In-paper debate: Introducing Legislative District Pos. 2 candidates Robertson, Clark

Candidates answer questions on sex-ed bill, ‘defunding’ police.

100 Women group to host October meeting

The group aims to have 100 women donate $100 each to a local nonprofit every quarter.

State health experts: Flu vaccine should be considered “essential” this year

Everyone 6 months and older needs a flu vaccine, the state DOH says.

  • Sep 29, 2020

Pierce County makes it clear, Electron Dam should go

An incident with artificial turf has led Pierce County to demand the Electron Dam to be removed and the Electron Powerhouse to stop work.

Local school districts moving closer to seeing students in buildings

First up will be having a hybrid learning model with elementary students.

Black Diamond interviews applicants for Council Pos. 6

Five applicants sent in paperwork, but only four showed up to the council zoom meeting.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Surge in consumer spending eases state budget challenges

A jump in tax collections cuts a projected $9 billion shortfall in half, acccording to new forecast.

Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

City Council hears update from Wellness Foundation

The Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation provides food to school students and delivers meals to local seniors, among other services.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Sept. 7 – 17

Kittens in the road, vandalism at EHS, and a tree across the road.

In-paper debate, week 3: Stokesbary, Young on police accountability, state parks

This is part three of a debate between incumbent Drew Stokesbary and challenger Katie Young.

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Fred Hutch seeks volunteers of color for COVID-19 study

Research company recently released a Spanish-language version of the website for accessibility, inclusivity.

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High speed rail and hub cities explored in Cascadia Corridor study

A new paper outlines a potential plan for the region.

Second-half 2020 property taxes due Nov. 2

The deadline will not be extended.

  • Sep 22, 2020

Rocks and debris to keep SR 410 closed for weeks

The fire has led to a multitude of other issues that make the highway unsafe for drivers.

Former drainage district commissioner, wife charged again with conspiracy, aggravated identity theft

Allan and Joann Thomas of Enumclaw have pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Should state cover school bus costs if there are no riders?

With funding tied to getting students to school, districts are uncertain how much money they’ll receive.

King County hosting virtual town hall Sept. 23

Check here for Zoom meeting information.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Sept. 1 – 10

Strange items around a dumpster, a suspicious Instacart driver, and a go-kart on the streets.

How Enumclaw families feel about sending kids back to school

Many, if not most, seem to feel comfortable sending students back into the classroom — with safety measures, of course.

Buckleyite finishes filming first movie on the Plateau

Ralph Smith’s movie, “Runaway”, is about a teenager who finds a mentor in a homeless veteran after she decides to take off on her own.