Dennis Box

Enumclaw Library changes hands on June 1

The votes have been counted and certified. The final result is the King County Library System will take over operation of the Enumclaw Library June 1.

Enumclaw’s Adrian Monstad-Rios clears the bar in the pole vault.

Hornets compete at subdistrict and move to districts | Track and Field

Enumclaw High track and field athletes posted some impressive results during the Class 2A/3A subdistrict meet last weekend.

Enumclaw’s Adrian Monstad-Rios clears the bar in the pole vault.

King County Medical Examiner determines man died of drowning Saturday near Black Diamond

A rafting accident on the Green River near Black Diamond took the life of 61-year-old Drew Nielsen Saturday afternoon.

The Enumclaw girls water polo team is undefeated.

Hornets extends win streak | Girls Water Polo

Enumclaw High extended its unbeaten water polo win streak to 11 after dominating Auburn 18-1 Friday.

The Enumclaw girls water polo team is undefeated.
Relay For Life takes to the trail to raise funds for the American Cancer Society at the Buckley skate park May 18-19.

Buckley Relay for Life works for a cure | May 18-19

The battle to find a cure for cancer takes off once again this year in Buckley with the Relay For Life event scheduled for May 18-19 at the skate park.

Relay For Life takes to the trail to raise funds for the American Cancer Society at the Buckley skate park May 18-19.
District bracket

Bonney Lake plays Columbia River in first round of district tournament | Prep Baseball

The Bonney Lake Panthers earned a spot the West Central District-Southwest Division 3A tournament after beating Highline Saturday.

District bracket

Bonney Lake and Enumclaw baseball teams in the playoffs today | Live Updates

Bonney Lake plays the first game at Russell Road at 10 a.m. against Highline and Enumclaw plays the winner of the game at 1 p.m.

Speaker of the House Frank Chopp and Gov. Chris Gregoire

Rainier School in Buckley ducks veto, gets $3 million

Gov. Chris Gregoire’s veto pen was poised to strike out $3 million earmarked for capital improvements at Rainier School in Buckley when some last-minute phone tag changed her mind.

Speaker of the House Frank Chopp and Gov. Chris Gregoire
Enumclaw  voters will decide April 17 whether to allow the King County Library System to annex the city library.

Special election results certified with Enumclaw Library annexation passing | Election Results

The special election was certified today by the King County Elections today with the annexation of the Enumclaw Library by the King County Library System passing with 34 votes.

Enumclaw  voters will decide April 17 whether to allow the King County Library System to annex the city library.
Yure Vasquez sets up the stage at the Chalet theater.

Finding a home for the local arts at Enumclaw Chalet

With an eye toward increasing Enumclaw’s reputation as a welcoming home for the arts, a local group has banded together to form Chalet Arts Showcase Theater.

Yure Vasquez sets up the stage at the Chalet theater.
Enumclaw  voters will decide April 17 whether to allow the King County Library System to annex the city library.

King County Library System annexation of Enumclaw Library extends lead | Election Results

The pro-library annexation proposition on the special election ballot increased its lead to 34 votes Monday after bouncing between a 22 vote lead to as low as 14.

Enumclaw  voters will decide April 17 whether to allow the King County Library System to annex the city library.
Rep. Cathy Dahlquist

31st District legislators reflect on a long session

The 2012 legislative session came to a close April 11 after a regular session, a couple of special sessions and plenty of arm twisting.

Rep. Cathy Dahlquist
Conner Smith practices his pitching at Allan Yorke Park Saturday afternoon.

Blue skies and temperatures above 70 degrees greet Bonney Lake

Temperatures around 70 degrees finally came after days of rain and cool spring weather.

Conner Smith practices his pitching at Allan Yorke Park Saturday afternoon.

Editorial | A herd mentality is tyranny’s shepherd | Dennis Box

I have seen the word "Groupthink" in action many times through the years. The word is always alive and well in the audiences of the council meetings I have covered for various newspapers.

Enumclaw  voters will decide April 17 whether to allow the King County Library System to annex the city library.

Enumclaw Library race tightens with pro-annexation leading by 14 votes | Election Results

The vote concerning the annexation of the Enumclaw Library by the King County Library System tighten to a spread of 14 votes for the annexation.

Enumclaw  voters will decide April 17 whether to allow the King County Library System to annex the city library.
The EHS Girls water polo team continued their unbeaten streak in league play on Thursday with a win over the visiting Peninsula Seahawks.

Enumclaw High squad riding a wave of success | Water polo

The Enumclaw High Hornets’ water polo team is riding an undefeated wave.

The EHS Girls water polo team continued their unbeaten streak in league play on Thursday with a win over the visiting Peninsula Seahawks.

Update |White River rescue involving man and a dog | Black Diamond Fire Department

Mountain View Fire and Rescue/Black Diamond Fire Department spokesman Tim Perciful sent out a twitter message regarding a river rescue.

Awesome Gem

Longacres Mile brings home the winners | Emerald Downs

The Longacres Mile is the longest-running professional sporting event in the state.

Awesome Gem
The Daffodil Parade Queen Float made its way through Sumner Saturday

Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade in Sumner | Slideshow

The Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade rolled through Sumner Saturday April 14.

The Daffodil Parade Queen Float made its way through Sumner Saturday
Malcolm Fraser  leaves superior court with his attorney Ann Carey Thursday

Case setting hearing April 19 for Sound Doctrine Church pastor accused of child rape | King County Prosecutor

Malcolm Fraser, Enumclaw assistant pastor of Sound Doctrine Church, plead not guilty to charges of first-degree rape of a child and the next court date for the case is April 19 according to the King County Prosecutor's spokesman Dan Donohoe.

Malcolm Fraser  leaves superior court with his attorney Ann Carey Thursday