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Weekend Briefing | News for July 25 - 29

  • Jul 29, 2016 at 5:02PM

Lots of Allan Yorke Park news this week – first, the Bonney Lake Council took a look at the park's new master plan for improvements, and second, the park's swimming area closed due to high bacteria levels and re-opened on Friday. A Sumner student's invention is taking her to two national competitions and a man pleaded guilty to the murder of Enumclaw resident Nicole White. Read all this in your Weekend Briefing!

Renton Reporter Opinion

Humbled by response to ‘sympathy book’ at River Days | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  • Today at 9:00AM

Candidate for Congress says he is humbled "to see people of all ages and political ideology stop by and express their condolences and prayers for the people of Nice, France in our 'sympathy book'" at Renton River Days.

Bonney Lake-Sumner Courier-Herald

Illegal lights | Bonney Lake Police Blotter

  • Today at 9:00AM

Officers pulled over a car on July 20 for using powerful yellow headlights. The driver told officers the car was registered to his grandmother and he did not have his license with him. Officers attempted to run the name and date of birth the driver gave them through the system but the information that appeared did not match the driver.

South Whidbey Record

Mysteries of kombucha: Langley entrepreneur expanding fermented tea product

  • Today at 8:00AM

Whidbey Island is home to an array of produce and food products: fruits and vegetables, beer, bread bakers, etc. One of the few things the island was missing was its own kombucha brewer — until now. The fermented tea drink is now brewing on South Whidbey at the hands of the island’s first wholesale kombucha business, Amrita Kombucha.

Whidbey News-Times

A mess to clean up: Issue of homelessness is one community must address, says interim chief

  • Today at 7:00AM

The Freund family homestead is one of the last, large patches of green space in Oak Harbor city limits. Just west of Safeway, the 20 acres contain a knot of woods, three homes and outbuildings. It also is home to uninvited guests who camp overnight and leave trash and their belongings behind.