Lake Tapps resident Robert Lee Foster died Aug. 9, 2015, in Auburn. He was 76.
He was born March 24, 1939, in Cambridge, Neb. He loved building bird houses, tinkering, watching humming birds, fishing and being with family.
He is survived by wife Rhonda Foster; six stepsons; one stepdaughter; one brother; five sisters; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A service is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Muckleshoot Pentecostal Church, 39731 Auburn-Enumclaw Rd. S.E., Auburn, 98092.
All may sign the online guestbook at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.
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.
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.
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.