Patrick Allen “Pat” McComas of Buckley died July 19, 2015.
He was born in La Jolla, Calif., to Joseph and Christine McComas. He lived in San Diego and Julian, Calif., as well as northern Idaho before moving to Buckley. He worked as a teacher at Collins High School in Buckley for about 20 years, retiring in 2013. He loved to play music, garden and watch baseball.
He is survived by brother Mike McComas; son Matthew McComas; daughters Violet McComas and Megan Dickson; and six grandchildren.
An informal gathering of remembrance will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Firehouse Pub in Buckley.
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.
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.