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Cascade Foothills Chorale members show their spirit, and their appreciation, with this entry into Enumclaws 2019 Fourth of July parade.

Foothills Chorale making virtual concert available on YouTube

“Together From Afar” debuts Friday, June 18

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Cascade Foothills Chorale members show their spirit, and their appreciation, with this entry into Enumclaws 2019 Fourth of July parade.
PHOTOS BY KEVIN HANSON Boys’ basketball teams from White River and Enumclaw battled in the opening round of the SPSL 2A tournament, with the winner advancing to the tourney championship the following night. Playing on their home floor, the White River crew emerged victorious. At left, Wyatt Glissmeyer (3) heads upcourt, trailed by Enumclaw’s Carson Firnkoess (11). At right, Enumclaw’s John Leonard looks to get past the defense of White River’s Will Schroeder.

Most Season 3 athletes play their final games

Plateau athletes took wins in basketball, swimming, wrestling and tennis

PHOTOS BY KEVIN HANSON Boys’ basketball teams from White River and Enumclaw battled in the opening round of the SPSL 2A tournament, with the winner advancing to the tourney championship the following night. Playing on their home floor, the White River crew emerged victorious. At left, Wyatt Glissmeyer (3) heads upcourt, trailed by Enumclaw’s Carson Firnkoess (11). At right, Enumclaw’s John Leonard looks to get past the defense of White River’s Will Schroeder.
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Margaret Petellin, a 2020 Enumclaw High graduate, earned her first varsity letter as a member of the Luther College swim and dive team.

Petellin earns varsity letter at Luther College

EHS grad helped lead Luther to a 3-0 dual meet record and its 14th liberal arts championship

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Margaret Petellin, a 2020 Enumclaw High graduate, earned her first varsity letter as a member of the Luther College swim and dive team.
White River's Yulisa Martinez-Ponce dead lifts 245 pounds on the way to a state powerlifting championship. Photo courtesy Ella Moyer

White River girls second, boys take fourth at state powerlifting

J’Kira Wolbrecht and Yulisa Martinez-Ponce took titles with 655 and 500 pound totals, respectively

White River's Yulisa Martinez-Ponce dead lifts 245 pounds on the way to a state powerlifting championship. Photo courtesy Ella Moyer
The Blues Brothers was one of the acts to grace the Buckley Concert Series in 2019. The 2020 concert series was canceled due to the pandemic. This year, the Blues Brothers will not be making an appearance during the series. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Free and outdoors, summer concerts set for Enumclaw, Buckley

Rock n’ roll, blues, jazz and more coming July, August

The Blues Brothers was one of the acts to grace the Buckley Concert Series in 2019. The 2020 concert series was canceled due to the pandemic. This year, the Blues Brothers will not be making an appearance during the series. Photo by Kevin Hanson
Alyxandra Bozeman, a senior at White River High, will serve as state FFA president for the next year. Photo by Kevin Hanson

White River’s Bozeman chosen to lead state FFA for the next year

Alyxandra Bozeman officially took on her new duties last month.

Alyxandra Bozeman, a senior at White River High, will serve as state FFA president for the next year. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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Enumclaw standout selected to play in all-state baseball

Cole Kaschmitter hit a .438 this abridged season.

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One coach, shared pool: pandemic rattles world of EHS water polo

A recap of Hornet water polo during this COVID season.

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A rendering of what the future Mount Peak fire lookout would look like. Courtesy image

Lookout tower could greet Mount Peak visitors as early as August

The steel replica tower is estimated to cost around $600,000, though the state and county have given grants to the project.

A rendering of what the future Mount Peak fire lookout would look like. Courtesy image
Kara Marecle became the seventh player in the history of White River girls' basketball to score more than 1,000 points. Here, she drives for two more during Friday night's home victory. Photo by Kevin Hanson

White River’s Kara Marecle joins elite 1,000 Point Club

She’s only the seventh player in WRHS girls’ basketball history to score more than 1,000 points

Kara Marecle became the seventh player in the history of White River girls' basketball to score more than 1,000 points. Here, she drives for two more during Friday night's home victory. Photo by Kevin Hanson
Colyn McCall is the latest school resource officer assigned to Enumclaw High. Photo by Kevin Hanson

New resource officer walking the halls at Enumclaw High

Officer Colyn McCall began working May 12.

Colyn McCall is the latest school resource officer assigned to Enumclaw High. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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Local nonprofits share updates with Enumclaw Council

Check out what’s new with Plateau Outreach Ministries and the Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation.

The Enumclaw City Council chambers. File photo
Payton Stroud and Claire DiCugno
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The EHS class of 2020 celebrated their final year of high school at the Enumclaw Expo Center last year in order to comply with COVID-19 restrictions. Photo by Kevin Hanson

It will be different, but graduation ceremonies will take place

White River is planning to host its ceremony June 12 at the Arrow Lumber Stadium, while Enumclaw High is hosting theirs June 14 at the Expo Center.

The EHS class of 2020 celebrated their final year of high school at the Enumclaw Expo Center last year in order to comply with COVID-19 restrictions. Photo by Kevin Hanson
With Hornets and Trojans battling for position in front of the net, White River goalkeeper Nick Panin prepares to make a save during Thursday night's contest on the White River High campus. In an exciting contest that went into a shootout, the visitors from Fife High escaped with a win to take the postseason title. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Plateau athletes put finishing touches on Season 2

Enumclaw HS placed first in the SPSL 2A baseball tournament.

With Hornets and Trojans battling for position in front of the net, White River goalkeeper Nick Panin prepares to make a save during Thursday night's contest on the White River High campus. In an exciting contest that went into a shootout, the visitors from Fife High escaped with a win to take the postseason title. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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New Enumclaw High principal will take reins July 1

Rod Merrell is relocating from Washington’s Marysville School District.

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Enumclaw track and field athletes easily ran past Foss High the afternoon of April 28. Because the Falcons brought few competitors to the EHS campus, some of the races had males and females running together. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Enumclaw track crew races past small Foss squad

The boys landed a 120-14 victory, and the girls nabbed a 76-39 decision.

Enumclaw track and field athletes easily ran past Foss High the afternoon of April 28. Because the Falcons brought few competitors to the EHS campus, some of the races had males and females running together. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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Season 3: health officials will play biggest role in sports

Basketball and wrestling are the featured sports this season, so long as King and Pierce County maintain steady COVID case levels.

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Enumclaw High tennis team has a successful break, takes two victories

First was a 4-1 win over Eatonville, then a 3-2 victory over Franklin Pierce.

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Enumclaw’s Thomas provides five innings of perfect pitching

The Hornets nabbed a big 10-0 win against Eatonville.

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