Enumclaw

Drainage District 5 commissioners resign

Allan Thomas, who is under investigation for allegedly stealing more than $400,000 from taxpayers and violating state election law, stepped down May 15. The district’s other commissioner, Kenneth Olson, has done the same.

Field is set for fall campaign season

Many local races are uncontested, and most of the rest will skip primaries.

Enumclaw, White River students shine at state FFA convention

EHS team of Gracelyn Boren, Dustin Clarke, Daisy Ruvalcaba and Lane Williams took first in the FARM for Kids event.

Recycling event at Expo Center can help your spring cleaning

The annual Enumclaw Collection event is June 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Help the Soup Ladies in their quest to help others

In times of crisis, The Soup Ladies have been there for first responders.

Enumclaw VFW honors two firefighters, city police officer

Officer Kim-Xuan Bewer and firefighters John Bloomer and Alex Lind were honored April 25 and May 9.

Thinking of running for office? Filing period closes Friday, May 17

There are many council positions opening up in Enumclaw, Buckley, and Black Diamond.

Cyclists take center stage, and fill roads, during weekend Stage Race

Busy streets of downtown Enumclaw will be closed Saturday, so plan accordingly.

Drainage District 5 investigations continue

King County Councilman Raegan Dunn seeks to remove commissioner Allan Thomas, the center of several investigations, from his seat in the drainage district.

‘Elk on the Trail’ art installation hosts public ribbon cutting

The event is 4 p.m., May 19 near the corner of state Route 410 and Warner Avenue.

Courier-Herald adopting new subscription fees

Deliveries are going up to $52, but there’s a small window of opportunity to apply for a lower rate.

Circus dispute a zoo of confusion

Is the Garden Bros. Circus coming to Enumclaw? They say yes, but the Expo Center says the contract was terminated after a late payment, and won’t host the event.

Local districts taking wait-and-see approach to new levy rules

New state laws will allow school districts to collect up to $2.50 per $1,000 in assessed property value for educational programs and operations.

VFW 1949 hosts annual Memorial Day ceremony

There will be a flyover of WWII-era planes.

Local projects funded as part of state Legislature’s capital budget

Enumclaw’s Mt. Peak fire tower, Rainier School in Buckley, and a skate park in Wilkeson are only some of the projects.

Business is roaring at Leony’s

For the first installment of The Courier-Herald’s new “Business Scene” focus page, we took a look at the owners of the new winery on Railroad Avenue.

Enumclaw Lions hosting annual White Cane Days

Lions Club volunteers will be at the local QFC on May 10 and 11.

“Climbing boulders” coming to Buckley

Enumclaw is also weighing skate park options.

Enumclaw official under investigation for fraud

A lack of oversight may have allowed Drainage District 5 Commissioner Allan Thomas to not only pocket public money by paying a family-run company, but also avoid having to hold elections for his position for decades.

Enumclaw Schools Foundation hosts lunch, sets two more fundraisers

Make sure not to miss the May 4 event, the annual Food Truck Wars, at the Expo Center.