Black Diamond

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Oct. 1 – 9

Hit and run at EHS, chronic 911 calls, and slashed tires.

 

Black Diamond appoints two new council members

The race for Council Position No. 5 between incumbent Chris Wisnoski and Challenger Kristiana de Leon is still going.

 

Buckley Columbia Bank branch to close Nov. 15

Residents will soon have to travel to Enumclaw of Bonney Lake for banking services.

 

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Sept. 5 – 12

ENUMCLAW September 11 - Police checked on the welfare of a known subject who had been drinking. Medical personnel were called to Stevenson Avenue and… Continue reading

Enumclaw senior center plans for improved transportation for rural residents

A new King County grant to create senior “hubs” will help fund the effort.

Human remains found in Black Diamond

The King County Sheriff’s Department is out searching for any additional remains near Ten Trails.

Two apply to fill Black Diamond’s empty seats | CORRECTION

Patrick Nelson and Steven Paige could very well be the city’s newest elected officials.

Courier-Herald misreports on potential levy lid lift

Black Diamond residents are being taxed $1.89 per $1,000 in assessed property value this year, not 64 cents.

To fund fire department, Black Diamond property taxes could jump

Mountain View Fire and Rescue is hoping the city will increase its property tax levy to better fund the department.

Black Diamond’s annual Labor Days this weekend

Don’t miss the city’s largest event of the year.

Movie night at Ten Trails

“The King Who Would Be King,” is showing on Aug. 27.

From left to right: Plateau Outreach Ministries Director Elaine Olson, Outreach Case Manager for Veterans and Seniors Lisa Napolitano, and Director Elisha Smith-Marshall stand outside of their nonprofit’s office. The trio work together regularly to help lift up the vulnerable populations in Enumclaw, Black Diamond and Covington.
                                Photo by Danielle Chastaine

A mighty team of three help local vets and seniors

Plateau Outreach Ministries works with the county to repair vulnerable homes

From left to right: Plateau Outreach Ministries Director Elaine Olson, Outreach Case Manager for Veterans and Seniors Lisa Napolitano, and Director Elisha Smith-Marshall stand outside of their nonprofit’s office. The trio work together regularly to help lift up the vulnerable populations in Enumclaw, Black Diamond and Covington.
                                Photo by Danielle Chastaine

Changes to Black Diamond city code address attorney contracts

The city said it is clarifying the mayor has the power to hire and fire attorneys; some residents say this gives the mayor too much power.

Black Diamond council to have seven members

But some residents thought the timing was suspicious, and that the council didn’t need to grow just yet.

Aaron Crawford headlines Ten Trails event

There will also be a grand opening of two new model homes at the housing development site.

Popular trails near Black Diamond closed for five weeks

King County Parks is thinning 75 acres of previously-logged land within Ravensdale Retreat Natural Area.

Organize your own Neighbors Night Out

Being a good neighbor is one way to improve your life and become a better person.

Practice safe paddlesporting this summer | Black Diamond Police Department

Wear a life jacket, check the weather, and label your board.

Bouncy houses at the next Hometown Social

The monthly Black Diamond event is this Friday, July 26.

Fireworks enthusiasts, remember local ordinances

Getting caught lighting off fireworks outside the legal time window or lighting “special” fireworks could land you a misdemeanor or civil infraction.