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Panthers, Spartans finish strong at subregional tourney | Wrestling

Wrestling was name of the game Friday and Saturday at the 3A South Puget Sound League Subregional Tournament and the Bonney Lake boys team took second with 221 points and Sumner third with 198.

  • Feb 9th, 2015 11:17pm

Gymnasts prepare for districts

The Bonney Lake and Sumner gymnastic teams traveled to Peak Gymnastics in Enumclaw for a meet with the Hornets and Tahoma High.

  • Feb 2nd, 2015 11:56pm

Help! Aliens abducted my hair | Our Corner

Last week I wrote a story for the Journal of San Juan Islands and I think I finally found some fans. I wrote about a UFO sighting in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. It’s the first UFO story I have ever written and, amazingly, no one is calling demanding I be replaced with a well-dressed mannequin draped in apparent hair.

  • Feb 2nd, 2015 11:49pm

King County Fire District 28 finds solutions in 2015 budget

Time and necessity heals many troubles and King County Fire District 28 provides a good example of individuals coming together despite personal differences. The opening months of 2014 for the district Board of Commissioners at times looked like a wrestling match gone goofy with open hostility among board members as well as the public.

  • Jan 20th, 2015 3:41am

“Book TV” made me a constitution expert | Our Corner

About a week ago, I was minding my own madness when suddenly I found myself being harangued because I could not name a TV show I like or follow. I won’t reveal the names of those who were badgering me in the office; we will just refer to them as Brandy Pickering and Kathy McCauley (the creative goddesses).

  • Jan 20th, 2015 12:00am

Enumclaw Hornets earn big road win at Sumner | Slideshow

The ball rolled right for the Hornet girls Friday and the team came home from Sumner with a 50-45 win, handing the Spartans their first loss of the season.

  • Jan 17th, 2015 12:03am

Spartans no longer undefeated

It was a win-loss ride for the Spartan girls last weekend on the parquet. The Sumner basketball team lost to Enumclaw Friday 50-45 at home in a South Puget Sound League 3A game. It was the girls first loss of the season.Coach Jordan Moog wrote in an email, “Friday was a rough game for us, but good reminder.”

  • Jan 12th, 2015 10:21pm

Enumclaw drops game to Panthers | Girls Basketball

The Enumclaw girls basketball team lost to Bonney Lake 43-30 at home Tuesday.

  • Jan 7th, 2015 9:22pm

Bonney Lake wrestler takes championship

The Panther and Spartan wrestling teams took to the mats at the All South Puget Sound League tournament Friday and Saturday at Auburn High School.Bonney Lake scored 124.25 as a team taking 10th and Sumner was 12th with 113.5.

  • Jan 5th, 2015 11:28pm

Two champions for Enumclaw at SPSL wrestling tournament | Slideshow

Hunter Haney took first in the 126 pound division beating Beau Shatto from Rogers 5-3 at the South Puget Sound League wrestling tournament Saturday.

  • Jan 5th, 2015 7:50am

Enumclaw girls basketball team dominates Fife | Slideshow

The Hornets hosted Fife Friday at home and won 54-33 then beat Rogers Saturday 57-43.

  • Jan 5th, 2015 7:50am

Bonney Lake boys basketball team vs. Lindbergh | Slideshow

The Panthers lost to Lindbergh at Bonney Lake High and play Enumclaw Tuesday.

  • Jan 5th, 2015 7:52am

Panthers takes 10th at SPSL wrestling tournament | Slideshow

Bonney Lake's Brandon Kaylor brought home a 106 pound championship from the South Puget Sound League wrestling tournament Saturday.

  • Jan 5th, 2015 7:53am

Enumclaw High December gymnastics meets | Slideshow

The Enumclaw High had two gymnastic meets in December, both at Peak Gymnastics.

  • Jan 3rd, 2015 1:19am

Top 10 stories of 2014 | Enumclaw Courier-Herald

As 2014 comes to a close the Enumclaw Courier-Herald looks back at some of the top stories of the year.

  • Jan 2nd, 2015 7:12pm

Governor pitches biennial spending package

Gov. Jay Inslee met with Sound Publishing reporters and editors Thursday at the Bellevue Reporter office to discuss the executive branch’s 2015-17 budget proposal. Inslee’s office released the budget documents, which will be taken up by the Legislature when the regular session convenes Jan. 12. The coming session is scheduled to end April 27.

  • Dec 26th, 2014 9:53pm

Santa Claus rides Enumclaw fire truck and collects food and toys with Fugate Ford truck | Slideshow

Santa Claus traveled the streets of Enumclaw from Dec. 10 to Saturday riding on top of the Fire District 28 fire truck during the annual Santa Run.

  • Dec 18th, 2014 7:05pm

Gifting tips for clueless men | Our Corner

Christmas is time of joy and many zippy yippees, except for boy-men who have to buy gifts for their wives or girlfriends.

  • Dec 15th, 2014 10:48pm

Sheriff’s office air support assists Enumclaw police search for suspect

Enumclaw police assisted in search for shooting suspect.

  • Dec 11th, 2014 6:34pm

Enumclaw girls wrestling team looking for championship | Preview

The girls wrestling team at Enumclaw High is on a championship quest.

  • Dec 10th, 2014 4:02am

Enumclaw boys swim and dive starting with victories | Preview

The Enumclaw High boys swim and dive team opened its season with a dominating victory over Bonney Lake, showing both the depth and strength of the squad.

  • Dec 10th, 2014 3:55am

New girlfriend was just a touch away | Dennis Box

There is hope for the modern world, discovered in the most unlikely of devices.

  • Dec 6th, 2014 12:08am

My newfound Jinni Positioning System | Our Corner

In the past, my cellphone has masqueraded as a demon device suddenly calling strangers or refusing to ring when God is calling.

  • Dec 2nd, 2014 6:02pm

Bonney Lake man charged with human trafficking

A 32-year-old Bonney Lake man, Ricky Lee Grundy Jr., was charged Nov. 14 with four felonies in Kitsap County, the result of a multi-agency operation involving human trafficking, child prostitution and child rape.

  • Nov 24th, 2014 5:12pm

Panthers and Spartans place at state swim meet

The Bonney Lake and Sumner girls swim teams competed Friday and Saturday in the 3A state meet at the King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way

  • Nov 18th, 2014 12:05am

Spartans and Panthers at state

The Bonney Lake and Sumner girls soccer teams both ended the season in the first round of the 3A state tournament Nov. 12.

  • Nov 18th, 2014 12:04am

High winds whip the Plateau

An eastern wind sailed down the west face of the Cascades Nov. 11, slamming into the Plateau and the surrounding area while knocking down trees, power lines, fences and anything not nailed or weighted down.

  • Nov 17th, 2014 11:35pm

Bonney Lake boys and Sumner girls run at state 3A meet | Cross Country

The Bonney Lake boys team came in 16th with 344 points and the Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. The top finisher was junior Brock Frame coming in 41st in 16 minutes, 28.13 seconds.

  • Nov 10th, 2014 11:54pm

Wild early-morning scene ends with two arrested in Enumclaw

An incident involving an off-duty King County Sheriff’s deputy and a juvenile female escalated early Sunday morning into a confusing scene with possible charges of assault and driving under the influence.

  • Nov 4th, 2014 2:05am

Panthers, Spartans advance to state tourney | Cross Country

The Bonney Lake boys cross country team took third at the West Central District meet scoring 124.

  • Nov 3rd, 2014 11:56pm

Sumner sends two cross country runners to state meet | Slideshow

Two Sumner cross country runners qualified for state at the West Central District meet Saturday, Nov. 1, at American Lake Golf Course in Lakewood.

  • Nov 3rd, 2014 5:21am

Samantha Engebretsen takes district silver, Enumclaw girls advances to state cross country meet | Slideshow

The Hornets ran fifth as a team scoring 130, punching a ticket to the state meet Nov. 8 at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco.

  • Nov 3rd, 2014 5:49am

31st District Senate debate: Part III | Rep. Cathy Dahlquist responds, Sen. Pam Roach does not

This is the final installment of the in-paper debate between Rep. Cathy Dahlquist, R-Enumclaw, and Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn – the two candidates vying for the 31st District seat in the state Senate.

  • Oct 23rd, 2014 7:08pm

Enumclaw finds the victory column and shot at postseason | Prep Football

Enumclaw High again jumped into the victory column Friday night, beating Auburn Riverside 23-13 at Pete’s Pool.

  • Oct 20th, 2014 11:56pm

Plateau Bras for the Cause at St. Elizabeth Hospital | Slideshow

The Plateau Bras for the Cause event was Thursday at St. Elizabeth Hospital

  • Oct 17th, 2014 7:12pm

Roger Maris: The cool guy | Dennis Box

Kolton Wong hit an inside pitch out of the park Sunday to hand the St. Louis Cardinals a win over the San Francisco Giants in the National League Championship Series.

  • Oct 15th, 2014 6:30pm

31st District Senate debate between Rep. Cathy Dahlquist and Sen. Pam Roach: Part II

This is the second installment of an in-paper debate between Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn, and Rep. Cathy Dahlquist, R-Enumclaw, the two candidates vying for the 31st District seat in the state Senate.

  • Oct 14th, 2014 6:58pm

Game winner took me back to 1961 | Our Corner

Kolton Wong hit an inside pitch out of the park Sunday to hand the St. Louis Cardinals a win over the San Francisco Giants in the National League Championship Series.

  • Oct 13th, 2014 8:15pm

31st District Senate debate between Rep. Cathy Dahlquist and Sen. Pam Roach: Part I

The editorial staff of The Courier-Herald will be conducting an in-paper debate between Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn, and Rep. Cathy Dahlquist, R-Enumclaw, the two candidates for the 31st District state Senate seat.

  • Oct 7th, 2014 11:37pm

Enumclaw football takes win over Bonney Lake – Auburn Mountainview next | Slideshow

The Enumclaw Hornets traveled to Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner Friday night and brought home a hard-fought 35-28 win over Bonney Lake.

  • Oct 2nd, 2014 10:38pm

SLIDESHOW | East Pierce Fire and Rescue Open House

The East Pierce Fire Department held its Open House for families and children on Sept. 27. Kids had the opportunity to train like a firefighter, learn CPR skills, and even talk to airlift pilots.

  • Sep 30th, 2014 8:22pm

Enumclaw Hornets beat Bonney Lake Panthers | Prep Football

The Enumclaw Hornets pulled out a win on the road over the Bonney Lake Panthers 35-28.

  • Sep 27th, 2014 6:37am

Enumclaw falls to Eastside Catholic, Sumner Spartans next | Prep Football

The Enumclaw Hornets traveled to Eastside Catholic and lost 44-0. The team is 1-1 overall and it has not played a league game.

  • Sep 13th, 2014 5:28pm

Frank Lucarelli’s undefeated Trackattacker wins Dennis Dodge Stakes | Emerald Downs

Frank Lucarelli, who lives in Enumclaw, made another trip to the winner's circle Sunday to take the win picture with unbeaten 2-year-old Trackattacker.

  • Sep 9th, 2014 12:10am

EHS ready to do battle in new-look league

The Enumclaw Hornets open the 2014 season loaded with talent and ready to do battle in a newly-aligned South Puget Sound League 3A.

  • Aug 30th, 2014 6:56pm

Frank Osborne: A life of teaching and baseball | Dennis Box

A baseball life. If one incomplete sentence can sum up Frank Osborne’s life, those three words may come close, while still falling short.

  • Aug 26th, 2014 10:23pm

A baseball life has come to an end | Our Corner

A baseball life. If one incomplete sentence can sum up Frank Osborne’s life, those three words may come close, while still falling short.

  • Aug 25th, 2014 9:45pm

White River activity coordinator enters not guilty plea for theft | Pierce County Superior Court

A former assistant coordinator for the White River School District’s Community Activity Program, Vic L. Robbins, has been charged with first-degree theft by the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney Office.

  • Aug 18th, 2014 11:36pm

Pam Roach and Cathy Dahlquist showdown in November | 31st District primary election results

The Aug. 5 primary narrowed the field of prospective political candidates in the 31st District and set up the high-noon showdown in the race for the district's seat in the Senate.

  • Aug 12th, 2014 5:34pm

I’m all alone in the newsroom | Our Corner

I have officially become fogey. How and when I slipped down that slope is a conundrum to me, but all the young reporters working for me have confirmed my fogeyness.

  • Aug 12th, 2014 5:35pm