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Panther wrestlers tally first winning season in school’s young history

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

By registering a pair of South Puget Sound League 3A victories last week, the Bonney Lake High wrestling squad did just what it set out to do – record the first winning league record in school history by finishing the regular campaign 5-3 in dual-match action.

Potterf top finisher in final home contest

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

The Sumner High girls placed second and Bonney Lake was third Jan. 28 during a three-team gymnastics meet in the Spartan gymnasium.

Bonney Lake hires Barrett as football coach

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

The Bonney Lake High School football team will take the field in September with a new head coach.

Enumclaw claims league title with win over WRHS

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

The score from Thursday night’s Enumclaw-White River wrestling match would clearly indicate that the top-ranked EHS Hornets dominated their cross-river rivals 59-13 on their way to claiming another undefeated season and South Puget Sound League 3A title.

Enumclaw combined schools successfully

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

It was June 2005 when the Enumclaw School District closed the doors on its 50-year-old J.J. Smith Elementary School and merged it and its popular Magic Strings program with Southwood Elementary School across town.

Mayor accused of violating law

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

Enumclaw City Council Mike Ennis has charged Mayor John Wise with violating public disclosure laws and has asked the state’s attorney general to investigate.

Sparks fly over chamber’s letter to city council

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

A strongly-worded letter from the Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce – which took certain city leaders to task for alleged unprofessional conduct – sparked verbal fireworks during the Jan. 26 meeting of the City Council.

Budget proposal will blend School of Discovery, Wilkeson

  • Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00PM

In a cost-cutting move, the White River School District will combine its two 200-student elementary schools – Wickersham School of Discovery and Wilkeson – into one beginning in September.

Legislature needs to promote jobs

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM updated Jan 28, 2009 at 10:26AM

Editor’s note: John Carlson, who normally provides the column appearing here, is on vacation. His column will return next week. This week’s column is provided by Don Brunell, who heads the Association of Washington Business.

Enumclaw Council gets history lesson: Kummer Bridge problem thousands of years old

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM updated Jan 27, 2009 at 9:13AM

Drivers face detours and business owners are losing money, all because of a geologic problem dating back thousands of years.

Inauguration was talk of the town

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

Jan. 20 was just another day for me when it started. Yes, it was inauguration day for President Obama, but for me, just another day in Enumclaw far far away from the festivities. The only thought I had was that $160 million dollars sure seemed like a lot for the pomp and circumstance that was about to occur.

America’s financial future heads overseas

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

So, our economy is down the toilet, like nothing you’ve ever experienced or can remember – unless you’re around 80 years old. We’ve seen recessions before, but this one is a real doozy. And our new president and most financial experts who are supposed to know about such things tell us the situation will get worse, with even higher unemployment, thousands of foreclosures, extreme Wall Street gyrations, more major corporations going bankrupt and more retail stores going broke. Understandably, the public is a bit frightened.

Legislature needs to promote jobs

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

Editor’s note: John Carlson, who normally provides the column appearing here, is on vacation. His column will return next week. This week’s column is provided by Don Brunell, who heads the Association of Washington Business.

Wickersham boosters rally to defense of their school District has good teachers in all schools

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

Recent letters to the editor from School of Discovery parents, concerned about the possible closing of the school, have reflected how much this school is loved and valued.

Letters to the Editor City should try to support local businesses

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

For a long time I have been extremely saddened and frustrated at the city’s attempt to spend money out of town and make it seem as if it is an attempt to bring in business. Here is what we know: the city of Enumclaw has spent thousands of dollars with a company called Destination Development, an out-of-the-town company. This was all an attempt to give the city a new look and bring dollars back into the city.

Happy times

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

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  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

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Inauguration was talk of the town

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

Jan. 20 was just another day for me when it started. Yes, it was inauguration day for President Obama, but for me, just another day in Enumclaw far far away from the festivities. The only thought I had was that $160 million dollars sure seemed like a lot for the pomp and circumstance that was about to occur.

America’s financial future heads overseas

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

So, our economy is down the toilet, like nothing you’ve ever experienced or can remember – unless you’re around 80 years old. We’ve seen recessions before, but this one is a real doozy. And our new president and most financial experts who are supposed to know about such things tell us the situation will get worse, with even higher unemployment, thousands of foreclosures, extreme Wall Street gyrations, more major corporations going bankrupt and more retail stores going broke. Understandably, the public is a bit frightened.

Minister stepping down after 20 years with his Buckley flock

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

A friendly and familiar face in the Buckley community, the Rev. Rodger Pettichord, will soon be retiring from his ministerial duties at Community Presbyterian Church.

Potato chip lovers will want to take a bite out of “Crunch”

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

“Crunch! A History of the Great American Potato Chip‚“ by Dirk Burhans, c.2008, Terrace Books, $26.95, 203 pages, includes index.

Tips can help dirt-cheap gardeners save a few dollars

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

• Meet Marianne Binetti during book signings and seminars at the Tacoma Home Show in the Tacoma Dome: 2 p.m. Thursday, “Dirt Cheap Tips for Gardeners” and free seeds; 1 p.m. Friday, “Color your World – Cool new plants for 2009” with free plant samples; and 3 p.m. Saturday, “Dirt Cheap Tips for Gardeners.” Book signings feature her latest books, “Container Gardening for Washington and Oregon” and “Herb Growing for Washington and Oregon.”

God wants us to become the butterfly, not the worm

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

I was asked a number of years ago how I feel about change. I responded in the words of the common philosophy that we change or die. This past year has been a year of change on a number of different fronts – perhaps you’ve felt it too. With change comes opportunity...the constant companion of change...perhaps the very reason we resist change so forcefully...to our own personal peril.

Rotary names January Students of the Month

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

The Enumclaw Rotary Club recognized three area students as Students of the Month at its Jan. 15 meeting.

Letters have been trickling into Beth Sprau’s office

  • Jan 26, 2009 at 10:00PM

Letters have been trickling into Beth Sprau’s office at Expressions at Enumclaw, written by people thanking White River High School senior Brittany Edmonson for putting together scrapbooks for their loved ones.

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