Kevin Hanson

Buckley to hold public hearing on new highway developments

A large commercial development along the highway in Buckley will be the subject of a March 7 public hearing.

White River girls 2A district champions

The highly-regarded Hornet girls certainly didn’t disappoint, sweeping two contests to emerge as the West Central District champion.

More housing OK’d for Enumclaw’s east side

The sights and sounds of new home construction look to continue on Enumclaw’s eastern edge, now that the city approved plans to turn 70 acres of former pasture into 175 building lots.

Buckley gets new website, Facebook presence

A desire to provide more information recently brought a new website and Facebook presence to the city of Buckley.

Sumner wins 4A gymnastics meet; area schools send swimmers to state

Sumner High gymnasts rose to the top Saturday winning the 4A West Central District III meet at Auburn Mountainview. As a team the Spartan girls won scoring 166.150.

Long list of local wrestlers earn a spot at Mat Classic

An impressive list of area grapplers – both boys and girls – will be headed to the Tacoma Dome this weekend for Mat Classic XXIX, the state wrestling championships for all classifications. Action begins Friday and wraps up Saturday evening.

Hoop teams keep state dreams alive

The White River High girls, who have made an annual habit of appearing in the state tournament, find themselves tourney-bound once again.

Area wrestlers are headed to regionals

The SPSL Mountain Division boys wrestling tournament belonged to White River, as the Hornets simply blew away the rest of the field.

Hoop teams qualify for WCD tourneys

Here are all the teams headings, or could be heading, to West Central District tournaments.

White River girls second at Auburn tournament

The White River High girls placed second Saturday at the Athena’s Pageant wrestling tournament at Auburn High School. With 107 team points, the Rivergirls trailed only Class 4A Rogers High School.

Bonney Lake teen takes national PP&K championship

As one of the nation’s best Punt, Pass and Kick participants, Brynna Nixon found herself competing on the national stage last week – and winning.

County approves name change for fire department

As expected, King County officials took action last week to change the name of the local fire department.

RPI ushers in new era for postseason basketball play

A seismic shift has occurred in the world of Washington prep basketball, with the introduction of a rating system that will shape seedings into the state’s Sweet 16.

First pair joins Enumclaw’s ‘Students on Council’ program

An effort to involve motivated young people in Enumclaw city government kicked off earlier this month with Audrey Crumb and Emma Zahourek taking their seats as inaugural members of the Students On Council program.

Enumclaw School District sees administration changes

Changes are coming to the Enumclaw school system, both in the district’s administrative offices and at Enumclaw High School. Jill Burnes, who has guided EHS… Continue reading

King County Fire District 28 looks to change its name

What’s in a name? In the case of the fire district serving Enumclaw and its rural environs, a few simple words can seemingly provide some clarity, a sense of familiarity and a link to history.

Enumclaw looking to fill council vacancy

Due to the Jan. 9 resignation of Morgan Irwin, Enumclaw is looking to fill the Position 1 seat on the City Council.

Buckley to reconstruct River Ave. with half-million grant

More than a half-million dollars will soon be coming Buckley’s way, money that will fund the majority of planned improvements to a busy stretch of River Avenue.

Riding talents net Cowboy scholarship

Having already proven herself in prestigious competition, Enumclaw’s Stephanie Helsen will take her equestrian abilities to the campus of Oklahoma State University.

Former Enumclaw resident victim in Tacoma double-homicide

Theresa Greenhalgh was one of two victims identified in a Tacoma double homicide, one of the most gruesome murder cases in recent regional history.