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Kindergarten booster takes untraditional path toward landing scholarship money

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 1:03PM

Westwood Elementary School special eduation teacher Fran Watt isn’t planning a traditional Tupperware party to raise money for scholarships for the Enumclaw School District full-day kindergarten program.

Artwork will find home at wildlife preserve

  • Apr 20, 2009 at 10:00PM updated Apr 21, 2009 at 1:03PM

Students, parents and teachers at Wickersham School of Discovery came up with the perfect plan for the mosaics students created during its partnership with the Pierce County Arts Commission. They’re donating them to Northwest Trek, the 723-acre, free-roaming wildlife park outside Eatonville, Wash.

In The News

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 1:02PM

Ten Enumclaw High School juniors will vie for the Ray Limbo Masonic Junior Achievement Scholarship at 6:30 p.m. April 30 in the Enumlcaw High commons.

Movement on to save sixth-grade camp

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 1:02PM

When April Gallagher’s daughter heard the tradition of sixth-grade camp would be part of the Enumclaw School District’s $2.1 million in reductions, the Kibler Elementary School fifth-grade student wrote a letter to Superintendent Mike Nelson.

Green River Cleanup celebrates milestones

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 1:02PM

It’s time again for the annual Green River Cleanup.

Rotary honors students

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 1:01PM

The Enumclaw Rotary Club recognized three area students as Students of the Month at its April 16 meeting.

Early-morning gunshots rattle Buckley

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 1:01PM

Buckley residents were awakened by the sound of gunfire at 2 a.m. Saturday and perhaps a dozen 911 calls poured into the call center regarding a noisy incident on Cascade Street.

City of Enumclaw lines up summer bluegrass festival

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 1:01PM

Enumclaw’s Bluegrass Festival, car sale and stadium fundraiser is well on its way to becoming an annual event.

Buckley Relay fundraisers rolling

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 1:00PM

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is celebrating its 25th anniversary, so Buckley organizers are recruiting people to be a part of the special overnight event which this year focuses on colon cancer. The relay begins with the survivors’ Lap of Hope at 6 p.m. May 15 along River Road and state Route 410, and finishes 18 hours later at noon.

Flapjack Flippers

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 1:00PM

Here’s the Beef

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 1:00PM

White River prepares for more reductions

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 12:59PM

The White River School Board took another step toward preparing for the worst economically. At a special meeting Thursday afternoon, the board approved another resolution to reduce its workforce, while preparing a document to ask the State Board of Education to give it the nod to waive elementary physical education.

Hammond short-listed for interim executive position

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 12:59PM

Enumclaw’s Steve Hammond admits he has politics in his blood.

Major facelift planned for Collins High

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 12:59PM

Change is coming to Collins High School.

Major party for a small town

  • Apr 21, 2009 at 12:59PM

The town of Wilkeson is buzzing with activity, all geared toward this summer’s big centennial celebration.

It’s just not that easy going green

  • Apr 14, 2009 at 11:09AM

It’s not easy being green.

Give thanks to Scots for city’s 18-hole jewel

  • Apr 14, 2009 at 11:08AM

Around 400 A.D., give or take a few years, the Roman legions retreated from the northern British Isles, leaving behind a scattered collection of relatively peaceful, Christian people known as Celts. Shortly thereafter, the Celts were invaded by pagan, barbaric hordes of Anglo-Saxons out of northern Europe. Apparently, the Celts, as best they could, tried to defend themselves. This was the darkest era of the Dark Ages, where history blends into myth, giving rise to semilegendary figures like King Arthur.

Are we safer if everyone is armed?

  • Apr 14, 2009 at 11:08AM

Is our society safer or less safe because of guns?

Letters to the Editor Questioning how money is spent in district

  • Apr 14, 2009 at 11:07AM

It’s refreshing to see an effort to maintain a program necessary for student development, but as the article is read one wonders about the necessity of this action originally (“District officials bypass pay hike,” Courier-Herald, April 1).

Early Businessmen

  • Apr 14, 2009 at 11:07AM


  • Apr 14, 2009 at 11:06AM

Five Years Ago

Mutual has money available

  • Apr 14, 2009 at 11:06AM

For years, Mutual of Enumclaw has helped community nonprofit organizations that provide services to meet the population’s basic needs. Now, with those needs growing in its communities, the Enumclaw-based insurance company is letting organizations know it’s here to help.

Portage voyage creates plenty of pesky problems

  • Apr 14, 2009 at 10:52AM

“This is too dangerous!” I shouted.

Migraine headaches a huge pain

  • Apr 14, 2009 at 10:52AM

Migraine headaches can be extremely painful and debilitating – just ask anyone who has ever experienced one. Characterized by intense throbbing head pain, symptoms typically include pain on one side of the head accompanied by nausea and sensitivity activity, bright light or loud noises. Most migraines last from four to 12 hours, although they can be as short as a few hours or last a few days. Twenty-five percent of migraine sufferers experience aura, which cause visual disturbances such as wavy lines, dots or flashing lights and blind spots.

Spring brings list of chores for Northwest gardeners

  • Apr 14, 2009 at 10:52AM

Marianne Binetti will be making the following appearances:

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