Kevin Hanson

Belmont venture offers lavender, much more

The remodeled barn opened as a business in July.

 

Eleven former Spartans on collegiate football rosters

From Eastern Washington to the Dakotas, former Sumner High School student athletes are making names for themselves while continuing their education.

 

It was close, but Pierce library levy is approved

Only 951 more votes approved the levy than rejected it.

 

Sumner, Bonney Lake athletes spring into winter season

The Panthers wrestling team is looking to be the top school in the Tacoma Dome this year.

Mix of varsity experience, newcomers dot winter rosters at Enumclaw, White River

White River’s boys wrestling is now full of experienced seniors, and an Enumclaw swimmer is looking to make another splash this year.

Enumclaw High will have full-time police officer assigned to campus

The district starting having the conversation about having a School Resource Officer after the 2018 Parkland shooting.

Buckley budget allows for growth, keeps healthy reserve

Property tax rates have gone down, but value has increased, as well as utility rates.

Sumner hoops: Blakeslee takes over girls program

Meanwhile, the boys are aiming to reverse their win-loss record from last year and make it to districts.

White River girls aim to return to Sweet 16

The team hasn’t made it to state in only two season out of the last 20 years.

Plenty of experience found on Panthers’ varsity lists

Both teams are looking to do better in districts than last year.

Enumclaw boys gunning for another trip to state

The Hornet girls will be missing a top player this year, but are hoping to find themselves on top of districts.

Three local wrestlers in national rankings

White River’s Stroud sits at No. 4 in the country.

Enumclaw dropping sewer rate, will not increase water cost

Public Works Director Jeff Lincoln said the sewer rate can drop 10 percent.

Certain businesses banned from prime sites in Buckley

Entering Buckley from the west provides a highway panorama that may not be too attractive and is noticeably short on retail opportunities. Now, in a… Continue reading

Nelson honored as state Superintendent of the Year

The district’s Board of Directors was also given the honor of being named the 2018 Board of Distinction.

Athletes make their futures official, sign with colleges

Students from White River, Sumner, and Bonney Lake are ready for the next step in their education and athletics.

White River fish passage project under way

The old 1940s system was designed to haul 20,000 fish annually. Now the facility has to be upgraded to handle 20,000 a day.

Enumclaw, Bonney Lake represent at state swim championships

A Hornet relay team placed 15th, while a Panther was outed in the preliminaries.

Three local teams bounced in first round of state soccer playoffs

Bonney Lake, White River and Sumner went out early in postseason this year.

White River eighth in 2A state volleyball

The Hornets stated the tournament facing an old enemy, the Fife Trojans.