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.

  • Apr 14, 2009

Clothing bank expertise comes to Enumclaw

Sheila Smith will bring her years of running a clothing bank to Enumclaw.

Work crews have been busy reinforcing the east slope of the Kummer Bridge between Enumclaw and Black Diamond. Ancient    geology and the winter’s heavy rains convinced the state’s Department of Transportation to close the span for safety reasons. For all the details

The Big Dig

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  • Apr 14, 2009
Work crews have been busy reinforcing the east slope of the Kummer Bridge between Enumclaw and Black Diamond. Ancient    geology and the winter’s heavy rains convinced the state’s Department of Transportation to close the span for safety reasons. For all the details

Program at library is just for budget-conscious cooks

Budget-conscious cooks will learn tips and techniques to enjoy delicious meals while saving money on food bills during an upcoming program at the Buckley library, 123 S. River Ave.

  • Apr 14, 2009
Work has begun on filling the depressions at Howard Hanson Dam.

Long-term fix to Howard Hanson Dam may be a few seasons off

Residents up and down the Green River have been watching and waiting since the announcement in January that Howard Hanson Dam – located just a few miles northeast of Enumclaw – had sustained damage and that the dam would have to operate at a diminished capacity.

  • Apr 14, 2009
Work has begun on filling the depressions at Howard Hanson Dam.

Mutual has money available

For years, Mutual of Enumclaw has helped community nonprofit organizations that provide services to meet the population’s basic needs. Now, with those needs growing in its communities, the Enumclaw-based insurance company is letting organizations know it’s here to help.

Dinner aims to provide kindergarten scholarships

The interest to help raise money to supply scholarships for students to attend the Enumclaw School District’s fee-based full-day kindergarten program has been overwhelming.

Police Blotter

• A parent contacted police April 8, requesting that an officer speak to her daughter about theft and its consequences. The issue was settled upon police contact.

  • Apr 14, 2009
A big crowd turned out Saturday morning for the city of Enumclaw’s second annual Hop To It egg hunt. Among those enjoying the fun were 3-year-old Taylor White of Bonney Lake
A big crowd turned out Saturday morning for the city of Enumclaw’s second annual Hop To It egg hunt. Among those enjoying the fun were 3-year-old Taylor White of Bonney Lake

Several interested in council post

Members of the Buckley City Council apparently will have a handful of candidates to consider when they fill a vacancy in their ranks.

Bridge work on schedule

Dashing rumors to the contrary, officials with the state’s Department of Transportation hold fast to their belief that work on the Kummer Bridge will be finished in time for the hectic Fourth of July traffic.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond part of tourism pitch

Plateau’s agriculture scene, historic museum make the list

Six teens vying for Jr. Miss title

Six White River High School students will vie for Buckley’s America Junior Miss honors at 6 p.m. Saturday in the White River High School theatre.

The Compleat Home Gardener Marianne Binetti

Get gardens ready for a colorful summer

Marian Hawkins  and Ralph Oldroyd share a few laughs with Denise Schultz before their excursion to Cabela’s in Lacey.  Photo by Judy Halone

Bus driver puts fun excursions in high gear

The wheels on the Sumner Senior Center’s bus go round and round – to destinations like farmers’ markets, casinos, fine restaurants and even an annual oyster feed.

Marian Hawkins  and Ralph Oldroyd share a few laughs with Denise Schultz before their excursion to Cabela’s in Lacey.  Photo by Judy Halone

Hannah Kallis dishes up hospitality

Hannah Kallis makes a difference.

Marilyn Yerke

Friendships stitched together by women who love to sew

Iva Galloway, Inge McAdams and Marilyn Yerke created a pattern of friendship that began more than 25 years ago and is still going strong. That’s when the close friends decided to shop monthly together for sewing and craft supplies.

Marilyn Yerke

Stimulus helps fund youth jobs

More than 1,000 low-income youngsters in Pierce County will be put to work this summer thanks to federal stimulus money.

Hillary Mower

Girls vie for dairy ambassador

Three, young Plateau-area women will vie for the King-Pierce County Dairy Ambassador crown.

Hillary Mower