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- Nov 2, 2015 at 2:26PM
Mitchell Petellin, a 2015 graduate of Enumclaw High School, is a member of the Luther College swimming team.
- Nov 3, 2015 at 3:03AM
Editor's note: School districts are gearing up for ballot measures seeking hundreds of millions of dollars. In February, three area districts will be asking property owners to provide dollars to significantly upgrade their public facilities. Each is hoping to follow the lead of the Enumclaw School District, which had a proposal authorized a year ago. This week, we look at the proposal being floated by the small Carbonado School District. Last week's issue covered the White River bond proposal; next up is an article about the Sumner School District request.
- Nov 3, 2015 at 5:27AM
Orting 27, White River 21
- Nov 3, 2015 at 6:13AM
Area cross country runners are headed to American Lake Golf Course Saturday for the Westside Classic, a district meet that whittled the field for this weekend's state championships.
- Nov 3, 2015 at 7:39AM
Wilkeson's fire station is among 45 grant recipients of Georgia-Pacific's Bucket Brigade program this year. The department will receive $4,000 to help fund equipment needs.
- Nov 3, 2015 at 8:48AM
The city of Enumclaw and 4Culture of King County present pastel paintings by local artist Patricia Doyle. Her work will be on display in Gallery 2015 from Nov. 5 through Dec. 1.
- Nov 4, 2015 at 12:11PM
Forecasts of a strong El Niño weatherpattern for western Washington suggest a warmer, drier winter ahead, but there is no correlation between an El Niño and storm severity. Some of the most severe flooding in the Puget Sound area has occurred during El Niños, such as the 2006 Election Flood.
- Nov 4, 2015 at 10:01AM
Property taxes in Enumclaw will increase minimally in 2016, according to figures detailed in the city's annual budgeting process.
- Nov 5, 2015 at 9:48AM
King County Executive Dow Constantine declared victory for Best Starts for Kids, a six-year levy that will invest in prevention and early intervention strategies to increase the number of children and youth who reach adulthood healthy and ready to succeed.
- Nov 5, 2015 at 12:03PM
It was the most gut-wrenching email I have ever received.
- Nov 5, 2015 at 2:23PM
This is Google's core philosophy about human beings, according to Laslo Bock, Google's head of people operation (human relations) in his recent book, "Work Rules!"
- Nov 6, 2015 at 1:30PM
Today, many elected officials are fixated on tearing down coal-fired power plants and replacing them with solar and wind farms. But that isn't practical, because when there is no wind or sunlight those plants produce no electricity.
- Nov 6, 2015 at 3:25PM
When winter approaches, you probably take steps to prepare your home - insulating water pipes, sealing windows and doors, or covering and storing outdoor furniture. If you've also been following the backyard chicken trend - and enjoying fresh eggs all summer long - you'll want to take steps to care for your flock when the weather cools. And if you've been considering getting some chickens, but think you have to put it off until spring, think again - you can still start a flock, or keep an existing one thriving, and laying, throughout winter.
- Nov 6, 2015 at 11:13AM
I dispute the premise(s) as stated in "Freedom without order is just chaos" as stated by Richard Elfers (Courier-Herald, Oct. 21). To denigrate freedom and conclude "any virtue becomes evil without limits" is both naive and wrong and another example of the liberal/progressive concept that controlling human virtues is the responsibility of government and that individuals need "intervention" in order to comply with government edict and benevolence.
Canadian man sentenced to 78 months for travelling to King County for sex with minor | King County Sheriff’s Office
- Nov 6, 2015 at 9:45AM
The investigation started in December of 2014, when a school official discovered chats between a 14 year old female student and a man on the girl's school computer. The school district immediately notified the Sheriff's Office.
- Nov 7, 2015 at 11:13AM
It's a literal race against time – capturing the perfect photo at magic hour.
- Nov 7, 2015 at 1:32PM
King County is hosting a contest to name its new 48-foot environmental research vessel, which county field scientists will use to collect samples in Puget Sound, Lake Washington and the Duwamish River and respond to spills. The twin-hulled catamaran will launch next spring.
- Nov 6, 2015 at 12:00AM updated Nov 9, 2015 at 12:39PM
Incumbent City Council candidates in Enumclaw and Black Diamond fell into the loss column when the first votes were counted the night of the Nov. 3 general election.
- Nov 9, 2015 at 11:35AM
This month, Hillside Community Church in Enumclaw will serve as a collection site for Operation Christmas Child (click here for more info), the world's largest Christmas project of its kind. The annual Samaritan's Purse project is a favorite of many Enumclaw residents, families, churches and groups who spread joy to millions of children around the world by filling shoeboxes with fun toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement.
- Nov 9, 2015 at 2:40PM
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is offering anglers opportunities for tight lines rather than long lines on the day after Thanksgiving.
- Nov 8, 2015 at 11:34PM
A 69-year-old Buckley man was killed in a head-on collision at about 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 on state Route 164 and 218 Avenue Southeast.
- Nov 10, 2015 at 1:32PM
The weather was cold, points were nonexistant and White River players and fans went home disappointed.
- Nov 10, 2015 at 3:13PM
The area's top cross country runners headed for Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco Saturday, joining elite competitors from all classifications for the 2015 state championships.
- Nov 10, 2015 at 12:13PM
- Nov 10, 2015 at 11:01AM
The Washington State Department of Transportation has again revised the closure schedule for the White River bridge.