Community built on school support
How would you describe your community to others?
Friendly. Peaceful. Rustic. Clean. Proud.
Our community’s image was built over seven generations, dating back to the 1800s. It took hard work by honest and caring individuals and families to get us to this point in history.
A foundation of our reputation is our school district. We continue to produce students who are in the upper percentiles of graduation and ready for college, career and life. We are not only known for our district’s outstanding athletics teams, but by businesses and colleges that recruit our kids because they know they’ve received a quality education.
Key components of a strong educational system include the buildings constructed to provide optimal educational outcomes. This Enumclaw School District bond submitted to voters is not an additional tax, but a replacement of an expiring one. Let’s continue to support our strong community that others only wish they could be.
Bills show hundreds of residents doubled or tripled their water usage in the past two months, but many say they’ve not increased, or even decreased, their water consumption, and the city’s system must be wrong.
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.
Mushroom pickers hiking just outside Greenwater recently stumbled upon a spooky scene — a human skull among the ‘shrooms.
Oakpointe is gearing up to start home construction in the Ten Trails project in Black Diamond — the developer is only waiting for is final authorization by the City Council. Final plat authorization was submitted by Oakpointe to city staff on Aug. 30, and after staff review, sent to the City Council for action on the Oct. 5 meeting. Council tabled the item to the Oct. 19 meeting. Additionally, a new roundabout opened in the city.
Some Black Diamond residents have been the target of a recent phone scam by an individual that identifies themselves as a police officer, at times using a legitimate officer’s name.