Quilts featured at senior center

The Enumclaw Senior Activity Center currently has two homemade quilts stitched by Margaret Elhke on display.

  • Dec 23, 2008

Church sponsoring Hanson Brothers concert Sunday

The Hanson Brothers will provide a one-hour concert beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Finn Hall, 10411 234th Ave. E. The concert is sponsored for the community by Foothills United Methodist Church.

  • Dec 23, 2008

Local business is honored by association

The Enumclaw Wellness Center has been selected for the 2008 Best of Enumclaw Award in the “Health Clubs and Gyms” category by the U.S. Local Business Association.

  • Dec 23, 2008

Warrant of the Week

The Enumclaw Police Department, in cooperation with The Courier-Herald, sponsors a “Warrant of the Week” program. This program is designed to capture people who currently have warrants out for their arrest by using tips that citizens provide to the Enumclaw Police Department. The arrest warrants for these people have been issued by Enumclaw Municipal Court. Each week, a photo of the wanted person, along with a brief description of the crime, will be published.

  • Dec 23, 2008

Enumclaw Police Blotter

• A patrolling officer encountered a 4-foot snowball blocking traffic about 1:30 a.m. Dec. 17 on Porter Street. The officer followed footprints to a nearby residence. Two large snowballs were removed from the street.

  • Dec 23, 2008

Holidays bring trash changes

The city of Enumclaw’s offices will be closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. There will be no garbage collection either day.

  • Dec 23, 2008

Schools add days to end of year to make up for closures

Enumclaw and White River school district students and teachers received an early season gift – three days without school – as nasty, winter weather shut down classrooms. Those three days stretched right into winter break, which began for both districts Monday and continues through Jan. 2.

  • Dec 23, 2008

Final details on the way for Expo Center

The city of Enumclaw envisions itself as an equestrian mecca, eventually attracting hosrses and owners to shows of all sizes and types.

  • Dec 23, 2008

Buckley bears brunt of winter wind storm

A snow and windstorm swept through the area Saturday and Sunday leaving snow drifts and icy roads with the most severe damage hitting Buckley.

  • Dec 23, 2008

Volunteers shop for Sumner kids

When the doors opened at 6 a.m. Dec. 13 at Bonney Lake Fred Meyer, a crew of holiday elves set their holiday shopping gears in motion. An hour later, their efforts helped make the season twinkle a little brighter for approximately 200 Sumner School District families.

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe gives $35,000 for refrigerator truck

Bonney Lake Food Bank Director Stew Bowen asked Santa Claus for a special gift this year, and he must of been very good all year.

Police Blotter

• A 22-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence after running a stop light at the intersection of 214th Avenue East and SR 410 at 12:18 a.m. Dec. 14. When the officer activated his emergency lights the driver increased his speed before finally pulling over. When the officer approached, the driver became argumentative and denied any violation. The officer could see the man was intoxicated. The man refused a field sobriety test. He was arrested and booked into the Buckley jail.

City Council to consider the change of government issue

The change of government issue will be discussed by the Bonney Lake City Council in January, and a resolution will likely be considered to either support or oppose the proposition.

The Bonney Lake library manager brings a love of books and reading

Clare Murphy isn’t surprised to be serving as the new branch manager of the Bonney Lake library.

Cemetery vandals return to court

Three years ago when two youths vandalized a Sumner cemetery, they were required by the Pierce County Juvenile Court to perform community service and pay $170,000 in restitution.

Winter snow and ice storm blasts region

A snow and windstorm swept through the area Saturday and Sunday leaving snow drifts and icy roads with the most severe damage hitting Buckley.

King County: Affordable housing, living wage head latest report

Many aspects of living in King County have improved or remain unchanged in recent years, yet residents face serious challenges in terms of affordable housing, living wage incomes and transportation choices. In addition, more children live in poverty, and the gap between the rich and poor continues to grow, according to the new Communities Count 2008 Report released recently.

  • Dec 16, 2008

Buckley land lease gets public airing

The city of Buckley hosted a public hearing Dec. 9 to unveil its proposed plan to eventually enter into a half-century land lease agreement with the state’s Department of Social and Health Services, involving a 138-acre agricultural parcel on the grounds of Rainier School.

  • Dec 16, 2008