Kevin Hanson

Roach brings a message of determination to help inspire young athletes

Melanie Roach followed a rocky road that included steps as a troubled teen and injured athlete before finding Olympic success and personal satisfaction.

Enumclaw fast tracks King County Fair planning

King County handed the King County Fair operation to the city of Enumclaw on Feb. 23, but Joan Lewis knew she couldn’t sit around doing nothing until the county took its final, formal step.

Hornets keep afloat with 45-34 victory

The Enumclaw High girls kept their state tournament hopes alive with a 45-34 victory Friday night over Mount Rainier.

White River seals its ninth trip to state in 11 years

The White River High girls punched their ticket to the Class 3A state basketball tournament with a 71-66 victory Feb. 25 over the Hazen Highlanders.

Fire chief selection due any day

Thirty-one candidates applied to be the new chief of Enumclaw/Fire District 28, four hopefuls were invited to town for interviews Feb. 25 and two finalists returned Monday for further questioning.

Enumclaw High girls keep hoop dreams alive, play again Friday

The Enumclaw High girls kept their season alive Wednesday night with a convincing 67-51 victory over Capital High. They are know two victories shy of earning a berth in the Class 3A state tournament.

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.