Kevin Hanson

Drivers take notice: busy bridge near Buckley will close for four weeks

The 82-year-old span on state Route 162 (also identified as Pioneer Way) will be shut down from 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20.

 

Buckley traffic light replacement under way

The signal light project has been in the planning stages for some time and, according to a DOT press release, work was set to begin Monday, Aug. 6.

 

Enumclaw’s Hooper a rising star in world of MMA

“The Teenage Dream” is currently undefeated, sitting on a 6-0 proffesional record.

 

Enumclaw’s Scott Gray appointed to serve on King County’s 4Culture task force

“Scott’s experience working on the King County Fair will add valuable insight as we look at how to make arts and culture funding work for the entire county.”

Enumclaw Council to vote on rate for new utility

Residents will start seeing a new $5.24 stormwater bill every month starting September.

Carrying on another’s leadership, legacy

Victor Wong takes the reins at Plateau Outreach Ministries after Britt Nelson resigns as executive director after seven years.

An overview of where road resurfacing work will be taking place around Bonney Lake. For more detailed maps, visit <a href="https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program" target="_blank">https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program</a>. Image courtesy Pierce County

Neighborhoods near Bonney Lake, Buckley impacted by road work

Work is expected to begin the week of Aug. 6 - 10 and will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays only through the end of the month.

An overview of where road resurfacing work will be taking place around Bonney Lake. For more detailed maps, visit <a href="https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program" target="_blank">https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/4288/Residential-Resurfacing-Program</a>. Image courtesy Pierce County

Veteran coach takes over EHS boys water polo program

Scott Usborne recently went from Mira Mesa to Auburn High, finally landing in Enumclaw.

Court rejects murder appeal

Johnathan Harris was convicted in 2016 for murdering local Nicole White. His attempt to appeal his guilty plea failed.

Wrestlers shine at national meet

Several Panthers and Hornets took to the mats at the USMC Cadet and Junior Nationals in July.

Enumclaw’s Gwerder solid on the back line

A stalwart of defense, Aleea Gwerder helped the Sounders Women take the Jerry Zanelli Cup.

Enumclaw will be busy with Street Fair, Highland Games

There will be tons to do this coming weekend, from celebrating small-town friendliness to Scottish heritage.

King County Fair begins four-day run; Saturday brings handcars, parade to Wilkeson

The longest-running county fair west of the Mississippi River is back with some old favorites and new attractions.

Townsend drafted by Toronto, now pitching professionally

The former Bonney Lake Panther was drafted after one season at Oral Roberts University, where he managed an impressive average of 11.64 strikeouts per nine innings.

Gretler brothers: One to the Bears, one to the Beavers

The former Panthers are ready to hit the next level of baseball.

State survey seeks information from SR 410 drivers

Make sure to let WSDOT know how you think traffic between Bonney Lake and Enumclaw can be improved by Sunday, July 22.

Group moving ahead with plans for Mount Peak tower

The Mount Peak Historical Fire Lookout Association may have to shift where the tower would be placed, and the cost is estimated at $450,000.

Pamphlets, primary ballots headed for voters’ hands

The first round of election materials are scheduled to hit the mail July 12 in Pierce County and July 17 in King County.

Enumclaw council approves reorganization of police

Additionally, the council revised its rules regarding seniors and impact fees.

Sumner diver Rodriguez now an All-American

The SHS graduate will soon start diving for the University of Arizona.