Daniel Nash

Rainier wants to expand

During last year’s legislative session, Rainier School faced budget recommendations and proposed budget amendments that threatened to shut down the facility for the developmentally disabled.


Alleged assailant arrested at workplace | BUCKLEY POLICE BLOTTER, NOV. 16-20

FALSE ALARM: Officers were dispatched to a Ryan Road business for a reported alarm at 3:22 a.m. on Nov. 16, but on arrival the building… Continue reading


Buckley fire station contract awarded to low bidder Five Rivers Construction | BUCKLEY CITY COUNCIL

Buckley city council awarded responsibility for the construction of the new fire station to Five Rivers Construction Inc., the lowest valid bidder on the project.Five… Continue reading


Sen. Roach sponsors town hall meeting at Enumclaw library

Sen. Pam Roach of the 31st District made a town hall stop at Enumclaw's public library Thursday, but drew only a fraction of the crowd she had at a winter session prior to the beginning of the legislative session.

Logging accident takes life near Buckley

A logger died in a work-related accident in the Hancock forest near Buckley the morning of Oct. 14.

Buckley in line for financial review

Buckley City Council members have unanimously authorized a bond rating analysis of the city, a necessary step prior to the issuance of a $2.5 million bond that will finance a replacement fire station.

Buckley museum gets renovation, could become official visitor center

Work is shaping up on the Buckley Museum's main building renovations as work crews busily insulate and panel unfinished walls. The renovation will result in the museum's ability to be considered an official visitor center for Buckley and the surrounding area, including Mount Rainier National Park.

Local SeaGal to enjoy encore performance

Three years ago, Stephanie Stennes went into auditions for the Seattle Seahawks SeaGals not knowing what to expect. No one knows what to expect going in. More than 200 women, many already with years of experience as high school cheerleaders, congregate at CenturyLink Field each year to try for the pros. Stennes, of Buckley, made it that first year, and she’s earned the spot again three seasons since.

Buckley voters approve fire station

The voting citizens of Buckley have seemingly come out in favor of funding a new fire station.

After 52 years in family, shop sold

Walt & Vern’s Truck and Auto Parts, a Buckley shop family owned and operated since 1958, has been purchased by a national corporation operating out of Chicago, Ill.

Can working Boomers retire? Some don’t think so

Working Baby Boomers may be the group most stressed about their economic futures, according to the newly released results of the 2012 AARP election survey.

Buckley ready for National Night Out

Buckley Youth Activity Center will host the city’s third annual National Night Out Tuesday.

OUR CORNER: Really, they’ll get the math concept

There are many parents out there who might lament the hours their child spends planted in front of the television or computer, playing their favorite video game. And considering the negative health impacts of sedentary hobbies, they aren’t entirely wrong to worry. But at the May 25 Sumner School Board meeting, directors were introduced to a textbook to be used for a full Mountain View Middle School course on video game design.

Buckley police reports April 1-9

SLASHER: On April 9, a lobby visitor reported damage to his vehicle over night. Persons unknown slashed the right rear tire on the man's vehicle, at an estimated cost of $100. The man said he believed his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend may have been responsible, as she had recently sent him some text messages stating she still liked him.

Foothills Trail benefits from Scout project

A covered picnic shelter will likely grace the city of Buckley’s narrow strip of park along the Foothills Trail, thanks to one construction-minded Eagle Scout candidate.

Veterans’ memorial standing tall

The climax of 14 months effort by the Buckley Arts Commission, volunteers and donors arrived at 11 a.m. Saturday as workers raised a pole honoring American veterans.

Rainier, nonprofit team up for dental care

Rainier School has partnered with Lindquist Dental Clinic For Children to provide affordable dental work to children in the Buckley area once a week.

Java Angels moves for credit union

Java Angels has relocated from its location at 18320 state Route 410 East.

Enumclaw Fastpitch: Hornets come out on top of Yelm

The Hornets will next play the winner of the Bonney Lake/Camas match-up, which began at 4 p.m.

Fireworks frenzy keeps officers busy|Enumclaw Police Reports July 4 – July 7

ILLEGAL FIREWORKS: Illegal fireworks were confiscated or otherwise reported throughout Saturday at Grand Fir Drive, Johnson Street, A Court, Wells Street, Battersby Avenue, Watson Street,… Continue reading