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GPD may be high but poverty levels still rising | Letter to the Editor

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 2:13PM

As Benjamin Disraeli or Mark Twain stated, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics." The following statistics may cause more glazed eyes than doughnuts at the local bakery, but here goes.

Aging Mastery Program comes to Buckley Senior Center

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 1:04PM

The Buckley Senior Center will be offering a 10-week health and wellness package to residents 55 and older.

Movie adds a magical element to the book, “The Lovely Bones” | Point of Review

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 11:34AM

Susie Salmon had heard that when someone was about to be murdered, their last words were either "please" or "don't" or a combination of the two. Those were the only two words she could think of when her life was about to end by the hands of her neighbor, George.

New Wilkeson Auxiliary to be chartered Sunday

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 10:00AM

The city of Wilkeson's Federation of Eagles is expanding at the end of this month to include a new, all-womens Auxiliary.

Expect extra DUI patrols over Labor Day weekend | Washington State Patrol

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 3:46PM

Washington State Troopers will be out in force over the next couple of weeks for the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign.

Letting my moral compass point the way in this presidential election | Letter to the Editor

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 11:13AM

Like the author of last week's column, I too am frustrated with the political realm and the choices we face for presidential candidates. Unlike the author, I decided weeks ago to avoid watching the many regional and statewide appearances of the remaining competitors, especially given the hate-filled vitriol that permeates the press and televised proceedings.

Auto collision, missing person and medical calls | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 9:00AM

Officers responded at 3:21 p.m. to an automobile collision at 112th Street East and Mundy Loss Road; injuries were reported. That night, Buckley police responded to Orting to assist with a suicide threat. Other calls on the day included an alleged assault at Rainier School and a suspicious person at a highway location.

DUIs, suicide threat and traffic collisions | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 11:00AM

Police responded to an automobile accident at 112th Street East and state Route 165, traveled to Carbonado after hearing of a domestic dispute and went to Rainier School after being told of a suicide threat.

Black Diamond Council narrowly avoids elementary school building delays

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 10:25AM

The Black Diamond City Council's approval of a traffic mitigation agreement resolution with the Enumclaw School District was one of the messier and more confusing matters the city has faced this year.

Fire Marshal issues burn ban | King County

  • Aug 22, 2016 at 3:25PM

The King County Fire Marshal has issued a burn ban in unincorporated areas of the county to prevent wildfires during the hot, dry conditions. In addition, the National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for this weekend.

Remember the Good Samaritan this presidential election | Church Corner

  • Aug 21, 2016 at 1:30AM

During an election year, people become more vocal about candidates, what they do or do not believe and whether they have the interests of all of us at the center of their policies and goals "for the future of America."

Weekend Briefing | News for Aug. 15 - 19

  • Aug 20, 2016 at 9:00AM

Stabbing charges, Larbor Days permit disputes in Black Diamond, improvements to the Mud Mountain Dam fish trap, increasing revenues for the Expo Center, winning horses at Emerald Downs and a farmers market survey - check up on everything you may have missed this week in your Weekend Briefing!

Don’t give into knee-jerk nationalism | Rich Elfers

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 11:13AM

Have you ever lived in another culture? I did when I decided to spend my senior year of college in England. I spent my summer of that year working with 49 other students from the U.S. and Western Europe on an archaeological dig on the southern and western end of the Temple Mount (Harim al-Sharif) in Jerusalem.

Green River College chooses interim vice president of instruction

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 10:50AM

An experienced higher ed administrator with ties to Green River College will serve as the interim vice president of instruction.

California invader Point Piper wins Longacres Mile with dramatic stretch win

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 10:46AM

California invader Point Piper came into Emerald Downs Sunday, Aug. 14, and won the $200,000 Grade 3 Longacres Mile setting a track record in 1 minute, 32.9 seconds.

Expo Center sees jump in revenue, notes need for physical renovations

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 9:35AM

There's much to like about the current status of the Enumclaw Expo Center, but there also are concerns that must be addressed.

Enumclaw opens farmers market survey to residents

  • Aug 18, 2016 at 11:13AM

Area residents are invited to share their views regarding a farmers market in the Enumclaw/Buckley vicinity.

Scammers claim to be working with the BBB | Better Business Bureau

  • Aug 18, 2016 at 10:10AM

No one is immune from having their identity stolen, not even Better Business Bureau. Reports have been coming in to BBB offices and on Scam Tracker regarding individuals claiming to be working with BBB.

Planning underway to improve Mud Mountain Dam fish trap

  • Aug 18, 2016 at 9:00AM

Protecting salmon in the White River – moving them safely between Buckley and a point several miles upstream of Enumclaw – is an expensive proposition.

Heat advisory warning | National Weather Service

  • Aug 17, 2016 at 4:10PM

The National Weather Service station in Seattle has issued an excessive heat warning for this weekend starting Thursday afternoon to Saturday morning.

State-wide burn ban now includes campfires | Department of Natural Resources

  • Aug 17, 2016 at 2:03PM

With the arrival this week of the most dangerous fire weather of the year, Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark is expanding the statewide burn ban effective noon today, Aug. 17 to prohibit all campfires on DNR-protected lands through Sept. 30, 2016.

Tests confirm Washington’s first death from West Nile virus in 2016 | Department of Health

  • Aug 17, 2016 at 1:17PM

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) confirmed the first death due to West Nile virus this year in Washington. A Benton County woman in her 70s was most likely exposed to infected mosquitoes in Benton County.

Approximately one-third of Washington drivers tested drug-positive in new study | Traffic Safety Commission

  • Aug 17, 2016 at 10:04AM

Approximately one-third of drivers in Washington were drug-positive according to a new study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Black Diamond Labor Days permit dispute settled; festival will be held Sept. 3 - 5

  • Aug 17, 2016 at 9:02AM

The last two virulent Black Diamond City Council meetings boiled down to this: the 102-years-old Labor Day festival is ready to go, and city code specifies that the council does not need to approve the celebration's special event permit.

Don’t forget your pets in your wildfire emergency plans | State Fire Marshal’s Office

  • Aug 16, 2016 at 12:30PM

Every family benefits from having an emergency safety plan; this plan must include your pets! You are responsible for their safety and well-being. Pets often sense disasters before they happen and can become confused, agitated and fearful. During fire season, be on the alert for this type of behavior and secure your pet as soon as possible to prevent them from running off in panic.

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