Enumclaw

Photos by Ray Miller-Still 
Halloween season is upon us, and Enumclaw plans to close down Cole Street again this year to give families the opportunity to safely trick-or-treat downtown.

Halloween events on the Plateau

Looking for spooky things to do? We’ve got you covered.

 

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Enumclaw, Black Diamond Police Blotter | Oct. 4 – 14

Welfare checks, threats to harm a dog, and a man reportedly washing his car shirtless.

 

Enumclaw and White River High School logos

Plateau golfers deliver top performances at league tournament

White River captured five of the top eight boys’ slots and three of the top five girls’ performances.

Enumclaw and White River High School logos
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White River makes it look easy; Enumclaw rallies in the second half

Both football teams posted wins with big margins last week.

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Enumclaw school district students, athletes, and homecoming royalty paraded down Cole Street last Friday before the big game later that night and, of course, the Homecoming Dance.

Photo Gallery: A Very Hornet Homecoming

Enumclaw paraded down Cole Street last Friday for their homecoming celebration.

Photos by Ray Miller-Still
Enumclaw school district students, athletes, and homecoming royalty paraded down Cole Street last Friday before the big game later that night and, of course, the Homecoming Dance.
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn at the Mount Peak Fire Lookout tower. Courtesy photo

Councilmember Reagan Dunn celebrates ceremonial opening of Mt. Peak Fire Lookout

The tower is now open to the public after five years of planning.

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn at the Mount Peak Fire Lookout tower. Courtesy photo
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Charges filed after year-long investigation into fatal 2020 Halloween crash

Brendan Lee Palmer was arranged Monday, Oct. 11., and plead not guilty.

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Public Health hosts forum to answer vaccine questions

The forum is this Thursday, Oct. 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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Flags for the cities of Wichita, Kansas; St. Louis, Missouri; Phoenix, Arizona; Chicago, Illinois; Corpus Christi, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Jackson, Florida; Louisville, Kentucky; and Washington, D.C.

Your design could be chosen to be Enumclaw’s new flag

The contest is open to everyone, novice and professional vexillologists alike.

Flags for the cities of Wichita, Kansas; St. Louis, Missouri; Phoenix, Arizona; Chicago, Illinois; Corpus Christi, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Jackson, Florida; Louisville, Kentucky; and Washington, D.C.
An observer on Mount Peak keeps his fingers crossed that the Chinook helicopter will be able to lift the framework of the fire lookout tower safety to the top of the mountain. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Mount Peak lookout tower nearly completed

A few unexpected twists didn’t stop workers from ultimately putting the tower together.

An observer on Mount Peak keeps his fingers crossed that the Chinook helicopter will be able to lift the framework of the fire lookout tower safety to the top of the mountain. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Details scarce about infamous EHS volleyball game, but raise concerns about racism across the district

Details are few, and rumors abound over what exactly happened during and after the game.

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Enumclaw cleans up Clover Park; White River loses hard-fought match to Steilacoom

The latest round of high school football brought mixed results for the Plateau teams, as Enumclaw registered a convincing victory over Clover Park while White… Continue reading

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Enumclaw police blotter | Sept. 23 – 29 |

Trespassing, driving under the influence and a man just putting on his shoes.

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City Administrator Chris Searcy (right) and incoming Senior Center Manager Melissa Holt (center) present the plaque that will adorn the Enumclaw Senior Center’s activity room, now named the Jobyna Nickum Activity Room. Nickum stands to the left.

Jobyna Nickum retires after 30 years running Enumclaw’s senior center

Recreation Programmer Melissa Holt will be taking her position.

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City Administrator Chris Searcy (right) and incoming Senior Center Manager Melissa Holt (center) present the plaque that will adorn the Enumclaw Senior Center’s activity room, now named the Jobyna Nickum Activity Room. Nickum stands to the left.
The fire destroyed nearly everything in Don Dotson's home, including irreplaceable antiques and photos. Courtesy photo

GoFundMe started for man who lost home, dog in recent fire

Don Dotson lost his home during the Sept. 17 power outage when his generator caught fire.

The fire destroyed nearly everything in Don Dotson's home, including irreplaceable antiques and photos. Courtesy photo
King County Flood Control District

Enumclaw awarded $483,000 grant for flood reduction

Funds should help reduce flooding at the Enumclaw Golf Course.

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The Sept. 13 Enumclaw City Council meeting was a full one, though no members of the city council, and few of the audience, actually wore masks. Screenshot

Enumclaw council returns to full force, but without masks as city breaks COVID records

Read why several council members choose not to wear a mask, even though the council is back to being fully in-person.

The Sept. 13 Enumclaw City Council meeting was a full one, though no members of the city council, and few of the audience, actually wore masks. Screenshot
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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Sept. 9 – 15 |

Stolen motorcycles recovered and hit-and-run collisions

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Social media trend leading to local students damaging school property

The “Devious Licks” challenge, and related videos, are being removed from the TikTok platform.

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