Ray Miller-Still

Enumclaw pumpkin carving master David Hauge will be one of the judges for the upcoming Halloween pumpkin carving contest (no pressure). Pictured is the pumpkin he carved in 2019. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Pumpkin carving contest planned for Halloween night

The city of Enumclaw is hosting a pumpkin carving contest for all ages Oct. 31.

 

Eric Robertson

Fact check: Robertson falsely claims Seattle Times retracted editorial accusing him of racist incident

The Legislative District 31 candidate holds the Seattle Times misreported what happened in its editorial endorsing his opponent, providing 1995-era news reports as proof.

 

Sam Dubal was reported missing Oct. 12.

Search for missing hiker continues

Sam Dubal, who was last known to be hiking the Mother Mountain Loop, was reported missing Oct. 12.

 

$100,000 was recently given to two dozen local businesses for COVID-19 relief. Image courtesy the city of Enumclaw

Two dozen businesses receive Enumclaw CARES Act business grant funds

About $100,000 was recently given to local businesses.

$100,000 was recently given to two dozen local businesses for COVID-19 relief. Image courtesy the city of Enumclaw
Pictured is Mount Rainier with all the current and proposed lahar monitoring systems. The green dots show where there are already monitoring stations; the blue dots show proposed stations that have already been approved by the National Park System; and the orange dots are the dozen proposed monitoring stations that the national park wants public input on. Image courtesy National Park Service

New lahar monitoring systems proposed for Mount Rainier

These new monitoring systems could affect the picturesque quality of the national park, and Mount Rainier wants your opinion on the project.

Pictured is Mount Rainier with all the current and proposed lahar monitoring systems. The green dots show where there are already monitoring stations; the blue dots show proposed stations that have already been approved by the National Park System; and the orange dots are the dozen proposed monitoring stations that the national park wants public input on. Image courtesy National Park Service
Allen Mullins, a.k.a. Captain America, stands outside the Blazing Glory coffee house off SR 410 with barista Roslyn before he took off to Yakima. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Captain America departs Enumclaw

Allen Mullins travels the country supporting first responders, firefighters, and anyone who needs a leg up.

Allen Mullins, a.k.a. Captain America, stands outside the Blazing Glory coffee house off SR 410 with barista Roslyn before he took off to Yakima. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Legislative District 31 Position No. 2 candidates Tom Clark and Eric Robertson

In-paper debate: final round between Robertson, Clark

Candidates answer final questions about balancing the budget and keeping local news sources alive.

Legislative District 31 Position No. 2 candidates Tom Clark and Eric Robertson
Upcoming election

Still time to register for November election

The deadline to register online is Oct. 26.

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Bernie O'Donnell, bottom right, is the new Black Diamond Councilmember on the block. Screenshot

O’Donnell sworn in to Black Diamond council

Bernie will serve on the council at least until the November 2021 election.

Bernie O'Donnell, bottom right, is the new Black Diamond Councilmember on the block. Screenshot
Mail Express was fined $7,500 by L&I. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Local business fined by LI for failing to wear, enforce masks

The Mail Express Business Center was fined $7,500, the most of 11 businesses.

Mail Express was fined $7,500 by L&I. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Thomasson Family Farm is alive with family-fun activities, from picking out pumpkins for Halloween to visiting the farm animals and the themed corn maze. Pictured is Olive Alvis practicing her milking skills on "Squirty Gierty"; Wilder Ramos in the pumpkin patch; and Cooper Jones on the zip line. Photos by Ray Miller-Still

Maris, Thomasson farms offer autumn activities

Whether you want family friendly fun or some scary fare, these local farms have it all.

Thomasson Family Farm is alive with family-fun activities, from picking out pumpkins for Halloween to visiting the farm animals and the themed corn maze. Pictured is Olive Alvis practicing her milking skills on "Squirty Gierty"; Wilder Ramos in the pumpkin patch; and Cooper Jones on the zip line. Photos by Ray Miller-Still
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Dissatisfied residents hold signs in protest of comprehensive sex education mandate earlier this year.

Sex education in schools: What Referendum 90 is and what it isn’t

The referendum, if approved by voters this November, is unlikely to affect the Enumclaw School District much, school officials have said.

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Dissatisfied residents hold signs in protest of comprehensive sex education mandate earlier this year.
Francisco Pons cycled for 24 hours straight last year for his 56th birthday and raised money for the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. This year, his 24-hour marathon will be raising money for the local non-profit Cancer Cartel. Submitted photo

Local gym hosts second 24-hour biking marathon for charity

Francisco Pons will be cycling nonstop from Friday, Oct. 9, to Saturday, Oct. 10.

Francisco Pons cycled for 24 hours straight last year for his 56th birthday and raised money for the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. This year, his 24-hour marathon will be raising money for the local non-profit Cancer Cartel. Submitted photo
Pictured is Robin Hones of Cascadia Greens and Tanya Wilbanks from The Baker's Cookie, based in Buckley. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

REKO market open through Thanksgiving holiday

The no-contact alternative to farmer’s markets will continue to operate out of Fantello Creamery in Enumclaw.

Pictured is Robin Hones of Cascadia Greens and Tanya Wilbanks from The Baker's Cookie, based in Buckley. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Tom Clark and Eric Robertson

In-paper debate: Robertson, Clark rebuttal answers about police accountability, sex-ed bill

This is part two of the debate between the two Legislative District 31 Position No. 2 candidates.

Tom Clark and Eric Robertson
Volunteers organized to tie up corn stalks to street lights at the end of September in preparation for the Friday Night Market. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Enumclaw organizing Friday Night Markets this month

The first market will be on Oct. 9 at the corner of Cole St. and Myrtle Ave.

Volunteers organized to tie up corn stalks to street lights at the end of September in preparation for the Friday Night Market. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Darrel N. Winston was charged with lying to investigators on Aug. 18.

Renton man involved in Drainage District 5 scam pleads guilty

Darrell N. Winston allegedly helped Allan and Joann Thomas try to conceal about $54,000 that was supposed to go to drainage ditch maintenance, but went to the Thomas’ personal use instead.

Darrel N. Winston was charged with lying to investigators on Aug. 18.

Pool remains closed with potential November grand re-opening

Repairing the pool deck and the plaster lining took a little longer than expected.

Buckley planning new park, wants public input

There will be several ways for Buckleyites to give their opinion on Miller Park in coming weeks and months.

Rep. Kim Schrier plans virtual “coffee break”

You must RSVP to attend.