Family finishes Tour du Mont Blanc

The Tour is a 110-mile hike through multiple European counties.

Local artists return for second Freestyle event

It’s an opportunity to watch artists create their work, and then even have a chance to buy it at the end.

November 2019 general election results | Nov. 6 update

Check out what voters approved, rejected, and who they put into office.

Buckley budget available to public

The city council is also talking about a new EMS levy, with a public hearing on Nov. 12.

I-976 is passing, worrying transit advocates

The initiative promises $30 car tabs, but opponents say it will destroy state transit infrastructure.

Voters are narrowly rejecting affirmative action

The no camp on affirmative action is winning by just over one point.

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King County Council incumbents ahead, with the exception of Gossett

Preliminary results are in for the King County Council races.

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Black Diamond police blotter | Oct. 24 – 28

A dispute with a firearm, car crash, and a welfare check ending in an arrest.

Holiday Bazaar at Danish Hall

Stop by Nov. 9 for crafts and treats.

Contributed photos.
                                Donna May (Douglas) Jokumsen, left, and Kevin Dale Jokumsen, right.

Suspect in 1987 cold case acquitted, not enough evidence

Kevin Dale Jokumsen, 56, was charged with second-degree for allegedly murdering his wife. After two years, the case finally went to trial — or would have, if a judge didn’t throw it out.

Contributed photos.
                                Donna May (Douglas) Jokumsen, left, and Kevin Dale Jokumsen, right.
Sound Publishing file photo

King County Council authorizes staff to draft road levy ballot measure

The county is projected to run out of capital funding for roads and bridges by 2025.

Sound Publishing file photo

Former Hornet headed to world dance championships

Zachary Kelley started dancing when he was 8. His dancing and choreography is now known internationally.

Enumclaw proposing slightly smaller tax rate for coming year

For a $400,000 home, the tax bill in 2020 will be approximately $520.

Community rallies behind retired Black Diamond K9 dog

Sabre served King County for seven years. Due to medical complications, he is going blind, but his community is raising money so he can keep his eyesight for as long as possible.

King County parents are still struggling with child care

A new report looks at the effects on parents here and across the state.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Oct. 14 – 24

A fight at EHS, a bear mace attack, and theft of copper wire.

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King County studies broadband access

A report due to the council in January could show opportunities for expansion.

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Local artist carves 500-plus pound pumpkin

The cow carving took him nearly 5 hours to complete

Enumclaw’s proposed budget reflects continued confidence in the local economy

Given those healthy financial expectations, the city has proposed a “robust list of major capital projects” for the coming year.