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House Democrats may have found a solution

After years of futility in targeting the wealthy, House Democrats may have divined an approach to achieve some of the political and financial dividends they’ve been seeking.

  • Apr 14th, 2017 12:57pm

Where basketball and horses meet

Many of us have our past adventures pop up in a variety of ways. Joe LaDuca’s days of old came back in the best of circumstances.

  • Apr 12th, 2017 12:30pm

Anthony Wright appointed to Enumclaw City Council

Seat was vacated by Mike Sando March 27.

  • Apr 14th, 2017 10:58pm

A trainer’s life remembered

There will be an empty spot at Emerald Downs this season.

  • Apr 7th, 2017 10:30am

Let the racing begin

Horses, pounding hoofs, happy or mopey bettors — the smell of thoroughbreds running — opening night at Emerald Downs is Saturday.

  • Apr 6th, 2017 1:35pm

The secret in the classroom revealed

Cellphones have become the talk of the town in Washington, D.C. with suspicion of talking to and listening to whom.

  • Mar 29th, 2017 10:30am

Mike Sando resigns Enumclaw City Council seat citing work responsibility and disagreement with council direction

Former councilman points to pursuit of narrow and individual interests

  • Mar 27th, 2017 10:59pm

21-year-old man shot in Enumclaw

Man shot in neck, taken to St. Joseph Medical Center in critical condition.

  • Mar 26th, 2017 9:31pm

Enumclaw has proven talent across spring rosters

The Enumclaw boys and girls track and field team is ready for another season of competition.

  • Mar 15th, 2017 10:00am

Enumclaw fastpitch on the hunt for state championship; baseball ready for Osborne

The Enumclaw Hornets fastpitch team will open another season March 15, and another drive for the state championship. The Hornets have been one of the premier fastpitch programs in the state.

  • Mar 9th, 2017 11:00am

Enumclaw boys play three games at 4A state basketball champship | Photo Gallery

Hornets win first and lose two at Tacoma Dome.

  • Mar 4th, 2017 3:38pm

Panthers claim state wrestling championship

The Bonney Lake boys wrestling team took home its first Mat Classic 3A state championship trophy Saturday at the Tacoma Dome. The quest for the trophy came down to the final match. The Panthers and Kelso battled all day for the lead.

  • Feb 21st, 2017 11:22am

Sumner takes 7th in gymnastics; Spartans and Enumclaw swam in state

The state gymnastic championship meet featured girls from Sumner, Enumclaw, Bonney Lake and White River high schools. The meet was Thursday through Saturday at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall.

  • Feb 21st, 2017 11:23am

Sunday morning crash near Enumclaw

One injured transported to Harborview Medical Center

  • Feb 5th, 2017 10:00pm

National Weather Service releases winter storm warning for east Puget Sound region

Possible snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches by 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6.

  • Feb 5th, 2017 9:14pm

Black Diamond legal troubles mount

The tangled web of trouble in Black Diamond appeared to tighten at the Thursday special meeting.

  • Dec 27th, 2016 11:05am

EHS athletes set for winter competition

The Enumclaw Hornets gymnastic team is ready for another stellar season.

  • Dec 14th, 2016 10:38am

Changes at the top for EHS hoop program

The Enumclaw girls basketball team opened the season with a new coach and a mix of new and returning varsity athletes.

  • Dec 6th, 2016 11:00am

Sumner High’s Webster captures 4A dive title

The Sumner Spartans girls swim team cracked the Top 10 and grabbed a state diving championship.

  • Nov 15th, 2016 10:16am

White River is top local entry at state cross country meet

The powerhouse White River girls cross country team, led by Courtney Gelmini, placed in the top 10 at the Class 2A state cross country championship after winning the district crown Nov. 12.

  • Nov 10th, 2016 1:06pm

Phil Fortunato winning in 31st District, Pam Poach trails Carolyn Edmond in Pierce County Council race

Updated Nov. 11 at 3:45 p.m. The first election results from the…

  • Nov 14th, 2016 3:20pm

State House Position No. 2 debate | Part 3

Editor's note: Lane Walthers and Phil Fortunato are seeking the 31st District State House Position No. 2 seat, which is an open position. The two candidates participated in a three-part debate that is being published in the Courier-Herald and Auburn Reporter. This is the part three of the State House debate. Part one was published in the Oct. 5 edition of the Courier-Herald, part two was published in the Oct. 12 edition and both can be found online at www.courierherald.com.

  • Oct 20th, 2016 5:00pm

State House Position No. 2 debate | Part 3

Editor's note: Lane Walthers and Phil Fortunato are seeking the 31st District State House Position No. 2 seat, which is an open position. The two candidates participated in a three-part debate that is being published in the Courier-Herald and Auburn Reporter. This is the part three of the State House debate. Part one was published in the Oct. 5 edition of the Courier-Herald, part two was published in the Oct. 12 edition and both can be found online at www.courierherald.com.

  • Oct 20th, 2016 4:29pm

State House Position No. 2 debate | Part 2

Editor's note: Lane Walthers and Phil Fortunato are seeking the 31st District State House Position No. 2 seat, which is an open position. The two candidates are participating in a three-part debate that is being published in the Courier-Herald and Auburn Reporter. This is the part two of the State House debate. Part one was published in the Oct. 5 edition of the Courier-Herald and it can be found online at www.courierherald.com.

  • Oct 13th, 2016 6:39pm

State House Position No. 2 debate | Part 2

Lane Walthers and Phil Fortunato are seeking the 31st District State House Position No. 2 seat, which is an open position. The two candidates are participating in a three-part debate that is being published in the Courier-Herald and Auburn Reporter. This is the part two of the State House debate. Part one was published in the Oct. 5 edition of the Courier-Herald and it can be found online at www.courierherald.com.

  • Oct 13th, 2016 4:42pm

Falling back on the Constitution | Our Corner

Well hasn't this election cycle been a sloppy bucket of fun.

  • Oct 12th, 2016 9:15pm

Falling back on the Constitution | Our Corner

Well hasn't this election cycle been a sloppy bucket of fun.

  • Oct 12th, 2016 9:10pm

State House Position No. 2 debate | Part 1

Editor's note: Lane Walthers and Phil Fortunato are seeking the 31st District State House Position No. 2 seat that was previously held by Rep. Chris Hurst, D-Greenwater. Hurst decided not to seek re-election. The two candidates are participating in a three-part debate that will published in the Courier-Herald and Auburn Reporter. This is the part one of the State House debate.

  • Oct 6th, 2016 6:10pm

Fire on Harding Street in Enumclaw

Shortly after 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, a fire broke out in what appeared to be a detached garage or building in the 1500 block of Harding Street in Enumclaw.

  • Sep 20th, 2016 4:01am

Fire on Harding Street in Enumclaw

Shortly after 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, a fire broke out in what appeared to be a detached garage or building in the 1500 block of Harding Street in Enumclaw.

  • Sep 20th, 2016 4:01am

Enumclaw squads primed for fall success | 2016 Fall Sports Previews

The Enumclaw volleyball team returns to the floor with a team that will surprise some squads.

  • Sep 8th, 2016 6:03pm

California invader Point Piper wins Longacres Mile with dramatic stretch win

California invader Point Piper came into Emerald Downs Sunday, Aug. 14, and won the $200,000 Grade 3 Longacres Mile setting a track record in 1 minute, 32.9 seconds.

  • Aug 19th, 2016 5:46pm

California invader Point Piper winds Longacres Mile with dramatic stretch

California invader Point Piper came into Emerald Downs Sunday, Aug. 14, and won the $200,000 Grade 3 Longacres Mile setting a track record in 1 minute, 32.9 seconds.

  • Aug 19th, 2016 4:31pm

Perhaps a Pie brings victory for Enumclaw trainer

Long shot Perhaps a Pie took the lead in the at 1-1/8 miles Emerald Downs Distaffand ran straight to the winner's circle.

  • Aug 16th, 2016 6:15pm

Primary election results | Aug. 2

The following are the first returns from the Aug. 2 primary election. Election results are updated daily at about 4 p.m. The results will be certified Aug. 16 by the Canvassing Board.

  • Aug 3rd, 2016 5:14pm

Primary election results | Aug. 2

The following are the first returns from the Aug. 2 primary election. Election results are updated daily at about 4 p.m. The results will be certified Aug. 16 by the Canvassing Board.

  • Aug 3rd, 2016 9:03pm

3A/2A fastpitch district tournament first-round results

The results of the 3A/2A fastpitch district tournament has been reporter by Kevin Hanson who is at Sprinker.

  • May 20th, 2016 9:36pm

2 car collision near Buckley side of White River Bridge | Collision Cleared

UPDATE: Collision cleared, traffic flow normal.

  • May 20th, 2016 9:00pm

And the 2016 political race is on | Our Corner

Here we go round the political bush.

  • May 19th, 2016 6:13pm

The 2016 political race is on | Our Corner

Here we go round the political bush. This is the week candidates sign on the line to run for various elected offices that do the day-to-day work of governing.

  • May 19th, 2016 5:26pm

OK, what exactly is a ‘swipe’? | Our Corner

I bought a new phone.

  • May 5th, 2016 6:43pm

OK, what exactly is a ‘swipe’? | Our Corner

I bought a new phone. The phone I had was dandy, but like all computer devices it is meant to croak at the most rotten time possible.

  • May 5th, 2016 4:38pm

East Pierce Fire and Rescue levy passing | Election Results

The East Pierce Fire and Rescue levy lid lift was passing based on the first results posted Tuesday evening.

  • Apr 27th, 2016 5:48am

Enumclaw/King County Fire District 28 levy passing

The Enumclaw Fire Department/King County Fire District 28 levy was passing with the first election results posted Tuesday evening.

  • Apr 27th, 2016 4:36am

Enumclaw Friendship House manager guilty on one count of second degree theft

Jamie M. Casteel, the former manager of the Friendship House located in Enumclaw, was found guilty of second degree theft in King County Superior Court March 31.

  • Apr 21st, 2016 5:00pm

Opera shines light on Mr. Fun Guy | Our Corner

After careful and painstaking deliberation, I have decided it is time to disclose my secret identity that I have kept shrouded behind my newspaper editor facade. In real life, I am Mr. Fun Guy.

  • Apr 1st, 2016 10:35pm

Opera shines light on Mr. Fun Guy | Our Corner

After careful and painstaking deliberation, I have decided it is time to disclose my secret identity that I have kept shrouded behind my newspaper editor facade. In real life, I am Mr. Fun Guy.

  • Mar 31st, 2016 8:00pm

Fire District 28 rolls out April levy lift measure

The question of how much Plateau voters are willing to pay for fire and emergency medical service returns to the ballot April 26. It is a question every fire district, department or regional fire authority in the state must wrestle with on a continuing basis.

  • Mar 25th, 2016 11:21pm

EHS spring standouts driving for state honors | 2016 Spring Sports Previews

Girls relay squad among best in the state

  • Mar 15th, 2016 10:34pm

Rothermel pleads guilty to child rape

Ryan Allan Rothermel entered guilty pleas Friday to three counts of third-degree child rape.

  • Mar 15th, 2016 5:30pm