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  • Apr 28, 2009
Pow-Wow Princess Tanya Taff and Warrior Santos Bonnell will lead Saturday’s activities.

School district hosts Pow-wow

A typical Tuesday afternoon for the Enumclaw School District Native American dance troupe involves twirling and quick-stepping to the beat of the drums in the Southwood Elementary School gymnasium.

Pow-Wow Princess Tanya Taff and Warrior Santos Bonnell will lead Saturday’s activities.
Pow-Wow Princess Tanya Taff and Warrior Santos Bonnell will lead Saturday’s activities.

School district hosts Pow-wow

A typical Tuesday afternoon for the Enumclaw School District Native American dance troupe involves twirling and quick-stepping to the beat of the drums in the Southwood Elementary School gymnasium.

Pow-Wow Princess Tanya Taff and Warrior Santos Bonnell will lead Saturday’s activities.

Band students make request

Enumclaw High School student Justin Berggren and others have been gathering signatures on behalf of band teacher Eric Stevens to show how much the first-year EHS teacher has done for the school’s music department and the students.

Veterans aid available in Black Diamond

Joel Estey of the King County Veterans’ Program will be at the Black Diamond Community Center once a month to provide services to veterans, service members and their dependents. Estey will be available from 9 to 11 a.m. the second Monday of each month.

  • Apr 28, 2009

Buckley treatment plant moves forward

The final completion date for Buckley’s new $11.5 million wastewater treatment plant has been moved forward to Sept. 1, but the main warranty has been in effect since March 11, so the city’s hope is that if any major problems occur, they will crop up within the next 11 months.

Enumclaw sets Relay For Life date

The American Cancer Society urges Enumclaw to take up the fight against cancer in our community. The 2009 Enumclaw Relay For Life Luau For Life seeks former participants to join the reunion team and invites local businesses to sponsor the event.

  • Apr 28, 2009

Police Blotter

• At 6 p.m. April 25, police found a suspicious looking backpack loaded with weapons and small explosives outside a Roosevelt Avenue business near some garbage cans located next to the door. The fireworks and a machete were confiscated and the backpack’s owner was warned about leaving loaded guns lying around. The firearm was determined to be an Airsoft pellet gun.

  • Apr 28, 2009
Four-year-old Chase Campbell pulled out a whopper at the 70th  annual Kiwanis fishing derby  Saturday at the Rainier School  man-made lake in Buckley. His  parents
Four-year-old Chase Campbell pulled out a whopper at the 70th  annual Kiwanis fishing derby  Saturday at the Rainier School  man-made lake in Buckley. His  parents

Enumclaw soldier doing OK after bombing

Sgt. 1st Class David Hershberger, a 1999 graduate of Enumclaw High School, was injured April 20 during a blast caused by a suicide bomber in Iraq.

Mayor Wise announces plans to run

Citing a number of initiatives now under way, Mayor John Wise is asking voters to allow him four more years at the city’s helm.

Christmas parade will roll down Cole again

Enumclaw’s annual holiday parade has not only been saved, but the 2009 edition will likely be expanded to a full day’s worth of family-friendly activities.

Stadium drive kicks off

Taking on a big project in the midst of a troubled economy presents a daunting challenge, but supporters of a new Enumclaw stadium are proceeding with cautious optimism.

Matt Johnson and Jesse  Cochrane of R&R Construction Inc. of Carbonado stretch caution tape around playground  equipment installed at the Third Street Park in South Prairie. The company spent four days installing the equipment. The city will place woodchips around the equipment.
Matt Johnson and Jesse  Cochrane of R&R Construction Inc. of Carbonado stretch caution tape around playground  equipment installed at the Third Street Park in South Prairie. The company spent four days installing the equipment. The city will place woodchips around the equipment.
Elvis impersonator Dan Dornoff sings to a audience member during the annual Volunteer Recognition Dinners Saturday at the Bonney Lake Senior Center.
Elvis impersonator Dan Dornoff sings to a audience member during the annual Volunteer Recognition Dinners Saturday at the Bonney Lake Senior Center.

Lakeridge Hawkshun Saturday

Lakeridge Hawkshun Saturday

Container gardening as simple as the ABCs

Contain yourself! But not your enthusiasm for growing great plants. Gardening in pots is the easy way to enjoy growing success with flowers, herbs, vegetables, trees, shrubs and even berries.

Wartime sailing memories still strong

W hen 83-year-old Bonney Lake resident Bill Bingham sits down with his fellow Weyerhaeuser retiree’s at the Enumclaw McDonald’s every Thursday morning, there is never any lack of topics for conversation.

Bonney Lake area’s history rich in the minds of residents

T here are stories. And then there are Leota Musgrave’s stories.