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It took a month, but Luke Wilbanks finally knows he’ll be occupying a seat on the Buckley City Council.
A pair of Bonney Lake High School seniors formalized their athletic futures during a Nov. 22 signing ceremony at the school.
Last year’s Sumner High girls basketball team didn’t experience the thrill of victory all that often, winning just five of 20 games, but a flock of returning players should help turn the tide.
The White River Hornet girls team never seem to need an overhaul, just some annual tinkering with quality, familiar parts.
The Panther boys are already on the prowl, looking to improve upon a break-even performance a season ago.
The closest general election outcome in Pierce County was found in Buckley, where a razor-thin difference in a City Council race forced a recount by the Pierce County Elections Department.
Members of the Enumclaw High boys basketball team will be looking to continue their upward trajectory, building upon last season’s success.
A significant shake-up of the Enumclaw City Council is well under way. Soon to exit city government is Mayor Liz Reynolds, who opted against seeking another term after eight years in the city’s highest office. Already off the City Council is Jan Molinaro, who was elected to fill the mayoral post during the Nov. 7 general election and has stepped away from council.
Among the tricky maneuvers included in the crafting of an Enumclaw city budget is the longstanding tradition of funding “outside agencies” – organizations that do good work throughout the community but are not connected in any way to municipal government.
After one more season of high school lacrosse, Matt Funkhouser will take his considerable talents to Colorado Mesa University.
Blaine Larsen doesn’t perform much these days, instead spending his waking hours pursuing a higher calling.
Having advanced to the Final Four in the Class 4A state playoffs, the Spartans were eliminated in Puyallup, falling 10-0 to Woodinville.
A pair of warm-hearted holiday offerings, Toys for Tots and Teens and a revamped Community Food Basket program, are ready to make the Christmas season brighter for Enumclaw-area families in need.
A new chief could be in uniform by spring, providing leadership for the Enumclaw Police Department.
Significant progress has been made on crafting a 2018 Enumclaw budget, a document that could forever change the way the city collects and disperses certain funds. The plan now under way would see creation of a stormwater utility probably by August of the coming year.
The White River High girls brought a third-place trophy home from the Class 2A state soccer championships.
White River fastpitch standout Megan Vandegrift formalized her athletic future, signing a National Letter of Intent to play for the University of Washington.
Enumclaw High School’s robotics teams fared well during the first qualifying match of the fall season.
There is a new addition to the White River High trophy case, this one provided by the Hornet volleyball team that placed fourth during the Class 2A state championships.
Bonney Lake and Sumner High Schools both met the end of their soccer season last week.