Dunn receives assignments

Reagan Dunn, who represents the Enumclaw area on the Metropolitan King County Council, is excited by his committee assignments for 2009.

  • Jan 19, 2009

Hoop squad

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  • Jan 19, 2009

Buckley looking for citizen ideas

A public hearing to exchange ideas regarding proposed updates of the parks, trails and recreation plan has been announced by the city of Buckley.

Tough times prompting reductions at Helac

Squeezed by a declining economy and increased costs, one of Enumclaw’s largest private employers has announced it will be reducing its workforce.

  • Jan 19, 2009

Enumclaw Police Blotter

• About 6:30 p.m. Thursday, police were told of a woman walking down the middle of Griffin Avenue. Officers responded and, due to the woman’s high level of intoxication, transported her home.

  • Jan 19, 2009


This past Wednesday, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and noon, Plateau Outreach Ministries Food and Clothing Bank provided food to 85 families and individuals. Next week we plan to do the same thing and the week after that, and so on throughout the year.

  • Jan 19, 2009

Businesses in line for financial assistance

Business suffering financial losses due to the extended closure of the Kummer Bridge are eligible for financial assistance.

  • Jan 19, 2009

Not all support city logo

A recommended long-term marketing campaign, aimed at helping Enumclaw attract outsiders’ dollars, is expected to be unveiled next week.

School boosters putting up a fight

“The envy of my friends.”

Tax help offered

The AARP and Internal Revenue Service tax-aide volunteers will be on hand at the Sumner library on Saturdays, Feb. 7 through April 11, to assist low-income seniors with tax returns. The library is located at 1116 Fryar Ave. and its phone is 253-863-0441.

Making ammends can lead to peace and happiness

Two weeks ago today I was walking along the edge of a country road. My car had broken down and the battery in in my cellphone was dead.

Personal growth is tough, but worth it

Training, of any kind, always takes some work, whether it’s eating more healthy, investing more wisely or getting a spiritual tune up.

Senior of the Year seeks to serve others

Judy Swain is no stranger to the Bonney Lake Senior Center. As an active member and dutiful volunteer, she’s left her mark on the many people and events she has helped with over the past three years.

Marion Hawkins keeps the activities calendar full at Sumner Senior Center

Marion Hawkins does her best thinking in the middle of the night.

“Little Giant” is dark and quirky, but it’s a pleasant read

“The Little Giant of Aberdeen County‚“ by Tiffany Baker, c.2009, Grand Central Publishing, $24.99, 341 pages.

Seed companies get a boost from a growing clientele

Spring is here – at least if you’re a gardener who believes spring arrives with the first seed catalogs. In all the doom and gloom of the recession the plant nurseries and garden centers are feeling the pinch but here’s a bright spot for the garden industry: Seed companies have a growing clientele (in more ways than one).

Chaplain brings compassion to others

When high levels of water and melting snow covered much of the Sumner Valley two weeks ago, Art Sphar wasted no time in coming to the scene, offering a flood of support wherever he found the need.