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Buckley firefighters have simply run out of space

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 10:37AM

The City of Buckley is currently trying to pass a bond to construct a new fire station. There are many reasons why your department needs to replace the current station which was built in 1951.

Washington's 'small business taxes are obscenely high'

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 10:36AM

As a small-business owner, I am disgusted with our Legislature. What are they thinking? Raising more taxes is wrong. They need to do what we are all doing. Relook at contracts that are too expensive; cut hours; don’t layoff, just prune hours and salaries. They need to stop adding to our tax burden. Our small business taxes are obscenely high and are driving many out of business. Bankers in this area need to start reaching out to small business owners to help them. Sitting on their bailout money does no good for anyone.

Health care law ends business 'double-dipping,' saves taxpayer dollars

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 10:36AM

I’m certainly glad that Mr. DeVol doesn’t bother himself with reading “liberal crap.” But then if he had, he probably would have had a better understanding of the myth of large companies losing $100 million dollars due to the new health care bill. He would have learned that this “loss” is pretty much a paper loss only, since what the new health care bill does in this area is change the law signed by President Bush under Medicare Part D, giving these large corporations a cash subsidy of $1,300 per retiree per year to help pay for prescription drug costs incurred by those retirees.

Enumclaw Rotary needs help with Caregiver Kits for AIDS victims

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 5:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:39AM

The Enumclaw Rotary Club is again teaming up with World Vision, inviting local churches, community groups and individuals to join volunteers worldwide who assist AIDS victims by either helping generate funds to purchase, or providing volunteers to assemble, Caregiver Kits.

Lines blur between vocational, academic programs at White River

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 5:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:38AM

The lines between traditional vocational education programs, now known as career and technical education, and academic programs are blurring, White River High School Assistant Principal Greg Borgerding said.

White River bus driver uses ride for education

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 5:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:37AM

Driving home the point that learning extends beyond the classroom, bus driver Anne Ross and her Route 5 riders recited the Preamble to the United States Constitution and American’s Creed for the White River School Board at its April 14 meeting.

George Strait song written by White River grad hits No. 9 on Billboard

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 5:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:26AM

When Blaine Larsen learned country superstar George Strait was going to record one of his songs on his upcoming album "Twang," the White River High graduate was floored.

Enumclaw woman finishes mini-horse career with top honors

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:20AM

In the world of miniature horses, Cayla Schaeffer stands tall. The Enumclaw 19-year-old closed out her career in the American Miniature Horse Registry and the American Miniature Horse Association’s youth ranks with top honors in September.

Rep. Hurst to run as 'Independent Democrat'

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:13AM

Not at all happy with the way things have been playing out lately in Olympia, local legislator Christopher Hurst is changing his political label.

Business break-in; trailer burglarized | Black Diamond Police Blotter

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:11AM

BUSINESS BREAK-IN: At approximately 2 a.m. April 3, officers were dispatched to a business in the 32600 block of Railroad Avenue after learning of an audible commercial alarm. Officers found an open window leading to an office, with evidence that someone could still be inside, and requested that a K-9 unit respond to search the interior of the building. No suspects were found and the scene was processed for evidence and fingerprints.

Possible car prowls in Ward Court, Almadon St | Enumclaw Police Blotter

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:10AM

VEHICLE PROWLS: A Ward Court resident called police the morning of April 12, reporting items were taken from a vehicle the night before. No damage was done to the vehicle but the missing items were valued at approximately $500. Some of the items were soon found. Police heard of a second case of prowling, that one at an Almadon Street resident. Police learned that a neighbor had seen someone going from car to car early in the morning, but assumed it was a newspaper carrier. The possible suspect was thought to be driving a black, four-door sedan.

Buckley raising money for Relay For Life

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 3:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:07AM

Help mom celebrate Mother’s Day and benefit others at the same time with two May fundraisers for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Buckley.

Felon caught; jailhouse suicide attempt | Buckley Police Blotter

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 3:00PM updated Apr 20, 2010 at 9:06AM

FELONY WARRANT: At 11:39 p.m. April 12, a 47-year-old man was stopped on Third Street for a traffic violation and found to be driving with a suspended license. A check with dispatch also revealed the man had a no-bail felony arrest warrant and a second warrant for driving with a suspended license. He was arrested and booked into the Buckley jail. He will be transferred to Pierce County jail once he is released on the Buckley charges.

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  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:52PM

WALLY'S WORLD: Alpaca ranching is interesting side job

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:52PM

I first met Tim Pierick one afternoon about a year ago.

Enumclaw Rotary selects April students of month

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:50PM

The Enumclaw Rotary Club recognized Sarah McKinley, Chelsea Anderson and Taylor Kelly as Students of The Month at its April 15 meeting.

OUR CORNER: Goal to eat better is growing in U.S.

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 4:02PM

All Americans should rally around developments that took place recently at the White House, pushed by the Obama Administration.

Federal Way to pay Buckley for permanent space in jail

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 3:46PM

Buckley City Council members voted to give the go-ahead to Buckley Police Chief Jim Arsanto, Mayor Pat Johnson and City Administrator Dave Schmidt to sign a contract with the city of Federal Way dedicating a minimum of five beds in the Buckley jail to inmates from the King County city.

Kibler Elementary students, Living Court seniors bridge generation gap

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 1:00PM updated at 3:22PM

Pat Anderson’s Kibler Elementary School classroom was a buzz with activity on a Friday afternoon in March.

Don’t sugarcoat diabetes diagnosis

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 1:00PM updated at 3:20PM

Last month one of my students approached me with news that a blood test had shown she had Type 2 diabetes

Anxiety disorders often treatable

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 1:00PM updated at 3:18PM

Anxiety disorders affect about 40 million American adults age 18 years and older – about 18 percent – in a given year, causing them to be filled with fearfulness and uncertainty.

COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER: Ten tips for tasty tomatoes in late April

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:20PM

Marianne Binetti will make the following appearances:

Kahne moving to Hendrick team

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 2:16PM

Enumclaw NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kasey Kahne is getting a new ride.

CHURCH CORNER: Marriage is for man and woman

  • Apr 19, 2010 at 1:48PM

Since the church has been given this corner from which to speak, I can’t waste the opportunity to give truth a voice in our town and this world.

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