Buckley

Foothills Trail, Sumner park plan get Healthy Community Award

The public event is 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Washington State Fair Events Center.

 

Final work begins this week on Buckley traffic lights

Police will be guiding traffic on state Route 410 in Buckley Feb. 14, 20, and 21, so plan accordingly.

 

New program allows families to “Check Out Washington” from their local libraries | Washington State Parks

You can check out “activity backpacks” for hikes starting March 1.

 

Young Buckley baker has eyes set on national competition

Micah Crawford has become a master of cake bakes, and hopes to be on the Food Network’s Kids Baking Championship competition.

Decision reversed on right-turn ban from 241st Ave. to SR 410

The state’s Department of Transportation recently said there would be traffic concerns about the restriction.

County to prohibit 241st access onto SR 410

The popular shortcut for skirting highway traffic will no longer be an option on Feb. 4.

Local cities, school districts stepping up to ease financial burdens of furloughed workers

Waiving late fees for unpaid utilities is “the least we can do to help them out,” one council member said.

Buckley Youth Center arrangements made official

The City Council and the Youth Center have worked side by side for many years.

Is there a Sasquatch in Bonney Lake?

Plus, a trainload of drunk pigs in Buckley, a dark tower in Orting, and secrets of Enumclaw’s Pie Goddess in Dorothy Wilhelm’s new book, “True Tales of Puget Sound.”

Buckley teen to build relationships, sport court in Panama

Hannah Weymiller, 14, recently received a $1,000 scholarship for the trip.

Buckley author releases second book of three-part series

Alex Personius’ “A Tangled Pattern” turns the small city into the center of the universe.

Bonney Lake, Buckley garbage fees increasing

This is part of a 2008 agreement with the company that runs Pierce County’s sole operating landfill.

New lights still coming to Buckley, but not until February

There’s only two companies in the U.S. that makes the parts the city is looking to use.

White River officially kicks off Glacier Middle School project

Also, Wilkeson Elementary slated to be opened early January.

Spiketon Bridge to get temporary repair

By next fall, a two-lane temporary bridge is expected to help ease Buckley traffic.

Open house on plan for new White River Bridge

Sen. Phil Fortunato hopes that active constituents can help convince the legislature to make money available to create a new bridge over the White River before 2040, which is when WSDOT recommends the bridge be built.

Santa to ride through Buckley

Find out when Saint Nick will be arriving in your neighborhood next week.

Buckley budget allows for growth, keeps healthy reserve

Property tax rates have gone down, but value has increased, as well as utility rates.

Local Toys for Tots drop-off locations

Find out where in Enumclaw, Buckley, Bonney Lake, or Sumner where you can donate new toys for kids in need.

Buckley clothing bank moves back to original home

It’s back at the old Wickersham School of Discovery Campus, where the director went to kindergarden and near where her father went to elementary school.