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Collins task force ready to announce changes

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:04PM

The Collins Alternative Programs task force is almost ready to make its recommendations for changes in the school that is offered as a cooperative by the White River, Enumclaw, Orting and Sumner districts.

Agency tells city to take care of utility

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:04PM

Enumclaw officials found themselves scrambling last week, responding to news that the state’s Utilities and Transportation Commission was considering sanctions against the city that could include penalties in the neighborhood of $11 million.

Community outreach position a calling and good fit

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:03PM

Julie Bevaart, the endlessly optimistic person in charge of the recently-established White River Community Outreach program, was just polishing off the contents of her brown bag meal when a curious passerby queried, “Not going out to lunch anymore?”

Big honor for local post

  • Feb 16, 2009 at 11:03PM

When the Enumclaw Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1949 received the national VFW’s Fred C. Hall Memorial Outstanding Post Special Project Award Thursday night, no one in the audience at the post home was surprised.

Enumclaw 12-year-old becomes master scuba diver

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM updated Feb 11, 2009 at 2:51PM

What started out as a snorkeling expedition with his family has led 12-year-old Philip Lampkin to the highest level scuba diving has to offer someone his age – Junior Master Scuba Diver.

Wrestling: No. 1 Enumclaw raises the bar

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM updated Feb 10, 2009 at 9:13AM

One step closer to the opportunity to defend its state championship, that’s how things looked Saturday night as the No. 1-ranked Enumclaw High wrestling team dominated the subregional tournament with eight champions and four runners-up.

Mount Rainier Independent Business Alliance trumpets 'buy local' in Enumclaw

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM updated Feb 10, 2009 at 9:10AM

A new Enumclaw business association has hit the ground running, dedicated to the proposition that “buying local” will benefit the entire community.

DNA testing would help police catch the guilty

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

It’s the nightmare of every mother and father: your child is missing, then found murdered.

Past five years have been a treat

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

The fat guy is writing his last Our Corner column for The Courier-Herald.

Either Washington or Lincoln a perfect pick

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson designated the third Monday of each February (next Monday) as Presidents Day, proclaiming it a federal holiday. Ever since then, the states have honored that day in one way or another. Some states use the occasion to celebrate all our past presidents. A few states, at least officially, only pay homage to George Washington and no other commander in chief. But most states mark the day to honor both George and our 16th president, ol’ Abe Lincoln.

Plan to trim budget fat a strike out

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

In Olympia, everyone is trying to save money. Ideas that were unheard of a year ago are now getting serious consideration. And that’s good. Budget fat can build up anywhere, including nooks and crannies in “hands off” areas of state government, including education and the state prison system

Authors savors sweetness in relationships

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

“Remember the Sweet Things” by Ellen Greene, c. 2009, William Morrow, $19.95, 288 pages.

The answer to many of the new year’s resolutions can be found in gardening

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Marianne Binetti will speak at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, 10 a.m. Feb. 21 on “New Plants for Old Gardens” and at 2 p.m. Feb. 22 on “Garden Thunder from Down Under.” The show is at the Washington State Convention Center at Seventh and Pike in downtown Seattle. For more information go to

Violin students perform

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

The students of violin teacher Ruth Dirks were featured in a winter recital Jan. 26 at the Enumclaw Church of the Nazarene. Each violinist worked hard to prepare for the recital so they could share their piece with family and friends.

Violinist offering Saturday concert

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Seattle violinist, Geoffrey Castle is pulling out the stops for his show in Enumclaw at the fieldhouse Saturday.

Church offers look at creation

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Foothills United Methodist Church will offer a “faith-informed understanding of evolution” at 10 a.m. Sunday. The public is invited to attend.

“Accepting the Challenge” now on display

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

The city of Enumclaw’s Gallery 2009 presents “Accepting the Challenge,” by artist Janet Berthon. The exhibit opens at City Hall council chambers, 1339 Griffin Ave., today, Wednesday, and runs through March 3.

Windmill provides power for Plateau home

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Josh Hulburt, the owner of a 20-acre parcel on Warner Avenue just east off state Route 410 in Enumclaw, has successfully installed a 35-foot tall Skystream 3.7 wind turbine. He has been interested in renewal energy for many years and he saw the wind turbine as great opportunity to utilize Enumclaw wind. Although the turbine has only been operational for a few weeks, the output looks very promising and profitable.

Stock up the pantry for every day and emergency

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Do you have enough food at home to feed your family if a storm came in or for a short-term layoff from work? Have you gone to the store and seen how fast it is cleaned out during a storm warning or when the major highways are closed due to weather? Having some extra food in your home can bring peace of mind and security during stressful situations. It is like having insurance – the kind you can really use. Going to the store can be your option, if you have your pantry full. The option of going to the store saves me time and money every month.

Pruning fruit trees now helps with summer production

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Hopefully, we can put the sandbags and snow shovels away and turn our attention to other tasks around the house – such as our landscapes. Yes, pruning season is upon us. So it is time to break out the pruners, saws and first aid kits.

Heading into the Spiritual pool

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

I want to talk a bit about Spirituality today – not because I think I know so much about it, but because I think it’s so important, and I spend a lot of time turning the subject over in my mind. I suggest that God created us as a three-part being: Body – the physical part; soul – the mind will and emotions; and spirit – the eternal part of us that transcends time and substance. My experience is that our spirit part is our most intimate part and we feel most deeply and passionately about it. Consequently, I find that discussion around the spiritual stuff holds the greatest possibility for misunderstanding and conflict, and also for the greatest possibility of satisfaction and peace.

Hoop it up

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM


  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Five Years Ago

Buckley Eagle Scout follows in family’s footsteps of service

  • Feb 9, 2009 at 10:00PM

Blake R. Halvorsen is the newest Eagle Scout from Troop 305 of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On Jan. 11, an Eagle Court of Honor was given for Halvorsen where he was officially sworn in as an Eagle Scout by his older brother, Cameron, who has also achieved this rank. Achieving the rank of Eagle in the Scouting program is no small feat. Halvorsen had to complete many rank advancements and merit badges before considering his final project.

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