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Statewide 'Click It or Ticket' campaign launches this week

  • May 20, 2015 at 1:00PM

This year’s annual statewide “Click It or Ticket” campaign will take place between May 18 and May 31. During these dates, motorists in Washington can expect to see extra seat belt patrols, which will include an emphasis on children who are not properly restrained.

Wastemobile comes to Enumclaw | King County

  • May 20, 2015 at 12:00PM

All King County residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile travels to Enumclaw, June 5-7. The Wastemobile will be at the Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. SE, Enumclaw, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Enumclaw school bonds pass by just four votes

  • May 20, 2015 at 11:00AM

The Enumclaw School District roller coaster ride is finally over. After two weeks of not passing, passing, not quite and maybe, the King County Elections Canvassing Board certified the proposition as approved with 60.05 percent support, 3,913 votes, a margin of four votes.

Statement from Attorney General Ferguson on Obama Administration immigration reform implementation

  • May 19, 2015 at 3:33PM

Today marks the 180th day since President Obama announced a series of reforms he was undertaking by executive action. Under the Obama Administration’s plan, millions of families, including thousands of Washington residents, would today be filing requests under the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans program (DAPA).

White River girls beat Franklin Pierce 6-4 | MONDAY FASTPITCH

  • May 19, 2015 at 1:39PM

White River: Ashley Long, 2-2, 2B, 2 RBI; Natalie Vollandt: 2-2, 2 RBI Winning Pitcher: Natalie Vollandt

Who’s running for what in upcoming local elections

  • May 19, 2015 at 12:00PM

The candidate filing period ended Friday and the next stop is the Nov. 2 general election. For any race with three candidates filing the Aug. 4 primary will whittle it down to two candidates facing off in November.

$6,000 is raised for Nepal earthquake victims

  • May 19, 2015 at 11:00AM

The Cole Street Brewery was busy May 9 with people drinking beer for a good cause. The event was a fundraiser for the people of Nepal, suffering from a pair of earthquakes, aftershocks and subsequent landslides.

No “rockets’ red glare” this Fourth of July

  • May 19, 2015 at 10:25AM

This year, the Fourth of July may pass Enumclaw by without so much as an officially organized bottle rocket or hand sparkler. The Stars-n-Stripes committee, which for the past 10 years has organized fundraisers to bring an official firework display to the city, has disbanded and passed the torch to Enumclaw’s Chamber of Commerce.

Ditched bike | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • May 22, 2015 at 10:00AM

Officers were called to the scene of a residential address after a bicycle was ditched on the reporting party’s property on May 15. The bike was retrieved and taken to the city shops.

Harassing calls | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • May 21, 2015 at 10:00AM

Officers responded to a call reporting harassing phone calls. Officers advised the reporting party to block the number and obtain a court order. Officers attempted to contact the suspect via phone, but there was no answer.

Mistaken alarm | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • May 19, 2015 at 10:12AM

Officers responded to a burglary alarm at an Enumclaw business on May 13. When officers contacted employees, it was discovered one of them accidentally set the alarm off.

Drinking but not driving | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • May 20, 2015 at 10:00AM

Officers responded to a report of an inebriated woman attempting to drive on May 13. After making contact with the suspect, she was advised not to drive, and she decided to leave the area on foot. The subject returned to her car a few hours later.

WR weightlifters shine at state meet

  • May 18, 2015 at 3:00PM

Sparked by state champions Dani Barbee and Alex Pennington, the White River High squad was among the tops during the recent state powerlifting meet. Competition took place May 8 at North Beach High School, attracting 152 lifters from 20 schools from all corners of the state.

Enumclaw High water polo in state tourney

  • May 18, 2015 at 2:00PM

Fresh off a second-place performance during last weekend’s Regional 1 water polo tournament, the girls from Enumclaw High are now gearing up to face the state’s best. The Hornets will participate in the state water polo tourney, which takes place Thursday through Saturday at Curtis High School in University Place.

White River season ends with loss to ‘Riders | Baseball

  • May 18, 2015 at 1:35PM

Except for a state champion, baseball teams entering postseason play see their seasons halted with a disappointing loss. Such was the case for the White River High Hornets, who had their 2015 campaign come to a crashing halt May 14 with a 4-0 loss to the Port Angeles Roughriders. The District 2/3 tournament game was played at Franklin Pierce High School.

Plan ahead for Memorial Day weekend travel | Department of Transportation

  • May 18, 2015 at 12:00PM

Hitting the road for Memorial Day? Make sure you plan ahead for a smoother trip and more enjoyable holiday. Drivers can use the Washington State Department of Transportation’s traffic volume charts to help time their travel on key routes. To ease congestion, most state highway construction work also is suspended during the holiday weekend.

Governor declares statewide drought emergency | Department of Agriculture

  • May 18, 2015 at 10:53AM

With snowpack at historic lows, rivers dwindling and irrigation districts cutting off water to farmers, Gov. Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought for Washington on May 15. The Washington Department of Agriculture is projecting a $1.2 billion crop loss this year as a result of the drought.

Metro tests ‘turn warning’ buses, explores ways to prevent pedestrian collisions | King County

  • May 15, 2015 at 4:00PM updated May 18, 2015 at 9:31AM

In an effort to improve pedestrian safety and reduce collisions, King County Metro Transit is testing and evaluating an audio and visual turn warning system on 10 buses for the next month in parts of Seattle and south King County.

Enumclaw man charged with 20 counts of third degree child rape

  • May 15, 2015 at 5:52PM

A 37-year-old Enumclaw man, Ryan Rothermel, was charged with 20 counts of third degree rape of a child in King County Superior Court today, May 15.

Green River bridge inspection to alternate traffic on SR 169 May 18-21

  • May 17, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 10:23PM

Expect delays next week on the main route between Black Diamond and Enumclaw.

The Way Forward for Congress | Lee H. Hamiltion

  • May 17, 2015 at 10:21PM

There have been encouraging signs on Capitol Hill of late that Congress’s long slide into irrelevance may be slowing.

Fleet Eagle tops $50,000 Governor’s Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • May 17, 2015 at 9:53PM

Fleet Eagle invaded Emerald Downs Sunday and made it look easy, romping to a 6 ¾-length victory in the $50,000 Governor’s Handicap for 3-year-olds and up.

$50,000 Governor's Handicap records and notes | Emerald Downs

  • May 17, 2015 at 2:33PM

ost Wins Horse: 4 Handy N Bold (1999, 2000, 2001, 2003)

Business dispute | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • May 15, 2015 at 9:00AM updated May 17, 2015 at 2:29PM

A citizen asked that an officer stand by while he attempted to retrieve his vehicle from a Garrett Street location. When the citizen arrived at the business alone, the business owner called police and asked that an officer respond to deal with the unwanted customer.

Signing of Sen. Roach’s bill brings instant ban on powdered alcohol

  • May 16, 2015 at 12:00PM updated May 17, 2015 at 2:29PM

Sen. Pam Roach’s bill to ban powdered-alcohol products took immediate effect when the governor signed it May 7. “This ensures powdered alcohol will not be on store shelves in Washington – and will be harder to obtain and illegal to possess. I appreciate that the Legislature helped me respond to this threat before it reached the state; our children will be safer as a result,” said Roach, R-rural Auburn.

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