I-5 to close overnight in Federal Way Aug. 28-30

5-mile shutdown for new bridge construction at 70th Avenue East in Fife

 

Enumclaw local charged with child molestation in Lewis County

Kenneth Ray Bishop, 58, was scheduled to be arraigned today, Aug. 6.

 

Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s press conference on Aug. 5, 2020.

Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed

King County among high-risk counties; several school districts will have remote learning in the fall.

 

Black Diamond Community Center hosts garage sale; Ten Trails starts scavenger hunt

The garage sale is Aug. 6 through 9, but the scavenger hunt lasts all month, with weekly prizes.

Local businesses discuss strategies to stay open

Sundays on Cole and monthly cruises are a lifeline to restaurants and retailers — but how long will it last?

King County Election headquarters in Renton on Aug. 4 for the primary election. Haley Ausbun/staff photo

Inslee and Culp lead governor race; incumbent Dems ahead for Congress | Statewide results

Early results for governor, state schools chief, attorney general and more.

King County Election headquarters in Renton on Aug. 4 for the primary election. Haley Ausbun/staff photo

Democrats dominate King County legislative races | Election results

Here are the latest results for King County legislative candidates in the Aug. 4 primary election, which included races for the state House and state… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2020
Courtesy of Mountain View Fire and Rescue

Mountain View Fire and Rescue levy is passing

Service area includes unincorporated King County near the cities of Auburn, Enumclaw and Kent.

Courtesy of Mountain View Fire and Rescue

Buckley hoping grant application will help build basketball, pickle ball courts

They city hopes the grant money will help the court be painted in Hornet colors, as well as feature the high school’s logo.

Three arrested following Enumclaw ‘smoke shop’ burglaries

Two shops were broken into three times in early July.

Danish Sisterhood gives scholarship to Kaden Bolton

He will be attending Pacific Lutheran University in the fall.

Teen stabbed during late-night fight at city park

The alleged assaulter grabbed onto the victim’s car when he was escaping, only to be forced off when the victim side-swiped another car.

Buckley residents can now get books from library

Curbside service at the branch started today, Aug. 3.

Primary election 2020: Who will emerge as Inslee’s challenger?

Voting ends Tuesday in an election without big rallies and fund-raisers and face-to-face debates

Sex ed, local control at heart of race for WA state schools chief

Incumbent Chris Reykdal faces five foes who argue he’s pushing too many state policies on school districts.

Black Diamond police blotter | July 13 – 20

Yelling in the woods, missing juvenile, and a bear.

Pile of ‘coal tailings’ smolder at Cumberland

The fire has been going for more than eight weeks, and local, state, and federal government departments are involved in putting it out.

Pierce County announces burn ban

This ban only applies to unincorporated county residents.

Your library can help you ‘borrow’ a free Discover Pass

Pierce County libraries are also offering a backpack with educational materials and binoculars, while King County libraries are just letting people check out the passes.

PHOTO BY KEVIN HANSON 
                                Alan Predmore has said goodbye to the Buckley Fire Department, retiring after 23 years as chief.

Predmore goes from police officer to fire chief, now into retirement

“It’s not easy because I absolutely love my job and I love the department.”

PHOTO BY KEVIN HANSON 
                                Alan Predmore has said goodbye to the Buckley Fire Department, retiring after 23 years as chief.