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Enumclaw police officer Amanda Reeves will be assigned to Enumclaw High School as the first school resource officer. The position is a joint effort of the school district and police department. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Enumclaw High will have full-time cop on campus

Enumclaw High School will have an on duty officer on its campus starting in 2019.

 

Enumclaw’s Nelson honored as state Superintendent of the Year

The district’s Board of Directors was also given the honor of being named the 2018 Board of Distinction.

 

Hardhats and heavy equipment continue to dot school grounds

The excitement of a new school year has slipped into an established routine, but there’s plenty of activity outside the classroom walls. Construction projects hold… Continue reading

 

Pamphlets, primary ballots headed for voters’ hands

Mid-July may not seem like election season, but candidates are in full campaign mode and voters are about to make some critical, long-lasting decisions. In… Continue reading

Feds set slight increase in national park fees

Visitors to Mount Rainier National Park could have been looking at huge increases in entrance fees this summer — some jumping as much as 300… Continue reading

Superintendent Mike Nelson shares a laugh with his audience during the recent “Jazzing Up Education” fundraising luncheon. KEVIN HANSON PHOTO

Wallets open for Enumclaw Schools Foundation; more fundraisers on the way

By the end of the fundraiser $29,000 was raised.

Superintendent Mike Nelson shares a laugh with his audience during the recent “Jazzing Up Education” fundraising luncheon. KEVIN HANSON PHOTO
Some Enumclaw High School students will be able to move out of portables and into their new learning space much earlier than expected. Photo by Kevin Hanson

School project finishing ahead of schedule

New classrooms, science labs, an expanded commons, library and career center will be open by October, a couple of months faster than originally expected.

Some Enumclaw High School students will be able to move out of portables and into their new learning space much earlier than expected. Photo by Kevin Hanson

NPSL football increases from two to three divisions

Come fall, change is coming to the gridiron. The North Puget Sound League 4A is splitting into three divisions rather than the two current divisions… Continue reading

Enumclaw School District hoping voters will choose to extend levies

Ballots were received throughout area school districts last week and voters have until Feb. 13 to determine if they will continue their support of local… Continue reading

Bears take down two schools

The White River High gymnasium was the place to be Dec. 6, as some of the state’s top wrestling teams – and a handful of… Continue reading

Arizona ‘cold case’ centers on former Enumclaw couple

A “cold case” saga continues to play out, a three-decades-old story of a missing woman and a husband accused of foul play. At the center of the tale are former Enumclaw residents Kevin Dale Jokumsen and Donna Mae (maiden name Douglas) Jokumsen, who married before moving to Arizona.

Left Behind K9 Rescue helps dogs in need

Annual 5K run will take place the morning of Sept. 30 at Lake Wilderness Park

Pacific Northwest Governor’s Cup polo tournament|Gallery

On July 8 and 9 polo players from all over Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia competed in the Pacific Northwest Governor’s Cup. The event… Continue reading

King County Fair opens four-day run July 13

With a healthy sampling of new attractions alongside a handful of old favorites, organizers are putting finishing touches on the 155th annual production of the… Continue reading

State OK’s money for SR 410 study

Those who regularly travel the stretch of highway between Enumclaw and Buckley can share tales of vehicular angst, commiserating over bumper-to-bumper traffic jams that seemingly stretch from Black Diamond to Bonney Lake.

Hats tossed in ring for 2017 election

The paperwork has been filed and now the long slog through election season is under way

Snow brings closure at Chinook, Cayuse

Winter weather has transformed the Cascade landscape and made mountain driving an interesting – and sometimes hazardous – proposal.

King County is hoping its new ballot drop boxes

With the 2016 general election on the horizon, King County is hoping its new ballot drop boxes – like the one installed at the Tahoma School District building – will give voters a greater opportunity to make their voices heard.

410 crash leaves one dead, four injured

An early-morning crash east of Enumclaw left one young person dead and four others hospitalized.

Bring your dog to Lake Wilderness for Tails ‘n’ Trails

Lake Wilderness Park will be going to the dogs the morning of Oct. 8.