Buckley man takes Hippocratic Oath, accepted into college of osteopathic medicine
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine accepted 138 medical students to the class of 2017. Last week, students attended orientation and took a Hippocratic Oath and tried on their white doctor’s coats for the first time.
Among the new medical students is Buckley area resident Cullen Owen.
Owen graduated from White River High School in 2007 and from Washington State University in May 2012.
It is PNWU’s mission to educate and train healthcare professionals who will provide care throughout the Pacific Northwest, particularly rural and medically underserved communities.
PNWU students are selected on the basis of academic excellence, commitment to primary care, commitment to practice medicine in an underserved area, personal characteristics and ties to a Pacific Northwest community.
Bills show hundreds of residents doubled or tripled their water usage in the past two months, but many say they’ve not increased, or even decreased, their water consumption, and the city’s system must be wrong.
For the last decade, Ellen Boyd has been taking care the city of Buckley, most recently as its director of the youth center, senior center and parks department. So when Ellen was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian germ cell cancer, her friends decided it was time the community she dedicated her life to should come out to support her.
Mushroom pickers hiking just outside Greenwater recently stumbled upon a spooky scene — a human skull among the ‘shrooms.
Oakpointe is gearing up to start home construction in the Ten Trails project in Black Diamond — the developer is only waiting for is final authorization by the City Council. Final plat authorization was submitted by Oakpointe to city staff on Aug. 30, and after staff review, sent to the City Council for action on the Oct. 5 meeting. Council tabled the item to the Oct. 19 meeting. Additionally, a new roundabout opened in the city.
Some Black Diamond residents have been the target of a recent phone scam by an individual that identifies themselves as a police officer, at times using a legitimate officer’s name.