Suspicious liquid | Enumclaw Police Blotter
ASSAULT: The manager of a city apartment complex called police at 6:59 a.m., reporting a resident was using a hose to flood part of the complex. When the manager turned off the water and spoke with the suspect, she became combative and spit in the manager’s face. She was arrested for assault and taken to the station for booking.
PARAPHERNALIA: Police made contact at 11:38 p.m. July 31 with individuals in the parking lot of the city library. Drug paraphernalia was confiscated and was to be destroyed.
SUSPICIOUS LIQUID: An officer responded July 31 to St. Elizabeth Hospital to possibly identify a liquid being held by the hospital’s security officer. Testing showed it could contain a trace amount of opiods. The officer gave instructions for proper destruction of the liquid. There was no immediate information to identify the origin of the liquid.
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.