The long-term closure of the venerable Kummer Bridge – the most direct link between Enumclaw, Black Diamond and all points north and south – will certainly cause aggravation as drivers add 10 to 15 minutes to their commutes.
Pierce County Developmental Disabilities is seeking individuals who would like to serve on the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board. The board assists and advises Pierce County officials on services to individuals with developmental disabilities.
• A resident of the Wynalda Drive area called police about 11:30 a.m. Thursday, reporting that an elderly man was going house to house asking for directions and appeared lost. An officer responded, was able to get an address from the man’s identification and provided the man a ride to that address.
As Gale Creek rushed over its banks in Wilkeson during the recent steady rains, it worked its way across Wilkeson Elementary School’s playground, encroached on one of the historical school’s portable buildings, surrounded Dennis and Sandi Smith’s home and then rushed across state Route 165 into oncoming traffic.
The Enumclaw School Board was expected to give the nod to district officials to place an $8.4 million capital facilities levy for school improvements and instructional technology on the Feb. 3 ballot at its regular meeting Monday night.