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300-acre Enumclaw annexation proposal gets the OK

  • Apr 20, 2010 at 12:00PM updated at 4:24PM

Mayor Liz Reynolds cast a tie-breaking vote April 12 approving the current step in a process that could eventually lead to the annexation of approximately 300 acres of land into the Enumclaw city limits.

Gymnastics: Enumclaw-based Hernandez impresses at meet

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 4:21PM

Peak Experience’s Victoria Hernandez, a Level 8 qualifier to the Region 2 meet, which included athletes from Washington, Oregon, Montana, Alaska, Idaho and Hawaii, made quite an impression during the March 9-11 West Coast Regionals. Coaches said Hernandez, who previously had contented herself with a controlled mid-8.0s scores on balance beam, was aggressive and tough throughout the weekend, nailing a solid back handspring then immediately and successfully launching into another, receiving full value for the sequence and catapulting her to a top-20 all-around finish.

NASCAR: Kahne finishes 5th at Sumsung Mobile 500

  • Apr 20, 2010 at 2:00PM updated at 4:20PM

Kahne finishes fifth at Texas.

Enumclaw equestrian working toward state title

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 4:19PM

Two meets into the 2010 season and the Enumclaw High equestrian team is picking up where it left off after winning the Washington High School Equestrian Team state title in 2009.

Track: White River coasts past Bonney Lake

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 4:19PM

The White River High boys had an easy time Thursday, defeating visiting Bonney Lake and the Lakes Lancers in South Puget Sound League 3A track and field action.

SLIDESHOW: Enumclaw tennis maintains lead

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 4:19PM

The Enumclaw High girls tennis team topped White River 3-2 in league action April 13, then scored another 3-2 league win over Bonney Lake April 14 and its third South Puget Sound League 3A win of the week 5-0 Thursday over Auburn Mountainview to keep its record clean.

Enumclaw baseball’s bats are hot, hot, hot

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 4:18PM

Enumclaw High is suddenly the hottest team in the Sough Puget Sound League 3A.

Soccer: Averill earns Enumclaw’s shutout

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 4:17PM

The Enumclaw High Hornets struck for three goals in the first half Friday and went on to defeat the visiting Sumner Spartans 4-0 in South Puget Sound League 3A soccer action.

Enumclaw fastpitch scores victory over Sumner

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 4:17PM

The Enumclaw High fastpitch squad dropped two of three games last week.

Enumclaw Track: Schreiner wins two at Thursday meet

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 4:16PM

Several Enumclaw High track and field athletes fared well during double-dual action Thursday.

SLIDESHOW: Water Polo: Bowden cranks up Enumclaw scoring

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 4:16PM

Behind the six-goal performance of Lindsay Bowden and the four goals of Ali Ballard, the Enumclaw High girls water polo team beat Emerald Ridge 13-11 April 12 at the Enumclaw Aquatic Center and then followed it up with a 16-2 victory over Auburn April 14, a 19-5 victory over Peninsula Friday and an 11-4 loss to Gig Harbor Saturday.

Enumclaw's Carel will play D-II basketball at Seattle Pacific

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 4:16PM

With his family, Hornet teammates and coaches Phil Engebretsen and Rick Hofstrand gathered around, Enumclaw High senior Riley Carel inked a letter of intent to play basketball at NCAA Division II Seattle Pacific University.

Glasgow leading White River equestrian team

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 4:15PM

White River High has saddled up an equestrian team and is seeing success in the Washington High School Equestrian Teams Division 2’s first couple of meets of the season.

Pierce Transit's plans to eliminate bus routes irk taxpaying cities

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 3:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 1:53PM

Throughout the meeting of representatives from the small cities of Pierce County, the same refrain came up over and over in reference to Pierce Transit’s plans to eliminate bus routes to and from their cities.

SLIDESHOW: April Pools at Enumclaw Aquatic Center

  • Apr 20, 2010 at 12:04PM

More than 100 kids and parents showed up April 17 for the city of Enumclaw's April Pools water safety day at the Enumclaw Aquatic Center.

Buckley firefighters wouldn’t ask for new station if it wasn’t necessary

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 10:38AM

Twenty-plus years ago we had just moved into Buckley. I looked out the window and saw the neighbor’s chimney was on fire. Within a minute or two of calling 911, the fire station’s siren went off and this man came flying around the corner on his bicycle, dropped the bike, ran up to the door and identified himself as a member of the fire department. Shortly thereafter, the fire engine came in the driveway, loaded with more firefighters in gear. The problem was quickly taken care of and they went on their way with a wave and a nod.

Buckley firefighters have simply run out of space

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 10:37AM

The City of Buckley is currently trying to pass a bond to construct a new fire station. There are many reasons why your department needs to replace the current station which was built in 1951.

Washington's 'small business taxes are obscenely high'

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 10:36AM

As a small-business owner, I am disgusted with our Legislature. What are they thinking? Raising more taxes is wrong. They need to do what we are all doing. Relook at contracts that are too expensive; cut hours; don’t layoff, just prune hours and salaries. They need to stop adding to our tax burden. Our small business taxes are obscenely high and are driving many out of business. Bankers in this area need to start reaching out to small business owners to help them. Sitting on their bailout money does no good for anyone.

Health care law ends business 'double-dipping,' saves taxpayer dollars

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 10:36AM

I’m certainly glad that Mr. DeVol doesn’t bother himself with reading “liberal crap.” But then if he had, he probably would have had a better understanding of the myth of large companies losing $100 million dollars due to the new health care bill. He would have learned that this “loss” is pretty much a paper loss only, since what the new health care bill does in this area is change the law signed by President Bush under Medicare Part D, giving these large corporations a cash subsidy of $1,300 per retiree per year to help pay for prescription drug costs incurred by those retirees.

Enumclaw Rotary needs help with Caregiver Kits for AIDS victims

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 5:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:39AM

The Enumclaw Rotary Club is again teaming up with World Vision, inviting local churches, community groups and individuals to join volunteers worldwide who assist AIDS victims by either helping generate funds to purchase, or providing volunteers to assemble, Caregiver Kits.

Lines blur between vocational, academic programs at White River

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 5:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:38AM

The lines between traditional vocational education programs, now known as career and technical education, and academic programs are blurring, White River High School Assistant Principal Greg Borgerding said.

White River bus driver uses ride for education

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 5:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:37AM

Driving home the point that learning extends beyond the classroom, bus driver Anne Ross and her Route 5 riders recited the Preamble to the United States Constitution and American’s Creed for the White River School Board at its April 14 meeting.

George Strait song written by White River grad hits No. 9 on Billboard

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 5:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:26AM

When Blaine Larsen learned country superstar George Strait was going to record one of his songs on his upcoming album "Twang," the White River High graduate was floored.

Enumclaw woman finishes mini-horse career with top honors

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:20AM

In the world of miniature horses, Cayla Schaeffer stands tall. The Enumclaw 19-year-old closed out her career in the American Miniature Horse Registry and the American Miniature Horse Association’s youth ranks with top honors in September.

Rep. Hurst to run as 'Independent Democrat'

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:13AM

Not at all happy with the way things have been playing out lately in Olympia, local legislator Christopher Hurst is changing his political label.

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