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Sawmill Creek fire update | Department of Natural Resources

Plateau residents wakes to smoke; air quality moderate to unhealthy for sensitive groups.

  • Sep 18th, 2017 3:00pm

Crystal Mountain Resort evacuation ordered due to Norse Peak fire

Staff and visitors are being evacuated to Greenwater Community Center.

  • Sep 5th, 2017 10:03am

This strange work of writing and wondering | Our Corner

It’s an amalgamation of talk, tattling and at times tawdry titters, all under the headline of truth sleuthing.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 10:30am

Enumclaw cross country team does trail work at Nolte State Park

The Enumclaw High School cross country team joined state park employees on Aug. 17 to spread about 18 yards of crushed rock around the trail in order to prevent erosion and improve the surface.

  • Aug 29th, 2017 9:51am

Enumclaw mayoral candidate announces treatment for lymphoma

“I have been living with it and dealing with it,” Jan Molinaro said. “It was caught very early on, which is very good news.”

  • Aug 22nd, 2017 11:15am

Trying to make sense of all this ‘discraziness’ | Our Corner

As a pick-me-up and drop-me-on-my-head bucket of fun, I have been trying to follow the unhealth care machinations in the U.S. Senate. It is the best situation comedy available on the hundreds of channels that entertain us with sunbathing fish and bugs in bathing suits.

  • Aug 18th, 2017 10:00am

Gold Rush Dancer wins the Longacres Mile

The 4-year-old California-bred colt by Private Gold out of Dances on Water took the lead out of the third post position before settling in second off the leader, Dedicated to You, in the first quarter mile, which ran at 22.4 seconds.

  • Aug 16th, 2017 12:00pm

Vote for the Best of the Plateau

Vote for your favorite Plateau entertainment event, restaurant, person and many other categories.

  • Aug 11th, 2017 3:09pm

2017 Washington Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Association summer yearling and mixed sale Aug. 22

51st summer auction of the most promising yearlings from the region.

  • Aug 10th, 2017 3:20pm

Fire teams battle Burnt Mountain and East Fork No. 2 fires

Firefighters staged at Thunder Mountain Middle School

  • Aug 14th, 2017 10:26am

Woman rescued along Green River

Rope teams were brought to the Kummer Bridge after a woman fell from a trail above the Green River.

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 10:47pm

Four rescued by emergency personnel from Enumclaw ravine

Four people were rescued from below the Kummer Bridge off of the Enumclaw-Black Diamond Highway.

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 7:56pm

Legislators find formula for basic education funds

Rep. Pat Sullivan and Sen. Joe Fain, legislators from the 47th District, were two of the principal negotiators who helped find the final pieces of the McCleary puzzle.

  • Jul 25th, 2017 10:30am

Babble, babble boil and bomb

I have always been interested in languages. Since my first Spanish class…

  • Jul 20th, 2017 4:22pm

Miners Day 2017|Photo Gallery

On July 8, Miners Day took place in Black Diamond, Washington. Miners…

  • Jul 13th, 2017 3:20pm

Tunes@Tapps begins concert series

Allan Yorke Park was filled with the sound of the Generals 7 Dixie Land Band.

  • Jul 12th, 2017 5:03pm

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