Enumclaw

Lessons learned from first attempt at Balloon Glow

Despite the bad weather cancelling the event, the Enumclaw Expo Center saw a huge crowd and even made a profit.

Enumclaw senior center plans for improved transportation for rural residents

A new King County grant to create senior “hubs” will help fund the effort.

Unique offerings at Magickal Earth

The new shop has everything from crystals and minerals to tarot decks and handmade jewelry.

Cocktail farm looks to open Wilkeson bar and shop

Venise Cunningham and Belinda Kelly are the Simple Goodness Sisters, looking to bring you unique cocktails from local gardens to your glass.

Enumclaw police blotter | Aug. 30 – Sept. 3

A dispute over firewood, a “silver alert,” and an inebriated argument at a fast-food joint.

Drowning victim identified as Enumclaw man

There was also a death after a glider crashed in Buckley late last month.

Enumclaw, Buckley prepares for second “Beautify” efforts

Volunteers will start sprucing up their cities on Saturday, Sept. 14.

Enumclaw council hears of one police promotion, one retirement

Sgt. Grant McCall was hired when his wife was pregnant. Now, as he’s promoted, his son has just joined the department.

Expo Center preparing to host ‘balloon glow,’ plenty more

This is one of the few events the Expo Center is funding itself, rather than just simply renting out space.

Phil Engebretsen assumed the duties of Enumclaw High principal July 1, replacing former principle Aaron Lee. File photo by Kevin Hanson

School year opens with new teachers, administrators

Many new staff members have joined the ranks of the Enumclaw, White River, and Carbonado school districts.

Phil Engebretsen assumed the duties of Enumclaw High principal July 1, replacing former principle Aaron Lee. File photo by Kevin Hanson

Changing how we think about education

America’s education system should be more about being effective, not efficient, says Will Richardson.

Enumclaw High grad lands scholarship

Kyndra Rademacher plans to attend Boise State University in the fall.

Public invited to celebrate latest work on Enumclaw High campus

The ribbon cutting for the new music wing is Aug. 28 at 5 p.m., though the open house lasts until 8.

Come meet Enumclaw’s first Miss Pro Rodeo at annual competition

Kristin Strudivan will be signing autographs before and after the rodeo, which is Aug. 22 - 24.

Levy passage ensures Foothills Trail bridge connection

A new bridge could come as soon as 2021 or 2022.

From left to right: Plateau Outreach Ministries Director Elaine Olson, Outreach Case Manager for Veterans and Seniors Lisa Napolitano, and Director Elisha Smith-Marshall stand outside of their nonprofit’s office. The trio work together regularly to help lift up the vulnerable populations in Enumclaw, Black Diamond and Covington.
                                Photo by Danielle Chastaine

A mighty team of three help local vets and seniors

Plateau Outreach Ministries works with the county to repair vulnerable homes

From left to right: Plateau Outreach Ministries Director Elaine Olson, Outreach Case Manager for Veterans and Seniors Lisa Napolitano, and Director Elisha Smith-Marshall stand outside of their nonprofit’s office. The trio work together regularly to help lift up the vulnerable populations in Enumclaw, Black Diamond and Covington.
                                Photo by Danielle Chastaine

50 years of Gamblin Motors

Art Gamblin moved to Enumclaw in 1965 — his family has made it their home ever since.

Cascadia Pizza back in business

The brick and mortar shop had to close in June due to heavy smoke damage from a rag fire.

Raising glasses, and funds, for wounded vets

The Aug. 15 “Pint Night” at Headworks Brewery will go to the Gary Sinise Foundation.

Trash talk: Enumclaw renews solid waste pact with King County

Additionally, the public comment period for the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley is open through Aug. 26.

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