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Buckley among four to ink pact for water supply

Buckley City Council members approved a regional partnership agreement Jan. 26, joining Auburn, Bonney Lake and Sumner in signing a pact with the Cascade Water Alliance that will ensure the cities can meet their water needs during the next 50 years.

Buckley business owners ask for change in the way gambling revenues are taxed

In mid-May, business owners Jeff and Debra Schweter closed the doors of the White Horse Sports Bar after eight years of operation, citing business that had been limping along for too long. The closure has provided the impetus for another bar-owning couple – Jason and Bonnie Schafer of the Firehouse Pub – to approach the city of Buckley and propose a change to the gambling tax code as it applies to pull tab and punchboard games.

All I want for Christmas is a flu shot | OUR CORNER

Deck the halls with airborne flu germs, hack-hack-hack-hack-cough, hack-hack-hack-phlegm.

Several districts boast academy graduates

The month of June saw new recruits line up on White River School District annex’s stage to be welcomed into the ranks of firefighters.

Buckley City Council gives permanent power to hearing examiner

The city of Buckley's hearing examiner received permanently-expanded powers and responsibilities during the May 11 meeting of the Buckley City Council.

Wilkeson ready for handcars and more

The sleepy town of Wilkeson is gearing up for its biggest event of the year.

White River schools reach 10 percent absence

Two elementary schools in the White River school district met or exceeded 10 percent absence levels due to illness Tuesday.

Buckley council extends its contract with Cascade Land Conservancy

The Buckley City Council extended a city contract with Cascade Land Conservancy (CLC) for the nonprofit to represent the city in a land purchase agreement.

Shoreline Master Plan public workshop set for Jan. 24

The bulk of Buckley's share of the White River shoreline is rife with opportunities for native vegetation re-plantings, water quality improvement and wetland restoration, according… Continue reading

Buckley will host toy and blood drive

Today, Wednesday, is the last day to sign up to adopt a family and donate toys as part of the Buckley Fire Department’s annual toy and blood drive.

Buckley police to host drug disposal bin for health department

Don’t flush those expired pills down the toilet: the Buckley Police Department lobby will soon have a disposal bin for properly dumping outdated and unwanted… Continue reading

Buckley gets good rating for its fire station bonds

The investment bonds that will be sold to finance the construction of a new fire station in the city of Buckley were rated A+ by… Continue reading

New mayor sees bright future for small Wilkeson

At one time, Wilkeson boasted a population of 3,000 people. Now that number hovers closer to 400.

Buckley council told arrest rates higher than expected in 2009

Arrest rates were high last year for a town the size of Buckley, according to Police Chief Jim Arsanto.

After grooming 75,000 dogs, Kim Beach calling it a career in Buckley

After 30 years in business, and 27 years on Main Street, pet groomer Kim Beach will retire in June. Klips By Kim is the oldest standing business in the city of Buckley.

Truck stolen from elderly woman’s driveway on Christmas Eve | BUCKLEY POLICE BLOTTER, Dec. 20-24

LICENSE SUSPENDED: At 2:47 p.m. Dec. 20, an officer stopped a vehicle for a tinted window violation, on state Route 410 intersecting with Park Avenue.The… Continue reading

Garden would feed community

Buckley is considering starting a community giving garden to grow food for families in need.

Scout service project will garner covered picnic shelter for Buckley’s Foothills Trail.

The city of Buckley's narrow strip of park along the Foothills Trail will likely gain a covered picnic shelter thanks to one construction-minded Eagle Scout… Continue reading

White River auto enthusiasts planning show

Members of the White River High School Motorsports Club are putting together their first car show and fundraiser and, even though the event isn’t until May 18, students are already working hard to pack the house.

Buckley police reports Sept. 5-11

VEHICLE HITS PEDESTRIAN: At midnight Sept. 5, an officer was dispatched to Albert Street where a pedestrian and a vehicle collided. The fire department arrived… Continue reading