Ray Miller-Still

St. Elizabeth practices chemical emergency

Staff were able to handle a high-volume number of patients and were able to “decontaminate” them quickly, but they did find some holes in their procedures.

How I-976 is affecting Enumclaw, Buckley, and Black Diamond street budgets

The anti-tax initiative will make it harder for Plateau cities to do street maintenance and repairs.

A day in the life of a Civil War soldier, Part III

Corporal Hill is heading to Gettysburg.

Court date set for former Enumclaw drainage district official

The Department of Justice is also looking to file additional charges against Allan and Joann Thomas.

A connected community is a healthy community

Monica Gaub was recently honored for her 7 years helping coordinate the White River Families First Coalition.

Buckley vet recognized by head of Vietnam Memorial Commission

When he came back from overseas, Ray Uebler felt he shouldn’t tell anybody about his service. Times have changed.

A day in the life of a Civil War soldier, Part II

Theodore Hill Jr. is now in the hands of Confederate soldiers.

Enumclaw losing an (almost) necessity

After 25 years, Almost Necessities is closing shop.

Local artists return for second Freestyle event

It’s an opportunity to watch artists create their work, and then even have a chance to buy it at the end.

November 2019 general election results | Nov. 6 update

Check out what voters approved, rejected, and who they put into office.

A day in the life of a Union soldier | Part I

The descendants of Colonel Theodore Hill Jr. discovered his war diary in 1965.

Contributed photos.
                                Donna May (Douglas) Jokumsen, left, and Kevin Dale Jokumsen, right.

Suspect in 1987 cold case acquitted, not enough evidence

Kevin Dale Jokumsen, 56, was charged with second-degree for allegedly murdering his wife. After two years, the case finally went to trial — or would have, if a judge didn’t throw it out.

Contributed photos.
                                Donna May (Douglas) Jokumsen, left, and Kevin Dale Jokumsen, right.

Former Hornet headed to world dance championships

Zachary Kelley started dancing when he was 8. His dancing and choreography is now known internationally.

DO NOT TOUCH

It’s the only time I’ve ever had a paranormal experience.

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.