Ray Miller-Still

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.

 

Unemployment claims continue to climb

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

 

Enumclaw Rehab center a hotbed for coronavirus

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

 

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

Property tax deadline extended to June

This only affects those who pay their property taxes themselves.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Theodore Hill Jr. fought in several of the Civil War’s most famous battles, surviving to eventually settle down in the Buckley area.

A day in the life of a Union soldier, Part I

A rare piece of history fell into The Courier-Herald’s lap in November 1969 — a Civil War diary. The diary belonged to Corporal Theodore Hill… Continue reading

Theodore Hill Jr. fought in several of the Civil War’s most famous battles, surviving to eventually settle down in the Buckley area.

Read, and reflect on freedom

It’s one of my favorite weeks of the year. No, not because fall has officially started, and no, it’s not cake week on The Great… Continue reading

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                                The Green River Queen is the star of Black Diamond’s Labor Days parade, and is expected to once again make an appearance.

Don’t miss Black Diamond’s Labor Day

Labor Day isn’t just the starting bell for the school year — it’s also when Black Diamond throws its biggest festival of the year. Black… Continue reading

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                                The Green River Queen is the star of Black Diamond’s Labor Days parade, and is expected to once again make an appearance.
Left to right, Ken Beckman, Aaron Beckman, Grant Beckman, Howard Elliot Neely and Jane Neely Beckman. Howard was the then-93-year-old grandson of Aaron Neely, Sr., who built the house. Photo by Karen Meador

Neely Mansion celebrates its 125th

Make sure to visit the nationally-recognized historical home on June 22.

Left to right, Ken Beckman, Aaron Beckman, Grant Beckman, Howard Elliot Neely and Jane Neely Beckman. Howard was the then-93-year-old grandson of Aaron Neely, Sr., who built the house. Photo by Karen Meador

Nerd versus flies

I’ve always held that it would be better to fight 100 duck-sized horses than one horse-sized duck. But after this last week, I’m no longer… Continue reading

Thom Cantrell, one of the organizers of the upcoming International Conference for Primal People, holds up a mould of a Sasquatch footprint. He said the mould was taken in the Blue Mountains in Oregon by Paul Freeman, a well-known Sasquatch hunter who’s 1994 footage of a Sasquatch in that area made big waves in the believer and skeptic communities alike. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

All things Sasquatch in Enumclaw

Washington state is famous for countless reasons. It’s the birthplace of Starbucks and Bill Gates, one of the biggest producers of the U.S.’s lumber and… Continue reading

Thom Cantrell, one of the organizers of the upcoming International Conference for Primal People, holds up a mould of a Sasquatch footprint. He said the mould was taken in the Blue Mountains in Oregon by Paul Freeman, a well-known Sasquatch hunter who’s 1994 footage of a Sasquatch in that area made big waves in the believer and skeptic communities alike. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Still a ways away, but don’t give pet bunnies for Easter

I was going to save this column for spring, to mark the one year anniversary when I rescued my rabbit Thomasina at Allan Yorke Park.… Continue reading

Renton resident Walter Compare is a member of the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center’s Speakers Bureau and spoke at a fundraiser for the department on Oct. 23. To his left is Ellen Penninger, KCSARC’s Speakers Bureau Manager, and his right, KCSARC’s Events and Corporate Partnerships Manager Madeline Read. Contributed photo

Sexual assault resource centers report high call volumes

As the #MeToo movement has gathered steam over the last year, local and national sexual assault resource hotlines have seen a large increase in calls… Continue reading

Renton resident Walter Compare is a member of the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center’s Speakers Bureau and spoke at a fundraiser for the department on Oct. 23. To his left is Ellen Penninger, KCSARC’s Speakers Bureau Manager, and his right, KCSARC’s Events and Corporate Partnerships Manager Madeline Read. Contributed photo

False rape allegations are not the problem to address

An opinion piece from The Courier-Herald

After 20 years, local film hits the big screen

Making a movie was an itch Matt Aird always wanted to scratch. So in 1998, the Buckley resident pulled together a small group of local… Continue reading