Buckley Police Blotter | Sept. 9 – 13
SEPTEMBER 13: City police handled a DUI incident at 8:17 p.m. near state Route 165 and Ryan Road. Other daily calls involved a suspicious vehicle in Wilkeson, one vehicle driven recklessly on C Street and another on Spiketon Road and a walkaway from Rainier School.
SEPTEMBER 12: Police responded to an 11:30 p.m. domestic incident on A Street that turned out to be verbal only. At 8:41 p.m. there was an auto accident on SR 410 that did not result in injuries. From Rainier School, there was a harassment report and a call involving a walkaway.
SEPTEMBER 11: Officers were alerted at 12:46 a.m. to an unwanted customer at a Main Street business. At 4:50 p.m. they were called to a domestic incident that turned physical at a Ryan Road address and, at 7:46 p.m., responded to a noninjury auto collision on SR 410. The day began with an alleged assault at Rainier School.
SEPTEMBER 10: Police were told at 9:37 a.m. of an attempted suicide. Later in the day officers responded to a DUI incident on SR 410 and a report of a commercial burglary at a highway location. The day was busy on local roads, with police making 36 traffic stops.
SEPTEMBER 9: Daily calls included a residential burglary on Ryan Road, a pair of noninjury traffic accidents – the first on Ryan Road and one on Ammon Street – and a theft from a Hinkleman Road location.
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.
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.
The Courier-Herald is publishing a three-part debate between Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson and her opponent Judy Baxley. Last week, candidates answered questions concerning the city, and what they would do as mayor to address any issues. This week, Part 2, is a chance for candidates to rebut their opponent’s statements. Part 3 will wrap-up with final statements.
The $5.4 billion spent to expand the Panama Canal is paying off for East Coast and Gulf of Mexico seaports; however, it is putting more pressure on the Northwest to remain competitive.
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.