Black Diamond

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Black Diamond police blotter | Jan. 4 – 10

A choking child, stolen cupcakes, and parenting issues.

 

gavel and sounding block on desk

Alleged poisoner, molester trial date set

Allen W. Bittner is accused of poisoning his stepdaughter using home-made chloroform.

 

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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Dec. 28 – Jan. 7

Nighttime construction, armed robbery, and a CPR-in-progress.

 

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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Dec. 22 – 30

Son with a broken arm, burglary at an auto dealership, and an unleashed pup.

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Pictured left to right is Bill Swedberg (Santa), Jan Capetto (Mrs. Claus), Cara Porter (elf) Scott Sherer (captain), Jonny Hoefig (gaffer), and Sue Sherer. Photo courtesy Lauren Landis

Santa helps bring in big bucks for Black Diamond Community Center

The annual Lake Sawyer Santa Boat event brought in nearly $50,000 for the local nonprofit.

Pictured left to right is Bill Swedberg (Santa), Jan Capetto (Mrs. Claus), Cara Porter (elf) Scott Sherer (captain), Jonny Hoefig (gaffer), and Sue Sherer. Photo courtesy Lauren Landis
The 100+ Women Who Care Foothills’ recently voted to give Elk Run Farm, a Maple Valley-based fresh fruit and vegetable grow operation, $6,100. Contributed photo

100 Women Who Care plan January meeting

The nonprofits presenting this next week are Foster Champs, Left Behind K9 Rescue, and The Wishing Well Foundation.

The 100+ Women Who Care Foothills’ recently voted to give Elk Run Farm, a Maple Valley-based fresh fruit and vegetable grow operation, $6,100. Contributed photo
Image courtesy Bloodworks Northwest

Bloodworks teams up with Haselwood Auto Group for car giveaway

Head to Black Diamond Jan. 14 or 15 to donate blood.

Image courtesy Bloodworks Northwest
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Black Diamond police blotter | Dec. 14 – 19

A CPR-in-progress, a car that lost a tire, and a homicide investigation in Issaquah.

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

A damaged stop sign, sleeping subjects outside a church, and mailboxes damaged in a hit-and-run.

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Image courtesy Bloodworks Northwest

St. Barbaras to host Bloodworks Northwest in January

Head to Black Diamond Jan. 14 or 15 to donate blood.

Image courtesy Bloodworks Northwest
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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Dec. 2 – 10

Stolen car found in Oregon, double noise complaints, and skateboarding after hours.

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Brad Allan Norgate has been charged with two counts of possessing depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

Enumclaw school psychologist, Black Diamond resident arrested for child porn

Both men were recently arrested in what appear to be unrelated cases.

Brad Allan Norgate has been charged with two counts of possessing depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Nov. 23 – Dec. 3

“Rocking out” to an alarm clock, a stabbing victim at St. Elizabeth, and an argument over masks.

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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Nov. 16 – 23

A fake $100 bill, a gravel spill, and multiple commitments to St. Elizabeth Hospital.

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The Black Diamond City Council chambers

Black Diamond looks at raising property tax levy, freezes utility rate hike

A planned 10 percent rise in the sewer utility rates has been put off, for now.

The Black Diamond City Council chambers
Cascadia Paranormal Investigations came to Black Diamond for their first-ever ghost hunt on Oct. 24. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Ghost hunters wrap up Black Diamond Cemetery investigation

It was mostly a calm night — with one or two exceptions.

Cascadia Paranormal Investigations came to Black Diamond for their first-ever ghost hunt on Oct. 24. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Courier-Herald moving to paid subscription model Dec. 2

Delivery will soon stop if you’re not an active subscriber.

The Courier-Herald is moving to a paid subscription model.
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Black Diamond police blotter | Oct. 12 – 18

A man without pants, an unwanted ex, and someone looking through the trash.

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The first part of Cascadia Paranormal Investigation's exploration of the Black Diamond Cemetery involved trying to find all the non-paranormal explanations for the phenomenon some people have reported at the site before sitting down with their arsenal of electronics to find any evidence of ghosts or spirits. Their investigation led founder Kyle Richmond to the resting place of Dr. Howard Botts and his wife, Phrania. Photos by Ray Miller-Still

Cascadia Paranormal Investigations heads to Black Diamond for their first-ever ghost hunt

The new paranormal investigation group checked out the Black Diamond Cemetery on Oct. 24 — with city council permission, of course.

The first part of Cascadia Paranormal Investigation's exploration of the Black Diamond Cemetery involved trying to find all the non-paranormal explanations for the phenomenon some people have reported at the site before sitting down with their arsenal of electronics to find any evidence of ghosts or spirits. Their investigation led founder Kyle Richmond to the resting place of Dr. Howard Botts and his wife, Phrania. Photos by Ray Miller-Still
The Enumclaw School District remains in Phase 3. Image courtesy ESD

Enumclaw scraps plan to return K-5 students to classrooms

A hybrid learning style was originally supposed to start Monday, Oct. 26.

The Enumclaw School District remains in Phase 3. Image courtesy ESD
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