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Local students make dean’s list at Eastern Washington

  • Jul 11, 2016 at 2:03PM

Eastern Washington University has released its dean's list for the spring 2016 quarter.

EHS girls honored at Safeco during “state champs” night

  • Jul 12, 2016 at 12:07PM

Four members of the successful Enumclaw High girls relay teams were among the athletes honored June 30 at Safeco Field in Seattle.

Expo Center readies for surge of fairgoers

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 10:02AM

Looking to continue an upward surge in both attendance and enthusiasm, boosters are preparing to launch the 2016 edition of the King County Fair.

The shaping of America by geography | Rich Elfers

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 11:30AM

Americans are generally ignorant of how our geography has shaped our thinking and our nation. In our history, we have only had one major invasion – the War of 1812. We have weak neighbors to our north and south and vast oceans that buffer us from foreigners to our east and west.

Elfers’ column wrong on the rich | Letter to the Editor

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 12:45PM

Richard Elfers' last column maintained the mantras the liberals chant about the terrible rich 1 percent and their ways. Of course his laser focus pinpointed Donald Trump and his supposed inheritance of $100 million to $300 million, a figure disputed by Trump and his siblings. Let's pretend it was $100 million - so what? Is it Elfers' or like thinking people's business what anyone earns, inherits or accumulates? Rather than hate the "arrogant rich" mind your own house and do what it takes to achieve more if that is so important. Also, considering Trump started with a mere supposed $100+ million, had multiple bankruptcies yet turned it into $8-plus billion, he wasn't sitting about complaining.

Miners Day 2016 celebrates museum’s 40th anniversary

  • Jul 14, 2016 at 10:04AM

Black Diamond residents will celebrate the city's 12th annual Miners Day festival on Saturday, July 16.

It never hurts to be skeptical | Our Corner

  • Jul 14, 2016 at 11:15AM

Due to unforeseen circumstances, I have to find a new apartment. Apartment hunting and moving are my least favorite things. It can get really stressful and I get grumpy. Surprisingly enough, I'm no fun to be around when I'm a big grumpy pants.

Wilkeson prepares for annual handcar races, parade

  • Jul 15, 2016 at 10:02AM

Wilkeson's annual National Handcar Races – and everything that goes with the yearly event – will energize the small, foothills town this Saturday, July 16.

The first step: let go, let God’s will be done | Church Corner

  • Jul 17, 2016 at 9:03AM

Recently, I have been captivated by an Old Testament story about the Ark of the Covenant.

Time for back-to-school immunizations | Department of Health

  • Jul 18, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 2:09PM

The Washington State Department of Health is urging parents to make sure their kids' immunizations are up-to-date before heading back to school this fall.

First weekend of #SouthKingSlowdown complete | Department of Transportation

  • Jul 18, 2016 at 2:30PM

The first week of #SouthKingSlowdown on southbound Interstate 5 in SeaTac and Des Moines is in the books. For the most part drivers heeded the warnings and used alternative routes or transit. That kept the longest backups to about 4 miles, which created delays of about 30 minutes.

Four vehicle crash Friday results in fatality

  • Jul 19, 2016 at 9:55AM

A motorcyclist was killed late Friday night, the result of an accident about eight miles east of Enumclaw.

First Zika case confirmed in Pierce County | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

  • Jul 19, 2016 at 10:11AM

A Pierce County man in his 20s tested positive for the Zika virus. The man likely caught the virus recently while in Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory known to have mosquitoes infected with the Zika virus.

Primary election ballots mailed out

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 9:35AM

Washington's presidential election year primary is under way, with voters in King and Pierce counties joining about 4 million others who have received ballots.

Rotary awards eight scholarships

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 10:13AM

Eight graduating seniors, five from Enumclaw High School and three from White River, were awarded scholarships by members of Enumclaw Rotary.

Humility is the key to dealing with conflict | Rich Elfers

  • Jul 21, 2016 at 10:18AM

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." This famous quote by Benjamin Franklin resonates more than 240 years after it was uttered. The irony of Old Ben's observation is that many people in our era act and speak with such certitude, especially in regard to religion and politics.

Trespasses, liquor violations and residential burglaries | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 21, 2016 at 1:30PM

JULY 13: Police responded to a residential burglar alarm at 7:35 a.m. on Wheeler Ave. Additionally, there were two calls regarding trespassing in the vicinity of Division Street and Ryan Road, one at 12:34 a.m. and another at 1:19 a.m.

Summer concerts around the Plateau, Valley

  • Jul 21, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 3:26PM

The summer concert season is in full swing, with weekly shows already under way in Bonney Lake and Sumner and about to begin in Buckley.

Share time with Jesus; it’s a life-changing relationship | Church Corner

  • Jul 24, 2016 at 9:03AM

When I read of the interactions Jesus has with people I am always floored by how simple yet profound they are. I was recently reading Luke 5:27-39 and was challenged by how Jesus so beautifully changes a man's life with two words.

Black Diamond rule changes split council

  • Jan 27, 2016 at 10:38AM

Last Thursday’s four-hour Black Diamond City Council meeting left tempers hot and questions unanswered as the council approved a myriad of new meeting rules and regulations. The new rules include reducing the number of standing council committees from five to three, removing the number restriction that allowed no more than two council members on a council committee, broadening the powers of the mayor pro tempore and electing a council president.

Vehicle crash SR 169 and 400th at Krain north of Enumclaw

  • Feb 23, 2016 at 9:42AM

Report of a serious vehicle crash at SR 169 and 400th at Krain Corner. Blocking of the road has cleared.

Enumclaw boys basketball team falls to Stanwood in regional tournament | Slideshow

  • Feb 28, 2016 at 10:46PM

The Enumclaw boys basketball team reached the regional tournament and played Stanwood Saturday at Rogers High losing 77-67.

White River girls basketball team finish season in regional tournament | Slideshow

  • Feb 28, 2016 at 10:51PM

The White River girls basketball team completed a successful season at the regional tournament losing to Washougal 40-34.

No contact violation | Enumclaw Police

  • Mar 12, 2016 at 5:36PM

A woman who had just been released from the city jail went to a Division Street location, in violation of a no-contact orderand no-trespassing order.

Move clocks ahead and change smoke alarm batteries | Daylight Saving Time

  • Mar 13, 2016 at 10:31AM

Sunday, March 13, is the time to move clocks ahead one hour for daylight saving time. When you wake up be sure to check your clocks and smoke alarms.

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