Ray Miller-Still

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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
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
Enumclaw Rehab center a hotbed for coronavirus

Enumclaw Rehab center a hotbed for coronavirus

Ten clients and two employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

Enumclaw Rehab center a hotbed for coronavirus
Fighting the coronavirus, 100 masks at a time

Fighting the coronavirus, 100 masks at a time

In the early 1930s, Dorothy Lucille used whatever she had on hand to patch and mend her family’s clothes during the Great Depression. Nine decades… Continue reading

Fighting the coronavirus, 100 masks at a time
Property tax deadline extended to June

Property tax deadline extended to June

This only affects those who pay their property taxes themselves.

Property tax deadline extended to June
The 2020 census form will look very similar to this sample document. Image courtesy U.S. Census Bureau

Don’t forget to take the census

Due to the coronavirus, the deadline for responding to the census is Aug. 14, 2020.

The 2020 census form will look very similar to this sample document. Image courtesy U.S. Census Bureau
KCLS closes libraries to prevent COVID-19 spread

KCLS closes libraries to prevent COVID-19 spread

Libraries will close tonight, March 13, at 6 p.m., and are planned to reopen April 13.

KCLS closes libraries to prevent COVID-19 spread
CHI opens 11 COVID-19 screening centers around Washington

CHI opens 11 COVID-19 screening centers around Washington

Federal Way, Bonney Lake, Puyallup and Enumclaw are some of the places people can go to get tested.

CHI opens 11 COVID-19 screening centers around Washington
White nationalism comes to Renton

White nationalism comes to Renton

Let’s just get down to brass tacks — Patriot Front is a vile organization. Maybe you’re not familiar with the group. Remember the 2017 “Unite… Continue reading

White nationalism comes to Renton
Horses seized in Enumclaw after allegations of hoarding, abandonment

Horses seized in Enumclaw after allegations of hoarding, abandonment

Sharon Hunter said the horses would be staying on the land for just a few weeks — but it’s alleged she more or less abandoned them there.

Horses seized in Enumclaw after allegations of hoarding, abandonment