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Community rallies behind retired Black Diamond K9 dog

Sabre served King County for seven years. Due to medical complications, he is going blind, but his community is raising money so he can keep his eyesight for as long as possible.

Support women’s education with local P.E.O. fundraiser

The event is Nov. 12 at Plateau Wine and Beer on Cole Street.

Election Day is Nov. 5 — here is what’s on your ballot

Buckley, Enumclaw, and Black Diamond all have contested council races, and there are a few important statewide measures as well.

Myriad services offered at resource fair

The Enumclaw library and the Escuela de la Vida is hosting a resource fair for everyone this Friday, Oct. 18.

Black Diamond council member identified as a ‘Three Percenter.’ What does that mean?

Some Three Percent groups are armed militias patrolling the southern border. Others join far-right rallies with white supremacy groups. Chris Wisnoski said his organization, the Washington State Three Percent, is not affiliated with the national movement and focuses more on charitable works and community preparedness.

Caring for the dead, serving the living

Russ Weeks, funeral director at of Weeks Funeral Homes, speaks about his profession and how it’s changing with the times.

Local gym hopes to make an imPACt

Visit the Plateau Athletic Club on Oct. 11 and 12 to raise money for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (and maybe even work out, too).

Culvert replacement planned for Battersby Avenue

Enumclaw received more than $300,000 from the King County Flood Control District for the project.

Danish Hall received much-needed repairs

The project allowed the original wood of the building to be shown for the first time in decades.

Black Diamond appoints two new council members

The race for Council Position No. 5 between incumbent Chris Wisnoski and Challenger Kristiana de Leon is still going.

Jokumsen cold case trial scheduled to begin

Donna Mae Jokumsen was planning to leave her husband. She disappeared July 5, 1987.

Former Drainage District 5 commissioner, wife charged with fraud

Allan and Joann Thomas allegedly stole more than $460,000 from Enumclaw taxpayers by setting up sham companies.

Buckley Columbia Bank branch to close Nov. 15

Residents will soon have to travel to Enumclaw of Bonney Lake for banking services.

Read, and reflect on freedom

It’s Banned Book Week — get out there and read a banned book.

Walk, don’t run, to stay healthy, local doctor says

Light to moderate exercise is better for people than heavy workouts, according to Dr. Jim Merrill.

Local sanctuary cares for old, injured, and sick pets and animals

Dr. Heather Stewart and local Laura Thompson officially made Steven’s Sanctuary a nonprofit organization in 2017.

New program aims to foster leadership skills, establish community-driven project

The deadline to sign up for RDI’s Pierce County/White River Plateau Rural Community Leadership Program is Sept. 23.

Artists sought for new fall Scarecrow contest, Gallery 2020

The deadline to enter the Scarecrow Contest and the City Hall gallery are in October.

Residents’ voices heard on library safety

More than 70 percent of residents who took a City Council Public Safety Committee survey said they do not feel safe at the library.

Library hosting new gardening, crafting classes

A Community Meet and Greet is scheduled for Sept. 21.