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PHOTO BY KEVIN HANSON                                 Mike Hagadone, deputy superintendent for the White River School District, will retire Aug. 31 after 40 years in public education.

White River’s Mike Hagadone retires

Hagadone spent more than 40 years in public education, as a teacher and administrator

PHOTO BY KEVIN HANSON                                 Mike Hagadone, deputy superintendent for the White River School District, will retire Aug. 31 after 40 years in public education.
Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates

Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates

Six candidates are vying for the district’s two seats, meaning two will be eliminated after the August primary election.

Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates
Congresswoman Schrier to host Zoom meeting for local businesses

Congresswoman Schrier to host Zoom meeting for local businesses

You must first register for the July 20 event to get the Zoom link.

Congresswoman Schrier to host Zoom meeting for local businesses
After 30-plus years with Buckley force, Chief Jim Arsanto steps into retirement
After 30-plus years with Buckley force, Chief Jim Arsanto steps into retirement
Assessments are in, Pierce County property values continue to climb

Assessments are in, Pierce County property values continue to climb

Properties in Orting saw the greatest percentage increase over last year

Assessments are in, Pierce County property values continue to climb
Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation

Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation

Blood will be collected June 29 and 30, as well as July 1, 8, and 9.

Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation
Pierce County Library System launches virtual library

Pierce County Library System launches virtual library

You don’t need a PCLS card to attend these events.

Pierce County Library System launches virtual library
Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Plateau protestors: ‘Black Lives Matter’

Hundreds of locals showed up to demonstrate against systematic racism and police brutality. Here are some photos from the events.

Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids

Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids

Enumclaw is expanding to four new locations for food pickups, and White River is adding a second.

Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids
Local residents — including police chief — targeted by unemployment fraud schemes

Local residents — including police chief — targeted by unemployment fraud schemes

A total of 60 cases of fraud targeting city officials have been reported.

Local residents — including police chief — targeted by unemployment fraud schemes
Families First Coalition seeking list of nominees for 2020
Families First Coalition seeking list of nominees for 2020
DOH to Enumclaw: We are ‘committed’ to a county-by-county approach

DOH to Enumclaw: We are ‘committed’ to a county-by-county approach

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

DOH to Enumclaw: We are ‘committed’ to a county-by-county approach
Road improvement projects under way in Enumclaw, Buckley

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.

Road improvement projects under way in Enumclaw, Buckley
School districts planning virtual ceremonies

School districts planning virtual ceremonies

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

School districts planning virtual ceremonies
Meet Buckley’s new city administrator

Meet Buckley’s new city administrator

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

Meet Buckley’s new city administrator
The Plateau’s big summer events are being postponed, cancelled

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.

The Plateau’s big summer events are being postponed, cancelled
Education association cancels travel, donates funds to local food bank

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.

Education association cancels travel, donates funds to local food bank
Buckley, Black Diamond jump on the virtual meeting bandwagon
Buckley, Black Diamond jump on the virtual meeting bandwagon
Green River College offers free webinar for local businesses

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

Green River College offers free webinar for local businesses
White River seniors to host online car show

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.

White River seniors to host online car show
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