Kevin Hanson

Image courtesy Enumclaw Expo Center

Expo Center to livestream EHS games

Tickets to the event are $7.

 

The Enumclaw High Hornets practicing on their home field Feb. 10. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Enumclaw, WR football teams to kick off season this weekend

White River begins with a home-field advantage Friday, while Enumclaw travels to an away game Saturday.

 

Enumclaw Mayor Jan Molinaro

Mayor to deliver “State of Enumclaw” address

The address is scheduled for Feb. 24.

 

Enumclaw Police Chief Bob Huebler spent 21 years in the armed services before becoming an officer of the law. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Tim Floyd will take reins as EPD chief, following Bob Huebler retirement

Huebler has dedicated 46 years to public service, including 25 years with the Enumclaw P.D.

Enumclaw Police Chief Bob Huebler spent 21 years in the armed services before becoming an officer of the law. Photo by Kevin Hanson
Property along Mud Mountain Road has sat vacant and unused for years. Now, a local group has come forward with a proposal for the city-owned park land. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Plans for rehabilitation center on rural park property called off

Redemption Rock Ministries pulled back its proposal after public outcry.

Property along Mud Mountain Road has sat vacant and unused for years. Now, a local group has come forward with a proposal for the city-owned park land. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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Enumclaw police provide year-end crime statistics

“Impersonation” cases were at an all-time high in 2020.

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Dept of Ecology logo

Buckley business fined by Department of Ecology

Buckley Storage was fined $1,000 for violating environmental standards.

Dept of Ecology logo
Blotter bug

Suspect flees Buckley police, crashes in wooded area, has not been located

Austin Chase went missing after eluding police on Jan. 13.

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The Enumclaw Council Chambers. File photo

Enumclaw continues contracts with Chamber, Arts Alive!

Plus, city residents can apply to be appointed to the city council until Feb. 15.

The Enumclaw Council Chambers. File photo
A rendering of what the future Mount Peak fire lookout would look like. Courtesy image

Mount Peak tower effort gets $250,000 boost from King County

The fire lookout replica could be build by the end of 2021, project organizers say.

A rendering of what the future Mount Peak fire lookout would look like. Courtesy image
SPSL 2A football teams will play a short, six-game schedule.

Shift into Phase 2 paves the way for high school sports

Football turnouts are planned for Feb. 10, while other sports start Feb. 15.

SPSL 2A football teams will play a short, six-game schedule.
White River football players were running through drills last week, with masks in place and players spread throughout the practice field. Here, coach Jesse Reeves leads the way while Jayden Sams hands off to Ossyan Williams. Football practice for real is set to begin Feb. 10. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Schedules set for high school Season 1, games to begin week of Feb. 22

With King and Pierce County moving to Phase 2, sports will be starting up soon.

White River football players were running through drills last week, with masks in place and players spread throughout the practice field. Here, coach Jesse Reeves leads the way while Jayden Sams hands off to Ossyan Williams. Football practice for real is set to begin Feb. 10. Photo by Kevin Hanson
The Enumclaw School District closed Kibler Elementary for 10 days, taking precautions after five staff members tested positive for COVID-19. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Kibler Elementary closed due to COVID cases, district watching case counts

The school won’t reopen until Feb. 1 due to five staff members coming down with COVID-19.

The Enumclaw School District closed Kibler Elementary for 10 days, taking precautions after five staff members tested positive for COVID-19. Photo by Kevin Hanson
A parcel of land on Roosevelt Avenue would be developed into lots for 23 single-family homes if the city approves. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Council awards bid for roundabout in front of Enumclaw High

Also, 23 more homes could be coming to Roosevelt Avenue.

A parcel of land on Roosevelt Avenue would be developed into lots for 23 single-family homes if the city approves. Photo by Kevin Hanson
Property along Mud Mountain Road has sat vacant and unused for years. Now, a local group has come forward with a proposal for the city-owned park land. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Group proposing rehab center, public trail system on city park land

Anderson Riverview Park could get a facelift in the near future.

Property along Mud Mountain Road has sat vacant and unused for years. Now, a local group has come forward with a proposal for the city-owned park land. Photo by Kevin Hanson
It's been a while since local schools have been able to practice sports. Pictured is Coach Mark Gunderson working on technique with one of his players during an Aug. 28, 2019 practice. Photo by Kevin Hanson

At EHS and White River, football to begin Feb. 10, other sports to follow

Golf looks to be the only fall sport not starting next month.

It's been a while since local schools have been able to practice sports. Pictured is Coach Mark Gunderson working on technique with one of his players during an Aug. 28, 2019 practice. Photo by Kevin Hanson
Main Street is now a one-way affair through downtown Buckley. The change aims to provide safety for outside diners. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Main Street is one-way through downtown Buckley

The street is also fully closed to traffic on weekends.

Main Street is now a one-way affair through downtown Buckley. The change aims to provide safety for outside diners. Photo by Kevin Hanson
Hairy vetch seedpods contain cyanide, and can be lethal. Stock photo

After loss of mini donkey, owner has warning for others with livestock

The seedpods of this plant, hairy vetch, contain cyanide.

Hairy vetch seedpods contain cyanide, and can be lethal. Stock photo
This grassy field by the Enumclaw library is expected to soon become a public parking lot. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
This grassy field by the Enumclaw library is expected to soon become a public parking lot. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Male police officers standing behind Do Not Cross tape

Suspect arrested in case that began in Bonney Lake, shifted to Buckley

Kenneth Whiteman was arrested in Tacoma on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020.

Male police officers standing behind Do Not Cross tape