Kevin Hanson

Enumclaw residents will see water rate hike

Customers using city of Enumclaw water will soon be paying more each time they sip, flush or shower – or wash dishes, boil potatoes or, come summertime, water the lawn.

White River 3A status may not be best fit

Two factors emerge crystal clear as local fans of high school sports wonder what next year will bring.

White River 3A status may not be best fit

Two factors emerge crystal clear as local fans of high school sports wonder what next year will bring.

WRHS GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Hornets scoot up league ladder with win

The White River High girls captured a 59-46 road victory over the Franklin Pierce Cardinals Thursday night to improve to 4-1 in South Puget Sound League 3A play.

Rainier School not in budget

But supporters are lining up, ready for fight in Olympia

BUCKLEY: Rainier School plans to fight 2014 closing

It came as no surprise Thursday when Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire proposed shutting the doors at Rainier School.

GYMNASTICS: Sumner Spartans, Bonney Lake Panthers place 2-3 at meet

Sumner High gymnasts placed second and the Bonney Lake Panthers finished third during a four-team meet Dec. 9 in the Spartans’ gymnasium.

OUR CORNER: Weekly newspaper is a labor of love

Producing a weekly newspaper is a labor of love.

OUR CORNER: Weekly newspaper is a labor of love

Producing a weekly newspaper is a labor of love.

WRHS hunts for football coach

White River High football coach Ken Fagan announced his resignation Friday.

WRHS GIRLS BASKETBALL: One-point margin keeps Hornets on the winning side

The highly-regarded White River Hornets withstood a serious challenge Friday night at Auburn Mountainview, escaping with a 44-43 victory.

WRHS GIRLS BASKETBALL: One-point margin keeps Hornets on the winning side

The highly-regarded White River Hornets withstood a serious challenge Friday night at Auburn Mountainview, escaping with a 44-43 victory.

WRHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Hornets knock down Seahawks

The White River High boys picked up a victory in their first South Puget Sound League 3A game of the season, defeating the Peninsula Seahawks Friday night.

EHS GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hornets’ Paulson scores 24 in win over Seahawks

Kicking off the basketball season with two victories, the White River High girls reinforced the notion they’re a program to be reckoned with.

Holiday events brighten weekend

The holiday spirit will be in full swing Saturday around the Plateau.

Budget shuffling keeps a few on payroll

A tough budget season is reaching its climax, as Enumclaw City Council members make final adjustments to a spending plan for 2010.

Fair dead, but options may remain

Now that the King County Fair is officially dead – as far as the county is concerned, at least – boosters of youth agriculture programs and city officials may try to fashion some sort of event to help youngsters.

WRHS GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hornets well stocked for trip back to state

Coach Chris Gibson has maintained a level of excellence at White River High and it’s an experienced group of Hornets that will look to keep that tradition alive.

SHS GYMNASTICS: Veterans to lead group of fresh faces

With a small band of battle-tested veterans and big group of raw rookies, coach Kimmie Marton is entering her eighth season at the helm of the Sumner High gymnastics program.

City to consider farming out operations

A handful of traditional city operations could soon land in the laps of other agencies.