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Flood effect light on Bonney Lake

  • Nov 13, 2009 at 3:10PM

A final word from someone who knows

  • Nov 13, 2009 at 1:51PM

'This is insane,' mom says of Green River flood threat

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Nov 12, 2009 at 10:23AM

Billie Mayer is trying to do everything she can to protect her Kent home and personal belongings from the Green River floods.

Major Green River flood could stall deliveries everywhere

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Nov 12, 2009 at 10:23AM

While the impacts of a potential Green River flood this winter are obvious to the businesses located in the path of the water, the flooding to the West Coast’s second-largest warehouse and distribution center could have far-reaching effects.

With assets at risk from flooding, Green River Valley businesses plan for worst

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Nov 12, 2009 at 10:23AM

With the potential for flooding just around the corner and many assets to protect on the Green Valley floor, many local businesses are preparing for the worst, while hoping for the best.

Mark Bauer, Enumclaw city administrator, accepts Edgewood job

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 4:42PM

Mark Bauer, Enumclaw's city administrator since 1999 and public works director for eight years prior to that, will be leaving his post.

Where to get sandbags, sand in Kent; how to volunteer

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 12:00PM updated at 2:01PM

Where will that water go?

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 10:00AM updated at 1:57PM

A Sword of Damocles is hanging over the Green River Valley. Thank the Greeks for this image, which, generally speaking, refers to a sense of foreboding that’s present in any precarious situation.

Kent bolsters levees to ward off floods

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 11:00AM updated at 1:56PM

Kent city crews and contractors have placed nearly 20,000 giant sandbags along a 12-mile stretch of Green River levees in an effort to help protect homes and businesses from flooding this winter.

Hanson Dam ushered in new era for Green River Valley

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 11:00AM updated at 1:48PM

Before the Howard Hanson Dam, the rainy winters of the Green River Valley brought with them a sense of dread. The Green River, which created the fertile valley, frequently would become a flooding nemesis, turning the communities on its banks into unwelcome versions of Venice.

Enumclaw team to help care for animals in event of flood

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 1:30PM

Within 10 minutes of getting a call in September from the frantic owner of an aging Arabian horse up to its neck in a marsh in Enumclaw, the Plateau-based Washington State Animal Response Team was on its way.

Auburn: Where to load up on sandbags

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 1:03PM

The City of Auburn is making sandbags available to the public. Bags will be available at the following dates and times:

Auburn's Jim Fugate prepares for day river turns on him

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 12:58PM

Nine years ago, Jim and Billie Fugate moved from their home of 29 years on Lea Hill to a house on Pike Street just where it curves into 12th Street.

Auburn no stranger to alarm bells; preparing for flood threat

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 12:43PM

The City of Auburn began planning for potential flooding of the Green River last January shortly after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers first raised alarm bells about the compromised holding capacity of the Howard Hanson Dam.

A timeline of the Howard A. Hanson Dam

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 11:10AM

1850s - Settllers begin moving into the Green River Valley, setting up farms on the fertile flood plain. Begin working around the Green River’s capacity for flooding each winter.

Sunday event helps family with autism training

  • Nov 11, 2009 at 10:09AM

A pasta feed and silent auction will be 11 a.m. to 2 pm. Sunday at the Enumclaw Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3333 Griffin Ave.

SLIDESHOW: Arts Are Alive

  • Nov 10, 2009 at 3:59PM

The Plateau art community's support art, Arts Alive!, threw its annual fundraising dinner and auction Nov. 7 at the Pete's Pool fieldhouse. This year's mystery theme drew a number of guests willing to dress up and play along. Stage Door Production's Frank Thompson, who also emceed the event, was this year's Arts Alive! honoree.

SLIDESHOW: EHS FOOTBALL: Capital crushes Hornets

  • Nov 9, 2009 at 1:00PM updated Nov 10, 2009 at 11:38AM

A good-sized crowd of Enumclaw High football rooters watched an impressive Capital contingent dismantle their team Saturday evening at Ingersoll Stadium in Olympia by the score of 42-7.

EHS GIRLS SWIM AND DIVE: Davenport and Bonthuis makes a splash

  • Nov 9, 2009 at 12:00PM updated Nov 10, 2009 at 11:30AM

For the Hornets, it was freshman Bella Davenport and sophomore diver Erica Bonthuis who made a splash. Davenport earned her spot on the blocks at the state meet with a fourth-place finish in the 100 breaststroke. She finished with a time of 1:14.56.

Chinook Pass closed for the season

  • Nov 9, 2009 at 5:59PM

The Washington State Department of Transportation closed Chinook and Cayuse passes for the season Sunday, after reviewing a snowy forecast and assessing the avalanche risk.

Reynolds to take mayor’s post in January

  • Nov 9, 2009 at 4:59PM

Incumbent John Wise and challenger Liz Reynolds waged one of the most contentious battles for mayor Enumclaw has seen in recent years and, when the dust had settled from the Nov. 3 general election, voters had made their preference crystal clear.

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