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America’s financial future heads overseas

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

So, our economy is down the toilet, like nothing you’ve ever experienced or can remember – unless you’re around 80 years old. We’ve seen recessions before, but this one is a real doozy. And our new president and most financial experts who are supposed to know about such things tell us the situation will get worse, with even higher unemployment, thousands of foreclosures, extreme Wall Street gyrations, more major corporations going bankrupt and more retail stores going broke. Understandably, the public is a bit frightened.

Inauguration was talk of the town

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

Jan. 20 was just another day for me when it started. Yes, it was inauguration day for President Obama, but for me, just another day in Enumclaw far far away from the festivities. The only thought I had was that $160 million dollars sure seemed like a lot for the pomp and circumstance that was about to occur.

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  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

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  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

Letters to the Editor City should try to support local businesses

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

For a long time I have been extremely saddened and frustrated at the city’s attempt to spend money out of town and make it seem as if it is an attempt to bring in business. Here is what we know: the city of Enumclaw has spent thousands of dollars with a company called Destination Development, an out-of-the-town company. This was all an attempt to give the city a new look and bring dollars back into the city.

Wickersham boosters rally to defense of their school District has good teachers in all schools

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

Recent letters to the editor from School of Discovery parents, concerned about the possible closing of the school, have reflected how much this school is loved and valued.

Legislature needs to promote jobs

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

Editor’s note: John Carlson, who normally provides the column appearing here, is on vacation. His column will return next week. This week’s column is provided by Don Brunell, who heads the Association of Washington Business.

America’s financial future heads overseas

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

So, our economy is down the toilet, like nothing you’ve ever experienced or can remember – unless you’re around 80 years old. We’ve seen recessions before, but this one is a real doozy. And our new president and most financial experts who are supposed to know about such things tell us the situation will get worse, with even higher unemployment, thousands of foreclosures, extreme Wall Street gyrations, more major corporations going bankrupt and more retail stores going broke. Understandably, the public is a bit frightened.

Inauguration was talk of the town

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

Jan. 20 was just another day for me when it started. Yes, it was inauguration day for President Obama, but for me, just another day in Enumclaw far far away from the festivities. The only thought I had was that $160 million dollars sure seemed like a lot for the pomp and circumstance that was about to occur.

Budget proposal will blend School of Discovery, Wilkeson

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

In a cost-cutting move, the White River School District will combine its two 200-student elementary schools – Wickersham School of Discovery and Wilkeson – into one beginning in September.

Sparks fly over chamber’s letter to city council

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

A strongly-worded letter from the Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce – which took certain city leaders to task for alleged unprofessional conduct – sparked verbal fireworks during the Jan. 26 meeting of the City Council.

Mayor accused of violating law

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

Enumclaw City Council Mike Ennis has charged Mayor John Wise with violating public disclosure laws and has asked the state’s attorney general to investigate.

Enumclaw combined schools successfully

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

It was June 2005 when the Enumclaw School District closed the doors on its 50-year-old J.J. Smith Elementary School and merged it and its popular Magic Strings program with Southwood Elementary School across town.

Enumclaw claims league title with win over WRHS

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

The score from Thursday night’s Enumclaw-White River wrestling match would clearly indicate that the top-ranked EHS Hornets dominated their cross-river rivals 59-13 on their way to claiming another undefeated season and South Puget Sound League 3A title.

Bonney Lake hires Barrett as football coach

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

The Bonney Lake High School football team will take the field in September with a new head coach.

Potterf top finisher in final home contest

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

The Sumner High girls placed second and Bonney Lake was third Jan. 28 during a three-team gymnastics meet in the Spartan gymnasium.

Panther wrestlers tally first winning season in school’s young history

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

By registering a pair of South Puget Sound League 3A victories last week, the Bonney Lake High wrestling squad did just what it set out to do – record the first winning league record in school history by finishing the regular campaign 5-3 in dual-match action.

Panthers nip Lions to stay in second

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

It was an up and down week for the Bonney Lake High girls basketball team. The team took a crucial one-point win over Auburn Mountainview and closed the week with a loss to Lakes.

Freshman scores 12 in Panthers’ loss

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

The Bonney Lake Panther boys lost two basketball games last week, including a close contest against Auburn Mountainview.

Sixth-ranked Hornets bust a move against Clover Park

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

Enumclaw High’s boys basketball squad put itself in a promising position to claim the South Puget Sound League 3A hoop crown and exacted a bit of revenge in the process, as it gutted out a 59-55 overtime victory against Clover Park in Chuck Smith Gymnasium Friday.

Scales starting to tip in Enumclaw’s favor

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

The Enumclaw High girls geared up for the South Puget Sound League 3A stretch run with a 57-33 victory at Clover Park Friday night.

EHS’s Bailey takes second

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

Enumclaw High’s Chantelle Bailey was a runner-up at the Jackson High girls wrestling tournament Saturday in Mill Creek, Wash.

Rufener, relay top for EHS

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

Greg Rufener won the 100-yard freestyle and the Enumclaw High 200 freestyle relay finished second at the South Puget Sound League 3A and Western Cascade Conference subdistrict boys swim meet Friday and Saturday in Auburn.

Grant is solo winner against EHS

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

The Sumner High wrestling squad wrapped up a very forgettable regular South Puget Sound League 3A season Jan. 28, losing at Enumclaw to finish the league dual match campaign with an 0-8 mark.

Spartans score victory over Clover Park High

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

The Sumner High girls had a split week with one loss and one win, which improved their South Puget Sound League 3A record to 3-9.

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