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Enumclaw High boys rout Sumner in league basketball

  • Dec 9, 2009 at 12:00PM updated Dec 11, 2009 at 11:50AM

The Enumclaw High basketball squad blew a tenacious but young Sumner High crew out of Chuck Smith Gymnasium Tuesday night, thrashing the Spartans 69-29.

Details emerge in investigation into former Black Diamond city employees | Read Documents

  • Dec 16, 2009 at 7:00PM updated Dec 24, 2009 at 1:01PM

Some of missing pieces in the story surrounding the abrupt departures of former Black Diamond City Attorney Loren Combs and City Administrator Leonard Smith have come to light, but more details are on the way. The final resolution to the story is still in doubt.

Black Diamond terminates city administrator following background check | Read Letter

  • Dec 19, 2009 at 10:00PM updated Dec 24, 2009 at 1:02PM

The city of Black Diamond has released a document stating former City Administrator Leonard Smith was terminated for cause Dec. 8 by Mayor Howard Botts.

Black Diamond: Investigations, firings, resignations | Everything you need to know

  • Dec 21, 2009 at 10:00AM updated Feb 25, 2010 at 9:41AM

Black Diamond's ex-city attorney, Loren Combs, is currently under investigation for multiple alleged finance-related infractions. As the investigation unfolds, other revelations regarding City Hall employees and ex-employees have surfaced. The story involves a considerable number of people, agencies and other details. To avoid confusion, the Covington Reporter is maintaining this page, which will offer a bird's eye view of the case and serve as a gateway to more detailed information.

White River girls win tournament opener, play Wednesday afternoon

  • Dec 29, 2009 at 4:01PM

The White River High girls got off to a roaring start Tuesday and defeated the Hazen Highlanders 65-50 in the opening round of the Les Schwab Christmas Classic.

Flaming Geyser State Park to be closed for two years for repairs

  • Jan 8, 2010 at 5:00PM updated Jan 11, 2010 at 9:23AM

The Washington State Parks Commission announced of Flaming Geyser State Park near Black Diamond will be closed to vehicular traffic in most of the park due to electrical failure and public safety concerns stemming from a worn out and outdated system.

GIRLS BASKETBALL | Jan. 13: Sumner drops first SPSL 3A game to White River

  • Jan 13, 2010 at 11:00AM updated Jan 14, 2010 at 12:40PM

After breaking a 54-all tie, White River went on a 10-4 run to close out the game and take over first place in the South Puget Sound League 4A standings.

SLIDE SHOW | Girls Basketball: White River 64, Sumner 58

  • Jan 13, 2010 at 4:36PM

White River handed the Sumner Spartans their first loss in SPSL 3A play this season.

Two Enumclaw boys reportedly killed in Tacoma crash

  • Jan 19, 2010 at 11:14AM

Two Enumclaw brothers died following a Saturday night automobile accident in Tacoma, according to regional news accounts.

Enumclaw boys killed in Saturday night crash were Kibler Elementary students

  • Jan 19, 2010 at 11:00AM updated Jan 20, 2010 at 9:41AM

Two Enumclaw brothers died following a Saturday night automobile accident in Tacoma. Jared Davis, 8, and 11-year-old Jordan Davis died after leaving a Monster Truck Show at the Tacoma Dome, according to regional news reports.

White River girls fall in King Holiday Hoopfest

  • Jan 19, 2010 at 2:08PM

The White River High girls trekked north Monday to participate in the prestigious King Holiday Hoopfest and headed home on the short end of a 54-42 decision against Kentwood High.

UPDATE: Boys killed in Saturday night crash were Kibler Elementary students

  • Jan 19, 2010 at 2:23PM

Two Enumclaw brothers died following a Saturday night automobile accident in Tacoma.

Black Diamond ex-City Administrator Leonard Smith files claim for severance against city

  • Jan 21, 2010 at 11:00AM updated Jan 23, 2010 at 6:52PM

A new administration has taken over, but, the issues that have plagued Black Diamond during the past few months are far from over. Leonard Smith, the former city administrator who was terminated Dec. 8, has filed a claim against the city seeking severance pay. Because the 62-year-old Smith was fired for cause, he was not given severance compensation.

Basketball and swim results from Tuesday, Jan. 26

  • Jan 27, 2010 at 7:00AM updated at 12:05PM

Enumclaw wrestlers blank Sumner Wednesday in regular-season finale

  • Jan 28, 2010 at 11:25AM

It wasn't the 79-0 score that made Enumclaw High's South Puget Sound League 3A wrestling win over Sumner Jan. 27 big, it was the emotion. For the Hornets, the road win put the cap on a perfect 8-0 South Puget Sound League 3A season and the league title, the team's fourth in a row. It was also the Hornets' 32nd-straight league victory.

Bonney Lake second, Sumner fourth in Wednesday gymnastics

  • Jan 28, 2010 at 11:27AM

Bonney Lake High placed second and Sumner High was fourth when gymnasts gathered Jan. 27 for a four-team meet in the Panthers' gymnasium.


  • Jan 30, 2010 at 8:00AM updated at 10:24AM

Sen. Pam Roach voted out of Republican caucus | Roach calls caucus a 'star chamber'

  • Jan 30, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Feb 3, 2010 at 7:00PM

The Senate Republican caucus voted Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn out of the caucus meetings for this Legislative session and the remainder of the year.

Pickup hits telephone pole in Black Diamond Sunday | Driver airlifted to trauma center

  • Feb 1, 2010 at 10:00AM updated at 12:24PM

A 35-year-old man driving a pickup at a high speed hit a telephone pole along state Route 169 in Black Diamond at about 7:15 p.m. Sunday. According to a release from Tim Perciful, spokesman for Mountain View Fire and Rescue, the pole fell and power lines were on the ground. When firefighters and emergency personnel arrived they found the pickup upside down.

Man found dead from apparent suicide in Flaming Geyser Park

  • Feb 3, 2010 at 7:05PM

The King County Sheriff's Department reported a 38-year-old man was found dead at 9:45 a.m. today in Flaming Geyser Park near Black Diamond. According to Sgt. John Urquhart, sheriff's department spokesman, the Auburn man was found by a visitor in the park. The initial investigation indicates the man died from suicide. The man was reported missing by family members yesterday.

THURSDAY NIGHT HOOPS: Bonney Lake girls defeat White River in OT

  • Feb 4, 2010 at 10:45PM

South Puget Sound League 3A results, boys and girls


  • Feb 9, 2010 at 11:16PM

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