East Pierce Fire and Rescue looks for volunteers

East Pierce Fire and Rescue will host an orientation meeting Jan. 22 for residents interested in becoming volunteers with the fire department.

Sumner council elects deputy mayor

The Sumner City Council elected Steve Allsop as the city’s new deputy mayor at the first council meeting of the new year.

Council to consider proposition

The Bonney Lake City Council will consider a resolution opposing Proposition No. 1, the charter-code government issue, that will be on the Feb. 3 special election ballot.

High-speed chase ends in Puyallup

Officers from the Bonney Lake Police Department were involved in a high-speed chase of a stolen vehicle in the early morning hours of Jan. 2. The 28-year-old man driving the stolen vehicle was finally stopped and arrested in Puyallup.

Storm slams Sumner

After three weeks of snow, ice and freezing temperatures, the region was hit with a torrential rainstorm last week with warmer temperatures that caused flooding and property damage from the Plateau to the valley.

“Wheel” appearance for Hyatt

Al and Kathy Hyatt are planning to be glued to ABC affiliate KOMO at 7 p.m. Friday watching their son Eric appear as a contestant on the popular game show Wheel of Fortune.

  • Jan 12, 2009

Enumclaw weathers winter storms well

The three-week stretch of snow, ice and freezing temperatures has been the talk of the town, but everyone seems to have survived the wintry blast relatively unscathed.

  • Jan 6, 2009

Community Calendar

Arts & Entertainment

  • Jan 5, 2009

Public Meetings

• Enumclaw School Board usually meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of every month at the district office, 2929 McDougall Ave. For more information call 360-802-7100. A study session is the first Monday of each month.

  • Jan 5, 2009

Local waters qualify for salmon recovery funding

Local waterways were included when the Salmon Recovery Funding Board awarded $625,000 in grants aimed at protecting and restoring habitat and recovering salmon species.

  • Jan 5, 2009

Black Diamond budget includes new fees

It’s done. The Black Diamond City Council passed the city’s 2009 budget Dec. 23 after delaying the action when its Dec. 18 regular meeting was canceled due to weather. The council unanimously approved the budget, which needed to be taken care of before the end of the year.

  • Jan 5, 2009

Family and friends of cancer victim plan fundraising auction

Family and friends of Bob Dietrich are asking for the community’s support.

  • Jan 5, 2009

District inks three-year contract with PSE

The Enumclaw School District and its Public School Employee members, classified staff members, have agreed to a three-year contract. The announcement was made at the Enumclaw School Board’s regular meeting Dec. 15, where the board approved the agreement.

  • Jan 5, 2009

Saturday meeting designed to bring veterans together

Rod Wittmier, a Buckley resident and military veteran, contends that younger veterans feel somewhat abandoned in their quest to return to mainstream society – that they are slipping through the cracks more and more on a daily basis.

  • Jan 5, 2009

Wickersham future is debated

Looking to save money in times of troubled budgets, the White River School District is considering shutting the doors to Wickersham School of Discovery following the current academic year.

  • Jan 5, 2009

Friends of Black Diamond Library hosting quilt raffle to support variety of programs

The Friends of Black Diamond Library are hosting a quilt raffle featuring the work of Enumclaw quilter and author Karin Renaud.

  • Jan 5, 2009