Black Diamond mayoral debate | Part 3

The Courier-Herald is publishing a three-part debate between Black Diamond Mayor CarolBenson and her opponent Judy Baxley. Two weeks ago, candidates answered questions concerning the city, and what they would do as mayor to address any issues. Last week was a chance for candidates to rebut their opponent’s statements. Part 3 includes final candidate questions and final statements.

 

Hauntings around the Plateau

Want to get in a good scare this Halloween, or have some family-friendly entertainment? Check out all the Plateau has to offer this October, from the Fright Factory, Boos and Brews, Thomasson Farms and more.

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Hornet alum running at Utah State

Former White River Hornet Kody Gould has continued to find running success, now at the collegiate level as a member of the Utah State University cross country program.

 

Football: Local teams win 3 out of 4

Local football teams went three-for-four Friday night, with Enumclaw, Sumner and White River picking up league victories.

 

A tale of three STIs | Public Health Insider

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise across the U.S. and Washington and King County data show a similar trend towards more syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia.

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News

Enumclaw mayoral debate | Part 3

This is Part 3 of a three part in-paper Enumclaw mayoral debate between Jan Molinaro and Kim Lauk. Both are first time candidates for mayor. The incumbent, Mayor Liz Reynolds, chose not to seek a third term. Lauk and Molinaro are current members of the City Council.

 

Plateau rallies behind Buckley civic leader

For the last decade, Ellen Boyd has been taking care the city of Buckley, most recently as its director of the youth center, senior center and parks department. So when Ellen was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian germ cell cancer, her friends decided it was time the community she dedicated her life to should come out to support her.

 

Sports

Tough night for WR Hornets

White River High was challenging for the top spot in South Puget Sound League 2A play, but found the Fife Trojans just too tough.

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BL soccer team 8-1 following Coatney scoring outburst

The Bonney Lake Panthers added two more shutout victories last week and saw a rather remarkable number of goals delivered by midfielder Kaylee Coatney.

 

 

Opinion

Challenger has no experience working in government

The newspaper’s three-part debate for the position of Black Diamond mayor has been eye opening.

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Rotary fighting polio around the world | Guest Column

Enumclaw Rotary will mark a 30-year commitment toward the vision of a polio-free world this month. On Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m., a delayed viewing of the fifth annual World Polio Day event will be held at the Chalet Theatre.

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Life

Parks serves up annual Murder Mystery Dinner on Oct. 27 | Pierce County

For one night in October, the ever popular Murder Mystery Dinner returns to Chambers Creek Regional Park, which sets the stage for a fun, engaging and delicious evening.

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Marketplace

Prepare now for the hottest jobs of the future

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Amp Up Your Group Grilling Game with Seattle’s BBQ and Grilling School

Connect2Classes offers group BBQ classes for team and client appreciation events

 

Seattle Businesses Are Reinventing Team Training and Building

Connect2Classes Offers Custom Group Classes for Businesses to Learn and Grow

 

Design the perfect group class for the ultimate bonding experience

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Business

Expanded Panama Canal among challenges for Washington Ports

The $5.4 billion spent to expand the Panama Canal is paying off for East Coast and Gulf of Mexico seaports; however, it is putting more pressure on the Northwest to remain competitive.

 

Players taking a knee hurting the NFL | Don Brunell

On a recent Saturday afternoon in Portland, a young woman stepped onto the playing field at the beginning of the University of Montana vs Portland State football game and started singing our national anthem. She immediately drew a blank on the words and briefly stopped, but as she started apologizing, the fans spontaneously took up the singing.

 

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