Kevin Hanson

King County Fair begins four-day run; Saturday brings handcars, parade to Wilkeson

The longest-running county fair west of the Mississippi River is back with some old favorites and new attractions.

Townsend drafted by Toronto, now pitching professionally

The former Bonney Lake Panther was drafted after one season at Oral Roberts University, where he managed an impressive average of 11.64 strikeouts per nine innings.

Gretler brothers: One to the Bears, one to the Beavers

The former Panthers are ready to hit the next level of baseball.

State survey seeks information from SR 410 drivers

Make sure to let WSDOT know how you think traffic between Bonney Lake and Enumclaw can be improved by Sunday, July 22.

Group moving ahead with plans for Mount Peak tower

The Mount Peak Historical Fire Lookout Association may have to shift where the tower would be placed, and the cost is estimated at $450,000.

Pamphlets, primary ballots headed for voters’ hands

The first round of election materials are scheduled to hit the mail July 12 in Pierce County and July 17 in King County.

Enumclaw council approves reorganization of police

Additionally, the council revised its rules regarding seniors and impact fees.

Sumner diver Rodriguez now an All-American

The SHS graduate will soon start diving for the University of Arizona.

Live music this summer on city stages

Bonney Lake, Buckley and Sumner are once again gearing up for their summer concert series.

Equestrians take on Oregon’s best

Several Hornets earned their second Pacific Northwest Individual Championship awards.

Buckley Council OKs plan for 65 new homes

The Glacier Meadows neighborhood will be located on Buckley’s north side, east of the Copperwynd development and north of Elk Ridge Elementary School.

All-state squads include Panthers, Hornets

White River’s Megan Vandegrift and Bonney Lake’s Brooke Nelson were among the top players this year.

City shifts approach on downtown property plans

The Enumclaw City Council decided to seek “letters of interest” from potential developers instead of a traditional Request for Proposals.

Enumclaw eighth-grader advances to Atlanta for History Bee finals

Kyle Bowen went to the quarter finals in the national competition.

Programs provide free summer meals to kids in need

Know where and when kids, and sometimes their families, can get free or reduced-fare meals over the summer break.

Leadership changes at nonprofits

René Popke of the downtown Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation will be taking over Scott Gray’s job as head of the Expo Center in the near future.

Hornet water polo takes seventh in state

In their final tournament match, Enumclaw beat Bainbridge 7-2.

City mulls over plan for downtown property

Should a new building be three or four stories tall? Should it be on Cole Street, or Railroad? These are the questions the City Council is trying to answer.

Enumclaw places fourth at judo championships

Tatiana Molinero-Ceras and Esperanza Aparicio-Gamez took first place medals.

Equestrian team again No. 1 in state

Lindsay Sogge created a new record in barrel racing.