Ray Miller-Still

Ray Miller-Still, Editor

Babies are useless for some pretty useful reasons | Our Corner

As a soon-to-be father, I’m learning a lot about my child.

Ray Miller-Still, Editor
Corrine Hennessy getting ready to load up their cold-press juicer, Lucy Juicy. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Cold juices, warm hearts at Our Hive

The Black Diamond cold-pressed juice store also offers take-and-make smoothie kits and healthy oat bites.

Corrine Hennessy getting ready to load up their cold-press juicer, Lucy Juicy. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Runners taking off during the 2019 St. Paddy's Day 5k. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Runners taking off during the 2019 St. Paddy's Day 5k. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Former school psychologist charged for possessing child porn

Aaron Myers, a former Enumclaw School District employee, was arrested early December 2020.

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These culverts run water fromLake Sawyer underneath 224th Avenue Southeast to Covington Creek. But soon, this stretch of road will be a bridge instead. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Black Diamond culvert replacement project receives $2 million

A small stretch of 224th Avenue Southeast will soon become a bridge.

These culverts run water fromLake Sawyer underneath 224th Avenue Southeast to Covington Creek. But soon, this stretch of road will be a bridge instead. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Second annual Wild Game Feed planned for March 13

The event is open to all men, but especially those in need of a little company.

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Most of the council met in person on Feb. 22, with applicants for the two open seats on the council interviewing for those positions virtually. Pictured on the screen is Julie Johnson. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Enumclaw council interviews 17 candidates for two open seats

The council will deliberate on their choices during the March 8 meeting.

Most of the council met in person on Feb. 22, with applicants for the two open seats on the council interviewing for those positions virtually. Pictured on the screen is Julie Johnson. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Renton man involved in Drainage District 5 scheme sentenced

Darrel N. Winston was given probation, home detention, and community service for his part in helping two Enumclaw residents allegedly steal $460,000 in local taxpayer dollars.

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The Enumclaw City Council chambers. File photo

Seven more residents answer call to join city council

That makes 18 total residents looking to fill two open seats.

The Enumclaw City Council chambers. File photo
Shingles and siding from many Suntop Farms homes right outside Enumclaw were ripped off during the winter storm earlier this month, but many residents believe the fault lies with developer LGI for cutting corners. Photo courtesy Seth Pohlman

Suntop Farms residents claim shoddy work by LGI caused home damage during recent winter storm

Many believe the damage should be covered by their home warranty, but they’ve been declined, citing “acts of God.”

Shingles and siding from many Suntop Farms homes right outside Enumclaw were ripped off during the winter storm earlier this month, but many residents believe the fault lies with developer LGI for cutting corners. Photo courtesy Seth Pohlman
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Enumclaw hits 600 COVID cases

5 percent of city residents have come down with the virus.

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Enumclaw School District Superintendent Shaun Carey got to spotlight Enumclaw's achievements in returning to school with low COVID-19 transmission rates during a statewide briefing with Gov. Jay Inslee. Screenshot

Superintendent Carey joins Inslee to announce additional school testing

Enumclaw was one of the first schools in the state to join a Department of Health pilot program for testing school staff.

Enumclaw School District Superintendent Shaun Carey got to spotlight Enumclaw's achievements in returning to school with low COVID-19 transmission rates during a statewide briefing with Gov. Jay Inslee. Screenshot
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Reminder — the Courier-Herald wants new writers! | Our Corner

If you want to be a columnist in the summer of 2021, now’s the time to start writing.

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Liberty Tucker is expected to be White River High School's next Daffodil Princess. Photo by Joey Hamlin Photography

White River senior Liberty to be tapped as Daffodil Princess

The annual court almost didn’t happen this year, but enough girls from around Pierce County convinced the Daffodil Festival to keep it going.

Liberty Tucker is expected to be White River High School's next Daffodil Princess. Photo by Joey Hamlin Photography
This group of local volunteers got together in September 2019 as a part of a Rural Development Initiative program that aimed to help locals develop leadership skills before sending them off to perform their own community project with a small budget. Pictured is Rick Sellers, Ramsey Graham, Lacey Mansanarez, Sue Hart, Peggy Levesque, Mayor Jeff Sellers, Alli Brewer, Leah Haugen, Trip Hart, David McArtor, Jan Burley, Deyton Cunningham, and Venise Cummingham as they cut the ribbon on a community garden in Wilkeson when the project finished summer of 2020. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Nonprofit offers free leadership training

Rural Development Initiatives starts its program at the end of March.

This group of local volunteers got together in September 2019 as a part of a Rural Development Initiative program that aimed to help locals develop leadership skills before sending them off to perform their own community project with a small budget. Pictured is Rick Sellers, Ramsey Graham, Lacey Mansanarez, Sue Hart, Peggy Levesque, Mayor Jeff Sellers, Alli Brewer, Leah Haugen, Trip Hart, David McArtor, Jan Burley, Deyton Cunningham, and Venise Cummingham as they cut the ribbon on a community garden in Wilkeson when the project finished summer of 2020. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
An example of a fake N95 mask, which according to experts looks, feels, and breathes like a real mask would. Courtesy photo

Franciscan hospitals find fake N95 masks in storage

Luckily, it appears none were actually used when treating patients.

An example of a fake N95 mask, which according to experts looks, feels, and breathes like a real mask would. Courtesy photo
Enumclaw city hall. Photo courtesy the city of Enumclaw

Enumclaw residents vie for council appointments

At least 11 residents are hoping to join the council. Here’s an introduction to them.

Enumclaw city hall. Photo courtesy the city of Enumclaw
Enumclaw Music owner David Bozich welcoming music students into the practice room. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Local business offers incentives to use cash, stop using credit cards

Enumclaw Music will return 2.5 percent of your purchase if you buy with cash.

Enumclaw Music owner David Bozich welcoming music students into the practice room. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Let gay men donate blood like the rest of us | Our Corner

Millions of people are unable to give blood because of their sexual preferences. Let’s change that.

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Signs along the “east side” of the Black Diamond Open Space indicate its favored status among mountain bikers. On the “west side” the ladder bridge spans a peaceful stretch of Ravensdale Creek. Photo by Kevin Hanson

King County adds acreage to Black Diamond Open Space

Now’s your chance to tell the county what it should do with the new 56 acres.

Signs along the “east side” of the Black Diamond Open Space indicate its favored status among mountain bikers. On the “west side” the ladder bridge spans a peaceful stretch of Ravensdale Creek. Photo by Kevin Hanson