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White River High named FBLA’s outstanding local chapters winner

Add 2009 Washington Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Outstanding Local Chapter to the list of accolades the White River High School club has received in six short years of existence.


Nestlé says not now, Black Diamond

It looks like Nestlé Waters North America won’t be setting up shop in Black Diamond.


The Gateway Concert Band to play in Enumclaw and Sumner

The Gateway Concert Band invites the communities of Enumclaw and Sumner to its annual "Name Those Tunes XII" concert at 7 p.m. June 21 at Rotary Park in downtown Enumclaw and June 28 at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Sumner.


Thunder Mountain honored for its move to go green

King County recently acknowledged Enumclaw’s Thunder Mountain Middle School for the waste reduction and recycling program it began with its eighth-grade class in 2008.

White River golfers gaining experience

Desite an 80-32 loss, a more experienced White River High girls golf team took to Canterwood Golf Course to face Peninsula Sept. 15, coach Jer Argo said.

Black Diamond Community Center hosts Night Out

The Black Diamond Community Center will host National Night Out between 5 and 7 p.m. tonight, Aug. 3. As part of this national crime-fighting event,… Continue reading

Five Lady Hornets off to state match

White River wrestling coach Joe Klein was beaming Saturday night. Not only did his boys team put five wrestlers into the state tournament, but so did the Hornets’ girls team. Plus, the Lady Hornets carried home a fourth-place finish from the regional tournament Saturday at Emerald Ridge, finishing one point behind Enumclaw with host Emerald Ridge and Rogers tying for the title.

Pow-Wow set for Friday at Enumclaw High School

Enumclaw School District Native American specialist Cathy Calvert is eager to point out how her program’s dance troupe has grown, noting that 18 students will perform at this year’s Pow-Wow Friday at the Enumclaw High School gymnasium.

White River board delays decision on facilities plan

The White River School Board tabled its six-year capital facilities plan for further review after the board found the report to hold conflicting information. Board members asked Rick LaBoyne, district facilities and transportation services director, to submit a second version that reflects the information more accurately at its 6 p.m. Aug. 13 meeting in the board conference room.

White River golf: Zimmer lands state alternate

White River High senior Casey Zimmer, a South Puget Sound League 3A all-league honorable mention, will serve as the third alternate to the state tournament after finishing up play at the West Central/Southwest Bi-District Golf Tournament May 18 at Eagles Pride Golf Course near Fort Lewis, Wash.

SLIDESHOW: Enumclaw Relay For Life

Saturday and Sunday's rainy weather didn't dampen the spirits or fundraising for the American Cancer Society's Enumclaw Relay For Life. The more than 600 participants,… Continue reading

Andy Holdener’s Expo project caps Eagle Schoout effort

Enumclaw High School senior Andy Holdener can add Eagle Scout to his long list of accomplishments.

4-H group earns best in show at Enumclaw fair

The Enumclaw-based Cascade Home-Ec 4-H leader Jim Olson was bursting with pride as Enumclaw's King County Fair closed its gates. As he was putting the final touches on a plate of beets, a judge from the Washington State Fair Commission handed him the black and white rosette for Best in Show.

EHS SWIM AND DIVE: Bowden, Davenport, two relays set district times

Two individuals and two relay teams qualified for the district girls swim meet right off the blocks Thursday as Enumclaw High beat a far-from-full Clover Park team 150-8.

Artist offers classes to those with mettle

Carol Meeks has been an artist as long as she can remember.

Enumclaw tennis: Nelson, Redman lead Enumclaw

It was hurried and hectic, but the Enumclaw High girls tennis team produced a show for their fans Friday at Clover Park as the league tournament was moved up on the schedule.

Acers snag state U10 softball title

The Acers, made up mostly of athletes from Buckley and Lake Tapps, won four-straight games in the Tri-Cities June 24-26 to earn the first-place trophy.

Health Summit launches challenges

About 100 representatives from the Enumclaw, Buckley and Black Diamond communities attended Thursday’s fourth Enumclaw Regional Healthcare Foundation Health Summit at Thunder Mountain Middle School.

Bedside video helps patients at Enumclaw’s St. Elizabeth Hospital

At Enumclaw Regional Hospital, staff members would stand by a patient’s bedside and explain their upcoming procedure or walk them through their post-operative care. Today, in the technologically advanced St. Elizabeth Hospital, patients get video-on-demand instruction on everything from obstetrics to orthopedics and general topics like wound care and crutch training.

WRHS BOYS WRESTLING: Twelve advance to regionals

White River High may have been nipped by Fife for the subregional championship Saturday, but the Hornets will send 13 into the Region 3 tournament.