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Winter Road Closures at Mount Rainier National Park

In anticipation of this weekend’s significant weather event, Mount Rainier National Park announces the winter closure of the Sunrise Road at the White River Campground intersection, the Mowich Lake Road, and the Paradise Valley Road.

  • Oct 20, 2017

Black Diamond mayoral debate | Part 3

The Courier-Herald is publishing a three-part debate between Black Diamond Mayor CarolBenson and her opponent Judy Baxley. Two weeks ago, candidates answered questions concerning the city, and what they would do as mayor to address any issues. Last week was a chance for candidates to rebut their opponent’s statements. Part 3 includes final candidate questions and final statements.

Hauntings around the Plateau

Want to get in a good scare this Halloween, or have some family-friendly entertainment? Check out all the Plateau has to offer this October, from the Fright Factory, Boos and Brews, Thomasson Farms and more.

  • Oct 19, 2017

Enumclaw mayoral debate | Part 3

This is Part 3 of a three part in-paper Enumclaw mayoral debate between Jan Molinaro and Kim Lauk. Both are first time candidates for mayor. The incumbent, Mayor Liz Reynolds, chose not to seek a third term. Lauk and Molinaro are current members of the City Council.

Human skull found along FSR 70 near Greenwater

Mushroom pickers hiking just outside Greenwater recently stumbled upon a spooky scene — a human skull among the ‘shrooms.

King County ballots mailed | King County Elections

King County Elections today mailed ballots to nearly 1.3 million registered voters for the November 7 General Election. The department estimates a 48 percent voter turnout rate.

  • Oct 18, 2017

Plateau rallies behind Buckley civic leader

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.

Phone scam: Phony cop calls Black Diamond residents

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.

  • Oct 17, 2017

Bonney Lake residents flood council meeting over water bill prices

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.

Stop severe bleeding, Sumner smoke testing, Fife Harvest Festival, and more | Pierce County TV

Pierce County News for the week of Oct. 12, 2017

  • Oct 16, 2017

Black Diamond reviews, tables final plat approval for Oakpointe development

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.

Black Diamond mayoral debate | Part 2

The Courier-Herald is publishing a three-part debate between Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson and her opponent Judy Baxley. Last week, candidates answered questions concerning the city, and what they would do as mayor to address any issues. This week, Part 2, is a chance for candidates to rebut their opponent’s statements. Part 3 will wrap-up with final statements.

A tale of three STIs | Public Health Insider

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise across the U.S. and Washington and King County data show a similar trend towards more syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia.

  • Oct 12, 2017

Enumclaw mayoral debate | Part 2

This is Part 2 of a three part in-paper Enumclaw mayoral debate between Jan Molinaro and Kim Lauk. Both are first time candidates for mayor. The incumbent, Mayor Liz Reynolds, chose not to seek a third term.

Sumner School Board changes district’s name

The Sumner School District is no more — instead, it will be the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District, as soon as the name changing process is finished with the state. The name change was approved by the d istrict’s board of directors during a Sept. 20 meeting .

Sexually transmitted disease rates continue to rise | Department of Health

Department of Health recently released its 2016 STD data, and rising rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have prompted health officials to encourage sexually active individuals to get tested and treated.

  • Oct 10, 2017

Septic disasters, appraisers in Tacoma, Steilacoom Apple Squeeze, and more | Pierce County TV

Pierce County News for the week of Oct. 5, 2017

  • Oct 10, 2017

Voter registration deadline today | King County Elections

Citizens who want to vote in the November 7 general election have until Monday, October 9 to register to vote or update voter registration information online or by mail.

  • Oct 10, 2017

Liz Reynolds submits final city budget

For the eighth and final time, Mayor Liz Reynolds has crafted an annual operating budget for the city of Enumclaw.

Tehaleh celebrates 5 years of development: groundbreaking on new school Oct 18

The Tehaleh development outside Bonney Lake is celebrating a number of accomplishments this month.