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COVID-19 activity in Enumclaw is low, but the state wants whole counties to move forward through Gov. Inslee’s reopening plan.

Although King County has moved forward in Gov. Jay Inslee’s plan to reopen Washingtons economy over the weekend, there’s still a long way to go… Continue reading

 

Road improvement projects under way in Enumclaw, Buckley

A silver lining on the pandemic is that roads are clear to start construction projects faster than originally planned.

 

School districts planning virtual ceremonies

Enumclaw High, partnering with Enumclaw TV, is hosting theirs on June 15; White River plans on June 30.

 

Meet Buckley’s new city administrator

Paul Weed grew up in the city that he is now helping operate.

The Plateau’s big summer events are being postponed, cancelled

The King County Fair is still up in the air, but Buckley’s Log Show has been rescheduled, and Enumclaw’s Highland Games will wait to host next year.

Education association cancels travel, donates funds to local food bank

The $3,550 donation will go a long way to feeding local families financially harmed by COVID-19.

Green River College offers free webinar for local businesses

The online presentation will go over how to access various federal loans and business basics that will help you weather the pandemic

White River seniors to host online car show

The annual car show is normally hosted at the Log Show fairgrounds, but COVID-19 made the local students pivot.

How is graduation going to look for the class of 2020?

School administrators are working on several different options, but nothing is set in stone yet.

Local Facebook group aims to support local businesses

The group decides to support one business for 24 hours, and money raised goes to buying gift cards that are raffled off.

‘Losing one-third of the school year is unacceptable’

The White River School District was quick to tackle distance learning during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Emergency declarations issued in both Enumclaw, Buckley

If the governor already declared a state of emergency, why did local cities have to as well?

POM lifts some restrictions on utility, rental assistance

The Enumclaw-based nonprofit serves practically everyone from Buckley to northern Black Diamond.

Buckley, Enumclaw parks closed

Buckley Mayor Pat Johnson said she was “disappointed” to see people disregarding social distancing.

Foothills Museum applies for state grant for new building

The reason is simple: it’s running out of room. But in order to get this grant, the museum will need your support.

Restaurants contemplate take-out services; local events canceled

The Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce is encouraging Plateau residents to continue supporting local businesses in a safe and responsible manner.

Plateau schools closed through April

Both the Enumclaw and White River School District is offering free daily meals and helping organize childcare options for healthcare workers and first responders.

Pierce County Library System closes to the public

There is no date set for when libraries will reopen.

Coronavirus chaos has yet to reach the Plateau

So far, schools and community services remain open, and there have been no cases reported out of St. Elizabeth Hospital.

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