Kevin Hanson

Second phase of Meadow Park housing development OK’d

A local developer was green-lighted to proceed with a 20-home development on Enumclaw’s west side, adding a second phase to the Meadow Park subdivision along 244th Avenue Southeast.

Three teams gunning for state football playoffs; Panthers travel for Week 10 game

With the regular football season in the record books, playoff games loom for teams from Enumclaw, Sumner and White River high schools. Each will be in action Friday night, looking to keep their campaigns alive in the state playoffs.

Spartans, Hornets advance to state swim, dive meet

The Curtis High School pool was packed last weekend as West Central District III swim teams gathered to compete against the timer — and each other — to see who gets to swim on to state, and who was left high and dry.

Prosecutor’s charge suspect in woman’s death, body burning | UPDATE

An early-morning stroll brought a grisly discovery in a quiet neighborhood near Bonney Lake, jump-starting a tragic story that has gone nationwide. In short order, the Medical Examiner’s Office determine the woman had been strangled. Things took a macabre twist when police added that someone had attempted to set fire to the body.

Local prep golfers earn state berths, others to spring qualifier

High school golfers have closed out the fall portion of their campaign, meaning some have put away their clubs while others look forward to playing another day – even if that day isn’t until spring.

Undercover youth check businesses for alcohol, tobacco law compliance

Ever wonder how Enumclaw businesses fare when it comes to keeping alcohol and tobacco products out of the hands of underage, would-be buyers? The folks at the Foothills Drug Free Coalition often ponder the same thing and, periodically, hit the streets to test the compliance of local merchants.

Lopsided wins for trio of local football teams

A trio of local teams proved their gridiron prowess Friday night, rolling to impressive and substantial victories.

Enumclaw Council OKs parking changes, doubles fine for violators

Those who regularly park in downtown Enumclaw have suspected change was in the air, but now it’s official.

White River spikers on track for another title

A highly-anticipated showdown between local volleyball powers played out the evening of Oct. 18 in the White River gymnasium and, in the end, it was the host Hornets celebrating a victory over Fife.

Enumclaw council debates taxing district that funds street repairs

A proposed change to the local Transportation Benefit District brought sharp differences of opinion during the most recent gathering of the Enumclaw City Council. A public hearing on the TBD is scheduled for Nov. 13.

Hornet alum running at Utah State

Former White River Hornet Kody Gould has continued to find running success, now at the collegiate level as a member of the Utah State University cross country program.

Football: Local teams win 3 out of 4

Local football teams went three-for-four Friday night, with Enumclaw, Sumner and White River picking up league victories.

BL soccer team 8-1 following Coatney scoring outburst

The Bonney Lake Panthers added two more shutout victories last week and saw a rather remarkable number of goals delivered by midfielder Kaylee Coatney.

Liz Reynolds submits final city budget

For the eighth and final time, Mayor Liz Reynolds has crafted an annual operating budget for the city of Enumclaw.

Nonprofit promotes lookout tower atop Mount Peak

An iconic Plateau landmark, the fire lookout atop Mount Peak, has been nothing but a memory for more than half a century. Now, a dedicated group of volunteers have gone public with a plan to see a tower returned to the pinnacle of the popular climbing destination on the southern fringe of Enumclaw.

Enumclaw, White River earn football victories; Panthers, Spartans take losses

The White River Hornets improved to 3-1 in South Puget Sound League 2A play with a 35-7 thrashing of an overwhelmed Washington High squad.

Enumclaw to once again start enforcing downtown parking rules

Those who linger in downtown Enumclaw parking spaces could soon be in for a costly surprise. Members of the City Council approved an initial reading of an ordinance that aims to prevent automobiles from sitting – for more than a few hours – on the busiest streets in the downtown core

Honor for Expo’s Dog Barn

Dogs took top honors during a recent review of the 2017 King County Fair.

Strong start for White River soccer

Things were a bit tougher Thursday night, but the outcome was the same – another victory for the White River High girls soccer program.

EHS earns football victory, others take loss

Last week was a tough one for the four local high school football teams, with only the Enumclaw Hornets picking up a victory.