Popular spring and summer hikes on the Plateau

It’s as easy as putting one foot in front of the other. Whether taking a simple stroll or tackling a strenuous hiking trail, there are abundant opportunities to enjoy life outdoors. Here’s a look at just a few local favorite destinations.

 

Another state trip for EHS water polo

The Enumclaw High water polo team qualified for the upcoming state tournament with a fourth-place finish at last weekend’s Region I tourney.

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Spartans heading off to state tennis tourney today

Sumner High will be well represented this weekend when the state’s best prep tennis players take the courts.

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Sumner High treks to Spokane, blanked in 4A state soccer

The Sumner High boys soccer team traveled 300 miles only to find the end of the road.

 

Boeing hits it out of the park for veterans and their families

Flo Groberg has seen and experienced more than most people can imagine.…

 

News

Election season begins an filing week ends

Candidates for a wide range of political positions made their intentions known last week, filing with the secretary of state or elections departments in King and Pierce counties. Candidates’ names will first appear on the Aug. 1 primary ballot and, by virtue of Washington’s “top two” system, a pair of finalists — regardless of party affiliation — will advance to November’s general election.

 

Bonney Lake council discussing raising water, sewer rates

The Bonney Lake City Council has spent over a month mulling over proposed increases in water and sewer rates and are one step closer to making a final decision. In a workshop meeting on May 16, the City Council came together to further discuss whether or not residences will have to pay more for their water and sewer usages.

 

Sports

Sumner, Bonney Lake win state baseball games, then fall

The Bonney Lake and Sumner High baseball teams advanced to the state’s Sweet 16 but each found the competition too tough during the regional round of state play.

 

Area track and field athletes headed to state competition

Track and field athletes from all four local high schools will join the springtime extravaganza this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, competing in the state championships.

 

 

Opinion

Carried along the rough waters of Trump

James Comey, recently-fired FBI Director, gained his reputation for integrity when he was Assistant Attorney General during the George W. Bush administration.

 

Hope is around the corner

Is there hope for Black Diamond?

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Life

Once transformed, we live a tale as old as time | Church Corner

My wife and I recently watched the live movie version of “Beauty and the Beast.” It is indeed a “tale as old as time.”

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Marketplace

Five Creative Skills You Can Learn in One Weekend

Nurture your creative instincts with classes by local experts

 

Boeing making history

For 75 Years Boeing Renton has pushed the frontiers of aviation

 

Boeing in Puget Sound

Puget Sound-made 737 MAX 9 completes successful first flight

 

Learn the art of telling tales from Hollywood experts right in Seattle

TheFilmSchool enlists Pixar, Disney and more to teach storytelling

 

Business

Time to ax Amtrak passenger service to Chicago

Last month, a Wall Street Journal editorial hit the nail on the head recommending Amtrak focus its limited funds on shorter more heavily traveled routes between Washington, D.C., and Boston.

 

Customer satisfaction is one job

It may take United Airlines years to overcome the public relations nightmare of a doctor being dragged off an overbooked flight by Chicago police. That one incident not only sparked costly litigation, but could well impact the company’s bottom line and expansion plans.

 

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