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Enumclaw fall Hornets gearing up for success | 2017 Fall Sports Previews

The Hornet cross-country roster features both talent and experience, much to the relief of the coaching staff.

White River athletes prepare for fall success | 2017 Fall Sports Previews

If experience leads to success, tennis coach Brandon Walker could see some good things from this year’s boys tennis team.

Panthers aiming to keep on track, make waves in 3A league | 2017 Fall Sports Previews

The 2017 Panther soccer squad is stocked with talent, sparked by the dynamic Kaylee Coatney.

Panthers stalking another playoff run

Bonney Lake High’s football team might have some big holes to fill, but there are plenty of athletes – both returnees and varsity newcomers – just looking for an opportunity to shine.

White River looks to build upon last season’s momentum

As the White River Hornets kick off the 2017 football campaign, they’ll look to continue the momentum built during the final four weeks of last season.

Firefighters accept donation of canine-saving equipment

The devices are similar to oxygen masks used for human victims of smoke inhalation, most often brought into use during residential fires.

Sports stars heading to Enumclaw for golf tournament

The scramble format tournament – sponsored by Fugate Ford – will take place on Sept. 22, with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost of the tournament is $100 and includes breakfast, box lunch, on-course vendors and games, and a post-round awards ceremony at 3:30 p.m.

Proven veterans will lead Spartans this year

This year’s Sumner High football roster is dotted with familiar names, talented players who took the Spartans to great heights a season ago.

Handful of Hornets set for action on both sides of the ball

Coming off a break-even season that included an appearance in the Class 4A state playoffs, the Enumclaw High Hornets are looking for even more during the upcoming season.

Buckley OK’s final phase of Perkins Prairie development

Buckley’s housing boom will continue, as construction of 50 more single-family homes was approved for the Perkins Prairie development on the south side of town.

Local fliers honor fellow aviator, a link to U.S. military history

Betty Dybbro sat patiently but finally had to ask, “When do we get to fly?” The excitement was expected from the 95-year-old Dybbro, who was one of America’s “fly girls” during World War II. There’s a dwindling number of female pilots who answered their country’s call to duty during a time of war, but she remains an exuberant example of a small-but-dedicated group who took to the air.

Enumclaw archer shatters record at national meet

Jenelle Delfino has taken the world of archery by storm.

Buckley to pay more for housing inmates at SCORE jail

Sending inmates to a regional jail will soon take a bigger bite out of Buckley’s law enforcement budget.

White River girls capture tournament title in Hawaii

A group of White River High basketball players have logged plenty of miles and enjoyed abundant success this summer, capturing tournament titles in Hawaii and California.

Rescue crews called twice to Green River last week | Recap

The Green River Gorge provides spectacular scenery and abundant recreational opportunities, but it can also be a dangerous place.

August 1 primary election wrap-up

August might bring a case of summer doldrums to those attuned to local politics, what with the recent primary election slipping into memory and November’s general election still a bit on the horizon.

WR stadium project is springing to life

There’s a construction zone behind White River High School – complete with materials and heavy equipment – and the area will continue to be a beehive of activity until the dawn of the fall sports season.

Food, music and family fun all weekend as Street Fair, Highland Games return

The sights and sounds of Street Fair 2017 will fill downtown Enumclaw this weekend, while the bourdon of bagpipes and rat-a-tat of drum corps take center stage at the Expo Center.

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.