Black Diamond

Winter events and activities during the holiday season

Visits from Santa and tree lighting to wine walks and chocolate — the Plateau has it all.

Election wrap-up: King, Pierce voters disagree on statewide measures

The election hasn’t been certified as of yet, but the results are likely to remain how they are now.

November 2019 general election results | Nov. 6 update

Check out what voters approved, rejected, and who they put into office.

Black Diamond police blotter | Oct. 24 – 28

A dispute with a firearm, car crash, and a welfare check ending in an arrest.

Community rallies behind retired Black Diamond K9 dog

Sabre served King County for seven years. Due to medical complications, he is going blind, but his community is raising money so he can keep his eyesight for as long as possible.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Oct. 14 – 24

A fight at EHS, a bear mace attack, and theft of copper wire.

Election Day is Nov. 5 — here is what’s on your ballot

Buckley, Enumclaw, and Black Diamond all have contested council races, and there are a few important statewide measures as well.

Black Diamond council member identified as a ‘Three Percenter.’ What does that mean?

Some Three Percent groups are armed militias patrolling the southern border. Others join far-right rallies with white supremacy groups. Chris Wisnoski said his organization, the Washington State Three Percent, is not affiliated with the national movement and focuses more on charitable works and community preparedness.

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
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