Black Diamond

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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | March 31 – April 8

A broken traffic light, sleeping behind the wheel, and a loud basketball game.

 

The Black Diamond City Council and city staff during their April 8 workshop meeting. Screenshot

Black Diamond looks to continue contracting with Mountain View Fire and Rescue

Eventually, though, the council wants to annex into the fire district.

 

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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | March 24 – April 1

Human defecation, rude gestures, and an airlift to Harborview.

 

New Council members Debbie Page and Leih Mulvihill were sworn in during the April 1 meeting of the Black Diamond City Council. Screenshot

Black Diamond interviews, appoints council replacements

Debbie Page and Leih Mulvihill are the city’s newest leaders.

New Council members Debbie Page and Leih Mulvihill were sworn in during the April 1 meeting of the Black Diamond City Council. Screenshot
This security footage at the Cenex gas station in Black Diamond shows Anthony Chilcott on his phone before entering, and driving off with, Carl Sanders' Ford Raptor and Monkey, his poodle, in the front seat. Image courtesy Cenex gas station

King County Sheriff fires detective who fatally shot Black Diamond man in 2019

Sheriff found deputy’s actions “demonstrated a disregard for the public, (his) partner and (himself)”.

This security footage at the Cenex gas station in Black Diamond shows Anthony Chilcott on his phone before entering, and driving off with, Carl Sanders' Ford Raptor and Monkey, his poodle, in the front seat. Image courtesy Cenex gas station
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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | March 17 – 23

Buried toys, a naked woman, and a package thief caught on camera.

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How will your wallet be affected by Black Diamond's choice of fire services? These numbers reflect the property taxes due on a $500,000 home. Image courtesy city of Black Diamond

Black Diamond fire service talks continue

Residents will soon know how the city will receive fire services — and what that means for their personal finances.

How will your wallet be affected by Black Diamond's choice of fire services? These numbers reflect the property taxes due on a $500,000 home. Image courtesy city of Black Diamond
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Black Diamond police blotter | March 9 – 16

Abandoned dump truck, an active seizure, and an accidentally-stolen truck canopy.

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The Black Diamond City Council look at the skate park in Maple Valley while they talk about needing to demolish their own for safety reasons. Screenshot

Black Diamond council members resign; city looks to demolish local skate park

Council members Erin Stout and Steven Paige have left their seats; the first is moving out of state, and the second for work.

The Black Diamond City Council look at the skate park in Maple Valley while they talk about needing to demolish their own for safety reasons. Screenshot
An electronic traffic sign alerts southbound SR 169 drivers that the intersection with Roberts Drive will soon close for road work. Photo by Alex Bruell

Black Diamond’s SR 169, Roberts Drive intersection to close for 30 days

The highway will still allow north-south traffic, but expect extra congestion for the next month.

An electronic traffic sign alerts southbound SR 169 drivers that the intersection with Roberts Drive will soon close for road work. Photo by Alex Bruell
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Black Diamond police blotter | March 1 – 7

Head-on collision, assault at a party, and a lost child.

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Black Diamond police blotter | Feb. 22 – 28

Skateboarding at school, spray painted boat launch, and a 10-year-old computer hacker.

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Flyer

Black Diamond Police Department offering boating education class

The class is scheduled for March 20, starting at 9 a.m.

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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Feb. 16 – 25

Urinating in public, a son harassing his mother, and flashlights seen in an unfinished home.

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Corrine Hennessy getting ready to load up their cold-press juicer, Lucy Juicy. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Cold juices, warm hearts at Our Hive

The Black Diamond cold-pressed juice store also offers take-and-make smoothie kits and healthy oat bites.

Corrine Hennessy getting ready to load up their cold-press juicer, Lucy Juicy. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
gavel and sounding block on desk

Former school psychologist charged for possessing child porn

Aaron Myers, a former Enumclaw School District employee, was arrested early December 2020.

gavel and sounding block on desk
These culverts run water fromLake Sawyer underneath 224th Avenue Southeast to Covington Creek. But soon, this stretch of road will be a bridge instead. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Black Diamond culvert replacement project receives $2 million

A small stretch of 224th Avenue Southeast will soon become a bridge.

These culverts run water fromLake Sawyer underneath 224th Avenue Southeast to Covington Creek. But soon, this stretch of road will be a bridge instead. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Feb. 2 – 11

A CPR-in-progress, throwing knives, and a stolen cup holder.

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Black Diamond police blotter | Jan. 18 – 31

Illegal skateboarding, stolen identity, and a seizure.

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Signs along the “east side” of the Black Diamond Open Space indicate its favored status among mountain bikers. On the “west side” the ladder bridge spans a peaceful stretch of Ravensdale Creek. Photo by Kevin Hanson

King County adds acreage to Black Diamond Open Space

Now’s your chance to tell the county what it should do with the new 56 acres.

Signs along the “east side” of the Black Diamond Open Space indicate its favored status among mountain bikers. On the “west side” the ladder bridge spans a peaceful stretch of Ravensdale Creek. Photo by Kevin Hanson
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