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Pierce County News for the week of Nov. 30 2017
A plan to benefit Enumclaw’s Boise Creek is among 14 projects to receive funding through the state’s Department of Ecology.
The holidays are a big time for fundraisers, whether people are donating money, food, clothes or even toys to those in need.
The closest general election outcome in Pierce County was found in Buckley, where a razor-thin difference in a City Council race forced a recount by the Pierce County Elections Department.
Family members said 40 year old Chantae Leahy was last seen leaving her house in the 25800 block of SE 310 th St around 2pm on Saturday .
Jack Tatarian and family attended the Nov. 21st Board of Fire Commissioners meeting to thank everyone involved for saving his life on September 5, 2017.
A significant shake-up of the Enumclaw City Council is well under way. Soon to exit city government is Mayor Liz Reynolds, who opted against seeking another term after eight years in the city’s highest office. Already off the City Council is Jan Molinaro, who was elected to fill the mayoral post during the Nov. 7 general election and has stepped away from council.
With the holiday season in full swing, fire departments are preparing for their annual Santa Patrols that spread cheer throughout Enumclaw and Buckley.
Don Stevenson, 81, has taken to the streets of King County to raise awareness and money for victims of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig disease, named after the famous baseball player.
Among the tricky maneuvers included in the crafting of an Enumclaw city budget is the longstanding tradition of funding “outside agencies” – organizations that do good work throughout the community but are not connected in any way to municipal government.
Blaine Larsen doesn’t perform much these days, instead spending his waking hours pursuing a higher calling.
Bonney Lake is in the midst of the budget amendment season, with the City Council working to modify the 2017-2018 budget passed at the end of last year.
Santa will be visiting Sumner and Milton this coming weekend, his first stops on his annual Santa Run with East Pierce Fire and Rescue.
Two new developments have been made in the recall case against Councilwoman Pat Pepper.
The Involuntary Treatment Act Court has seen its cases double in the last decade and the staff can’t keep up.
A pair of warm-hearted holiday offerings, Toys for Tots and Teens and a revamped Community Food Basket program, are ready to make the Christmas season brighter for Enumclaw-area families in need.
Come December, it’ll be easier for youth, seniors, people with disabilities or low-income to travel between Sumner and Bonney Lake.
A new chief could be in uniform by spring, providing leadership for the Enumclaw Police Department.
The MIDU is a self-contained 36 foot motorhome that has been retrofitted as a mobile DUI processing center and incident command post.
Two members of the Enumclaw Friends of the Library were honored during the recent Friends’ Day, an annual celebration of King County Library System volunteers.