Kevin Hanson

White River girls earn state berth with Wednesday win over Hazen

The White River High girls punched their ticket to the Class 3A state basketball tournament Wednesday night with a 71-66 victory over the Hazen Highlanders.

City, UTC to continue negotiating

The back-and-forth negotiating between Enumclaw and the state’s Utilities and Transporta-tion Commission will continue next week, as the city looks to avoid possible fines threatened by the state agency.

Know where your meal comes from

A quick stroll past the meat counter of a popular megastore Sunday afternoon prompted thoughts of Piggy Sue and others.

White River postseason begins with 75-63 loss to No. 1-ranked Kennedy

Having already faced the best the state of Washington can throw at them, the White River High girls now jump into a 16-team district tournament that will eventually send a lucky seven to the Class 3A state basketball championships.

District playoffs begin tonight

The Enumclaw High girls will return to the court tonight, Wednesday, participating in the opening round of the West Central/Southwest district basketball tournament.

Heckroth, Potterf all-around leaders

Eight gymnasts, headed by all-around performers Rachel Heckroth and Kelsi Potterf, represented the Sumner School District during the weekend’s Class 3A state meet.

League-leading Hornets prepare for postseason

The White River High girls wrapped up a perfect South Puget Sound League 3A season with a Friday night victory over Enumclaw and now look forward to postseason play.

Heckroth captures second

Eight gymnasts from the Sumner School District – five Spartans and three Panthers – will compete this week in the Class 3A state meet in the Tacoma Dome.

Agency tells city to take care of utility

Enumclaw officials found themselves scrambling last week, responding to news that the state’s Utilities and Transportation Commission was considering sanctions against the city that could include penalties in the neighborhood of $11 million.

Hornets earn league’s No. 3 seed into districts

The Enumclaw High girls completed the South Puget Sound League 3A portion of their schedule with an 11-5 record, good for third place and a Friday night date in the opening round of the subdistrict basketball tournament.

Mount Rainier Independent Business Alliance trumpets ‘buy local’ in Enumclaw

A new Enumclaw business association has hit the ground running, dedicated to the proposition that “buying local” will benefit the entire community.

One on Tuesday, another on Thursday; barbers share a chair

A pair of longtime Enumclaw businessmen have joined forces and are busily cutting hair in a home-based shop.

New owner settling in at Buckley Vet Clinic

Buckley Veterinary Clinic is under new ownership, now that Dr. Dennette Wood has taken over the established practice along state Route 410.

Hornets sew up league title with win over BLHS

The White River High girls wrapped up a league championship with a Thursday night victory over second-place Bonney Lake, will face another tough foe when they travel to Enumclaw Friday and, along the way, will be gearing up for the beginning of postseason play.

Gymnasts finish third

The entire Sumner Spartans gymnastics team is headed to this weekend’s district meet, thanks to a third-place finish at Saturday’s subdistrict event at Kentwood High School.

Hornet-Hornet battle for pride, not position

Aside from seeking a bit of revenge and regaining Plateau bragging rights, the Enumclaw High girls could be looking for a second-place league finish when they host White River High Friday night.

Passion runs high in effort to keep Nolte open to public

Joe Bicondoa freely admits he’s passionate about Nolte State Park, where he runs the wide, groomed trails and his Labrador retriever splashes into the cool water of Deep Lake.

Potterf top finisher in final home contest

The Sumner High girls placed second and Bonney Lake was third Jan. 28 during a three-team gymnastics meet in the Spartan gymnasium.

Mayor accused of violating law

Enumclaw City Council Mike Ennis has charged Mayor John Wise with violating public disclosure laws and has asked the state’s attorney general to investigate.

Hornets suffer first loss, but it’s nonleague

It appears the White River High girls are vulnerable after all, but the rest of the South Puget Sound League 3A hasn’t figured that out.