Kevin Hanson

Expo Center preparing to host ‘balloon glow,’ plenty more

This is one of the few events the Expo Center is funding itself, rather than just simply renting out space.

Foothills Trail interrupted near Buckley

A tree fell across the popular trail, damaging a relatively new bridge between Buckley and South Prairie.

Phil Engebretsen assumed the duties of Enumclaw High principal July 1, replacing former principle Aaron Lee. File photo by Kevin Hanson

School year opens with new teachers, administrators

Many new staff members have joined the ranks of the Enumclaw, White River, and Carbonado school districts.

Phil Engebretsen assumed the duties of Enumclaw High principal July 1, replacing former principle Aaron Lee. File photo by Kevin Hanson

Buckley police chief dodges machete attack, subdues senior suspect

The attacker, Warren H. Alexander, has been charged with assault in the first degree and felony harassment.

Public invited to celebrate latest work on Enumclaw High campus

The ribbon cutting for the new music wing is Aug. 28 at 5 p.m., though the open house lasts until 8.

Levy passage ensures Foothills Trail bridge connection

A new bridge could come as soon as 2021 or 2022.

Candidates sought for posts where none filed

South Prairie and Wilkeson need someone to file to be a council member — the due date is Aug. 15.

Trash talk: Enumclaw renews solid waste pact with King County

Additionally, the public comment period for the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley is open through Aug. 26.

Assessments show Wilkeson, South Prairie are least expensive places to buy

Residential property rate rises in Pierce County have slowed overall.

State examines schools, earthquakes; special look at Carbonado

Talk of earthquakes and aftershocks never leaves the news cycle for too long, not in a region sitting atop fault lines. But the potential damage… Continue reading

Popular trails near Black Diamond closed for five weeks

King County Parks is thinning 75 acres of previously-logged land within Ravensdale Retreat Natural Area.

Work started on solution for Spiketon Bridge closure

The new temporary bridge, which will be two-lanes large and have no weight restrictions, is expected to be completed in October.

Suggestions for downtown lots pitched to City Council

The empty lot next to The Local coffeeshop could potentially be used for plant or art sales, or incorporated into the Sundays on Cole events.

City taking requests for 2020 ‘human services’ funding

There’s $139,500 in Enumclaw’s budget for outside agencies.

White River creates Hall of Fame

Inductees for an inaugural class are being sought now.

White River superintendent honored for work on behalf of students, staff

Janel Keating Hambly received the Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award.

Weekend packed with Street Fair, Highland Games

It’s Enumclaw’s busiest weekend starting Friday, July 26.

Primary ballots, election materials are out

Don’t forget to register online or by mail by Monday, July 29.

White River wrestlers help state team earn national title

The team broke California’s nine-year winning streak.

Military vets on target with trip to local archery range

Mission Outdoors aims to help veterans by organizing healthy outdoor activities.