John Leggett

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Ubbenga signs to play with Gateway Grizzlies

Jonathan Ubbenga, a 2005 graduate of Enumclaw High and recent graduate of William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo., inked a professional contract to play for the Gateway Grizzlies.

  • Jun 23rd, 2009 5:41am

Buckley extends agreement for services

Buckley Fire Chief Alan Predmore was recently authorized by the Buckley City Council to extend an operating agreement with American Medical Response to provide advanced life support services to Buckley, Carbonado, Greenwater and Crystal Mountain.

  • Jun 23rd, 2009 5:39am

Buckley gets good deal on combo dump truck, snow plow

The crew at the Buckley maintenance shop was commended by the Buckley City Council recently for scoring a good deal on a combination dump truck and snow plow.

  • Jun 23rd, 2009 5:39am

Buckley police receive grant for license ID equipment

The Buckley Police Department was recently awarded a $29,632 grant to implement a license recognition system.

  • Jun 23rd, 2009 5:39am

Buckley council OKs Ryan Road subdivision

The Buckley City Council voted 3-2 to accept a preliminary plat application for the Van Sickle Landing subdivision during a Thursday special session at the Multi-Purpose Center.

  • Jun 23rd, 2009 5:38am

Log Show for kids Saturday

Plateau youngsters have been honing their logging skills for this year’s Buckley Junior Log Show’s big weekend, and it won’t be long until more than 100 young participants can show how much they have improved over the last 12 months.

  • Jun 16th, 2009 8:16am

Two former Hornets taken in MLB draft

Two former White River High baseball players – Jason Erickson of Bonney Lake and A.J. Huttenlocker of Buckley – were drafted Thursday during Major League Baseball’s first-year player draft.

  • Jun 16th, 2009 8:12am

Buckley gets money for new crossing

Buckley has discovered that all good things really do come to those who wait.

  • Jun 16th, 2009 8:09am

SLIDESHOW: EHS Spring Football jamboree held Saturday

Enumclaw will be seeing how swiftly they jelled as a team during…

  • Jun 12th, 2009 10:30pm

Busy night for Buckley City Council

Buckley Fire Chief Alan Predmore was authorized to continue his department's agreement for fire protection and medical emergency services with the small communities of Greenwater and Carbonado. The new contract extends the existing agreement for three more years, on the heels of a successful run from July 1, 2007 to July 1, 2009. The Crystal Mountain Ski Resort was added to the equation as well.

  • Jun 12th, 2009 5:29pm

Armadillo starts in Seattle, ends up in Buckley Business Park

Christy Robinson’s Buckley business, Armadillo Construction and Parts, deals in enormous and expensive pieces of mining as well as quarry equipment and replacement parts for apparatus like rock crushers and sand washers.

  • Jun 9th, 2009 7:34am

Curtain opens at Interwest; owner is happy with warm Buckley welcome

The new Interwest Construction and Development facility along state Route 410 in Buckley already carries a regal-sounding monicker – Kessell’s Kingdom.

  • Jun 9th, 2009 7:33am

SLIDESHOW: EHS girls fastpitch go 50/50

EHS's fastpitch solfball team played at the WIAA State Fastpitch 3A Championships on May 29-30, 2009

  • Jun 3rd, 2009 11:02pm

Baseball: A slew of Plateau players named to all-league team

When the South Puget Sound League 3A’s talented area senior baseball players hooked up in the senior exhibition games at Auburn Mountainview High School May 25, co-SPSL 3A champion Enumclaw High was well represented.

  • Jun 2nd, 2009 5:57pm

Fastpitch: Colvin named Player of Year

Voting for the all-South Puget Sound League 3A fastpitch team, a duty shared by the league’s coaches, resulted in Bonney Lake’s dominating pitcher, senior, slinger Caitlin Colvin, walking away with Player of the Year honors.

  • Jun 2nd, 2009 5:58pm

Enumclaw fastpitch: Enumclaw puts together impressive state rally

The Enumclaw High fastpitch crew nearly stumbled coming out of the gate, but came on strong down the backstretch for a photo-finish, fifth-place with Mount Rainier during the Class 3A state championships.

  • Jun 2nd, 2009 6:09pm

FEMA inspects damaged line

Three months after a winter storm damaged Buckley’s water transmission main, city officials were at last able to convince the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to examine the site in order to confirm the need for repairs.

  • Jun 2nd, 2009 5:34am

Buckley signs long lease for state land

The city of Buckley city council recently approved a 50-year lease of a 138.75 acre parcel of land located near the Rainier State School belonging to the Department of Social Health Services, for $20,274 each year.

  • Jun 2nd, 2009 5:34am

Area players to play in senior showcase, named to all-league team

The South Puget Sound League 3A's talented area senior baseball players hook-up with one another in the senior exhibition games at Auburn Mountainview High School at 4 and 7 p.m. Monday.

  • May 29th, 2009 12:16am

SLIDESHOW: West Central III Bi-District Fastpitch Tournament

Photos were taken at the West Central III Bi-District tournament at the…

  • May 27th, 2009 11:43pm

White River fastpitch: Hornets’ run toward state a wild ride

The focal point most coaches try to carve into a team’s physique as it tumbles headlong into fastpitch tournaments like the one that transpired at Sprinker Recreation Center in Parkland, Wash., the West Central District 3A fastpitch tournament, is to expect the unexpected.

  • May 26th, 2009 7:35am

Sumner fastpitch: Spartans struggle with Capital

The brash, young, offense-based, yet exciting Sumner High fastpitch gang came into the West Central District 3A fastpitch tournament at Sprinker Recreation Center in Parkland, Wash., with a chip on its shoulder and a great deal to prove.

  • May 26th, 2009 5:55pm

Enumclaw baseball: Olson, Rogers headed to TCC

Enumclaw High senior baseball players Andrew Olson and Beau Rogers will be continuing their baseball careers at Tacoma Community College next spring and Titan skipper Donegal Fergus could not be more pleased.

  • May 26th, 2009 5:58pm

Enumclaw fastpitch: Enumclaw faces Blanchet in opener

When the Enumclaw High fastpitch squad encounters the Bishop Blanchet bunch at the Class 3A state fastpitch tournament at the South End Recreation Area (SERA) fields in Tacoma at 11 a.m. Friday, the Braves would be better off knowing two things coming into that blue-field, game-seven rendezvous.

  • May 26th, 2009 6:14pm

SLIDESHOW: EHS May 16 Tourney

Some photos from EHS tourney game at Foss High School Diamond adjacent…

  • May 20th, 2009 10:11pm

Sumner and White River fastpitch: Hornets’ postseason rally continues

The Sumner High and White River High girls’ fastpitch squads met Monday afternoon at the South Puget Sound League 3A/Seamount League subdistrict tournament at Sprinker Recreation Center in Parkland, Wash., but the two took two very different roads to reach that stage.

  • May 20th, 2009 7:14am

Sumner fastpitch: SHS clinging to plans for postseason berth

The Sumner High fastpitch squad’s rollercoaster season continued at the rain-delayed subdistrict tournament at Parkland’s Sprinker Recreation Center Friday and Monday, when Sumner was slated to rendezvous in its third game of the elimination series with White River. The Hornets have been teetering on the brink of elimination for the past week.

  • May 20th, 2009 6:47pm

Enumclaw baseball: Lions roar past Hornets

The Enumclaw High baseball squad’s season came to a sudden end Saturday afternoon as the Hornets suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 setback to Auburn Mountainview in the West Central/Southwest bidistrict 3A tournament at Foss High’s picturesque diamond in Tacoma.

  • May 20th, 2009 7:04pm

Enumclaw fastpitch: Enumclaw hands Kennedy big loss

Taylor Franich drilled an inside-the-park home run to get the Enumclaw High fastpitch team off and running against Kennedy. The Hornets won 7-3.

  • May 19th, 2009 6:07pm

Auto detailer keeps busy

There are a lot of elements of Jorge Espinosa’s job as an automobile detailer that he likes, but the bottom line and the objective that makes him most proud is the “before and after” picture in his mind’s eye.

  • May 12th, 2009 8:08am

White River fastpitch: White River needs win to move on

Heading into its last scheduled game of the regular season Monday at Enumclaw’s Boise Creek facility, the White River fastpitch squad was sporting a 3-10 South Puget Sound League 3A mark and was on the threshold of being eliminated from any chance of a post-season appearance.

  • May 12th, 2009 6:50pm

Sumner fastpitch: Spartans face perfect BLHS

The Sumner Spartans lost the only game they played last week when they traveled to White River Friday for a make-up South Puget Sound League 3A game that had originally been slated for May 5, but was postponed due to weather.

  • May 12th, 2009 6:45pm

Sumner baseball: Season ends with loss

Sumner High’s baseball season came to an abrupt close when it lost 7-6 to the Lindbergh Eagles in the battle of the Seamount and South Puget Sound League 3A’s No. 5 seeds held at the Russell Road Complex in Kent early Saturday in the subdistrict tournament.

  • May 12th, 2009 6:42pm

Enumclaw fastpitch: EHS earns No. 2 seed

Not much changed for the Enumclaw High fastpitch squad from last week, as it played only one game at Franklin Pierce and edged the Cardinals 6-4 to push its South Puget Sound League 3A record to 11-2.

  • May 12th, 2009 6:33pm

Enumclaw baseball: Hornets balk against Pirates

When Enumclaw High’s baseball squad faced Highline at the Russell Road Complex in Kent on Saturday – in South Puget Sound League/Seamount League 3A subdistrict – they were facing a mirror image of themselves as far as style of play.

  • May 12th, 2009 6:28pm

Patson appointed to Buckley City Council

The Buckley City Council welcomed a new councilmember May 5, as Melissa Patson was appointed from a trio of potential candidates that included Marvin Sundstrom and Bryan R. Howard.

  • May 12th, 2009 7:59am

Enumclaw fastpitch: Hornets will take league’s No. 2

Enumclaw High’s fastpitch squad became firmly entrenched in second place last week after hosting and annihilating Lakes 13-0 in five innings and before that visiting Auburn Mountainview and working out a 9-5 victory over the Lions.

  • May 5th, 2009 9:05pm

White River winds down South Puget Sound League 3A fastpitch season

The White River fastpitch team played only one game last week, travelling to Bonney Lake Thursday and losing 9-1 after a late-inning collapse to make its South Puget Sound League record 2-10.

  • May 5th, 2009 8:09pm

Squeeze play on for WRHS

Playing Wednesday, Thursday and Friday last week, the White River baseball bunch lost two of three games and very well could be getting squeezed out of the playoff scene as a consequence.

  • May 5th, 2009 8:08pm

Sumner hangs postseason hopes on Lakes High loss

The 8-8 Sumner High baseball bunch found itself rooting against Lakes High earlier this week, as – at press time – the Lancers were playing a makeup doubleheader against Peninsula and Clover Park to ultimately decide Lakes’ fate, as well as the fate of Sumner and White River, both sitting at 8-8 in league.

  • May 5th, 2009 8:07pm

Littlefield stands tall on mound

The Sumner High fastpitch crew’s roller coaster ride continued last week as it went to 6-6 in South Puget Sound League 3A play by using 15 hits and five Lancer errors to clobber Lakes 12-4 April 28 and slipped past Franklin Pierce 4-1 on the road Thursday.

  • May 5th, 2009 8:06pm

Enumclaw baseball: Hornets take No. 2 seed into tournament

Enumclaw High pitching ace Andrew Olson tossed a gem Friday evening at Osborne Field, shutting out White River 5-0 to help his team clinch a share of the South Puget Sound League 3A title.

  • May 12th, 2009 7:04pm

White River Baseball: Postseason within Hornets’ grasp

White River High baseball coach Mike Williams appraised his team’s effort recently as being clutch and playing just well enough to win. While conceding his diamond dogs had experienced a successful week winning 2 out of 3, Williams is not convinced the Hornets have played their best baseball yet.

  • Apr 28th, 2009 6:00am

Wartime sailing memories still strong

W hen 83-year-old Bonney Lake resident Bill Bingham sits down with his fellow Weyerhaeuser retiree’s at the Enumclaw McDonald’s every Thursday morning, there is never any lack of topics for conversation.

  • Apr 28th, 2009 4:33am

White River Fastpitch: Hornets break out for first league win

White River High’s fastpitch squad broke through in a big way, winning its first league contest and taking two out of four games, ending up in possible contention for a postseason spot.

  • May 5th, 2009 7:01pm

Enumclaw Baseball: Shutout league victories keep Hornets alive

Enumclaw High’s baseball contingent cruised to a couple of shutout league victories, traveling to Peninsula April 21 to cleansheet the Seahawks, 4-0, and hosting Clover Park April 22, needing only five frames to eliminate the Warriors 11-0.

  • May 5th, 2009 6:26pm

Buckley treatment plant moves forward

The final completion date for Buckley’s new $11.5 million wastewater treatment plant has been moved forward to Sept. 1, but the main warranty has been in effect since March 11, so the city’s hope is that if any major problems occur, they will crop up within the next 11 months.

  • Apr 28th, 2009 4:27am

Buckley hearing to take input on hearing examiner

Buckley City Council will host a public hearing Tuesday to take public input on their recent decision to hire an interim hearing examiner.

  • Apr 22nd, 2009 11:20pm

Local baseball teams have victorious Tuesday

Tuesday was sunny around the South Sound and brought pleasant news for Plateau high school baseball teams on the road.

  • Apr 22nd, 2009 10:08pm

Buckley addressing final details surrounding treatment plant

The final completion date for Buckley's new $11.5 million wastewater treatment plant has been moved forward to Sept. 1, 2009, but the main warrantee has been in effect since March 11, so the city's hope is that if any major problems occur, they will crop up within the next 11 months.

  • Apr 22nd, 2009 9:57pm