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Black Diamond council candidate drops out; only one contested race left

If Corey Bailey wins his race, he will have to resign, and the Black Diamond City Council will be forced to go through an appointment process.

 

Photos by Ray Miller-Still 
Halloween season is upon us, and Enumclaw plans to close down Cole Street again this year to give families the opportunity to safely trick-or-treat downtown.

Halloween events on the Plateau

Looking for spooky things to do? We’ve got you covered.

 

Cities use Traffic Impact Fees to collect money from developers to help increase traffic capacity. File image

Black Diamond approves Traffic Impact Fees ordinance

The ordinance was adopted at the Oct. 7 council meeting. The city can start collecting in January.

 

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Enumclaw, Black Diamond Police Blotter | Oct. 4 – 14

Welfare checks, threats to harm a dog, and a man reportedly washing his car shirtless.

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Keith Watson and his wife Judy at the newly-renamed Keith Watson Park, located at the intersection of SE Cottonwood Street and Birch Ave SE. The plaque at the park gives a short history of Watson’s involvement in Black Diamond.

Keith Watson honored by Black Diamond, Ten Trails

Watson is the President of the Black Diamond Community Center and the local history museum.

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Keith Watson and his wife Judy at the newly-renamed Keith Watson Park, located at the intersection of SE Cottonwood Street and Birch Ave SE. The plaque at the park gives a short history of Watson’s involvement in Black Diamond.
Under the new contract between the city of Black Diamond and Mountain View Fire and Rescue, Station 98 will now be fully-staffed by career firefighters, started in 2022. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Black Diamond, Mountain View Fire Department sign new contract for emergency services

Contract ends two years of mulling the city’s future for fire and medical aid services.

Under the new contract between the city of Black Diamond and Mountain View Fire and Rescue, Station 98 will now be fully-staffed by career firefighters, started in 2022. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Sept. 9 – 15 |

Stolen motorcycles recovered and hit-and-run collisions

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The Black Diamond Eagles Hall. Photo provided by the Eagles.

Green River Eagles hosting garage sale fundraiser for emergency disaster shelter

Eagles hope to outfit Black Diamond venue for extreme weather events

The Black Diamond Eagles Hall. Photo provided by the Eagles.
Utility work is performed in the intersection of Semanski and Warner. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Enumclaw, Black Diamond detail upcoming road projects

Buckley will likely present their plans at the next council meeting

Utility work is performed in the intersection of Semanski and Warner. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Black Diamond police blotter | May 24 – 30

Vehicle prowls, a civil standby and burglary

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This scooter, along with other prizes, could be yours if you donate to Bloodworks Northwest this summer.

Donate blood, win an electric scooter, sports memorabilia

Regional non-profit Bloodworks Northwest faces a shortage of blood donations

This scooter, along with other prizes, could be yours if you donate to Bloodworks Northwest this summer.
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Black Diamond police blotter | May 16 – 23

Cat scratches on a car, stolen appliances, and several DUIs.

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Black Diamond police blotter | May 10 – 16

Stolen trash, a missing child, and a stolen catalytic converter.

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The Black Diamond City Council recently passed an ordinance allowing for the official collection of skatepark funds. Screenshot

Black Diamond collecting donations for new skatepark

The City Council estimates a new park will cost between $300,000 and $600,000.

The Black Diamond City Council recently passed an ordinance allowing for the official collection of skatepark funds. Screenshot
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Local races are set, many are uncontested

What was supposed to be an exciting election season is turning out to be a bit of a bust.

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Black Diamond's annual Labor Days events feature many family and kid-friendly activities, like watermelon eating contests. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Summertime fun on the Plateau

Carnivals, rodeos, chainsaws, and more!

Black Diamond's annual Labor Days events feature many family and kid-friendly activities, like watermelon eating contests. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
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Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | May 4 – 12

Stolen lumber, strange storm grate happenings, and a child custody issue.

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Photo via King County Sheriff's Office

Search for alleged car prowler at wake still active

Deputies have not yet found the man suspected of stealing from people attending a wake

Photo via King County Sheriff's Office
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Black Diamond police blotter | April 19 – 25

“Donuts” in the lake, an online bait-and-switch, and a broken stop sign.

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Volunteers geared up to tidy the trails. Submitted photo

Leading the Charge: Earth Day at Lake Sawyer Regional Park

About 15 Black Diamond locals joined forces to clean up the park.

Volunteers geared up to tidy the trails. Submitted photo
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