Kevin Hanson

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Enumclaw council tweaks budget, prepares for adoption

Members of the Enumclaw City Council took one final opportunity Nov. 28 to massage a spending plan for the coming year, tweaking a few budgetary items and confirming others.

  • Dec 9th, 2016 9:41am

Reichert headed to EHS Hall of Fame

One Hall of Fame induction down, one still to come.

  • Dec 1st, 2016 11:13am

Sumner’s football season ends with loss in 4A semifinals

It’s said that all good things must come to an end – and that’s certainly true at Sumner High, where a remarkable football season was finished by the talented crew from Camas.

  • Nov 29th, 2016 9:44am

Enumclaw stormwater fee draws criticism at last budget meeting

One thing in the budget that will not be approved is the implementation of a stormwater utility. The move was favored by city administration but rejected by members of the Enumclaw City Council.

  • Nov 29th, 2016 9:33am

Sumner’s Coatney is MVP with scoring and leadership

Few players have impacted a team the way Kaylee Coatney did this fall.

  • Nov 23rd, 2016 9:51am

Parades, tree lightings kick off holiday season

Holiday events in Enumclaw, Buckley, Bonney Lake and Sumner.

  • Nov 22nd, 2016 9:52am

Buckley modernizing its garbage collecting system

When it comes to trash collection, the city of Buckley is transitioning toward a modern, automated system.

  • Nov 21st, 2016 11:16am

Sumner advances to state Final Four

The No. 3-ranked Sumner Spartans charged into the Class 4A Final Four with a come-from-behind, 16-13 victory over the Woodinville Falcons.

  • Nov 21st, 2016 11:50am

Buckley ready to adopt 2017 budget

The city of Buckley is close to adopting a 2017 budget that appears healthy, primarily due to a rebounding economy that has revenues outpacing expenditures.

  • Nov 17th, 2016 10:16am

Spartans, Panthers into Elite Eight

Throughout Washington, only eight football teams are still in contention in each classification for a state title – and both Sumner and Bonney Lake high schools find themselves in that elite company.

  • Nov 17th, 2016 10:14am

White River girls fourth in state 2A volleyball

The Hornets won twice on Friday and lost twice on Saturday to cap an impressive season.

  • Nov 16th, 2016 10:37am

Enumclaw council considers funding for outside agencies

As part of each year’s municipal budget, the Enumclaw City Council provides financial relief for agencies that do good work for the community.

  • Nov 16th, 2016 10:10am

Enumclaw resident guilty of attempted rape, child sex abuse

An Enumclaw man has been convicted for his role in the “Net Nanny” undercover operation that played out through the latter part of 2015.

  • Nov 15th, 2016 10:17am

Sumner, White River earn berths in state soccer

White river girls qualify in 2A, open state play against ridgefield

  • Nov 10th, 2016 1:00pm

Sumner, Bonney Lake headed to football playoffs

Sumner High improved to a perfect 10-0 on the season and advanced to the Class 4A state playoffs, all courtesy of a 47-14 pasting of Glacier Peak.

  • Nov 8th, 2016 11:00am

Plateau’s first marijuana grow operation opening in Buckley

Buckley is adding another facet to its weed-friendly persona, as a commercial…

  • Nov 8th, 2016 10:53am

‘Drug drop box’ installed in Enumclaw’s Jim’s Pharmacy

Editor’s note: This article has been updated with the correct address for…

  • Nov 11th, 2016 4:45pm

Time for postseason football

The highly-regarded Sumner Spartans kick off postseason play Friday night, taking on the Glacier Peak Grizzlies. As the higher-seeded team, Sumner hosts the affair. Action begins at 7:30 p.m. at Sunset Chev Stadium on the Sumner High campus.

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 1:38pm

Wilkeson’s Roosevelt Park receiving makeover funds

Pooling money from a myriad of sources – from community rummage sales to a state grant – the town of Wilkeson is on track to renovate Roosevelt Park.

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 9:24am

Enumclaw property tax rate to dip slightly

Tax rates will drop slightly for Enumclaw property owners next year, assuming the current formula holds true.

  • Nov 2nd, 2016 12:15pm

White River girls race to district title; area cross country runners off to state

A day that started with rain showers, ended up with sunny skies…

  • Nov 8th, 2016 10:31am

Lacrosse skill taking Nelson to Colorado

Reilly Nelson, a senior at Bonney Lake High School, will be taking his lacrosse talents to Colorado Mesa University.

  • Nov 1st, 2016 1:10pm

EHS Golfers earn 4A state berth

A quartet of Enumclaw High golfers are headed to the Class 4A state tournament and five others will have one more opportunity to advance to state play.

  • Nov 1st, 2016 11:15am

Buckley sets moratorium on marijuana growing, processing

Buckley is certainly no stranger to marijuana sales – two retail shops operate within the city limits – but local leaders have drawn a line in the sand: no growing and no processing, for now.

  • Oct 26th, 2016 5:01pm

White River explodes for 42-0 victory over Evergreen

The White River Hornets erupted for a season-high 42 points Friday night, shutting out the winless Evergreen High squad in a South Puget Sound League 2A football mismatch.

  • Oct 25th, 2016 6:13pm

Spartans victorious over rams; Panthers slip in final league match

Sumner High did the expected last Friday, crushing the winless Rogers Rams. The South Puget Sound League 4A football game was decided early, as the Spartans scored 10 first-quarter points and added four touchdowns during the second period. With a 38-0 lead at intermission, Sumner eased off in the second half and finished with a 45-7 victory.

  • Oct 25th, 2016 4:39pm

White River football earns second win; Enumclaw slips with 25-19 loss

The White River Hornets picked up their second win of the season Friday night and did so in dramatic fashion.

  • Oct 18th, 2016 6:25pm

Bonney Lake football playing for PCL top honors

First place in the Pierce County League will be on the line Friday when the Bonney Lake Panthers square off against the Lincoln Abes.

  • Oct 18th, 2016 6:20pm

Enumclaw budget proposes stormwater utility, downtown plaza design

The long and laborious process of crafting a municipal budget is playing out everywhere these days and things are no different in Enumclaw City Hall.

  • Oct 18th, 2016 5:01pm

Enumclaw Council signs off on high school plan, talks traffic

Demolition, remodeling and additions to Enumclaw High School have received formal blessing by members of the Enumclaw City Council, who took time to debate traffic changes that will likely accompany the huge project.

  • Oct 12th, 2016 5:35pm

Enumclaw posts 27-15 victory over Federal Way; White River falls to Fife Trojans

By scoring two touchdowns in the second quarter and two more in the fourth the Enumclaw Hornets were able to register a 27-15, Friday night victory over the visiting crew from Federal Way.

  • Oct 11th, 2016 7:17pm

Spartans and Panthers top the football standing

The Sumner Spartans have answered every challenge so far and it shows in both the league standings and the statewide rankings.

  • Oct 11th, 2016 7:11pm

Both Hornets leave Friday games with close losses

The Enumclaw Hornets couldn't overcome a first-half deficit Friday night, eventually falling 34-28 to the Auburn Trojans.

  • Oct 5th, 2016 7:04pm

Hornet girls, boys golf find early season success

The White River High golf team has trounced its opposition during the early portion of the season, with both the Hornet boys and girls winning handily on the way to 5-0 starts.

  • Oct 4th, 2016 6:03pm

410 crash leaves one dead, four injured

An early-morning crash east of Enumclaw left one young person dead and four others hospitalized.

  • Oct 3rd, 2016 10:25pm

Enumclaw takes out Decatur in final minutes

A thrilling 35-32, Friday night victory over the Decatur Gators improved Enumclaw High's record to 1-1 in NPSL 4A Olympic Division play, 2-2 overall.

  • Sep 29th, 2016 6:00pm

Sumner wins 4A showdown against Graham-Kapowsin

Big-time players made big-time plays. It's an ultimate sports cliché, but it's true. And nowhere was it more evident than on the turf of Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner, where the host Spartans defeated Graham-Kapowsin 34-27 in a Thursday night feature.

  • Sep 29th, 2016 5:10pm

New drop boxes around King County ready for presidential election

With the 2016 general election on the horizon, King County is hoping its new ballot "drop boxes" – like the one installed at the Enumclaw library – will give voters a greater opportunity to make their voices heard.

  • Sep 28th, 2016 6:30pm

Enumclaw secures street improvement funds for 2017

With revenue streams flowing freely, Enumclaw can now go about the business of improving city streets.

  • Sep 28th, 2016 11:05pm

Foothills Trail bridge near top of to-do list

For the many dedicated users of the Foothills Trail, a long-awaited dream appears headed toward political reality.

  • Sep 27th, 2016 10:35pm

Enumclaw accepts grant to improve Expo Center

Council also makes progress on changes to who manages the city cemetery, makes natural gas service to Auburn residents official

  • Sep 22nd, 2016 5:59pm

Enumclaw accepts grant to improve Expo Center

Council also makes progress on changes to who manages the city cemetery, makes natural gas service to Auburn residents official

  • Sep 22nd, 2016 5:59pm

Area teams win three of four games | FRIDAY FOOTBALL

Friday victories go to White River, Sumner and Bonney Lake

  • Sep 17th, 2016 8:36am

Enumclaw school construction smooth, no big issues

The start of a school year is always an exciting and interesting time, with students returning to classrooms, teachers preparing lesson plans and homes suddenly much quieter.

  • Sep 14th, 2016 4:42pm

Last Mount Peak fire lookout treks back to historic site

It was a half-century ago when fire lookouts dotted the Pacific Northwest landscape. Towers were built atop some of the highest ground, staffed by often-lonely observers who guarded the region against potential infernos in the woods.

  • Sep 13th, 2016 4:57pm

White River slips to 0-2 with loss to Lindbergh | FRIDAY FOOTBALL

The White River High Hornets slipped to 0-2 on the young football season, falling to the Lindbergh Eagles in Buckley.

  • Sep 10th, 2016 11:24am

White River slips to 0-2 with loss to Lindbergh | FRIDAY FOOTBALL

The White River High Hornets slipped to 0-2 on the young football season, falling to the Lindbergh Eagles in Buckley.

  • Sep 10th, 2016 11:24am

Enumclaw/Buckley traffic to be addressed

The near-daily traffic nightmare on state Route 410 – where afternoon traffic backs up into Enumclaw as motorists crawl toward Buckley – is getting a bit of relief.

  • Sep 9th, 2016 4:00pm

Buckley council reaches deal with Yakima County

Buckley will soon be sending some of its jail inmates east of the mountains. During their most recent meeting, members of the Buckley City Council authorized a contract with Yakima County for housing of those sentenced to more than a brief bit of time behind bars.

  • Sep 8th, 2016 8:45pm

Buckley council reaches dead with Yakima County jail

Buckley will soon be sending some of its jail inmates east of the mountains.

  • Sep 8th, 2016 5:15pm