Former Enumclaw resident David Caton died April 29, 2014, in Sahuarita, Ariz., following a battle with cancer.
He was born Aug. 12, 1942, in West Seattle to the late Ernest Caton and the late Marjorie Kantner. He spent most of his adult life in Enumclaw and retired from the Enumclaw School District after many years of service in the maintenance department. Traveling was one of his favorite things, especially cruises. He loved anything to do with boating, mostly spending time in the San Juan Islands. He was an avid pickleball player and enjoyed golf, hiking and rock hounding. Some of the best times of his life were spent on the beach at Kayak Point, Wash. He also enjoyed his volunteer work with the Sahuarita Police Department.
He is survived by wife Susan Caton; daughters Tracee Romine and husband Andy and Jennifer Caton; stepdaughters Kelly Hines and Kris Prince; brother Gerald Caton; and five grandchildren.
A memorial service is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Emerald Hills Clubhouse, 14727 43rd Ave. N.E., Marysville, Wash.
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.
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.
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.