Robert James Morrison on Friday was officially charged with one count of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes and three counts of rape of a child in the third degree.
Scott Morgan has been named interim president of Green River College.
The city of Wilkeson's Federation of Eagles is expanding at the end of this month to include a new, all-womens Auxiliary.
The Buckley Senior Center will be offering a 10-week health and wellness package to residents 55 and older.
The Black Diamond City Council's approval of a traffic mitigation agreement resolution with the Enumclaw School District was one of the messier and more confusing matters the city has faced this year.
Washington State Troopers will be out in force over the next couple of weeks for the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign.
Staff at the Regional Justice Center notified Enumclaw authorities Aug. 12 they were in possession of someone wanted on a warrant issued by Enumclaw Municipal Court. The individual was transported to Enumclaw and booked into jail.
Police received a call at 9:09 a.m. Aug. 10 regarding an incident at a Blake Street business. Damage was done to a lock and a vehicle was stolen.
Officers responded at 3:21 p.m. to an automobile collision at 112th Street East and Mundy Loss Road; injuries were reported. That night, Buckley police responded to Orting to assist with a suicide threat. Other calls on the day included an alleged assault at Rainier School and a suspicious person at a highway location.
Police responded to an automobile accident at 112th Street East and state Route 165, traveled to Carbonado after hearing of a domestic dispute and went to Rainier School after being told of a suicide threat.
The King County Fire Marshal has issued a burn ban in unincorporated areas of the county to prevent wildfires during the hot, dry conditions. In addition, the National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for this weekend.
Stabbing charges, Larbor Days permit disputes in Black Diamond, improvements to the Mud Mountain Dam fish trap, increasing revenues for the Expo Center, winning horses at Emerald Downs and a farmers market survey - check up on everything you may have missed this week in your Weekend Briefing!
There's much to like about the current status of the Enumclaw Expo Center, but there also are concerns that must be addressed.
An experienced higher ed administrator with ties to Green River College will serve as the interim vice president of instruction.
Protecting salmon in the White River – moving them safely between Buckley and a point several miles upstream of Enumclaw – is an expensive proposition.
Area residents are invited to share their views regarding a farmers market in the Enumclaw/Buckley vicinity.
The last two virulent Black Diamond City Council meetings boiled down to this: the 102-years-old Labor Day festival is ready to go, and city code specifies that the council does not need to approve the celebration's special event permit.
The National Weather Service station in Seattle has issued an excessive heat warning for this weekend starting Thursday afternoon to Saturday morning.
With the arrival this week of the most dangerous fire weather of the year, Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark is expanding the statewide burn ban effective noon today, Aug. 17 to prohibit all campfires on DNR-protected lands through Sept. 30, 2016.
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) confirmed the first death due to West Nile virus this year in Washington. A Benton County woman in her 70s was most likely exposed to infected mosquitoes in Benton County.