Black Diamond

Black Diamond police blotter | July 6 - 12

Black Diamond police blotter | July 6 – 12

A missing solar powered sign, a speeding teenager, and a fight between siblings.

Black Diamond police blotter | July 6 - 12
Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates

Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates

Six candidates are vying for the district’s two seats, meaning two will be eliminated after the August primary election.

Introducing your Legislative District 31 candidates
Congresswoman Schrier to host Zoom meeting for local businesses

Congresswoman Schrier to host Zoom meeting for local businesses

You must first register for the July 20 event to get the Zoom link.

Congresswoman Schrier to host Zoom meeting for local businesses
Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | June 24 - July 6

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | June 24 – July 6

Garbage bears, racing jet skis, and illegal fireworks.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | June 24 - July 6
Donate blood, get $20 gift card and enter raffle

Donate blood, get $20 gift card and enter raffle

Bloodworks Northwest has two more donation days in Black Diamond, and will be coming to Enumclaw in late August.

Donate blood, get $20 gift card and enter raffle
Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | June 16 - 22

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | June 16 – 22

Horse parked downtown, a tree-climbing suspect, and a “borrowed” car.

Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | June 16 - 22
Black Diamond inches closer to 169/Roberts Drive roundabout project

Black Diamond inches closer to 169/Roberts Drive roundabout project

The City Council recently passed its 2021-2026 Transportation Improvement Program plan.

Black Diamond inches closer to 169/Roberts Drive roundabout project
Black Diamond Police Blotter | June 8 - 14

Black Diamond Police Blotter | June 8 – 14

Loud parties and a stolen donut.

Black Diamond Police Blotter | June 8 - 14
Local women call on councils to tackle systemic racism

Local women call on councils to tackle systemic racism

Megan Sheridan, an Enumclaw resident, and Alicia Busch, a Maple Valley activist, want local city councils to take continual anti-bias training and form a citizen review board to examine city codes.

Local women call on councils to tackle systemic racism
Photo by Ray Miller-Still                                 Laney Johnson, a Thunder Mountain Middle School student, drops off a basket for book donations at The Sequel. She hopes that if the drive brings in more than 500 books for local elementary schools, that the additional books can be donated to the two local middle schools.

Locals aim to make ‘lasting change’ in schools through BIPOC book drive

The goal is to collect 500 children’s books featuring characters of color.

Photo by Ray Miller-Still                                 Laney Johnson, a Thunder Mountain Middle School student, drops off a basket for book donations at The Sequel. She hopes that if the drive brings in more than 500 books for local elementary schools, that the additional books can be donated to the two local middle schools.
MultiCare makes plans to come to Black Diamond

MultiCare makes plans to come to Black Diamond

The Diamond Square complex is also looking for other local businesses to move in.

MultiCare makes plans to come to Black Diamond
Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation

Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation

Blood will be collected June 29 and 30, as well as July 1, 8, and 9.

Bloodworks Northwest to set up Black Diamond pop-up donation
New superintendent chosen to lead Enumclaw School District

New superintendent chosen to lead Enumclaw School District

Dr. Shaun Carey hails from the Franklin Pierce school system.

New superintendent chosen to lead Enumclaw School District
Black Diamond police blotter | May 25 - 31

Black Diamond police blotter | May 25 – 31

Noisy youths and trouble on the lake.

Black Diamond police blotter | May 25 - 31
Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids

Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids

Enumclaw is expanding to four new locations for food pickups, and White River is adding a second.

Districts changing summer nutrition programs, making food available to more kids
Local residents — including police chief — targeted by unemployment fraud schemes

Local residents — including police chief — targeted by unemployment fraud schemes

A total of 60 cases of fraud targeting city officials have been reported.

Local residents — including police chief — targeted by unemployment fraud schemes
DOH to Enumclaw: We are ‘committed’ to a county-by-county approach

DOH to Enumclaw: We are ‘committed’ to a county-by-county approach

COVID-19 activity in Enumclaw is low, but the state wants whole counties to move forward through Gov. Inslee’s reopening plan.

DOH to Enumclaw: We are ‘committed’ to a county-by-county approach
Public will have opportunity to hear from superintendent finalists

Public will have opportunity to hear from superintendent finalists

The three candidates will be interviewed June 2 - 4.

Public will have opportunity to hear from superintendent finalists
Black Diamond budget appears safe from pandemic

Black Diamond budget appears safe from pandemic

After city business was concluded, many council members made it clear politics should not get in the way of work, rebuking Councilwoman de Leon’s call for two other members to lose their seats after attending a stay-at-home order protest.

Black Diamond budget appears safe from pandemic
Black Diamond police blotter | April 27 - May 3

Black Diamond police blotter | April 27 – May 3

Unemployment fraud, used needles, and a pornographic scam.

Black Diamond police blotter | April 27 - May 3
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