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Enumclaw driver arrested for DUI, vehicular homicide in Highway 18 crash

Crashed into the back of a disabled semi June 27 near Tiger Mountain; Maple Valley woman killed

 

Attorneys for the United States debrief outside the U.S. District Court building in Seattle following the end of the Joann and Allan Thomas trial. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Jury sides with DOJ in King County Drainage District 5 case

Enumclaw couple Allan and Joann Thomas found guilty of several charges

 

More than a dozen local residents — including students — spoke at the Nov. 22 Enumclaw School Board meeting. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Racial slur repeated at Enumclaw School Board meeting

It appears two rogue Zoom users briefly interrupted the meeting with a recording of the “n” word.

 

The Enumclaw City Council Oct. 25 meeting. Screenshot

Enumclaw City Council approves motion to research leaving King County

Is it possible for a city to switch counties?

The Enumclaw City Council Oct. 25 meeting. Screenshot
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White River School District in Buckley opens doors to younger students

The district is partnering with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to rapid test students and staff for COVID every week.

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The first part of Cascadia Paranormal Investigation's exploration of the Black Diamond Cemetery involved trying to find all the non-paranormal explanations for the phenomenon some people have reported at the site before sitting down with their arsenal of electronics to find any evidence of ghosts or spirits. Their investigation led founder Kyle Richmond to the resting place of Dr. Howard Botts and his wife, Phrania. Photos by Ray Miller-Still

Washington’s most haunted: Ghost hunters head to Black Diamond Cemetery

Cascadia Paranormal Investigations is a new research group.

The first part of Cascadia Paranormal Investigation's exploration of the Black Diamond Cemetery involved trying to find all the non-paranormal explanations for the phenomenon some people have reported at the site before sitting down with their arsenal of electronics to find any evidence of ghosts or spirits. Their investigation led founder Kyle Richmond to the resting place of Dr. Howard Botts and his wife, Phrania. Photos by Ray Miller-Still
Protesters hold signs advocating a veto on Senate Bill 5395 earlier this year. WNPA News Service

Sex education in schools: What Referendum 90 is and what it isn’t

Washington voters will decide fate of controversial bill in the Nov. 3 general election.

Protesters hold signs advocating a veto on Senate Bill 5395 earlier this year. WNPA News Service
SR 410 east of Enumclaw remains closed due to fire

SR 410 east of Enumclaw remains closed due to fire

The highway is expected to be closed into next week | Sept. 10 update

SR 410 east of Enumclaw remains closed due to fire
Poison Center records increase in poison exposures during COVID-19

Poison Center records increase in poison exposures during COVID-19

Poison exposures from the misuse of chemicals spiked 53 percent in the early days of the pandemic.

Poison Center records increase in poison exposures during COVID-19
New dashboard shows how far along King County is to meeting Phase II metrics

New dashboard shows how far along King County is to meeting Phase II metrics

The county has met more than half its goals, but the ones it hasn’t met are critical in determining how many people are still being infected, and how quickly people are being tested.

New dashboard shows how far along King County is to meeting Phase II metrics
Emergency rules allow L&I to fine businesses violating governor’s orders
Emergency rules allow L&I to fine businesses violating governor’s orders
Republicans file lawsuit over Inslee’s emergency: ‘Facts, and the science, are clear’

Republicans file lawsuit over Inslee’s emergency: ‘Facts, and the science, are clear’

Lawsuit says state has violated Constitutional rights of citizens.

Republicans file lawsuit over Inslee’s emergency: ‘Facts, and the science, are clear’
Don’t avoid the emergency department in a crisis

Don’t avoid the emergency department in a crisis

ED volumes across the state are falling, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t getting sick or hurt.

Don’t avoid the emergency department in a crisis
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
Local writer designs book for parents, children to read out loud, play together

Local writer designs book for parents, children to read out loud, play together

“Let’s Play Pretend…” came about when Maple Valley’s Scott Field was traveling away from his family

Local writer designs book for parents, children to read out loud, play together
A mobile center from Bloodworks Northwest takes blood from Enumclaw resident Andy Bremmeyer, pictured in this 2019 photo. Sound Publishing file photo: https://www.redmond-reporter.com/news/bloodworks-northwest-reports-drop-in-blood-donations-following-coronavirus-outbreak/

Blood drives cancelled through June; new “pop-up” sites being organized

Social distancing has led to at least a temporary suspension of mobile blood drives.

A mobile center from Bloodworks Northwest takes blood from Enumclaw resident Andy Bremmeyer, pictured in this 2019 photo. Sound Publishing file photo: https://www.redmond-reporter.com/news/bloodworks-northwest-reports-drop-in-blood-donations-following-coronavirus-outbreak/
New county COVID-19 dashboard focuses on long-term care facilities

New county COVID-19 dashboard focuses on long-term care facilities

The dashboard shows which facilities have reported the most deaths, as well as what symptoms and co-morbidities patients reported.

New county COVID-19 dashboard focuses on long-term care facilities
KCLS to remain closed, but offers online poetry contest, Día celebration

KCLS to remain closed, but offers online poetry contest, Día celebration

Despite library buildings being off-limits, the library system has many virtual programs planned for the spring. Image courtesy King County Library System

KCLS to remain closed, but offers online poetry contest, Día celebration
Dentist checking patient’s teeth. Sound Publishing file photo

Dental foundation serves Medicaid patients through COVID-19

The Arcora Foundation is also attempting to expand its urgent care database, allowing those with different insurances to use its services during the outbreak.

Dentist checking patient’s teeth. Sound Publishing file photo
Unemployment claims continue to climb

Unemployment claims continue to climb

For the week of March 22-28, claims have reached more than 181,000.

Unemployment claims continue to climb