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Gateway Concert Band performs at Enumclaw Rotary Park June 22

  • Jun 21, 2015 at 11:50AM

The Gateway Concert Band will be performing a concert 7 p.m.

Botch finds winner's circle | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 7:04PM

Botch and hot-riding Julien Couton teamed for an impressive 2 ¼-length victory Saturday in the $21,000 Way Scarff Ford Purse for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.

Red Ridge rallies for Friday feature win | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 6:34PM

Red Ridge overcame a poor start and rallied for a 2 ¼-length victory Friday in the $14,900 Muckleshoot Casino Purse for 3-year-olds at Emerald Downs.

King County fire marshal issues burn ban for unicorporated areas

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 6:00PM

Due to unseasonably dry conditions, little expected rainfall in the near future, and a low snowpack, the King County Fire Marshal is issuing a fire safety burn ban in unincorporated areas of the county effective June 22.

City seeking artists to participate in Street Fair

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 1:00PM

The city of Enumclaw is seeking artists to participate in the new Art on Cole section of the successful, two-day, summertime Street Fair.

Enumclaw High School Graduation 2015 | Slideshow

  • Jun 19, 2015 at 3:43PM

Enumclaw seniors had their graduation ceremony on Monday, June 15.

WA-Breds show plenty of talent in Bud Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 12:00PM

In case it escaped notice, Sunday’s $50,000 Budweiser Handicap was a showcase of the highest order for Washington-bred talent. The top three finishers—Stryker Phd, Noosito and Absolutely Cool—are all WA-bred, and the trio couldn’t have picked a better time to strut their stuff.

$50,000 Coca-Cola handicap tests sophs around two turns | Emerald Downs

  • Jun 19, 2015 at 3:00PM

A balanced field of nine 3-year-old colts and geldings race one mile Sunday in the $50,000 Coca-Cola Handicap at Emerald Downs. Fooled Again, undefeated in two starts including a 1 ¼-length victory in the Auburn Handicap, is the probable favorite for trainer Howard Belvoir. A $43,000 colt by Scat Daddy, Fooled Again ran 6 ½ furlongs in 1:16.22 in the Auburn, defeating several of the horses he’ll meet again Sunday.

Too old to work out? Think again, get moving | Health and Fitness

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 11:00AM

The health benefits of daily exercise are widely known, but seniors facing health and mobility issues may feel working out is beyond their abilities. Sixty-three percent of people 60 and older don’t engage in daily exercise, according to the National Council on Aging’s “The United States of Aging” survey.

We are meant to be part of larger community | Church Corner

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 10:00AM

Relationships are important. As human beings, we are meant to be in relationship with one another. We have family members, significant others, close friends. Even for persons who tend to be introverts, there are times when the need to be with others is still a necessity.

Being followed | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Jun 19, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 12:37PM

A city resident told police June 7 her daughter had been followed by a man from an Auburn casino. When confronted, the man denied the allegation. Information was taken.

Buying fireworks online is illegal | Washington State Patrol

  • Jun 19, 2015 at 2:00PM

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy is reminding Washingtonians that purchasing fireworks over the internet is illegal. In Washington State, fireworks must be purchased from a licensed retail fireworks stand during the legal sales period.

Congressman’s plan is harmful to those on Medicare

  • Jun 19, 2015 at 11:00AM

Washington’s 8th Congressional District U.S. Rep. David Reichert is a traitor to his senior constituents and their family members. He has introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives the Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1892) that would pay for the funding of the TAA through what amounts to a $700 million cut to Medicare over 10 years.

Time to get rid of high-stakes tests | Washington Senators

  • Jun 19, 2015 at 10:00AM

The more than 60,000 high school seniors who graduate here in Washington state this month are to be commended for 12 years of successfully completing dozens of courses. Thousands other high school seniors will not graduate with their classmates, however, even though they successfully completed the same courses as the students who are graduating. These thousands of seniors will not be allowed to graduate solely because they failed one or more state-required, high-stakes tests.

3rd annual Northwest Farmers Fighting Hunger project comes to Enumclaw

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 12:00PM

The 3rd Annual Northwest Farmers Fighting Hunger Project during June dairy month provides cash/food donations to Food Lifeline food banks when demand for food increases as school breaks for the summer.

Sen. Roach appointed to Legislature’s committee on trade policy

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 2:00PM

Sen. Pam Roach, a veteran of trade missions to Pacific Rim nations, has been named to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Trade Policy.

Hole in one for some | Editorial Cartoon

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 12:00PM

It's a hole in one for the US Open and Washington state. For others, the tournament is a sub-par experience.

Washington’s unemployment rate dips below national average | Employment Security Department

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 11:00AM

Washington’s unemployment rate dipped below the national average for the first time since May 2014, falling from 5.5 percent in April 2015 to 5.4 percent in May 2015, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. At the same time, the U.S. unemployment rate rose slightly to 5.5 percent. Unemployment in the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett area fell to 4.1 percent.

With more transit service available, drivers have more reasons to 'Dump the Pump' | King County

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 10:20AM

Several Puget Sound transit agencies have increased service heading into the summer, and more increases are on the way. In addition, gas prices are at their highest level this year. AAA Washington reports the average price of regular gasoline in the Seattle metro area is $3.16 a gallon, up 5 cents in the past week and 36 cents higher than the national average.

WSP deploys next-gen breath test instrument | Washington State Patrol

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 3:46PM

The deployment of new breath testing instruments began in Spokane County June 5, 2015. The Draeger Alcotest 9510 is being implemented all across the state in an effort to help remove impaired drivers from the streets and highways in Washington.

Burn ban east of the Cascades | Department of Natural Resources

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 10:17AM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced there will be a burn ban starting June 17 on DNR-protected lands east of the crest of the Cascade Mountains.

Upset by actions taken at Buckley cemetery | Letter to the Editor

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 2:00PM

As a resident of east Pierce County and a person with my infant son buried in the city of Buckley cemetery, I feel it is my responsibility to express my frustration – or, better yet, disdain and disgust – for the care our cemetery is receiving.

Tough to realize what big egos we have | Rich Elfers

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 12:00PM

Confucius said, “Don’t do unto others what you would not want others to do unto you.” That’s a little twist to the old familiar saying, but I am trying to make a point that should become clear as you read along.

Body found in suitcase near Kent | King County Sheriffs

  • Jun 16, 2015 at 3:00PM

Detectives with the King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit are looking for any information on an unidentified female who is believed to have died during the first week in May of this year. This timeframe is when the victim would have last been seen.

Council adopts call for equity of services for homeless youth | King County

  • Jun 16, 2015 at 2:32PM

The Metropolitan King County Council today gave its unanimous approval to a motion supporting efforts to ensure that homeless youth of color and LGBTQ youth receive equal access to the services that will aid them in getting off the streets.

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