Four more “free days” planned for state parks

Four more “free days” planned for state parks

The upcoming dates are Sept. 26, Oct. 10, Nov. 11, and Nov. 27.

Four more “free days” planned for state parks
Naches Peak Loop Trail: mountain lakes and stunning Rainier views

Naches Peak Loop Trail: mountain lakes and stunning Rainier views

This is the fifth article in a series about local hikes.

Naches Peak Loop Trail: mountain lakes and stunning Rainier views
Flaming Geyser State Park: wide open spaces for the family, trails offer solitude
Flaming Geyser State Park: wide open spaces for the family, trails offer solitude
Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Before practice begins, parents must understand COVID-19 protective protocols

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices
Black Diamond Open Space: plenty of room for trail hikers, mountain bikers

Black Diamond Open Space: plenty of room for trail hikers, mountain bikers

This is the third in a series of articles about local hikes.

Black Diamond Open Space: plenty of room for trail hikers, mountain bikers
Old Mine Trail: a short-but-steep climb provides a vivid reminder of region’s mining history

Old Mine Trail: a short-but-steep climb provides a vivid reminder of region’s mining history

This is the second in a series of articles about local hikes.

Old Mine Trail: a short-but-steep climb provides a vivid reminder of region’s mining history
Melmont Ghost Town: remains of the former coal-mining town are a short drive, easy hike away

Melmont Ghost Town: remains of the former coal-mining town are a short drive, easy hike away

This is the first in a series of articles about local hikes.

Melmont Ghost Town: remains of the former coal-mining town are a short drive, easy hike away
At Enumclaw and White River High, sports are on hold until late December

At Enumclaw and White River High, sports are on hold until late December

December, March, and April will be busy months for student athletes.

At Enumclaw and White River High, sports are on hold until late December
Former Enumclaw golf standout returns to lead the team

Former Enumclaw golf standout returns to lead the team

Mara (Koplitz) Rogan placed sixth individually in the Class 4A field while she was a Hornet.

Former Enumclaw golf standout returns to lead the team
Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo

WIAA gives schools option to delay start of prep sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo
Zach Miller wins Western Open tournament

Zach Miller wins Western Open tournament

The Buckley student ranks No. 17 in the nation in his age group.

Zach Miller wins Western Open tournament
The Todd Beamer Titans football team in Federal Way during a 2019 summer practice. File photo

WIAA modifies prep sports calendar; football moved to spring

Washington’s high school athletics governing body announced its revised plans for the upcoming school year Tuesday evening (July 21), and football is moving to the… Continue reading

The Todd Beamer Titans football team in Federal Way during a 2019 summer practice. File photo
Future of fall prep sports to be announced July 22

Future of fall prep sports to be announced July 22

If sports start up again, White River and Enumclaw will be in the same league.

Future of fall prep sports to be announced July 22
WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

Football practices to begin Sept. 5, all other sports planned for Sept. 7.

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports
Athletes, coaches, parents and fans throughout the state are waiting for news about the start of the fall athletic season. Once gatherings are permitted, coaches will be able to work with players (like in this photo with Enumclaw football coach Mark Gunderson teaching technique) and players can hit the field. File photo by Kevin Hanson

Calendar for start of high school sports uncertain

The fall sports season could start in August, or it could be pushed to September.

Athletes, coaches, parents and fans throughout the state are waiting for news about the start of the fall athletic season. Once gatherings are permitted, coaches will be able to work with players (like in this photo with Enumclaw football coach Mark Gunderson teaching technique) and players can hit the field. File photo by Kevin Hanson
Emerald Downs changes opening day to June 24

Emerald Downs changes opening day to June 24

Live racing to return at Auburn track but without fans

Emerald Downs changes opening day to June 24
White River athletes officially join collegiate programs

White River athletes officially join collegiate programs

A multitude of local students are ready to take their athleticism to the next level.

White River athletes officially join collegiate programs
Graham tabbed to lead Enumclaw High girls hoop program

Graham tabbed to lead Enumclaw High girls hoop program

Danny Graham has built an impressive record as a coach, leading teams to wining records, state tournaments and, eventually, to the medal stand. Now, he’s… Continue reading

Graham tabbed to lead Enumclaw High girls hoop program
Crystal opens with new rules for visitors, employees

Crystal opens with new rules for visitors, employees

Make sure you have a reservation and be conscious of your social distancing.

Crystal opens with new rules for visitors, employees
COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Emerald Downs announces revised 2020 stakes schedule

Racing starts June 22; first featured race Aug. 2

COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Emerald Downs