Kevin Hanson

Traditional fair returns to Enumclaw

Enumclaw’s King County Fair kicks off its three-day run Thursday, bringing a new sense of energy to a 146-year-old tradition.

Wilkeson celebrating its centennial

Nearly two years of planning will culminate in Wilkeson this weekend, as the small foothills community celebrates its centennial.

Public can weigh in on city’s logo

Public can weigh in on city’s logo

Members of the Enumclaw City Council will be taking public input on a proposed city logo before making a final decision. The council was expected to address the logo – as recommended by the Brand Leadership Team – during Monday night’s council meeting. The logo will be on the council agenda again July 27; public comments will be taken at that meeting, followed by a council vote on the image. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 1339 Griffin Ave.

Public can weigh in on city’s logo

Enumclaw (King County) Fair on the horizon

The days are counting down and the details are being finalized.

Crowds lined Main St. for the annual Log Show parade.

SLIDESHOW: Crowd lines Main Street for annual Log Show Parade

It was another good turnout Saturday morning when crowds lined Main Street for the annual Buckley Log Show parade. The parade, with grand marshal Kim… Continue reading

Crowds lined Main St. for the annual Log Show parade.
The King County Fair Bear and the Enumclaw High marching band walked across the Green River Gorge Bridge during reopening ceremonies today.

Slide Show: Ceremony marks re-opening of Kummer Bridge between Enumclaw and Black Diamond

After months of detouring through the Green Valley countryside, motorists against can travel a direct route between Enumclaw and Black Diamond. The Kummer Bridge, a 77-year-old span over the Green River, was opened following a Friday afternoon ceremony that featured state and local dignitaries, WSDOT officials, the Enumclaw High marching band and more.

The King County Fair Bear and the Enumclaw High marching band walked across the Green River Gorge Bridge during reopening ceremonies today.

Hotel tax should bring added revenue to city

The city of Enumclaw has latched onto a source of tax revenue that has sat, unclaimed, for years.

Stars and Stripes celebration starts with a bang

Bicycles, tricycles, wagons and strollers will be among the highlights of Saturday’s holiday parade, a key ingredient in Enumclaw’s annual Stars and Stripes celebration.

City agrees to upgrade gas system or be hit with fines

Enumclaw’s round of negotiations with the pipeline safety staff of the Utilities and Transportation Commission appears headed to an amicable conclusion – at least as friendly as can be expected when a state agency tells a city to follow its rules or face substantial monetary penalties.

Kummer Bridge to reopen Friday afternoon

The community is invited to join the festivities Friday as the Washington State Department of Transportation reopens the Kummer Bridge for traffic.

Plans coming together for a fun Fourth

Organizers are in the home stretch, putting finishing touches on this year’s Fourth of July Stars and Stripes celebration.

Step Out With Seniors

Over the past few weeks I have learned a lot about taking good care of myself. I had an easy surgery, but developed complications which extended the recovery and never could have gotten where I am on my own. Here is some of what I learned. Hopefully, you will never need to use it, but, if you do, take it to heart.

Courtney McGonegle and Stphanie McKinlay

SLIDESHOW: Enumclaw High says goodbye to Class of 2009

Enumclaw High School said goodbye to more than 300 graduates June 15, 2009, at the White River Amphitheatre.

Courtney McGonegle and Stphanie McKinlay

Prepare to pay more for garbage hauling

City of Enumclaw utility customers will soon be paying more to have their garbage, recycling and yard waste hauled away.

Program allows for utility donations

It’s no secret people are hurting financially. The ongoing economic downturn has family budgets stretched thin when there’s food to buy, a mortgage to pay and the need to put clothes on kids’ backs.

Clockwise from top: happy grad faces

Enumclaw High says goodbye to the Class of 2009

Warmed by a setting sun that glowed nearly as bright as their collective futures, the 300-plus members of the Enumclaw High School graduating class of 2009 received diplomas Monday night.

Clockwise from top: happy grad faces
Rebecca Frisby

Dream growing in Buckley

A longtime dream has taken root and is sprouting in Buckley.

Rebecca Frisby
Rebecca Frisby gets help from Tammi Hoylman

Frisby Farms Nursery and Gifts in Buckley is longtime dream for owners

A longtime dream has taken root and is sprouting in Buckley.

Rebecca Frisby gets help from Tammi Hoylman
Headed to Australia are Brandon Russell

Enumclaw track and field: Enumclaw High athletes headed down under

Enumclaw High coach Jenelle Stussy and three of her track and field athletes will soon be winging their way to Australia to compete in the Down Under International Games.

Headed to Australia are Brandon Russell
Headed to Australia are Brandon Russell

Enumclaw track and field: Enumclaw High athletes headed down under

Enumclaw High coach Jenelle Stussy and three of her track and field athletes will soon be winging their way to Australia to compete in the Down Under International Games.

Headed to Australia are Brandon Russell