Kevin Hanson

Election season kicks off as many file for office

A pair of contested mayoral races highlight the Plateau’s political landscape, now that the 2009 filing period has come to an end.

Creek bridge to be closed

Motorists who routinely travel over the old concrete bridge spanning Newaukum Creek on Southeast 416th Street will have their driving habit disrupted beginning Friday.

Nick Smith raced to the Class 1A state 800-meter title with a personal-best time of 1 minute

Lake Tapps’ Smith snags Class 1A state 800 title

Lake Tapps resident Nick Smith captured top honors Memorial Day weekend when he won the 800-meter race during the Class 1A state track and field championships.

Nick Smith raced to the Class 1A state 800-meter title with a personal-best time of 1 minute

Another change coming to Skeek’s

Another change is coming to Skeek’s, the Church Street business owned by longtime Wilkeson resident Lambert “Skeek” Gonzales.

Changes are coming to Skeek’s in Wilkeson

Another change is coming to Skeek’s, the Church Street business owned by longtime Wilkeson resident Lambert “Skeek” Gonzales.

Nick Smith raced to the Class 1A state 800-meter title with a personal-best time of 1 minute

Track and field: Lake Tapps’ Smith snags Class 1A state 800 title

Lake Tapps resident Nick Smith captured top honors Memorial Day weekend when he won the 800-meter race during the Class 1A state track and field championships.

Nick Smith raced to the Class 1A state 800-meter title with a personal-best time of 1 minute
The Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race made its annual stop in downtown Enumclaw Saturday

SLIDESHOW: Stage race rolls through downtown Enumclaw

The Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race made its annual stop in downtown Enumclaw Saturday, May 30, 2009

The Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race made its annual stop in downtown Enumclaw Saturday

Moving forward to online news

No one doubts that the newspaper industry is experiencing enormous changes. But the news – whether bad or good – seemingly depends upon the size of the newsroom.

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White River track and field: 1,600 relay sprints to fourth

The future might look plenty bright for the White River High track and field program, but the present was awfully impressive, too.

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Abe Kellogg was EHS’s top finisher.

Enumclaw track and field: Kellogg leaps to second

A dozen Enumclaw High Hornets capped their 2009 track and field campaigns with an appearance in the Class 3A state championships, contested Thursday through Saturday at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Abe Kellogg was EHS’s top finisher.
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White River track and field: 1,600 relay sprints to fourth

The future might look plenty bright for the White River High track and field program, but the present was awfully impressive, too.

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Abe Kellogg was EHS’s top finisher.

Enumclaw track and field: Kellogg leaps to second

A dozen Enumclaw High Hornets capped their 2009 track and field campaigns with an appearance in the Class 3A state championships, contested Thursday through Saturday at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Abe Kellogg was EHS’s top finisher.

Welsh Day makes return after absence of one year

A Welsh Heritage Day Celebration has made a comeback, sponsored by the Black Diamond Historical Society following a one-year hiatus.

John Stolz has been milking cows for a living for many years

Dairies continue disappearing act

The changing face of the Enumclaw Plateau is played out on several fronts.

John Stolz has been milking cows for a living for many years

It’s a new world at the newspaper

No one doubts that the newspaper industry is experiencing enormous changes. But the news – whether bad or good – seemingly depends upon the size of the newsroom.

EHS athletic leaders leaving

A longtime fixture in the Enumclaw High sports scene will be departing with the end of the school year, along with two varsity coaches in the Hornet program.

Woman charged in the Buckley murder of man

Details were pieced together late last week surrounding a tragic turn of events that resulted in the shooting death of Buckley resident Robert Irby.

Council clashes over response to logo letter

A single, nonscheduled agenda item brought a pair of verbal flurries during the March 18 meeting of the Enumcalw City Council.

EHS athletic leaders leaving

A longtime fixture in the Enumclaw High sports scene will be departing with the end of the school year, along with two varsity coaches in the Hornet program.

Buckley man shot to death

Details remained sketchy Monday morning as Pierce County sheriff’s detectives continued investigating the case of a Buckley-area man found shot to death.