Volcano preparedness month is here | United States Geological Society

Are you prepared for the next eruption?

  • May 2, 2018

Bonney Lake resumes talks of water, sewer projects and rate increases

The City Council has to decide soon what projects to fund, and how much that will cost taxpayers, before the water or sewer utility system experiences a real emergency.

Mount Rainier announces projected road opening dates | Mount Rainier National Park

Chinook Pass and state Route 123 Cayuse Pass are expected to open June 11.

  • May 1, 2018

Foiled burglary turns into car chase, shooting

No one was injured, and one female was arrested.

  • Apr 30, 2018

KCSO gives more details on last week’s car chase

The investigation is still ongoing, but deputies say they know the identity of the man involved in the failed car prowl, car chase and shooting.

Five local cases of E. coli illness linked to lettuce | Department of Health

Three cases were found in King County; another two in Spokane County.

  • Apr 30, 2018
Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere

King County employment numbers continue to rise

New statistics show a decrease in unemployment and higher average pay, but the growth may start to slow.

Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere

‘We all know sex offenders’

Revealing the reality of rape and uncovering sexual assault myths

Workshops help wade through disaster insurance | Pierce County

Don’t be a victim of the “it won’t happen to me” mindset when it comes to natural disasters.

  • Apr 27, 2018

Lake TappsWise program officially launched | Cascade Water Alliance

Want to keep Lake Tapps healthy? Sign up for two workshops on natural lawn fertilizer and how to take better care of your septic system

  • Apr 27, 2018
All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

The never-ending search for an effective King County homeless plan

While All Home attempts to address the issue, the group’s lack of actual power results in little change.

All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

EHS students get Limbo scholarships

Logan Breidenbach, Kale Engebretsen and Bryson Engebretsen will receive a $1,000 scholarship after they graduate.

‘Affordable housing’ effort has local tie

Enumclaw’s Golden Elm complex is tackling a growing problem — people who are working, but still can’t afford a place to live.

New program offers incentives for keeping Lake Tapps clean

Becoming Lake TappsWise certified could lead to savings on a septic inspections and pumping.

Colin Lund of the developer Oakpointe presented to the Black Diamond City Council last week, letting the council know how the two housing developments in the city are coming along. Lund estimated the first new Black Diamond residents will be moving in soon. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Black Diamond council expansion plan put on hold

At first, the plan to grow the council to seven elected officials looked to pass. Then council members changed their minds.

Colin Lund of the developer Oakpointe presented to the Black Diamond City Council last week, letting the council know how the two housing developments in the city are coming along. Lund estimated the first new Black Diamond residents will be moving in soon. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

County plans for second safe drug site on hold

Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

City of Enumclaw seeking downtown developer

A new three-story building may be built on the corner of Cole and Railroad.

Paintings by sumi-e artist coming to gallery

Darlene Dihel’s ink paintings will be on display until May 1.