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Democrats and Republicans must collaborate | Senator Pam Roach

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 10:51AM

The cold hard fact is that the Senate and House of Representatives have yet to reach agreement on a new operating budget. The sticking point is not so much on the spending side but on the revenue side. We must reach agreement before new education dollars can be allocated.

So many helped with school bond campaign

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 10:00AM

No matter the outcome of the election results for the 2015 Enumclaw School District bond measure coming to a close on April 28, there is no question about the phenomenal efforts put forth by so many on behalf of students in the school district.

Too many special sessions is problematic for schools | Rep. Drew Stokesbary

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 10:54AM

Since taking office, I have maintained that the Legislature should be able to pass a budget within the 105-day session. Because our economy is growing, state revenue is expected to increase by $3 billion in the upcoming biennium. This would enable the state to account for inflation and population growth, and still make substantial investments in early learning, K-12 and higher education.

Can Congress be getting healthier? | Rich Elfers

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 10:00AM

The approval rating for Congress is staying at 11 percent, but there’s hope the logjam is beginning to break. This revelation is according to a Bipartisan Policy Center report recently published by Francine Kiefer entitled, “Congress May Be Getting ‘Healthier,’ A New Study Finds,” in the April 20 edition of the Christian Science Monitor.

Legislature special session begins

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 11:06AM

The 2015 Legislative session officially reached the end of the line Sunday, sine die, with little or no agreement on the most important B words facing lawmakers – the biennial budget. The legislators spent 105 days, beginning Jan. 12, with each chamber and the governor scribbling out a budget, and that is about where it stands.

Special announcement | Editorial cartoon

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 9:00AM

For this year's special session, your legislators bring you more of the same.

White River girls blanked at Steilacoom | WEDNESDAY GIRLS TENNIS

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 10:44AM

Steilacoom 5, White River 0 April 29 at Steilacoom

Fighting truancy to keep kids out of court system | King County

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 10:00AM

In Washington State, 75 percent of prison inmates do not have a high school diploma. That’s why Stephanie Sato, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and Senior Specialist in Truancy Intervention, is passionate about education. “Basically education re-engagement is crime prevention. When I worked in our juvenile division I got to see it for myself. The students skipping school—they’re not bad kids—maybe there are problems at home. But, if you don’t catch truancy early, they fall behind,” Sato said.

Peninsula nets 3-2 win over Enumclaw | WEDNESDAY GIRLS TENNIS

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 12:00PM

No. 2 doubles: Barbie Becker/Olivia Adams (E) def. Lee/Bursts (P) 6-4, 6-3. No 3 doubles: Camille Sorensen/Anna Musick (E) def. Fader/Frei 6-2, 6-4.

Enumclaw pummels Lancers 9-0 | WEDNESDAY BOYS SOCCER

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 1:00PM

Enumclaw goals: Geo Galan 17:00; Josh Lewis 27:00 (Gus Cardenas assist); Logan Garcia 38:00; Lewis 40:00 (Asland Taylor); Taylor 43:00 (Garcia); Cardenas 46:00 (Austin Countryman); Josh Goucher 50:00 (Seth Olney); Danny Bonilla 60:00; Bonilla 75:00.

White River rallies for win over Cardinals | WEDNESDAY BASEBALL

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 2:00PM

Franklin Pierce: 2-0-0-0-0-0-0 – 2-6-2 White River: 0-0-0-0-0-1-2 – 3-8-2

Enumclaw School District bond reaches 60 percent approval

  • Apr 30, 2015 at 6:25PM

The Enumclaw School District bond crossed the 60 percent approval mark today, April 30, according to the latest posting from the King County Elections website.

What happened to a simple show of respect? | Letter to the Editor

  • May 1, 2015 at 9:00AM

As a society, when did we stop being kind, considerate and careful to adhere to the most basic expressions of manners and consideration for people we encounter every day.

Take a minute and wait to text | Our Corner

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:00AM

We are all aware of the dangers of driving while we’re distracted. So why do we continue to text, call and conduct personal hygiene while we’re behind the wheel of a deadly hunk of metal? Something happens in our brains that makes us pick up our device as soon as it chimes, indicating we’ve got a new message or someone has “liked” your selfie from earlier this morning.

EHS girls fall to defending state champions | THURSDAY WATER POLO

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:35AM

Scoring for Enumclaw: Brandi Meneghini -3 Hayley Sonneson - 1 Anna Davenport - 1 Grace Rich - 1

Enumclaw earns 3-2 victory over Lakes | THURSDAY BASEBALL

  • May 1, 2015 at 11:23AM

Enumclaw: 1-1-0-1-0-0-0 – 3-6-2 Lakes: 1-0-0-0-0-0-1 – 2-6-3

WRHS girls improve to 10-0 in league play | THURSDAY FASTPITCH

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:00PM

Steilacoom: 0-0-0-0-0 – 0-1-2 White River: 4-0-4-1-1 – 10-15-0

Victories for Enumclaw boys, girls teams | THURSDAY TRACK & FIELD

  • May 1, 2015 at 2:00PM

BOYS TRACK Enumclaw 80, Auburn Riverside 61 GIRLS TRACK Enumclaw 88, Auburn Riverside 61

Enumclaw girls win 4-1, WRHS girls fall 3-2 | THURSDAY TENNIS

  • May 1, 2015 at 4:00PM

GIRLS TENNIS Enumclaw 4, Sumner 1 Washington 3, White River 2

Enumclaw School District bond slips three votes shy of 60 percent | Special Election

  • May 1, 2015 at 5:33PM

The Enumclaw School District bond fell three votes short today of the needed 60 percent approval following the latest post from the King County Elections website.

Senior events in May | Black Diamond Community Center

  • May 2, 2015 at 10:00AM

All senior programs are located at the Black Diamond Community Center, located at 31605 Third Ave (SR 169) in Black Diamond. For questions, reservations, or appointments, call Cheryl, Leslie, or Irene at 360-886-1011.

Washington’s air quality improved, but risks remain | Department of Ecology

  • May 2, 2015 at 12:00PM

Washingtonians are breathing cleaner air today than they were two decades ago, according to a report given to Gov. Jay Inslee this week. The Washington Department of Ecology revealed the good news at a Results Washington meeting, reporting that as of this year 100 percent of the state meets federal air quality standards.

Four area students honored by Rotary, Kiwanis Club

  • May 2, 2015 at 1:00PM updated at 10:06PM

Four students have been honored by the Enumclaw Rotary and the Buckley Kiwanis Club.

Big ships are bringing big waterfront changes | Don Brunell

  • May 2, 2015 at 3:00PM

The Longshoremen’s work slowdown that snarled west coast ports for nine months is over, leaving behind bitter memories and billions in economic damages. But the global trends that foreshadowed that port disruption remain.

$50,000 Hastings Handicap nominations | Emerald Downs

  • May 3, 2015 at 8:25PM

Thirteen older fillies and mares have been nominated to the $50,000 Hastings Handicap to be run Sunday, May 10

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