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Kasey Kahne races to Brickyard victory

Enumclaw’s Kasey Kahne charged his way to Victory Lane, taking the checkered flag Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Soccer standouts off to national tourney in Texas

Teagan Eldridge and Nick Phillips, area soccer standouts, are heading to Lone Star country to compete on the national stage.

Duo headed to play football at George Fox

A pair of prep athletes with ties to the local area will pack up their football talents and head to Newberg, Ore., where they will take the field for George Fox University.

WR squad takes title at San Diego tournament

San Diego has been kind to the girls of the White River High basketball program, but this summer was special.

Primary ballots sent, due by Aug. 1

In the not-too-distant past, political theory held that election season didn’t really heat up until the calendar flipped past Labor Day. That’s no longer the… Continue reading

Crews making progress on Foothills Trail

If everything falls into place, fans of the popular Foothills Trail will be trekking a continuous ribbon of pavement from Buckley to Puyallup by the… Continue reading

King County Fair | Photo Gallery

The King County Fair opened the gates to the longest running fair west of the Mississippi

Pacific Northwest Governor’s Cup polo tournament|Gallery

On July 8 and 9 polo players from all over Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia competed in the Pacific Northwest Governor’s Cup. The event… Continue reading

King County Fair opens tomorrow

With most of their planning and preparation in the rear-view mirror, King County Fair organizers are ready for takeoff. The 155th annual edition of the… Continue reading

BL’s Townsend named All-American

Grant Townsend took his arsenal of pitches from the Bonney Lake High baseball diamond to the sunny setting of Central Arizona College, where he recently… Continue reading

King County Fair kicks off four-day run July 13

With a healthy sampling of new attractions alongside a handful of old favorites, organizers are putting finishing touches on the 155th annual production of the King County Fair.

Enumclaw revisits downtown parking rules and fines

When vehicles sit in prime parking spots — hour after hour, generally unattended — it hurts local business. That’s the stance taken by the Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce and the impetus behind a suggestion that some autos be allowed to sit longer while others are ticketed.

Open house set as Enumclaw talks stormwater

The two-hour session will begin at 5 p.m. July 18 in council chambers at City Hall, 1339 Griffin Ave.

Enjoy weekly concerts in Bonney Lake, Buckley

Fans of live music will have plenty of listening opportunities this summer, with the cities of Bonney Lake and Buckley each hosting a summertime concert series. In all cases the music is free. All guests need to provide is a lawn chair or blanket – and perhaps some cash if plans include a stop at one of the vendor booths.

Housing troubles growing in Enumclaw

The housing crisis that has rocked big cities has trickled down to smaller communities like Enumclaw. That unfortunate fact — the product of a rebounding economy and often-limited housing inventory — was emphasized during the most recent meeting of the Enumclaw City Council.

School districts preparing for major projects

This is a dramatic era for the area’s school systems, as voters previously agreed to provide money for extensive projects in the Enumclaw, Sumner, White River and Carbonado districts. While some of the work is still in the planning stage, other projects have been clicking along.

Later than planned, Chinook Pass opens

Winter snowfall kept Chinook Pass closed two weeks longer than anticipated, but the road finally opened to travelers.

Enumclaw city streets getting improvements

Enumclaw drivers will encounter a summer of driving detours ­— mostly minor — as the city tackles a rather lengthy list of paving projects.

State OK’s money for SR 410 study

Those who regularly travel the stretch of highway between Enumclaw and Buckley can share tales of vehicular angst, commiserating over bumper-to-bumper traffic jams that seemingly stretch from Black Diamond to Bonney Lake.

EHS equestrians rise into another season of success

The Enumclaw High equestrian team capped an outstanding season by sending 18 athletes to an annual competition against the best the state of Oregon had to offer.