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Enumclaw’s Petellin takes swim talents to Luther College

As a Hornet, Petellin was a four-year letter winner in swimming and track and field.

Margaret Petellin
Image courtesy the Enumclaw Drama Club

EHS drama students offer remote version of “Frankenstein”

Sign up now to catch a performance on Oct. 29, 30, or 31.

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The Enumclaw School District remains in Phase 3. Image courtesy ESD

Enumclaw scraps plan to return K-5 students to classrooms

A hybrid learning style was originally supposed to start Monday, Oct. 26.

The Enumclaw School District remains in Phase 3. Image courtesy ESD
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White River High taking nominations for Year 2 Hall of Fame inductees

Here’s what you need to know to nominate a sports legend from your time at WRHS.

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With members of the City Council looking on, Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson cuts a ceremonial ribbon, opening a ballot drop box at the library. Photo by Kevin Hanson

County Elections places ballot drop box at Black Diamond library

No longer will Black Diamond residents have to drive out of town to vote.

With members of the City Council looking on, Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson cuts a ceremonial ribbon, opening a ballot drop box at the library. Photo by Kevin Hanson
Enumclaw's empty Expo Center has seen a large financial loss. Courtesy photo

Enumclaw council hears of tough financial times at Expo Center

Director Rene Popke has estimated the Expo could see a net loss of $700,000 by the end of the year.

Enumclaw's empty Expo Center has seen a large financial loss. Courtesy photo
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As Buckley Council begins budget talks, city residents weigh in

More than 150 people chimed in on a budget survey - a first for Buckley.

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The trailhead for Ranger Falls/Green Lake is clearly marked, three miles from the end of Carbon River Road; the trail to the falls is mostly uphill but provides great natural scenery; and, finally, the roaring falls is the ultimate payoff. Photos by Kevin Hanson

Ranger Falls: three easy miles, then it’s all uphill

This is the ninth in a series of articles about local hikes.

The trailhead for Ranger Falls/Green Lake is clearly marked, three miles from the end of Carbon River Road; the trail to the falls is mostly uphill but provides great natural scenery; and, finally, the roaring falls is the ultimate payoff. Photos by Kevin Hanson
Foothills Trail: a popular destination now, even more planned for future

Foothills Trail: a popular destination now, even more planned for future

This is the ninth in a series of articles about local hikes.

Foothills Trail: a popular destination now, even more planned for future
Pierce County makes it clear, Electron Dam should go

Pierce County makes it clear, Electron Dam should go

An incident with artificial turf has led Pierce County to demand the Electron Dam to be removed and the Electron Powerhouse to stop work.

Pierce County makes it clear, Electron Dam should go
Local school districts moving closer to seeing students in buildings

Local school districts moving closer to seeing students in buildings

First up will be having a hybrid learning model with elementary students.

Local school districts moving closer to seeing students in buildings
Green River Natural Area: some trails short and simple, others provide a test

Green River Natural Area: some trails short and simple, others provide a test

This is the eighth in a series of articles about local hikes.

Green River Natural Area: some trails short and simple, others provide a test
City Council hears update from Wellness Foundation

City Council hears update from Wellness Foundation

The Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation provides food to school students and delivers meals to local seniors, among other services.

City Council hears update from Wellness Foundation
Nolte State Park: hike the trail, catch a fish or stretch out for a family picnic

Nolte State Park: hike the trail, catch a fish or stretch out for a family picnic

This is the seventh in a series of articles about local hikes.

Nolte State Park: hike the trail, catch a fish or stretch out for a family picnic
Mud Mountain Dam: Rim Trail remains popular, everything else closed for now

Mud Mountain Dam: Rim Trail remains popular, everything else closed for now

This is the sixth article in a series about local hikes.

Mud Mountain Dam: Rim Trail remains popular, everything else closed for now
At Fitness For Life, it’s all about empowering women

At Fitness For Life, it’s all about empowering women

Nikki Staab opened her second location in Enumclaw last June.

At Fitness For Life, it’s all about empowering women
Four more “free days” planned for state parks

Four more “free days” planned for state parks

The upcoming dates are Sept. 26, Oct. 10, Nov. 11, and Nov. 27.

Four more “free days” planned for state parks
Police chase ends with arrest of Tacoma man

Police chase ends with arrest of Tacoma man

Walter Dyches has a lengthy criminal history.

Police chase ends with arrest of Tacoma man
Plans change: school districts back to distributing free meals

Plans change: school districts back to distributing free meals

Check out how you can pick up your free meals for students.

Plans change: school districts back to distributing free meals
Naches Peak Loop Trail: mountain lakes and stunning Rainier views

Naches Peak Loop Trail: mountain lakes and stunning Rainier views

This is the fifth article in a series about local hikes.

Naches Peak Loop Trail: mountain lakes and stunning Rainier views