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East Pierce helps kids keep warm this winter

East Pierce Fire and Rescue is once again reaching out to help kids in need.

Sewer rates likely to increase for Bonney Lake and Sumner residents

Sumner and Bonney Lake residents should be prepared for sewer rate increases come the new year. The rate increase, according to Sumner Communications Director and… Continue reading

State Route 162 improvement public survey complete

WSDOT will be presenting the survey results to the public Nov. 15 - 16.

Black Diamond city business slows down in wake of new rules

It took only two meetings for the Black Diamond City Council to revise its rules and procedures, giving metaphorical whiplash to staff and city residents as they wrestled with the council's new structure.

UPDATE | Pierce County Prosecutor’s office confirms manslaughter charge in stray bullet case

The incident began when Tobin Hugh Panton witnessed his car being stolen from his driveway.

Bonney Lake puts marijuana on Planning Commission docket

Recreational marijuana is back on Bonney Lake’s schedule.

Black Diamond Comprehensive Plan suffers further delays

It looks like Black Diamond's Comprehensive Plan will be further delayed as the city's traffic adviser, DKS Associates, appears to be running out of patience with the City Council.

Weekend Briefing | News for Aug. 1 – 5

Read up on the county's new marijuana regulations, the fall of the Plateau Avengers in the California tourney, the plea deal taken by Johnathan Daniel Harris in the Nicole White murder case and when a disc golf course will be coming to Enumclaw, all in the newest edition of your Weekend Briefing.

The scenes behind the scares; An ‘underneath the mask’ look at Buckley’s two haunted houses

Something's about to happen. Maybe there was rustling in the cornstalks to your right, or cackling coming from ahead of you, just around the pitch-dark corner. Suddenly, the breaker box next to you explodes in a shower of sparks and noise, or a bloody doctor emerges from his hiding place to chase you with his hacksaw.

Novik’s “Uprooted” put much-needed emphasis on female relationships | Point of Review

If it wasn't for the fact my fiancée gave away her personal copy of "Uprooted" three times over the holiday season as gifts to friends and family, I could have easily read it at least twice more, and she would have had her nose stuck in it for a month straight.

King County tightens marijuana regulations

The King County Council has tightened its marijuana regulations, making it virtually impossible for marijuana producers and processors to set up shop in the unincorporated areas around Maple Valley and Covington.

A look at the life of newspapers | Our Corner

You're looking at a brand new Courier-Herald.

Weekend Briefing | News for Aug. 22 – 26

The Black Diamond City Council flirted with new elementary school delays, the Wilkeson Eagles are getting a new Auxiliary chapter, Green River College appointed a new interim president and the Courier-Herald reviews "The Lovely Bones." Check out what you may have missed this week in the latest issue of your Weekend Briefing.

Weekend Briefing | News for July 4 – 8

What's in this Weekend Briefing? A suspected DUI crash into a museum, medical marijuana, a WWII vet flying in a B-17 bomber, a 5 week road closure in Enumclaw and Buckley's new summer concert series!

Body of Mountain View firefighter Ken Ward found in Grant County

After an extensive one-week search, the body of Mountain View Fire and Rescue firefighter Ken Ward was found near the Wildhorse Monument near the city of George in Grant County.

New Wilkeson Auxiliary to be chartered Sunday

The city of Wilkeson's Federation of Eagles is expanding at the end of this month to include a new, all-womens Auxiliary.

City business continues to stall in Black Diamond

The last couple of Black Diamond City Council meetings resembled a game of Chutes and Ladders – as soon as it seemed progress was being made during the June 22 meeting, the council slid back to square one on July 7.

Suspect pleads guilty in Nicole White murder case

On July 28 Jonathan Daniel Harris, 30, pleaded guilty to the murder of Enumclaw resident Nicole White.

Bonney Lake plans annexation of properties Kelley Creek Vista and Delany property

The city of Bonney Lake is looking to get a little bigger by proposing an annexation agreement to the Pierce County Council this fall.

Black Diamond Council majority continues to ignore staff, legal advice by passing amended contacts

Editor's note: This story has been updated from the 10/12 edition of the Courier-Herald. A correction and clarification will be printed in the 10/19 edition.