Brenda Sexton

Recently-formed Special Olympics program finding success

Plateau area basketball squad heads to Special Olympics state tournament.


A season-opening 10-2 loss to Auburn Riverside Sept. 15 and a 10-9 win over Peninsula Friday left the Enumclaw High boys water polo team with a 1-1 league record to start the season.

EHS GOLF: Erickson aces hole

Jordan Beals shot a 2-over par 38 for medalist honors at Brookdale Golf Course as Enumclaw High topped Franklin Pierce 88-41 Thursday.

Fundraiser to benefit EHS band

A Sweet Escape is what Enumclaw High School band boosters are promising community members at a fundraising dinner, dance and auction they are hosting.

WRHS GOLF: Sherstobitoff scores medalist honors in first varsity start

Johnson leads Lady Hornets in pair of league losses

SLIDESHOW: Collins High School 2009 Graduation

About 30 students graduated from Collins High School June 5, 2009, in the White River High School auditorium.

EHS BOYS SWIM AND DIVE: Cooper flies into state meet

Little changed for Enumclaw High at the West Central District 3A boys swim and dive championships Saturday at Hazen High in Renton. The 200-yard medley relay and individuals Bennon VanHoof, Thomas Petersen and Jesse Skipworth will compete Friday and Saturday at the state championships at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Each had qualified earlier on time or by points during the regular season.

Enumclaw High musicians shine at state contest in Ellensburg

Sam Horn led the Enumclaw High School music contingent with a superior rating and a third-place finish at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest at Central Washington University in Ellensburg. The event was hosted by the Washington Music Educator's Association and the Washington Interscholastic Activity Association and brought together the top high school music students in the state.

Back to school for GRCC Enumclaw

It’s back to school for college students, too, and in Enumclaw that means Green River Community College is opening its doors. According to GRCC Enumclaw’s Diane Anderson, students have been filing through the doors since they opened Aug. 16.

Enumclaw’s Salsbury leads Team Washington to fourth-place golf finish

Enumclaw 15-year-old Tyler Salsbury lead Team Washington to a fourth-place finish out of 12 teams at the Hogan Cup in Portland, Ore., Aug. 15 and 16. Salsbury, who started play with the Hornets Monday, shot an even-par 144 to tie for third place among the 48 elite junior golfers from eight western states and British Columbia.

Buckley workshop streamlines diet and portions for diabetics

With the diagnosis of diabetes comes a barrage of information, notes certified diabetes educator and registered nurse Diane Hagen.

Artwork will find home at wildlife preserve

Students, parents and teachers at Wickersham School of Discovery came up with the perfect plan for the mosaics students created during its partnership with the Pierce County Arts Commission. They’re donating them to Northwest Trek, the 723-acre, free-roaming wildlife park outside Eatonville, Wash.

White River adopts six-period day

White River High School will go back to the six-period bell schedule as a cost-saving effort and an educational enhancement move.

OUR CORNER: Warming up to summer coming

You know that saying, “Stick it where the sun don’t shine?” I think that’s western Washington.

Grant will help build project

White River Alternative Programs teacher Chris Sadler is being recognized as one of the nation’s most innovative educators.

School board told of music program during Kibler stop

When Enumclaw School District music teachers Cindy Killip and Jack Prindle retire in June they will leave behind a comprehensive elementary school music curriculum that creates uniformity across the district.

WRHS WRESTLING: Hornets sail through tough contests

A run against highly-regarded Enumclaw, a win over tough Bonney Lake Thursday and a fourth-place finish Saturday at the W.F. West Bearcat Classic gave White River High’s wrestling team a boost.

Big honor for local post

When the Enumclaw Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1949 received the national VFW’s Fred C. Hall Memorial Outstanding Post Special Project Award Thursday night, no one in the audience at the post home was surprised.

Enumclaw boys basketball defeats Juneau Douglas 69-50

Coleman Clyde, with 15 points, Tarren VanTrojen, 14 points, and Riley Carel, 12, posted double figures as Enumclaw High's boys basketball team swept past Juneau… Continue reading

Domestic violence issues will be in spotlight

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Enumclaw Domestic Violence Task Force and Jennifer Quiroz, community advocate for Domestic Violence Services at the YWCA South King County, will be presenting information and statistics, as well as hosting a public meeting Oct. 20, to bring awareness to the topic that lives in this community.