Brenda Sexton

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WRHS BOYS WRESTLING: Meagher a close second at classic

A 5-2 decision was the difference between first and second place for White River High heavyweight Dave Meagher at the Eastmont Cats Classic Thursday in Wenatchee.

  • Jan 3rd, 2011 10:27pm

WRHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Two champions lift Hornets to team title

When the wrestling stopped Thursday in Auburn, Enumclaw High maintained a slim 11-point lead over the host Trojans for the All South Puget Sound League Championship title.

  • Jan 3rd, 2011 10:26pm

WRHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Fagan’s second-place tops for Lady Hornets

White River High’s Dylan Fagan earned the Lady Hornets’ top finish, second place, at the Dec. 29 South Puget Sound League girls wrestling tournament at Franklin Pierce.

  • Jan 3rd, 2011 10:25pm

School board inks agreement

Despite the pleas of Black Diamond residents to delay their decision, the Enumclaw School Board unanimously approved its Tri-Party School Mitigation Agreement with the city of Black Diamond and developer Yarrow Bay at its Dec. 20 meeting.

  • Dec 28th, 2010 1:27am

SLIDESHOW: St. Elizabeth’s helipad aces test with flying colors

Richard Dickson was excited, but nervous, Thursday morning.

  • Dec 29th, 2010 11:02pm

SLIDESHOW: EHS BOYS WRESTLING: Hornets reel in pair of wins

Vacation doesn’t mean sit back and relax for the Enumclaw High wrestling squad.

  • Dec 29th, 2010 4:41pm

WRHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Fagan scores lone title

Dylan Fagan was White River High’s lone champion at the 33-team Lady Lions Invitational at Auburn Mountainview Dec. 22. Fagan was undefeated on the way to the title, her second in two weeks.

  • Dec 28th, 2010 12:52am

EHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Erskine, Renfrow pick up third place

Three third-place finishes was the best the Enumclaw High girls wrestling team could muster at the Auburn Mountainview tournament Dec. 22 and that wasn’t bad.

  • Dec 28th, 2010 12:51am

Brasier earns Eagle Scout award

Sean Brasier recently became one of the 2 to 3 percent of Boy Scouts to earn the Eagle Scout rank.

  • Dec 28th, 2010 12:48am

Clark spreads goodwill across city

From the time she was a small child, Dorothy Clark has been a giver – a do-gooder.

  • Dec 28th, 2010 12:47am

EHS WRESTLING: Another tourney test for Hornets

With 11 wrestlers in the finals and nine winning titles, the Enumclaw High boys wrestling team picked up its second-straight tournament victory Saturday night at Rogers High in Puyallup.

  • Dec 21st, 2010 12:37am

Top honor given to fast-acting Boy Scout

In March, when Erik Hines came across hikers trying to revive a heart-attack victim on the popular Mount Peak trail in Enumclaw, the Boy Scout and his friend Christopher Hanrahan didn’t hesitate to jump into action.

  • Dec 21st, 2010 12:04am

Crime-solving class is elementary, my dear

A pair of crimes were committed at Mountain Meadow Elementary School Dec. 15.

  • Dec 20th, 2010 11:56pm

Sixteen teachers board certified

Sixteen Plateau-area teachers, eight each from the Enumclaw and White River school districts, recently earned National Board Certification. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction recently made the announcement.

  • Dec 20th, 2010 11:56pm

Hornet robotics team creating a buzz at EHS

In its first year, the Enumclaw High School robotics team qualified for the FIRST Robotics Washington State Championship event Jan. 16 at Sammamish High School.

  • Dec 20th, 2010 11:55pm

Idea blooms into garden

It was an emotional start to Thursday’s school day at Kibler Elementary School as students, staff, community members and parents dedicated a Memorial Garden.

  • Dec 14th, 2010 12:22am

Garden Club receives help from school elves

For almost 30 years, the Enumclaw Garden Club has been decorating the Christmas tree at the Enumclaw Senior Activity Center.

  • Dec 14th, 2010 12:07am

EHS WRESTLING: Hornets win big in Sedro Woolley

Backed by four champions, the Enumclaw High wrestling team carried home the first-place trophy from Saturday’s Spud Wally tournament in Sedro Woolley.

  • Dec 13th, 2010 11:43pm

SLIDESHOW: EHS SWIM AND DIVE: VanHoof sprints to state time in opener

The Enumclaw High boys swim team got the season off to a rip-roaring start Thursday, racing to several district times and a state time during a 136-32 South Puget Sound League 3A win over Bonney Lake in Sumner.

  • Dec 14th, 2010 7:21pm

EHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Paterson, Erskine win three each at tourney

Jade Paterson and Logann Erskine picked up three wins apiece during wrestling tournament action Saturday at Franklin Pierce High.

  • Dec 13th, 2010 11:40pm

WRHS BOYS WRESTLING: Kurtz, Meagher wrestle titles

White River High wrestlers Trevor Kurtz and Dave Meagher won crowns Saturday at the 14-team Panther Invitational in Bonney Lake.

  • Dec 13th, 2010 11:23pm

Weather prompts state to halt 410 project

Motorists traveling west on state Route 410 are going to have to put up with a torn-up road for a few more months.

  • Dec 13th, 2010 11:12pm

Nursing home beauty shop a cut above others

On most Wednesday mornings Bonnie Sambila, Patty Malneritch, Fran Beran and Marge Waldemarson are busy curling hair around rollers, setting permanents and snipping locks.

  • Dec 13th, 2010 10:52pm

Vogel will again head school board

Denise Vogel will continue to serve as the White River School Board’s president.

  • Dec 13th, 2010 10:45pm

OUR CORNER: Mountain sports a big winter draw

I believe the rock at Crystal Mountain is magnetic.

  • Dec 13th, 2010 8:18pm


With two champions each, Enumclaw and White River high wrestling teams finished fifth and sixth, respectively, at Saturday’s 14-team White River Classic.

  • Dec 7th, 2010 5:25pm

EHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Paterson jumps on competition, pins down championship

Enumclaw High’s Jade Paterson pinned Mount Baker’s Chloe Grafwhaller for the heavyweight title Saturday at Yelm’s Jump On It girls wrestling tournament.

  • Dec 6th, 2010 10:44pm

New identity for landmark meat market

The meat case at European Quality Meats in Black Diamond is filled with molochna baloney, lervelat, serdelka, krakivska and krajana, along with more familiar names like kolbasa and kielbasa.

  • Dec 6th, 2010 9:24pm

WRHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Mitchell out for season

Four White River High Hornets finished third with 2-1 records during Saturday’s girls wrestling competition at Emerald Ridge.

  • Dec 7th, 2010 5:26pm

Districts address snow days

The unplanned week off from school may have been great for students at the time, but Plateau area superintendents say the party is over.

  • Dec 6th, 2010 7:57pm

Enumclaw, White River districts announce plans for snow make-up days

When the snow started piling up Nov. 20, Enumclaw and White River school districts closed the doors right up until the two-day Thanksgiving break. Enumclaw had two snow days built into its calendar, meaning students will now be in classes May 27, June 16 and June 17. White River also has used up its built-in snow days. Students who would have seen the last day of school June 14 will now be sitting behind their desks until June 17.

  • Dec 2nd, 2010 12:09am

WRHS BOYS WRESTLING: Hornets stack up well for 2010-11

The switch to Class 2A could bode well for the White River High wrestling team, which finished sixth among 3A schools in February’s state tournament.

  • Nov 29th, 2010 10:45pm

EHS BOYS WRESTLING: Hornets gunning for top

With Hall of Fame coach Lee Reichert back at the helm after a brief retire-rehire moment this fall, Enumclaw High is gunning for another top state finish.

  • Nov 29th, 2010 10:44pm

EHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Despite deep loss, Enumclaw expected to return to Mat Classic

Jerry Scheidt is trying to figure out how to replace Chantelle Bailey. “It’s hard to replace a two-time champion,” Scheidt said.

  • Nov 29th, 2010 10:42pm

EHS SWIM AND DIVE: Talented group returns to the water for Enumclaw

The water and the Hornets are running deep at the Enumclaw Aquatic Center this winter.

  • Nov 29th, 2010 9:45pm

WRHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Hornets return most of February’s state lineup

Four of the five wrestlers White River High’s girls team took to last year’s state tournament placed in the top eight and all four return to the Hornet lineup this season.

  • Nov 29th, 2010 9:36pm

District, tribe agreement now includes vocational programs

The Enumclaw School District and the Muckleshoot Tribe are expanding their cooperative agreement to include vocational programs.

  • Nov 29th, 2010 9:31pm

Former high school wrestling standouts to compete Wednesday night at White River High

White River High graduates Sam Lovelace and Shantel Allstot, along with Enumclaw High graduate and two-time state champion Chantelle Bailey are expected in Buckley Wednesday, Nov. 24, night as Yakima Valley Community College's women's wrestling team takes on Simon Fraser University at 7 p.m. at White River High.

  • Nov 23rd, 2010 5:26pm

City police, auxiliary launch 2010 toy drive

A down economy the past couple years has driven the number of those who need help up and the generosity of the Enumclaw community has responded.

  • Nov 20th, 2010 4:37am

Dahlquist gives up school seat

The Enumclaw School Board kicked off its Nov. 15 meeting with congratulations and cake for board member Cathy Dahlquist, who was recently elected to a 31st District seat in the state House of Representatives.

  • Nov 20th, 2010 4:31am

Grant would preserve prevention programs

Facing funding cuts that would likely decimate drug and alcohol prevention programs, the White River School District is applying for a Pierce County Human Services Chemical Dependency Prevention Services Grant.

  • Nov 20th, 2010 2:45am

Expect high school credit changes

It looks like when all is said and done, students in the class of 2016 – that’s today’s seventh-graders – will need 24 credits to graduate.

  • Nov 20th, 2010 2:44am

Sunrise honors veterans

As Chad Noel read the poem “They Did Their Share” by Joanna Fuchs to his classmates at Sunrise Elementary School during the school’s Veterans Day assembly it brought tears to his eyes.

  • Nov 20th, 2010 2:43am

Foothills falls in top five percent

Foothills Elementary School recently was named a 2010 Washington State School of Distinction by The Center for Educational Effectiveness and the Washington state chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.

  • Nov 20th, 2010 2:43am

EHS art club hosts dinner, auction

The National Art Honor Society at Enumclaw High School isn’t wasting any time getting its name out in the community.

  • Nov 20th, 2010 2:41am

SLIDESHOW: EHS SWIM AND DIVE: Bonthius dives to seventh at state

Enumclaw High junior Erica Bonthius finished seventh at the Class 3A state swim and dive championships Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

  • Nov 16th, 2010 7:02pm

Davenport returns to state meet after major knee surgery

Enumclaw High sophomore Bella Davenport sat nervously waiting for the start of the 100-yard breaststroke Friday night at the Class 3A swim and dive championships.

  • Nov 16th, 2010 7:02pm

Gymnastics team springs up at Enumclaw

Close to 30 girls from Enumclaw High and a few from White…

  • Nov 15th, 2010 11:30pm

Story time veteran turns a page

Step left, step right, wiggle your nose, touch your toes.Step left, step…

  • Nov 9th, 2010 12:32am

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.

  • Nov 9th, 2010 12:14am