Family center collecting new coats
The White River Family Support Center is collecting new or clean, gently-used coats for children and adults in the Plateau area. For more information, or to donate or sponsor a coat drive, contact Danniel Bush at 360-829-5883.
The White River Family Support Center presents “The Incredible Years,” a free parenting series for families with children ages 4 to 10.
This is an opportunity to increase and enhance parenting skills, decrease power struggles and defiance and increase structure and consistency in the household.
The events are under way, but continue every Tuesday through Nov. 17 at Wilkeson Elementary, 640 Railroad Ave., Wilkeson. A free dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. Classes begin at 6 and run through 8 p.m.
To register, call Danniel Bush at 360-829-5883 or Klara at 253-697-8408.
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.