Ray Still

New program offers incentives for keeping Lake Tapps clean

Becoming Lake TappsWise certified could lead to savings on a septic inspections and pumping.

 

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.

 

The Bonney Lake Police Department met up and thanked the Lake Tapps Hornets lacrosse team for taking a knee when a police procession passed their practice field in March. Photo by Ray Still

Officers thank kids who knelt during procession

The Lake Tapps Hornets lacrosse team took a knee to out of respect for Officer James Larson.

 

Panthers jazzed for new Performing Arts Center

Sports fans should also be excited for new home-side covered seating at the school stadium.

Bonney Lake team is the ‘People’s Choice’ at scholarship dinner

The Panthers advanced culinary team turned eyes and attracted taste buds with their bacon-themed three course meal at the last Bite of the Apprentice.

WITLI Village Director Adama Ouedraogo, center, with students and staff of Rialo Evangelic, the one school in the village. Submitted photo

Your change can help Burkina Faso students

Walk In The Light International is collecting change in various Enumclaw businesses to buy school supplies for children in Rialo, Sondre, and Vatao.

WITLI Village Director Adama Ouedraogo, center, with students and staff of Rialo Evangelic, the one school in the village. Submitted photo

The power of the powwow | Slideshow

Enumclaw High School and the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe put together the 23rd annual powwow last weekend.

‘We’re ready to lift off’

The new Bonney Lake Public Works building design contract is ready for a vote; the facility is expected to open in 2020.

Pacing Parson to walk across Cascades for ALS

He’ll start the 300- mile trek in early May

King County sues to continue sex-ed study

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services canceled a teen pregnancy prevention program grant two years early, affecting King County’s research into how effective its widely used sex education program is.

Sites for Enumclaw dog park whittled down

Residents have until April 11 to make suggestions on where the dog park should be, what it should be named, and even what amenities the park should have.

Bonney Lake girl aims to be Miss Washington Outstanding Teen

It’s a crowning achievement for Chloe Furnstahl, who will be competing in the state pageant during the Memorial Day weekend.

Local private eye indicted, allegedly stole $1.6 million

Charlene Joy Keys ran a private investigation business in Enumclaw until 2014, helping clients around the country collect money owed to them through bankruptcy courts. According to the Department of Justice, she committed mail fraud at least five times, keeping more money than she was owed.

Rock Haven, located in front of Bonney Lake’s Pet Pros, is a great place in the city to find rocks to paint or leave rocks for others to find. Photo by Ray Still

Changing lives, one painted rock at a time

Bonney Lake Rocks! is one of many local Kindness Rock Project chapters looking to make positive impacts.

Rock Haven, located in front of Bonney Lake’s Pet Pros, is a great place in the city to find rocks to paint or leave rocks for others to find. Photo by Ray Still
Briley Conant, second from the left, and Zach Pederson, far right, ask other Sumner high schoolers to link arms in a show of unity and support for each other and other students around the nation. Photo by Ray Still

Unity, ‘radical civility’ preached at walkout

Sumner High School joined thousands of other students in a nation-wide walkout last week.

Briley Conant, second from the left, and Zach Pederson, far right, ask other Sumner high schoolers to link arms in a show of unity and support for each other and other students around the nation. Photo by Ray Still

Buckley double homicide suspect charged

Jared P. T. Standley, 21, was charged with killing his parents in Buckley last week.

Podcast, scholarship created in memory of two sons

The Babst Memorial Scholarship, in memory of Garrett and J.T. Babst, will go to an Auburn Mountainview High School student to support their decision to go into trade school.

Double murder in Buckley leads to Tumwater shootout with police

The suspect has been arrested and is expected to be charged with murder in the first degree.

Black Diamond swears in new council member

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

Despite the threat of rain and wind, hundreds turned out at Allan Yorke Park and lit candles in memory of the deceased. Photo by Ray Still

Plateau community honors two who died in avalanche

Hundreds of friends and family members attended the police procession and candlelight vigil last week for James Larsen and Zach Roundtree.

Despite the threat of rain and wind, hundreds turned out at Allan Yorke Park and lit candles in memory of the deceased. Photo by Ray Still