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Mayor takes it too far, won’t let Black Diamond council members speak | Letter to the Editor

  • Jun 17, 2016 at 1:30PM

Council member (Pat) Pepper asked "for the floor" to speak at the beginning and after each agenda item. The mayor (Carol Benson) obviously refused to call on her. The mayor may "preside" over the meeting, but she is not supposed to keep a council member from speaking. But she did. In contrast, the mayor's friend Council member (Janie) Edelman was able to talk at length.

Selfish to think Black Diamond can stay small amid general city growth | Letter to the Editor

  • Jun 17, 2016 at 12:12PM

OK, which other small town in King County would you make all the people move to as the population grows? Don't you think they feel the same way? Of course they do.

Ante Up Band set to perform tomorrow at Stockton's

  • Jun 17, 2016 at 11:14AM

The Ante Up Band will be performing tomorrow, Saturday, June 18 at Stockton's in Maple Valley.

Green River College president resigns | UPDATE

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 5:00PM updated at 9:34PM

Eileen Ely has resigned as president of Green River College. The Green River Board of Trustees unanimously voted to accept Ely’s resignation at its Thursday afternoon meeting.

Battle of the bathroom gets batted around in joint rules committee | Jerry Cornfield

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 11:15AM

The next round in the battle on access to public bathrooms was waged Thursday in Yakima.

Black Diamond council obstructive, and residents are paying the price | Letter to the Editor

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 10:23AM

Editor's note: John Scearcy is the principal officer at Teamsters Local 117. Teamsters Local 117 represents a group of 11 professional staff at the city of Black Diamond.

Buckley academy turns out 29 firefighters

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 10:02AM

Forty started the long and arduous process and 29 remained.

America’s self-doubt through history | Rich Elfers

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 2:15PM

"There is something in the American soul that wants to believe that it is facing disaster, that it has failed, that some corruption deep in its being will steal its success. I suspect that this has something to do with the familial recollections of immigrants."

“We need to do more” about gun violence | Jeff Duchin

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 12:03PM

The following is written by Dr. Jeff Duchin for Public Health Insider:

Green River College appoints interim VP of instruction

  • Jun 14, 2016 at 5:00PM updated Jun 15, 2016 at 10:51AM

Deborah Casey, Green River College's vice president of student affairs, will serve as the interim vice president of instruction, while the college searches to replace Derek Brandes.

White River High School graduation 2016 | SLIDESHOW

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 10:00AM

Congratulations to the White River High School class of 2016!

State emphasized firework ban in wildlife areas

  • Jun 14, 2016 at 11:13AM

With wildfire season already under way, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding everyone that fireworks are prohibited on all 33 WDFW wildlife areas and 700-plus water access sites.

Buckley Fire Department recognized for volunteer firefighter efforts

  • Jun 14, 2016 at 10:01AM

The Buckley Fire Department has been honored with the Fire House Award by the Washington State Fire Fighters' Association.

Child missing, found | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Jun 18, 2016 at 9:00AM

An officer was advised at 2:52 a.m. June 9 that a 3-year-old child was missing from a Warner Avenue residence. At the same time, a dispatcher received a call from a driver who said he found a small child on state Route 410. The parents and the child were reunited.

Three vehicle crash, injuries | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Jun 17, 2016 at 9:00AM

Officers responded the afternoon of June 8 to a three-vehicle accident at 244th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 436th Street. The crash resulted in injuries.

Sales halted | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jun 16, 2016 at 9:00AM

Police had heard June 8 about solicitors working in the city in violation of city ordinances. After giving several verbal warnings, police took a subject into custody and booked the individual into jail.

Reckless endangerment | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 9:00AM

Police responded the afternoon of June 7 to a local hotel, assisting the fire department after hearing of smoke coming from a room.

Aid needed | Enumclaw & Buckley Police Blotter

  • Jun 14, 2016 at 9:19AM

An officer was told at 11:30 p.m. June 4 about a man possibly passed out at a Roosevelt Avenue location.

Why does crispy rice pop? | Ask Dr. Universe

  • Jun 13, 2016 at 4:01PM

Hi Dr. Universe! When I was eating breakfast today, I came up with this question. Why does crispy rice make a popping sound when I pour milk over it? It makes me as curious as a cat! –Allison, 11, Pullman, WA

The Electoral College | 57 Seconds

  • Jun 13, 2016 at 3:15PM

The Electoral College is a poorly understood but influential part of electing a president. Senator Joe Fain explains the process in 57 Seconds.

Oregon’s tax measure a potential boom for Washington | Don Brunell

  • Jun 13, 2016 at 3:15PM

Washington's next economic development plan may be written by Oregon voters next November.

Don’t be so quick to judge your dandelions | Church Corner

  • Jun 12, 2016 at 9:00AM

This year, spring began with my front lawn studded with countless dandelions adding color to my struggling grass. Now, thinking about those dandelions, I am reminded of one of my favorite parables of Jesus: "The Weeds and the Wheat."

Enumclaw and Buckley collaboration | Kim Lauk

  • Jun 11, 2016 at 10:03AM

An exciting project has been under way for the past few months. After negotiations with both Enumclaw and Buckley city governments and administrations, a joint committee has been formed that has been named the Plateau Cities Collaboration.

Gated communities in Enumclaw raises concerns and thwarts goals | Letter to the Editor

  • Jun 10, 2016 at 2:30PM

The Enumclaw Planning Commission will soon make a recommendation to the City Council that they adopt some proposed changes to the Enumclaw Comprehensive Plan. They have put a lot of thought and effort into this document, and are to be complimented for taking on the difficult task of integrating the wishes of a community having diverse viewpoints with Washington's Growth Management Act.

Weekend Briefing | June 6 - 10

  • Jun 11, 2016 at 9:00AM

Black Diamond had another busy week as its council rules were found to be illegal by the city's interim attorney. There are also talks of improving the Foothills Trail – dirt sections between Buckley and South Prairie are to be paved by next year. A Buckley resident has travelled all around the world and has been able to get airlines to foot his travel bill. And don't forget to check out SPSL 2A and 3A's post season awards list for Hornets athletes in this edition of your Weekend Briefing!

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