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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Apr 30, 2015 at 9:00AM
For this year's special session, your legislators bring you more of the same.
- Apr 30, 2015 at 10:44AM
Steilacoom 5, White River 0 April 29 at Steilacoom
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- May 1, 2015 at 11:35AM
Scoring for Enumclaw: Brandi Meneghini -3 Hayley Sonneson - 1 Anna Davenport - 1 Grace Rich - 1
- 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
- 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
- May 1, 2015 at 2:00PM
BOYS TRACK Enumclaw 80, Auburn Riverside 61 GIRLS TRACK Enumclaw 88, Auburn Riverside 61
- May 1, 2015 at 4:00PM
GIRLS TENNIS Enumclaw 4, Sumner 1 Washington 3, White River 2
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- May 2, 2015 at 1:00PM updated at 10:06PM
Four students have been honored by the Enumclaw Rotary and the Buckley Kiwanis Club.
- 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.
- 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