Black Diamond

Black Diamond Community Center, two other organizations receive Ten Trails donations | Oakpointe

$9,00 total was donated to the center, the Shop with a Cop event and the Enumclaw Schools Foundation.

 

Black Diamond officer recognized for life-saving efforts

Suffering from sudden cardiac arrest, Joe Moore was saved by the quick thinking of his wife and the fast response of the BDPD.

 

Black Diamond police get little chief, too

The Black Diamond Police Department honored Jack Reich as their Police Chief for a Day.

 

Levy money to aid senior programs in Enumclaw, Black Diamond | King County

By 2040, more than a quarter of King County’s population will be seniors. Healthy lifestyles and social engagement are keys to living long and living well.

First family officially moves into Ten Trails

It was hard for the McFaddens to find a home, with houses flying off the market within days, even hours. So they told their agent to stop looking at what’s already been built, and start searching for what is going to be built, leading a family of six to the Black Diamond development.

Black Diamond Miner’s Day celebrates 15 years

Black Diamond Miner’s Day is set to be a day of fun for the whole family. The event, located on Railroad Avenue in Black Diamond,… Continue reading

Recycling rates rise on the Plateau

Sumner, Bonney Lake, and Buckley will be seeing rate increases in July, with Black Diamond’s service provider also looking to raise their rates.

Annual police, firefighter basketball fundraiser returns

The Boots and Badges game is back to support Jack Reich from Black Diamond.

Plans to open King County coal mine later this year move forward

The Department of the Interior has granted a permit to resume mining at the Black Diamond location.

Local residents indicted, arrested in drug trafficking bust | Department of Justice

Danny Avila of Enumclaw and Trinidad Ramirez Ramirez of Black Diamond were two of 12 people arrested.

Black Diamond staff seeks cost of living increases after stagnant decade

For the past 10 years, city employees have received one or two 1 percent COLAs, had three dozen furloughed work days, and had hours or positions cut, increasing their workload.

Colin Lund of the developer Oakpointe presented to the Black Diamond City Council last week, letting the council know how the two housing developments in the city are coming along. Lund estimated the first new Black Diamond residents will be moving in soon. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Black Diamond council expansion plan put on hold

At first, the plan to grow the council to seven elected officials looked to pass. Then council members changed their minds.

Colin Lund of the developer Oakpointe presented to the Black Diamond City Council last week, letting the council know how the two housing developments in the city are coming along. Lund estimated the first new Black Diamond residents will be moving in soon. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Be ‘Hunter Strong’; Community gathers to remember Hunter Coffman

The Black Diamond Police Department honored Hunter with a police procession.

Shelter again offers services for runaways, homeless youth

The South King Youth Shelter is open and running once again.

Black Diamond swears in new council member

Chris Wisnoski was nominated and confirmed unanimously to the Position No. 5 council seat.

Black Diamond supports recall | CORRECTION

According to Ballotpedia.org, Pepper is the sixth elected official in Washington to be recalled.

Black Diamond supports recall as OPMA lawsuit comes to an end

Councilwoman Pat Pepper will most likely be recalled as soon as the February special election is certified Friday, Feb. 23.

Judge finds OPMA violations; parties settle lawsuit

A King County judge found Black Diamond Councilwoman Pat Pepper and former council members Brian Weber and Erika Morgan violated the state’s Open Public Meetings Act. The defendants settled the lawsuit last week.

Judge reproaches Black Diamond mayor, former city council majority

In a summary judgement hearing, King County Superior Court Judge Janet Helson said she was troubled by both the actions of Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson and former City Council majority Pat Pepper, Brian Weber, and Erika Morgan over the last two years concerning potential Open Public Meetings Act violations.

Black Diamond hits the reset button

The new Black Diamond City Council wasted no time on settling in and testing the political waters. On their first meeting of the year, new Councilwomen Melissa Oglesbee and Erin Stout and returning Councilwomen Tamie Deady and Janie Edelman marched through a long list of agenda items, many of which reversed council policies and goals set over the last two years.