How I-976 is affecting Enumclaw, Buckley, and Black Diamond street budgets

The anti-tax initiative will make it harder for Plateau cities to do street maintenance and repairs.

A young girl holds up a ‘Don’t Pollute I Live Here’ sign in the crowd during the Youth Climate Strike at Cal Anderson Park on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

King County builds blueprint for health, climate change

The plan will inform how the Board of Health addresses climate change-related health issues.

A young girl holds up a ‘Don’t Pollute I Live Here’ sign in the crowd during the Youth Climate Strike at Cal Anderson Park on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Council hears opposition to park site, loss of downtown parking

“Without fail, everyone was against removing any parking.”

Court date set for former Enumclaw drainage district official

The Department of Justice is also looking to file additional charges against Allan and Joann Thomas.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Nov. 4 – 14

Neighborly harassment, a suspicious smoking pipe, and a CPS call.

Nexus-Enumclaw part of planned purchase by YMCA

With more resources, the YMCA may be better able to address homelessness in the area, especially in regards to youths.

King County investigating possible seventh vaping illness | Public Health Insider

The CDC has tracked more than 2,100 people who have been made sick by e-cigarettes.

  • Nov 20, 2019

Stormwater utility to increase

Other utility rates will remain the same, however.

July’s Monroe earthquake is informing plans for future danger

Gathered by lucky accident, data from the 4.6-magnitude quake could help assess bigger hazards.

Buckley vet recognized by head of Vietnam Memorial Commission

When he came back from overseas, Ray Uebler felt he shouldn’t tell anybody about his service. Times have changed.

Courtesy of Washington Secretary of State’s Office
Courtesy of Washington Secretary of State’s Office

Washington bans vapor products containing vitamin E acetate | Department of Health

Thew ban comes after a new CDC study finding vitamin E acetate in the lungs of those who are sick.

  • Nov 18, 2019

County deputies respond to home invasion robbery

Official details are few and far between.

Spiketon Creek Bridge close to opening

The bridge was clsoed in the summer of 2018 after it was discovered a pillar had sunk into the ground below.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Oct. 29 – Nov. 6

A hit and run, sleeping in a car, and an escaped dog.

Black Diamond weighing budget, property tax

Public comment periods are set for Nov. 21 and Dec. 2.

County recognizes Gamblin Motors

Oct. 29, 2019 was officially proclaimed Gamblin Motors Day in King County.

Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

Election analysis: I-976 vote casts South King County against Seattle, Eastside

Preliminary precinct counts show support for the initiative split by region.

Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

Vaping illness and vitamin E connected | Department of Health

A new study by the CDC found vitamin E acetate to be present in those who have been afflicted with the mysterious vaping lung illness.

  • Nov 11, 2019

Election wrap-up: King, Pierce voters disagree on statewide measures

The election hasn’t been certified as of yet, but the results are likely to remain how they are now.