Kevin Hanson

Enumclaw Rotary Club Street Fair

Street Fair bringing vendors, music, food and fun to downtown Enumclaw

After a year off, Rotary Street Fair bringing vendors, music, food and fun to downtown Enumclaw.

 

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Former EHS teacher Bob Kilmer snaps a photo of the tiny house his students created. The home will now used by those advocating for small-home living. Some of the students involved in the project gathered Friday with Todd McKellips (left), director of the Washington Tiny House Association.

Tiny house built by EHS students turned over to advocacy group

The Washington Tiny House Association will use the 16-foot-long house as a “model home” at home shows.

 

The Enumclaw City Council chambers. File photo

New police chief sworn in, council greets new department heads

A night for introductions: Council greets new police chief, new public works and finance directors.

 

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During the All-State baseball series, Enumclaw High coach Eric Fiedler is flanked by his former players Cole Kaschmitter and Kaden Loop.

Enumclaw pair contribute during all-state baseball

Cole Kaschmitter and Kaden Loop cap prep baseball careers with appearance at all-state series.

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During the All-State baseball series, Enumclaw High coach Eric Fiedler is flanked by his former players Cole Kaschmitter and Kaden Loop.
The Enumclaw Expo Center is expecting to have a full carnival available to visitors of the King County Fair this year, despite the coronavirus. Pictured are some kids at the 2019 fair. File photo by Kevin Hanson

King County Fair prepares for four-day run at Expo Center

After a year’s absence, King County Fair ready for a four-day run at Enumclaw Expo Center.

The Enumclaw Expo Center is expecting to have a full carnival available to visitors of the King County Fair this year, despite the coronavirus. Pictured are some kids at the 2019 fair. File photo by Kevin Hanson
Pierce County

No one ran for a handful of local elections – so you’ll have another chance to do so next week

Pierce County is seeking candidates for several offices on the Plateau. File between July 12-14.

Pierce County
Summer Food Program workers prepare to serve from a site at the Enumclaw library in summer 2018. Enumclaw High School, Byron Kibler Elementary School and Black Diamond Elementary will be the distribution points instead in 2021. Photo courtesy Enumclaw School District.

Enumclaw and White River will distribute food weekly throughout the summer

Again this summer, the local school districts will offer free meals to anyone 18 and younger.

Summer Food Program workers prepare to serve from a site at the Enumclaw library in summer 2018. Enumclaw High School, Byron Kibler Elementary School and Black Diamond Elementary will be the distribution points instead in 2021. Photo courtesy Enumclaw School District.
Pierce County

Market is still hot and Pierce property values continue to climb

Pierce County property values jump again; Wilkeson and South Prairie among most affordable places

Pierce County
The Enumclaw City Council chambers. File photo

New finance director confirmed by Enumclaw council

Chris Anderson confirmed as new finance director for city of Enumclaw

The Enumclaw City Council chambers. File photo
Enumclaw Middle School

Enumclaw Middle School will have a new principal in the fall

After four years as principal at Enumclaw Middle School, Jill Barrett announces her departure

Enumclaw Middle School
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Joined by family and friends, longtime Enumclaw resident Jim Puttman (left) was honored with a proclamation offered by King County Councilman Reagan Dunn.

Jim Puttman honored for decades of service to Plateau community

Proclamation honors Jim Puttman for decades of service to the community

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Joined by family and friends, longtime Enumclaw resident Jim Puttman (left) was honored with a proclamation offered by King County Councilman Reagan Dunn.
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Following standout careers at Enumclaw High, Hunter Storm (left) and Sam Lingwall headed south to compete for the Portland State Vikings.

Enumclaw High alums running strong at Portland State

Sam Lingwall and Hunter Storm starred in EHS track & cross country and earned praise at Portland State

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Following standout careers at Enumclaw High, Hunter Storm (left) and Sam Lingwall headed south to compete for the Portland State Vikings.
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The Wabash Church men's choir, perhaps with additions from the community, will perform during services at The Moving Wall.

Plans coming together for Moving Wall’s August visit to Enumclaw

When the Moving Wall comes to Enumclaw, a feature will be a performance by a men’s community choir

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The Wabash Church men's choir, perhaps with additions from the community, will perform during services at The Moving Wall.
Washington State University

Cougar wrestling club planning Aug. 7 fundraiser at city golf course

Fundraising event will support the wrestling program at Washington State University

Washington State University
Enumclaw Hornets

Loop is named to all-state baseball roster

He’ll join another Hornet in Yakima for Team Rainier for the upcoming all-state baseball series

Enumclaw Hornets
Kibler Elementary. Photo by Kevin Hanson

District names new principals for two elementary schools

Lea Tiger-Tice, Travis Goodlett will lead Sunrise, Byron Kibler elementary schools, respectively

Kibler Elementary. Photo by Kevin Hanson
Advance Gift Snow Avalanche did his best, but did not place in the toy group that he competed in. Courtesy photo

Elite Westminster show included Enumclaw dog and owner

Plateau pup played part in prestigious pet presentation

Advance Gift Snow Avalanche did his best, but did not place in the toy group that he competed in. Courtesy photo
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Starbucks coming to Buckley, taking over former bank building

Local coffee scene will see new competition from the java giant

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Photo courtesy Puyallup Watershed Initiative Active Transportation COI

King County seeks permit for more trail, footbridge over White River

If the stars align, construction could start in early 2022

Photo courtesy Puyallup Watershed Initiative Active Transportation COI
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Cascade Foothills Chorale members show their spirit, and their appreciation, with this entry into Enumclaws 2019 Fourth of July parade.

Foothills Chorale making virtual concert available on YouTube

“Together From Afar” debuts Friday, June 18

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Cascade Foothills Chorale members show their spirit, and their appreciation, with this entry into Enumclaws 2019 Fourth of July parade.