Few incumbents are being challenged | Rich Elfers

  • Today at 10:00AM

In Sumner, four candidates are running unopposed for the City Council. In Bonney Lake, there are four council positions with no opposition. The Enumclaw School Board has three unopposed seats. Fire District 28 has only one position and it, too, is unopposed. In Black Diamond, two of the four council positions have two candidates competing; my guess is that the issue of the housing developments is still partly the cause.


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Washington schools are illegally financed | Jerry Cornfield

  • May 28, 2015 at 10:00AM

The way Washington pays for public schools is illegal. But there’s no simple fix, and school leaders worry that state lawmakers are considering potential remedies that might not be better and, in some cases, could be worse. Democratic and Republican lawmakers must meet a deadline to figure it out or face the wrath of the state Supreme Court.

Still calling for more taxes | Editorial cartoon

  • May 27, 2015 at 11:00AM

Despite new state revenue, Democrats in Washington's legislature still want to raise taxes.

School board pleased with support for bond | Letter to the Editor

  • May 27, 2015 at 10:05AM

The Enumclaw School District board of directors would like to say “thank you” to our community for passing the recent bond measure to replace Black Diamond Elementary and restore Enumclaw High School.

Warm memories of wet cement, raw meat | In The Day with Jennifer Anderson

  • May 23, 2015 at 10:00AM

I bet not many people would admit that the smell of raw meat and cold wet cement gives them a warm, fuzzy nostalgic feeling. Oddly enough, I’m one of those people.

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