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When the holidays are over, don’t forget to treecycle your fresh cut Christmas tree.
In a joint press release, the Enumclaw, Sumner-Bonney Lake, White River and Dieringer school districts announced Dec. 8 they will be placing Educational Programs and Operations Levy and Instructional Technology Improvement Levy measures before voters.
The last Black Diamond City Council meeting of 2017 has come and gone, with the city wrapping up this year’s business quickly and efficiently. The biggest item on the Dec. 7 agenda was passing the 2018 budget, which was approved unanimously by the council.
Updates are few and far between, but commuters along state Route 410 will have noticed the skeleton of the building being erected over the past several weeks.
Recent storms have set the stage for winter recreation at Mount Rainier National Park, with enough snow at Paradise for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and snowboarding. However, the Paradise snow play area remains closed due to an insufficient snow depth to open.
Knowledge is power, the saying goes, and sharing information makes our community safer.
Influenza on the rise in Washington; health officials say “Get vaccinated now” | Department of Health
Influenza illnesses are increasing and health officials at the Washington State Department of Health urge Washingtonians to get a flu shot now. Officials also want people to avoid spreading the flu and to know when it’s okay to be cared for at home and when they should get medical care.
East Pierce Fire and Rescue is seeking up to 12 interested citizens to help shape the future of their community by participating in a Citizens Advisory Committee that will provide feedback and recommendations on planning for facilities, emergency vehicles and other capital equipment needs.
With two levies looking to expire next year, the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District Board of Directors is asking residents to approve replacement levies on the first special election ballot of 2018. The board’s decision to put the two replacement levies on the Feb. 13, 2018 ballot came down unanimously Dec. 6.
While newly elected council members are being sworn in, Anthony Wright, who lost the council race against Kael Johnson, will be returning to the council after being appointed to take Enumclaw’s new Mayor Jan Molinaro’s empty council seat.
Enslow served as mayor of 12 years and eight years as a City Council member.
No matter what your holiday plans, being prepared for winter conditions and holiday traffic will help make your trip smoother. The Washington State Department of Transportation urges all travelers to “know before you go” and plan ahead for smoother travel.
Sometimes, you just can’t get an idea out of your head. For two local authors, this certainly has been the case. Since they were kids, James Peet of Enumclaw and Tommy Rice of Bonney Lake had some ideas in their heads, ones that never quite left them, even as they grew older, got jobs, and settled down with their wives and kids of their own.
The weather may be getting colder, but burn bans have been called for multiple counties due to deteriorating air quality.
Scammers are posing as the Washington State Supreme Court Clerk to call Washingtonians to demand money and threaten arrest. The fraudulent calls have so far targeted individuals with Hispanic last names.
In a move that was philosophically opposed by a pair of council members, the city of Enumclaw has taken control of the local Transportation Benefit District. The move may not be noticeable to the general public, as the collection and distribution of money should be unchanged. Also, the people controlling the dollars and cents remain the same.
Members of the Buckley Kiwanis Club honored a trio of “Students of the Month” during an Nov. 16 gathering.
It took a month, but Luke Wilbanks finally knows he’ll be occupying a seat on the Buckley City Council.
Pierce County News for the week of Dec. 7, 2017
The meeting, held at the Black Diamond library, was a chance for voters to have “an opportunity to hear from both sides before they decide to sign,” the recall petition, Pepper wrote in an announcement for the meeting.