EHS GIRLS WRESTLING: Paterson, Erskine earn medals
Enumclaw High’s girls wrestling squad is setting goals for next season after their 21st-place finish at the 3A state tournament Saturday.
Jade Paterson and Logann Erskine carried home medals from the Tacoma Dome, while Kasandra Renfrow and Danielle Cormier picked up some valuable experience after dropping early contests to eventual finalists.
Paterson, a sophomore, finished fifth at 171 pounds after pinning Mixtly Simon of Battle Ground in 3 minutes, 45 seconds.
Erskine, a junior, scored a takedown in the final 20 seconds of overtime for a 6-4 decision over Morgan Michels of Yelm for seventh at 160 pounds.
“That was a good win for her,” coach Jerry Scheidt said. “Ending on a winning note with a 20-win season and she beat the girl she’d never beaten before.”
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.
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.