WRHS BOYS BASKETBALL: White River drops a pair of close South Puget Sound League 3A hoop contests
After falling 64-60 Jan. 5 at Timberline and losing 58-56 at Bonney Lake Friday, the White River boys basketball squad slipped to 2-8 overall and 2-4 in South Puget Sound League 3A play.
In its league nail-biter at the Panther den, the Hornets had a 34-30 advantage at intermission, but a resilient Bonney Lake team bounced back in the fourth quarter to outscore the Hornets 18-13 and emerge victorious.
While White River sophomore guard Billy Kiel, the seventh leading scorer in the SPSL 3A, popped in 15 points against BLHS, while teammates Jason Tyler and Blake Halverson added 14 and 10, respectively.
White River played a young but skilled Sumner High group Tuesday night, with results coming too late to report here; results will be posted at www.courierherald.com. White River crosses the county line at 5:15 p.m. Friday to confront Enumclaw, the first half of a boys-girls doubleheader.
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.