Bailey, Paterson earn titles at Emerald Ridge
With three straight pins each, Enumclaw High’s Chantelle Bailey and Jenny Paterson ran off with the 171- and 160-pound titles at the Emerald Ridge girls wrestling tournament Saturday in Puyallup.
The pair dominated their respective 16-person brackets. Paterson secured her title with a 43-second pin the final round.
Alicia McDougall lost her second match in overtime and wrestled back to finish fifth.
Rose Johnson suffered an injury in her second match and had to pull out of the tournament.
Kasandra Renfrow also competed.
Coach Jerry Scheidt said the Lady Hornets are trying to work in a dual match with Sumner and are hoping to match up with White River Thursday. The team heads to Jackson High in Everett for a make-up tournament Saturday.
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.
Mushroom pickers hiking just outside Greenwater recently stumbled upon a spooky scene — a human skull among the ‘shrooms.
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.
Some Black Diamond residents have been the target of a recent phone scam by an individual that identifies themselves as a police officer, at times using a legitimate officer’s name.