Open house for revised boundaries set Feb. 23
A meeting to announce the proposed changes to several elementary schools in the Sumner School District is planned for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Maple Lawn Elementary School, 230 Wood Ave. in Sumner.
After a November open house, a parent advisory committee reviewed proposed revisions to school attendance boundaries and waiver options for students residing in Falling Water, Sky Island (and neighboring areas along state Route 410), Crater Road/198th, Cedar Ridge and Cascadia. The proposed changes are to the Crestwood, McAlder and Victor Falls elementary school attendance areas for the 2009-10 school year. Information will be presented at an upcoming open house on the revised boundaries, transportation and waiver options for students.
Information about the proposed boundary revisions and guarenteed waivers is available on the district Web site.
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.