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Gallery 2015 now displaying work of local painter

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 4:00PM

The city of Enumclaw’s Gallery 2015 will present the work of painter Sharman Owings through Aug. 4. The display is sponsored by both the city and 4Culture of King County.

Roof on building collapses, closes street

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 1:39PM

At approximately 9:30 p.m. last night, the roof on unoccupied building on the corner of Cole St. and Stevenson Ave. in Enumclaw collapsed, causing structural damage to the north and south walls.

Summertime fun awaits at King County Parks

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 1:00PM

From the frenetic energy of a concert at Marymoor Park’s beautiful amphitheater, to the tranquil solitude of a hike along a stretch of King County Parks’ 180-mile backcountry trail network, there are more than enough options available to fit just about anyone’s needs.

$227 million goes to work for Washington waters | Department of Ecology

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 12:00PM

Grants and loans worth $227 million just turned green, creating jobs and protecting waters across Washington state through 162 newly funded projects. State financial managers calculate that 11 jobs in Washington are created for every $1 million spent on clean water infrastructure projects. Using this calculation, the funding will support more than 2,300 jobs, with one-third of them as construction jobs.

Jewelry taken as garage sale | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

A Harding Street resident notified police June 25 after several pieces of jewelry went missing. She was preparing for a garage sale and had the items on a table under a carport. The missing pieces were valued at $50.

Family battle | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 9, 2015 at 9:00AM

A male told police June 26 he had been assaulted by his sister. Officers determined he had been the primary aggressor so he was arrested, processed for fourth-degree assault and transported to King County’s juvenile hall.

Flail found in garbage | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 8, 2015 at 9:00AM

A citizen contacted police June 26, concerned about placing a medieval flail (a heavy staff with a short stick swinging from it) in the garbage. The concern is that the item could be taken from the trash and used as a weapon. The item was turned over to police.

Home burglary in Enumclaw | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jul 7, 2015 at 10:16AM

An officer met June 28 with the Myrtine Street resident who was the victim of a residential burglary. Evidence was collected and a report was taken.

Commencement Bank makes stock announcement

  • Jul 6, 2015 at 4:00PM

Commencement Bank, which maintains a presence in downtown Enumclaw, announced that the company’s common stock began trading on the OTCQX Best marketplace under the ticker symbol “CBWA.”

Fires calls keep Plateau crews running on Fourth | Enumclaw and East Pierce Fire and Rescue

  • Jul 6, 2015 at 3:14PM

Sunny skies, high temperatures and the Fourth of July brought family gatherings, barbecues and a rash of fires. King County Fire District No. 28 Fire Chief Randy Fehr wrote Monday in an email that over the Independence Day weekend district crews were, “dispatched to 13 fires. All of these were fireworks related; 12 of the 13 calls were brush/vegetation fires.”

Del’s will soon disappear; in it’s place will be Tractor Supply

  • Jul 6, 2015 at 1:25PM

Big changes are coming to a highly-visible, Griffin Avenue location in downtown Enumclaw. The existing Del’s Feed and Farm Supply will be torn down and a new building will rise in its place, operating as a Tractor Supply Co. store. Tractor Supply owns the Del’s locations.

Hunter education classes continue right through summer | Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Jul 6, 2015 at 12:00PM

While major hunting seasons are closed in summer, hunter education courses continue to run throughout the state. Now is the time to enroll in hunter education and avoid the autumn rush, said David Whipple, hunter education division manager for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).

Periodic closures on Green River Trail as essential levee repairs continue | King County

  • Jul 6, 2015 at 11:00AM

Maintenance work is now underway by King County along a dozen miles of levees that protect the cities of Renton, Tukwila and Kent from Green River flooding. This work will require temporary, intermittent closures of sections of the Green River Trail, which sits atop the levee system through the Green River Valley.

Public’s help sought in identifying remains found on Mt Si | King County Sheriff

  • Jul 6, 2015 at 10:25AM

Detectives with the King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit would like the publics help to identify skeletal remains found on Mt Si, near North Bend Washington. Evidence suggests the remains may be from the mid 90’s.

WSU President Elson Floyd a hard act to follow | Don Brunell

  • Jul 5, 2015 at 11:03PM

Elson Floyd leaves big shoes to fill at Washington State University.

Three colts-geldings lead $50,000 Seattle Slew Handicap nominations | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 5, 2015 at 10:48PM

An evenly-matched group of 3-year-old colts and geldings are set for battle in the $50,000 Seattle Slew Handicap on Sunday, July 12.

Enumclaw jockey Gallyn Mitchell rides winner in $50,000 Boeing Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 5, 2015 at 10:31PM

Lady Rosberg gained command into the stretch and powered home for a 5 ½-length victory Sunday in the $50,000 Boeing Handicap for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.

Enumclaw firefighters battle fire near Kanaskat-Palmer State Park

  • Jul 5, 2015 at 10:13PM

Enumclaw fire crews were on the scene of the fire in the area of Kanaskat-Palmer State Park.

$50,000 Boeing Handicap news and notes | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 5, 2015 at 2:00PM

Track & State Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), Aug. 24, 2003 Stakes Record: 1:34.20 Stopshoppingdebbie (4), July 6, 2014

Herbie D wins Independence Day feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 4, 2015 at 10:48PM

Herbie D was back in top form Saturday, rolling to a gate-to-wire one-length victory in the $25,000 allowance feature on Independence Day at Emerald Downs.

Fireworks sales and use | State Fire Marshal

  • Jul 4, 2015 at 2:41PM

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that the sale and use period for consumer fireworks concludes on Saturday, July 4, at 11 p.m.

Star of the Dia wins Friday feature | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 4, 2015 at 2:35PM

Star of the Dia turned back all challengers Friday and scored a half-length victory in the $18,800 Carl’s Jr. Purse for 3-year-olds and up on Fireworks Spectacular night at Emerald Downs.

Tom Wenzel aiming for win in $50,000 Boeing Handicap | Emerald Downs

  • Jul 3, 2015 at 10:22AM

Stopshoppingdebbie, Goin to the Window and Blueberry Smoothie are retired, but the plot remains the same. Trainer Tom Wenzel continues to dominate the older filly and mare division at Emerald Downs.

Trail extension receives budget support

  • Jul 4, 2015 at 1:00PM

A long-awaited extension of the popular Foothills Trail will become reality if a funding proposal receives final authorization. The Puget Sound Regional Council recently offered its initial support for a $378,000 grant that would allow building a 1.3-mile segment of the trail between Buckley and South Prairie.

Cherish freedom not even death can take away | Church Corner

  • Jul 4, 2015 at 3:00PM

Freedom is one of our most cherished privileges – and it should be – since most of the history of the world has been a sequence of one ruler after another who claimed by right of force the power of life and death over all other people. In fact, the cultures that denied the “right of kings” to rule over all others were few and often short-lived.

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