Sumner council considers dispatch future

At a Jan. 12 study session, Sumner City Council members heard the results of a study of the city’s police dispatch center meant to identify and assess areas of improvement.

Proposition brings out the heat

Heated words and accusations have been flying concerning Proposition No. 1, which asks Bonney Lake voters to decide if the city’s government should change from a code to a charter-code form.

“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.

  • Jan 19, 2009

Dunn tells chamber audience county is in “really bad shape” Councilman states belief that trouble was avoidable

Dollars and cents dominated discussions Thursday night as King County Councilman Reagan Dunn addressed members of the Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce.

Times are tough, but nowhere near yesterday’s

The Great Depression was an economic slump in North America, Europe and other industrialized areas of the world that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939.

Book sale set for Jan. 30-31 at high school

Friends of the Library will host its annual winter used book sale Jan. 30 and 31 at the Enumclaw High School library, 226 Semanski St. S.

  • Jan 13, 2009

Special Occasions

Dené Overman and Tony Kuzaro were married Aug. 9, 2008, at the Shangri-La Resort outside Enumclaw. Performing the 5 p.m. ceremony was John Henry Morris II.

  • Jan 13, 2009

In The Military

Marine Corps Cpl. Daryl Howell, son of Rubyanna Gibson of Biloxi, Miss., and Andrew F. Cylkowski of Buckley, along with fellow Marines and sailors of 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, Marine Corps Base, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, recently completed a seven-month deployment to Al Anbar province, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Global War on Terror.

  • Jan 13, 2009

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  • Jan 13, 2009


Five Years Ago

  • Jan 13, 2009

Computer calendars are available

Once again, The Friends of the Enumclaw Public Library are providing the popular computer, year-view calendars. The 2009 re-positionable adhesive calendars are perfect for computer monitors, keyboards, refrigerator doors or anyplace a calendar is needed. In addition, the library’s phone number and Web address are always available. Calendars will be distributed in early January through city of Enumclaw utility bills. Additional calendars will be available at the Enumclaw Public Library after the first of the year as long as the supply lasts.

  • Jan 13, 2009

Thank You

The staff at Evergreen Enumclaw Health and Rehabilitation Center would like to thank the following people for their great generosity this holiday season. To Karen Staley at Maple Thicket for displaying our Giving Tree, Donna at the Enumclaw Senior Center for picking up the extra tags, Roy Dalsanto, aka Santa, for his appearance at our Christmas party, and Kathy Pruitt who decorated and delivered small Christmas trees for our residents’ rooms, a very special thanks for all your time and effort.

  • Jan 13, 2009


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  • Jan 13, 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 13, 2009

Superintendent to talk about schools

Enumclaw School District Superintendent Mike Nelson will address the community during his second annual “State of Enumclaw School District Address” at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 in the Enumclaw High School auditorium.

  • Jan 13, 2009

Fire district hoping to recruit new volunteers

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

  • Jan 13, 2009

Fate of school included in round of budget talks

Wickersham School of Discovery wasn’t the only stop White River School District Superintendent Tom Lockyer is making this month to give parents, staff and community members a look at what could happen in the district if the governor’s budget and student enrollment reductions take the $3 million out of White River’s pocket he and others think it will.

  • Jan 13, 2009

Three firefighters join Enumclaw department

Three new career firefighters have joined the ranks of Enumclaw/Fire District 28, giving the department the ability to have professional, paid staff on duty 24 hours a day.

  • Jan 13, 2009

Chamber pulls out of annual Enumclaw Christmas parade

Enumclaw’s annual holiday parade might roll through downtown as usual in December, but the local chamber of commerce won’t be making it happen.

  • Jan 13, 2009