Sleep it off | Enumclaw Police Blotter
ONE BOOKED: Police were told at 8:41 p.m. Aug. 13 of individuals creating a disturbance during a car show at the Enumclaw Expo Center. A group was told they would be removed from the grounds if officers were called a second time. Another call was made at 10:12 p.m. and police responded, this time with backup from the Buckley and Black Diamond departments. One person was taken into custody and booked for disorderly conduct.
TWO CALLS: At 6:45 p.m. Aug. 13, dispatchers received a hang-up call originating from a Porter Street location. With police on the way, a second call was made, this time reporting an assault at the same address. Officers contacted all involved and none wished to press charges. One person was trespassed from the residence.
NO PROBLEM: A neighbor told police at 10:16 p.m. Aug. 13 someone had entered a nearby home through a back door and could be seen using flashlights inside the house. A real estate agent confirmed the home had just been sold and the new owners had just received keys; they were excited and went into the house before the electricity was turned on.
SLEEP IT OFF: Police were told at 9:08 p.m. Aug. 12 of a vehicle that had been driven into the parking lot at St. Elizabeth Hospital. An officer found an impaired person standing outside the automobile. The keys were taken and the individual agreed to sleep in the vehicle for the night, then retrieve keys in the morning.
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.
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.
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.
The $5.4 billion spent to expand the Panama Canal is paying off for East Coast and Gulf of Mexico seaports; however, it is putting more pressure on the Northwest to remain competitive.
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.