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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

Fatal rollover accident on SR 165 near Wilkeson | East Pierce Fire and Rescue

East Pierce Fire and Rescue responded to a vehicle crash near Wilkeson in the 14700 block of state Route 165.

  • Mar 11th, 2016 5:29am

Enumclaw fastpitch, baseball ready to roll | 2016 Spring Sports Previews

When Quinn Breidenbach throws her first pitch March 18 against Tahoma, the Hornet hurler will be in her final campaign to show she has the best stuff in the state.

  • Mar 8th, 2016 7:13pm

Milk truck rolls near Enumclaw, SR 164 closed both directions | WSDOT

WSDOT is reporting a milk truck rolled over near the intersection of state Route 164 and SR 169 in Enumclaw.

  • Mar 8th, 2016 7:12am

Enumclaw boys come up short against Stanwood

The Enumclaw High boys took their hoops show to the regional round of the 3A state tournament.

  • Mar 1st, 2016 8:30pm

White River girls basketball team finish season in regional tournament | Slideshow

The White River girls basketball team completed a successful season at the regional tournament losing to Washougal 40-34.

  • Feb 29th, 2016 6:51am

Enumclaw boys basketball team falls to Stanwood in regional tournament | Slideshow

The Enumclaw boys basketball team reached the regional tournament and played Stanwood Saturday at Rogers High losing 77-67.

  • Feb 29th, 2016 6:45am

Enumclaw High School fourth in state gymnastics

Gymnasts from Enumclaw, Bonney Lake and Sumner competed at the Class 2A/3A state gymnastics championships Friday and Saturday in the Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall.

  • Feb 25th, 2016 5:52pm

Local wrestlers shine at Mat Classic; EHS ties for fifth

Wrestlers from Bonney Lake and Enumclawhoisted championship trophies Saturday, the final day of the 3A Mat Classic at the Tacoma Dome. The annual state wrestling tournament, which has been throwing mats out since 1923, began Friday and wrapped up with the final rounds Saturday evening.

  • Feb 26th, 2016 12:10am

Local wrestlers shine at Mat Classic

Wrestlers from Bonney Lake and Enumclaw hoisted championship trophies Saturday, the final day of the 3A Mat Classic at the Tacoma Dome. The annual state wrestling tournament, which has been throwing mats out since 1923, began Friday and wrapped up with the final rounds Saturday evening.

  • Feb 23rd, 2016 6:33pm

Rules, carrots and vertical superiority | Our Corner

Rules are a funny thing. Rules, laws and all the things our mothers told us we had to do often bring out late stages of lunacy. That is certainly not the case with me.

  • Feb 4th, 2016 7:02pm

Rules, carrots and vertical superiority | Our Corner

Rules are a funny thing. Rules, laws and all the things our mothers told us we had to do often bring out late stages of lunacy. That is certainly not the case with me.

  • Feb 4th, 2016 7:00pm

Update | Stranded man rescued near Mud Mountain Dam

King County Search and Rescue and Enumclaw Fire/King County Fire District 28 rescued a hiker stranded over an embankment this morning, Feb 4, in the Mud Mountain Dam area.

  • Feb 4th, 2016 11:26pm

Improving mental health education and treatment on the Plateau

Plateau residents will see an expansion of services available to those suffering from mental illness and family members caring for someone in a crises. The services include education for family, police, educators and medical personal. There will also be more professional services available for those needing treatment.

  • Feb 2nd, 2016 7:40pm

Learning to be awesomesauce | Our Corner

I read an article somewhere last week and learned I am far more out of touch with reality than my daughter, Katy, has led me to believe. I admit I don’t remember who the writer was or where I read it, but I am sure I am not making this up, whatever it is. Let’s delve into it.

  • Jan 28th, 2016 11:24pm

Learning to be awesomesauce | Our Corner

I read an article somewhere last week and learned I am far more out of touch with reality than my daughter, Katy, has led me to believe. I admit I don’t remember who the writer was or where I read it, but I am sure I am not making this up, whatever it is. Let’s delve into it.

  • Jan 28th, 2016 11:18pm

Reading the bones of an Editor | Our Corner

I was at the Journal of San Juan Island newspaper office last week and noticed one of the top 10 stories from 2015 was the discovery of a dinosaur bone on Sucia Island.

  • Jan 21st, 2016 7:03pm

Reading the bones of an Editor | Our Corner

I was at the Journal of San Juan Island newspaper office last week and noticed one of the top 10 stories from 2015 was the discovery of a dinosaur bone on Sucia Island.

  • Jan 21st, 2016 7:00pm

King County Fire District 28 to place levy lid lift on April ballot

During the Jan. 11 meeting of the King County Fire District 28 commissioners, the board voted unanimously to place a levy lid lift on the April 26 ballot.

  • Jan 19th, 2016 5:43pm

Enumclaw man among nine charged with attempted child rape

The Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office has charged nine suspects with attempted child rape, including a 48-year-old Enumclaw man.

  • Jan 4th, 2016 11:20pm

Resolving to do resolution lists | Our Corner

Resolutions are for people with goals, a plan and a purpose in life. Like the kid in the front row in third grade who always raised his hand because he knew the answer, and Mrs. Marsupial with her bride of Frankenstein mop would crack a scary smile and all the brats in the back would pretend to gag (not me of course — I never got in trouble).

  • Dec 31st, 2015 6:37pm

Resolving to do resolution lists | Our Corner

Resolutions are for people with goals, a plan and a purpose in life. Like the kid in the front row in third grade who always raised his hand because he knew the answer, and Mrs. Marsupial with her bride of Frankenstein mop would crack a scary smile and all the brats in the back would pretend to gag (not me of course — I never got in trouble).

  • Dec 31st, 2015 6:28pm

A gift for Christmas | Our Courner

By special Christmas spirit request from all the goddesses in the office and Ms. Vegan, I will give my last-minute advice on buying gifts for girlfriends, wives and all those who make life worth living.

  • Dec 28th, 2015 6:12pm

Enumclaw Hornets athletes gear up for season | Winter 2015-16 Sports Previews

The Enumclaw boys wrestling team is on a mission this season and it is called back-to-back.

  • Dec 8th, 2015 9:30pm

Enumclaw pulls out win over White River | Boys Basketball

The Enumclaw Hornets boys basketball team pulled out a one point win over White River at home.

  • Dec 5th, 2015 6:54am

White River girls top Enumclaw | Girls Basketball

The White River girls hoops team played the first half of a double header and beat the Enumclaw girls

  • Dec 5th, 2015 3:21am

Enumclaw basketball previews 2015-16 | Winter Sports

Kellen Hall will be walking the sideline for his fifth season as head coach of the Hornet boys basketball team.

  • Dec 2nd, 2015 7:30pm

Tony Ryan finds patience, forgiveness and a second chance

It started simple.

  • Dec 2nd, 2015 2:20am

Enumclaw Christmas tree lighting ceremony | Slideshow

The city of Enumclaw Christmas tree lighting ceremony was Saturday evening at City Hall.

  • Nov 30th, 2015 5:40am

Spartans, Panthers and Hornets swim strong, place high in dive at state meet

The Sumner High girls swim and dive team took 14th place as a team at the Class 3A state meet Saturday with a number of personal-best performances by the girls at the King County Aquatics Center.

  • Nov 17th, 2015 5:51pm

WFDW revises wildlife interaction rules | Department of Fish and Wildlife

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved revisions to rules addressing various sources of conflict between people and wildlife, such as wildlife damaging crops or harming livestock.

  • Nov 16th, 2015 11:12pm

Sumner-Bonney Lake swim and dive teams makes strong showing at 3A state meet

Bonney Lake diver Samantha McCurley places 11th.

  • Nov 15th, 2015 2:46am

Bonney Lake takes Arlington | Football

The Panthers went on the road Friday at beat Arlington.

  • Nov 7th, 2015 5:21am