Foothills Trail interrupted near Buckley

A tree fell across the popular trail, damaging a relatively new bridge between Buckley and South Prairie.

Black Diamond’s annual Labor Days this weekend

Don’t miss the city’s largest event of the year.

Phil Engebretsen assumed the duties of Enumclaw High principal July 1, replacing former principle Aaron Lee. File photo by Kevin Hanson

School year opens with new teachers, administrators

Many new staff members have joined the ranks of the Enumclaw, White River, and Carbonado school districts.

Phil Engebretsen assumed the duties of Enumclaw High principal July 1, replacing former principle Aaron Lee. File photo by Kevin Hanson

Changing how we think about education

America’s education system should be more about being effective, not efficient, says Will Richardson.

Immunize every child

Auburn is one of a dozen cities in King County that suffered a measles outbreak in this year.

Buckley police chief dodges machete attack, subdues senior suspect

The attacker, Warren H. Alexander, has been charged with assault in the first degree and felony harassment.

Buckley updates list of future transportation projects

The most expensive project on the list is the construction of a new pedestrian bridge over the White River.

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Rainier School’s Human Rights Committee needs new members

In order to keep some patients safe and healthy, their individual rights may have to be abridged. The Human Rights Committee tries to ensure no right is taken away unnecessarily.

Enumclaw High grad lands scholarship

Kyndra Rademacher plans to attend Boise State University in the fall.

Public invited to celebrate latest work on Enumclaw High campus

The ribbon cutting for the new music wing is Aug. 28 at 5 p.m., though the open house lasts until 8.

Come meet Enumclaw’s first Miss Pro Rodeo at annual competition

Kristin Strudivan will be signing autographs before and after the rodeo, which is Aug. 22 - 24.

Levy passage ensures Foothills Trail bridge connection

A new bridge could come as soon as 2021 or 2022.

Taking a break from recording numbers, scientist Mauri Pelto balances on the walls of an ice chute to take footage of a water current on Columbia Glacier. (Zachariah Bryan / The Herald)

Chronicling the last years of a dying North Cascades glacier

For almost four decades, scientist Mauri Pelto has journeyed to measure the melting Columbia Glacier.

Taking a break from recording numbers, scientist Mauri Pelto balances on the walls of an ice chute to take footage of a water current on Columbia Glacier. (Zachariah Bryan / The Herald)

Fire Marshal releases firework incident numbers

More than 300 incidents were reported this year.

Local historical society celebrates Filipino heritage

The event is this weekend, Aug. 24, from 11 to 4 p.m.

FBI alleges Auburn man was the ringleader behind multi-million dollar theft ring

For six years, two South King County businesses were used to illegally sell stolen items.

From left to right: Plateau Outreach Ministries Director Elaine Olson, Outreach Case Manager for Veterans and Seniors Lisa Napolitano, and Director Elisha Smith-Marshall stand outside of their nonprofit’s office. The trio work together regularly to help lift up the vulnerable populations in Enumclaw, Black Diamond and Covington.
                                Photo by Danielle Chastaine

A mighty team of three help local vets and seniors

Plateau Outreach Ministries works with the county to repair vulnerable homes

From left to right: Plateau Outreach Ministries Director Elaine Olson, Outreach Case Manager for Veterans and Seniors Lisa Napolitano, and Director Elisha Smith-Marshall stand outside of their nonprofit’s office. The trio work together regularly to help lift up the vulnerable populations in Enumclaw, Black Diamond and Covington.
                                Photo by Danielle Chastaine

Changes to Black Diamond city code address attorney contracts

The city said it is clarifying the mayor has the power to hire and fire attorneys; some residents say this gives the mayor too much power.

Candidates sought for posts where none filed

South Prairie and Wilkeson need someone to file to be a council member — the due date is Aug. 15.