and programs may resume general instruction, including in-person classes and lectures, starting Aug. 1. Pictured: The University of Washington-Bothell campus. File photo

Universities and colleges may reopen in fall, governor says

His order requires masks and physical distancing, among other measures, to help prevent infections.

Public and private universities, colleges, technical schools, apprenticeship programs and similar schools and programs may resume general instruction, including in-person classes and lectures, starting Aug. 1. Pictured: The University of Washington-Bothell campus. File photo

Enumclaw pool to remain closed until September

The decision came down to cost, as the pool was already scheduled to be closed in August.

Special Enumclaw council meeting June 29

The city will be discussing the lease of a vacant lot and tent/table purchases.

Black Diamond Police Blotter | June 8 – 14

Loud parties and a stolen donut.

State Parks announces two new free days in the fall

These days replace the Spring free day, April 11, and Earth Day, April 22.

  • Jun 25, 2020

Local women call on councils to tackle systemic racism

Megan Sheridan, an Enumclaw resident, and Alicia Busch, a Maple Valley activist, want local city councils to take continual anti-bias training and form a citizen review board to examine city codes.

Vegas comedian puts down roots in Enumclaw with new children’s book

Krista Kay’s new book, “A Head Above The Rest,” is partially based on her journey in accepting her height.

During a recent training, South King Fire and Rescue members at Station 62 wear personal protective gear, which includes face masks, eye protection, gloves and gowns. Courtesy photo

Governor orders statewide use of face coverings in public

Jay Inslee says that until there is a vaccine, it’s the best weapon to stop the spread of COVID-19.

During a recent training, South King Fire and Rescue members at Station 62 wear personal protective gear, which includes face masks, eye protection, gloves and gowns. Courtesy photo
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Renton man pleads guilty to one of state’s largest workers’ comp scams

The delivery driver was still working under his own name while receiving L&I pension, and owes the state almost $340,000.

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Foothills Trail will remain open during levee improvements

The construction will be happening just before the city of Orting along state Route 162.

  • Jun 23, 2020
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Task force will tackle issues of racial justice, police reform

Inslee names civil rights activists, pastors, and cops to panel that may forge ideas for new laws

  • Jun 23, 2020
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Inslee forms state task force to address policing and racial justice

24 members includes families who have lost loved ones; police officials

  • Jun 22, 2020