Weekend Briefing | June 13 – 17

Lots of Buckley fire department news this week! The department received a new award created by the WSFFA to honor Buckley's commitment to volunteer firefighters, and the Buckley fire academy turned out 29 firefighters to work around the state. And the White River High School had their graduation! Congrats, class of 2016! Finally, a Plateau high schooler is in need of a kidney before she goes off to college, because a rare genetic disorder is causing hers to slowly shut down. Read more about her and more Enumclaw news in your Weekend Briefing!

Buckley Fire Department recognized for volunteer firefighter efforts

The Washington State Firefighters Association awarded the Buckley Fire Department the Fire House award for the department’s efforts with volunteer firefighters. The award was created this year by the association. Read more about the award and the WSFFA here.

Buckley academy turns out 29 firefighters

The Buckley fire academy turned out 29 firefighters to go around the state to various fire agencies. At the moment, all the graduates will be volunteer firefighters, but hope to land a career position soon. Read more about who graduated and where they’re heading here.

White River High School graduation 2016

Congratulations White River High School Class of 2016! Not much news here, but the Courier-Herald took photos of the event, so click here to check them out.




Bonney Lake High School senior seeks kidney to attend college

Maddie Lea, a Bonney Lake High School senior, has a rare genetic disorder that causes her kidneys to slowly shut down. Normally, this disorder affects men more severely than women, but Maddie found out last May that she will need a new kidney soon or will have to go on dialysis before she can start college in the fall. Read more about her disorder and how you can help through money or organ donations here.



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