Rotary names January Students of the Month
The Enumclaw Rotary Club recognized three area students as Students of the Month at its Jan. 15 meeting.
Detron Jones, son of Jessica Williamson and Mike Ingram, was the recipient from Collins High School. Jones has a 3.8 grade-point average and is a student leader at Collins. Interested in all aspects of the automotive industry, he currently works at Les Schwab. Upon graduation from Collins, he plans on getting his Automative Service Excellence (ASE) certification and hopes to specialize in Porsche or European cars.
Luke Renaud, son of Karin and Matt Renaud of Enumclaw, was the recipient from Enumclaw High School. A 3.9 grade-point average student taking Advance Placement classes, Renaud is vice president of Key Club and in the Photography Club. With a strong interest in technology, he also works part-time in Web design. Upon graduation, he plans to attend Washington State University and major in engineering.
Luke Allpress, son of Anne-Marie and Kevin Allpress of Buckley, was the recipient from White River High School. With a 3.95 grade-point average, Allpress is a Running Start student at Pierce College. He is involved in the marching, symphonic and jazz bands and the Just For One Club at the high school and is also an active leader within his church. He plans to attend the University of Washington this fall and major in mechanical or electrical engineering with a minor in education. He hopes to teach math.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.