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.

The Bonney Lake Police Department met up and thanked the Lake Tapps Hornets lacrosse team for taking a knee when a police procession passed their practice field in March. Photo by Ray Still

Officers thank kids who knelt during procession

The Lake Tapps Hornets lacrosse team took a knee to out of respect for Officer James Larson.

The Bonney Lake Police Department met up and thanked the Lake Tapps Hornets lacrosse team for taking a knee when a police procession passed their practice field in March. Photo by Ray Still

Panthers jazzed for new Performing Arts Center

Sports fans should also be excited for new home-side covered seating at the school stadium.

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Police chief, student council members sworn in

Sophia DeMarco and Ian Tobius are the newest members of the Enumclaw City Council.

Ellenson park likely site for new Enumclaw dog park

City Parks Director Michelle Larson estimates a mid- to late-summer opening.

Fishing derby set for April 28, courtesy of Buckley Kiwanis

Grab your fishing rod and head down to the pond at Uncle John’s RV Park.

KCSARC launches campaign to end sexual violence

Enumclaw, Black Diamond and other King County cities recognized April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Bonney Lake team is the ‘People’s Choice’ at scholarship dinner

The Panthers advanced culinary team turned eyes and attracted taste buds with their bacon-themed three course meal at the last Bite of the Apprentice.

Feds set slight increase in national park fees

Annual passes, vehicle entrance fees and “per person” fees are climbing by $5 this summer.

Animal adoptions up 20 percent | King County

Adoption rates have been on the rise since 2004.

  • Apr 16, 2018

King County Sheriff’s deputies to carry naloxone

All 450 deputies are slated carry the heroin overdose antidote by mid-summer.

WITLI Village Director Adama Ouedraogo, center, with students and staff of Rialo Evangelic, the one school in the village. Submitted photo

Your change can help Burkina Faso students

Walk In The Light International is collecting change in various Enumclaw businesses to buy school supplies for children in Rialo, Sondre, and Vatao.

WITLI Village Director Adama Ouedraogo, center, with students and staff of Rialo Evangelic, the one school in the village. Submitted photo

Critics say draft plan from county task force on homelessness underwhelms

One Table’s first stab at recommendations leaves some members calling for a bolder, clearly financed plan.

Interactive local health, now at your fingertips | Public Health Insider

Explore King County’s access to healthcare, average life expectancy, exposure to infectious diseases, and even violence and injury prevention with interactive maps.

  • Apr 12, 2018

Washington in top 10 for life expectancy | Department of Health

Men are expected to live an average of 78.1 years in 2016. Women are expected to live 82.3 years.

  • Apr 11, 2018

‘We’re ready to lift off’

The new Bonney Lake Public Works building design contract is ready for a vote; the facility is expected to open in 2020.

Be ‘Hunter Strong’; Community gathers to remember Hunter Coffman

The Black Diamond Police Department honored Hunter with a police procession.