Worship team arrives at Rainier Hills

The Rev. Tom Deuschle of Celebration Ministries International in Zimbabwe is building a network of churches throughout the continent of Africa. His mandate is to bring a grassroots reformation and renaissance to the nation of Zimbabwe in the face of the nation’s many challenges.

  • Mar 2, 2009

Community Calendar

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  • Mar 2, 2009

Now is a great time to get the scoop on poop

The first week of March means it is time to make nice with manure. Yes, composted steer or horse manure is a valuable asset this month as spreading manure on top of your berries will not only smother those weeds just starting to pop up, but also nourish the early spring growth that makes for a bountiful berry harvest. Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and your vegetable garden are all hungry for manure. Perennials and roses also love a spring tonic of manure to wake them up and this is the week to shovel nature’s natural fertilizer around your plants.

  • Mar 2, 2009

Emergency assistance available

The Salvation Army is offering gasoline vouchers, propane vouchers, rental assistance and other essentials to families, seniors and disabled persons with urgent and immediate needs in Black Diamond and the surrounding area.

Tacoma author to speak about company towns at Wilkeson historic series

The Wilkeson Centennial Committee offers the second installment in its speaker series Tuesday, when Tacoma author Linda Carlson visits the town.

  • Mar 2, 2009

Weigelt gives up Buckley city council seat

Buckley City Councilman Ron Weigelt resigned last week, citing a residency requirement as his reason for stepping down.

Farm meeting set for March 12

Farming has been an important part of the landscape since King County’s earliest days, and county leaders want to hear ideas from local farmers about ensuring the future of agriculture here.

  • Mar 2, 2009

Police Blotter

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  • Mar 2, 2009

Collins recommendations include facility need

Finding a more appropriate facility is among the many changes being suggested by a task force charged with examining the Collins Alternative Programs.

Fire chief selection due any day

Thirty-one candidates applied to be the new chief of Enumclaw/Fire District 28, four hopefuls were invited to town for interviews Feb. 25 and two finalists returned Monday for further questioning.

Enumclaw anticipates budget reductions

Anticipating another 100-student drop in enrollment, combined with the state’s funding shortfall and changes in federal funding, the Enumclaw School District anticipates it will have to shave $2 million from its 2009-10 budget.

Enumclaw School District knows budget cuts are coming

Anticipating another 100-student drop in enrollment, combined with the state's funding shortfall and changes in federal funding, the Enumclaw School District anticipates it will have to shave $2 million from its 2009-10 budget.

Sumner schools offering kingergarten registration week

Schools throughout the Sumner School District will host kindergarten registration week Monday through March 6 for the upcoming school year.

Sumner woman murdered, arrest made

A 60-year-old Sumner woman was found murdered in her home Monday afternoon.

Rotary club honors Koplitz and Meagher

The Enumclaw Rotary Club recognized two area students as Students of the Month at its Feb. 19 meeting.

  • Feb 24, 2009

Enumclaw Spanish teacher honored for making a difference

Enumclaw High School Spanish teacher Molly Chang found the school’s recent staff meeting a bit surreal when she became the focus.