John Leggett

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EHS GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Split games bad news for Hornets

The Enumclaw High volleyball team split a pair of matches, beating Sumner in four games Sept. 28 before losing at Auburn Mountainview two days later.

  • Oct 5th, 2009 8:12pm

Buckley associate planner part of budget ax

The Buckley City Council hosted its first formal budget discussion to address what will be done about a deficit of approximately $278,000 heading into discussions surrounding its 2010 financial plan.

  • Sep 29th, 2009 5:33pm

EHS FOOTBAL: Lakes hands Hornets loss

As the old axiom goes, “It ain’t over ‘til the fat lady sings.” Enumclaw High’s gridders stunned the No. 1 3A squad in the state, the Lakes Lancers, Friday evening by going ahead 14-7 at intermission in the friendly confines of Harry Lang Stadium.

  • Sep 28th, 2009 8:37pm

Guitarist performs at Buckley Senior Center

Guitarist and crooner extraordinaire Raliegh Jay dropped by the Buckley Senior Center Friday morning to furnish the entertainment at the center's annual progress report meeting.

  • Sep 25th, 2009 9:55pm

EHS FOOTBALL: Undefeated Enumclaw preps for state’s best

Friday evening was “throwback night” at Pete’s Pool, as fans got a real notion of what football was like before electronic scoreboards were in vogue.

  • Sep 21st, 2009 11:20pm

EHS VOLLEYBALL: Hornets scar up Cougars

When Enumclaw High’s volleyball squad beat visiting Capital of the Western Cascade Conference, it wasn’t important in the standings and it was just a nonleague encounter.

  • Sep 21st, 2009 9:16pm

White River Volleyball: Squad making progress

White River’s volleyball squad is off to an 0-4 start, but is making progress daily, according to new coach Stryder Argo.

  • Sep 21st, 2009 9:00pm

EHS VOLLEYBALL: Lady Hornets jump to preseason victories

Unlike past seasons, the Enumclaw High volleyball squad seems to be coming out of the gate a bit faster.

  • Sep 14th, 2009 8:59pm

EHS FOOTBALL: Hornets edge Franklin Pierce

The Enumclaw High football squad traveled for the second week in a row, this time to Franklin Pierce’s field nestled in Tacoma’s Midland area and is now an unblemished 2-0 after trimming the Cardinals’ tail feathers 9-6.

  • Sep 14th, 2009 10:46pm

Buckley business hosting open house Saturday

Interwest Development Northwest wants to become acquainted with the people on the Plateau. The Buckley-based company will host a public open house from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12.

  • Sep 10th, 2009 10:30pm

Buckley hearing to consider changes to RV rules

The Buckley City Council has scheduled a public hearing to discuss changes to city regulations governing recreational vehicle parks. The meeting is planned for 7 p.m. Sept. 22 in the Buckley Multi-Purpose Center Building, 811 Main St.

  • Sep 10th, 2009 5:14pm

Budget ax could fall on Buckley associate city planner

Unless Buckley City Council members come up with money in an already-tight 2009 budget, the associate city planner's position will be eliminated at the end of September.

  • Sep 9th, 2009 10:27pm

Quilters have new shop for materials in Buckley

A quilter's dream store has opened in the heart of downtown Buckley. Front Porch Quilts has opened for business at 832 Main St.

  • Sep 7th, 2009 10:45pm

Skate shop opens in Buckley

Occasionally, good things really do come in small packages. There is a small skateboard shop in Buckley at 729 1/2 Main Street, directly behind Klips By Kim and just down the alley from the Buckley police station.

  • Sep 7th, 2009 10:41pm

Enumclaw Football: Team narrowly defeats Rams

Enumclaw High's Friday night trip to the historic Stadium High field to lock horns with the Class 4A Wilson High Rams wasn't very pretty.

  • Sep 7th, 2009 6:16pm

Buckley coffee shop proving popular

Every once in a while the stars line up just right and a simple, yet lucrative idea is acted upon. That is what happened for 31-year-old entrepreneur Jennifer Frick when she determined the time was right to open the Main Street Coffee House in Buckley.

  • Sep 2nd, 2009 6:51pm

Rainier School could face reduction in number of clients

Largest Buckley employer may face deep budget cuts

  • Sep 1st, 2009 10:08pm

White River volleyball: New head coach looking for consistency

Stryder Argo, the new head coach for the White River High School…

  • Sep 1st, 2009 6:56pm

Enumclaw tennis: Team has biggest turnout in seven years

Everyone plays under no-cut policy

  • Aug 31st, 2009 11:24pm

Thursday meeting to address Rainier School future

Rainier School could face a severe reduction in the number of clients it serves and accompanying deep cuts to the 1,000-employee payroll that makes up Buckley's largest employer. There will be an informal gathering for legal guardians of Rainier School's residents, as well as other stake holders and contractors, at 6 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Bill Leonard Room on the Rainier School campus.

  • Aug 26th, 2009 8:56pm

Buckley chamber sponsoring Beer and Wine Walk Sept. 12

The Firehouse Pub will host the Buckley Chamber of Commerce's second annual Buckley Beer and Wine Walk from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 12.

  • Aug 21st, 2009 10:55pm

SLIDESHOW: EHS football begins two-a-days, season opens Sept. 4

Enumclaw High School football two-a-day practices began Wednesday. The two practice times, in order to, "beat the heat," according to head football coach Don Bartel, are at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Hornets will begin each of the two-a-day practices by doing a bit of light weightlifting and stretching.

  • Aug 21st, 2009 8:38pm

Buckley hearing to address Comp Plan amendments

The City of Buckley's Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Aug. 31 to obtain public input regarding the proposed 2009 amendments to the Buckley Comprehensive Plan. These amendment elements will fall under the categories of transportation, parks and recreation, land use and capital facilities.

  • Aug 19th, 2009 7:39pm

Summer is done, time for football

I enjoy my summers as much as the next guy.

  • Aug 18th, 2009 7:43am

Reichert makes appearance at Buckley office opening

As is usually is the case when a dignitary visits a community the size of Buckley, even when there is little notice given, there is a buzz created as the news spreads.

  • Aug 18th, 2009 7:29am

Reichert mingles with Buckley residents during open house

As is usually is the case when a dignitary visits a community the size of Buckley, even when there is little notice given, there is noticeable buzz as news spreads. U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert arrived in Buckley the morning of Aug. 12 to attend the open house of one of his newest employees, Constituent Services Liaison Zachary Guill, who will be available to citizens from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. every Wednesday at Buckley's Multi-Purpose Center, 811 Main Street.

  • Aug 13th, 2009 9:17pm

Photographer snaps a shot of Plateau life

Huckleberry Creek Photography moved to Buckley’s Main Street this summer and is establishing an impressive clientele.

  • Aug 11th, 2009 7:56am

Restaurant owners adding spice to downtown

As sure as the sun rises in the east, the Bangkok Thai Restaurant will dish out authentic cuisine every day of the year, except Christmas and Thanksgiving.

  • Aug 11th, 2009 7:54am

Buckley chamber event aims to bring Plateau business together

The Buckley Chamber of Commerce will host a Businesses of the Plateau social networking and hors d’oeuvres party from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Buckley Eagles Hall.

  • Aug 4th, 2009 3:47pm

Buckley gears up for Flashback car show

The 21st annual Buckley Firefighters Association Flashback car show will get the green light Saturday.

  • Aug 4th, 2009 7:11am

Enumclaw businessman proposes motocross park in Buckley

When local motocycle engineer and promoter Ted DeVol visited the Buckley City Council July 28, his throng of motocross enthusiasts filled the Multi-Purpose Center chambers.

  • Aug 4th, 2009 7:11am

SLIDESHOW: Campers Hoop It Up At Third Annual Plateau Pro Cage Camp

The Third Annual Plateau Pro Basketball Camp held, at Enumclaw High School's…

  • Jul 29th, 2009 10:35pm

Riverdogs bow out at regionals

Playing against all-star squads finally caught up to the Buckley Riverdogs, who saw their season come to an end during the Pony League Regional Tournament Thursday through Sunday in Kirkland.

  • Jul 28th, 2009 6:46am

Skate contest is Saturday

The Buckley Youth Activity Center will host a skate competition at the adjacent Buckley Skate Park beginning at noon Saturday.

  • Jul 28th, 2009 6:45am

Reichert setting up office in Buckley

A liaison to Congressman Dave Reichert will be present every Wednesday in the Buckley Multi-Purpose Center beginning Aug. 5.

  • Jul 28th, 2009 6:42am

Buckley Riverdogs Moving On To PONY League Regionals

Trailing 9-0 in a win-or-go-home tilt at the Boise Creek Sixplex in…

  • Jul 23rd, 2009 12:20am

SLIDESHOW: Inaugural Buckley Youth Activity Center 3-On-3 Basketball Shoot-Out

The inaugural Buckley Youth Activity Center 3-On-3 Basketball Shoot-Out "Attack The Rack"…

  • Jul 22nd, 2009 7:47pm

Buckley caretaker plots to spruce up cemetery

Scott deCarteret has made his mark on the Buckley City Cemetery.

  • Jul 21st, 2009 8:06am

Buckley council hears traffic complaints

Buckley resident Robert Noll, who lives in the Copperwynd development on the city’s northeast side, shared a complaint during the July 14 meeting of the Buckley City Council.

  • Jul 21st, 2009 8:05am

First full-time caretaker making his mark on Buckley cemetery

Scott deCarteret has made his mark on the Buckley City Cemetery. Anyone driving past on state Route 410 is bound to notice the American flags and other accouterments he has brought since taking over Jan. 1 as the first full-time caretaker. And as the grounds have been spruced up under deCarteret's care, he has responded to the friendly atmosphere found in the small community.

  • Jul 17th, 2009 6:03pm

Buckley council hears Log Show traffic complaint

Buckley resident Robert Noll, who lives in the Copperwynd development on the city's northeast side, shared a complaint during the July 14 meeting of the Buckley City Council. Noll said that when he tried to leave his neighborhood on the Saturday of Log Show weekend, he encountered a 45-minute delay; there is no alternative route for getting out of Copperwynd.

  • Jul 16th, 2009 7:39pm

Enumclaw basketball standout signs with new team

Tony Binetti, a 2002 Enumclaw High graduate and a 2006 all-American in his senior year at Seattle Pacific University, recently inked a professional basketball pact with Dinamo Banca Sassari, on the Italian island of Sardinia.

  • Jul 14th, 2009 7:25am

Land purchase paves way for station

Buckley City Council members unanimously approved the purchase of a two-acre parcel of land with the intent of building a long-awaited station for the city fire department.

  • Jul 7th, 2009 7:36am

Buckley council clears way for 200 homes

The Buckley City Council unanimously approved a final decision on the Van Sickle Landing subdivision, clearing the way for the construction of the 200-home development along Ryan Road.

  • Jul 7th, 2009 7:35am

Buckley resident relives years with Secret Service

“I never owned a pair of sunglasses in my life,” joked retired United States Secret Service agent and Buckley resident Michael Endicott as he relaxed on his backyard deck, stroking a calico cat and discussing the stereotypes associated with the cloak and dagger world of the U.S. Secret Service.

  • Jul 7th, 2009 3:57pm

Buckley council buying land for new fire station

Buckley City Council members unanimously approved the purchase of a two-acre parcel of land with the intent of building a long-awaited station for the city fire department. The action came during a special session the evening of June 30.

  • Jul 1st, 2009 9:51pm

SLIDESHOW: Hundreds flock to 2009 Buckley Log Show

Warm weather greeted hundreds of fans and dozens of competitors who turned…

  • Jul 1st, 2009 5:32pm

Big Brother, I’m watching you

When people think about the early part of July, the day that immediately springs to mind for most is the Fourth of July or, as it is known patriotically, Independence Day.

  • Jun 30th, 2009 8:15am

SLIDESHOW: Buckley Junior Log Show

This group of pictures, of all aged kids, is from the Buckley…

  • Jun 24th, 2009 9:05pm