Brenda Sexton

Buckley crew shines again when it comes to raising money for a good cause

The Buckley Fire Department finished third, raising $19,262, in the Washington/Alaska Chapter of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Scott Firefighter Stairclimb.

Glacier, White River middle schools will join forces

Greater budget reductions will force the White River School District to combine its two middle schools – Glacier and White River – into one starting in September.

Youth Center kids spruce up the trail

The youth at the Enumclaw Youth Center had been trying to find a good date to pick up trash and the President’s Day holiday was the winner.

Enumclaw Water Polo: Gig Harbor thumps EHS water polo at state

Enumclaw lost 20-4 to Gig Harbor in the opening round of the state tournament Wednesday.

Area golfers chipping in at Senior Open

When play opens at Seattle’s Sahalee Country Club Thursday for the U.S. Senior Open, several Plateau area golfers will have a bird’s-eye view of the action.

White River girls wrestling scores fourth-place state finish

Senior Mikaela Kilcup and junior Sam Mitchell led the White River High charge as the Hornets earned a fourth-place team finish Saturday at the 2A state girls wrestling tournament.

School districts wary as special sessions opens

Plateau school leaders are not optimistic about the outcome of the special session Legislators headed into Monday.

Enumclaw spars with University

Saturday’s Dream Duals in Spokane gave the Enumclaw and White River high wrestling teams a glimpse at the competition eastern Washington teams will bring to February’s state tournament.

Enumclaw High earns trip to state robotics championships

In early December, Enumclaw High School’s Team 4213, the Techno-Bots, qualified for the Washington state robotics championships.

Enumclaw office brings agent close to home

A five-minute commute is just one benefit Jeff Fabris has experienced after moving his Lakewood Farmers Insurance business to the corner of Cole Street and Myrtle Avenue.

White River voters will decide replacement levy

What once was called a maintenance and operation levy will now be known as a replacement levy for schools, staff and operations, and the White River School District plans to put its version before voters Feb. 9.

Gallery features Plateau painter

The city of Enumclaw’s Gallery 2010 presents Enumclaw painter John D. Rogers’ Mountains of Color.

EHS art project now on display at the Muckleshoot Library

The learning for Enumclaw High School art students began with Native American artist Katherine Arquette from the Muckleshoot Tribe. The class work that followed her visit centered around resources from Cathy Calvert, the EHS Native American coordinator, and a field trip to the Seattle Art Museum to experience “S’abadeb - The Gifts: Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists.”

SLIDESHOW: Black Diamond School reunion brings back memories

The Black Diamond School reunion brought more than 100 folks together to share memories from Black Diamond High School and the early days of the elementary and middle school program as well

White River wins another league match

The White River High girls tennis team cruised to a 5-0 South Puget Sound League 3A victory over Clover Park Thursday. The Hornets were scheduled to play Bonney Lake Friday, but that match was postponed due to rain.

White River High honored at state FFA convention

It was a sweep for White River High at the annual FFA state convention May 13-18 at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. White River FFA adviser Amy Miller was named the District 2 Outstanding Agriculture Teacher of the Year and White River High Principal Mike Hagadone was chosen Outstanding Administrator of the Year. The WRHS FFA chapter received the Outstanding Agricultural Program of the Year award and chapter member Victoria Marsh landed a coveted spot as a state officer for the 2009-10 school year.

EHS/WRHS TENNIS: EHS doubles move on

Enumclaw High’s Tyler McCarthy and Levi Goodin will advance to the spring West Central District state-qualifying tennis tournament.

Shingle and post-shingle pain can be nerve-wracking

“There’s no way to describe it,” Enumclaw’s Marilyn Hash recalls as she talks about the pain she experienced during a bout with shingles. “There’s very little relief from the pain.”

Enumclaw water polo: EHS water polo drowns Auburn

The Enumclaw High girls water polo team beat Auburn 15-8 May 6.

Allstate opens on Cole Street

When the Enumclaw High School homecoming parade rolled by Mike Huizinga’s window at the corner of Cole Street and Griffin Avenue, he figured he had picked the perfect spot to open his Allstate Insurance office.