The Courier-Herald

The Courier-Herald serves residents of Enumclaw and the surrounding Plateau area. These King and Pierce Counties’ communities offer the essence of small town America with quick access to both major metropolitan centers of Seattle and Tacoma. The Plateau area is also a gateway to Mount Rainier. Recreation and tourist activities abound from hiking, camping to bird watching.

The Courier-Herald’s reporters and photographers provide all the news, sports, business profiles and special features for local communities and families. If it is happening in or around the area, you’ll find it in the Herald.

Winner of 4 industry awards in 2017!

The Courier-Herald won 4 awards from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association, including two for First Place.

In all, Sound Publishing took home 275 WNPA awards. Ninety-four of those were 1st place, including the coveted General Excellence. Sound also scooped up nine Local Media Association awards. At Sound, we remain dedicated to covering local stories that affect each of our communities. No other news source reports down to the neighborhood level like we do.


family households


are female


ages 25 to 54 years


have college


median household

Circulation Comparison

ZipZip NameNielsen Occupied HouseholdsThe Courier-HeraldSound Publishing, Inc. CoverageSeattle Times (Sun)Seattle Times Coverage (Sun)
Total16,638 11,51669%4,92830%
98010Black Diamond1,9601,35769%30315%
98321Buckley5,844 3,495 60%2003%
Misc. 328 
Sources: AAM / CAC Consolidated Media Report (Q2, 2018), U.S. Census: 2016 American Community Survey (5-year), 2017 Pulse Research readership survey