Kevin Hanson

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.

It’s the 31st District shuffle

With former Sen. Pam Roach now on the Pierce County Council, Rep. Phil Fortunado has taken her seat in the senate while former Enumclaw Councilman Morgan Irwin takes his seat in the House.

Sumner Sea Gal heading to Pro Bowl

From the halls of Sumner High School to the Pro Bowl sidelines in Orlando, Fla. – that’s the path being traveled by a veteran Seattle Seahawks cheerleader.

Charges brought in Bonney Lake traffic fatality

Legal proceedings continued this week for a woman behind the wheel of a small car that flew over a hill in Bonney Lake and crashed into a tree, killing a friend.

Hornet girls nab big win over Fife

The White River High hoop programs – both the boys and girls teams – remained perfect in league play the evening of Dec. 20.

EHS swimmers swamp Gators

By winning nine of 12 events, including a sweep of the three relays, Enumclaw High’s swimmers swamped the visiting Decatur Gators 105-69.

White River wrestlers excel in Idaho tourney

White River High was well-represented at the tough Tri-State Wrestling Tournament, with one Hornet taking championship honors and two others battling their way to the finals.

EHS gymnasts second at home

The Enumclaw High gymnastics team placed a close second during a five-team home meet Dec. 14.

Good news for girls: WR beats a tough No.4, Enumclaw wins a pair

The Hornets hosted their toughest early-season test Saturday and walked off the court victorious.

New SR 410 traffic light coming in January

Installation of a new traffic light on state Route 410 could less than a month away.

New year brings increased school building construction

Enumclaw, White River, Sumner and Carbonado school districts will see construction in coming months

Enumclaw increases rates to connect to utilities

The cost of building in Enumclaw will jump during the coming year, as the city has worked toward bumping its fees for connecting to both the water and sewer systems.

Garbage rates upped in Enumclaw

Enumclaw utility rates will be creeping upward early in 2017, with a 9 percent hike in trash collection leading the way.

State vets lead the way for White River wrestling

With a trio of state tournament veterans leading the charge, the White River girls wrestling team has hit the mats for the 2016-17 campaign.

White River teams jump on top early, rout Foster

While the Hornet boys were ringing up a 32-point victory over the Foster Bulldogs in Buckley, the Hornet girls registered a 38-point rout on Foster’s Tukwila campus.

Enumclaw 7-year-old dominates PP&K

Enumclaw’s Quin Nearhood recently strolled the sidelines of CenturyLink Field and heard his name announced to a sellout crowd during halftime of a Seattle Seahawks’ Sunday afternoon game.

Enumclaw council tweaks budget, prepares for adoption

Members of the Enumclaw City Council took one final opportunity Nov. 28 to massage a spending plan for the coming year, tweaking a few budgetary items and confirming others.

EHS boys win Friday on game’s final shot

The annual Hornet-Hornet hoop battle brought a convincing win for the highly-regarded White River girls and a dramatic, final-shot victory for the Enumclaw boys.