Historic preservation ordinance adopted

Sumner City Council members adopted a historic preservation ordinance during their Nov. 17 meeting.

Consultant hired in fire chief search

The Fire District No. 22 board approved a contract at the Nov. 18 meeting to hire a consulting firm to assist the commission in a national search for a new fire chief for East Pierce Fire and Rescue.

Citizens voice support of rezoning

People packed into the City Council chambers Nov. 18, spilling into the lobby, while the council heard testimony concerning a rezone of Inlet Island and the Church Lake area.

Sumner battles deficit

The difficult economic times were evident at the Nov. 18 Sumner City Council meeting, when the council passed its first biennial budget.

Greenwater sets festivities

The Greenwater Community Center, in conjunction with local merchants, will host the Greenwater Mountain Holidays Dec. 5-7.

  • Nov 24, 2008

Thank You

We are writing this letter in response to the article that appeared in the Nov. 12, 2008, issue of The Enumclaw Courier-Herald regarding Mayor Wise’s proposed plan to City Council for a public-private partnership that would result in a new two-story building downtown that would house a new senior center on the bottom floor.

  • Nov 24, 2008

Obituaries

Virginia P. Wilder, a resident of Lakeside Manor Adult Family Home in Enumclaw, died Nov. 15, 2008. She was 89.

  • Nov 24, 2008

Public Meetings

• Enumclaw School Board usually meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of every month at the district office, 2929 McDougall Ave. For more information call 360-802-7100. A study session is the first Monday of each month.

  • Nov 24, 2008

Calendar from page B5

Arts & Entertainment

  • Nov 24, 2008

Rachel’s Challenge comes to high school

White River High School students will be given the opportunity Friday to accept Rachel’s Challenge.

Board members sought

Pierce County Developmental Disabilities is seeking individuals who would like to serve on the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board. The board assists and advises Pierce County officials on services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Museum receives county grant

The Enumclaw Plateau Historical Society museum building will be the recipient of a $25,000 Heritage Facilities and Arts Equipment funding grant for rehabilitation.

  • Nov 23, 2008

Pollice Blotter

• A resident of the Wynalda Drive area called police about 11:30 a.m. Thursday, reporting that an elderly man was going house to house asking for directions and appeared lost. An officer responded, was able to get an address from the man’s identification and provided the man a ride to that address.

  • Nov 23, 2008

City notes holiday garbage collection plan

City of Enumclaw offices will be closed Nov. 27 and 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • Nov 23, 2008

Authorities investigating WR incident

Police now believe one bad decision led to another and, eventually, a group of White River High School students had hung a Barack Obama doll in effigy in a school stairwell.

  • Nov 23, 2008

High water hits Wilkeson

As Gale Creek rushed over its banks in Wilkeson during the recent steady rains, it worked its way across Wilkeson Elementary School’s playground, encroached on one of the historical school’s portable buildings, surrounded Dennis and Sandi Smith’s home and then rushed across state Route 165 into oncoming traffic.

  • Nov 23, 2008

Heavy rain pelts the Plateau

A line of perhaps two dozen cars and trucks sat motionless Friday morning, idled about seven miles east of Enumclaw as work crews cleared mud, rocks and large trees from state Route 410.

  • Nov 23, 2008

District looking at February tech levy

The Enumclaw School Board was expected to give the nod to district officials to place an $8.4 million capital facilities levy for school improvements and instructional technology on the Feb. 3 ballot at its regular meeting Monday night.

  • Nov 23, 2008

Complaints bring resident to city’s attention

The Buckley Police Department maintains city resident Calvert Bush has been an irritant for the better part of a decade.

  • Nov 18, 2008