At a glance | March 2020 events

Reading with a Daffodil Princess, a St. Patty’s 5K, an aebleskiver breakfast, and more.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Feb. 10 – 20

Man throwing beer cans, car crashes into a house, burglaries in Ten Trails

Valley Medical Renton staff test positive for COVID-19

One staff member is at home recovering; 11 more tests are being examined.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. An electrician inspects one of the four rooms in the first modular unit that will be ready for those under quarantine for COVID-19, coronavirus.

More than 100 quarantine rooms are planned for King County COVID-19 response

Locations for the facilities will include Seattle and White Center.

Photo by Haley Ausbun. An electrician inspects one of the four rooms in the first modular unit that will be ready for those under quarantine for COVID-19, coronavirus.

Bloodworks Northwest reports drop in blood donations following coronavirus outbreak

The blood bank has lost 143 donations since March 1.

Coronavirus death toll rises to nine in Washington

Two individuals who died on Feb. 26 were found to have had the coronavirus; Harborview Medical Center staff possibly exposed to the virus.

Bloodworks Northwest reassures community it’s safe to donate blood

Donors reminded to visit neighborhood donor centers and blood drives

  • Mar 3, 2020

Local immigration office closed due to COVID-19

The Tukwila USCIS office will be closed for two weeks

Policía local, niño bilingüe salva la vida del bebé

A local cop and a bilingual child saved baby’s life earlier this month. Read in English and Spanish.

At least two of the confirmed COVID-19 cases originated from the Life Care Center nursing facility in Kirkland. Samantha Pak/Sound Publishing

State steps up response to coronavirus outbreak

Public health officials ask WA Legislature for $100 million.

  • Mar 2, 2020
At least two of the confirmed COVID-19 cases originated from the Life Care Center nursing facility in Kirkland. Samantha Pak/Sound Publishing
Passengers on a King County Metro bus. File photo

King County transit agencies say stay home if you’re sick

Metro and Sound Transit continue to operate normal routes for now.

Passengers on a King County Metro bus. File photo
Seattle & King County Public Health Official Dr. Jeff Duchin speaking at the press conference. Screenshot from press conference livestream

14 coronavirus cases, including five deaths, in King County

County is in process of purchasing a motel intended for quarantine.

Seattle & King County Public Health Official Dr. Jeff Duchin speaking at the press conference. Screenshot from press conference livestream

A second person dies from COVID-19 in King County

The total number of cases reaches 10 with two deaths

First U.S. coronavirus death confirmed in King County at Kirkland hospital

Two people tested positive for the virus at Evergreen Hospital. One died on Feb. 29.

PNW plant-based foods could help in climate fight

Animal products create a lot of emissions, but veggie alternatives are coming from King County.

Miss Bellevue to speak about pro-life platform

She’ll be at the Enumclaw library on March 5.

Enumclaw VFW names annual essay contest winners

This year’s theme for Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen was “What makes America Great.”

Library’s Community Creators contest winners announced

Look out for the upcoming tea parties, D&D workshops, STEAM-focused gardening classes, and historical puzzles in the near future.

Discussing homelessness on Jan. 9 are, from left, Associated Press Olympia correspondent Rachel La Corte, Rep. Nicole Macri (D-Seattle), Sen. Patty Kuderer (D-Bellevue), Sen. Hans Zeiger (R-Puyallup) and Rep. Morgan Irwin (R-Enumclaw). Photo by Leona Vaughn/WNPA News Service

Senate Republicans propose alternative solutions to WA’s homelessness crisis

One suggestion would empower law enforcement and remove barriers to prosecution.

  • Feb 28, 2020
Discussing homelessness on Jan. 9 are, from left, Associated Press Olympia correspondent Rachel La Corte, Rep. Nicole Macri (D-Seattle), Sen. Patty Kuderer (D-Bellevue), Sen. Hans Zeiger (R-Puyallup) and Rep. Morgan Irwin (R-Enumclaw). Photo by Leona Vaughn/WNPA News Service

Buckley teacher honored for commitment to personalized learning

Craig Bishop has been successfully utilizing the IXL Learning program in his fourth grade class.