Wilkeson resident Aeriel Cai Strough died May 29, 2014, at the age of 22.
She was born Feb. 3, 1992, in Enumclaw. She graduated in 2010 from both White River High School and Pierce College and later attended Washington State University and Lewis-Clark State College. She was employed at Expressions of Enumclaw. She was an avid quad rider, enjoyed hiking with friends, loved caring for people and is remembered for having a special way with children.
She is survived by parents Candy Ford of Wilkeson and David Strough (Wanda Flarity) of Buckley; brothers Luke Strough of Buckley and Gregor Thompson of Wilkeson; and grandparents LeNore Inks of Buckley, Fay Sias of Puyallup and Donald Ford and wife Judy of Wenatchee, Wash.
A memorial service will take place at a later date. Visit www.weeksfuneralhomes.com for service details.
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.