Enumclaw

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
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
Native EHS students graduate with help from alternative credit program

Native EHS students graduate with help from alternative credit program

The program allows for cultural events — like the annual Canoe Journey — to count toward core school credit.

Native EHS students graduate with help from alternative credit program
Local state rep. files lawsuit over Inslee’s emergency

Local state rep. files lawsuit over Inslee’s emergency

Rep. Morgan Irwin of the 31st District was one of a few republicans signing onto this suit, alleging the state has violated Constitutional rights of citizens.

Local state rep. files lawsuit over Inslee’s emergency
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
Public will have opportunity to hear from superintendent finalists

Public will have opportunity to hear from superintendent finalists

The three candidates will be interviewed June 2 - 4.

Public will have opportunity to hear from superintendent finalists
Enumclaw to Inslee: Let us go to Phase II

Enumclaw to Inslee: Let us go to Phase II

The city council would like to see King County cities with 15,000 or less residents move on to the next phase of reopening the economy.

Enumclaw to Inslee: Let us go to Phase II
POM’s food bank, financial assistance numbers double

POM’s food bank, financial assistance numbers double

The extra need, in addition to its thrift store being closed, means the nonprofit is expecting an $80,000 budget shortfall this year.

POM’s food bank, financial assistance numbers double
Local VFW post switching gears this Memorial Day weekend

Local VFW post switching gears this Memorial Day weekend

Instead of gathering outside stores and giving out poppies, donation boxes will be set up for donations.

Local VFW post switching gears this Memorial Day weekend
Special Enumclaw Council meeting tonight

Special Enumclaw Council meeting tonight

The meeting includes approving a letter to Gov. Inslee and an inclusion proclamation.

Special Enumclaw Council meeting tonight
Senior Center to receive $10K to continue delivering meals

Senior Center to receive $10K to continue delivering meals

More than 4,500 meals have been given to seniors, free of charge, since the pandemic started.

Senior Center to receive $10K to continue delivering meals
COVID-19 cancelled the King County Fair

COVID-19 cancelled the King County Fair

The fair has an estimated $5 million impact on the local economy and accounts for a majority of the Expo Center’s operating funds.

COVID-19 cancelled the King County Fair
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
Enumclaw’s farmer’s market ready for a second year

Enumclaw’s farmer’s market ready for a second year

Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like it will be able to accept food stamps as payment as planned this year.

Enumclaw’s farmer’s market ready for a second year
King County lists long-term care facilities with most COVID-19 deaths, Enumclaw Rehab No. 2

King County lists long-term care facilities with most COVID-19 deaths, Enumclaw Rehab No. 2

More than 300 deaths have occurred in these sorts of health facilities — 64 percent of all total deaths in the county.

King County lists long-term care facilities with most COVID-19 deaths, Enumclaw Rehab No. 2
Cruising through the ‘Claw: grassroots event saw the city come alive

Cruising through the ‘Claw: grassroots event saw the city come alive

Last Friday’s “downtown cruise” brought the crowds out of their homes, making Cole Street look busier than it has since the Governor’s stay-at-home order. However, it seemed masks and social distancing were forgotten in the excitement.

Cruising through the ‘Claw: grassroots event saw the city come alive
COVID-19 causing some damage to Enumclaw’s city budget

COVID-19 causing some damage to Enumclaw’s city budget

Additionally, the Chamber of Commerce is receiving an $18,000 grant to continue helping local businesses.

COVID-19 causing some damage to Enumclaw’s city budget
May 11 Enumclaw council meeting cancelled

May 11 Enumclaw council meeting cancelled

Don’t tune it — nothing will be on.

May 11 Enumclaw council meeting cancelled
Cruise through Enumclaw to support local businesses, nonprofits

Cruise through Enumclaw to support local businesses, nonprofits

The Friday, May 8 cruise will be all downtown, while the Thunder Dome Car Museum is hosting another on Saturday, May 9.

Cruise through Enumclaw to support local businesses, nonprofits
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
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